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By Ann Benson

ISBN-10: 0806908130

ISBN-13: 9780806908137

Award-winning dressmaker Ann Benson exhibits how one can upload sparkle to diversified clothing with 35 tasks, each one illustrated in a color picture. She makes use of seed pearls, pearl crystals and semi-precious stones to augment jumpers, jackets, shirts and components and create person styles and kinds.

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