Synopses & Reviews
This manual is jam-packed with carefully researched, fun-to-make projects that will give any dolls house a truly authentic feel. The scene is set with a brief history of the 1930s in Britain and America, followed by the projects themselves, divided by room: the kitchen, the living room, the bedroom, and the foyer. Extensive details and practical advice are included on materials and equipment, templates and suppliers, and basic techniques. With so many wonderful ideas, this guide is the perfect resource for all miniatures enthusiasts.
This inspirational book is jam-packed with carefully researched, fun-to-make projects, enabling you to give your dolls house a truly authentic period feel. The scene is set with a brief history of the period and home life in Britain and the USA at this time, and followed by the projects including American variations where appropriate divided by room: The Kitchen, The Living Room, The Bedroom and The Hall. Materials and Equipment, Basic Techniques, Templates and Suppliers complete this invaluable sourcebook.
About the Author
Author information: Jane Harrop started making miniatures as a hobby 13 years ago, and has been teaching adult education classes on making miniatures for the past nine years. She sells her work to collectors through miniatures fairs, travels around the UK presenting miniatures workshops and has presented workshops on-line to miniatures enthusiasts around the world. This is her first book for GMC Publications, but she is the author of two books published by David & Charles in a Dolls House Do-it-Yourself series: Toys and Games (2003) and Finishing Touches (2004). She lives with her family in Cheshire (NW England).