2008 Hoffman Challenge Dolls - Row 3
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By Mithua Bose
Inspired by Brenda Brightmore's book Cloth dolls.

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Doll by Jayne Swanson
Adapted from a Patti Culea pattern








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"All the Skirt's a Stage"
Original doll by Daria Cash

Doll is stationary from the waist up and rotates from the waist down.  
Behind the curtains are 4 stages featuring 4 Broadway musicals
with 4" or less performers. The smaller dolls are on the other 2 stages.
Made from cottons, silks, lace, and doesuede

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Doll by Monica Leo

Monica is a puppeteer who started as a dollmaker.  In the doll's left hand is a butterfly resting, about to take off.           
    If you are curious about Monica's puppets, you can check the link below.

Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre
319 N. Calhoun St.
West Liberty, IA 52776
Phone: 319-627-2487
Web: http://www.puppetspuppets.com

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By Patti LaValley


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Doll by Barbara Kanter

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Copyright Deanna Hogan, Blue Heron Crafts