- Gertie has sound advice on "Building a Better Sewing Library." I love most of the books she cites (especially the one above, which I purchased on her recommendation and have already put to good use) and list a few other favorites in the comments. I think I may have failed to mention I am book-obsessed--despite a recent series of purges, I have over 1,600 squeezed into my Brooklyn apartment.
- The Colette Patterns blog suggests contrast fabric dresses as a method of using up those not-quite-big-enough fabric pieces.
- The Selfish Seamstress answers questions about her amazing Jalie jeans.
- Yours truly finally joined the Sew Retro blog after years of wistful lurking and details her (um, my) hunt for non-tent-like vintage maternity patterns.
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