Welcome to my
doll collection page!
by Loretta Houben
Please meet my
Chatty Cathy Collection!
Christmas letter from 2012
I opened a Boutique in
January 2004 for
hand made by myself.
I enjoy playing with my Chatties, and have
created a few pages of their adventures:
Visit Chatty Cathy's house!
(Every Chatty needs somewhere to live.)
Judy Hessel re-created some
of the most beautiful
Chatty Cathy dolls on eBay for a few years.
I am fortunate to own three of those dolls.
Judy had a delightful way of posing her little "girls" and taking photos.
They almost look real!
Please click on the picture below to see some darling Judy Chatties.
See my 2003 dress design
contest which I won!
(I was surprised and delighted to
win both the drawing design, and
the seamstress job.)
Easter Club Swap 2004!
(We have a lot of fun in the
Chatty clubs with swaps.)
with mushrooms, October 2004.
(A picture story.)
View a winter wonderland,
(Yes, it does snow in
CANADA DAY 2005
Judith's Make Over page.
Christina's Make Over page.
Chatty Cathy trivia.
Patricia Jean Floyd was
one of my online Chatty Cathy friends.
Sadly, Patricia passed away on August 20, 2011 after a brief illness in
She created many adorable items for my Chatty Cathy dolls.
I'm happy that I knew her so briefly, and happy to have encouraged her in
the making of doll items which she was very talented at doing, and she made
quite a profit on eBay selling her darling things.
Patricia was only 58 when she died, so I encourage you to live each day to
the full, and enjoy those dolls!
This is the first item I
bought from Patricia, in 2006.
She would take a rusty used child's toy and transform it into a thing of
She had a great talent for this, and someone used to copy her on eBay, which
I thought was a bit cruel.
However that person never could quite make their items as cute as
I just love this cabinet,
with the cherry decals. Patricia also made the strawberry pie and chocolate
My Chatties then needed a
fridge, transformed by Patricia.
I always wanted one as a child. I only had a stove.
I just adore this washing
machine and now I'm so glad I bought it, even though it was $95!
It is darling and my Chatty dolls have had many happy times washing their
Here are two more photos of
Patricia's works of art, borrowed from eBay when she used to list them.
And last but not least, a
darling hat created by Patricia.
She used a bought doily to create the hat and starched it.
She was such a talented dolly person and I wish I could have met her.
Here are a few of my
favourite Chatty Cathy links:
Chatty Cathy Talks
Copyright 2013 L H Houben