Friday, June 26, 2009
Modelling on the new sofa that arrived today courtesy of eBay Sindy is just awaiting the arrival of her new hair which should come tomorrow, then I can begin re-rooting her. I think I may have damaged a few of the plug holes (the holes her original hair was threaded through) as when I pulled out the old hair some of the holes near the front of her hairline seemed a bit big. Apparently I can remedy this with glue when I put the new hair in.
Then I just have to get some more black hair so I can do her eye lashes and she'll be finished, sadly I got outbid on the 70's doll I was trying to get from eBay but I'll find more. This doll dates from the early 80's.
I'm also awaiting the arrival of a new sewing machine so I'll be able to start making new clothes for the dolls from the patterns I've had for a while now which will add a bit more individuality to my restorations.
Monday, June 22, 2009
I just got a Paul Doll from good old eBay (Paul is the equivalent of Ken to Barbie), he's by Hasbro and is from 1987. The person I bought him from had dressed him that shirt and a pair of shorts that I think were meant for a Sindy doll so they looked like hot pants, making him look even camper than he does now.
I'm finally going to re-root the older Sindy I bought a couple of years ago now pictured here in the Horse and cart. I'll order some hair from retro dolls tomorrow and start as soon as it arrives, I'm planning to bid on a couple more older Sindy's from eBay too. I hope to eventually make some kind of youtube video featuring them all and telling some kind of story as there are loads done with Barbie dolls.