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How to Change Dollfie Dream Eyes

Imagine this- your dream doll has finally arrived! After all the seeking, saving and scheming she’s home and it’s time have fun. You can change her outfit, shoes, and even wig, but the eyes? Well, Volks has helpfully secured them with hot glue so that’s a bit trickier. But not to despair! Changing the eyes…

How to Make Custom Doll Eyes with UV Resin

[kad_youtube url=”https://youtu.be/Ak9TV4Lq7TQ” ] Here’s an easy way to make custom anime-style eyes for your Dollfie Dream or SmartDoll BJD. UV-set resin is crystal clear and easy to work with, so it’s perfect for making small batches of eyes. For this process you’ll need: White sculpted eye base (made from white urethane resin, apoxie sculpt, sculpey,…

Advanced Guide to Making Resin Eyes for BJD

You may have already seen my guide for making resin eyes, but lately I’ve been working on refining the technique. The process is more involved, but the results are more polished. So let’s just call this the “Advanced Guide to Making Resin Eyes.” For the new eyes, I created a new set of molds using…

Making Resin Eyes – step by step

After doing a few batches of resin eyes, I’ve gotten nice enough results to document the process. It’s not a perfect product, but these type of eyes are a great way to test out designs and create a custom anime character. A few basic safety rules: follow the instructions for these products very precisely, especially…

Dollfie Dream maid sewing patterns book – translation notes

I picked up the recently released Dollfie Dream maid sewing book, which has patterns and instructions for several cute maid-themed outfits, with contributions from popular doll studio Ronronshuka and others. You can still find it on Amazon.co.jp under the title ドールソーイングBOOK はじめてのメイド服-Dollfie Dream- [単行本(ソフトカバー)]. Although the instructions are geared toward beginners, the difficulty is that…