Category Archives: pattern

Posted on 29 October, 2016

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Patterns in a Ladies Boudoir – 1/12 scale

Combining Patterns

When you are painting, wallpapering or making tiny things for your dollhouse, be aware of what patterns you are using. Make sure they do justice to the room. Here are a few guidelines for combining patterns in a small space.

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Posted by Susan Downing

Categories: fabric, pattern


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Posted on 28 March, 2016

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It seems the choice is unlimited. But out of all these bolts of fabric, the right one to use in a dollhouse miniature may be missing.

The Perfect Curtain Fabric

When looking for the elusive perfect curtain fabric, think beyond color. Weight of the cloth and its pattern or weave are critically important.

I feel that when we focus primarily on color, and don’t consider the “technicalities?” of pattern size and the weight of the fabric, we risk falling in love with an inappropriate material. The color is gorgeous, but perhaps the pattern is too large, or the fabric too stiff

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Posted by Susan Downing

Categories: curtains, fabric, pattern, print


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