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Crochet for Beginners who want to Improve: Continue to Learn to Crochet using UK Crochet Terminology
Crochet for Beginners who want to Improve: Continue to Learn to Crochet using UK Crochet Terminology
by Ali Campbell
Edition: Paperback
Price: 10.43

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Learning to Crochet, 26 Jan 2014
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This is an overpriced book and instead of writing it as if it is for pre scool children with "traffic lights", the author should have spent more time explaining things properly.
In the section making chunky socks, the second round tells you to "loop along the back of the foundation chain" thus increasing the stitches to 12 from 6.
A beginner would have no idea what she is on about.
There are far better books, for less money, on the market.
The projects are very kitch as well.
Not a great purchase.
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BaByliss 5560HU Elegance 2100 Dryer
BaByliss 5560HU Elegance 2100 Dryer

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hairdryer., 11 Jan 2014
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Good little machine, powerful without burning your head. Very stylish and modern and does the job for which it is intended.
J. Wells


Kwik Sew Patterns K3557 Size Extra-Small/ Small/ Medium/ Large/ Extra-Large Vests, Pack of 1, White
Kwik Sew Patterns K3557 Size Extra-Small/ Small/ Medium/ Large/ Extra-Large Vests, Pack of 1, White
Price: 8.99

1.0 out of 5 stars TOTAL RUBBISH PATTERN, 3 Jan 2014
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I am an experienced sewer/dressmaker. I attempted to make a waistcoat with this pattern. After all the work of patchworking the two fronts, when the item was complete and I tried to turn it to the right side, from the back as per the instructions. This is IMPOSSIBLE. The "garment" is now being shredded for using on a needle punch machine.
I would not recommend anyone buying this expensive, total RUBBISH pattern.


Easy Stash Quilts
Easy Stash Quilts
by Carol Doak
Edition: Paperback

2.0 out of 5 stars Part of Book is Missing., 2 Jan 2014
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This review is from: Easy Stash Quilts (Paperback)
I received this book and immediately noted that the CD that was part of the book was missing from the pouch in the back cover. I immediately informed the seller of this and the matter was ignored. I sent another complaint regarding the CD and again received no acknowledgement.
Today I sent a third message to the seller, hoping it was an oversight, due to the festive holidays.
With the CD missing, the book is of no use.
J. Wells.


Jelly Roll Scraps (Twenty to Make)
Jelly Roll Scraps (Twenty to Make)
by Carolyn Forster
Edition: Paperback
Price: 3.99

17 of 21 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Silly little book, 13 Dec 2013
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A little book with nothing of value in it. All been said and done before. Obviously being used as a money spinner, I think it is a total rip off. Would not recommend.


Thoroughly Modern Dresden
Thoroughly Modern Dresden
by Anelie Belden
Edition: Paperback
Price: 13.96

2.0 out of 5 stars Modern Dresden, 3 Dec 2013
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Nothing new here, cheaper to use your old patterns and look at new designs on Pininterest. I would not recommend at the price for what it is.


The Farmer's Wife Sampler Quilt: 55 Letters and the 111 Blocks They Inspired
The Farmer's Wife Sampler Quilt: 55 Letters and the 111 Blocks They Inspired
by Laurie Aaron Hird
Edition: Paperback
Price: 13.59

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Sampler Quilt, 3 Dec 2013
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Extremely complicated to understand and you have make dozens of small patches, preferably on a copy machine. I would not recommend it as there are other books on the subject that are far easier to understand and produce results. I sold my copy at a loss to somebody at a quilting group.


Around the Block with Judy Hopkins
Around the Block with Judy Hopkins
by Judy Hopkins
Edition: Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars Around the Block, 3 Dec 2013
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Good, well written and clearly put together book. Great for beginners and experienced quilters. Would recommend, despite it being quite an old edition.


A Complete Guide to Creative Embroidery: Designs, Textures, Stitches
A Complete Guide to Creative Embroidery: Designs, Textures, Stitches
by Jan Beaney
Edition: Paperback

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Creative Embroidery, 3 Dec 2013
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Quite an old book and most things in it have been repeated over and over again in the authors subsequent books.
Too expensive for what it is.


How to Create an Heirloom Quilt: Learn Over 30 Machine Techniques to Build a Beautiful Quilt
How to Create an Heirloom Quilt: Learn Over 30 Machine Techniques to Build a Beautiful Quilt
by Pauline Ineson
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.19

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Heirloom Quilt, 3 Dec 2013
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You can not make this quilt from the book alone. Would either have to be a very experienced quilter/patchworker or attend lessons with someone who is. Expensive book and not worth the money.


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