The Prairie Girl's Guide to Life
How to Sew a Sampler Quilt & 49 Other Pioneer Projects for the Modern Girl
By Jennifer Worick
(Taunton Press, Hardcover, 9781561589869, 200pp.)
Publication Date: October 16, 2007
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Frontier fun meets a home-spun touch in this heart-warming mixture of pioneer projects and wistful nostalgia. Jennifer Worick teaches readers how to sew a quilt, master the art of bread-and-butter pickles, speak old-time slang, and much much more. This is for the legions of Laura Ingalls Wilder fans who have dreamed of what a pioneer life out on the prairie would be like. Combining step-by-step how-to on crafts, with tongue-in-cheek instructions on prairie slang, winning a spelling bee, and singing a lullaby, The "Prairie Girl's Guide to Life" allows fans to finally act out their childhood dreams or to simply enjoy the vicarious thrill of reading about it one more time. This is a book that will pull at the heart strings of every childhood Laura and also teach us a few prairie-time crafts along the way.
"If you're looking for a fun read, pick up a copy of The Prairie Girl's Guide to Life for a nostalgic look at prairie life and how to re-create assorted home-spun projects." -- Nancy Soriano, Country Living