Pamela Armas (aka Gypsy Pamela) is the owner of "Treasures of the Gypsy", which sells exotic fabrics, trims, beads, ribbon, and little bits of everything, (mostly imported from India and other parts of Eastern Europe). She & her husband, Ken, have a large vendor booth and travel to all the major sewing & quilting conventions across the country.

Every year, Pamela hosts a challenge for the Houston Quilt Festival (which is in Houston, Texas at the end of October). 1st, 2nd, & 3rd prize are gift certificates for fabric & trim from Treasures of the Gypsy. Winners will also be published in a doll magazine.


The theme for 2019 is Sirenas Del Mar (Sirens/Mermaids of the Sea). 

To enter the challenge, send Pamela a check for $23. She sends you an envelope of her "treasures"-- a few pieces of fabrics, trims, and some beads or appliques. Plus, she will send you all the details of the challenge.

Dolls are due by mid- September, and you will have to ship them to Texas. Your doll can be part of the theme, or not. You may use any medium you like - cloth, clay, or mixed media. There is no size requirement. The only requirement is that you use as much of the Gypsy's Treasures as you can on your doll. (You can even buy MORE and add it to the doll, as well!!)

Make $23 check payable to: PAMELA ARMAS.
Send it to: Pamela Armas, PO Box 748, Mountainair, NM 87036

Questions? You can email Pamela at:

Gypsy Treasures is on facebook:

TREASURES OF THE GYPSY does not have a web site, which is why I have included it on my site----- Arley

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