Hitty Travel Doll

Little Miss Prim and Proper---Indeed!

Abbie Alvin Hitty

Little Miss Prim and Proper---Indeed!

Submitted by Abbie Alvin, doll maker and storyteller   "Miss Prim and Proper, her clothes, pictures, and story created by Abbie Alvin" This One of a Kind (OOAK) Bitty Hitty is only 4 1/2" tall.   But she has a mind of her own!  Doesn't she look proper and well behaved? How looks can deceive!     We went down to the beach last Sunday, and stopped along the way for some pictures on the old stone wall. "Take a picture of how nicely I can sit, please," she said. Ah!  Here we are at the beach.  Look at that blue sky! "Where's your...

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In Which I go to Sunday School Class

Florida Hitty Gale

In Which I go to Sunday School Class

By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty Doll It was early Sunday morning and I could smell breakfast cooking. My adopted humans were getting ready for church.  I was excited because I was going too!  Some of Shirley's friends had been reading about me on the Hitty Travel Doll blog and they wanted to meet me in person. I borrowed a dress from my sister, Honey Bee, and Shirley slipped inside a pocket of her purse.  Sunday School Class started at 8:30 a.m., early I thought.  Perhaps that is why there was coffee sitting on a table in the back....

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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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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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A Bonsai Hitty Wedding!

Bonsai Hitty Dolls

A Bonsai Hitty Wedding!

Submitted by Ann S. and the Bonsai Hittys Olive Pitt and Chester wish to announce their wedding.  Chester came to us via Wanda Harrigan of Wild Hare Studio.  He had been a sailor for many years, but decided that it was time to retire to solid land. When he visited his brothers, Olive (formerly known as Mrs. Olive Pitt) saw photos of him and fell head-over-heels!  It wasn't long before he arrived bearing gifts at the Bonsai Hitty home.  The two of them felt an immediate bond.  When Chester proposed, Olive told him that she would marry him, yes indeed!, but...

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