Cath B's Room

Cath B’s Room

Cath entered this gorgeous picture in to my 2016 competition, and was one of the people shortlisted. It’s easy to see why….this room is lovely! Cath has used a subdued colour palette to really show off both the high-class furniture, and to showcase her neat stitching. In front of the fireplace is a ‘Rosanna (red)’ […]

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Natalia’s House

Natalia lives in Russia. She has made a beautiful doll’s house room, filled with miniature embroidery using the “Alice” collection of kits. She started with the “Alice, small (green)” carpet, and added a narrow border to it, as the original design was a bit small for her room. With a spare piece of canvas she […]

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Send us your pictures

Would you like pictures of your dollshouse here? If you have recent pictures of your stitched examples of kits from Janet’s range, please send them in to us!   Please send them in JPEG format, preferably between 400 pixels and 2000 pixels (roughly), so that there is enough detail for us to crop to fit […]

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Dorthe’s House

Dorthe is from Denmark, and has a gorgeous doll’s house, filled with her miniature embroidery that she has done from my kits. This room shows a collection of ‘Barbara (green)’ matching items. Not only has she stitched the large version of the Barbara carpet, the bolster and square cushions, a bellpull, and a chair seat pad […]

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Annette J’s House

Annette is from Denmark and owns several dollhouses, which she has decorated to a very high standard. In this parlour, you can see the Eleanor William Morris style carpet, with the Eleanor cushion on the chair to the right of the picture. You can also just see the Eleanor footstool peeping out from under the […]

Kjerstin's cat sampler on display

Kjerstin’s Sampler project

Kjerstin lives in British Columbia, and she collects unusual doll’s house scale items, in 1:8 scale (not the usual 1:12 scale), and collects Hitty dolls. Kjerstin says: “Your House without a cat sampler kit was lovely, and I very much enjoyed stitching it. I have sent you a picture of my dollhouse cats admiring the […]

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Cinzia’s roombox

Cinzia lives in Italy, and has created this wonderfully feminine roombox scene, which she has named ‘Serenity’ – and you can see why! It is so peaceful, with its soft shades of pink throughout. The room is full of little details, and very carefully crafted. The doll’s house needlepoint in this room is all in […]

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Janet Granger Designs celebrates 20 years in business in 2016!

Doesn’t time fly? January 2016 sees the twentieth anniversary of my doll’s house embroidery kit business, Janet Granger Designs. In this feature, I’ll show you some of the milestones of those twenty years (and some rather strange fashions in clothes and glasses, in that time, too!). My miniature needlepoint kits enable you to stitch all […]

Sue C's room box

Sue C’s room box

Sue sent me these pictures of her room box, showing the Nouveau Iris firescreen that she had made from one of my kits. It is stitched on 32 count silk gauze. The room is a very pretty one, decorated in shades of cream and blue, so the firescreen goes really well with the decor. But […]

Catherine C's house

Catherine C’s House

  Catherine lives in France, and has owned this magnificent doll’s house for the past four years. She says that she has so far completed five of the 20 rooms in the house, and here are some pictures to prove it!     This is the servants’ quarters of the house. On the floor on […]