I just LOVE curly hair! On both girls and dolls; curls give a beautiful look from fancy to casual! So, a few days ago I wanted to give Rag-Roll curls a try on Abbey, my doll with super straight hair.
This is a great inexpensive way to curl your doll's hair with things you have around the house. To do Rag-Roll curls all you need is:
- Strips of leftover fabric around 7 inches in length (You could also cut up a pillowcase or other fabric you don't need anymore)
- A Spray bottle
- Bobby Pins (optional)
Abbey was ready to go!
First I sprayed Abbey's hair with water, being extra careful by covering her eyes.
Then I brushed her damp hair to get out the tangles.
Doing rag-rolls can be a little tricky at first, but you get the hang of it after a few tries. First seperate a small section of your doll's hair and twist it around one of your fabric strips. Then, tie the fabric strip in place (on the top rolls you may need a bobby pin to keep it from falling). Repeat until all of your doll's hair is rolled.
Abbey kept the rolls in overnight, even if she did look a bit silly...
But, the next day I untied the fabric rolls to find soft curls!
They turned out so awesome and gave Abbey's hair a lot more volume!
I'm going to try this method on Rebecca and a few other of my dolls too! It's very fun and easy to give your doll a new look.
If you try out rag-roll curls on your doll, I'd love to see! Feel free to send me a picture at firstname.lastname@example.org