If you're part of the doll community then you know just how many online forums and resources there are for us and our dolls. Here are some of our most favorite [resources] that have taught us how to repair [minor tears] in our dolls from regular everyday use.
TPE Repair Video for Minor & Moderate Damage
Watch Time: 29 minutesVery, very in-depth. Specifically covers small rips and neck tears, but this method can also be used for leg tears, arm tears, and abrasions. Includes suggestions on purchasing a soldering iron.
TPE Dolls Quick Repair Tutorial
Watch Time: 15 minutes
Tools Required: white cotton gloves, disinfectant, fan, [face mask], sculpting tool and/or teaspoon, torch lighter, Revive powder or baby powder or corn starch.
Amateur Doll Surgeon Smoothing TPE
Watch Time: 7 minutes
Quick tips and suggestions on purchasing a mask and soldering iron, with a focus on repairing hands.
Elbow Repair from the Inside Out
Watch Time: 10 minutes
Tools Required: syringe, TPE filler paste, white paper towel.