Friday, April 9, 2010

Finishing Touches that make a difference

If you are using light colored hair, cover the embroidery thread with a small patch of tricot. You can either glue it on or sew it; If you don't put a patch over the thread, you would see it under the hair, but this way, it is hidden and looks more professional;

Friday, April 2, 2010

Tip of the Day: Make sure your eyeline doesn't move

Symmetry and proportion of the body, and especially the face, are very important factors in making your dolls look good. Here is a tip to make sure the string eyeline doesn't move about when you pull the head covering over the sculpted head. Sew a few stitches with the string lying on the line that you drew when you measured the half way mark, before pulling the tricot cover over the inner head.