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I finally got the opportunity to spray paint my airplane this weekend. It's looking pretty good so far. But customizing it the way I want is going to take some time. I'd love to find a nice leather-like fabric for the chairs and carpeting that is both retro and futuristic. And really after watching a million HGTV shows (just got our cable back after a couple of years of devout anti-televisionism), I need to work on layering, layering, layering. I want the airplane to look minimal, but I definitely need too work on my eye for detail!

So I've gotten a jump on the Hair chapter. I ordered from Dolly Hair, but their customer service leaves a bit to be desired. So while I wanted to hear back from them, I decided to get my hair needs from Restore Doll. What a great decision. They had what I need (doll needles) without having to buy a "kit". And I was able to find the hair color I need in stock and it arrived in like a day! I will definitely shop there again.

I have three dolls that are my reroot candidates. I'm working on my transsexual, June.

Man, this takes forever! I think I might have to buy (or make) that reroot tool for the tension method.

Anyway, I'll post some pics this week of my slow progress.



  1. If you _buy_ a re-root tool I will fly over the Atlantic and smack you hard for wasting money! You can so make one! (way cheaper!! If you don't know how then I'll make a tutorial for you)

    Tension rooting is way, way easier and if you're not hard on your doll's hair (gentle brushing/combing) I don't find it a problem.

  2. hahah! I have this vision of you (or rather, your one of your raven-haired dolls) whooshing over the sea to pimp slap me! I did see how to make one online but it involved drilling and even if I had a bit small enough, I keep imagining the holes I will make in my fingers. The one I saw said to drill a hole in dowel and stick in the needle. Sounds problematic. Tutorial please!

    I followed the advice of DonnaAnne and inserted the needle into the head backwards, then threaded a pre-knotted plug which worked faster but I want to try different methods. But not the loop one. That's for overacheivers, man.


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