How to Glue Resin Dolls
Happy Summer! In this tutorial you will learn how to joint a Sara Cole resin Hitty in a traditional, tandem, wooden-pegged style. You Will Need: -Resin Hitty Parts -A Wooden Dowel – 3/16-inch diameter for Full-Size Hitty -Epoxy Glue – 1 or 5 minute setting time -A Sharp Craft Knife – such as X-acto or…… Continue reading How to Peg a Sara Cole Resin Doll – Part 1
Hitty Bee wanted to see how big a Magic Carpet could be. Here’s a pictorial guide to making a BIG Rug! Will you make a big rug for your Hitty?
I went a little crazy with Embroidery Floss, once I figured out how to make these pretty carpets from multi-color and variegated threads. I purchased Anchor Brand Embroidery Floss from India, and purchased DMC multi-colored and variegated threads locally and from Micheals on-line as individual skeins and multipacks. Those brands are easily identified by their…… Continue reading Magic Carpets Part 5 : The Flosses
It’s fun to make several rugs at a time, because this allows the glue to set after each round. In one of Hitty Bee’s earliest sets of rugs, she decided to make a ‘crazy rug’ at the end, using pieces of each rug’s cord. These rugs were all made on paper because I was still experimenting…… Continue reading Magic Carpets Part 4 : Crazy Rug!
A picture is worth a thousand words! Here are more of Hitty Bee’s Designs to inspire you. You can create a rug with two cords: You can glue the cord back and forth in rows, instead of around and around in a circle or oval. I glued the ends of this rug to the underside.…… Continue reading Magic Carpets Part 3 : What Else Can You Make?
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Original Hitty Supplement In this final installment of Hitty Bee’s Holiday Wardrobe, I’ll show you a few small adjustments you can make to create a new look with this pattern, or make a longer bodice for a lower-waisted Hitty like the Original Hitty herself, or dolls made to be very close to her in measurements.…… Continue reading Hitty Bee’s Holiday Wardrobe 10