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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…

Modifying DDH-01

Recently I acquired the DDH-01 softcap head (closed eyes) to play around with. Volks was out of stock of the new open-eyed heads, and since my intention was to mod I went ahead and got the closed eyed.   Setup and tools include the trusty paper plate and paper towel, face mask, various grades sanding…

Where to Buy Animetic eyes for Dollfie Dream

Volks USA This should be your first stop- they have a great selection of familiar styles and colors. Only serves North American customers. 18-24mm, $11 http://volksusastore.com/webstores/dollfie/ Volks International The same selection of styles as Volks USA, but a bit easier to compare. 18-24mm, 1029 yen http://www.volks.co.jp/en/dollfiedream/eye.html Parabox Carries their own line of anime-style acrylic eyes.…