Gifts from the Home. A South African Book of Ideas for Giving by Anika Pretorius. Struik Publishers, 1988

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'There are ideas for gifts from the kitchen, gifts from the garden, gifts with needle and thread, gifts with brush and paint. How to make each gift is explained step by step through a clear text and line drawings, and the results are virtually guaranteed'

1. Gifts from the kitchen
Delicious fudge
Coconut ice
Dorette's cookies
Easy yest rusks

2. Gifts from the veld and garden
Wreaths and decorated hats
A posy of dried flowers

3. Gifts from sewing room
Covers for bottle tops
Lavender dolls
Victorian lace window decorations
Heart galore
Classes case
Envelope bags
Round potpourri bags
A cover fro any basket
Applique to decorate your home
Hearts and doves fro a little girl
Pictures in fabric

4. Gifts in cross-stitch
Hearts and crosses
Chefs fro the kitchen
Home, sweet home
Wedding hanger for newly-weds
Hummel characters in cross-stitch

5. Painted gifts
Medicine bottles decorated with flowers
New frames for old photographs

6. Gifts the whole family can make
Herb posies
Beeswax candles
A straw doll
How to make paper packages for wrapping gifts
A balsa-wood mobile
Cotton reel rack
Candle rack
Letter and key rack

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Gifts from the Home. A South African Book of Ideas for Giving by Anika Pretorius. First edition, published by Struik Publishers in Cape Town in 1988 . Illustrations by Jackues le Roux and Nicci Page. Photographs by James Garaghty. ISBN0869773836. Gloss hardcover in full color. Hand writing marks in pen and pencil inside of front cover.The cover shows some wear on corners. Some front and back pages show yellowing from age. Pages with text are clean, without marks. Full book wasn't read. Illustrated with full color photos and colored illustrations. 96 pages. Dimensions: 225x215x12mm


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Preparation takes 1-2 business days
Arrives from South Africa
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