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The May/June 2024 issue of DOLLS is 48 full-color pages and features a new Meadow Dolls BJD available exclusively through DOLLS, a special section focused on BJDs, a sewing pattern, and more! 


7 After-Hours Elegance and Sophistication 
David Escobedo Combines a Fantasy Backstory With Classic Designs 
By Stephanie Finnegan 

11 Say Hello to Ady 
Meadow Dolls Creates a New BJD Exclusively for DOLLS 

15 A Dream Come True 
Oksana Shomieva Produces Realistic Reborn Dolls 

BJD1 DOLLS Presents BJDs 

BJD3 Wistful Waifs 
The Appealing Artistry of Ana Salvador 
By Pam North 

BJD7 Perfectly Imperfect 
BJD Designer Tatiana Tofaneto Embraces Transformative Change 
By Wil Peterson 

BJD11 Shows of Note 
Previews of BJDC Texas, Resin Rose BJD Expo, and PNW BJD Expo 

33 Spring for Winnie and Jemima 
Follow This Pattern To Craft a Cute Dress 
By Edith Schmidt 

38 Collector Corner 
Dolls Celebrate a Variety of Holidays 

6 Editor’s Notebook  
BJD11 Shows of Note  
40 Doll Scene  
41 Classifieds  
42 Curious Collector  
43 Portraits 
44 Paper Doll  
46 Event Calendar  
46 Advertiser Index 

On the Cover: Ady, a 15-inch resin BJD created by Meadow Dolls, is the newest DOLLS exclusive. She comes with an outfit by Lori Gould and shoes by Marina Checherynda.