ON THE COVER: Montana resident and self-taught
artist Teresa Dudley patterned this 1:12 scale gold-plated
coffin after an actual sarcophagus of an ancient Egyptian
high priest. See more of her historical and fanciful dolls
and accessories starting on page 32.
30 Small Appetites by Jane Freeman - Creating atmosphere
in miniature restaurant scenes.
32 Through History and Imagination with Teresa Dudley by
Martha Puff - She may be a crafter of miniatures, but her
world is very large.
36 An Artist in Miniature by Anne Day Smith - Jeff Wilkerson
has grown as his paintings have gotten smaller.
47 The 2005 Showcase of Miniatures—Good Sam Show
by Martha Puff - A round-up of some of the new and noteworthy
56 New Year – New Beginnings by Ruth Flewelling Lesbirel
- In which we’re introduced to “Magnolia Hall,”
a Southern-style dollhouse 13 years in the making.
22 Transformations by Joann Swanson - The beginning is
in your imagination as Joann gives a rococo-like touch to
Queen Anne furniture.
38 Discovering Quarter-Scale Miniatures by Karen Cary -
Make 1/4” Scale Rococo-Style Room Accessories and
bring a smile.
40 Make a Paper MinisTM Backgammon Set by Ann Vanture -
Free, complete, and ready to assemble.
41 Grandma’s Favorites by Arla Johnson - It’s
not too late to make holiday treats.
44 The Cozy Christmas Kitchen by Lydia L. Benedict - More
50 Make a Stylish Occasional Table by Desirée Lafuente
- The debut article by this Spanish mistress of furniture.
52 Make A Warm and Cozy Brick Fireplace by Chris Walton
- In these days of high energy costs, a quiet night by the
fire seems like the ideal solution.
59 Making Cushions for Wicker Furniture by Ruth Flewelling
Lesbirel - A “Magnolia Hall” project.