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Emma Makes blog — Home Sewn

Book review: Home Sewn by the New Zealand Fashion Museum

Book review book review Home Sewn New Zealand Fashion Museum project book sewing book

There’s been a proliferation of sewing and making books on the market over the last few years as everyone from UK shabby chic icon Cath Kidston to local (well, Australian) makers and bloggers Kelly Doust and Pip Lincolne put out their guides to making and living. While many of the making books are beautiful and creative and great – they’re also often targeted at beginner sewers. I don’t really need to know how to hem a handkerchief or how to patch a hole in a cardigan with a piece of floral fabric and appliqué. When Home Sewn crossed my desk...

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