Crafting · Faceups · Photos

Faceup Chronicles: Second Practice Faceup (Doll Family H 1/4 Practice Head)

Hello again! Today is the continuation of the long-overdue photos series.  Like the Playful Hearts outfit, these photos have been hanging around on my hard drive since August.  Well. . . they wait no more!   This is my second attempt at a face-up on resin.  (You don’t get to see the first attempt. .… Continue reading Faceup Chronicles: Second Practice Faceup (Doll Family H 1/4 Practice Head)

Crafting · Photos · Sewing · The Stash Project

Playful Hearts Outfit | My Den of Angels “It’s So Basic Sock Extravaganza” Contest Entry

It’s been a while!  How have you been? This year, I was able to make time to participate in two of Den of Angels’ Anniversary events.  It was a lot of fun! Today I’d like to share the first project I completed, a sock outfit for the It’s So Basic Sock Extravaganza.  This year’s theme… Continue reading Playful Hearts Outfit | My Den of Angels “It’s So Basic Sock Extravaganza” Contest Entry

Crafting · Photos · Sewing · The Stash Project

Cute Country Pinafore Project: The Dress and Drawers

In the last few months, I’ve slowly been making progress on the Cute Country Pinafore outfit for Corinne.  To date, I’ve finished the drawers and under-dress pattern included in the set.  It’s taking so long partially because I’m working deliberately and enjoying myself instead of rushing through it; partially because I’ve been busy with art… Continue reading Cute Country Pinafore Project: The Dress and Drawers

BJD Eyes · Crafting · Haul

Dolly Plans Update! Custom Doll Eyes in the Works!

I’m not even halfway through the Country Pinafore sewing project, yet I start another one. . . ?  That’s right, I’m going to try my hand at making custom doll eyes! (。◕‿◕。) I ordered these eye molds from Velvet Way on etsy.  They arrived really quickly – not even a week after I ordered!  They’re… Continue reading Dolly Plans Update! Custom Doll Eyes in the Works!

News from the BJD World

I Support the Artists: My Take on BJD Recasts and the Stolen Trademarks Situation

Today I want to talk about the recent terrible news for the BJD community.  As you may have heard, a known BJD recaster / counterfeiter, Mr. Luo, has taken steps to register trademarks in China that belong to legit brands and companies.  He is also trying to do this in Europe and the USA.  In… Continue reading I Support the Artists: My Take on BJD Recasts and the Stolen Trademarks Situation

News from the BJD World

Check out the Volks USA FCS Request poll on Tenshi-no-Mon!

via ☆彡Volks USA FCS Request☆彡 As a Volks fan in North America, I feel lucky that we have Volks USA to bring us their beautiful dolls and fun promotions.  One of those promotions is going on now, incidentally: the online Full Choice System, a way to build your doll from the ground up and have… Continue reading Check out the Volks USA FCS Request poll on Tenshi-no-Mon!

Crafting · Sewing · The Stash Project

Cute Country Pinafore Dress, Part 1: Getting Started

A while back, I was lucky enough to stumble across this little get at a local flea market: Super Dollfie Dress Making vol. 1 is a collection of clothes designed by Volks desigher Kaori Sato for their Super Dollfie line, and includes patterns to fit MSD, SD, and SD-13 dolls.   I’d been wanting the books… Continue reading Cute Country Pinafore Dress, Part 1: Getting Started