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Special Tools

I’ve got some interesting tools that I simply cannot do without.  Here’s my list:

Tools for Cloth Dolls

  • Sewing machine
  • Hemostats – for stuffing and turning.  3.5″, 5.5″, and 10″.
  • Embroidery scissors
  • Gingher scissors – for cutting fabric.  5″ and 8″
  •  Finger turning tools – tiny brass tubes and rods
  • Flat flower pins
  • Small ball head pins
  • Seam ripper
  • Freezer paper
  • Iron – large and small

Tools for Clay Dolls

  • Sculpting tools
  • Diamond files
  • Fine sandpaper or a sanding block
  • Mr. Clean eraser sponge
  • Paintbrushes
For detailed information about these tools and demonstrations of how to use them, visit my Dollightful blog and use the search box.