I have made lambskin wigs for many years and I enjoy making them. Lamb skin wigs are all hand sewn and can be made in many sizes. If ordering more then three of one size, send me a blank head with the pate you will be using for allattached.
This is the patient. It's filthy and moth eaten and if we just tried to brush out the mattes, all we'd have left is a bald doll and a brush full of mohair. First step is to remove the wig.
I am looking for someone to clean my or maybe Shirley Temple doll's body as well as re-do her finger curls. She is just like the one you have pictured on your blog. She is in good shape really, and a friend is making her an outfit.
Click on topic for more information. Glue a cracked composition head with any strong white glue. To repair a cracked plastic head, put a screwdriver in the crack to force the edges apart.
For wigged dolls like American Girl dolls and Wellie Wishers, this means pulling off the wig that is glued on to their head. Some wigs come off much easier than others. Pull at the hairline until you are able to get a small opening, then insert either side of the spoon and use it as leverage to pry the rest of the wig up.
Gluing is the most common way of attaching wigs, but for fabric dolls, sewing is an easier option. It has worked well and is easier to manage than solvent based glues. All Fix has provided the best bond to vinyl, of the glues I have tried so far.
Share best practices, tips, and insights. Meet other eBay community members who share your passions. I have a vintage compo Shirley Temple doll and her original wig is here but is dirty
If your doll has an applied wig, carefully lift an edge and gently pull it off of the head. You may need to use an exacto knife to loosen glue around the edge if it is stubborn!. Once the wig is removed, you will most likely see an item that is called a pate.
Cynthia was not mistreated, she was loved to death. Her hair hadn't been cut, it was worn thin from constant play. She needed new hair, so we did an "extreme makeover.