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City of London Dollshouse Festival - Sun 28th Jan 2018 Tower Hotel London visit website


Spring Miniatura - The 70th Event March 24th & 25th 2018 (NEC Birmingham UK) www.miniatura.co.uk


Kensington Dollshouse Festival - Summer Show Fri 11th & Sat 12th May 2018 Town Hall, Hornton St, London visit website


Autumn Miniatura - September 2018 TBA (NEC Birmingham UK) www.miniatura.co.uk

At Shows

We can now accept MasterCard, Visa and American Express cards

Take tap and go, chip and PIN, magnetic swipe or manual entry payments.


Price Rise in 2018

The price of Kate's 1/24 dolls will rise as of 1st January 2018 because of her increasing costs.

(NB. She has not done so for about 4/5 years)

The job of the Scullery Maid as described in 'The complete servant' Samuel and Sarah Adams. 1826:

It is the business of this servant to light the fires in the kitchen range, and under the copper or boilers, and stew-holes-to wash up all the plates and dishes-scour and clean all the sauce-pans, stew-pans, kettles, pots, and all other kitchen utensils; and to take care that all the latter are always kept clean, dry, and fit for use.

She is to assist the kitchen-maid in picking, trimming, washing and boiling the vegetables, cleaning the kitchen and offices, the servants'-hall, housekeeper's room, and steward's room; and to clean the steps of the front door and the area. She makes the beds for the stable men and generally fetches, carries, and clears away for the cook and kitchenmaid, and otherwise assists in all the laborious parts of the kitchen business. Wages range from 8 to 12 guineas a year.

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In an article for Dolls House & Miniature Scene magazine, Kate outlines the change name from K Designs to Kate Pinsent Dolls. The feature on Kate and her dollmaking was published in issue 223

The magazine is available delivered to your door worldwide, the price is £3.99 + postage & packing from the Collectors Club of Great Britain website. visit CC website

Quarter Scale or 1:48 doll houses are gaining popularity particularly in the United States and UK. Kate has managed to combine a poseable body (just as in the larger scale dolls) into 1:48 scale 1/4 inch = 1 foot. The dolls retain all the charm of the 'hand made' with the fun of adopting any pose.

You will find the witches pictured right in our 'Dolls for Sale' Tudor section priced at $25 each or if buying more than one $20 each.

The 1:48 scale Edwardian bathers are priced in the same way as the witches. The Tudor workers in the bewhouse are priced at £25 each

Special Christmas Nativity Packs New in our 1:48 scale section 'Miscellaneous'.
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From J to K

Jean Nisbett talked to Kate and her mother Jill Bennett for the August 2008 edition of popular UK magazine, The Dolls' House. The interview reveals some wonderful details and quotes.

Click the magazine above to see more.


Links to useful websites on the 'About us' page includes Artisans in Miniature Petite Properties

NEW 1:24 Scale Tudor Players

Tudor aristocracy frequently wrote plays and performed them in noble households and at Court during the reign of Henry VIII.

In this group we see the players in performance with a little drummer. Despite the noise the cat sleeps on!

1:24 Tudor Page link

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1:48 Scale

Ghosts are at home in any period and such fun. No attic or cupbord under the stairs should be without one,,, or perhaps two!

£25 each or £20 each for 2 or more.

New 18th Century range added to our 1:24 scale. Page link
(Closre-up) Tudor Maid in 1:12
18th Century Maid in 1:12
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