Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Friday, July 27, 2018

2018 Show Preview

Ruth Stewart, Stewart Dollhouse Creations

In addition to offering a wide variety of kits and desserts for all the major Holidays, Ruth Stewart makes molds, doilies, rugs, and lots more. She works in both one-inch and quarter-scale. At the 2018 show, Ruth will be offering a Friday Workshop to make a 6-Layer Macaroon Cake.
Web: http://stewartdollhousecreations.com

Friday Workshop to make a 6-Layer Macaroon Cake
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Dealer Vicki Sanfield, Uncle Ciggie Miniatures

Vicki Sanfield created Proud Peacock for submission into the Barbara Marshall Award, which was at the Miniature Masterworks show. Created from the bottom up, it goes together like a puzzle, with a canopy for shade. Note: The "Barbara Marshall Award for Artistic Achievement" honors miniature artists who exceed the current standards of fine-scale miniature making.

Proud Peacock

Dealer Patrizia Santi, Italy

Patrizia Santi creates a wide range of modern ladies shoes, boots, and handsome handbags. She also makes modern day wooden furniture pieces--such as sideboards, cupboards, table and chairs, and wood desks.  Web: patriziasantiminiatures.com

Dealer Volker Arnold, Germany

Volker Arnold  designs beautiful and intricate wood art. Assisted by his daughter, he offers assembled nativity and other Holiday scenes and kits. Volker works in 1:12 scale, and the smaller 1:144 scale to 1:2000 scale. He specializes in paintable wooden shops, dioramas, and accessories. His designs, though quite simple to make, impress all those who see his projects. His patterns are sold as downloadable PDF files or on CDs. Web: www.vaholzkunst.de

This paintable Christmas diorama in 1:144" scale has more than sixty toys and two Christmas trees.
Lighted Alpine Christmas Village scene.
Girl's room and Christmas arch.

Dealer Teri Dine, Teri's Mini Workshop

Teri Dine carries a huge variety of unique handcrafted and reasonably priced 1:12 scale miniatures to outfit shops, room boxes, and dollhouses. There are products for the kitchen, bath, garden, pets, beauty parlor, soda fountain, hunting, fishing, sports and more.

Dealer Ellen Braby Books

Ellen Braby carries a marvelous selection of books to aid miniaturists in their creations. Subject matter includes architecture, decorating, room settings, and making miniatures. Also books covering periods of time and eras--such as Victorian, Tudor, Tiffany and Art Deco.

Dealer Layne Halliday, Layne's Fine Miniatures

Long-time dealer Layne Halliday handcrafts fine 1:12 scale furniture. Her extensive line includes tables, chairs, chests, desks, room boxes, and more. Layne uses exotic woods from around the world for her unique parquetry and marquetry. Her folding organ is sure to delight.
Web: http://www.laynesfineminiatures.com

Folding Organ

Dealer Silvia Leiner, Cinderella, Great Britain, formerly Germany

Silvia Leiner has been a dealer at Good Sam since 2005. Selling as Cinderella, she paints and dresses 1:12 scale porcelain dolls, and makes fashion accessories and boxed clothing. Silvia also specializes in German hand-painted Christmas decorations, toys in boxes, and carries German kitchen utensils and tools.  Web: wwww.cinderellaminiaturen.com

Dealer Sylvia Rountree, The Dolls Cobbler

Sylvia Rountree designs a fine selection of leather shoes and boots for women, men and children. She also creates colorful ballet slippers, Halloween and Christmas themed footwear, children's rain gear, leather luggage, carpetbags and more. There are always new items to surprise and entertain.
Web: http://www.dollscobbler.com

Little girl's pink raincoat, rain hat, and boots.
Hat box and Victorian boots.
Tapestry hand bags and shoes.
Handcrafted leather luggage on cart.

Exhibit: "Dewey, Cheetum, and Howe, Attorneys At Law." Created by Barbara Jones, the room box was built in 1978, refurbished and furnished for the 2017 show. The room box showcases Ferd Sobol’s Metamorphic Desk.

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