Category Archives: Doll Repair

Raggedy Ann and Andy Dolls

Raggedy Ann and Andy Dolls to repair I recently received these Raggedy Ann and Andy Dolls. They sure brought back memories of my childhood! I remember my grandmother reading us the story of Raggedy Ann and Andy and the Camel with the Wrinkled Knees, at bedtime. Each time she finished the book, we would ask…
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Just Fix My Doll!

Just Fix My Doll! Books, Books, And More Books I hear the cry, Just Fix My Doll! I am constantly taking classes, buying books, and researching the best practices and materials to fix dolls and toys. The restoration and preservation of antique dolls has been a consuming, but rewarding hobby and business. When I am stressed,…
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Composition Doll Repair

Composition Doll Repair The most time consuming part of composition doll repair is in the sanding. After the paint removal, I sand the doll parts, then spray with a primer. Once the primer is dry, it is easy to see what has been missed and what still needs to be filled. Liquids like primer take…
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Celluloid Doll Repair

  This poor body is in really sad shape as you can see. This is the first leather body I restored and I just figured it out as I went along. The broken celluloid was daunting at first, but I wanted to be able to do celluloid doll repair. This is a good first project.…
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