OMG, I just found this website that will help me make all the furniture for my first house! Dollhouse Miniature Furniture - Tutorials | 1 inch minis: OCCASIONAL TABLE TUTORAL - How to make a 1 inch scale occasional table with mat board.
"When Mother Lets Us Make Paper Box Furniture", published in 1914. The patterns look easy to follow, and create beautiful, historically accurate furniture. They are all in the arts and crafts style, which was readily available from stores like Sears. Read more: http://agplaythings.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=furn=display=77634#ixzz1j3TUvy9t http://www.archive.org/details/whenmotherletsus00rich
Vintage Tootsie Toy Dollhouse Furniture Laundry Hamper (image) - great design which could be reproduced with Aida cloth or similar | Source: Original no longer available, was Trash To Treasure Hunt @ Etsy