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Vol. 6 No. 4 of The Storybook Home Journal
What's in this issue?
Holding History In Their Hands the Decorating article
Decorating with family heirlooms.
Plain Sewing the Hearth article
Patterns and instructions for sewing a cupboard curtain and an ironing board cover.
Till It Tastes Right the Kitchen article
Recipes for golden biscuits, chicken fricassee, button cookies, and brown betty.
Cousin Ann the Music article
Sheet music of an original piano composition, with guitar chords.
Playing Under The Lilacs the Garden article
Planting lilacs and other shrubs. Rules for children's traditional outdoor games: Anty-I-over; Still pond no more moving; The sea is rough; What time is it, Mr. Wolf?; Duck Duck Goose; Kick the can; and Lookout for the bear.
A Sundial On The Window Sill the Workshop article
Process and pattern for creating an indoor sundial on a window sill.
Dorothy Canfield Fisher the Bookshelf article
Brief biography of Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Includes summer reading list of children's books focused on the fair or circus. The illustration accompanying the article is by Ada C. Williamson, from the 1917 edition of Understood Betsy.
Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article
Old fashioned ironing boards. Fabric ideas. Apple motifs in botanical prints and dishes. Maple syrup.
The Couriers the Writer's Garret article
Seymore Wainscott's biography of his father, part 3.
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By Al R. Young The Understood Betsy issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios. This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Holding History In Their Hands (1 page)Hearth - Plain Sewing (1 page)Kitchen - Till It Tastes Right (4 pages)Music - Cousin Ann (1 page)Garden - Playing Under The Lilacs (4 pages)Workshops - A Sundial On The Window Sill (1 page)Bookshelf - Dorothy Canfield Fisher (1 page)Attic - Living Richly Without Being Rich (2 pages)Garret - The Couriers (3 pages)Understood Betsy is the 40th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »