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
Ribbonwood Centre
93-109 Princes Highway, 
Dapto NSW
9.30am start.
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.

All welcome.

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June meeting members made small dolls


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Gumnut Baby Display by Yvonne and members

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Matchbox toy display and Teddy Bear puppet  show from the April meeting.

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At the March meeting members donated goods to women's shelter SAHSSI

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Clown & Circus Display


 

Mother's Day Display


 

Display at Warrigal Care


Display March 2019


Display November 2018

Armistice Day display

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September 2018

Treasured tins

August 2018

Thimbles, buttons and mini sewing accessories

 

July 2018

Carol's travel treasures


 

May 2018

Peter Rabbit & Beatrix Potter


April 2018

Cloth and Rag dolls



March 2018

Cherished Teddies


February 2018

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


Pin Cushions


Golly Display


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Dale & Laraine's Monster High Dolls

 

Baby Dear
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

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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.


(more photos on the What's On page)

 

 

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