100 years ago, the first series of the much-loved books by May Gibbs featuring Gumnut
Babies were published. Gumnut Dollies Newcastle, a local group of doll makers is
celebrating the anniversary with a challenge to their members titled
‘Inspired by May Gibbs’.
On display at the show, will be creations by members using the May Gibbs stories as
inspiration.
Gumnut Dollies Newcastle is a group of creative doll makers, who use a variety of
different media. They warmly welcome new members and visitors. Their dolls range from
the naive to sculpted art dolls created with cloth, clay, found objects and much more.
Find out more at the show, on Stand G in the guild area.