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The Bachelor Girl's Guide to Everything
3.40
Originally published in 1916, this little book gives very down to earth advice for any young girl leaving home to live and work on her own. Loved the...more
Sep 04, 2013
Sep 04, 2013
 
Things For Little Girls To Sew
2.00
Cute children's sewing book to accompany the 60's Singer sewing machine manufactured for children (wish I could find one!). Very basic sewing instruct...more
Jul 10, 2013
Jul 10, 2013
 
Simply Sewing
3.00
A pretty basic how-to sewing book. I think a kid would need a bit more instruction and information than this book provides. A kid would definitely nee...more
Mar 28, 2011
Mar 28, 2011
 
Pull Yourself Together, Baby!
5.00
This is a HILARIOUS little book dedicated to teaching you how to improve your personality. The author affectionately refers to the readers as "babies"...more
Sep 28, 2009
Sep 28, 2009
 
Needlepoint Book: 303 Stitiches with Patterns and Projects
4.38
A really comprehensive book cataloging hundreds of needlepoint stitches with black and white photos of each stitch as well as clear illustrations. Thi...more
Aug 2013
Aug 01, 2013
 
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: Underwear and Lingerie (Part 1)
4.00
Wonderful period illustrations and descriptions of the different types of underwear and lingerie worn C.1920. Instructions given for cutting and const...more
Jul 15, 2013
Jul 15, 2013
 
Quick and Easy Patchwork on the Sewing Machine
2.00
The patterns in this book are all based on traditional blocks, and you can create a quilt with just one block or make a sampler quilt using one of eac...more
Jul 25, 2014
Jul 22, 2014
 
Patchwork
2.50
Originally published in 1980 in England, the author describes paper piecing as the "English" way to create quilts, and names the technique of machine...more
Jul 11, 2014
Jul 10, 2014
 
When Words Matter Most: Thoughtful Words and Deeds to Express Just the Right Thing at Just the Right Time
4.12
There are good quotes in this book as well as very helpful samples of what to write in certain situations - such as a wedding, an illness, or death. T...more
Dec 2007
Dec 07, 2007
 
Designing With Color: How The Language Of Color Works And How To Manipulate It In Your Graphic Designs
3.00
A pretty interesting read for someone coming from a fine arts background. I enjoyed all the little color "tricks" marketers use in order to catch your...more
Apr 04, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
 
100 Pretty Little Projects: Pincushions, Potholders, Purses, Pillows & More
3.22
Great little book full of cute projects! This would make a great gift for a beginning sewer or even an intermediate stitcher. Projects of all kinds fr...more
Oct 06, 2012
Oct 06, 2012
 
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: Aprons and Caps
5.00
One of my most favorite books for historic apron reference, many styles are represented for the time period and includes instructions for cutting and...more
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
 
Woman's Institute Library of Dressmaking - Children and Misses' Garments
4.00
Totally adorable illustrations of children's clothing and fashion C.1920. Very general information regarding cutting of patterns, information is given...more
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
 
Clotilde's Sew Smart
3.92
Yes! I like this book, it's a solid garment construction guidebook with great information on tools, techniques, and tips. I would recommend it to anyo...more
Jul 30, 2013
Jul 30, 2013
 
Ladies' Home Journal Art of Homemaking
4.50
This is a great book! Probably not for everyone, but as a new homemaker, this really helped me to get a handle on housework. Great advice on how to ma...more
Sep 05, 2009
Sep 05, 2009
 
Tokyo: A Certain Style
4.28
This is really a great little book for getting an inside view of how some people live in Tokyo. These are small apartments, and there is a lot of maki...more
Mar 25, 2013
Aug 22, 2012
 
Practical Home Economics
4.00
A great primer in Home Ec focusing mainly on food, recipes, and menus. A few wonderful colorplates of mission style decorating. And, great recipies th...more
Sep 14, 2010
Sep 14, 2010
 
Color Index
3.92
A great little resource book on color combinations. I spent an entire evening flipping through the book! Love how it is organized in chapters focusing...more
Apr 14, 2013
Apr 04, 2013
 
The Art of Sewing: Traditional Favorites
4.00
I'm not big on "Time-Life" book series, but this is actually a great sewing book. I thrifted this one, and now will keep my eye open for the rest of t...more
Oct 28, 2009
Oct 28, 2009
 
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: Underwear and Lingerie (Part 2)
4.00
Part 2 of a 2 part book series on cutting and constructing underwear and lingerie. Great period illustrations and descriptions of the types of underga...more
Jul 15, 2013
Jul 15, 2013
 
Better Homes and Gardens Stitchery and Crafts
3.00
A pile of funky mid-1960's crafts all in one book. Great large color photos, although sometimes the craft directions are short and don't include a lot...more
Dec 16, 2013
Nov 20, 2013
 
The Sewing Bible: A Modern Manual of Practical and Decorative Sewing Techniques
4.07
This is a fabulous volume for beginners or intermediate sewers who want to learn more. The lessons are basic, but are clear and well illustrated with...more
Feb 24, 2010
Feb 24, 2010
 
Dresses (Part 2)
3.00
Part 2 of a two part home sewing course in dress construction including final examination questions. An interesting look at the details of dress const...more
Jul 09, 2013
Jul 09, 2013
 
How to Lay Out a Pattern and Cut
3.00
A very basic booklet for sewing a garment from a commercial pattern. Great little funky illustrations in this book, I like it more for the pictures th...more
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
 
49 Sensational Skirts: Creative Embellishment Ideas For One-of-a-kind Designs
3.22
I really enjoyed looking through all the different versions of the basic skirt pattern the author created for this book. Alison shares great informati...more
Apr 18, 2011
Mar 28, 2011
 
Dresses (Part 1)
3.00
Part 1 of a two part home sewing course in dress construction including final examination questions. An interesting look at the details of dress const...more
Jul 09, 2013
Jul 09, 2013
 
Hostess with the Mostest: A Galaxy of Retro Recipes
3.00
Entertaining mix of vitage pictures and recipes. This book was a gift, and although I wouldn't have picked it up myself, I did enjoy leafing through i...more
Sep 14, 2010
Sep 14, 2010
 
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: Maternity and Infants' Garments
4.00
An interesting look at maternity fashions of the times and a peek into what baby wore. I like the book more for the illustrations than the sewing inst...more
Jul 11, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
 
How To Make Dresses The Modern Singer Way
4.00
Nice little sewing book with brief information about sewing techniques geared towards garment sewing. Great vintage illustrations from the 20's in thi...more
Jul 09, 2013
Jul 09, 2013
 
The Perfect Patchwork Primer
4.11
Ironically, this book published in 1973 was one of the first "new" books on the subject written that included new techniques of the day. The author de...more
May 2014
Apr 28, 2014
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