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Peter Pocket is the classic white linen shirt with a simple welt pocket. Optional coordinating fabrics within the pocket and as patches. Flop collar adds a relaxed touch. And button patches for added interest. This is a roomy shirt, please measure the pattern for ideal preferences in selecting size and fit.
Sizes: XS – 2XL$35.00
Scandinavian designer Lotta Jansdotter shows how easy it is to print on fabric and paper using stencils, rubber stamps, homemade screens, found objects and other easy techniques.
Beautiful photographs inspire while step-by-step instructions and illustrations explain the basics. Plus, Lotta's included ready-to-use stencil pages of her hand-drawn patterns so crafters can easily achieve her signature style.$39.99$14.99
The book has the pattern for Sue Spargo's Fresh Cut quilt featuring wool appliqué, layering and embroidery. The finished quilt size is 125 x 125 cm.
Includes the patterns for two bonus projects, the English Garden Needle Roll and the Fresh Cut Sewing Box!$44.99
Inspired by tradition. Freed by creativity. This is Barbecue, American Style.Go beyond the traditional and get a taste of the new, authentic American barbecue.
Weber's American Barbecue is an exciting, hands-on exploration of how barbecue is evolving. Fresh, modern and totally original, this book tours some of the most interesting trends in barbecue today. Features include:
- Places of interest, local experts, and the history behind the recipes
- Over 120 innovative new recipes – from starters and main dishes, to sides and sauces
- Step-by-step instruction on the latest techniques with hundreds of photos to show you how to get the most from your barbecue
Edward's Menagerie was a runaway success for Kerry Lord, but you weren't content with mammals alone! After constant requests for penguins, owls and chickens, Kerry is back with another collection of outstanding crochet patterns, this time for 40 unique crochet bird patterns all made with beginner crochet techniques.
These easy-to-follow tried-and-tested crochet patterns are the most diverse range of crochet birds ever published – all presented in Kerry's witty style: from Elvis the cockatoo with a karaoke addiction to Dora the narcoleptic Wood Pigeon.$44.99$36.99
Belgian-born Mieke Duyck is definitely a quilter of her time! Mieke draws inspiration from her origins to drive her joy-filled imagination.
Making Happy Quilts, Miekes's first book, is a charming and refreshing collection of her latest original quilts with 18 projects, both small and large.
From Quiltmania with text in both English and French.$64.99