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Here are the top 10 sewing books everyone should have in their library. Book Review: Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers. Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers by Julie Cole and Sharon Czachor: This mammoth text book is pricey, but you truly get what you. Complete Book of Sewing Techniques book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. For Great-Great Grandma, sewing clothing for the. .

Bend the Rules with Fabric by Amy Karol: This is a great book for beginners or anyone who just wants to play. Sewing Materials: Absolutely fascinating and inspiring. We all know how great Nancy Zieman is. This book brings her knowledge of fitting to you along with tons of step-by-step photos.

This book takes a broader approach to fit than most. It does address the technical, but also takes a good look at how and why things work on our bodies. It seems everyone has an opinion on this book! The great thing about it is that it shows fit techniques on a wide variety of bodies, and that it focuses on the fast and easy well, easier method of tissue fitting. Fitting and Pattern Alteration by Elizabeth L.

Liechty, Della N.

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Pottberg-Steineckert, and Judith A. This is a giant textbook with about a million alterations, and three ways to do each of them! This is invaluable if you are serious about fit, and my absolute favorite fitting book. The Perfect Fit: An easy to use guide to altering standard patterns. Are you interested in trying your hand at patternmaking at home, or just want to learn the basics of how patterns work, get this book! Patternmaking in Fashion by Lucia Mors de Castro: Most of the patternmaking books I own are big, thick technical volumes.

This one is nice and compact, covering some of the real basics. I think it would be a handy reference for many home dressmakers.

Similar to the Adele Margolis book above, this book covers creating your own blocks and adding and adjusting for various designs. Pattern Magic Vol. Simply breathtaking.

How Patterns Work: Learn the principles of patternmaking and how to apply them from this page book. This is a more technical alternative to some of the vintage books above. Definitely one of my very favorites. This book covers a huge variety of fabric manipulation techniques, from pleating to ruching to tucks. You will find endless inspiration here. The Anchor Manual of Needlework: This large book covers a wide variety of needlework techniques, many of which can be applied to garments.

This book is a great reminder of the type of intricate needlework human hands are capable of. I love this book of heirloom and embelishment techniques that are possible using a machine. Decorative Dressmaking by Sue Thompson: Combine this book with a simple dress like our Laurel shift and you could have different dresses from one pattern.

If you can find this booklet, get it. Beautifully illustrated fabric manipulation techniques like ruching and smocking, shown on black and white illustrations of garments from the s.

With over photos, this tailoring book packs a punch. Shirtmaking by David Coffin: This book will improve your sewing skills immeasurably. This book is more on the text-heavy side, but has so much great infomation packed within. A great choice to go with the Negroni pattern. This is a great place for the beginning lingerie seamstress to start.

If you are serious about bra making, this pricey book aimed at the custom bra maker is full of valuable information on drafting, fitting, and materials. Like a master class in book form. Vintage Lingerie: Gorgeous lingerie from a variety of eras is presented, along with patterns! Gorgeous stuff. Claire Schaeffer reveals many couture techniques, many of which revolve around hand sewing, along with example of beautifully constructed couture garments.

If you like the book above, this one also by Claire Schaeffer offers even more sewing techniques used by high end designers.

An invaluable reference for lining any sort of garment, including dresses, jackets, pants, and skirts. Currently out of print, but used copies are available. Want to learn about sewing with knits? This book by the designer of Built by Wendy has you covered. A great intro to the subject that includes patterns. Before refashioning became popular, there was this book. A great reference on altering clothing that you purchase, an often forgotten aspect of sewing.

Sarai started Colette back in She believes the primary role of a business should be to help people. She loves good books, sewing with wool, her charming cats, working in her garden, and eating salsa. Thank you for putting together this wonderful annotated bibliography.

This will be a great source to return to as I build my sewing library. Thanks for the precious info. One or two books are gonna end up on my Amazon order and the Colette Handbook is my Christmas list! The book Easy Guide to Sewing Linings is great, and is now available as a pdf download, no need to buy used copies…. I love these sort of reviews! Much thanks! This is a great resource! This is wonderful!! Thank you so much for posting it. It also really is complete!

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I inherited a copy from my grandmother given to her on her wedding anniversary in by my grandfather and it is my go-to book for solid information and step by step instructions — like every time I want to insert a zip! I will often pop it open as a reference! Ah, the Adele Margolis library! I found her Dressmaking book in the library, and have been collecting her titles ever since. Sweet — instant Christmas list.

Thank you so much for this list!

Adding to my Amazon wish list now… and I may hit up my local used book stores, too! And on a different note… what type of Bernina would you recommend? I have a 20 year old Viking which I adore and works like a champ , but new ones are very expensive and have way too many unnecessary bells and whistles. Would love your recommendation for a new machine for an experienced sewist!

This is a great question! Maybe I will work up a blog post on various models, with help from some local Bernina specialists. That Bra Making book by Beverly Johnson is insane.

This is a wonderful list, Sarai. I credit The Colette Sewing Handbook for inspiring me to start my sewing odyssey.

I had never bought a pattern nor had any idea how to begin to use one until I bought the Handbook. It gave me enough hand-holding that I was able to gain confidence in my beginning skills while working through each pattern. Nice list!! I also have a couple of Adele Margolis books that are simply wonderful! Such a great list!

My favourite book that taught me almost everything is the Readers Digest Complete guide to sewing. Pretty comprehensive!

Yes, what a fabulous bibliography! Not only did I enjoy your two-cents for each book, but clicking on the links and researching the books was so much fun.

Thanks much! This is a great book for beginners or anyone who just wants to play. Absolutely fascinating and inspiring.

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This book brings her knowledge of fitting to you along with tons of step-by-step photos. It does address the technical, but also takes a good look at how and why things work on our bodies.

The great thing about it is that it shows fit techniques on a wide variety of bodies, and that it focuses on the fast and easy well, easier method of tissue fitting. Fitting and Pattern Alteration by Elizabeth L. Liechty, Della N.

Pottberg-Steineckert, and Judith A. Rasband : This is a giant textbook with about a million alterations, and three ways to do each of them! This is invaluable if you are serious about fit, and my absolute favorite fitting book.

The Perfect Fit : An easy to use guide to altering standard patterns. Patternmaking in Fashion by Lucia Mors de Castro : Most of the patternmaking books I own are big, thick technical volumes. This one is nice and compact, covering some of the real basics. I think it would be a handy reference for many home dressmakers. Pattern Magic Vol. Simply breathtaking.

Complete Book of Sewing Techniques: 30 Step-By-Step Sewing Techniques for You to Master

How Patterns Work : Learn the principles of patternmaking and how to apply them from this page book. This is a more technical alternative to some of the vintage books above. This book covers a huge variety of fabric manipulation techniques, from pleating to ruching to tucks. You will find endless inspiration here. The Anchor Manual of Needlework : This large book covers a wide variety of needlework techniques, many of which can be applied to garments.

This book is a great reminder of the type of intricate needlework human hands are capable of.

Encyclopedia of Sewing Machine Techniques by Nancy Bednar : I love this book of heirloom and embelishment techniques that are possible using a machine. Combine this book with a simple dress like our Laurel shift and you could have different dresses from one pattern. Beautifully illustrated fabric manipulation techniques like ruching and smocking, shown on black and white illustrations of garments from the s.

Shirtmaking by David Coffin : This book will improve your sewing skills immeasurably. This book is more on the text-heavy side, but has so much great infomation packed within. A great choice to go with the Negroni pattern. This is a great place for the beginning lingerie seamstress to start.

The Bra-Makers Manual by Beverly Johnson : If you are serious about bra making, this pricey book aimed at the custom bra maker is full of valuable information on drafting, fitting, and materials.

Like a master class in book form. Gorgeous stuff.

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Claire Schaeffer reveals many couture techniques, many of which revolve around hand sewing, along with example of beautifully constructed couture garments. High-Fashion Sewing Secrets by Claire Schaeffer : If you like the book above, this one also by Claire Schaeffer offers even more sewing techniques used by high end designers.

Easy Guide to Sewing Linings by Connie Long : An invaluable reference for lining any sort of garment, including dresses, jackets, pants, and skirts.

Currently out of print, but used copies are available. This book by the designer of Built by Wendy has you covered. A great intro to the subject that includes patterns. A great reference on altering clothing that you purchase, an often forgotten aspect of sewing.

She believes the primary role of a business should be to help people.She pays homage to the gods of the craft and bows to the church of haute couture. It also has a lot of information about the fabric composition and uses too. Alongside this, you will learn all about essential sewing tools and equipment, how to organize your work space effectively, and how to make smart decisions when sourcing and using different fabrics. This handy little book will help get you sorted. Open Preview See a Problem?

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