Tag: Book Review

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“Would you be interested in doing a book review?” Sylvia said. “It will be fun” she said. Well ok – maybe she didn’t say that bit! I jumped at the chance. I have always been an avid reader of both fiction and non fiction (usually historical) so how difficult could it be? The book is “Threads of…

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The title is quite intriguing. I didn’t quite know what to expect. I am somebody who is inspired by fabrics, so I would love to know what this book is about When I received this lovely book for review, the first thing I noticed when I opened the package is the incredible soft velvety touch…

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I have been sent this book to review and what a beautiful looking and feeling book this is. It feels like fabric and has a close up of beautiful reverse appliqué and seed stitching. Yummy before the first page is turned. The book is divided into seasons as well as ways of working and equipment and…

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. . . . Stunning Quilts – the title of Stuart Hillards’s new book says it all. The five main chapters each take a simple shape (or combination of those shapes) to make twenty very different blocks and quilts. Whether you are a beginner or just looking for new ideas and inspiration you will find…

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Over the last few weeks Fiona Pullen, well-known author of several books, The Sewing Directory website and an all-round nice person, has been explaining how to set up a successful creative business.   Abigail has also reviewed the book that goes with the series for you too. Fiona has kindly donated two copies of her book…
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I have greatly admired these two stars of modern quilting for quite a while now, and their first collaboration in book form has certainly been worth the wait! Not only are Tula Pink and Angela Walters so passionate about their work, but also about the quilting community as a whole. The first chapter ‘Guardians of…