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Joined:14. Oct 2017
Last seen:23. Jul 2018
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I'm Alison Mary, from Oldham in the north west of England.

NEW PROJECT: I'm now going to make a collection of jigsaws using the pictures and poems from Marion St John Webb's delightful Fairy books, illustrated by Margaret Tarrant. These were published between 1923 and 1928 and comprised 12 volumes - Flower, Forest, House, Heath, Seed, Insect, Pond (Water), Seashore, Wild Fruit, Weather, Twilight and Orchard Fairies. Each volume contains 6 themed poems, 6 colour plates and a number of black and white illustrations. I'm going to turn each of the colour plates into both 'large' and 'medium' jigsaws. All will be accompanied by the corresponding poem, either in full or in extract-form in the case of the longer poems! These books are quite a new discovery for me and I really hope you enjoy them too! :)

Project 1 now complete! I've created a collection of jigsaws using the illustrations and poems from Cicely Mary Barker's beautiful Flower Fairy books. These were originally printed in 7 volumes (Spring, Summer , Autumn, Alphabet, Trees, Garden and Wayside), the first appearing in 1923 and the last in 1948. It was not until 1985, twelve years after Cicely Mary Barker's death that the final season (Winter) was published, compiled by extracting the appropriate flower fairies from the seven existing books. In all subsequent printings of the books, the total number of Fairies was reduced from the original 168 to 160. Jigsaws containing these 160 Fairies have been created in 2 sizes: 'large' (200-240 pieces) and 'medium' (80-100 pieces). Jigsaws containing the 8 Fairies no longer included in the books have been created in the 'medium' size only because sadly I can't source large enough images to create them with any more pieces. All jigsaws are accompanied by the original poems.

I have also set up a second account (@minialma) to create 'small' (30-40 piece) versions of my puzzles.

I hope you enjoy doing them as much as I do! :)

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/ams1978uk/my-jigidi-large-200-240-pieces/
https://www.pinterest.co.uk/ams1978uk/my-jigidi-medium-80-100-pieces/
https://www.pinterest.co.uk/ams1978uk/my-jigidi-small-30-40-pieces/

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21. Jul 2018 - 5. Jul 2018