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The August/September 2019 issue of DOLLS features48 four-color pages. This issue features our annual ballot for the Dolls Awards of Excellence Public’s Choice voting, with photos of all the nominees! Inside, you’ll also find features on French dollmaker Corolle’s 40th anniversary, doll artist April Norton, doll outfitter Charlotte Webb, award-winning paper-doll artist Norma Lu Meehan, and more!



8              Happy Anniversary, Corolle!: French doll company turns 40, remains young at heart
By Stephanie Finnegan

12           Face Value: April Norton crafts exquisite, emotional doll faces
By Stephanie Finnegan

18           Doll Outfitter Extraordinaire: Charlotte Webb makes BJD hats, reborn beds, and more
By Pam North

22           Norma Lu Meehan: Award-winning artist preserves fashion, history in paper dolls
By Karen B. Kurtz

32           2019 Diamond Awards: See this year’s nominees and get ready to vote for the Public’s Choice winners!

40           Diamond Award Ballot

41           DOLLS Reader Survey


6              Editor’s Letter
28           Antique Q&A
30           Curious Collector
43           Events Calendar
43           Classifieds
43           Advertiser Index
44           Paper Doll