How To Straighten Doll Hair – My Step-By-Step Tutorial

How To Straighten Doll Hair

A kind Cabbage Patch doll collector donated several “TLC Cabbies” for the LoveAgain Doll Project. One of them had really, really, really REALLY curly, silky hair. It’s called Cornsilk hair and a number of Cabbage Patch Kids were made with this kind of hair.

Her hairstyle looked kind of dated (1980’s) and at that time I didn’t have a clue how to straighten doll hair. So she sat in a box . . .

How to straighten doll hair

Fast forward to November 2016. I needed to create a Buffy The Vampire Slayer custom Cabbage Patch Kid doll for a single mom struggling to raise two kids. The request came in from her sweet 13 year old son, and there was NO WAY this lady wasn’t getting a feisty CPK under her tree!

Don’t forget to check out this step-by-step video about how to fix up a Cabbage Patch Doll.

The problem was that the only doll that sort of looked a bit like Buffy was this curly, tangled, frizzy-haired Cabbie cornsilk girl. I HAD to think of something!

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How To Straighten doll hair

Doll Hair Straightening Tool Kit

I am pleased to say I figured it out, and today I am sharing how I solved the curly, tangled doll hair problem! This works for Cabbage Patch, American Girl dolls and more.

For this project you will need:

P.S. Here’s how to fix yarn hair on a Cabbage Patch doll.

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