Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Lizzy is Wigged!

.....sounds kind of funny, doesn't it? She's "wigged"? Anyway, I digress.

Today I put on her hair and styled it.

Step 1:  Create a realistic hairline by making a wigging cross. As before, Dana Burton of "Miniature Art"  provides a great Youtube video on how to do this.

I have to admit, this is the most challenging step for me. However, I can tell I'm getting better....just takes practice and patience.

Step 2: Once the glue is dry, style the hair. Since Lizzy is a peasant girl, I went with a bun and strands of wayward curls.

Drumroll, please: Herrrrrrre's Lizzy!

I hope you enjoyed the process. It's such a rewarding experience making each doll - I can't describe it. If you think you'd like to give this a try, let me know and I'd be more than happy to help you get started.


  1. I like her hair very much. I can see how the hair must take a long time if you want it to look neat.

  2. Wow she is extremely beautiful.i love her hair so much..
    Well done dear
    Happy new year x

  3. I can't even style my hair like that. Love her hair style, so pretty. love Annette

  4. Lovely doll, what do you do with all your dolls? Hugs

  5. Oh WOW!!!! That's gorgeous Kim!!! The attention to detail you pay in these dolls is amazing. She is exquisite!

  6. Oh wow Kim! She is stunning :D What a beauty!! Such detail! Can you come to my house each morning and do my girls hair for school? :D

  7. Hello Kim

    My goodness she is beautiful. Do you hand sew the outfits or are they done on the machine?

    Happy days.

  8. Wow how lovely I wished my hair looked like this .

  9. It's quite amazing to see how her hair can be styled so precisely. It's lovely!
    Wishing you a Happy and Healthy New Year!
    Hugs! Barbara xx

  10. So beautiful!!
    I need you to come fix MY hair!!!
    Happy New Year!

  11. Lizzie is a gem! Thanks for sharing the process. Hope you have a very happy new year!

  12. Interesting work and another gorgeous doll.