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thomy's picture

I'd like to know what books sewers reference.  I am not a beginner but not advanced either.  I would like q go to reference for hemming, seamfinishing, seam binding, tips, tricks, instructions etc.  Love to hear your thoughts!  Thanks,

lou19's picture

I must admit to owning 100's (post #35316, reply #1 of 3)

I must admit to owning 100's of books on sewing and fashion.

For dressmaking my 4 most turned to books are.......

Susan Khalje Bridal Couture, 

Carol Ahles  Fine machine sewing,

Vogue sewing book,

Singer sewing for special occasions.

thomy's picture

Thanks, I think I'll try the (post #35316, reply #2 of 3)

Thanks, I think I'll try the Singer.

lou19's picture

If you don't mind second hand (post #35316, reply #3 of 3)

If you don't mind second hand books, many titles cost just a few pence plus postage from amazon sellers. Cheaper than buying a magazine.