Picture this: You've been reborning your doll kit for weeks, meticulously adding one layer of paint to the other until your doll looks just like a real baby. When you're all done, you decide to protect all your hard work with the Genesis Heat Set Matte Varnish, just like the tutorial told you to. You take a break, come back to inspect your work and find your baby frozen in white matte varnish crisps. Hours of work ruined! What are you going to do??! Click "Read More" to find out!
How do you microroot your baby doll so that it looks like the hairs are growing out of the doll's scalp? The Root-A-Loop method is a great way to get beautiful results every time: even for novice rooters! Click "Read More" for details!
Separate your dolls from the rest with perfect reborn baby eyebrows! Whether you paint or root your eyebrows, this demo is for you!
What's the difference between a barbed needle and a notched needle? Why is gauge measured backwards?
Shopping for rooting needles can be very confusing. This guide will equip you to find the best rooting needle for your reborn doll.
In order to determine what kind of needle you need, we first need to understand how you root. In this video, I will demonstrate what I see as the three major rooting methods.
If you're new to creating or collecting reborn dolls, terms like "microrooting" and "43 gauge" sound a bit intimidating.
No problem! I'm going to walk you through what microrooting is and how it works so you'll have everything you need to know when shopping for or creating your reborn baby doll.
It's time to start rooting!
Learn how to warm the head, prep the mohair, and root a gorgeous natural hair growth pattern on your lifelike reborn baby doll!
In order to correctly root our rooting plan, we need to understand how to root directionally.
Directional microrooting will allow your hair to flow in the natural growth patter you designed so that your doll will look just like a real baby!
Now that you've been through Part 13: Drawing a MicroRooting Plan for Reborn Dolls Part 1, we're ready to continue the lesson in Part 2:
Every good process starts with a good plan!
To root gorgeous lifelike baby hair on your reborn doll, we need a rooting plan.
This tutorial describes in detail why, how and where to draw your perfect rooting plan!
Hi! I am Kim. I've been creating dolls all my life. I started stuffing cotton balls into my mom's pantyhose when I was a little girl. Now I hand-craft dolls that look and feel like real babies.