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Coming soon: Marimekko: In Patterns by Chronicle Books

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If (like us) you are a fan of the label's wonderful Scandinavian designs, you'll no doubt want to secure yourself a copy of Marimekko: In Patterns, which is published by Chronicle Books.

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Vintage Knit: 25 Knitting and Crochet Patterns Updated for Today

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Here's a book perfect for retro style lovers who are handy with a pair of knitting needles or a crochet hook, Vintage Knit: 25 Knitting and Crochet Patterns Updated for Today by Marine Malak with Geraldine Warner.

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Folk-style Kukkuluuruu range by Sanna Annukka for Marimekko

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While its name may not be the easiest to spell or say, Marimekko's new Kukkuluuruu range by Sanna Annukka is well worth checking out for its colourful folk style. 

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Kingswood Radio and Alarm Radio sewing baskets at Cath Kidston

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We were out and about yesterday doing research / shopping (take your pick) when we spotted these Kingswood Radio and Alarm Radio sewing baskets at Cath Kidston, which look just as cool in reality as they do on the page.

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Gertie Sews Vintage Casual: A Modern Guide to Sportswear Styles of the 1940s and 1950s by Gretchen Hirsch

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We actually missed the original Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing back in 2012, which was a guide to creating your very own mid-20th century clothing and the techniques required. Like the blog that inspired it, the book was a hit - so much so that a second volume is on the way. That is Gertie Sews Vintage Casual: A Modern Guide to Sportswear Styles of the 1940s and 1950s by Gretchen Hirsch.

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