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Marjory’s Tiger

Marjory contacted me when she had finished stitching her ‘Tiger-skin rug’, but was feeling hesitant about how to finish it.     I talked her through the process, and when she had successfully completed the rug and installed it in her doll’s house, she sent me this picture.   Doesn’t he look good?!


Gill D ‘s House

  Gill’s house was featured in an article in Dolls House World.   Gill owns an impressive mock Tudor house which has a general stores shop on the ground floor.     Gill makes a lot of things for her doll’s house – including this “Elizabeth” carpet, which takes pride of place in the dining […]


Jill W ‘s House

Jill’s house contains several of my carpets. Although the house isn’t anywhere near finished yet, she’s obviously determined to get the carpets done as a priority!     On the bottom flight of the staircase is an ‘Amy (red)’ staircarpet – the second floor has a ‘Carole (pastel)’ staircarpet.   The pretty pink bedroom on the first […]


Joy’s House

Joy D comes from the town of Elk River, Minnesota, USA. This roombox was inspired by her sister’s enthusiasm for William Morris, the English artist and writer. It has two miniature embroidery kits from my range in it – the carpet is the “Carole (jade)” kit, and on the green-checked chair on the left hand […]


Helen’s House

Helen, from Dublin, says:   “I have been purchasing a number of kits from you over the last six months and I thought that you might like to see a couple of the finished rooms. The first one is the hallway staircarpet using the red colourway of “Amy”. Because of the size of the staircase […]


Eva’s House

  Eva has an unusual doll’s house – it’s a pub, called “The Little Owl”.   In the bedroom above the pub, there is a “Little Owl” firescreen in front of the fireplace, stitched on 32 count silk gauze.     The focal point of the drawing room is the “Karen” carpet, surrounded by beautiful furniture. […]


Heleena’s House

Heleena is from Finland. She says that she loves to stitch William Morris designs in miniature embroidery.       She has stitched both a “May (blue)”carpet…..   …and a “Carole (pastel)” carpet.               She also sent in an image of a “Patricia” Chinese style carpet, which looks lovely […]


Rosemary’s Summerhouse

Rosemary’s summerhouse was featured in issue 51 (July 2007) of The Dolls’House Magazine. Rosemary explained how the house could be built, using mainly cardboard, then showed how to fill it with accessories.           The oval carpet (shown in the picture below) was made for her by Jan H., from her local […]


Veronica’s House, Part 1

Veronica’s Georgian house was first featured in Dolls House World, Issue 92, May 2000. Here we highlight her use of Janet’s designs, slightly adapted in terms of colours, to suit her elegant decor. [You can see more pictures in the same house, from a later magazine article] A view of the whole house. Next we […]


Veronica’s House, Part 2

  Veronica’s Georgian house appeared once again, this time in a very full article in Dolls House Magazine, isuue 17 (June 2004). This is a brief extract from that article, showing Janet’s designs where they appeared in the house this time. [You can also see the earlier pictures in the same house.]   A view […]