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Vegan BJD?

Hello, I would like to take up the topic here because it concerns me also something. Although I am only a vegetarian, I am sometimes in conflict with myself as far as the implementation of ideas is concerned. Yes, I use animal hair for my doll's wigs, but I buy the hair directly from a farm here in Germany, but definitely no animals must die for it! The little creature who donated his hair is still jumping around the pasture, although quite naked after the shear...sorry But the use of animal hair can not be avoided, since it is very fine and no artificial hair has these characteristics. especially for small dolls like mine .. Since I spun fibers even on the spinning wheel, I have already tested plant fibers, unfortunately with moderate success. Plant fibers are either too fine / linty or too rough / hard. Unfortunately there is no really ecologically acceptable alternative for fine alpaca or mohair.  I tested soyfibers and was not enthusiastic, they are very unstable in wet conditi…

Reworks and news

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Currently, I am reworking on the Boy Body for more agility and a new head will also be available. Some of the half-done dolls are waiting for the last painting and the last Kilnsession. Many projects in a "work in progress" state... So please stay tuned^.^