Flattered, Near Philadelphia
But I declined.
. . . The technique used in her book is one that I've heard of, but never had any interest at all in trying. I've seen the results of the technique -- my friend Bobbi brings it along sometimes when we are all doing handwork together -- and thought it made pretty things. But pretty things for someone else to make, not me.
. . . What if I were to accept, use the book to make a project, have miserable results or -- worse -- detest the book? I'd have to write a dishonest review or tell the truth and be ungracious to this nice lady who was offering me two copies of her book in exchange for my participation: one for me to keep and one to give away on my blog.
I wrote back to this truly nice person, saying thank you but no. I believe there are others who would be more appropriate to review this particular book
But it was lots of fun to have been asked.