The latest edition of the free online magazine ‘Artisans in Miniature’ has just come out! If you haven’t seen this publication before, it’s well worth a look. It has really interesting articles, written by professional miniaturists, on all aspects of the doll’s house hobby.
Issue 52 features a brilliant article on how to achieve the Art Deco look in your doll’s house:
There’s also an article on Victorian houses:
If you want to know which books are great for when you’re researching for your doll’s house, there’s a good list here:
For those who like ‘how to’ articles, the issue has one on how to customise shop-bought lampshades (I’m going to try some of these!):
And lots more….
There’s even a mention towards the back of the magazine about the Ginger Cat teacosy kit I have recently brought out….
Would you like to read a really good online miniatures ezine called ‘Artisans in Miniature’? It’s a wonderful magazine which highlights all kinds of miniatures, and it costs nothing to read it! It is put together by professional miniaturists, with contributions from all kinds of people who work in the field of miniatures. In this month’s issue (number 48), there is a three page feature about this blog. Read the article to find out why I started it, how I feel about the writing process, and so on. Click on the image of the magazine cover here to start reading.
As well as having the article about my blog in this month’s issue, I also have a feature on page 81 of the magazine about the new ‘Berlin woolwork’ set of kits that came out recently – a collection of 12 miniature needlepoint items to make for the Victorian doll’s house.
They can be bought from the ‘What’s New’ page of the website here, along with many other newly launched kits, such as the new Art Deco carpet range.
Here is a sneak peek at the article – the wallhangings shown are two from my range of Tudor wallhangings kits for doll’s houses, each stitched on 22 count canvas with Anchor stranded cotton. They are available from my website.
The AIM magazine is FREE, has 103 pages, and is packed with articles on all kinds of miniatures and related topics. This month’s issue has the theme of the Tudor era, so apart from the 5 page article by me, there is an interesting article on how to dress a twelfth scale Tudor woman doll, too, as well as other articles on village life, show reports, and what’s new in the world of miniatures, for instance.
The magazine also has the first in a series of three articles on miniature needlework – this article focusses on all kinds of needlework for babies and the nursery, so there are gorgeous photos of tiny crocheted baby dresses, knitted toys less than an inch high, and so on. It’s really worth a look!