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Cat Lady Embroidery 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat by Applemints

Cat Lady Embroidery 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat by Applemints is a very useful embroidery book to have, especially if you like cats. It has a variety of cat patterns! Silly ones, realistic, playful, outlines, completely filled and detailed, … Continue reading

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Retro Cross Stitch by Véronique Enginger

Retro Cross Stitch by Véronique Enginger is a beautiful collection of 500 charts for motifs with a French retro flair to cross stitch. The designs are varied and include many smaller designs as well as some larger pieces. Scattered throughout are … Continue reading

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Fables & Fairy Tales to Cross Stitch Véronique Enginger

Fables & Fairy Tales to Cross Stitch Véronique Enginger is a wonderful collection of fairy tale themed projects with stitching charts and finishing suggestions. It’s perfect for those with knowledge of cross stitching and those interested in stitching up their favorite … Continue reading

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The Art of Making Gelato: More than 50 Flavors to Make at Home by Morgan Morano

The Art of Making Gelato: More than 50 Flavors to Make at Home by Morgan Morano is a wonderful book that is well presented with lots of information and easy to follow directions. There are some unusual flavors such as olive oil … Continue reading

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Crochet Kaleidoscope by Sandra Eng

Crochet Kaleidoscope: Shifting Shapes and Shades Across 100 Motifs by Sandra Eng is a great resource for anyone who likes to crochet. The patterns are well written and easy to follow, whether you prefer written step by step instructions or a chart. In addition … Continue reading

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Kawaii Doodle Class by Zainab Khan

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Kawaii Doodle Class by Zainab Khan is an illustrated step-by-step resource guide on how to draw smiley lumps that look like food, animals, objects, holiday themes, and monsters. As down-putting as that may sound, it’s really quite useful, dainty, and, yes, … Continue reading

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A Soldier’s Sketchbook: The Illustrated First World War Diary of R.H. Rabjohn by John Wilson

A Soldier’s Sketchbook: The Illustrated First World War Diary of R.H. Rabjohn by John Wilson is a fascinating glimpse into the actual sketchbook/diary of a soldier who served in World War I. It follows Russell Rabjohn from 1916 to 1919 during his time in … Continue reading

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