The Sew-It Book

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There is no greater mistake grown-ups can make than to think children are like themselves. Yet most of us make that mistake - we think if we like a thing, we have only to simplify it a bit and make it easier and it will be just right for a child. So when we see clever and ingenious toys we are sure that their very completeness is the measure of their worth to the child. Now, the truth of the matter is that children most want, not complete and finished play-things, but a chance to take materials and turn them into products themselves. Instead of a finished outfit for her doll, a little girl most wants to take part in producing one...

Reproduction of the 1929 book - The Sew-It Book - Things to make with needle & thread and odds & ends. This beautiful vintage feel book features 17 projects including a child's apron, smock, sun bonnet, rag doll and Kimono-type jacket . Techniques include sewing, embroidery, doll dress pattern making and tie-dying are explained in detail. The 47-page hardback book with an embossed cover is a keepsake treasure with darling graphics that will charm sewers and quilters, young and old! Perfect book to teach children to sew. Excellent gift for that special grandchild.