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The American Patriot's Treasury of Historical Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas By Carrie Franzwa
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[SPIRAL BOUND] This unique primer on re-creating authentic elements of 1621 New England life brims with first-of-a-kind ideas for turning Thanksgiving into a time travel celebration. Franzwa reveals... More > a treasure trove of resources and tips for reintroducing early English and Native American culture to this cherished national holiday. Readers are inspired to experience for themselves the charming pleasures of making period decorations and utility items, playing antique games, preparing and tasting early New England foods, using 1621 language, etiquette, music and dance, and sitting at a table set in old-world style. You will even discover how to authentically add 17th century pirates to the mix! An exhaustive resource that is historically accurate and culturally responsible toward American Indians and African Americans. Expanded second edition. Spiral bound for ease of use.< Less
The Official FFRA Fly Roper's Manual By Carrie Franzwa
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Yes, it's true: Flies make great pets! But first you have to rope 'em! Learn all the wacky ins-and-outs of pet fly roping and husbandry, and join in the hilarity as you make miniature toys,... More > furnishings, treats, and even costumes - yes, teensy fly costumes for real - for your little fly buddy! Learn how to select and raise clean flies, and how to house and transport them at any time of the year. Plus, learn what it takes to keep a pet fly healthy and happy for up to six fun-loving months. Manual contains reproducible party and craft patterns and printables, as well as party and craft instructions that will provide endless opportunities for laughter and creative expression. Suitable for all ages.< Less
ABC Animal Color and Write By Carrie Franzwa
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A reproducible ABC animal coloring series with trace-the-letter practice lines for beginning writers. Series includes 26 ABC animal plates with lines, plus vertical and horizontal lined sheets... More > (9/16-inch) for extra practice, and a letter writing guide showing pencil movement for both upper and lower case letters. Carefree coloring offsets the stress of learning to write, plus traceable letters makes it much easier to learn letter formation. For continual re-use at home or in the classroom.< Less
A Combo Guide for Beginning Sewing & Authentic Period Costuming By Carrie Franzwa
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New to sewing and/or historical costuming, and not sure if authentic period garment production is right for you? This book is the ideal cost-effective resource for exploring your potential interest.... More > Not only will you have all the basic modern and historical sewing instruction you need at your fingertips (easy checklist instructions; requires use of an owner's manual for machine threading), but you will also gain a valuable overview of historical garment construction. Provides a general treatise on materials used when and where, the related notions needed, and where to get them. Materials covered include the most historically popular natural fibers, not the least of which are leather and metal (for armor). What this book does not cover in detail it makes up for by providing all the best known resources for in-depth how-to instruction. This is the only book needed for learning to sew, and/or for exploring the art of authentic historical costuming. Concise and easy to read. 62 pages. Illustrated.< Less
The History and Craft of Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles By Carrie Franzwa
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The first resource to teach modern and historical techniques for wooden jigsaw puzzle manufacture. Uses primary sources from the height of the American and European wooden jigsaw puzzle craze of the... More > 1930's. Also covers puzzle evolution clear back to the Colonial era, as well as modern materials, tools, and techniques. Chapters include instructions for making nostalgic styled puzzle boxes, tips for stack cutting, an extensive selection of gluing options, a starter library of figural shapes, a trade secret tip for repositionable cutting guides, and information on wooden jigsaw puzzle manufacture as a business. This handy reference is suitable for use by reenactors, educators, students of all ages, and home based entrepreneurs. 54 Pages, illustrated.< Less
Make My Own Greeting Cards, Color, Cut and Paste By Carrie Franzwa
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This series of reproducible card making components is a great resource for introducing children to the personal rewards of good social graces. Your kids will be eager to express gratitude, empathy,... More > and the joy of living, and will naturally develop self esteem as they successfully participate in this "grown up" activity! Fully reproducible "color, cut and paste" card components cover all the major U.S. holidays and ethnic holidays, plus special occasions of every imaginable kind. Also includes generic components so kids can create their own unique greetings. Use at home or in the classroom. Includes bonus holiday coloring pages.< Less
The American Patriot's Treasury of Historical Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas By Carrie Franzwa
eBook (PDF): $9.99
Download immediately.
This unique primer on re-creating authentic elements of 1621 New England life brims with first-of-a-kind ideas for turning Thanksgiving into a time travel celebration. Franzwa reveals a treasure... More > trove of resources and tips for reintroducing early English and Native American culture to this cherished national holiday. Readers are inspired to experience for themselves the charming pleasures of making period decorations and utility items, playing antique games, preparing and tasting early New England foods, using 1621 language, etiquette, music and dance, and sitting at a table set in old-world style. You will even discover how to authentically add 17th century pirates to the mix! An exhaustive resource that is historically accurate and culturally responsible toward American Indians and African Americans. Expanded second edition. Softcover, perfect bound. (Also available in spiral bound, see alternative Lulu.com listing, same title)< Less
ABC Animal Color and Write By Carrie Franzwa
Paperback: $12.99
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A reproducible ABC animal coloring series with trace-the-letter practice lines for beginning writers. Series includes 26 ABC animal plates with lines, plus vertical and horizontal lined sheets... More > (9/16-inch) for extra practice, and a letter writing guide showing pencil movement for both upper and lower case letters. Carefree coloring offsets the stress of learning to write, plus traceable letters makes it much easier to learn letter formation. For continual re-use at home or in the classroom.< Less
Make My Own Greeting Cards, Color, Cut and Paste By Carrie Franzwa
Paperback: $12.99
Ships in 3-5 business days
This series of reproducible card making components is a great resource for introducing children to the personal rewards of good social graces. Your kids will be eager to express gratitude, empathy,... More > and the joy of living, and will naturally develop self esteem as they successfully participate in this "grown up" activity! Fully reproducible "color, cut and paste" card components cover all the major U.S. holidays and ethnic holidays, plus special occasions of every imaginable kind. Also includes generic components so kids can create their own unique greetings. Use at home or in the classroom. Includes bonus holiday coloring pages.< Less
A Combo Guide for Beginning Sewing & Authentic Period Costuming By Carrie Franzwa
Paperback: $14.99
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New to sewing and/or historical costuming, and not sure if authentic period garment production is right for you? This book is the ideal cost-effective resource for exploring your potential interest.... More > Not only will you have all the basic modern and historical sewing instruction you need at your fingertips (easy checklist instructions; requires use of an owner's manual for machine threading), but you will also gain a valuable overview of historical garment construction. Provides a general treatise on materials used when and where, the related notions needed, and where to get them. Materials covered include the most historically popular natural fibers, not the least of which are leather and metal (for armor). What this book does not cover in detail it makes up for by providing all the best known resources for in-depth how-to instruction. This is the only book needed for learning to sew, and/or for exploring the art of authentic historical costuming. Concise and easy to read. 62 pages. Illustrated.< Less