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  • Introduction
  • TOYS,
          by Eden Toys, Inc.
  • General Instructions
    • Peter Rabbit
    • Mrs Rabbit
    • Benjamin Bunny
    • Jemima Puddle-duck
    • Peter Rabbit Velour Glove Puppet
    • Peter Rabbit Fur-fabric Hand Puppet with Legs
    • Peter Rabbit
    • Hunca Munca
    • Peter Rabbit
    • Jemima Puddle-duck
    • Mouse
  • Hand-Painted Fabric Toys,
          by Anne Wilkinson
  • Peter Rabbit Ball
  • Pocket Toys with Bag
  • Pocket Toy Mobile
  • Peter Rabbit Drawstring Bag
  • Jemima Puddle-Duck Pocket
  • Knitting and Needlepoint
          by Pat Menchini
  • Hunca Munca Sampler
  • Mrs Tittlemouse Semi-Circular Tufted Rug
  • Knitted Triangular Shawl
  • Jemima Puddle-duck Pram Cover
  • Cross-stitch Babies' Bib
  • Decorating Furniture
          by Jennie Walters, Amanda Clifford
  • General Instructions
  • Stencilling
  • Découpage
  • Peter Rabbit and Friends Wooden Cut-outs

Title: Toys and Designs from the World of Beatrix Potter
Author: Frederick Warne, Eden Toys Inc., Anne Wilkinson, Pat Menchini, Jennie Walters, Amanda Clifford
Publication Date: TPB:1992
Publisher: Penguin Group, London, England
Page Count: 132
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11 1/4" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 0723240051

PATTERN RATING:Star Rating You get a nice variety - and not just standard soft toys - that suit the theme of the book. The patterns are well marked and would be pretty easy to either photocopy or trace from the book.

INSTRUCTION RATING:Star Rating Instructions are clear and well broken down so they are easy to follow.

BONUS MECHANICS RATING:Star Rating This book gets a bonus star for the wide variety of projects it provides to fill out their theme. I can imagine an excited new mother creating a variety of these projects to decorate her nursery and welcome the newest arrival, as well as providing entertainment for older siblings who have had the Potter books read to them.

SUMMARY- I like these theme books for making toys and other needlework projects based on popular children's stories. This was a welcome addition to my small collection of them. It was very well done and clearly shows the love the various contributors had for the source material. There's beautiful illustration throughout.

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