A Year of Quiet Book Pages 2012

A Year of Quiet Book Pages 2012

Happy new year! 2012 was a busy year of sewing for me! I made about 24 quiet book spreads, two of which were little books on their own, one was on a felt board with a carrying case. I also sewed many fun projects that weren’t quiet books, like ornaments, baby toys and even a stuffed pony!

With a new year beginning, it’s fun to look back on the pages I made and shared with you, as I did last year.

The sock matching page has been the top page for 2 years!

The sock matching page has been the top page for 2 years!

Current Top 5

  1. Sock Matching Quiet Book Page – 32,292 views | 9,000+ pins
  2. Five Little Monkeys Quiet Book Page – 481 view | 310 pins
  3. Circus Train Quiet Book Page – 18,349 views | 1,000+ pins
  4. Forest Quiet Book Page – 17,829 views | 816 pins
  5. Let’s Cook Breakfast Quiet Book Page – 12,710 views | 2,000+ pins

10 Most Popular Ever

  1. Sock Matching Quiet Book Page – 32,292 views | 9,000+ pins
  2. Circus Train Quiet Book Page – 18,349 views | 1,000+ pins
  3. Forest Quiet Book Page – 17,829 views | 816 pins
  4. Sandcastle Quiet Book Page – 15,000 views | 3,000+ pins
  5. Mailbox & Letters Quiet Book Page – 12,740 views | 1,000+ pins
  6. Let’s Cook Breakfast Quiet Book Page – 12,710 views | 2,000+ pins
  7. Treasure Quiet Book Page – 12,411 views | 1,000+ pins
  8. Cookie Shapes & Colors Quiet Book Page – 12,362 views | 1,000+ pins
  9. Astronaut Quiet Book Page – 11,690 views | 772 pins
  10. Starbucks Quiet Book Page – 11,641 views | 854 pins
The ice cream parlor page is one of Jax's favorites.

The ice cream parlor page is one of Jax’s favorites.

10 Most Popular from 2012

  1. Sandcastle Quiet Book Page – 15,000 views | 3,000+ pins
  2. Treasure Quiet Book Page – 12,411 views | 1,000+ pins
  3. Ice Cream Parlor Quiet Book Page – 10,273 views | 2,000+ pins
  4. Camping Quiet Book Page – 9,352 views | 1,000+ pins
  5. Itsy Bitsy Spider Quiet Book Page – 9,123 views | 1,000+ pins
  6. Airport Quiet Book Page – 8,497 views | 1,000+ pins
  7. Baking Cupcakes Quiet Book Page – 7,634 views | 840 pins
  8. LED Robot Quiet Book Page – 7,634 views | 825 pins
  9. Very Hungry Caterpillar Felt Board – 6,797 views | 1,000+ pins
  10. Beach Bag & Flip-Flop Matching Quiet Book Page – 6,619 views | 717 pins

Overall, I’ve shared 43 quiet book patterns with you since I started sewing them in September of 2011. Wow! You can check them all out here.

Click a thumbnail to visit a post:

Treasure Quiet Book Page  Valentine Mini Quiet Book  Let's Cook Breakfast Quiet Book Page
Ocean iSpy Quiet Book Page  Beach Bag & Flip-Flop Matching Quiet Book Page  Itsy Bitsy Spider Quiet Book Page
Ice Cream Parlor Quiet Book Page  Sandcastle Quiet Book Page  Airport Quiet Book Page
LED Robot Quiet Book Page  Rainbow Quiet Book Page  Farmer's Market Quiet Book Page
Very Hungry Caterpillar  Baking Cupcakes Quiet Book Page  City Quiet Book Page
Camping Quiet Book Page  Castle Puppet Theater Quiet Book Page  Sundae Quiet Book Page
Dollhouse Quiet Book - Cover & Assembly  LED Halloween Jack-o-lantern Quiet Book Page  LED Holiday House Puzzle Quiet Book Page
Snowman Quiet Book Page  Solar System Quiet Book Page  Five Little Monkeys Quiet Book Page

I’m always taking suggestions for new page ideas. Join our Facebook page, or leave a comment here! Big thank yous to American Felt and Craft for supplying felt for many of my recent creations! Their wool blend felt is just so nice to work with.

Jax is growing up (he’ll be 3 in February!) but he hasn’t outgrown quiet books. I definitely see myself designing more on more advanced topics, though. He really loves the solar system I completed recently. Regardless, I’ve developed a passion for sewing and designing in felt, so I won’t be stopping any time soon!

Happy New Year!(By the way, the font used here is one I created. Grab it free here!)

17 thoughts on “A Year of Quiet Book Pages 2012

  1. Angela

    Thank you so much for your wonderful quiet book ideas. I’ve used the socks, banana split, and treasure box. I’ll be using more too. Your work is top quality which is what I like in my books. Thank you thank you!!!

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  2. Lauren

    Hi, just wondering if you have any idea until what age kids enjoy quiet books. I have just discovered them and have made one page so far and REALLY enjoyed the creative process. My kids are 3 and 4.

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    1. Stephanie Post author

      I can’t really say what the top end of the range is, as Jax is not quite 3, but I’ve heard of older siblings asking for them after seeing toddlers play with them. I think you just need to pick the right pages for their skills and interests. Less pages about motor skills and basics (colors, shapes, etc) and more open ended play (puppets, play food, etc) and educational (like the solar system).

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  3. Sarah Kakia

    When I last made them, for our pre-school, my daughter was 8 and she and her friends LOVED them. I also made some special Christmas books that still had the ‘busy’ element for little ones but told a story that up to 10 year olds enjoyed.

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  4. Jeana

    Hello! I love all of your ideas! I am trying to make my 17mo old daughter a book and I wanted to include a nursing page, any ideas?

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  5. Rachel

    Thank you for all of the great ideas!!! I’m about to start on a quiet book for my grandson’s 2nd birthday. How do you bind your books? I would like his mom to be able to trade out pages as he gets older so I don’t want it permanently bound. What are your suggestions?

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  6. Pat

    Thanks for all the patterns. I am enjoying making the pages and some of my own for my baby grandson, Ernie. By the time he is old enough to use them, I should have a book ready. The next one will be the rocket to go with ‘zoom zoom, zoom we’re going to the moon’.

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  7. Stephanie

    How do you recommend cleaning the quiet book pages if the are made from crafters felt that’s glued then stitched down? Can the be machine washed on a gentle cycle? These are so adorable, I can’t wait to try making a couple.

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    1. Stephanie Post author

      I’m not sure about glue – never used it. I’d recommend spot-cleaning, but you could perhaps make a test piece with scraps and try out the gentle cycle!

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  8. Jacque

    Your pages are so amazing! I’m so inspired! Have you ever thought of doing a makeup or jewelry or shoes in a closet? I’m trying to brainstorm some ideas for my daughter’s book I want to make for her Christmas gift and thought those may be cute… But haven’t a clue on how to execute them…

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  9. Martha

    Would you consider doing a hay diddle diddle the cat and the fiddle the cow jumped over the moon page. I love your website it is by far the best quiet book site out there, thanks so much for all the time and effort you have put into this.

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