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View A: Unlined swing jacket has stand-up or rolled collar and concealed three-button front placket, rotated side seams, and a horizontal left bust dart and a diagonal right bust dart. Two-piece long sleeves. Mid-hip length front drops to a curve in back with a pleated and open vent. Stitched and faced hems.
View B: No back vent.
Suggested fabrics: View A: Fabrics with lt. to med. wt. body such as linen, wool crepe, crisp cotton silk douppioni. View B: All wts.
Multi-sized: XS – XXL$35.00
From the high plains to the bush, here are heart-warming stories and stunning photography of our wide brown land, and the people and animals who live there
An award-winning photographer, Paula Heelan captures the beauty, drama and romance of the outback in this stunning book, as she takes a look at what life is like for those who live and work in remote communities and stations. From agricultural shows to rodeos, campdrafting to country races, livestock to life in the wet, more than 200 photographs, anecdotes and stories capture the joys, trials and tribulations of everyday life as well as the grandeur and unforgiving nature of the Australia landscape.
Paula lives on a station in Queensland. She brings her deep understanding of life in a remote community to this investigation of the importance of the land, the animals and people who inhabit it.$39.99
In Vintage Modern Crochet, five classic crochet lace techniques are reinvented in stunning, compelling ways. These vintage-inspired creations are all you need for a one-of-a-kind wardrobe!
You'll fall in love with this collection of tunics, cowls, shawls, pullovers and even a crochet dress – all thoroughly wearable and on-trend, yet timeless. Each technique-themed chapter features a fascinating introduction: learn about pineapple lace, Bruges lace, filet lace, Irish crochet and Tunisian crochet. Each design also features a "Technique Tidbit" that will give you valuable insight into working the pattern.$29.99
This invaluable guide pays homage to the silk, satin and lace (or sometimes the Lycra and pvc) that has evolved to become the 'bare essentials' of every woman's wardrobe.
Offering practical advice and tips on what to wear in every situation and occasion from your wedding day to a romantic assignation or even a little nocturnal naughtiness, Tracy Martin also advises on how to obtain that seam-free silhouette and avoid those lingerie fashion faux pas that every woman dreads.
Beginning with the fascinating history of lingerie from the bustles and bloomers of the Victorian age to the more current, racy and bold burlesque style, this book is crammed full of information, facts and anecdotes as we celebrate how lingerie has literally shaped women's lives as well as their figures.$19.99$9.99
Create over 30 cute, felted friends with this easy-to-use needle felting book. These cute felted friends range from the wonderfully realistic to enchantingly cute including:
- An Elephant all decked out for festival day
- A Queen's Guard
- A Dutch Girl in traditional dress
- A Mama Kangaroo with her Joey
- An enchanting Teddy Bear
- Accessories featuring foods and flags from different lands
- Felt scenery to set the stage for your felt creations
- And a lot more!
Detailed instructions for each project show you how to make the basic shapes and blend them together seamlessly. A special step-by-step section shows you how easy even the most complex piece can be, and how any small figure can be made into an accessory you can carry or wear.The projects range from about 5 to 10 cm high, and instructions are included for turning a few of your felt creations into fun dangly accessories.$24.99
This book is the perfect reference, whether you're already keeping chickens or an absolute beginner thinking about getting a couple of chooks.
Dave Ingham offers compulsively readable advice on how to start, housing and feeding, settling chickens in with other pets, troubleshooting, and the (minimal) commitment required to keep your backyard hens healthy and happy...
This book is the what for, how to, where and why of chickens for novices and wranglers alike. Costa Georgiadis, ABC Gardening Australia.$34.99