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|Rerooting Your Sindy's Hair
You can buy a special tool do do this job, as well as instructions and wonderful saran hair which is PERFECT for Sindy by going to this website www.retrodolls.co.uk
Here is some examples of what Patsy has achieved.
|Ginger, Pearly White, Fire Red, Light Champagne, Platinum, Dark Champagne, Space Fantasy Pink, Fantasy Pink, Cerise, Lilac.
|This is how I rerooted my first Sindy in 1996. It takes a little practice but you will love it!
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Remove Old Hair
How To Reroot
2. Thread a loop of cotton through the eye of the needle leavig the loop hand out, thread 1 hair bunch through the cotton (fig 1).
3. Push the eye of the needle with the loop into the scalp of the doll until you can see it through the neck cavity. Thread the knotted hair through the loop (fig 2).
4. Pull the thread and needle from the scalp out, the hair should follow through easily (fig 3).
Left to right figures 1-3.
|Left doll - re-rooted with black hair that has been parted from the forehead to the nape of the neck to make two neat bunches.
Centre Doll - chestnut hair 1970s head is made of harder plastic, her hair colour is a mix between the red & black hair from the other two dolls.
Far right - doll red hair with standard centre-parting.