This puzzle marks the revival of the cherished Pastime Puzzle brand, featuring the return of unique puzzle piece shapes called Whimsies. What Are Jigsaw Whimsy Pieces? "Whimsies" add a whole new level to this popular indoor pastime and can make a puzzle a lot more fun. Whimsies are puzzle pieces cut into specific recognizable shapes, like flowers or animals. Artist: Sally Caldwell Fisher. Finished puzzle 18"x24".
Pastime puzzles bring their own flair to the magic of jigsaws. Inspired by the Pastime Puzzles of the early 1900s, there are no two pieces are alike, and each features Whimsy pieces (specially designed shapes that fit the theme of the puzzle). All border pieces interlock and, to make framing your masterpiece easier, puzzles are sized to fit standard frames. Once considered a favored gift to kings, presidents, and celebrities, it isn't very puzzling why they are such a beloved pastime!