|More than 72 fairy patterns for all mediums are featured, including dragonfly, sugar plum, and woodland fairies. The physical features of fairies and fairy backgrounds are examined in depth, including instructions for face and body painting that apply to all fairy re-creations. Comprehensive descriptions of different types of fairies accompanied by their folk histories provide a useful context for all fairy enthusiasts.
Lora S. Irish runs a pattern design business and is the author of Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Landscapes in Relief, North American Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and Wildlife Carving in Relief. She lives in Mt. Airy, Maryland.