Vol. 6 No. 4 - Understood Betsy

Vol. 6 No. 4 - Understood Betsy

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34th issue of The Storybook Home Journal™. Features Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher Full color issue containing 24 pages with 71 illustrations. 10 articles. 8.5 in. x 11 in. booklet. Made & Printed in the USA. Categories: Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Magazine, Nancy Young & Understood Betsy

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Vol. 6 No. 4 of The Storybook Home Journal

Understood Betsy


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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