Here is a quick dollmaking aid for you to make. I use it all of the time.
A Simple Beanbag Can Be A Very Useful Tool.”
I use the bag to prop my doll as I create it.
I also use the bag when I do table top photography.
Instead of using a tripod I use one or more bags
It keeps my camera steady.
You will need
A sewing machine or you can sew by hand
White opaque tights
White uncooked beans from the grocery store
Cut the leg of the tights to the desired length.
Close one end by machine or by hand sewing.
Turn right side out.
Loosely fill with beans.
Close the open end by machine or by hand.