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Making Peg Dolls and More

Toys that Spin, Fly, and Bring Sweet Dreams

Margaret Bloom

176 pp.  
8 1/4" x 7 7/8"
Illustrations: Full Color

Hawthorn Press


Published:  October 2019


  • 15 designs and patterns for toys and crafts to engage children in the process of making, playing, and storytelling
  • Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for experienced and novice crafters alike
  • Full-color illustrations and beautiful photography throughout
  • A range of family-friendly projects, some that take only an hour, others that will fill a long weekend

Based on the success of her first book, Making Peg Dolls, Margaret Bloom’s new book introduces us to a range of projects to keep little (and the not-so-little) hands busy. From simple peg doll necklaces, moving mobiles, and fantastic flying creatures to pincushions, herbal dream pillows, and nature gathering bags, this series of delightful craft projects will bring together and inspire the whole family in making and playing and living creatively.

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