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Back to School Book Week {Craft Book}


I'm playing along this week with Eren from This Vintage Chica to celebrate Back to School Book Week since books are one of my favorite topics. Today we're talking crafts. This is my all-time favorite craft book for a number of reasons. Simple Sewing with a French Twist by Celine Dupuy was one of my very first craft books, and the book I return to over and over again for visual inspiration and to get refreshed with sewing. The photography is wonderful (think Anthropologie style) and the textiles are always top notch. Even her visual glossary in the back is fun to look through.
Unfortunately, I don't think this artist has ever come out with another book, or I'd snatch it up right away! It is quite a thick book and has a lot of patterns and projects to make, from a patio umbrella, to a gardening apron, sweet camisoles, and travel covers for clothes. Kitchen apparel, seat covers, and an entire chapter devoted to things like re-doing old chairs, curtains, and footstools. I LOVE this book. In fact, I think I'm going to go and sift through it again, just for fun.

Honorable Mention craft books include:
What are your favorite craft books? Leave them in the comments, I love scouring craft books...they are a weakness of mine!

Tomorrow we'll talk about our favorite cookbooks!


Vintage Chica said…
Oh Sarah! I made a duvet cover from that book!!! Love it. Thanks for playing along.

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