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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Soft Toys for the Very Young
    • Felt Caterpillar
      Panda Glove Puppet
      Gingham Elephant
      Mobiles
      Baby Whale
      Teddy Bear
      Baby Doll
      Penguin
      Squirrel
      Fur Seal
      Apliqued Felt Ball
      Nursery Picture Cushions
      Giraffe
      Sailor Duck
      Dressed Mouse
      Little Robin
  • Toys in Card and Wood
    • Lace-Up Toys
      Card Box Toys
      Card Jack-in-a-Box
      Card Doll
      Card Darts
      Card Sewing House
      Furnished Rooms
      Card Shop
      Manipulated Football Game
      Basket Baby Carriage
      Wooden Acrobat
      Racing Car
      Wooden Train
      Carousel
      Wooden Doll's HOuse
      Doll's Bed and Wardrobe
      Sledge
      Kaleidoscope
  • Toys for the Older Child
    • Skipping Rope
      Fur Leopard Cub
      Dressed Rabbit
      Doll to Dress
      Canvas Carry-Cot
      Aeroplane
      Skateboard
      Skittles
      Pearly King
      Jointed Doll
      Desk Set
      Elephant
      Witch
      Quickies from Scraps
      Frog Racing
  • Inexpensive Toys from Oddments
    • Toy Hangers for Dolls' Clothes
      Embroidered Tortoise
      Felt Frog Purse
      Patchwork Fish
      Sewing Doll
      'The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe'
      Sports Badges
      Sports Pennants
      Stilts
      clipboard
      Doll
      Kangaroo
      box File
      Handy Card Case
      Knitting Holders
      Nurse's Outfit
      Silhouette Theatre
      Hoop-La
      'Roll-a-Ball'
      Tent
      Magic Snake
      Toy School
      Toybox

Title: Making Toys for Children
Author: Joan Moloney
Publication Date: HC:1972
Publisher: Ward Lock Ltd., London
Page Count: 128
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11 1/4" x 8 3/4"
ISBN: 0706310608

PATTERN RATING:Star Rating There is a surprising mix of soft, paper, and wood toys in this book, some of which are quite appealing. The patterns tend to be full-size, but have few to no markings to help the crafter. You get a half dozen full page color shots of 6 of the toys in this book, and another handful of black-and-white photos(you'll note the discrepancy between the number of photos and number of toys). Most of the toys get an illustration of what what the author felt the toy should look like when done. I'm always leery of this.

INSTRUCTION RATING:Star Rating I'm in the odd position of praising the illustrations over the written instructions. The written instructions are pretty skimpy, but the author gives you pretty good illustrations.

SUMMARY- This isn't a book I'd recommend to anyone to run out and buy, but it has a surprising number of toys that might prove to be springboards for inspiration/basic patterns for someone. While I'm okay with having bought it, I'm equally glad I got it cheap.