Synopses & Reviews
This fun new title compiles the best sewing projects from The Dolls House Magazine into one easy to use volume. Combining a variety of costumes from styles and eras, the projects aim to emphasise the joy and freedom of dressing up and its endless possibilities. Transform your dolls from fashionable Regency lady to humble flower seller or maybe even a magical ballerina. Have fun, and let your imagination run wild. All clothing projects are explained in clear step-by-step instructions. Patterns for each costume are included on the page with easy to trace outlines. Suitable for beginners who have limited sewing skills. Themed sections cover styles of dress from: Fashionable Ladies, Dressing for Work, In the Country, Special Occasions and Fancy Dress
This complete and magnificently illustrated compilation brings together some of the best and most rewarding sewing projects from Dolls House Magazine. Even the beginner with limited sewing skills can jump in on the creative fun thanks to the detailed step-by-step instructions and traceable patterns. The 27 ideas emphasize the joy and freedom of dressing up” and the endless possibilities therein. The inspiring fashions are all for the popular 1/12th dolls house, and feature subjects such as Fashionable Ladies, Dressing for Work, In the Country, Special Occasions, and Fancy Dress. Transform your dolls from humble flower seller into a fashionable Regency lady or maybe even a magical ballerina!
About the Author
Janet Harmsworth, Carolyn Harding and Sue Johnson are all experienced and well-respected miniaturists. Janet Harmsworths skill and vivid imagination enable her to create the huge variety of costumes shown here from gothic-style to Marilyn Monroe. She runs the successful business Mini Mannequins. Janet is based in Carolyn Harding is one half of the CaroDoug Miniatures duo. Based in Hereford, they supply a variety of dolls house wares and also work to commission. Sue Johnson of Sue Jos Enchanted Cottage has a love of ornate dress and magical touches. She is the author of The Dolls House Wedding Book 1-86108-451-X (GMC Publications, 2006). Sue lives in Washington, Tyne-and-Wear.