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Miss Appleby's Academy by Elizabeth Gill
Miss Appleby's Academy by Elizabeth Gill
Enjoyed the first half of this book and thought it was shaping up nicely. Second half wasn't nearly as interesting because it focused mainly on the deterioration of one relationship which was pretty much a given anyway.
It was rushed and not particularly well written. No real depth and the ending was far too abrupt.
The Light Between Oceans by M L Stedman
The Light Between Oceans by M L Stedman
5.0 out of 5 stars Simply wonderful, 19 Jan 2014
I absolutely loved this book. Beautifully written, well drawn characters. Heartbreaking. A fantastic read. Best book I've read in a very long time.
Patchwork Please!: Colorful Zakka Projects to Stit&hellip by Ayumi Takahashi
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous projects, 2 Jun 2013
I held off buying this book for a while as I have lots of sewing books with similar projects, but I eventually caved and am so glad I did. Ayumi has a unique style and her projects are really inspiring - lovely photography and lots to challenge more experienced sewists too, with some great paper piecing projects. The only things I would change are to have the templates at full scale - some pullout pages/ a template pocket could easily have solved this as its a pain having to go find somewhere to enlarge templates. And I would have like a couple more diagrams on some of the projects as I'm very visual following a pattern. But they are minor niggles and overall I really love this book and… Read more

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