TO SEND PHOTOS TO THE FOLLOWER'S GALLERY:
Erica sent a picture of her bedroom with the French chaise in it. Is this not a beautiful room?
This is another picture of Erica's chaise. I love the fabric choice. I have a soft spot for a pattern on the diagonal plus green and peach, perfect.
Kuva sent a picture of here stove that she made using the tutorial. I really like the back splash, don't you?
Rebecca sent me another photo. This showing other things she's made using the tutorials. The sofa was made using the upholstered chair tutorial and she used the tufting she learned from the mattress to the sofa's back. The kitchen island is from a picture of my corner cabinet kitchen, she made that from the picture, sorry no tutorial. This is what keeps me writing.
Linda made the Shabby Chic bed and then went to town on the rest of the room! This looks so cozy, doesn't it?
Rebecca made the wine rack. Instead of using the crochet thread for the rack she used toothpicks. I think she did a lovely job, don't you?
Looky, Looky at what Debbie has done! This is such a beautiful bunch of minis,
Linda sent a picture of the Shabby Chic bed and mattress she made. I love the green mattress, don't you?
Laura set a picture of the room box she made from the tutorial. She has put her china furniture into it.
Deborah sent us pictures of her upholstered furniture from the upholstered chair tutorial.
Deborah took that tutorial and ran with it, didn't she? She sure did!
Courtney's Mother-in-law loves miniatures, too! That's so cool. This is her version of the Shabby Chic bed and mattress set.
Here is the bed all dressed.
Irene searched for furniture that would suit her doll house. She didn't find what she liked. Believe it or not she used the upholstered chair tutorial to make this living room set.
Deborah used the kitchen chair tutorial for her chairs. Look at that table, I think she captured the look of those tables I remember with the Formica tops and metal banding.
Courtney wants to use all wood for her doll house and its contents. She used the metal kitchen chair tutorial as a model for her wooden kitchen chairs.
Jen sent us a picture of a bookstand for her Barbie. She has never used foam core for building furniture. Jen found the blog, saw what we were doing and built this bookstand for her blind Barbie.
Johanna sent a picture of her new shabby chic bed. She used the tutorial, change the scale and made the bed in half scale! Tiny, Tiny.
Satu uses the tutorials for her Barbie dolls. She used the upholstered chair tutorial in this picture and then expanded it for a new sofa, too.
Satu included this picture of her ladies enjoying an afternoon of visiting. Don't they look beautiful on the new furniture?
Keli made the original chair and expanded on the tutorial to make her own designs.
Anita sent us a picture of her sofa that she made from the Upholstered Chair tutorial. I have had a lot of pictures of Expand on it and Make it better miniatures!
Here is another example of making a tutorial fit your needs. Zora sent us a picture of her Shabby Chic Bed. She didn't round off the corners and she added padding to the head and foot boards. I really like what she did with this bed.
Zora's bed is going in her Christmas house and she has it dressed and ready to be placed. It's really pretty, too.
Patricia sent us a picture of her French chair. "Where is that tutorial?" She shortened the French chaise and made a chair! Expand on it.
Carol sent up a picture of t he books she made using the blog's tutorial. I really like the cover of the Game of Thrones, don't you?
This is one of Carol's books opened. She has added pictures and print, too.
Good idea and Good Job!
Sheila sent me pictures of her new furniture she has made. She used the upholstered chair tutorial to make this chair. I hope that the cat knows not to claw on the furniture!
I think this is a pretty design detail that Sheila added to her chair. This is what this blog is about, you putting your ideas into the tutorials!
After Sheila made the upholstered chair she felt confident enough to make a sofa. Look at that camel back she made.
This is the room box Sheila has put together to display her pretty furniture.
Karyn sent in a picture of her modified upholstered chair tutorial. She widened the chair and made a sofa! That's what I'm talking about.
Toni ordered one of my kits and finished this beautiful Lisa sofa. This will look so nice in any setting she chooses, don't you think?
Toni sent us a picture of her finished chair from the upholstered chair tutorial. It looks so cozy I could curl up in it!
Terry sent me a picture of her first baskets, ever! She used the tutorial, substituting with hemp and
S-lon cord. She also tried out iron on veneer and thought the result was great, I think so, too.
Carol has been away from miniatures for awhile, the first tutorial she thought she would try was the upholstered chair! I think she succeeded beautifully, don't you?
Koshka sent us a picture of a sewing box she make with mat board. No, I don't have a tutorial on this but she's taken the mat board idea and made it her own.
She has even filled it with all the necessary items, too.
Karyn sent us a picture of her kitchen dresser and the the ladies secretary. I especially like the "glass" she used in the ladies secretary.
Nancy, the same Nancy that cleans up my patterns for the blog made all of these baskets! I think she's ready to ship apples! That's the vintage kitchen stool, too.
This is Ann's bed, I think the room looks exotic the way she has it decorated. You would never know the bed is card stock.
These pictures are from Chantale and they are beautiful. She made the ladies secretary but left the top off. Good Job!
She also made the French chaise. This room looks wonderful, doesn't it?
Nora sent us a picture of her French chaise. It looks so elegant in the solid white with the aged gold finish.
Looky, looky what Cheryl did. She completed a very challenging tutorial and it resulted in a beautiful memory for her mother-in-law.
Dasha has been busy making more furniture for her dolls. She has been reading the blog for a while and is using the techniques she has learned to make this new chair.
Marge just found the blog and followed the chair and ottoman tutorial. She used floral wire for the piping, she cover the floral wire with fabric and bent it around the chair and ottoman. Marge also used the information on printing rugs on suede paper.
Marilyn went to Camp Mini HaHa and made these chairs as gifts! How happy were the other miniaturists??
Bill from Indiana sent me his pictures of his kitchen made from the kitchen cabinet tutorial. He took that tutorial and ran with it!! And all it cost him was a sheet of mat board, how sweet is that!?
Matt sent us more pictures of his tiny house. He uses a 3-D printer for some of his miniatures. Look for an article about him in American Miniaturist, might have all ready been printed.
Lee sent me this picture and said she used the French chaise tutorial?? I thought she had me mixed up with someone else. I wrote her and she explained that she also used the upholstered chair tutorial for the arms. So she used two tutorials and came up with a beautiful hybrid settee, didn't she?? She also told me that the beautiful caring is twine and punched leaves! The fabric is from a pair of her pants.
This picture comes from Tina, she used the mat board window tutorial. She also made the shutters from paper. Love this scene, don't you? Good Job!
Barbara is new to miniatures and the blog. She followed the upholstered chair and ottoman tutorials and made this set. Good Job!
Orit sent us a picture of her finished kitchen dresser. I like the way she aged the dresser.
Orit also include a picture of her table made from the tutorial.
Karyn sent us a picture of the table she made. I never thought of putting a marble top on it, I like it, don't you? She designed the chair to go with it, too!
Sherrill sent this picture of her series of chairs. She started out with the Parsons chair tutorial and just kept going! When are you going to start selling??
Samantha sent us a picture of the sink she made from the tutorial.
Alice sent us a couple of more pictures of her 1/2 scale work. This time the upholstered chair, remember this is 1/2 scale.
I put this picture in because it shows a better view of the occasional table tutorial pattern.
Alice found the blog and made the Parsons chair.
She made it in 1/2 scale! Nicely done, don't your think?
These seven photographs are from Monica, I believe she lives in Italy. She has made a journey with the French Chaise Tutorial, hasn't she?! She took the technique and made her designs for her furniture. I had to include all seven because I thought the designs unique.
Thank you Monica.
Look what Mindy made! This is from the upholstered chair tutorial.
Samantha found the blog on Pinterest and has been experimenting with a few tutorials using her smart phone. She sent us a picture of her canisters.
Samantha sent us pictures of her paper pottery, too.
This is from our Nancy that draws the patterns. She made 6 of the vintage kitchen stools for her room, aren't they just lovely? I really like the finish, too. Good job!
Luyen sent us a picture of her geraniums. Good Job!
Luyen sent us a picture of her paper pottery. Good Job!
Elaine sent us pictures of her quarter scale work. That's her wedding ring in the foreground! She used the French chaise tutorial to make all of this. Good Job!
These pillows were made by Theresa, look at her piping. The piping really sets the pillows off, doesn't it? Good Job!
Theresa also sent a picture of her chamber pot, it's card stock but it could fool you.
This is Matt's kitchen. He works in 1:43/1:48 scale! He has been corresponding with me about making paper pottery, you can see some examples of this in the picture. Matt also uses a 3-D printer, his faucets are made with that technology. Good Job!
Erika sent us a picture of her finished pretty French chaise.
Carmen sent us a picture of her Shabby Chic bed and no-sew mattress. Look at the embellishment, I think it looks great. Good Job!
Prabodhani send in a finished picture of the table she started. She put a larger top on the legs.
Prabodhani sent in pictures of her furniture. I want you to take notice of the chair on the right. This is the French chaise tutorial but shortened into a chair. It also looks like she is making the table from a recent tutorial, I recognize the legs. Good Job!
Becky sent in pictures of her chairs she make using the upholstering a 1 inch scale chair tutorial.
Erika send a picture of the armoire she made using the Ladies Secretary tutorial. Look at the top and you will see the resemblance. Good Job!
Looky at Nancy's cream cans. She changed the handle, Nancy rolled card stock and painted it to look like hose with the green inside. I like it, don't you? Good Job!
Erika used the Marble Topped Wine Rack tutorial to make one for herself. She changed the size to fit her needs and used oven bake clay to make a marble top.
Ada made a room box and filled it with her furniture she make using the tutorials on the blog.
Truus got right on the newest tutorial, the flower wagon. She's all ready for spring,
Suzanne sent us a picture of the marble topped wine rack tutorial, fill'er up.
Nora has sent us a picture of the occasional table she made from the tutorial. She also made the bed that is behind the table. The Shabby Chic bed inspired her to come up with a design on her own using the materials she had at hand, that's what I'm talking about, Good Job!
Dasha has sent us some more pictures of her minis she has made from the tutorials. This is the upholstered chair tutorial. Sleepy kitty in the sun, oh, how familiar that is!
Dasha has been busy reading the blog, she has lengthened the chair pattern and made a sofa. She also used the occasional table tutorial and added a vase of flowers. I really like the cats, one outside the window and one inside. Good Job!
Dasha has also made some mini books. Good Job!
Anne, from Germany sent this composite picture. I am thinking that she had a work shop and used the card stock canister tutorial. Good Job to everybody!
Sylvia Parson's chairs look like they are waiting for a table. She has been a busy miniaturist.
Look what Dasha sent us, it's a picture of her bed and mattress set she made using the tutorials.
Veronica used January's tutorial to make her table, I really like the crackled finish.
Veronica used the upholstered chair tutorial to make a sofa to match her Parson's chair,
Sixteen year old Dasha sent us a picture of her finished Parson's chair. I think she did a beautiful job with it. Good Job, Dasha!
Veronica sent us a picture of her finished Parson's chair. I really like the fancy trim she used, Good Job!
Anita sent us a picture of her baskets she made using the crochet thread basket tutorial. She changed the shape, but that's what you are supposed to do. Good Job!
Judie, this is the lady that sent all the pictures of the washing machine, sent me pictures of some of the tutorials she has made. She's done a beautiful job on them. I don't know where the mixer or the copper pots and pans came from, but it would be interesting to know . . . . .
Looky at this, Tanja made the French chaise larger to fit her dolls and the table, too. I love it when you change something and make it to fit your needs.
Tanja made the mat board door tutorial for her dolls.
Tanja took the Shabby Chic bed tutorial and changed it a bit and also made it larger for her dolls.
Good Job, too!
Krista sent me a picture of her geraniums in a sunny window, I think they look great.
Marilyn used the tutorial on mat board doors to make French door for her project for Camp Mini Ha Ha.
This is Marilyn's finished room/lamp base from Camp Mini Ha Ha.
Look at this beautiful chair! Nancy, the same Nancy that makes our patterns clearer, made this and sent me her picture. Good Job!
Elangamin sent us a picture of her flowers earlier. Now, she has made the ewer and table for a whole presentation of miniatures. Good Job!
Here are Marta's flower pots, I love the colors, don't you? Good Job.
Marta also sent us a picture of the flower pots filled with her flowers and plants. Good Job.
This is another picture that I just couldn't pass up to put in the Gallery. Kim wanted the Phoenix stove kit but thought she would try to make a stove. She wrote to ask if I had time to make one for the blog and I didn't. Kim took what she's gathered from the blog and put it into this stove. This is why I do the blog to get to see things like this!! Good Job!
Michelle made a French Chaise, I love the red and gold together. Good Job!
Ben used the "How to upholster a 1 inch scale chair" to make and upholster a chair for his 16 inch doll. It's in perfect scale, don't you think? Good Job!
I didn't make a tutorial for the sleigh bed but Ilona saw it on the blog and she made one using the skills she learned reading the blog, Good Job, don't you think?
Tracy is trying out the paper pottery and baskets so she sent us her recent efforts, Good Job.
Tracy sent me a picture of her mid-century clock, I can hear the music now, Good job.
Tina sent me a few pictures of things she's made from the tutorials and some things that were inspired by the tutorials like this wagon from mat board. Too cute and a Good job.
Tina used mat board for this wagon, too, I wouldn't believe it, Good job.
She changed the pattern a bit on the buffet, I like to see that, Good job.
And she made the table, too, Good Job for everything.
Peter made a couple of ewers from the tutorial, I love the chipped one on the right, Good Job.
Peter made his bread box from wood using the pattern from the tutorial, Good Job.
Jessie sent a picture of her chair, I love the polka dots, Good job.
Edeltraud used strips cut from magazines for her paper pottery, good idea and good job.
Edeltraud is finding the winding addicting!
Edeltraud sent us pictures of her paper pottery.
Julie sent me this picture of her baskets that she made using the basket tutorial. She said they became addicting because they were fun to make, I agree. It's a beautiful handful, Good Job.
Chris sent me a picture of her kitchen stool. She's working on a red kitchen and this fits right in, don't you think? Good Job.
Look at that pink fridge!! This is what you can do when you make your own miniatures. Thanks Ruthie for sending us the picture. Good Job.
Chris sent me a picture of her canister set. She shared this with another miniaturist and they made them together. That's the best fun to have, isn't it?!!! Good Job.
Julie sent me picture of her chairs she make with the blog's tutorial. She reduced the patterns and make a child's chair. The little chair could be half scale, what do you think? Good Job.
Look at this arrangement Julie made. She changed the shape of the pattern and made an entirely different set of furniture! Julie used the lamp shade tutorial for her floor lamps. She didn't turn the lamp bases from wood, no, she used paper wrapped dowels to create these! Good Job.
I know I don't have a chandelier tutorial on the blog! Julie used what she has learned to create this beautiful piece, it's wrapped paper and fish hooks! Good Job.
Susi sent us a picture of the newest tutorial, faux buttons. Good Job.
Ruthie has dedicated a whole shelf to her finished tutorials!! I love all the wonderful work she has done, don't you? Good Job.
Gulay sent a new picture of a cabinet she made using mat board. She has modified the Kitchen Dresser tutorial to fit her needs and I think she made a very nice cabinet. Don't you love all of the "china" she has inside? Good Job.
Ruthie sent us a couple of pictures of furniture she has made using the tutorial. The first is a pretty living room set. She made a sofa using the Upholstering a 1 inch scale chair tutorial. She's even got the Cathedral Radio on the mantle. Good Job.
Ruthie sent us a picture of her Shabby Chic bed. I like the pink netting above, don't you? Good Job.
Eric has been away from miniatures for a while. His mom collects miniatures and he wanted to add to her collection. He found the blog and went to town creating a living room set for her. He used the chair tutorial and from that he made the sofa and ottoman. I would like to add that he built the Mission Style wood furniture from scratch, from full size measurements. Good Job, and I hope you keep making minis.
Mariza used the bench tutorial to make this beautiful scene. I like the added texture on the front of the bench and the table, don't you? The bolster pillows are a nice touch, too. Good Job.
Gulay also sent a picture of a sofa she made, again this is not on the blog but she used what she learned and made this beautiful sofa. Good Job.
These are some new chairs that Gulay has made. No, I don't have a tutorial on these. I am beginning to get pictures of things that miniaturists make from Expanding on the tutorials. I love getting these pictures and I want to share them with you. Good Job, Gulay.
Dale sent me a picture of his bed and the mattress he made from the No-Sew Mattress tutorial. The bed is a beauty, isn't it! Good Job.
I know there is no tutorial for this tub, but Roberta sent me this picture of her tub that she made after seeing the full-size tub on line. I thought she did such a wonderful job of converting that I had to put it up to show what can be done with card stock and paint. Good Job.
Krista is new to the miniature world and bought herself a dollhouse this Christmas. She has started making things for it and the first thing was the Shabby Chic bed and mattress. Good Job.
This is Roberta's kitchen, I love the A&P bag! Good Job.
Roberta sent me a picture of the stove she made for her kitchen. Good Job.
This is more of Gulay's beautiful work. Good Job.
Gulay just keeps expanding on what she's learned doesn't she? Good Job.
Susann used what she has learned from blog tutorials and put it to use. She saw a chair on the net and made it! That's what I mean, expand on it, make it better. Good Job.
Karen has taken to the idea of using mat board very well as shown in these pictures of a sink and stove. Good Job.
Karen is re-doing her grandmother's dollhouse, it's over a 100 years old. She "stretched" the occasional table pattern to make the coffee table and used the upholstered chair pattern to make the sofa. Good Job.
Debbie made this from "Floral Arrangement" tutorial. I copied this from a full-size arrangement my husband gave me. Debbie wrote that she was a floral designer and actually made these in full-size! Good Job.
Debbie sent pictures of her version of "How to make a faucet planter and daisies" tutorial. Perfect for the patio. Good Job.
Debbie sent her picture of the baskets she made from the tutorial using crochet thread to make a basket. These are adorable! Good Job.
Alex used the kitchen dresser tutorial to make this. He made his out of wood. Good Job.
Gulay sent me a picture of a sofa she made. I know I don't have a particular tutorial on this but it looks like she expanded on the bench tutorial. Good Job.