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The August/September 2021 issue of DOLLSis 48 full-color pages and introduces readers to Pat Moulton’s Lilly BJD, available exclusively from DOLLS magazine, as well as presenting the nominees and ballot for this year’s Public’s Choice Dolls Awards of Excellence, a feature on April Norton’s new white-porcelain collection, and a collection of stories about makers of doll clothing and accessories, including Julie Manley, DollNouveau, Chef Gina, Marie Adair, and more!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
8 Lovely Lilly
Pat Moulton creates a new BJD exclusively for DOLLS readers
By Pat Moulton
12 Regency Fantasy
April Norton’s love of ‘Bridgerton’ inspires new collection
By Stephanie Finnegan
16 2021 Diamond Awards
See this year’s nominees and get ready to vote for this year’s Public’s Choice winners
21 Diamond Award Ballot
22 Sydney Shure
Lifelong doll collector mixes work, play
By Joyce Greenholdt
24 Julie Manley
Artist creates custom couture for dolls
Doll fan turns 3D printing hobby into business
28 Kathleen Hill
Dolls are her canvas
30 Chef Gina
Professional chef serves up tasty treats for dolls
31 Edith Schmidt
Cloth-doll artist becomes BJD fashion designer
By Edith Schmidt
32 Dolls of Mine
Mother-daughter duo combines fashion flair, 3D tech to outfit BJDs
Artist creates hand-knit and sewn fashions for BJDs
By Dineke Bolle
36 Doll Tales
Civil War-era doll inspires award-winning children’s book
By Karen B. Kurtz
39 Shai Hoffer
Seamstress works to expand design range
By Shai Hoffer