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Tutorial: make a long ruffled skirt for your doll

I love to wear these skirts myself – so why not to make a one for my doll? First step is constructing your own pattern. Have no fear, it’s easy! Get some paper, pencil, ruler and a tape measure. Measure your doll’s waist and hips circumferences and the length of your future skirt. My Alexandra’s… Continue reading Tutorial: make a long ruffled skirt for your doll

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Benedictine Nun: the BJD clothing anatomy

Alexandra’s robe was simple to sew but trickier to dress up. Her basic tunic is made of some thin blouse fabric. Do not forget to make the tunic loose, not fitted – fitted dress was considered fancy and seductive in the middle ages. Nuns were dressed similar to older women, especially widows – dark loose… Continue reading Benedictine Nun: the BJD clothing anatomy

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Tutorial: How to make your own “ghost photography”

Today I’ll show you how I made Alexandra’s nun ghost photography. I used my ball jointed doll as a model but this tutorial will work also for people or even your pet. When taking a photo for this purpose, always use a tripod. You will need two pictures – one with your model and one… Continue reading Tutorial: How to make your own “ghost photography”