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A Girl Called Jack: 100 delicious budget recipes
A Girl Called Jack: 100 delicious budget recipes
by Jack Monroe
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A great book, 20 Jun. 2014
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This is a great book, whether you need to save money on food or not. The recipes are healthy and tasty. Bought it for my daughter who has to budget wisely and she loves it and uses it all the time. Also has good tips on shopping for food wisely and buying store cupboard ingredients. Would be great for students as well.


Sewable Swedish Tracing Paper 29" x 10 YDS (73cm x 9.2m)
Sewable Swedish Tracing Paper 29" x 10 YDS (73cm x 9.2m)
Offered by Barnyarns
Price: £16.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars OK, 20 Jun. 2014
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I though this would be easy to use to cut patterns out of and alter them to fit without having to use calico to make a toile but I think I would rather use calico. Its good that you can trace through it and sew it but if you have a complex alteration to do and need to keep taking stitches out it weakens this 'paper' and it then tears.


Perfect Fit: A Practical Guide to Adjusting Sewing Patterms for a Professional Finish
Perfect Fit: A Practical Guide to Adjusting Sewing Patterms for a Professional Finish
by Creative Publishing International
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Clear instructions for fitting, 20 Jun. 2014
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I like the way that each figure fault and how to alter the pattern for it is illustrated by a photograph which shows you exactly what to do as well as the written instructions. The book is laid out so that it is easy to find how to alter your pattern when you are looking through quickly. e.g. shoulder alterations, back alterations etc.


Alabama Studio Sewing + Design: A Guide to Hand-sewing an Alabama Chanin Wardrobe
Alabama Studio Sewing + Design: A Guide to Hand-sewing an Alabama Chanin Wardrobe
by Natalie Chanin
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £18.62

5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful techniques and beading, 20 Jun. 2014
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The basic clothes patterns that are included in the book are designed to be made in cotton jersey and are simple shapes, but it is the decorative techniques in this book that make the garments stand out. Beautiful!


How to Make Your Own Drinks: Create fresh seasonal drinks from elderflower cordial to cinnamon schnapps
How to Make Your Own Drinks: Create fresh seasonal drinks from elderflower cordial to cinnamon schnapps
by Susy Atkins
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Well-set out book, 20 Jun. 2014
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I love this book - have made a couple of the drinks from it - lavender lemonade which was delicious and the sloe gin which was also! Nicely set-out.


Easy Guide to Sewing Tops and T-shirts, Skirts and Pants (Easy Guide)
Easy Guide to Sewing Tops and T-shirts, Skirts and Pants (Easy Guide)
by Lynn MacIntyre
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £14.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant Sewing Guide, 20 Jun. 2014
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This book is so good. Goes into great detail about making skirts, trousers and tops. Even though I have been sewing for a while I refer to it often. It has clear instructions and guidelines and shows the order of work to make a garment if you are not following a commercial pattern with instructions.


Green Golosh Welly Shoes by Dunlop, Unisex (9)
Green Golosh Welly Shoes by Dunlop, Unisex (9)
Offered by Yarmo Group
Price: £8.38

5.0 out of 5 stars Great shoes, 20 Jun. 2014
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Bought these for my father for Father's Day as his had split. He said that they were really comfortable and wore them for the rest of the day!


Simple Modern Sewing: 8 Basic Patterns to Create 25 Favorite Garments
Simple Modern Sewing: 8 Basic Patterns to Create 25 Favorite Garments
by Shufu To Seikatsu
Edition: Paperback
Price: £11.89

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Sent this back, 30 Jan. 2013
It was hard to judge what the patterns would be like in this book as there was no 'Look inside' option. I liked the pattern on the front cover so bought it because of that. However I have sent it back since receiving it as I did not like the patterns inside. Everything seemed very loose-fitting and the style wasn't really for me. I exchanged it for Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit by Steffani Lincecium which I really like.


Material World: The Modern Craft Bible
Material World: The Modern Craft Bible
by Perri Lewis
Edition: Paperback
Price: £18.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice book, 30 Jan. 2013
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This book is lovely to dip into with lots of insider tips for each craft and a how-to section for many different crafts. Great for beginners to a craft as well as interesting as it covers a lot of different crafts so there should be something in there that you have not tried. It only gives a fairly overview of each craft but has a project to complete for each one.


Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit
Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit
by Steffani Lincecum
Edition: Paperback
Price: £17.99

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Really useful, 30 Jan. 2013
This book is really good. I have always wanted to know how to cut dress patterns from existing garments and it explains it very clearly with good illustrations. The tone is friendly and informative with insider sewing tips from the author who worked as a seamstress on film sets. It also gives examples of patterns cut from an existing garment with variations and tells you how to construct a pattern and then sew them. It is not a traditional pattern-cutting book but for this reason I find it more useful.


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