Edwardian Lady Dolls and Their Wardrobes ~ A Convention 2013 Special Exhibit

Donelle Denery contributed this exhibit which is perfectly in keeping with this year's convention theme.   Continue Reading

Mode Enfantine pour Poupees ~ A Convention 2013 Special Exhibit

This exhibit examines the fashion dolls of the 1860s wearng the dresses of la mode enfantine. The focus is on the dolls of Madame Rohmer with supporting roles played by the firms of Huret and Barois. Continue Reading

Robert Tonner ~ A Convention 2013 Special Exhibit

Our convention souvenir doll artist has been a true tour de force in the doll world for over twenty years and is a familiar and beloved name to the members of UFDC. Robert Tonner and the Tonner Doll Continue Reading

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