Wednesday, March 26, 2014

How to make slopers for the fashion doll Pt.1 (VIDEO)

Last year, when I began this blog, I posted tutorials on creating basic slopers. The hope was that those "basic blocks" would facilitate my visitors in following along with all of the other posts. I realize that this is virgin territory for many of you who are just getting started in the adventure of making doll clothes. So for all of you, who could use a little more help, I've created this series of, "How to make slopers for the fashion doll."
Though I feature mostly 11-1/2 to 12" dolls in this blog, the same instructions can be applied to any size doll! In fact, I created slopers for my 16" Tonner dolls using the same method!




Here, we begin with Part I: Measuring the doll for slopers.


2 comments:

  1. Hi April, this is a wonderful tutorial, very well made, I'm looking for the next instalments, this is wonderful for self taught amateurs like me!!!!
    Kisses

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  2. Thank you Billa. If you look on the side you'll see Video Tutorials which will lead you to everything I've done thus far. I've embedded them in the original step-by-step postings. (Not sure how this one popped up by itself.) The videos take longer to produce than the photo tutorials. But hopefully, this will make it a bit easier for everyone to follow along. The bodice is already up and I will be adding the skirt shortly. In time, there will also be videos for the trouser sloper as well as the basic foundation.

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