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    As American as apple pieby Beryl Hales

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    long enough to fit the spaces between thespindles.5. Glue in place.6. Paint or varnish as needed.

    Tablecloth To get this to fit and hang down evenly,

    I used some school maths to help with thepattern.

    Paper pattern1. Draw round the tabletop in the centre of a piece of plain paper.2. Measure and mark an angle of 45 anddraw a line from the corner as shown.Diagram 13. Repeat for the other corner and join thelines. Diagram 24. Repeat for the other corners.

    Tablecloth1. Either draw round paper pattern ontocloth or pull threads round the edge of thepattern.

    it with a pattern. The border was anotherbox on top of this, with the outline changedusing the border option. Finally the applesto go in the border were also made usingshapes - a circle for the apple, a trapezoidthinned for the stalk, an oval for the leaf and the detail added using the curved line. Iused these apple shapes for the table matsand clock and the border for the labels forthe canisters and decoration for the mugs.

    TableI made a table so that I could make it

    the size I wanted for this box. I used mountboard as it is easy to cut and would be cov-ered by a tablecloth and so left it unpainted.

    This was a quick make, about 20 minutesexcluding glue drying time.

    1. Cut a rectangle the size needed.2. Draw lines on the cardboard in fromeach long edge and in from each shortedge.3. Glue the spindles into the corners of thelines you marked.4. Cut 4 pieces of card in wide and

    n Thick cardboardn Photo mount boardn 4 square based wooden spindlesn PVA gluen Paint or varnish (optional)

    You will need

    The first written mention of the applepie in America was in 1697 whenSamuel Sewall wrote in his diarythat he had been on a picnic and

    had eaten Applepy. And many of us knowthe name Johnny Appleseed from singingor saying the grace:

    The Lord is good to me, And so I thank the Lord

    For giving me the things I need,The sun, the rain and the apple seed.The Lord is good to me.

    For every seed that growsWill soon become a tree.

    And then there will be apple thereFor everyone in the world to share.The Lord is good to me

    Even if we are not quite sure who hewas*. Apple pie has been a favourite dishin America for as long as apples were thereto put into pies. The saying As Americanas apple pie is more modern but stands forsomething typically American. An Americanfriend sent me a copy of a picture of Johnny Appleseed and this was the startingpoint for my box.

    WallpaperI decided to make my own wallpaper

    using a Word document on the PC. FirstlyI made a large box from shapes and filled

    Apple pie is a dish that is popular world-wide,especially where the apples grow and thistime of year they are plentiful

    a Am r can As Apple pie

    By Beryl Hales

    n For the pattern, plain paper,pencil, protractor

    n For the tablecloth, fabric (I useda mans hankie as it is soft cottonthat hangs well)

    n Fray checkn Embroidery thread - red, green,


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    2. Either draw pencil lines as shown (this isnow the reverse of the work) or pull threadsat the distances shown. Diagram 33. Use a running stitch to follow each line inred, using one strand of embroidery thread.4. Use one strand of thread for the applemotifs in each corner. Diagram 4 & 5


    1. Roll apple shapes in yellow and green.2. Cut in lengths of wire and push oneinto each apple.3. Use a soft paintbrush to add red pastelcolour to the apples.4. Bake. Trim the wires and glue in placeusing PVA glue if they are loose.

    Apple pies

    1. Make the apple filling. Mix equal quanti-ties of yellow and transparent yellow Fimo.2. Roll into a cylinder that has the diameterof an apple.3. Cut in half lengthways and cut slices tomake the apple pieces.4. Roll out pastry coloured Fimo and lineeach tin.5. Fill with apple pieces.

    Covered pie1. Cover with more pastry coloured Fimo2. Trim any excess from the edges and usea needle to decorate the edge of the pie.3. Cut 3 leaf shapes and mark the veinswith a needle.4. Gently push onto the top.5. Make cuts in the top to let the steamescape.6. Dust with ochre then brown pastel to geta baked look.

    7. Bake following instruc-tions on the pack.8. Varnish when cold.

    Lattice pie1. Roll thin sausages of pastry colourand place over the pie in a criss crosspattern.2. Trim excess from the edge of the tin.3. Place another sausage round the rimto neaten the edge and decorate using aneedle of the edge of a scalpel.4. Complete as for the covered pie.

    Piece of pie on a plate To avoid having to cut the pie, make a

    part of a pie in another tin or plate and cutto shape before baking.

    The cream is Crilla paste for acrylic paintbut this is expensive and Polyfilla can alsobe used instead.

    FlagsCut out (see cut-out pages) and fold.

    Cut a piece of fine wire or thin wood aboutin long. Place glue on one half with a littleextra in the fold. Place wire / stick in foldand glue both halves of flag together. Drill ahole in the pie to hold the flag.

    Picture frame

    1. Measure the size you want the oblongpart of the frame to be and add inch tothe length and width measurements.2. Cut 2 pieces this new length and 2pieces the new width,

    3. Place the pieces asshown so that the centre

    is the required size. Diagram 64. Draw a line either side of where

    the pieces cross on the top of the longpieces and underneath the short pieces

    as shown. Diagram 75. Cut away the piece between the lines,half way down the wood, as shown. I useda scalpel to do this. Sand and check thepieces for fit. The pieces should lie flatwith no part sticking up. Do not glue yet.Diagram 86. Cut the ends of each piece as shownand sand smooth. Diagram 9 - long pieces& 10 - short pieces7. Hold the pairs of pieces together andfile the central upper edges to soften theshapes.8. Glue parts together.9. When the glue is dry, drill where they

    overlap.10. Cut the headpins so they fit withoutsticking out.11. Glue in place.12. Varnish or paint frame if desired.13. Glue picture in place and back with ascrap of cardboard.

    Rolling pin This was a cheap rolling pin bought at a

    dolls house fair.To paint this you will need: red, white,

    brown, yellow, green acrylic paint. Sand therolling pin before painting. You may need 2coats of some colours.1. Draw the design onto rolling pin usingpencil. Diagram 112. Paint the centres of the flowers and thestem brown. Diagram 123. Paint the leaves green and the budswhite. Diagram 134. Paint half of each leaf a lighter green.Highlight each bud with light pink. Diagram14

    n Tropical green Fimo (53)n Yellow Fimo (70)n Paper covered wiren Soft red pastel

    You will need

    n 1/12th x 1/12th inchwood

    n PVA gluen 4 jewellery headpinsn Varnish (optional)n Scrap of cardboard

    You will need

    n Pie tin or platen Pastry colour Fimo (70)n Yellow Fimo (1)n Transparent yellow Fimo (104)n

    Soft pastels ochre and brownn Matt varnish

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    5. Paint white 5 petals for each flower.Diagram 156. Highlight the base of each leaf with light

    pink. Diagram 167. Add yellow lines for stamen in the centreof the flowers. Diagram 17

    TablematsCut out of paper apple mats

    fixed to adhesive cork pads andcovered with clear sticky backed plastic.

    Chopping boardCut out of half an apple stuck to mount

    board. Mount board cut to shape and cov-ered both sides with clear sticky backedplastic. Hole made in handle using a smalldrill. Hanger made using embroidery thread.

    CannistersRemove clear plastic decoration. Try

    label for size and trim to fit. Fix paper labelsin place using PVA glue.

    ClockGlue clock face onto a paper plate using

    a glue stick. Add hands using clock stick-

    ers, pieces of paper or draw using a finepen.

    Mugs Try decoration strip for size and trim to

    fit. Glue in place using PVA glue.I fixed the items to the tablecloth using

    glue dots. These keep things in place with-out marking the fabric and are easy to peeloff.

    John Chapman was born in Leominster, Massachusetts in 1774.He became known as Johnny Appleseed during his lifetime,through his planting and cultivation of apple orchards. He owned

    orchards and was a skilled nurseryman but spent time travelling andplanting further trees and orchards which he continued to tend.

    He was said to be a kind, gentle and religious man with simple ways. He sleptout of doors and sold seeds and saplings, swapped them for things he needed, suchas clothes, or gave them away to the very poor. He was not concerned about hisappearance and would give clothes to the needy, which is perhaps why he is knownfor walking round poorly clothed and bare footed. He worked in the states of Ohio,Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois and it has been estimated that he planted enoughduring his lifetime to cover an area over 100,000 square miles.

    He died at the age of 70 in 1845.

    Suppliers:n Square based wooden spindles DollsHouse Emporium ( Cutlery - Dolls House EmporiumTile floor paper Maple Street( Pie tins The Miniature Scene, York( Basket Maple Street

    n Paper plate for clock Iklebits( Cork pads Wilkinsonn Clear sticky backed plastic Wilkinsonn Canisters - Hobbycraftn Plate for pie - Hobbycraftn Glue dots - Hobbycraft

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