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Socks Appeal

book cover iamgeIf one of your favourite pair of socks tends to mysteriously disappear in the washer or dryer, this title may be of interest to you.

The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany (begins her life's work) at 72

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Toronto poet Molly Peacock has written a fascinating account of the life of Mary Granville Delany (1700-1788) :
 The Paper Garden.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Centre

database image Now that Spring has finally arrived, let's celebrate with some spring-inspired crafts and projects! Are you looking for ideas for spring flower arrangements or outdoor wreaths?  Would it be fun to learn how to make your own kite?  Would you like to knit a Spring jacket but can't find a suitable pattern?

Green Living

book cover imageSmall Eco Houses: Living Green in Style. If you are interested in "small" spaces and "green" living,  have a look at this international survey of  fresh ideas about residential architecture and interior design.

Yarn Bombing :the Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti

book cover image            Yarn bombing, the act of creating and placing knitted or crocheted objects in public spaces, is becoming a popular pastime.

Coco Chanel

book cover imageOne of the movies I enjoyed last year was "Coco avant Chanel", a film interpretation of the life of the famous French fashion designer Coco Chanel.

100 Great Digital Photos You Must Take Before You Die

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David Busch's Digital Photography Bucket List : 100 Great Digital Photos You Must Take Before You Die is a recent and interesting publication which offers ideas for improving technique and developing creative vision for digital

Handmade in India

book cover imageHandmade in India, created by the National Institute of Design in India, is a compendium of the wide range of handmade crafts of this country, developed and refined over many generations.

The Fine Art Scene in London and Toronto

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As part of the initiative to:celebrate, engage and invest in the Arts all year long in London, Ontario --"heArt" --London Public Library is hosting award-winning art lecturer, Sonia Halpern, to talk about the  "Fine Art Scene in London Ontario and Toronto in the 1960s and 1970s --Greg Curnoe, Jack Chambers and their contemporaries". The lecture is

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

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Are you interested in learning more about kite making? Would you like to crochet a tea cozy but can't find a suitable pattern? Would it be helpful to watch