The Wollongong Doll Club Inc
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The Wollongong Doll club meets
on the 2nd Saturday of the month at
The Scribbly Gum Hall
93-109 Princes Highway,
12 noon for general meeting.
Competition entries close before 12noon.
An Annual Fair and regular Excursions are features of the club.
Fees $25 due 1st July.
Members receive a newsletter with details of coming events and activities.
________June meeting members made small dolls
Gumnut Baby Display by Yvonne and members
Matchbox toy display and Teddy Bear puppet show from the April meeting.
At the March meeting members donated goods to women's shelter SAHSSI
Clown & Circus Display
Mother's Day Display
Display at Warrigal Care
Display March 2019
Display November 2018
Armistice Day display
Thimbles, buttons and mini sewing accessories
Carol's travel treasures
Peter Rabbit & Beatrix Potter
Cloth and Rag dolls
Chinese Year of the Dog
Christmas Show and Tell November meeting
It's a Small World
Furbies, Popples & Furskins
World Doll Day
Berenguers Display February 2017
Dale & Laraine's Monster High Dolls
and Little Golden Books display
The Baby Dear doll was made by The Vogue Doll Co. The doll was made from 1960-64.
This doll has a label on back of its neck (Vogue Dolls Inc) and incised E. Wilkin 1960 on top of the left leg. It was sold wearing a rosebud pink and white nightshirt and diaper.
E. Wilkin is Eloise Wilkin, a renown and prolific Little Golden Book illustrator who in 1961 drew Baby Dear in a Golden Book of that name, the story written by her sister Esther.
Eloise Wilkin was the dolls designer.
The display features Little Golden Books illustrated by Eloise Wilkin and of course Baby Dear.
Next Club Meeting
Saturday to be advised 9.30am
Doll & Bear Fair 16th October 2021 (details on "What's On" page)
Competition Winners June 2021
Small plastic doll
Bear dressed as a boy
Novelty glass jar
Sunday 6th December club trip to Berry
First call was to club member Rosemary's home to see her wonderful collection of costumes she has created and her incredible collection of early sewing machines.
starting from the 14th century to the 1950's. Movie star outfits, school uniforms and much much more.
Blythe Doll Display
Original Blythe dolls from 1972. These dolls have a pull string to change the colour of the eyes.
From club member Margaret's collection.
Troll Display at the July club meeting
Anzac Display April Meeting