Splendid Apparel: A Handbook of Embroidered Knits

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Splendid Apparel: A Handbook of Embroidered Knits

Author: Anna Zilboorg
Pages: 192
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Publisher: Xrx Books
Publication Date: 2015

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