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The August/September 2023 issue of DOLLS is 48 full-color pages and presents the Dolls Awards of Excellence Public’s Choice nominees and ballot. This issue also includes features on April Norton and her newest collection of white porcelain dolls, Susan Gibbs’ doll career, Jeffrey Cook of Maison Jeffrey, Erin Green of Cottontail Doll Designs, PDMAG’s Sherrie Neilson, and more!
8 Shifting Goals
Erin Green Grows Her Career One Stitch at a Time
By Hannah Kelley
12 Family Ties
Susan Gibbs’ Successful Doll Career Boosted by Mother’s Mentoring, Life Experience
By Pam North
18 2023 Dolls Awards of Excellence
See This Year’s Industry’s Choice Winners
25 Dolls Awards Ballot
Vote Now for Your Favorites
27 Fall Into Wonderland
April Norton’s Newest White Porcelain Collection Enters the Realm of Steampunk Fantasy
By Stephanie Finnegan
32 Sherrie Neilson
Takes the Reins of PDMAG, Johnston Original ArtDolls
By Jack Johnston
34 Born To Sew
Jeffrey Cook Creates Couture for Antique, Reproduction Dolls
By Karen B. Kurtz
6 Editor’s Notebook
39 Doll Scene
42 Paper Doll
44 Curious Collector
46 Event Calendar
46 Advertiser Index