How To Correctly Weight A Reborn Doll
It can be quite difficult to get the optimum weight for a reborn doll but this area should not go overlooked. It is as needed as painting, and dremeling but beginners forget this sometimes. If done correctly, it can go make your reborn doll seem so much mor nike shop e real when it is held, and it adds another dimension to the doll.
Originally, reborns were filled with fine bags of sand as it was typically very easy to get the correct amount of sand contained in any size bags for the desired weight. Fiberfill was also used.
This can cause problems though because sand can lead to lopsided weighting if not applied correctly and nike shop as we all know it seems to get everywhere, which can lead to le nike shop aks inside the doll if not careful and was quite a common occurence at first. Things have progressed since then though and it is not uncommon to find polypellets or glass beads used as weights inside reborns. The main advantage of these is that they are easy to use, and they do not end up leaking so much. All this while remaing cheaper but still giving good results.
Baby fat pellets can be used and some people beleive them to give better results which can be true if used correctly. Some doll parts can react badly with them though so they are not ideal for all situations. If you are unsure on this you are best to avoid them, but you can also limit this where possible, if you keep the pellets inside fabric bags inside the doll.
When you are ready to work out the weight of your doll you should have already worked out what age you are aiming for with it. This will be the deciding factor in how heavy the doll need to be. Yo nike shop u should consider that an average baby babies will gain about 1 2 pounds (1/2 to 1 kilogram) per month for the first six months. After that, this figure goes down slightly to just one pound (1/2 kilogram) per month from six months to one year.
You then need to add this figure to the babies start weight which you should already have in mind. This is easy for anyone that has had a baby, but it you dont have first hand experience you could ask your parents or grandparents who will know how much you weighed when you were born.