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In Which I attend the Fort Myers Doll Show

Doll Show Fort Myers Hitty Gale

In Which I attend the Fort Myers Doll Show

by Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty It's always fun to go to a doll show.  The Fort Myers Doll Club sponsors a show every year in February.  Local members and dealers bring dolls, bears, toys and accessories available to sell to collectors. Hitty with Miss Unity.  Miss Unity is the mascot for the United Federation of Doll Clubs. I am always looking for Hitty sisters and Hitty-size furniture and props.  I found a green chair by Eden Toys for Madeline and a Vogue Ginny Suitcase.   Here are some highlights: The Doll Show was decorated for Valentine's Day Steiff "Button in Ear" Bears...

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In Which I Travel to Orlando To See Dolls and Meet Doll Artists

Doll Show Florida Hitty Gale

In Which I Travel to Orlando To See Dolls and Meet Doll Artists

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty Doll IDEX  is the acronym for the International Doll Expo.  My adopted human, Shirley,  was able to attend for one day and I got to ride along. The 2011 annual trade show and exhibition took place at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando Florida.   Hitty at 2011 IDEX Orlando Florida This trade show is a premier event that brings together doll retailers, doll designers, doll artists, doll manufacturers and doll collectors from around the world.  The three-day event includes charity events, dinners and luncheons with souvenir dolls and accessories.  Demonstrations, seminars, and training...

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A Doll Show and Fun at the Beach

Doll Show Florida Hitty Gale

A Doll Show and Fun at the Beach

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty One thing I really like about living in Florida is the beach.  Our home is in Southwest Florida and the Gulf of Mexico has some beautiful beaches. Last week, we drove to the Atlantic side of the state to go to a doll show in Palm Beach.  Check out these beautiful Cissy dolls we saw there. Madame Alexander Cissy   After the doll show and lunch, we went to the beach.  The Atlantic side beach is much different than the Gulf Side.  The sand is coarser and brown and there are rocks to climb...

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Doll Show and Strawberry Festival

Doll Show Florida Hitty Gale

Doll Show and Strawberry Festival

By Hitty Gale, A Gale Lyons Hitty For the past few years, my adopted humans and I have traveled to Lakeland Florida from our home in Fort  Myers to go to a doll show.  The doll show is held every year on the second Saturday in March at the Lake Mirror Center in Lakeland, Florida.  Before she retired, Berdine Creedy would bring her beautiful dolls.  She is a dollmaker who enjoys interacting with collectors. Berdine Creedy, Doll Artist The Doll Show takes place at the Lake Mirror Center. Lakeland is a charming city with well-kept Florida style homes.  It is known...

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Happy Hitty Day!

Doll Show Florida Jenny Anderson Hitty Lula Wolfe Hitty

Happy Hitty Day!

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty You Know its going to be a great doll show when almost the first table has miniatures, Hitty dolls and Bitty Hitty Dolls! Hitty Dolls at a Doll Show That is what happened at the doll show in Saint Petersburg, Florida recently.  Saturday.  I purchased a 1930 edition of Hitty Her First Hundred Years with color plates and a Bitty Hitty.  However, I couldn't decide which Hitty doll to take home with me--I wanted them all.  Just to give you an idea here's a photo of my lucky Hitty Day finds. Hitty Dolls...

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