Beautiful Boys, Gorgeous Girls – Asian and American BJDs ~ A Convention 2013 Special Exhibit

Jennifer Kohn Murtha presented this wonderful Convention 2013 Special Exhibit on the current doll collecting phenomenon. Jennifer and her friends have brought together a stunning and amazingly Continue Reading

The Enchanting Trousseau of Chiffonnette ~ A Convention 2013 Special Exhibit

Sylvia MacNeil's virtuosity as a costume researcher and creator of early French Fashion doll wardrobes made the Chiffonnette special exhibit at the UFDC Convention absolutely breathtaking! Make Continue Reading

Convention Centerpiece Dolls

Convention Centerpiece Dolls

On my way to the special exhibits I passed the display case with the five 22" Tonner American Model dolls dressed in stunning Edwardian Fashions. These dolls will be the centerpiece dolls for the Continue Reading

Regional Meeting

Regional Meeting

Have I mentioned this is my first UFDC convention? One of the fun things about coming is seeing all of my friends from other clubs in my region (who I mostly run into at doll shows) and meeting the Continue Reading

The Tonner Program

Every time I hear Robert Tonner speak I am struck by how friendly and approachable he is. His talent and his love of dolls (and of UFDC) is apparent and inspiring! We got to see the 20th Continue Reading

Open forum……

This afternoon I attended the open forum. After the meeting I got to meet UFDC president Ada Diedrich! Continue Reading

‘Kansas City’ Luncheon!

‘Kansas City’ Luncheon!

Today I got to visit with other dolls like me! I attended the Kansas City luncheon, with souvenir by 5Star Dolls, by way of Fabric Friends and Dolls. First I got to meet another BJD who was Continue Reading

A Junior Collector Workshop!

Cheryl Phillips led a fun workshop for junior collectors at the Washington Convention on Tuesday morning. The young ladies and gentleman learned about the Edwardian era custom of dance cards for Continue Reading

Opening Ceremonies

Opening Ceremonies

Loretta, Linda, Ada and Janet, our UFDC officers, at the Opening Ceremonies Tuesday night. (For those who know her, yes, Loretta is standing on a step stool!) One of the exciting Continue Reading

Monday UFDC Adventures

Monday UFDC Adventures

The day at the UFDC Convention started with a great seminar with Joanne Miller, the "President's Update". This seminar was to train club presidents and included a copy of the recently updated Continue Reading