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  • Margaret B’s Chester Shops | Dollhouse Needlepoint Kits
    the Chester Rows before I moved to South Wales As you can imagine I could not resist this house It was my winter project during 2012 13 but I went at it as though my life depended upon it This new house positively my last as I am running out of space has four shops and three attic rooms I have done the shops in four distinct styles Arts Crafts I did a Karen carpet for this room I am doing this room as an Arts Crafts furniture and accessories shop The dresser at the back of this furniture shop was based on a Liberty design Art Nouveau Tea room I did the Art Nouveau Josie carpet for this room and plan to also use the Art Nouveau Tulip bellpull too In the Fine Art shop French type gilt furniture ornaments and paintings I have used the Sarah carpet Art Deco Modern China shop I actually made up the carpet in an Art Deco style myself This room is the least advanced so far I have done it quite plainly in white silver wallpaper and I am going to have a wall of shelving at the back for Art Deco and more modern ornaments etc eventually Seamstress Room I used the Prudence Carpet and cushion and I thought these a lovely design I also did the Crinoline lady tray cloth I wish there was a matching footstool Solicitors Office I did the Isobel carpet for this one I really enjoyed sewing this carpet and adapted the design myself to make chair covers cushions and a tea tray cloth to match June 2014 Margaret has sent her latest batch of update photos of her Chester Rows dollhouse shops mini building Her interiors are always packed with detail This is the gazebo on the rooftop of the Tea Room Isn t the grapevine wonderful You can see the Diagonal Stripe clutch bag in the centre of the picture and a Delicate Flowers handbag near the base of the pillar on the right This view shows the Chester Rows shops from the Rows outside a Peony clutch bag is perched on top of the shopping basket outside the doorway to the shop A Deco Posy clutch bag can be seen in the shopping basket to the right of the shop doorway Inside the gorgeous Tea Room the tables and chairs are set out on a Josie blue Art Nouveau carpet and there is another clutch bag in a basket in front of the counter this time it is a Bargello pink one This ornate room is set off by the Sarah carpet in the centre of the room I just love the fluffy cat on the sofa This Arts and Crafts room has the William Morris inspired Karen carpet as a focal point There is also an Art Nouveau Tulip bellpull at the base of the staircase This stunningly different Art Deco shop has an Alma grey carpet in the centre surrounded by

    Original URL path: http://www.janetgranger.co.uk/margaret-bs-chester-shops/ (2016-04-28)
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  • Elizabeth A’s “Isobel” carpet | Dollhouse Needlepoint Kits
    Make a clutch bag Make a cushion Make a dining chair Make a firescreen Make a footstool Make a handbag Make a needlework stand Make a placemat Make a pole screen Make a rectangular stool Make a sampler Make a table centre Make a table runner Make a teacosy Make a traycloth Make a wallhanging Mahogany finishing pack Customers Stitching Magazine Articles Newsletter Home Blog Elizabeth A s Isobel carpet Jan 19 2015 Elizabeth A s Isobel carpet Customers Stitching Comments Off on Elizabeth A s Isobel carpet Elizabeth emailed me and asked if there was a way to enlarge the Isobel carpet kit design for her doll s house as her rooms are large Rather than just try to explain how she could do it herself I thought that this design should be quite a quick one for me to alter so I had a go and this is the result I added a second trellis border around the first one making the finished size of the carpet about nine inches across instead of the original six inches The original Isobel carpet design Elizabeth s enlarged version of Isobel Heide s House Margaret B s Chester Shops Currency converter Currency conversions are estimated and should be used for informational purposes only GBP USD EUR Product Categories Bellpull kits Bolster cushion kits Canvas Gauze Sundries Carpet kits Large carpets Medium carpets Small carpets Chart Packs Chart packs large carpets Chart packs medium carpets Chart packs small carpets Chart packs stair carpets Chart packs wallhangings Christmas stocking kits Christmas tree mat kits Clutch bag kits Cushion kits Dining chair kits Firescreen kits Footstool kits Handbag kits Needlework stand kits Placemat kits Pole screen kits Printed Catalogue Rectangular Stool kits Sampler kits Staircarpet kits Table centre kits Table runner kits Tea pots

    Original URL path: http://www.janetgranger.co.uk/elizabeth-as-isobel-carpet/ (2016-04-28)
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  • Heide’s House | Dollhouse Needlepoint Kits
    large house and 10 months later the dollshouse family moved Since that time I have been keeping on collecting miniatures and sewing and stitching and sculping CARPETS IN THE ROOMS The Bokhara Rebecca is in the Hall ground floor and can hardly be seen The Chinese Patricia is in the smoke room where the Landlord and his brother in law are playing cards each of them with one Joker There are some things in the room to symbolize the civilized standard of the dollshouse family Staffordshire dogs antique glassware and china and a large Chinese carpet All in all a room of leisure for nice hours by the fireside The Circular Scene Victoria is used as a wallhanging in the big saloon where the housewife s sister is treating the Steinway with Chopin and she does it now for many years The doll is a German CACO doll made in the early 40 s The piano is an antique one too made in the beginning of this century priced DM 1 25 today about 38p The William Morris Carole pastel is in the master bedroom furniture from 1949 see above sewings as bed curtains and dresses made by me as well as the hats The boxes on top of the cupboard are typical for that time As you can see my dollshouse is typical German It s self designed and self built even the little dog s house When there is more time and space for us we ll build another house with shops to put all my designed dresses in Hoping to have given some useful information to you I send you my best regards Heide Thanks Heide These last pictures show how she used her own ideas for the colourways for some of the designs Visit Heide s own website Added in September 2000 Elizabeth shown here in the big saloon has been worked in another of Heide s alternative colourways 2013 update In 2010 Heide donated one of her houses the Big House to a museum of childhood but first she took out some of the carpets and put them into her second house The Café But The Café will follow the Big House to the museum in 2014 so she says that again she will take out most of the carpets to put them into her third project The B B In her words Double shame on me for not letting her carpets go with the house I thought my age of 70 would make me a wise and unselfish woman but there are obviously a lot of things I would miss I think that is perfectly understandable R ecently she has been working on a huge paisley carpet based on a very early design of mine called Phyllis which appeared in my book Miniature Needlepoint Carpets but is no longer available as a kit The carpet measures 13 by 4 1 2 inches 32 by 11 cm large by anyone s standards It will fit

    Original URL path: http://www.janetgranger.co.uk/heides-house/ (2016-04-28)
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  • Dominique’s House | Dollhouse Needlepoint Kits
    mat Make a clutch bag Make a cushion Make a dining chair Make a firescreen Make a footstool Make a handbag Make a needlework stand Make a placemat Make a pole screen Make a rectangular stool Make a sampler Make a table centre Make a table runner Make a teacosy Make a traycloth Make a wallhanging Mahogany finishing pack Customers Stitching Magazine Articles Newsletter Home Blog Dominique s House Jan 19 2015 Dominique s House Customers Stitching Comments Off on Dominique s House Dominique G lives in France and has made up two of my kits in a typically French style The Summer Roses dining chair kit has been stitched up as per the kit but the chair itself has been finished in a shabby chic painted and distressed finish rather than giving it a varnished wood finish which looks great She has also stitched the matching Summer Roses bolster cushion and has chosen to display it on an elegant sofa of her own which is also in the shabby chic style This painted finish works really well with the Summer Roses designs doesn t it Margaret B s Georgian House and Orangery Heide s House Currency converter Currency conversions are estimated and should be used for informational purposes only GBP USD EUR Product Categories Bellpull kits Bolster cushion kits Canvas Gauze Sundries Carpet kits Large carpets Medium carpets Small carpets Chart Packs Chart packs large carpets Chart packs medium carpets Chart packs small carpets Chart packs stair carpets Chart packs wallhangings Christmas stocking kits Christmas tree mat kits Clutch bag kits Cushion kits Dining chair kits Firescreen kits Footstool kits Handbag kits Needlework stand kits Placemat kits Pole screen kits Printed Catalogue Rectangular Stool kits Sampler kits Staircarpet kits Table centre kits Table runner kits Tea pots and tea

    Original URL path: http://www.janetgranger.co.uk/dominiques-house/ (2016-04-28)
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  • Margaret B’s Georgian House and Orangery | Dollhouse Needlepoint Kits
    yourself instead of buying everything In the picture below the maid works at the fireplace beside a footstool with the Sophie design On the wall beside the fireplace is a Tabriz bellpull In the next room on the right Margaret has laid out three kits in the matching design Summer Roses a footstool teacosy and traycloth The perspective is misleading here Even though they look quite big in the photo they are really miniature embroidery The teacosy is only just over an inch high Finally this elegant room shows a set of three Judith kits the bellpull on the wall the bolster cushion on the chair and the footstool in front of it The Orangery Although her most recent project a Georgian Orangery is not a place where you would expect to find embroidery Margaret managed it The lady in the orangery has one of Janet s miniature handbags on her arm see picture below Margaret says I never thought I would put a piece of sewing in it but it looks great on the doll This was my latest project I could not resist it as I am a keen gardener I really enjoyed doing the Orangery I saw it on the Dolls House Builders website and could not resist it It took 3 000 brickslips inside and out but with the rainy summer I really enjoyed sticking them on Many years ago I saw pots of abutilons with yellow flowers with white busy lizzies planted on top in a National Trust Property Dunham Massey which I used to visit quite regularly when I lived in North Wales When I saw the Orangery I remembered them and got Jan Southerton The Flower Lady to make four on similar lines They turned out really well and I just need a

    Original URL path: http://www.janetgranger.co.uk/margaret-bs-georgian-house-and-orangery/ (2016-04-28)
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  • Margaret B’s Tudor House | Dollhouse Needlepoint Kits
    you would be interested to see some photos as I have done loads of carpets wall hangings bellpulls etc for it I even adapted one or two of the carpets when I wanted a longer matching runner or a small rug for the entrance In the picture above the floor is nearly covered by the William Morris style Elizabeth carpet with a Jessica footstool in the foreground On the walls there are two wallhangings Millais no longer available and Cluny Women and the sampler Love Is Enough In this cosy room there is a Barbara green carpet with a matching bellpull on the far wall This amazing bedroom shows two Carole carpets the one in the foreground is Carole jade and at the foot of the bed is a narrow runner which Margaret has made by adapting the centre of the Carole Jade and using some different colours very clever Next to that on the chair is an Anthea bolster cushion and a footstool under the chair is it an Alice blue On the far wall she has displayed a Blackwork sampler an Art Nouveau Tulip bellpull and two wallhangings Cluny Maid and Chevron hanging from the high beam This is the smaller bedroom top left in Margaret s Tudor Victorian house She says I ve really enjoyed making the three handbags I purchased last they turned out very well and look great The Berlin Woolwork handbag is one of the three that Margaret made one is in her Georgian Orangery and is shown hanging on the bedpost of the carved bed in this room Also featured are two Barbara small green carpets an Orange Tree wallhanging up high on the right hand side a Katrina footstool an Orange Lilies bellpull no longer available a Pink Lace bolster on the

    Original URL path: http://www.janetgranger.co.uk/margaret-bs-tudor-house/ (2016-04-28)
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  • Sara W’s House | Dollhouse Needlepoint Kits
    chair Make a firescreen Make a footstool Make a handbag Make a needlework stand Make a placemat Make a pole screen Make a rectangular stool Make a sampler Make a table centre Make a table runner Make a teacosy Make a traycloth Make a wallhanging Mahogany finishing pack Customers Stitching Magazine Articles Newsletter Home Blog Sara W s House Jan 19 2015 Sara W s House Customers Stitching Comments Off on Sara W s House Sara s Georgian style doll s house is from Anglesey Doll s Houses but made to custom measurements as the house she really liked from their standard range wouldn t fit in her house It is wonderfully furnished and contains many old pieces of doll s house furniture and accessories The nursery features a Carole pastel carpet heaped up with good quality toys just waiting for some children to come and play The wardrobe chest of drawers and cot in this room were painted as one offs for Sara by an artist This gorgeous bedroom has a Summer Roses bellpull at the side of the fireplace The carpet design called Tara is featured in this room adding to the heavy look of the library Dorthe s House Margaret B s Tudor House Currency converter Currency conversions are estimated and should be used for informational purposes only GBP USD EUR Product Categories Bellpull kits Bolster cushion kits Canvas Gauze Sundries Carpet kits Large carpets Medium carpets Small carpets Chart Packs Chart packs large carpets Chart packs medium carpets Chart packs small carpets Chart packs stair carpets Chart packs wallhangings Christmas stocking kits Christmas tree mat kits Clutch bag kits Cushion kits Dining chair kits Firescreen kits Footstool kits Handbag kits Needlework stand kits Placemat kits Pole screen kits Printed Catalogue Rectangular Stool kits Sampler kits Staircarpet

    Original URL path: http://www.janetgranger.co.uk/sara-ws-house/ (2016-04-28)
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  • Dorthe’s House | Dollhouse Needlepoint Kits
    handbag Make a needlework stand Make a placemat Make a pole screen Make a rectangular stool Make a sampler Make a table centre Make a table runner Make a teacosy Make a traycloth Make a wallhanging Mahogany finishing pack Customers Stitching Magazine Articles Newsletter Home Blog Dorthe s House Jan 19 2015 Dorthe s House Customers Stitching Comments Off on Dorthe s House Dorthe is from Denmark and has a gorgeous doll s house filled with her miniature embroidery that she has done from my kits This room shows a collection of Barbara green matching items Not only has she stitched the large version of the Barbara carpet the bolster and square cushions a bellpull and a chair seat pad from a dining chair kit but she has also taken the small central motif from the small Barbara carpet and made two round cushions with crocheted edgings Isn t she clever In this busy hallway where the family have just got home there is a Patricia carpet on the floor which co ordinates really well with the wallpaper This stylish dining room features the Judith carpet and matching dining chairs On the back wall are two bellpulls which are adapted shortened versions of the usual Judith bellpull kit Gordon R s House Sara W s House Currency converter Currency conversions are estimated and should be used for informational purposes only GBP USD EUR Product Categories Bellpull kits Bolster cushion kits Canvas Gauze Sundries Carpet kits Large carpets Medium carpets Small carpets Chart Packs Chart packs large carpets Chart packs medium carpets Chart packs small carpets Chart packs stair carpets Chart packs wallhangings Christmas stocking kits Christmas tree mat kits Clutch bag kits Cushion kits Dining chair kits Firescreen kits Footstool kits Handbag kits Needlework stand kits Placemat kits Pole screen

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