Miniature & Dollhouse Tutorials

------------Moved from New England Miniatures


Some of these tutorials were written in languages other than English. You can use  Google to translate them. 

All links were checked on 9/10/15

Building Dollhouses 


How to etch bricks 


From a miniature railroading site: How to make a scale river, etc. 


A tiny pumpkin house, another tute about making stairs, and some fun with Paperclay


How to make paper mache out of dryer lint


How to make things look old, from Wanna's Blog 


Artisans in Miniature online magazine 


More spiral stairs from a Castle project, and more! 


Dr. Bob's Spiral Staircase Tutorial, from Small Stuff 


Pooh Beer's huge list of worldwide links


Let's Build a Dollhouse...& more 


How to build a dollhouse


Construction of a miniature Swiss farmhouse 


Framing a miniature Tudor house 


How to make a faux stone floor using drywall compound or stucco 


The Blue Willow kitchen .... Handy instructions for building fireplaces


Dollhouse wiring made easy 


Hirst Arts, for smaller scale castles & fantasy projects


Modeling realistic water


Creating Munchkinland in miniature 


Free dollhouse and furniture plans ...from The Woodworker's Workshop, many are old fretwork plans for scrollsaws 


How to create miniature dollhouse gardens, part 1 of 4 


A parquet floor 


How to make clay roof tiles 



Tutorials for Miniature Furnishings

How to pin hinge cupboard doors -- this blog is geared towards modern miniatures 

A twig Adirondack table

Wanna's tutorial index includes how to make a cardoard box full of 1950's tiles, working with Michael's hutches, making skirted tables & more. 

Make a miniature 3 drawer chest 

Making a miniature planter 

Turn a plastic "pizza table" into an office chair 

An imitation wicker shelf 

Make a miniature couch out of polymer clay

A folding screen 

How to make a simple bench 

How to make a miniature stove 

Tips for making twig furniture 

Tutorials for Miniature Accessories 

How to tie a nautical braided rug 

Another how to tie a nautical braided rug, in French, but the illustrations show how to do it using pins to keep the string in place. 

How to make house plants 

How to make a crystal chandelier based on plastic tubing - in Spanish * since this is an image of a page, translate or cut and paste to translator will not work, but the pictures are fairly self explanatory

An easy round dollhouse rug

How to bake polymer clay in a toaster oven

Make a mini book - part 1

Make a mini book - part 2

How to make a gizmo to help make miniature bows

How to make a desk set with blotter, pen & ink

Printable kitchen casseroles & serving dishes

Baking polymer clay 

Polyclay tutorials from NoraJean. 

Mary Eccher's miniature food projects 

How to tie a miniature bow 

Making plates....This technique uses soda cap liners and Mod Podge 

Making a miniature book 

Make a non-working miniature Venetian blind 

Make a baby bouncer 

A tip for a simple doormat 

Make a shopping bag 

Make a hanging rack for nursery or kitchen

How to make a miniature Christmas tree 

An easy rag rug 

How to make a boudoir bottle 

Make a colorful Tiffany style lamp, perfume bottles, sconces, and more 

A faux wicker basket 

A paper lobster trap 

A wooden tray 

How to crochet a quarter scale sofa 

Buttercup Miniatures offers some free mini crochet and knitting patterns 

How to make a polymer clay troll 

Mary Williams makes lovely dolls, and offers 3 nice doll dressing tutorials 

Cynthia Howe's tutorials ..dollmaking, dressing dolls, making hats,hairstyling, ribbon roses, bows, and more. 


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