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|W||Lifestyle, Hobbies and Leisure
Use all W* codes for: popular accounts for general adult readership. DO NOT USE: code ‘W’ itself, but select specific categories from section W*. Use all W* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers where appropriate.
Prefer: codes from A*, K*, P*, R*, T*, etc, for specialist, technical and academic works
|WF||Handicrafts, decorative arts and crafts
Use all WF* codes for: practical, ‘how-to’ and hobbyist approaches, often aimed at an interested amateur audience.
Prefer: codes from Section A* where appropriate for art history and criticism approaches, or codes in T* section for more vocational and professional textbooks.
See also: AFT Decorative arts
|WFB||Needlework and fabric crafts
Class here: books of patterns and designs.
See also: AFW Textile artworks, AKT Fashion and textile design
|WFBL||Lace and lacemaking|
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