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Monday, 19 December 2005
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Home-Making by J.R. Miller
Don’t let the title fool you. This is not just a book for women who keep home. Home-Making is an uncompromising vision statement for the domestic bliss and cultural dominion of the Christian family. The message of Home-Making is powerful: “Sisters, Brothers, Husbands, Wives — Home life is meant to be beautiful, ennobling, and victorious!” God intends for each person, from parent to child, to play a role in family life, the ultimate goal of which is the transformation of the individual, the home, and the society for the glory of God.


Passionate Housewives Desperate for God by Jennie Chancey and Stacy McDonald
Have you struggled to reconcile God’s vision of virtuous womanhood with worldly myths that marginalize and mock the role of the homemaker? Do you wrestle with cultural messages that demean the homemaker’s calling and exalt instead the emotionally androgynous power-woman—the wife whose worth is measured only by the degree of her ambition, the shape of her body, or her money-making skills? Such is the image of the “desperate housewife” that the modern media, portrays.
Do you find there just aren’t enough hours in a day? Many home-educating mothers wind up frustrated or burned out because there simply isn’t enough time for everything. Be inspired and relieved as Susan Bradrick offers practical solutions for managing a household, home-schooling children, participating in ministry, etc. Homemaking is a joy when your priorities are right! Conference-quality recording.

Home is Where the Heart Is by Susan Bradrick
What is more crucial to the family and society today than for mothers to catch a vision for the beauty of biblical womanhood and to pass it on to their daughters? Having trained five daughters to cherish being keepers at home, Susan Bradrick, with the help of her girls, shares her thoughts on being a wife, mother, and homemaker. Conference-quality recording.

Adult-Size Blue Apron
Pretty and practical, this lightweight adult-size polka-dot apron will become a necessity in every busy kitchen!

Child-Size Yellow Floral Apron
Pretty and practical, this lightweight child-size apron will become a necessity in every busy kitchen!

Child's Wooden Baking Set
Equip your little helpers with their very own, child-size cooking set! Perfect for those small, eager hands, your children will love these all-wood tools

Just Like Momma Cooking Set (Child Apron and Utensils)
Combining our beautiful aprons and functional wooden baking sets, now daughters can aid momma in the kitchen with matching accouterments.

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Future Christian Homemakers' Handbook by Laurie Latour
Here's the perfect tool to "train up" your daughters to become godly homemakers! Latour's back-to-basics course offers practical instruction in cooking, sewing, and cleaning, and also features wisdom-filled devotions on topics such as servanthood, thrift, real beauty, and more. The bulk of the text focuses on cooking, featuring step-by-step recipes and before/during/after cooking tips. Includes resources, index, and certificates of achievement. 210 reproducible pages, spiralbound softcover.




Home Economics Complete Course By Christian Light Publications
In today's world, academic achievement often takes priority over the art of homemaking in the education of girls. This hands-on curriculum gives young ladies the practical training they'll need to manage a household of their own. Help your daughters learn about food preparation, basic nutrition, hospitality, sewing, and more before they're faced with planning an evening meal or sewing on a button! 60--70 pages each, 10 softcovers from Christian Light Education.

The Hidden Art of Homemaking By Edith Schaeffer
Artists and homemakers, prepare to be inspired. Schaeffer transfers domestic tasks into masterpieces of creative expression-whether she's filling the house with flowers, music, and literature, building a toy rocking horse from scratch, dipping homemade candles, and more in this timeless classic.

Home Comforts: The Art & Science of Keeping House By Cheryl Mendelson
Choosing fabrics, cleaning china, keeping the piano in tune, making a good fire, folding a fitted sheet, setting the dinning room table, keeping surfaces free of food pathogens, watering plants, removing stains--this book addresses the meanings as well as the methods of hands-on housekeeping to help you manage everyday chores, find creative solutions to modern domestic dilemmas, and enhance the experience of life at home.

The Encyclopedia of Country Living By Carla Emery
Dreaming of moving "back to the land"---or creating a more sustainable lifestyle right where you are? Emery's basic guide to gardens and goats reads like a very long letter to old friends. She shares how to---and how not to---buy land, can peaches, bake bread, sell berries, build chicken coops, keep bees, and more. Includes lists of books, magazines, and suppliers for every subject imaginable. 858 pages, softcover from Sasquatch Books.

The Hope Chest: A Legacy of Love by Rebekah Wilson
Store up memories with your daughter! Mother of eight, Rebekah Wilson shares the history of the hope chest, what to put in it---from books and quilts to a first aid kit---and how to pack it. She offers ideas for showers, the trousseau, and developing practical skills, such as sewing, cooking, and letter writing. 376 pages, softcover.

Grandmother's Hope Chest: The Running Rooster by Rebekah Wilson
This story revolves around a 7 year old little girl named Lucie. When Grandmother comes to live with Lucie's family, she brings her hope chest with her. With a child's intense curiosity, Lucie is drawn to the hope chest. As Grandmother and Lucie go through the hope chest together, Grandmother explains what each item in the hope chest is and why it is important to her. Together Grandmother and Lucie are building a family legacy of memories and special treasures that will be passed down to Lucie someday.
As well as a wealth of "living legacies" in the hope chest, Grandmother also teaches Lucie how to sew by hand as they recreate items found in the hope chest! This book contains a special project that is beautiful, simple, useful and builds hand sewing skills to last a lifetime.

Written specifically for girls ages 3-10 years of age in a sweet storyform with directions for a simple, pretty, useful project. If you, as a mother or grandmother, have never learned to sew by hand or have a little one who wants to learn, this children's series is an easy and gentle introduction for the whole family. Hardcover, 52 pages.

The Running Rooster Kit
This kit includes all items necessary (except for scissors) to complete one project from Grandmother's Hope Chest: The Running Rooster. By following the simple directions and illustrations in the book, you will learn three basic sewing stitches: The Running Stitch, Overcasting Stitch and Basting Stitch.
When the project is complete, your child will be rewarded with a pretty handmade potholder she can use today or keep in her hope chest for a future home. Simple skills will have been learned to help build a solid foundation for future handsewing projects. Parental supervision may be required, especially for children under 10 years of age.

Grandmother's Hope Chest: Lucie's Snowflakes by Rebekah Wilson
In the second book of the Grandmother's Hope Chest series, Lucie is sick in bed with a miserable cold. What would normally be a long and boring day turns to delight when Grandmother brings a special treat to share with Lucie... which inadvertently turns into a sewing lesson too.
Lucie discovers the joy of Gingham Embroidery as she recreates a bread cloth Grandmother had stored in the hope chest. By making small "Snowflake Stitches" around all four edges of the cloth, a beautiful design is made. The Hemming Stitch is also a new stitch for Lucie to learn and this stitch allows Lucie to complete the bread cloth by hand. Recommended for ages 3 to 10.


Fine needlework and linens were stored away in every young girl's hope chest until she was wed and set up housekeeping in her own home. Grandmother's Hope Chest kits provide all you need to create keepsakes, using your own sewing skills. Lucie's Snowflakes kit contains red and white checked fabric, embroidery hoop, needle, and thread to decorate a handmade bread cover or tea cloth with Hem Stitch and Snowflake Stitch.


Another endearing story of Lucie and her grandmother, this one nostalgic and heartwarming, as the hopechest is opened again and a button is found from the button jar for Lucie's dress. Each button in the jar holds a unique memory, some as far back as the Revolutionary War. Lucie learns to copy the jar lid design in her own counted cross stitch project, and your little girl can do the same. Hardcover gift book is a delight for creating a meaningful family tradition. Button jar lid kit may be ordered on our website #650041 for your convenience.


If you're familiar with the stories of Lucie and her grandmother, you'll be delighted to make a replica of the button jar lid design featured in The Button Jar, #650040. Kit contains lid, glue, thread, counted cross stitch fabric- everything but the scissors!

Stitches & Pins: A Beginning Sewing Book for Girls By JoAnn Gagnon & Corrie Gagnon
Now your 8- to 12-year-olds can learn "the basics" from a mother/daughter team who've been teaching beginners to sew for years! This step-by-step guide features directions and reproducible patterns for 14 projects, plus lots of foundational "how to" diagrams along the way. Learn to stitch your own pillowcase, Bible cover, tote bag, doll quilt, skirt, vest, apron, pajamas, and more! 68 pages, spiralbound softcover .

Pins & Needles: An Intermediate Sewing Book By JoAnn Gagnon
Nationally acclaimed seamstress and author JoAnn Gagnon has done it again. Those who enjoyed the basics with Stitches & Pins know how delightful it is to build confidence and ability. Now, in this sequel you will learn how to dealwith knit and fleece fabrics, quilting, applique, working with a serger and more.
 
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