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Champagne Chic Lemonade Money

(The fourth book in the Sewing & Baking series)
A novel by

Champagne Chic Lemonade Money is a light-hearted romance set in Glasgow and London in a world of gorgeous vintage dressmaking, pattern making, new fabrics, sewing and knitting.

This is a new book for 2014. First published September 2014.

It is a 35,000 word romance. It's the fourth book in the Sewing, Knitting & Baking series of books. These books can be read in any order.

Book 1 - The Tea Shop
Book 2 - The Sewing Bee & Afternoon Tea
Book 3 - The Christmas Knitting Bee
Book 4 - Champagne Chic Lemonade Money

Note: This is a fictional book, but some fabrics that are mentioned by the characters are listed for availability at the end of the book and on the book's accompanying website. These are designed by De-ann and may be of interest to those who love to sew and enjoy crafting with new fabric designs. Over 50 fabrics are featured.


Bee works as a dressmaker in a vintage fashion shop in Glasgow. Joyce, the owner of the shop, has hired Bee and another dressmaker, Alma, to help her repair, upscale and make vintage dresses, skirts, tops and other accessories. The dress shop also has a vintage haberdashery selling bargain fabrics, yarns, and sewing and knitting patterns.

When it comes to make do and mend, Bee, Joyce and Alma offer gorgeous vintage clothes, patterns and fabrics for bargain prices. The shop enables customers to look great for less - Champagne Chic for Lemonade Money.

As the demand for their beautiful vintage clothes and fabrics becomes increasingly popular will Bee make time for romance?

Gilles the handsome owner of the coffee shop next door who bakes traditional cakes, scones and bread, vies for Bee's affections against a mystery man who regularly goes past the vintage dress shop's front window.

In Bee's world of vintage dressmaking, patterns, fabrics, romance, knitting and sewing there's only one thing for sure - there's more than one way to stuff a robin.

About the Author:

De-ann Black is a bestselling author, traditionally published for over 15 years, with more than 50 books published. She's also a scriptwriter and former newspaper journalist.

She worked as marketing editor for a glossy magazine, helped organise fashion shows and photo-shoots, trained for many years in martial arts, and was a full-time newspaper journalist. De-ann loves to sew, knit and is also a fabric designer and artist. And she loves to bake cakes.

Books by De-ann Black include:

The Sewing, Knitting & Baking series:
Book 1 - The Tea Shop
Book 2 - The Sewing Bee & Afternoon Tea
Book 3 - The Christmas Knitting Bee
Book 4 - Champagne Chic Lemonade Money

The Tea Shop & Tearoom series:
Book 1 - The Christmas Tea Shop & Bakery
Book 2 - The Christmas Chocolatier
Book 3 - The Chocolate Cake Shop in New York at Christmas
Book 4 - The Bakery by the Seaside
Book 5 - Shed in the City

The Tea Dress Shop series:
Book 1 - The Tea Dress Shop At Christmas
Book 2 - The Fairytale Tea Dress Shop In Edinburgh
Book 3 - The Vintage Tea Dress Shop In Summer

And - Christmas Romance in Paris
Christmas Romance in Scotland

The Bitch-Proof Suit - fashion and romance set in Dublin and New York
Oops! I'm the Paparazzi - romance in New York
The Cure For Love - set in Cornwall

New releases for 2014



Used availability for De-Ann Black's Champagne Chic Lemonade Money

Paperback Editions

January 2018 : USA Paperback

Title: CHAMPAGNE CHIC LEMONADE MONEY (Sewing, Knitting & Baking series)
Author(s): De-ann Black
ISBN: 1-976998-76-X / 978-1-976998-76-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Independently published
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

September 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: CHAMPAGNE CHIC LEMONADE MONEY (Sewing, Knitting & Baking series Book 4)
Author(s): De-ann Black
Publisher: Toffee Apple Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA