Yesterday I had had made the decision that I would need to make some eyes for my Hujoo Berry because the eyes I had ordered were taking too long...
Well guess what? Yep that's right, this morning they arrived. It is a pack of four pairs of eyes in blue, grey/blue, green and light brown. Apologies as I forgot to take a picture of them. They are lovely though. They have a mould line on them but that cannot be seen when the eyes are in place. The eyes are more detailed than I thought they would be so I am really pleased.
Because the eyes were here, this means Berry will no longer be kept covered, so I was able to put her eyelashes in place. Hmmmm, I did manage it but I would say it is a little trickier than you would first think or perhaps I should say trickier than I first thought. Here she is with that stage completed though :)
Eyelashes make a lot of difference don't they?
Anyway, with that part done, I moved on to choosing the eyes I wanted for her. I ended up using the grey/blue eyes as they will suit no matter if I decide to change her wig at a later date.
They look more blue in the pictures than they do in 'person'.
The final part for today was putting her wig on. I have bought her this white wig to start with. To be honest, I bought it thinking that it was cheap and I would buy her a new one once she had her face-up completed so I could see what personality I thought she may have.
I actually think it does suit her though. Anyway, this now leaves me with only her clothes left to sort out. The items currently on are all a little too big and came off a male doll about the size of a 'Ken' doll so I am currently looking around for simple patterns. I have a feeling that clothing is going to be an ongoing project as I haven't made any before and they would need to be hand sown.
This is Berry so far and I am really happy with her so far. By the end of this year, she should have new clothes and some shoes.
I am going to go now and am going to chill and watch a couple of episodes of Doctor Who before I go to bed.