Other books that might interest you
10 Things to do with Embroidery...
From the introduction: Framing a piece of embroidery or an appliqued picture used to be a tricky and often prohibitively expensive business. The concept of framing an unumbellished piece of fabirc just because you liked the pattern was pretty much out of the question. I'm not sure when I first noticed people sharing pictures of embroidery displayed in the same hoop used to stitch it, but right from the start it seemed like the smartest of solutions.Show book
Not in Front of the Corgis -...
The Windsors are England's most famous family, but what are they really like when they're out of the public gaze? Behind closed doors in every Royal residence, from Buckingham Palace to Clarence House, there are two families - one upstairs and one down - and nobody knows a Royal quite like a Royal servant, intimately acquainted as they are with every quirk, foible and eccentricity. And there are a fair few! This is the inside story of the Royal Family through the eyes of those who know them best, a sneak peek behind the ermine-trimmed curtains to reveal what they really get up to in their spare time. Are they just like us? Or are they are a world apart? Here are the answers to everything we've ever wondered about the Royals: which programmes does the Queen watch on TV? What music did the Queen Mother listen to? Who can drive and who can't? What is it like to attend a dinner party thrown by Charles and Camilla? Who are the most popular (and most unpopular!) Royals to work for and why? Not in Front of the Corgis is the real Upstairs Downstairs - a unique and fascinating collection of all the secrets you ever wanted to know about the Royal Family.Show book
Bared to You by Sylvia Day...
Trivia-on-Book: Bared to You by Sylvia Day Take the challenge and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently curated trivia quiz on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. If you're ready to take the challenge yourself or share it with friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach to the book that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters, and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Note: This is an unofficial trivia meant to supplement a reader’s experience to books they already love. Trivia-on-Books provides quality and value with a unique approach that is both insightful and educational.Show book
This coffee table book for adults and children is a wonderful collection of high-quality images produced by a series of professional photographers. Please note that this book contains no text, information or facts only an unique selection of medium sized images that portray the subject.Show book
Little Lady Liberty - Over 20...
Make little girls' dreams come true with the prettiest sewing projects ever imagined! Let her . . .. . . snuggle up in a quilt . . . play-fight with pillows . . . twirl and whirl in skirts and dresses . . . carry her treasures in bags and purses . . . become best friends with a topsy turvy doll . . . and pretty-up her room with lampshades, curtains, cushions and more! Sewn in Liberty classic florals, rainbow hues and delicate prints, this exquisite collection of easy sewing patterns will help you bring joy and color to any little girl's life.Show book
Wise Words & Country House Ways
This charming guide to the world of the English country house reveals all the essential hints and tips for living in and running a great house, whether you were lord, lady, maid or cook. By esteemed author Ruth Binney and with a Foreword by Julian Fellowes, creator of the much-loved Downton Abbey. Discover the rules of etiquette and manners that existed both 'upstairs' and 'downstairs', the daily routines of servants, bygone housekeeping maxims for everyone from the scullery maid to the gardener, and learn how to prepare for a grand ball. The intricate way in which the country house worked is reflected in the six chapters of this book, beginning with Keeping House and progressing to The Daily Routine and The Country House Kitchen . Since correct behavior was so important to all activities of the house, A Matter of Manners addresses the essentials of etiquette, a theme that also extends into Leisure, Entertainment and Sport . Finally Garden and Grounds focuses on everything from the cultivation of exotic fruit for the table to brewing and the care of horses and other animals. With beautiful line drawings, Wise Words and Country House Ways will be fascinating for anyone who has wondered what it would be like to be served, or in service in a grand country house.Show book