These ideas for doll clothing storage are aimed at safeguarding fragile things from dirt and deterioration. While we all love to display our mementos, the first bit of advice is to handle them as little as possible.
Many items are harmed from the oils on ones hands. Coins are a good illustration. Coin collectors choose to store the coins in plastic transparent containers. Whenever they have to touch the coins, they put on white, clean, cotton gloves. The gloves coin collectors use are perfect for handling vintage or antique dolls and their clothing.
Display cases of glass are excellent ways for displaying fully dressed dolls of any kind. The glass will keep the dust off and yet allow you to see your cherished belongings on a consistent basis.
Dolls and their clothing that will not be seen should be kept in airtight containers when at all possible. Large ziploc bags are a great option. The bags also work for keeping accessories, clothing, and small dolls that young children play with on a frequent basis. A number of dolls have wardrobes specifically created for storing their clothing. Barbie is one. The Barbie collection contains a variety of items of furniture. Even if your kids might consider them as play things, they help to keep minature pieces together and in the found, rather than the can’t find group.
Those who sewing doll clothes have like storage needs. Tiny buttons, snaps, and hooks can quickly become disordered. It is disconcerting when the item you want is not readily available.
One could simply convert any sewing box to make it suitable for your pastime. One will find it’s pretty easy to keep everything organized if one has two containers, 1 to use when making regular sized garments or other items and one to use when sewing articles for dolls. Since the articles used for sewing doll clothes are smaller than average, it might be easier to purchase a box with smaller compartments, instead of trying to adapt a regular sized box. For example, a pill box might be exactly the right shape to meet your wants.
In addition to the containers and furnishings made for special lines, there are also storage cases of various sizes to be used for any doll. You purchase the wardrobes depending on the size of the doll. As an example, when you have only eighteen inch dolls one could pick a closet made for that doll’s height.
As one can tell, there are numerous choices for doll clothing storage. Getting everything organized is pretty easy.