In 1927 Paine illustrated a booklet To Young Weavers by James Morton. It contains the text of a talk given by Morton to a gathering of young weavers in Lancashire and was printed by the Baynard Press.
Decorations in To Young Weavers.
Paine explained his choice of the bird motifs for the end paper: ‘My little dicky bird with the red beating heart says (to the red Peruvian bird), “Go back to your tomb. I will sing of today.”