My involvement in miniatures spans more years than I care to share. When my three children were small, I handcrafted 1:12 scale miniatures and sold them through CIMTA to many dollhouse shops in the USA and internationally. My main products were dressed mannequins, ladies accessories and toys – sold under the name Karen Benson Miniatures.
Upon returning to the workforce I gravitated to 1:48 scale miniatures – Thanks to my show partner, Sally Manwell – Once I designed and cut my first 1:48 scale kit on a laser there was no going back as I had found my niche. The Quarter Source is meant to be your “One Stop Shopping For 1:48 Scale”. In addition to this website you will find me at the National Associate of Miniaturists (NAME) National and Regional conventions selling as a dealer and teaching workshops. Any other shows I participate in will be listed on the website.