Hitty Travel Doll — Gale Lyons Hitty

Dolls by Gale Lyons

Gale Lyons Hitty

Dolls by Gale Lyons

Submitted by the late Gale Lyons of Island Creations I started making dolls in earnest in 2003 with the arrival of a little niece who was being adopted from Guatemala.  Her mom-to-be mentioned that there was not much to choose from in the way of international play dolls, and so it all began.  After creating many cloth dolls, I moved to paper clay, then on to polymer clay, and eventually to wood.  Here is one of my cloth dolls from 2003-2005. In 2006, I found Hitty!  I saw a photo of a polymer clay Hitty by Patricia Ryan Brooks and fell...

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