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The Gentle Art Of Domesticity by Jane Brocket
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Nov 14, 08

Recommended to Kathleen by: Bookshop Santa Cruz
Recommended for: crafters, designers, cooks
Read in November, 2008

This book is beautiful! You do have to love color, yarn, quilts and looking at neon-colored cupcakes, though. The writing is average, something many people might write in their diary. However, there is so much inspiration in here to remember the "gentle arts" that (mostly) women have performed though the centuries. It reminds us that in this overly technological wordl, we can still enjoy simple earthy pleasures together. Check out the pumpkin tea cosy!
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