Browsing Category Children’s Books

You Can Make It – Easter Favors & Flowers

More from the 1943 book, You Can Make It – Things To Do With Scissors and Paste.  Some of the crafts in this book seem pretty hard for children — even older children.  These Easter favors are so cute, but honestly, I think the whole tiny strips of paper as hair idea would be tricky…

More Jolly Rhymes of Mother Goose — Lois Lenski, 1922

This is the last of the Lenski nursery rhyme pictures, and there were a couple of rhymes here I didn’t know. This one is very sweet…. Bossy-Cow, Bossy-Cow Bossy-cow, bossy.cow, where do you lie? In the green meadow under the sky. Billy-horse, billy-horse, where do you lie? Out in the stable with nobody nigh. Birdies…

1 1/2 Years – 300 Posts

When I started this blog…. I only knew a couple of quilters — their quilts and methods were very different from mine. My sisters were the only other people I knew who did hand embroidery. When I shopped at the local quilt store for binding or backing fabric, the staff would make comments like “Why…

Happy 4th of July!

Because I rarely buy new quilt fabric, I only recently discovered that this vintage book has been reproduced as a fabric panel for making a soft book or quilt, but their book doesn’t have this cute patriotic cover. Tiny Tots Object Book Whitman Publishing, 1942 Illustrated by “C.E.J.”