Making Peg Dolls

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By Margaret Bloom

Peg dolls are small, enchanting, and easy to make. They are a perfect craft for children and can become the inspiration for endless play and storytelling. Margaret Bloom invites you to enter the tiny magical world of peg dolls. Coming from the Waldorf handcraft tradition, these irresistible dolls encourage creative play and promote the emotional and imaginative development of young children. Peg dolls can be made from natural materials to reflect the seasonal cycle, favourite fairytales and festivals from around the world. Inside this book you will find patterns for creating bluebirds & butterflies, flowers & fairytale figures, gnomes, winter angels and more: Easy to follow, step-by-step instructions for children and crafters of all levels and experience. A range of over 60 designs and patterns for peg doll illustrations and photos in full colour. Ideas for peg dolls as gifts and toys, for seasonal nature tables or fairs. Also includes an inspiring section on storytelling with peg dolls.

 

About the Author

Margaret Bloom lives with her family in a small cottage beneath the great oak trees of Northern California. She has a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, and when she is not busy reading to her children, buttering toast or searching for lost socks, she spends her time writing, creating and finding inspiration in the world around her.

 

Publisher: Hawthorn Press
Pages: 192 pages
Size: 198mm x 208mm x 19mm
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781907359170
Publication date: 2013/02/01

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