Reading & District Dolls House Club

Christine recently took over leadership of the club when Karen planned to move out of the area.
(Karen's not moving out of the area now, but that's a different story)
With members' permission, Christine plans to show past and present projects created by club members.

Needle Felting
Workshop by Janet, one of our talented members
Took place Saturday 18th July 2009
This was my first ever attempt at needle felting, and took all day (10am-4pm) to make "Teddy", whom I finished at home.
He looked a bit sad, so I needle felted him his very own ball.

Teddy is 3" seated, his ball is 1" diameter.
His eyes are 4mm black glass and his nose is made from black Fimo and varnished.

Those who know me know I never do anything the easy way so yes, I started working on a 1/12th scale teddy right after finishing this one.
(Update: The 1/12th teddy didn't come up to my expectations, so no pictures until I make another one)
Teddy and his ball

Newbury Dolls House Fair - March 2009
Club exhibitions

Theme - Shop box
La Belle Boutique by Christine
Bridal shop by Colleen
Chocolate shop by Linda
Tea shop by Judith
Sports goods shop by Shirley
Ladies' dress shop by Pam
Haberdashers by Diane
Artist's studio by Anne
Craft shop in progress by Gwen
On Sunday 8th March
Reading and District Dolls House Club put on this display of member's shops.
Visiting public were asked to vote for their favourite and we raised over £50 for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Christine's work from previous years' displays
Newbury Dolls House Fair
Club exhibitions
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March 2008
Theme - Fantasy/dreams
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Christine's box - Alice in Wonderland
March 2007
Theme - Gazebo variations
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Christine's gazebo - Christmas toy stall
The Club meets on the first Friday of the month in the Reading area. If you are interested in finding our more about the club please contact Christine, details on the contact us page, and if emailing please put RDHC in the subject line, thanks.

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