Pamela Warner / Paperback / 184 pages / 1999
With forty projects to choose from, miniaturists can complete their nineteenth-century-style dollhouses in authentic detail.
Featuring clear instructions and beautiful photographs, full-color charts and stitch diagrams, and, this inspiring collection uses a wide range of needlework techniques in miniature, including patchwork, canvaswork, cross stitch, surface embroidery, and simulated lacework, applique, and quilting.
Most of the projects are based on existing examples or paintings from the period, and influences on design and decorative trends are discussed.
Whether you are completing your doll house in the early or late Victorian, Edwardian, Arts and Crafts, or Art Nouveau style, you will enjoy making beautiful carpets, rags, curtains, cushions, linens, screens, pictures as well as samplers, and other decorative items.
Information on framing, transferring designs, bonding methods, coloring techniques, and finishing methods, as well as a handy, illustrated stitch glossary, complete this helpful resource.
From an elegant parlor to a cozy bedroom, any doll house room can be enhanced using miniature embroidery.