Two British women are featured in this last Absentee installment. So let me just begin by saying it's possible that quilt patterns or embroidery patterns based on both women's illustrations were offered in the United Kingdom but not here. I've just never seen them.
Mabel Lucie Atwell was one of the most prolific and popular illustrators of the 20th century. Her work is still being marketed and her figures were featured in fabric during the modern era (like the last 20 or 30 years). Her children's books were very popular throughout the world.
Although she did illustrations for regular classic children's stories, her characters in her Boo-Boos series were probably the most popular. The Boo-Boos books featured vintage looking children and small green elves:
Have a safe and happy day!