Porcelain Dollmaking

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Porcelain Dollmaking 


Universal Doll Society - HALF DOLL CHALLENGE -

~ The sky is the limit as these dolls were made into powder puffs, dresser boxes, pincushions, lamps,

bed dolls, and more - all totally useless, but fabulously fancy! ~

· All entries must contain a porcelain Half Doll.

· All dolls must be costumed by the Entrant.

· Painting will not be judged, however it is encouraged to have the entrant paint their doll(s).

· Feel free to add props and/or complete in a decorative setting.

· There are no height or size restrictions, within reason.

· There is no limit to number of entries in any category or categories!

· We encourage any Style, Period, Culture, Elaborate or Plain.

· Dolls will be judged by POPULAR VOTE in the following categories:

1- Most Whimsical; imagination, fairies, dreams, nightmares & such*

2- Victorian/Edwardian Era, **

3- Authentic 1910 to 1930's: as the doll would have been made/presented during that time period

4- Storybook: Any children's book, phrase, wives' tale, etc. - please reference the meaning in some way!

5- Modern Interpretation: Nifty '50's, Hippie 60's, etc.

6- Holiday Theme: Depicting any of the seasonal holidays, Patriotic, Halloween, Chinese New Year, etc

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--- At Festival, all Top Winners in each category, will receive The NEW ‘Tommie Jean Award of ExcEllEncE’ ---

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Definition of Whimsical and the Edwardian Era:

1. *whim·syˈh)wimzē noun playfully quaint or fanciful behavior or humor. a whim. plural noun: whimsies; plural noun: whimseys , a thing that is fanciful or odd.

2. **Edwardian Era in its strictest meaning, is that the Victorian Era was the time in which Victoria was on the throne (1837-1901) and the Edwardian Era was the time in which her son, Edward VII was on the throne (1901-1910). The Edwardian era (1901-1914) is the last period in British history to be named after the monarch who reigned over it.

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Tee Shirt Order Information:

-Half Doll Rendezvous - Tee Shirt Order Form - Must be ordered & purchased by August 15th

Tees printed on Bella Canvas brand, short sleeve, tri-blend, unisex sizing.

$15.00 S - XL $18.00 2XL – 3XL Want it shipped – add $4.50


Phone: email:


Amount enclosed:

Mail to: Stacey Reed 7948 S. 5600 W. Payson, UT 84651 yellerhorse737@yahoo.com






*All challenge dolls must be preregistered.  No late entries will be accepted. Challenge dolls should be entered at the same time as regular competition dolls, and will remain on display throughout the festival.   Challenge dolls should be picked up at the end of the UDS Banquet, at the same time regular competition dolls are picked up.


One must wait until evening to see how splendid the day has been.

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"Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature."


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Porcelain Dollmaking is a wonderful experience and can spread happiness, love and make friends worldwide which then continues on from one generation to another.