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karmacranes
« on: September 14, 2011 08:56:05 AM »

well i'm still a beginner at doll making and i've been making a doll with run ( the dollmaker's) pattern. and i was wondering if there was any alternative to yarn? and if it could be a straight almost realistic type hair?  and how i would go about this?

( info on my doll, to give you a bit of a background for help, she's a gothic sort of punky dolly. sort of based of this image http://www.craftster.org/pictures/showphoto.php?photo=483476&ppuser=215808. the clothing will all be scrap based and she's got a firm base of calco and terry ontop for skin)
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« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2011 04:47:48 PM »

Here is a place that has hair that is used for Barbie restoration. Straight, human-ish, tons of colors:

http://stores.restoredoll.com/-strse-Doll-Hair-KatSilk-Nylon/Categories.bok
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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2011 10:23:11 AM »

http://my.deviantart.com/messages/#/d1ly6t6
http://dollmaking.lotzstudio.com/lmak_dollhair2.html
http://www.flickr.com/photos/29184580@N04/sets/72157619529864003/
http://www.prillycharmin.com/restore/index_reborns.htm
I hope these help.  There is also needle felting w/wool.  Good luck.
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