Doll Restoration Before & After
Restoring old dolls and teddies is a labor of love. Many hours go into these repairs. Each doll or toy is different and presents it's own problems to be solved. The joy on an owners face when they see their beloved doll or toy restored is worth all the effort.
Doll Restoration Before & After - Iris Transplants give new life to a doll. These flirty eyes went into a Shirley Temple Doll.
Doll Restoration Before & After - This was one of the first dolls I completely restored. She is mine.
Doll Restoration Before & After - This body was damaged in the mail. The leather body was falling apart and the celluloid left leg was shattered.
Doll Restoration Before & After - This poor Scootles doll had water damage and was falling apart. He is one of my favorite dolls.
Doll Restoration Before & After - This poor baby was so dirty and sticky when she came in for repairs. I washed her stuffing and replaced her body, then started the long process to clean her sticky vinyl parts. The hard plastic head was dirty and scratched. I cleaned it up and airbrushed it and he looks good as new now.
Doll Restoration Before & After - This Madam Alexander Queen Elizabeth doll had a hoop skirt that was no longer round. Her jewels were missing, her crown broken and her sash was stained and faded. She is nearly ready for her coronation now.