You asked me to bring back the “Tape Measure Tuesday” feature, so here is the first installment. In case you’re unfamiliar with Momoko Doll, she’s a Japanese doll, made by Sekiguchi (AKA Pet Works), and she stars in my stop motion video of Romeo and Juliet with Dolls as the lead female character, Juliet.
Although she has a bigger chest than Skipper, and she’s a little taller than modern Skipper dolls, she can wear most of my Skipper patterns, including the ever-popular Candy Corn dress that I often re-post around Halloween-time.
She’s a doll with a lovely face, and my Momoko happens to be the So Cute Marine doll.
Although she’s highly articulated, there are some glitchy things that have to do with her articulation. However she moves at the neck-head joint, wrist, elbow, shoulder, torso (just under her bosom), at the top of her thighs, at the knees, and at the ankles.
In that front view, you can’t tell that it can be tricky to position her hands and arms in a way that looks natural.
Have a look at Figure A in the image below, and you’ll see what I mean:
Figures C and D show some of the shoes I’ve bought for my So Cute Marine Momoko doll. The company that produces Momoko (Sekiguchi — also listed as PetWORKS in some instances) is creating some amazing, finely detailed shoes, boots, clothing items, and tiny accessories for these dolls.
As you can see in Figure C above, the boots open at the back to allow easy changing.
It’s worth checking out, but be advised that when I do a “Momoko doll” search on Amazon, I get a lot of junk that’s not family-friendly. (I had better luck with the link I’ve provided here).
Unfortunately, Momoko’s adorable shoes don’t fit very many other dolls. And if you look closely at Figure B above, you’ll see that this little blue slipper doesn’t quite fit my Momoko doll’s foot.
Have you been browsing through my doll clothes patterns, but wishing a certain pattern was slightly different? If so, my Creative Spark class, “How to Alter Doll Clothes Patterns” may be just what you need to make these patterns into the pattern you see in your mind’s eye.
I also have a class called “Design Your Own Doll Pants Patterns from Scratch.” In this class, which costs only $19.99, you will learn how to create your own pants patterns, including leggings, fly-front jeans, elastic-waist pants, and overalls.
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To honor the trademark rights of the doll companies mentioned in this blog post, I am including links to their websites here. Please feel free to visit their website and consider purchasing one or more of the dolls mentioned.