If you are familiar with making cloth dolls, you probably know that you can use a felting needle to root natural wool into a doll's head.This makes the hair look like it's growing out of the scalp. Working with a clay doll is different because the hair has to be glued onto the head, or the doll needs to wear a wig. Here's a technique that allows you to root hair, even if the doll is "hard-headed."
This is a legacy post that was originally created in 2008. The photos remain intact for the purpose of nostalgia.
These fabulous flapper dolls were created by my dear student Ellen. The dolls are based on my Vintage Becky pattern, and Ellen made not one but two dolls. They are dollightful!