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Tremont Jacket Loose-fitting, a-line jacket with one-button closure, asymmetric, angled front hemline with side vents. Three-quarter sleeves with soft-fold cuff detail.
Light to medium-weight wool cotton, knit, linen, silk, wool crepe, corduroy, novelty weaves, boucle, boiled wool.
Notions One 3/4" Button. Thread.
Sizes XS – XXL$35.00
Planting vegetables and flowers together is one of the oldest ways to create a healthy, bountiful garden, but there's more to the method than you might think. Vegetables Love Flowers will walk you through the ins and outs of companion planting, from how it works to which plants go together and how to grow the best garden for your climate.
With the right information and some careful planning, you can help your plants thrive – and beautify your garden in the process.$28.99
Learn how to create your own mouth-watering mini works of art in polymer clay with startling accuracy.
The book shows you how to perfect the craft of making miniature food in marvellous detail, right down to the orange segments or the peel of the apples. There is useful information on techniques and materials to set you on the right path if you're new to modelling, and the clear, step-by-step instructions and detailed colour photographs throughout make the 12 imaginative projects suitable for beginners and experienced modellers alike.$12.99
Digger is the story of one toy kangaroo, one Australian soldier and two girls, in two countries on opposite sides of a world at war. It's a quiet reminder of the casualties of war, and a tribute to the French schoolchildren who once tended the graves of Australian soldiers who died on the Western Front in the heroic battle for Villers-Bretonneux in April 1918.
A beautiful and heartwarming story set during World War I.
Recommended for ages 5+.$24.99
Cara is a sweet tunic top and fun pants with hem detail
Use light to medium fabric for the top and medium weight for the pants.
Sizes XS – 2XL
All Tina Givens sewing patterns are beautifully printed on white paper stock, with easy to follow instructions and detailed technical drawings.$35.00
Nancy Marchant brings brioche stitch into uncharted territory with the elegant Leafy Brioche collection.
She provides beautiful charts and explanations so you can visually follow her clever patterns and innovative stitch motifs. Some of the leafy designs combine brioche stitch with other textures like linen and garter stitch. This playful interplay of colour and texture is just a sampling of the infinite possibilities with brioche.
The masterful photography and signature styling by Alexandra Feo perfectly accentuates the eight, fresh, fanciful designs.$44.99