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Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes Hardcover – September 27, 2010
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The character’s faces are painted on wooden beads.
I include beads, shells and other found objects in the fabric relief scenes.
I hand sew every stitch in every illustration.
Some characters in the book have hats made of acorn caps.
I use plant dyed wool felt and multicolored threads to make the pictures.
I like using driftwood to make house roofs and furniture.
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A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Ms. Mavor has illustrated many children's books using her unique blend of materials, found objects and sewing techniques. Her craft how-to book, Felt Wee Folk: Enchanting Projects, includes directions and patterns for making a variety of wee folk dolls. Her newest children's book, Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes won the 2011 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and the 2011 Golden Kite Award. The original fabric relief artwork from the book is touring the country.
Top Customer Reviews
The creativity and imagination on display all but guarantee that this will be a book your child can return to again and again to not only learn these classic rhymes but marvel at the intricate photos. A HUGE recommend.
I collect children's books - vintage and new - and I can honestly say this is the most beautiful one I own. I can't imagine how long it must have taken her to create it.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I nearly swooned when I saw this beautiful book and the fantastically crafted dolls and animals photographed against felt nature backgrounds on all the pages of the book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by tessa22
The books are great-have been making the wee folk people-instructions are great.Published 6 months ago by Raewyn Clarke
Love the pictures! Makes me want to make stitched scenery too. The level of crafting in this book is really superb.Published 6 months ago by Blossom
Very cute and stunning artwork. I wish it came as a board book so I wouldn't have to worry about my son tearing the pages.Published 6 months ago by R
One of my daughter's favorite books --- the pictures are so amazing! Sally Mavor's work is beautiful.Published 8 months ago by K. christensen
A beautiful book! Love it, I hope I can make something like this!Published 8 months ago by Shirley Shih
this book is simply enchanting, Salley is so talented, the illustrations are wonderful.Published 9 months ago by quilter