GUMNUT DOLLIES NEWCASTLE is a group of creative doll makers, using a variety of different media. We warmly welcome new members and visitors. Our dolls range from the naive to sculpted art dolls created with cloth, clay, found objects and much more. We meet on the second Saturday of the month and are based in Newcastle, Australia. Our group has its beginnings with HELLO DOLLIES a doll makers' group established by Anne's Glory Box and GUMNUTTERS, a group of like minded doll enthusiasts.
Another really great day at Hello Dollies - April 26th- at one of our new venues, Scrap Needs, Cardiff.
There was such an amazing array of show and tell and inspiration for our upcoming challenge "Inspired by a Children's Book" : "awesome April ", thank you all for sharing.
Vicki also told us about her wonderful project supporting the Mater Hospital Auxiliary - I am sure we will all put our hearts and souls into making some comfort dolls to raise funds for this excellent cause.
For the rest of the day, we all then "got our hands dirty" and tried a wire and paper mache sculpture. Bobbi chose a "fantastic" bird for us all to start with and congratulations to all - wild and wacky birds indeed! Watch this space for the finished birds, ready for flight!