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30's and 40's Miniatures


Thirties & Forties Miniatures in 1-12 Scale
Author : Jane Harrop

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.
• Over 45 step-by-step projects
• Includes tools, techniques and material
• Clear and concise instructions
• Practical advice and useful Tips
• Suitable for all skill levels
Projects include: Kitchen: gas cooker/gas range; pots and pans; kitchen cabinet/kitchen cupboard; kitchen cabinet accessories; washboard and wringer; sink and draining board; carpet sweeper; refrigerator. Living Room: Utility dining table, dining chairs, fireside chair/rocker and sideboard/buffet; 1930s reflector fire/radiator; Utility wireless/radio; standard lamp/floor lamp; magazine rack/magazine stand; wall decoration. Bedroom: 1930s double bed/single bed and dressing table/vanity dresser; Utility wardrobe/front hall closet and chest of drawers; bedroom rug. Hall: hall stand/coat and hat stand; gas mask/respirator; fire extinguisher/syringe pump; sand bucket and spade; stirrup pump; suitcase; emergency items for suitcase.

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).


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