Little Trimmings

Small-scale haberdashery for the miniaturist and doll-maker


Little Trimmings show stand made in miniature

Some projects made by Christine, but the majority are made by customers.
Details of materials used are noted alongside each project with links to the appropriate product pages.

Samples - Circular Sofa using Little Trimmings cotton fabrics and fringing
Kit now available, see our kits pages.
Peach Blossom circular sofa
Leopard print circular sofa
  • Cotton fabric = Sorry but this fabric is now sold out
  • Fringe = BF7418 - Brown
  • Braid = BM10 - 1mm Metallic Cord - Gold

Boudoir chair & tuffet
Sage low chair

Cotton fabric with Jacobean style print is unfortunately no longer available.

The braids used were:
Sage green fine fringing – BBF91 sage
Fine looped braid – BB38 cream
Knobbly braid – BK01 rose pink

Fabric was Cotton print CF82/1 Fine Gold scrolls on Sage Green.
Sage green fine fringing – BBF91 sage
1mm Metallic gold cord – BM10

Thimblemins Pram set

Jane from Thimblemins has dressed this lovely Pram set in several of our new cotton fabrics.

The Main body of the pram uses our cotton fabric CF228, a tiny check pattern in blue or dark denim.
The contrasting floral print is CF283, tiny blue flowers on cream.
The braid trim used is BK01 Knobbly braid

You can visit Thimblemins Etsy shop to see more of Janes work.
Josephine's Georgian Bear

Josephine Parnell has dressed this lovely Georgian lady bear in various cotton laces and silk ribbons from Little Trimmings

The Main dress is made with two of our cotton fabrics.
The over skirt is CF120 - tiny wine flower on cream, unfortunately the underdress fabric - tiny dots on ecru is now sold out.

A pure silk tulle stole ST02 is wrapped around the bears shoulders.

The tiny red leather shoes are finished with a tiny Georgian style buckle - BE2 was used.

You can visit Josephine's website to see more of her work.
Averil's 4-Poster Bed

Averil has created this stunning Tudor bed using one of our cotton fabrics - which is unfortunately no longer available.

The bed has been decorated with the following Little Trimmings braids;
Fine Fringing – BBF91 in sage green.
3mm Satin ribbon – SR013 in moss green, as the curtain tie backs
Guipure Trim – GP3280 in white or ivory, trimming the brocade beadspread.
Linda's Furniture

Linda has created these elaborate items of furniture with various Little Trimmings fabrics and braids.
The dressed table on the far left uses:
Thai Princess Silk Dupion – SF01 in red.
Fine Fringing – BBF91 in sage green.
Picot braid – BP7532 in ivory.

The table & chair are both trimmed with ivory Picot braid and red Thai silk.
Linda has made up on of our Candlestick Lamps kits with the shade covered in the same red Thai silk.
You can visit Simply Silk Miniatures to see more of Lindas work.
The print fabrics were Lindas own and not from Little Trimmings.
Kats witches hats

Kats witches hats, all made with our hat straw and decorated with some of our ribbons & braids.

Black hat has BM339 new metallic braid in black/gold around the base of the crown.
Front hat uses 10mm Ruban Mousseline R450 - 10mm peach organdie ribbon And 5mm orange gingham ribbon – R174 (both found on the Fancy Ribbons page).

You can visit Kat's website to see more of her work.
Waist coat

Josephine made this tiny waistcoat from our black cotton lawn with white for the lining.
Our tiniest BUT51 - 2mm brass buttons stitched down the front,
with a tiny gilt plated B3 buckle on the back strap.

You can visit Josephine's website to see more of her work.
Picnic hamper

Wendy made this picnic hamper with our moulding canvas.
(moulding canvas page not yet completed, meantime phone for details)
Straps were our fine green leather and the little table cloth was cotton fabric CF28 – quite an old one so not a lot left.
Medieval Bear

This tiny 2½" bear made by Lynne Madeley was hand made then dressed in the following Little Trimmings fabrics & braids:
Thai silk – SF01 wine (under skirt)
Silk Brocade – SB0213 red & grey medieval look
Wave braid – BB0503 in black & gold
Cotton lace neck vuff CL221W
And various seed beads
Tony Barton – Light Dragoon Jacket

Tony is a very skilled customer working in a larger scale producing military figures in authentically correct costumes.
Here he uses our Bunka cord for the frogging on a Light Dragoons jacket.

Frances has used our lamp parts kit and produced a pretty pair of bead lamps and designed her own crocheted shades.
Patterns for these shades are available from Francis at Buttercup Miniatures under ‘household crochet’ patterns
Cream curtains

Marlyn has made these lovely curtains with our cotton fabric CF140
And one of our very popular flower trims – BB5008 Silky rosebuds with loops in pink & green

Marlyns curtains can be purchased through her website Dolls House Curtains

Thank you to all the customers who have sent in photographs of their creations using Little Trimmings fabrics, braids and other products.
If you would like your work featured on Little Trimmings gallery page - with a link to your website (that's FREE ADVERTISING) then please contact me.
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