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The August/September 2022 issue of DOLLS is 48 full-color pages and includes the annual presentation of the Dolls Awards of Excellence Public’s Choice nominees and ballot. In addition, this issue includes features on Brenda Mize of Eyes of Texas Dolls, Edith Schmidt, Terry Lambert, Henry and Zofia Zawieruszynsky, Susan Gibbs’ first silicone painting contest winners, Madame Alexander’s Sound of Music dolls, and more!  


8 Edith Schmidt
Fashions for BJDs
By Edith Schmidt

10 Past Perfect
Brenda Mize Fashions Dolls to Honor Bygone Days
By Stephanie Finnegan

14 Terry Lambert
Offers Custom Dolls, Clothes

16 Henry & Zofia Zawieruszynski
‘Retired’ Dollmakers Continue to Create
By Stephanie Finnegan

18 Susan Gibbs
Challenges Painting Students With Contest

22 2022 Dolls Awards of Excellence
See This Year’s Nominees and Get Ready to Vote for the Public’s Choice Awards

28 Dolls Awards Ballot

30 Dal Rosario Lowenbein
Designs Elegant Doll Fashions

32 Overcoming Obstacles
Dollmaking Group Faces Unexpected Challenges
By April Norton

34 Madame Alexander
The Sound of Music Inspires Many Dolls
By A. Glenn Mandeville