Eye size list -- for people wanting to change la baby eyes!!

This would be the place to ask questions or share information concerning all types of doll making, re-doing, etc.
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Post by Guest » Thu Jul 03, 2003 8:57 am

Steph, maybe Sheri knows about the little ones -- she makes awesome bitty babies!!! :wink:

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Post by Vicki Rutt » Sat Jul 05, 2003 3:59 pm

how about a 21" german berenguer what size for her?

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Post by Guest » Sat Jul 05, 2003 4:16 pm

Which face, Vicki? If it's like our SE's are, I'd imagine it's the same flat oval eyes we use for them... if it's one of the others -- Gobert or one of those, I'm not sure, but hopefully someone on here has done one and can tell us! :wink:

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Post by Vicki Rutt » Sat Jul 05, 2003 4:25 pm

I am not for sure its a new face didnt have a name for it kinda a potty face lower lip sticks out does that help any :oops:

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Post by Guest » Sat Jul 05, 2003 5:26 pm

It does sound like Gobert... let me see if I can find a picture... :wink:

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Post by Guest » Sat Jul 05, 2003 5:29 pm

Kind of like this?
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If not, do you have a picture of what the face looks like?

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Post by Sheri*DreamBabies » Tue Jul 29, 2003 12:37 pm

FYI I use the 11mm eyes in the 8" LTL and the 11" lababy's. Hope this helps and thanks Trina :wink:

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Post by Guest » Tue Jul 29, 2003 10:41 pm

Thank you, Sheri! I added it in! :wink:

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Post by Lori JR » Tue Aug 05, 2003 7:27 am

What about the new La Baby face? (open eye rosebud) I changed the eyes in one and the factory's are 18mm, after I got the new 18mm back in....the iris looks too small.
Know what I mean? Makes the face look more like a toddler than a baby.

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Post by Guest » Tue Aug 05, 2003 10:01 pm

I know what you mean. It's because the iris of the factory eyes is (or at least appears to be) bigger than that of the replacements. Also, because a baby's eye doesn't grow (or if so, not much) from infancy to toddlerhood, but their heads do, the iris of a baby takes up a LOT of the eye space, but less on a toddler. You could try Crystal's suggestion of using the bigger eyes and grinding the backs down with a sander. I think she was talking about soft glass eyes, it was for the Duerme face, but it should work for this one, too! Let us know how it turns out! :wink:

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Post by Lori JR » Wed Aug 06, 2003 4:10 am

Good idea Trina! I must have missed the post on grinding.....now if I can only stop in time. (I so overdo everything) :?

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Post by ~Angel~ » Tue Sep 02, 2003 11:17 am

Thank-you again Trina for the help so I can add this to the "How-To" Section of my rebirthing page. It has been so helpful to my rebirthing.
Here's a shout-out to all who helped her as well!
Dolly Huggers!
Angelina
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Eye sizes for the Reborns

Post by LorryDarlins » Tue Nov 18, 2003 6:47 pm

I've only been a member for a very short time and have found a wealth of information already. Thank you for listing these eye sizes for the various babies. It's much appreciated.

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Post by Brendas Babies » Thu Nov 20, 2003 11:33 am

I have done a new Rosebud open eyed baby, and I bought 20mm eyeco eyes and the iris was too small. They were the size of the 18mm eyes, except more white. I bought some 20mm Masterpiece eyes and they are perfect! So if tyou use the eyeco eyes, go up a size and maybe trim the white part if nessasary.
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Post by roses2lisa » Wed Jan 07, 2004 12:53 pm

:D I am THRILLED you ladies posted this information! Thank you so very much! It was one of my "looming" questions 8) .............just hadn't asked yet!

~Newbie-on-the-Block~ :foryou:

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Post by PrissyMayDolls*Vanessa » Sun Jan 11, 2004 8:09 am

Hi

Does anyone know the size of the eyes that come out of the new 22" Berenguer La Baby "Chuckles" and "Lily" dolls? I use the nicknames given to these molds from Prillycharmin.com See the link below to see the molds that I am ordering (B10 & B40).

http://www.prillycharmin.com/berenguer/1amenu_lab.html

Any information on the eye size would be great. I love these new molds and can't wait to get started. I haven't ordered them yet, but would like to go ahead and order the eyes at the same time. I will be placing the order in just a few days.

Thank you so much,
Vanessa

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Post by karina-brandt » Sat Jan 31, 2004 1:32 am

I always have this site in my favourites to look up:

http://www.store.yahoo.com/rebornsuppli ... chart.html

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karina

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Post by heyjude » Fri Feb 06, 2004 11:42 am

Okay...here's a dumb question...I have a pair of eyes here and I don't know what size they are. How do you measure eyes?

Thanks!

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Post by karina-brandt » Fri Feb 06, 2004 1:17 pm

you meassure them across the middle from side to side. usually eyes are meassured in millimeters, and you calculate to millimeters by saying: 1 inch is 25 millimeters (or 2.5 centimeters)

good luck on it. i hope it helped.

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karina

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Post by Carrie » Sun Feb 08, 2004 5:57 am

Any idea of what size eyes to use on the new 12" Carry Me babies? Thanks!

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