How to choose clothes for your reborn babies
Are you a big collector of reborn baby dolls? If you have reborn dolls or silicone baby dolls, you must know that choosing clothes for your little baby is a big and bit tricky part. Dressing the reborn baby doll in different colors, designs and styles will give your reborn baby doll a completely new look. Everyone wants their reborn baby dolls to look the cutest. So, here are some tips and things you need to consider while choosing reborn doll clothes and silicone baby doll clothes.
Avoid tight-fitting clothes
The first thing you need to consider for choosing reborn baby clothes is fitting. Never try to force the clothing on your delicate and soft baby doll. You should avoid very tight dresses which are hard and difficult to put on. It is really not a good idea to put on a very tight dress on your baby.
Tight reborn baby clothes will restrict the mobility of your baby and your baby doll will appear oppressed in small and tight clothes. Putting on tight silicone baby doll clothes will put pressure on limbs of your dolls and is likely for them to come off and or even in some severe cases tearing off your doll limbs.
Be careful while using dark clothes
If you are using dark color reborn doll clothes, you need to be very careful about it, as there are chances that dark colors can come off some dye. It is recommended that you should first wash dark color clothes and dries them properly. After that, you need to do a rub test in which you need to take a piece of white paper and rub it against dark colored reborn baby clothes.
Check for the color on paper, if there is some leak on white paper it means it can lose color on your soft vinyl baby doll. It would be really bad for you to have dirty, unrealistic colorful spots on random places at the body of your beloved baby doll.
- Dress them like a real baby
It is obvious and well known among reborn baby doll collectors that reborn dolls are specially made to look like a real baby. To retain their realism, you should choose reborn doll clothes like a real baby. In addition to choosing real lookalike dresses, you need to be careful while dressing up your baby doll.
You should consider your reborn baby doll a real baby when putting on silicone baby doll clothes. Don’t pull their fingers roughly; don’t touch hardly to them, don’t pull their hands and feet as they are very delicate. Don’t turn and pull the limbs in unrealistic directions as it can lead to breakage or popping up out of it. Also, be careful to their hairs never pull them hard.
Don't hold your reborn dolls upside down
Never hold them from one limb as the whole body weight will come on that limb and it will be likely to break. Don’t hold it upside down as you don’t do with a real baby. To prevent any damage to your delicate baby doll just be careful.
- Size of reborn baby doll clothes
The most important thing about reborn baby doll clothes is the accurate size. It is usually hard for people to know that what is right clothe size for their reborn dolls. The too tight dress is hard to put on and dangerous for reborn baby’s delicate body. Too lose and oversize clothes will ruin the whole personality of your cute reborn doll. For your assistance here are the reference sizes while choosing clothes for reborn baby dolls. The pound is the weight of a real baby, not a doll.
As the human preemie has size up to 17 inches and weight up to 5 lb, so the clothes for reborn baby dolls below 17 inches i.e. 10 to 16 inches baby doll would be customized.
The 18-20 inches newborn baby doll will wear the size of newborn real baby clothes or 5 to 8 lb baby.
The 22 inches reborn doll will wear the clothes size of 3 months old baby.
The 24 inches reborn doll will wear the clothes size of 6 months old baby.
The 28 inches reborn doll will wear the clothes size of 12 months or 1-year-old baby.
Considering this guide in mind, you will be able to choose the best-fit cloth for your reborn baby doll. You can also find the proper and right clothes from some baby doll stores.
- Never use wet or damp clothes
Never dress your reborn baby dolls in moist or wet clothes. Wet clothes are easy to fade, leaving a hard-to-remove stain on the silicone body. Although your clothes are not easy to fade, just don't take a risk. And another reason is some of the lifelike baby dolls are made of cloth body. Of course, the cloth body of your reborn baby doll should not be damp or wet under any condition.
- Dress your baby doll in an attractive outfit
In the end, the most important thing is the overall appearance of your reborn baby doll clothes that you need to style with your creative dressing sense. As you know that your doll is not going to grow with time and surely not going to ruin the dress, so you need to choose reborn baby dolls clothes with great creativity and attention.
Choose the dress that looks perfect on your baby doll. You can buy plain clothe from market and design and style it by yourself using your creativity. It would be great fun and the dress or accessories you will make will be unique of its kind.
Make baby clothes by yourself
I hope this guide will help you in choosing the clothes for your baby. Whatever dress you choose but keep in mind that your baby doll has real vinyl or silicone skin, not plastic, so choose a good quality dress for your baby doll.