2016 JANUARY DDA CLUB MEETING

WELCOME TO A NEW YEAR THAT WILL BE FULL OF INSPIRATIONAL AND CREATIVE FUN-FILLED ACTIVITIES FOR OUR FANTASTIC AND GROWING DOLL CLUB FAMILY.

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COME JOIN US AT OUR NEW MEETING LOCATION AT THE CROSSROADS CHURCH ON 104TH AND HURON IN NORTHGLENN.

WE ARE EXCITED TO HAVE ELECTED OUR NEW PRESIDENT DIANA DUNLAP AND VICE PRESIDENT KAYCE HARMSEN. THEY ARE FULL OF EXCITING NEW IDEAS TO MAKE OUR DOLL CLUB EVEN MORE FANTASTIC! OUR DOLL EXPO AT THE END OF MARCH, AND OUR TWO-DAY DOLL WORKSHOP WITH GUEST DOLL ARTIST BARBARA SCHONEOFF IN MAY, WILL BE HIGHLIGHTS TO DISPLAY OUR OWN ART DOLLS AND SHARPEN OUR SKILLS.

“SHOCK AND AWE”

HERE IS AN ORIGINAL WORK BY SONDRA DUNN MAHONEY. A GYPSY SHAUONI MEDICINE WOMAN (GOOD WITCH) NAMED “AVA”, THAT WAS ENTERED IN THE GYPSY CHALLENGE AT THE HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL QUILT SHOW. THE DOLL IS ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN WITH THE VERY TEENIEST OF STITCHES.

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NEXT, ARE DOLLS MADE BY DOLL ARTIST SUZZANNE MCGUIRK :

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SHOWN BELOW IS ANOTHER DOLL ENTERED IN THE 2015 GYPSY DOLL CHALLENGE MADE BY DIANA DUNLAP. HER DOLL’S NAME IS SCARLET (“DEMON BRIDE”). THE MORWENNA PATTERN IS BY JAN HORAX:

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KAYCE HARMSEN CREATED “SERENA-KEEPER OF THE MIDNIGHT SEA” FROM DESIGNER BARB SCHOENOFF’S CERISE PATTERN:

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SOMETHING FROM THE PAST

SONDRA DUNN MAHONEY SHARED HER EARLY ART WORK FORM THE 1960’s OF THE WONDERFUL PUPPETS THAT SHE MADE OUT OF CARDBOARD, PAPER MACHE AND FELT. THE PATTERN AND STORY OF “THE MAGIC ONION” ARE BY BILL BAIRD.

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MAY YOU ALWAYS HAVE JOY AND LOVE IN YOUR LIFE. MAY KINDNESS GUIDE YOU IN ALL YOUR ENDEAVORS.

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