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A Random Act of Kindness
by Sophie Jenkins

Language

English

Pages

400

Publication Date

June 13, 2019

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<p><strong>鈥榃onderfully uplifting鈥?Trisha Ashley</strong></p><p><strong>It only takes a moment, to change a life for ever鈥?lt;/strong></p><p>Fern is too busy making sure other people feel good about themselves to give much thought to her own happiness. But somehow, without her noticing, life has run away from her.</p><p>Suddenly, Fern realises her vintage clothes business is struggling, and the casual relationship she鈥檇 always thought she was happy in doesn鈥檛 look so appealing.</p><p>But sometimes, karma really does come through. And when Fern goes out of her way to help 85-year-old Dinah, little does she realise their new friendship will change her life.</p><p>Dinah may have troubles in her past, but she鈥檚 lived and loved to the full. Can Dinah show Fern that even the smallest acts of kindness can make the world a better place?</p><p><strong>If you liked <em>Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine</em>聽or聽<em>How to Be Happy</em>, you'll love聽<em>A Random Act of Kindness</em>.</strong></p>
Toe-Up 2-at-a-Time Socks: Yet Another Revolution in Knitting Two ...
by Melissa Morgan-Oakes

Language

English

Pages

176

Publication Date

May 17, 2010

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<p>Knit two socks at a time, while working from the toe up! In this delightful guide, Melissa Morgan-Oakes shares her revolutionary knitting technique that allows you to try on the socks as you work, avoid running out of yarn, and steer clear of the dreaded Kitchener stitch to finish off the toes. You can apply this exciting new technique to absolutely any sock pattern to help you to knit fabulous, perfectly formed pairs of socks for the whole family.</p>
The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal...
by Anuschka Rees

Language

English

Pages

258

Publication Date

September 20, 2016

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<b>Is your closet jam-packed and yet you have absolutely nothing to wear? Can you describe your personal style in one sentence? If someone grabbed a random piece from your closet right now, how likely is it that it would be something you love and wear regularly?<br /></b><br /> With so many style and shopping options, it can be difficult to create a streamlined closet of pieces that can be worn easily and confidently. In <i>The Curated Closet</i>, style writer Anuschka Rees presents a fascinatingly strategic approach to identifying, refining, and expressing personal style and building the ideal wardrobe to match it, with style and shopping strategies that women can use every day. Using <i>The Curated Closet</i> method, you鈥檒l learn to:<br /><br /> 鈥?Shop smarter and more selectively<br />鈥⒙燤ake the most of your budget<br />鈥⒙燤aster outfit formulas and color palettes<br />鈥⒙燭weak your wardrobe for work<br />鈥⒙燗ssess garment fit and quality like a pro<br />鈥⒙燙urate a closet of fewer, better pieces<br /><br /> Including useful infographics, charts, and activities, as well as beautiful fashion photography,聽<i>The Curated Closet</i>聽is the ultimate practical guide to authentic and unique style.
Embroidery: A Step-by-Step Guide to More Than 200 Stitches
by DK

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English

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Publication Date

June 02, 2015

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<p><i><b>Embroidery</b></i> is the ultimate stitch dictionary and the ideal guide to embroidery, whatever your level of expertise.</p><p>The perfect reference guide to needlework, <i><b>Embroidery</b></i> is a comprehensive guide to inspire and inform sewers of all levels. Find advice on which thread, needles, or fabrics work with which techniques, and take a look at an incredible 200 stitches - with levels of difficulty, step-by-step instructions, and ideas on where and how to use them.</p><p>This practical guide covers sewing tips for dressmaking, needlepoint, and embroidery stitches, with detailed information simply presented in illustration-rich pages. With <b><i>E</i><i>mbroider</i><i>y</i> </b>it's easy to find exactly which stitch is right for your next sewing project.</p>
How to Get Dressed: A Costume Designer's Secrets for Making Your ...
by Alison Freer

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

April 14, 2015

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Costume designer Alison Freer鈥檚 styling kit is a magical bag of tricks, built to solve every single wardrobe malfunction on earth. TV and film productions wait for nothing, so her solutions have to work fast. In <i>How to Get Dressed</i>, Alison distills her secrets into a fun, comprehensive style guide focused on rethinking your wardrobe like a fashion expert and making what鈥檚 in your closet work for you. She provides real-world advice about everything style-related, including:<br /><br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燤aking every garment you own fit better <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燤astering closet organization <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燭he undergarments you actually need <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燭he scoop on tailors and which alterations are worth it <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燬hopping thrift and vintage like a rockstar <br /><br /> Instead of repeating boring style 鈥渞ules,鈥?Alison breaks the rules and gets real about everything from bras to how to deal with inevitable fashion disasters. Including helpful information such as how to skip ironing and the dry cleaners, remove every stain under the sun, and help clueless men get their sartorial acts together, <i>How to Get Dressed</i> has hundreds of insider tips from Alison鈥檚 arsenal of tools and expertise.
50 Ways to Wear a Scarf
by Lauren Friedman

Language

English

Pages

129

Publication Date

February 11, 2014

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From the Audrey to the Paris, the Top Down, or the Easy Breezy, there are 50 scarf styles in this book for any occasion or mood. Jaunty illustrations break down each step so stylistas can wrap, loop, and get out the door looking perfectly polished. Teens, young professionals, and moms alike will love playing around with the looks, including unexpected belts, sarongs, and topknots.
The T-Shirt & Jeans Handbook: Stylish Upgrades for your Daily Uni...
by Suze Solari

Language

English

Pages

140

Publication Date

January 01, 2019

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<h3><strong>Struggling to find a style to suit your changing lifestyle? Discover a system of powerful fashion secrets that will supercharge your closet for business and pleasure! </strong></h3><p><br /></p><p>Having trouble choosing what to wear each day? Have lifestyle changes restricted your style and challenged how you feel about and present yourself? Fashion writer and professional stylist Suze Solari has spent 20 years getting women's wardrobes into shape and now she's here to show you simple secrets to help you become a style sensation!</p><p><br /></p><p><em>The T Shirt & Jeans Handbook</em> is packed with real-world techniques to help women feel at home in their clothes all while looking amazing. Using a basis of five cuts of Jeans and five T Shirt shapes, Solari shows you a step-by-step process to transform your look for good. You鈥檒l be amazed by the clever changes that will make getting dressed something you look forward to every single day.</p><p><br /></p><p>In <em>The T Shirt & Jeans Handbook</em> you'll discover:</p><p>- Casual outfits for every occasion so you can go from mom to entrepreneur in a flash</p><p>聽- The Top three timeless accessories to invest in, including shoes, jewelry and handbags</p><p>- Which jeans and T Shirts flatter and celebrate your body shape, where to find them and at 3 price points</p><p>- Solari鈥檚 styling principles to make every outfit shine</p><p><br /></p><p><br /></p><p><br /></p><p><em>The T Shirt & Jeans Handbook</em> is a complete and practical guide for women who feel they鈥檝e lost their style somewhere along the way and want it back; it is the first of Solari's Stylish Upgrades series. If you like real-world advice, simple-to-follow wardrobe tips, and eye-pleasing clothing combinations, then you'll love Suze Solari鈥檚 superbly detailed guide.</p><p><br /></p><p>Buy <em>The T Shirt & Jeans Handbook</em> to stitch together a brand new look today!</p>
First Time Sewing
by Editors of Creative Publi...

Language

English

Pages

128

Publication Date

June 01, 2014

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Learning how to sew has never been simpler! Enjoy this beginner's guide that takes you by the hand like a personal instructor and teaches you how to sew using hand stiches as well as sewing machines. Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic sewing techniques will have you creating projects like aprons, pillows, and even pants and shorts in no time. Five simple projects will introduce sewing skills like hems, seams, balancing tension, and how to use a pattern; skills you will use often as you continue to learn.With <i>First Time Sewing</i>, soon you will be stitching amazing gifts and projects with confidence.
Contemporary Celtic Crochet: 24 Cabled Designs for Sweaters, Scar...
by Bonnie Barker

Language

English

Pages

128

Publication Date

August 19, 2014

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Learn to crochet cables!<br /><br />Have you ever wanted to create a sweater with beautiful cables, but you didn't know how to knit? Now, in <i>Contemporary Celtic Crochet</i>, you can learn how to use basic crochet stitches to create the same stunning effect on sweater wraps, stoles, cardigans, and more. This book features easy projects, such as hats, scarves and device covers, and more difficult projects, including sweaters, wraps and blankets. Make the Hialeah Honey Baby Blankey to swaddle a newborn or create the Inisheer Sweater Wrap to stay cozy in cool weather. The Cables Meet Lace Cape is perfect for evenings out, and the Pennywhistler's Pack will let you carry your essentials on any day trip. These Celtic-inspired stitches and projects are the perfect addition to your crochet repertoire.
Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi ...
by Hitomi Shida

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

October 10, 2017

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<b>In the <i>Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible</i> knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite needlework patterns.</b> <br /><br />Shida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions. This is the perfect book for the experienced knitter who is looking for new stitches that yield spectacular results! This Japanese knitting book features a wide range of rewarding and intricate stitches including: <ul><li> cables</li><li> popcorn stitches</li><li> twisted stitches</li><li> edgings </li><li> and many more鈥?lt;/li></ul>A set of detailed, step-by-step diagrams show you how to execute all the basic stitches. Instructions and diagrams for a series of small projects offer practice working with large patterns, lacy patterns, pattern arrangement and round yokes among other things. The knitting projects include:<ul><li> A classic hat made using large patterns</li><li> An elegant scarf in lacy patterns</li><li> The ever-popular fingerless mittens</li><li> Thick socks that can be made using various patterns</li><li> A feminine collar using round stitching</li><li> And much more!</li> </ul><i>Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible</i> represents a whole new adventure for knitters and is sure to become a valued reference for beginning knitters and experts alike.

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