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Leave slip in the mold until the side wall shows a thickness between a quarter and a nickle. Depending on the size of the doll parts, any thinner may cause collapse. The larger pieces need to be a little thicker. Here in New England it takes about 5 minutes, in Florida it was more like 10 minutes. The larger pieces need to be a little thicher.
Use a large syringe to fill small molds. Small molds can have an air pocket keeping the slip from completely filling the mold. Fill the syringe with slip and slowly push it into the mold. Do not use a lot of force when you do this. If you do not have any problems with small molds you don`t need to use this tip.