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Elisabetta’s House

  This Victorian period American house appeared in the Italian magazine, “La Bachetta Magica”. Its owner, Elisabetta, had stitched two of Janet’s carpets.     Here is a “Katrina” carpet.           -and in the music room, a “Carole (jade) ” carpet.

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Golin’s House

    This Fireplace is ready for Christmas celebrations with its miniature stockings set out across the mantlepiece.

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Joyce T ‘s House

  This is Joyce’s Georgian town house.     In the library she has an “Yvonne” carpet in front of the fireplace.   She has taken a motif from the carpet to design a cushion for the armchair. The picture below shows a nursery, with an “Alison (gold)” rug in front of the cot. She has […]

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Susan C’s House

Susan decided to try one of my carpet kits as her introduction to miniature needlepoint. She says, “I have just completed the Bella carpet and would like to tell you how delighted I am with the result. This actually looks and feels like a real carpet! The instructions were very clear and easily understood. This […]

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Susan A’s House

This stately Georgian house takes centre stage in Sue’s living room. Sue, from Berkshire, owns two beautiful doll’s houses, and has been making up miniature needlepoint kits of mine for several years. She says, “I have been a big fan for many years now and know that whichever kit I purchase will fit into my […]

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Caroline’s Dolls House

Caroline W, who lives in Thorpe Bay, Essex, sent these photos of her dollshouse. She has quite a collection of finished miniature needlepoint items, now, all over her doll’s house. These were all stitched by Caroline’s mother-in-law, who is still stitching – in her 80’s ! This shows the “Barbara (green)” miniature carpet design in […]

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Christine’s Carpet

Christine from Belgium made the Barbara, large (green) carpet first, then bought the matching dining chair kits. The finished carpet, along with the partially-completed matching dining chair design, still in the card mount. Christine says she classes herself as a beginner, but her stitching looks very proficient to me! Here is the carpet, complete with […]

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Janet B’s House

Janet B loves her doll’s houses, and fills them very creatively. Here are a few examples:   In this view of a small country cottage, there is quite a lot of stitching squeezed into a small space! In the kitchen is a KATRINA carpet and also a COUNTRY COTTAGE firescreen over on the far right of the […]

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Moyra’s ‘Work In Progress’

Moyra, from Chelmsford, sent us these two pictures Moyra wrote: “I just wanted to write and let you know how much I enjoyed stitching your designs and thought you might like to see the end result! Everyone comments when they open my dolls house doors. They are in my second house which, as you can […]

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Maureen and Barbara

  [Extracted from an article in The Dolls House Magazine, issue 39 August 2001] Sisters-in-law Maureen and Barbara have identical dolls houses, built for them by Maureen’s husband, Brian. They each have their own tastes in colour schemes and furnishings so, although the rooms have very similar things in them, they are different in make, […]