When it comes to books about sewing, there are literally hundreds of titles to chose from. Everything from sewing basics, advanced sewing techniques, books for beginners, even books that teach kids how to sew. Here are some of the top picks that are sure to advance both your sewing skills and your enjoyment of one the most popular hobbies in the world.
A quality offering from the publishers of Reader’s Digest, the New Complete Guide to Sewing is your one-stop source for everything you need to know to make your own clothing. Well-written and understandable to beginners and intermediate sewers alike. Includes plenty of descriptive illustrations.
Sewing 911 is an appropriate title for a great book to have on hand for your sewing emergencies. Every sewer, no matter their skill level, can end up with a finished product that just doesn’t look right. This book is loaded with practical tips and ideas to fix just about any problem that arises.
There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to make a mass-produced pattern fit your unique body. Fast Fit is the book you need to help make the necessary pattern adjustments that will help you create a custom tailored look to your clothing projects.
Vogue Sewing is one of the best general reference books about sewing that everyone who sews will appreciate and refer to often. Informative and lavishly illustrated, this standard reference book has every important topic covered – from sewing basics for beginners to advanced fitting techniques for more advanced sewers.