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The November/December 2023 issue of DOLLS is 48 full-color pages and includes a showcase of holiday-themed dolls, as well as our annual holiday gift guide. This issue also includes articles on Beverly Stoehr, Marlene Xenis, Marge Crunkleton, ODACA, 1940s composition dolls, and more! 

8 Little Wooden Wonders 
Designer Marlene Xenis Creates Eco-Friendly BJDs 
By Wil Peterson 

16 From Her Heart and Hands 
Beverly Stoehr’s 50 Years of Artistry Earn Her the Lifetime Achievement Award 
By Stephanie Finnegan 

26 A Community of Dollmakers 
The Original Doll Artist Council of America 
By Sarah Maldonado and Carol Johansen 

32 Festive Dollies 
Artists Share Their Holiday Creations 

34 1940s Composition Dolls  
By Judith Izen 

40 Crunkle-Clause Is Coming to Town 
Marge Crunkleton Sculpts One-of-a-Kind Holiday Dolls 
By Hannah Kelley 

6 Editor’s Notebook 
13 Doll Scene 
23 Holiday Gift Guide 
38 Curious Collector 
44 Paper Doll 
46 Event Calendar 
46 Classifieds 
46 Advertiser Index