Workshop Schedule

Workshops to be instructed by Alice Leverett!
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Scheduled for October 2-5, 2018.
PLEASE NOTE THE DATES are CHANGED
Workshop Location:
Drury Inn
7900 NW Tiffany Springs Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64153 (Hotel phone number for room reservations only 816-880-9700)
For more workshop information or to register, e-mail Alice

THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE OFFERED IN TWO SIZES
Shown above on a 15.5" doll is the apple green silk taffetta gown for the workshop. The kits will be made to fit a 15.5inch French Fashion, OR the 12" French Fashion dolls. Please indicate your choice upon registration.




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Scheduled for Monday January,21-24, and 26-29, 2019
Location: Polly's Doll Emporium
Fort Myers, FL 33908
for information or to register e-mail Polly


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Scheduled for September 5-8, 2019
Hosted by Sophie Pearson and Jennie Sykes
Location: Sheraton Gateway Suites
Chicago O'Hare
for information or to register e-mail Sophie




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Kits are available for the following. Please contact Alice for details.
Many of these kits have only a few still available. If you are on the "wish" list, and have not recieved your kit, please be sure contact Alice soon.
Also, look for additional Huret style kits here

THIS WORKSHOP WAS OFFERED IN TWO SIZES
Shown above on a 15.5" doll is the navy and gray silk taffetta gown for the workshop. The kits are available to fit a 15.5inch French Fashion, and also the 12" French Fashion dolls.

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Class was held May 17-20, 2018


This Huret costume was used as inspiration for the design for the workshop project. It will fit the 12.5 inch resin body (15.5inch doll) or other similarly sized dolls.
Also see the Huret page for more Huret kits Huret Calixte

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Class was held November 16- 19, 2017

This costume, which was inspired by an atique Huret dress, will be made from fine cotton with silk and velvet trim.
The project will fit the 12.5 inch resin body (15.5inch doll) or other similarly sized dolls.




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Two different yet consecutive classes were offered in Fort Myers, Florida from
January 15-18, and January 20-23, 2018


The first workshop project was this lovely Aqua and Clay silk suite.


And the second workshop the project was a Sand and Lavender color silk gown.




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Was held March 19-22, 2018.


We made a Tan and Rose silk gown. It was inspired by one located in the UFDC museum.




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Held October 29 thru November 1, 2017 at UFDC Museum in KC


We made a white cotton morning gown inspired by the one Madeleine De Baine is wearing while on display at the UFDC Museum. This is the fifth gown in the MDB series.


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This workshop was held in Chicago September 7-10, 2017

Kits are now available for this golden beige colored silk taffetta gown whith ta fish tail train.




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This workshop was held in Kansas City at the UFDC Museum March 27-30, 2017.


Kits are now available for this blue silk brocade gown over a blue underskirt.


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Fort Myers, Florida from January 21-24, 2017


A Beautiful mourning gown of solid black silk with velvet trim and jet beads.
Kits are now available.




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This workshop was held November 3-6, 2016
Location: UFDC Doll Museum & Headquarters, Kansas City, MO


This will be the fourth costume study of the Madeleine De Baine wardrobe. Shown above is Madeleine's green walking suit with black overskirt that we will re-create in the workshop.




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This workshop was held March 17-20, 2016
Location: UFDC Doll Museum & Headquarters, Kansas City, MO


This was the third costume study of the Madeleine De Baine wardrobe. We made a white cotton pique, or faille, dress with elaborate braid work. Stunning!




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Two different yet consecutive classes were offered at Fort Myers, from January 18-26,2016)


LAST ONE ....Also, there is a corset kit available
A Beautiful gown of Ivory and Aqua silk, with gorgeous beaded lace trim was constructed in class. There are kits available for shipping now for those of you that were not able to attend. Contact Alice directly for information. All patterns and materials are included.




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The second class at Polly's was this beautiful yellow and turquoise silk princess dress. It is an unusual and striking combination. Kits are available. Please contact Alice.




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A Beautiful gown of Ivory and Brown silk. This is a really exciting project!




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A lovely Blue silk gown with Black cotton lace.




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This is the second gown of Madeleiene De Baine to be offered as a museum study at UFDC. The gown is made of beautiful rose silk and has an elaborate overskirt bustle in the back. (Jewelry offered seperately)




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This is the gown for the class project. A very romantic all cotton dress from the late 1870's.


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was held March 19-22, 2015
and was hosted by United Federation of Doll Clubs


This costume was the first in a series of workshops studing the wardrobe of Madeleine De Baine, who is a magnificent French Fashion doll residing in the UFDC Doll Museum. The details are specific to the antique costume in all possible ways, and because the workshops will be held at the Museum, there is a unique oppotunity to see Madeleine and learn her story. For more information, please contact UFDC




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Pretty cotton and silk dress with straw bonnet.




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We will be working with this lovely yellow and blue plaid silk taffeta. The costume was inspired by a late 1870's gown.




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This is a beautiful recieving gown made from iridescent silk, trimmed with lace and silk fringe.




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The project is a ball gown of stripe silk organdy. Just yummy!




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This was a fun project with interesting use of stripes!
The fabric for this workshop is a tiny striped taffeta of dark navy (almost black) and cream. The above photo is of the inspiration gown, Front view of my prototype and back view of the same.




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LAST ONE
The costume is a winter walking suit with stole and muff, constructed of velvetine adorned with silk trimmings and beads.




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LAST ONE
The project was made in a very interesting paisley and diamond print cotton/silk blend of black, rust, and cream.




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ONLY TWO LEFT
Beige with Red Floral




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Nurse Maid. Baby NOT INCLUDED in kit, however the sling to "hold" the child is.




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Half-Mourning.




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Blue "L" Gown.




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"Masquerade" (kit does not include accessories of items on table, or table.)





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