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Jo's Sweet shop and Janine carpet

Jo’s Sweet Shop

This miniature needlepoint rug called ‘Janine’ was stitched by Jo L, and she’s used it in her cute 1:12 scale dollhouse sweet shop. I think it looks just fabulous! The shades of the rug go so well with the stripes of the wallpaper. Jo said, “I’ve just recently given your needlepoint kits a try – […]

Cath B's Room

Cath B’s Room

Cath entered this gorgeous picture in to my 2016 competition, and was one of the people shortlisted. It’s easy to see why….this room is lovely! Cath has used a subdued colour palette to really show off both the high-class furniture, and to showcase her neat stitching. In front of the fireplace is a ‘Rosanna (red)’ […]

Kjerstin's cat sampler on display

Kjerstin’s Sampler project

Kjerstin lives in British Columbia, and she collects unusual doll’s house scale items, in 1:8 scale (not the usual 1:12 scale), and collects Hitty dolls. Kjerstin says: “Your House without a cat sampler kit was lovely, and I very much enjoyed stitching it. I have sent you a picture of my dollhouse cats admiring the […]

Milella roombox 1

Cinzia’s roombox

Cinzia lives in Italy, and has created this wonderfully feminine roombox scene, which she has named ‘Serenity’ – and you can see why! It is so peaceful, with its soft shades of pink throughout. The room is full of little details, and very carefully crafted. The doll’s house needlepoint in this room is all in […]


Janet Granger Designs celebrates 20 years in business in 2016!

Doesn’t time fly? January 2016 sees the twentieth anniversary of my doll’s house embroidery kit business, Janet Granger Designs. In this feature, I’ll show you some of the milestones of those twenty years (and some rather strange fashions in clothes and glasses, in that time, too!). My miniature needlepoint kits enable you to stitch all […]

Sue C's room box

Sue C’s room box

Sue sent me these pictures of her room box, showing the Nouveau Iris firescreen that she had made from one of my kits. It is stitched on 32 count silk gauze. The room is a very pretty one, decorated in shades of cream and blue, so the firescreen goes really well with the decor. But […]