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All About Cotton: A Fabric Dictionary & Swatchbook (Fabric Reference Ser.; Vol. 2)
by Julie Parker
(Paperback)

Blueprints of Fashion: Home Sewing Patterns of the 1950s
by Wade Laboissonniere
Listed under Vintage Costume

Complete Guide to Sewing : Step-By-Step Techniques for Making Clothes and Home Furnishings
by Reader's Digest
(Hardcover)

Couture Sewing Techniques
by Claire B. Shaeffer
(Paperback)

Automotive Upholstery Handbook
by Don Taylor
Listed under Automotive Upholstery

Complete Book of Sewing
by Deni Bown
(Hardcover)

Costume Construction
by Katherine Strand-Evans (Spiral-bound)

Dating Fabrics: A Color Guide 1800-1960
by Eileen Trestain
(Hardcover)
 

Draping for Fashion Design (3rd Edition)
by Hilde Jaffe, Nurie Relis
Paperback from Prentice Hall
 
Draping for Apparel Design
Draping for Apparel Design
by Helen Joseph-Armstrong
Hardcover from Fairchild Pubns
 
Cutting and Draping Special Occasion Clothes : Designs For Eveningwear and Partywear
by Dawn Cloake
Paperback from Batsford
 
Hearts Aplenty
by Lynda Milligan, Nancy Smith
(Paperback)

Kwik Sew's Sewing for Toddlers
by Kerstin Martensson
(Paperback)

Kwik Sews: Sewing for Children
by Kerstin Martensson
(Paperback)

Kwik Sew's Beautiful Lingerie
by Kersten Martensson
(Paperback)

High-Fashion Sewing Secrets from the World's Best Designers: A Step-By-Step Guide to Sewing Stylish Seams, Buttonholes, Pockets, Collars, Hems, and m
by Claire B. Shaeffer
(Hardcover)

Power Sewing: Step-By-Step
by Sandra Betzina
(Spiral-bound)

Fabric Savvy: The Essential Guide for Every Sewer
by Sandra Betzina, et al
(Spiral-bound)

Fast Fit: Easy Pattern Alterations for Every Figure
by Sandra Betzina (Spiral-bound)

Easy Guide to Sewing Blouses (Sewing Companion Library Series)
by Connie Long
(Paperback)

Mary Frances Sewing Book: Includes 33 Sewing Projects for 16' Dolls
by Jane Eayre Fryer, et al
(Paperback)

Memory on Cloth: Shibori Now
by Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada
(Hardcover)

Kwik Sew's Beautiful Lingerie
by Kersten Martensson
(Paperback)

Pattern Cutting for Lingerie, Beachwear & Leisurewear
by Ann Haggar
(Paperback)
 

Patternmaking for Fashion Design (3rd Edition)
by Helen Joseph Armstrong
This quintessential guide to patternmaking offers comprehensive coverage, clear illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions, providing users with all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity. Covers the three steps in the development of design patternsódart manipulation, added fullness, and contouringówith a central theme that all designs are based on one, or more of these three major patternmaking and design principles. Includes a fashion sketch for each project with an analysis of the design, and focuses on pattern plot and manipulation for developing the patterns. Illustrates several methods for knock-offs, and dedicates new sections on fitting corrections for the basic pattern set and the four pant foundation; menswear; patternmaking for bias-cut garments; revised drafting instructions and standard measurement charts; how to modify the bodice to fit the different sizes of bust cups; constructed support for strapless designs, and more. Presents additional and more challenging design projects for the advanced reader. For dressmakers, home sewers, manufacturing companies, and professionals in fashion design and fashion merchandising. The Publisher
Hardcover: 821 pages
Prentice Hall; ISBN: 0321034236; 3 edition (December 22, )
 
Lingerie Secrets: Sew a Perfect Fit for Every Body
by Jan Bones
(Paperback)

101 Essential Tips: Basic Sewing
by Chris Jefferys (Editor), et al
(Paperback)

Sandra Betzina Sews for Your Home: Pillows, Window Treatments, Bed Linens, Table Coverings, Kids' Accessories
by Sandra Betzina, Debbie Valentine
(Spiral-bound)
 

Secrets for Successful Sewing: Techniques for Mastering Your Sewing Machine and Serger
by Barbara Weiland
Book Description:
Secrets for Successful Sewing teaches home sewers how to get the most from their machines-regardless of brand or age. Included is a comprehensive look at machines and their accessories, an A-to-Z directory and instructions for the most popular serger and sewing machine techniques, and insider information for using all the features on a machine. From Battenberg lace to serger heirloom techniques, readers will find hundreds of easy and creative ideas to try at home. 
Paperback from Rodale Press
 
Sew Crazy With Decorative Threads & Stitches
by Alice Kolb
Paperback from American Quilters Society

Sew Fast Sew Easy: All You Need to Know When You Start to Sew
by Elissa K. Meyrich
(Paperback)

Sewing For Dummies®
by Janice S. Saunders, Jan Saunders
(Paperback)

Sewing for Baby
by Kerstin Martensson
(Paperback)
 

Sewing Secrets from the Fashion Industry
Sewing Secrets from the Fashion Industry: Proven Methods to Help You Sew Like the Pros (Rodale Sewing Book)
by Susan Huxley
Hundreds of clear photos, excellent step-by-step instructions, dozens of trade secrets from industry experts, and an A-to-Z approach make this one of the outstanding guides on the subject. Besides wonderful coverage of equipment choices and construction techniques, there is terrific information on altering commercial patterns to customize every detail for individual figure specifics, making a muslin, working with various fabric and interfacing types, and layout and cutting. This is an essential addition to any novice's sewing library; the more-experienced garment maker will also find it a very useful reference. --Amy Handy - Amazon.com
Paperback from Rodale Press
 
Simplicity's Simply the Best Sewing Book
by Anne Marie Soto (Editor), Martha Vaughan (Illustrator)
(Spiral-bound)

Upholstery Basics (Singer Sewing Reference Library)
by The Editors of Creative Publishing international, Singer
Paperback - 128 pages
Creative Publishing international; ISBN: 0865733198

Sewing Lingerie (Singer Sewing Reference Library)
by The Editors of Creative Publishing international, Singer
(Paperback - October 1991)
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Sewing Machine Fun (I'll Teach Myself : 1)
by Nancy Smith
(Paperback)
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