[HNW] Kreinik - Metallic Thread Embroidery

Lynn Downward LDownward at chori.org
Mon Apr 5 09:10:35 PDT 2004

It's Monday morning and the lowest price at amazon.com right now is $9. I
used Annora's link and that's the price available now. Missed it. Drat!

On 4/4/04 9:40 PM, "annora" <lisleong at k12.hi.us> wrote:

> I'm sorry if I confused people about this.  The book at the $2.95
> price is on the *AMAZON* site, _not_ the Hamilton site.  As of right now
> (6:30 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time) it's still listed as being available at
> http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/stores/offering/list/-/071531081X/all/ref
> =lp_g_1/104-2231858-6563112
> [Yes, you can buy directly from Hamilton for $9.95/hardcover, $12.95
> paperback but the $2.95 price is VIA AMAZON.COM.]
> It's part of Amazon's used book listings, although the description
> says it's new.  (Who cares about a small black remainder mark when the
> book is discounted 88%?)  This also means that the number of copies is
> limited.
> Being that it's a used book listing and it's not Amazon per se who
> is the seller, if it is a price listing error I don't know if hamiltonbook
> would be obligated to honor that price and complete the order.  At any
> rate, so far I haven't received any notification about any such error so
> I'm keeping my fingers crossedd.
>> I have this book on my wish list, but I know nothing about it.  Is it
>> a good reference book?  Useful?  Worthless?
> I've leafed through the book in the store but never purchased it
> because the techniques seemed to be skewed toward modern use and I wasn't
> interested in any of the projects.  However, at $2.95 I couldn't resist.
> I love books and according to the Table of Contents there's some info on
> technique and stitches that might be applicable to historic work.  If not,
> oh well, modern embroidery is fun too.  You've probably already checked,
> but if not, you can look at sample pages from the book at
> http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/071531081X/ref=sib_dp_pt/104-2231858-6563112#r
> eader-link
> --annora
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