Wednesday, March 20, 2013


I just signed the petition "Restore funding to the military tuition assistance program." on

It's important. Will you sign it too? Here's the link:


Friday, March 1, 2013

Sewing Books I'm Using and Reading

 Sewing Books I'm Using and Reading

Here is some photos of the lovely sewing books I am presently using, reading or intend to use in the near future. Also, I would like to note that I am a sewing book enthusiast and will probably need to seek help for this problem in the near future. Hahahah...

Starting from the top photo at the top of the books I will list the books and author if you wish to check on these for your self.

1. "The Dressmaker's Technique Bible" A complete guide to fashion sewing by Lorna Knight May be purchased here:

2. "Hat Shop" 25 Project to sew, from Practical to Fascinating. By Susanne Woods May be purchased here:

3. "ShapeShape" Sewing Clothing Patterns to wear Multiple Ways. Natsuno Hiraiwa  May be purchased here:

4. "Sewing Bits & Pieces" 35 projects using fabric scraps. by Sandi Henderson May be purchased here:

5. "Sewn by Hand" two dozen projects stitched with needle & thread. by Susan Wasinger May be purchased here:

6. "Couture Sewing Technique" Revised & Updated  by Claire B Shaeffer May be purchased here:

7. "One-Yard Wonders" 101 sewing project to be made with one yard of fabric. by Rebecca Yaker & Patricia Hoskins may be purchased here:

8. "Amy Butler's Little stitches for little ones" 20 keepsake projects for baby and mom. May be purchased here:

9. "The Burdastyle Sewing Handbook" 15 creative projects & master patterns. By Nora Abousteit with Alison Kelly. May be purchased here:

10. "Burdastyle Sewing Vintage Modern" Mastering Iconic Looks from the 1920's to 1980's. 19 creative projects with master patterns. May be purchased here:

11. "Gertie's New Book For Better Sewing" A modern guide to couture-style sewing using basic vintage techniques. by Gretchen Hirsch  May be purchased here:

12. "The Colette Sewing Handbook" Inspired Styles and Classic Techniques for the New Seamstress. Includes 5 Exclusive patterns from Colette Patterns. By Sarai Mitnick  May be purchased here:

13. "Sewing Clothes Kids Love" 10 Full size Sewing patterns & instructions for boys and girls outfits. by Nancy J. S. Langdon & Sabine Pollehn may be purchased here:

I wish you luck on not becoming a collector of sewing books as I have! If your already hooked then your in good company. Enjoy the books and keep sewing with a smile!