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The Colette Sewing Handbook: Inspired Styles and Classic Techniques for the Modern Seamstress

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  • Posted April 26, 2012

    HELLO??!?? BARNES AND NOBLE?!? ANYONE HOME?!? DO YOU PAY ATT

    HELLO??!?? BARNES AND NOBLE?!? ANYONE HOME?!? DO YOU PAY ATTENTION TO THESE REVIEWS??? Customers are receiving defective copies and you are happily replacing them with additional defective copies. My replacement copy just arrived and, again, there are no patterns in the back envelope. This is my second go around with this problem.

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2012

    This product is defective. The patterns were not in the envelop

    This product is defective. The patterns were not in the envelope. Please check this out.

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 1, 2011

    The BEST sewing handbook out there for ALL skill levels!

    I discovered Colette Patterns last year on a blog I was reading and have since been madly in love with their designs. Sarai Mitnick and team really get what modern women are looking for today in sewing patterns. I already have about 9 of their patterns and was ECSTATIC to hear that there was to be a book released this year. It's even better than I imagined.

    Since purchasing I have actually started sewing more and learning many new techniques, things I had no idea how to even attempt. As a novice I have made a few articles here and there but, this book is lovely and has really motivated me to sew so many things and not just what's included in the book. I really commend this small company for getting out there and inspiring so many women that choose handmade and want to make their own quality wardrobe. I plan on buying a few more copies as gifts and recommend it to anyone I come across that remotely shows interest in sewing. Don't even hesitate this is a great tool for anyone who sews.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 29, 2011

    A beautiful addition to your Sewing room!

    I adore this book, it is full of tips, easily laid out, even for a beginner Seamstress to use. It reminds me of how fun it was to sew dresses and girly clothes, being proud to make it ourselves. I have been a Seamstress for many years, and this book a just a joy to remind me of the simplicity of Sewing. No runway rush, or cutting corners to make something you may never wear, but a simple way to fit your garment perfectly, and be proud of what you create. Buy it! MaidenofMystery

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2012

    Ordered the book and no patterns were included. Called and B&am

    Ordered the book and no patterns were included. Called and B&N sent another book but still patterns were missing. The whole shipment must be defective. Now I have to send back two books and wait for the third. Disappointing! I have to give a rating but I don't want it to reflect the author, just the publisher.

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted March 17, 2012

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