First up today is one of my two dolls re-rooted by the very talented Jackie Rhydstrom. She was an early Trendon brunette falling haired Gingham girl that Jackie took in hand and re-rooted her in a lovely coloured strawberry blonde with a FCP to give her a second chance in life.
Here are some of the photos that Jackie took and sent me to buy her from…..
1. She is one of my rare named girls and is called Annaleise.
My second of Jackie’s re-rooted dolls is the now ‘famous’ Ross. He is my original wide faced 1969 Gregor Dark Denim lad who has been with me for MANY years, standing quietly on my bookcases and gently shedding his hair until all his fringe had disappeared and some drastic action was required.
He packed his bags and headed off to stay with Jackie in Spain for a little ‘hair re-rooting’ holiday. Whilst over there and living by the ocean he decided that he would like to become a long haired blonde surfing dude.
This was the very first time that Jackie had attempted a Gregor and so when it came to styling his long blonde locks she enlisted the help,of her own male hairdresser who agreed to help her if she brought him with her to his salon. A few days later after it had settled down Jackie re-trimmed it a little more before sending him home.
Third on the agenda is my early 70s Trendon dark eyed baby nightdress who was bought especially for this purpose due to falling hair, and then took a trip to Lisa Hartley to get her new brunette longer locks.
Here are the two photos that Lisa took of her before sending her back.
Last, but not least is my latest re-root by Sarah Williams. I had been ‘pestering’ poor Sarah for years now for her to re-root one of my gang since she wouldn’t part with one of her gorgeous vintage-sasha models that I so loved and wanted to buy. Finally she caved in and this 1969 fallen haired/then wigged Gregor Dark Denims, Luke, was chosen for the candidate. This doll had a history having originally been bought by me from Sashadolluk as one of Simple-Sasha’s Bassett Hound, Henry’s, chewn footed dolls. He had since been given a complete new torso to match his pretty minty face and so was, as the saying goes….’as good as new.’ The original plan was for him/her to have the original brunette coloured hair again but on draping some hair samples we decided that these golden locks suited him/her far better. With the change of gender came the change of name from Luke to Lucy.
So these last four dolls complete my posts on my re-rooted Sasha Dolls. I do hope that you have enjoyed seeing these wonderful ‘make-overs’ on my falling brunette haired dolls and agree that they are as lovely (if not even better!) than they were originally with their factory rooted hair. My sincere thanks again to Bettina, Jackie, Lisa and Sarah for customising these gorgeous dolls for me to own in my collection….. and allowing me to use their original photos here.
I must apologise for this seemingly ENDLESS and photo OVERLOADED post but obviously didn’t know just when to STOP….. but guessing that’s what comes of me loving The Sasha Dolls so much.)