Suggested Resources

general sewing

General Sewing

Beginning and advanced books for sewing garments and accessories
pattern making

Pattern Making

Beginning and advanced draping, drafting, and flat pattern techniques

fashion design

Fashion Design

Books on the business of fashion, history, sourcing, sketching, and portfolios

theatrical costume

Theatrical Costume

Books on costume design, millinery, pattern making, and history of costume

books for sheer joy

Books for Sheer Joy

Some of my most favorite books on iconic designers and pattern makers

couture sewing

Couture Sewing

Books on couture sewing for formal wear, bridal wear and tailoring

apparel industry

Apparel Industry

Books on apparel product development, grading, and manufacturing

sewing for profit

Sewing for Profit

Books on running a sewing-related business and how to make a profit