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Description - Victorian Miniature Fashions by Margaret K. Danson

Dolls' houses have become a major worldwide hobby with hours spent on building the houses and creating the furniture to fill them. This book, however, looks at the dolls themselves; how they should be dressed and how to make the clothes. Once complete, they will provide the final touch to your Victorian household and be an endless source of pride and joy. Topics covered include: - How to construct a doll and advice on useful equipment. - The development of fashions and sketching your own designs. - Detailed instructions on one-twelfth scale miniature fashions for a wedding party of c. 1850-1890. - Individual patterns for twenty-six dolls ranging from bride, dowager duke to parlour maids. - Fully illustrated with colour photographs of each doll.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781861264855
ISBN-10: 1861264852
Format: Hardback
(305mm x 220mm x mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publish Date: 31-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Margaret K. Danson

Margaret K Danson has always been enthralled by dolls from a child, then as a teacher and mother, and finally for her own miniature house set in the late Victorian age c. 1890. The dolls outlined in this book have been made and dressed for this house by Margaret. Resident - Christchurch. Dorset