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Book Review: My First Crochet

Book Review: My First Crochet

July 25, 20130

I was rather flattered when my six-year-old asked me to teach her to crochet. I figure, how long will she actually want to learn things that make her a bit…

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Volunteer Voices: Introducing Lauren

Volunteer Voices: Introducing Lauren

July 22, 20130

Over the past few months, there have been a lot of obvious changes going on at Significant Seams. We’ve of course moved into the new space at 131 Wood St.,…

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Book Review: Norwegian Handknits – Heirloom designs from Vesterheim Museum

Book Review: Norwegian Handknits – Heirloom designs from Vesterheim Museum

March 13, 20130

  The Killing, The Bridge, Borgen and the original Wallander have not only been spectacular TV but have reminded us of the beauty and artistry of a part of the…

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Book Review: Ribbonwork The Complete Guide by Helen Gibb

Book Review: Ribbonwork The Complete Guide by Helen Gibb

March 6, 20130

I was inspired to buy this book whilst browsing through some recommendations from Amazon. Given I buy knitting and sewing books, this was quiet an unusual recommendation. Ribbonwork The Complete…

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Book Review from Bookworm Eats Flower: The Art of Homespun

Book Review from Bookworm Eats Flower: The Art of Homespun

February 20, 20130

I came across The Age of Homespun by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, a Harvard Professor, a few months ago, when I felt the need to read something other than another mystery. Sometimes…

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Book Review: Ultimate Knitting Bible by Sharon Brant

Book Review: Ultimate Knitting Bible by Sharon Brant

January 30, 20132

Ultimate Knitting Bible: A Complete Reference with Step-by-step Techniques by Sharon Brant I have been knitting for many years and can honestly say that I learned by reading a book.…

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Book Review: Everything Alice by Hannah Read Baldrey and Christine Leech

Book Review: Everything Alice by Hannah Read Baldrey and Christine Leech

January 23, 20130

Everything Alice: The Wonderland Book of Makes by Hannah Read-Baldrey and Christine Leech I first came across this book at an Alice in Wonderland themed birthday party, where the host…

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Learning to Crochet: My book reviews

Learning to Crochet: My book reviews

January 17, 20130

In 2012 I learned to crochet. Some exceptional human beings who I greatly admire got me going and helped me along the way, but the confidence to tell people I…

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Book Review: The Sewing Machine Classroom by Charlene Phillips

Book Review: The Sewing Machine Classroom by Charlene Phillips

January 9, 20132

The Sewing Machine Classroom by Charlene Phillips I know; as a self confessed knitter, why am I reviewing yet another sewing book? Well, I shall let you into a little…

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Book Review: The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker

Book Review: The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker

January 2, 20131

The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker It isn’t often that a book changes your life, much less so a book which isn’t a…

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