Getting Ready for the Fair: Crafts, Projects, and Prize-Winning Animals

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Discover the fascinating history of agricultural fairs in North America and get easy directions for over a dozen projects to enter in competition. Grow a giant pumpkin, bake a prize-winning pie, dress up a layer cake, construct a table, make a decorative wreath, knit a scarf, stitch a quilted pillow, braid a rug-the list goes on and on. You'll learn about: gardening, baking, knitting, flower arranging, woodworking, rug making, canning, quilting, photography. Over forty step-by-step diagrams are included to help ...
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Discover the fascinating history of agricultural fairs in North America and get easy directions for over a dozen projects to enter in competition. Grow a giant pumpkin, bake a prize-winning pie, dress up a layer cake, construct a table, make a decorative wreath, knit a scarf, stitch a quilted pillow, braid a rug-the list goes on and on. You'll learn about: gardening, baking, knitting, flower arranging, woodworking, rug making, canning, quilting, photography. Over forty step-by-step diagrams are included to help you master the traditional crafts of quilting, knitting, rug braiding, and woodworking. Pick out a spot in your home to hang prizewinner ribbons, and begin making a fair entry today.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781422200193
  • Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/28/2008
  • Series: Youth in Rural North America Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 96
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.75 (w) x 9.57 (h) x 0.49 (d)

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Introduction     6
Agricultural Fairs-A North American Tradition     9
Horticulture-Gardening, Cooking, and Flower Projects     15
Industrial Arts-Woodworking Projects     31
Home Arts-Quilting Projects     41
More Domestic Arts-Knitting and Rug Braiding Projects     53
Fine Arts-Photography Projects     65
Prize-Winning Animals     75
Further Reading     90
For More Information     91
Glossary     92
Index     93
Picture Credits     95
Author & Consultant Biographies     96
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