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« on: October 02, 2014 10:10:17 PM »

I altered this doll for Spikefan for the TV/Movie Swap! She as so fun to make! First I used a heat gun to make dread locks, i repainted her face, and hand stitched all of her clothes which include a skirt, over skirt, blouse, corset, and shawl. I made her crab necklace out of polymer clay and repainted her boots. I will be making more!


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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2014 12:47:37 AM »

She's lovely. Her dress is terrific and I love the little corset.
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2014 06:52:24 AM »

So fab!  I may have to make a life-sized skirt like that.
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« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2014 07:29:52 AM »

She's really cool! You did a great job.
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« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2014 01:23:22 PM »

I didn't have the heart to take off Claudine Wolfs ears!! I planned on it but just couldn't do it.
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« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2014 01:23:37 PM »

Thanks for the kind words!! Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2014 01:45:05 PM »

P.S. You should join the Monster High swap. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2014 02:50:46 PM »

I love it!! You did an awesome job on the dress and face Smiley It looks like a lot of work on all the fabrics on the dress. I've tried my hand a few times at sewing by machine and by hand for my MH dolls and it is tough for things so small. I wouldn't be able to take off her ears either.... it makes her so fun Wink I like the big hoops in her ears, too!
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« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2014 01:20:28 PM »

Thank you! Sewing this tiny was a challenge and their little bodies are shaped so oddly. It was a challenge. The corset idea made things easier! I had to do everything by hand, I can't imagine how difficult it would have been to machine sew this tiny.
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« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2014 06:02:25 PM »

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