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dessadoll
« on: March 11, 2008 02:06:13 PM »

Just curious if anyone here makes vinyl lookalike dolls.  Doesn't matter if the body is fabric.  My daughter's birthday is in october, and I would love to get one for her.  I just don't want it to cost $200-400 like the ones I'm finding online.  I'll even make the clothes if someone else can make the doll?
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dessadoll
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2008 03:27:50 PM »

Alright, well if no one knows someone that makes these dolls, does anyone know a good website I could go to in order to buy the parts to make my own for her?
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teachingjonah
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2008 04:29:21 PM »

Maybe here?
http://www.funstufdolls.com/

I've never used them before, but maybe you'll find something there.
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sayraphim
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2008 05:30:20 PM »

does it have to be a vinyl doll? it'd be easy to make a material or knitted doll. my mum knitted a doll of me when i was 18 and gothic, i loved it and still have it.
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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2008 07:03:59 AM »

I think you are talking about reborn dolls...they cost alot of money because they take alot of time, and are a little expensive to make (I made them for 2 years, but now have 3 babies and not enough time lol). If you want to have a go at making one yourself, I have used this supplier in the USA before, very reliable-
http://www.dollssoreal.zoovy.com/

And a free online tutorial -
http://www.prillycharmin.com/restore/index_reborns.htm

Here is a doll forum where there are lots of reborn artists, very helpful group -
www.doll-fan.com

Hope to have helped Wink
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