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3.0 out of 5 stars Fun craft book but needs work, September 4, 2009
This review is from: Handmade Home: Simple Ways to Repurpose Old Materials into New Family Treasures (Paperback)
I find Amanda's blog interesting and her second book is full of gorgeous photos of projects I can make! The only disappointment was there is only plain text instructions. No diagrams or drawings or photos. When I buy a craft book I expect better details on how to make an item. As I bought this book as a pre-order I couldn't peruse it prior to buying it. I am not going to go turn on my computer and look something up. Her first book "The Creative Family" had a couple of drawings in it like the one for the felt colored pencil roll and the wool felt block and the bedtime bags for example. I wonder why this book didn't have any? I like Amy Karol's "Bend The Rules Sewing" book better since it is easier to understand.
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Initial post: Nov 17, 2014 7:20:10 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 17, 2014 7:27:54 PM PST
I don't ever pre order. There really is no need. More profit, more greed. It seemed a little to cutesy for me and
'fairy" like. My taste is just different. I was never a fan of home made pants, they were a source of shame. Maybe times have changed, I remember being picked on for those home made pants and knew then we were poor at that point in time. Later on life got better and I swore I would never subject my kids to home made pants.
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