Book List Part Two

Welcome back! Today, we are going to feature more books that will be great for you to read and consult this summer. Those that love to sew will find that these books are great for all different kinds of things. There are even a few books for holiday patterns, kids crafts and more!

Sewing Book List | Fabric in Portland 

  • Sew Retro: 25 Vintage-Inspired Projects for the Modern Girl & A Stylish History of the Sewing Revolution by Judi Ketteler
  • Sew Serendipity: Fresh and Pretty Designs to Make and Wear
  • Sew U Home Stretch: The Built by Wendy Guide to Sewing Knit Fabrics by Wendy Mullin
  • Sew What! Bags by Lexie Barnes
  • Sewing for Boys by Shelly Figueroa and Karen LePage
  • Simple Modern Sewing: 8 Basic Patterns to Create 25 Favorite Garments by Shufu To Seikatsu Sha
  • Simple Sewing for Baby by Lotta Jansdotter
  • Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon
  • Stitch Savvy by Deborah Moebes
  • Stitch the Halls! 12 Decorations to Make for Christmas by Sophie Simpson
  • Stitched Gifts by Jessica Marquez
  • Stuffed Animals: From Concept to Construction by Abigail Patner Glassenberg
  • Stylish Dress Book: Clothing for Everyday Wear by Yoshiko Tsukiori
  • Stylish Dress Book: clothing for everyday wear by Yoshiko Tsukiori
  • Stylish Dress Book: Simple Smocks, Dresses and Tops by Yoshiko Tsukiori
  • Stylish Dress Book: Wear with Freedom by Yoshiko Tsukiori
  • Stylish Skirts: 23 Simple Designs to Flatter Every Figure by Sato Watanabe
  • Sweet Dress Book by Yoshiko Tsukiori
  • Sweet Dress Book: 23 Dresses of Pattern Arrangement by Yoshiko Tsukiori         
  • Sweet Nothings: Handmade Camis, Undies & Other Unmentionables by Valerie Van Arsdale Shrader
  • The Artful Parent by Jean Van’t Hul
  • The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook by Nora Abousteit with Alison Kelly
  • The Colette Sewing Handbook by Sarai Mitnick
  • The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
  • The Gentle Art of Domesticity by Jane Brocket
  • The Little Spark by Carrie Bloomston
  • The Party Dress Book: How to Sew the Best Dress in the Room by Mary Adams
  • The Sewing Machine Attachment Handbook by Charlene Phillips
  • The Sewing Machine Classroom by Charlene Phillips
  • The Sewtionary by Tasia St. Germaine
  • The Vintage Pattern Selector: The Sewer's Guide to Choosing & Using Retro Styles by Jo Barnfield
  • Twinkle Sews: 25 Handmade Fashions from the Runway to Your Wardrobe by Wenlan Chia
  • We Make Dolls! by Jenny Doh
  • Zakka Style by Rashida Coleman-Hale 

Do you love to refer to a certain sewing book for inspiration or ideas? If so, let us know what it is. We love learning about new reading material! Also, be sure to visit back with our next blog post to learn more about other books you can read, as well!

Josephine's Dry Goods | Fabric in Portland

Josephine’s Dry Goods was founded in hopes of inspiring designers. We pride ourselves on the fact that we’ve been offering the finest, highest quality fabric in Portland to patrons since 1976. Our commitment to providing the finest textiles offered all over the world is what keeps us going. We are excited to continue to offer you the following:

  • Liberty of London Fabric (lawn fabric & poplins, silks, jerseys, wools & twills)
  • Creative trim
  • Distinctive ribbons
  • French laces
  • Inspiring knits
  • Italian wools
  • Japanese cotton fabric and denim
  • Luxurious fabric blends
  • Scrumptious silks
  • The world’s finest linens
  • Unique buttons
  • The best fabric in Portland

If you’re looking to find sample garments, couture clothing services and more, contact Josephine’s Dry Goods. You’ll fall in love with the fabrics we have readily available for you! To find out more about our prices and production schedule, be sure to call soon!

Missed other blogs in this series? Visit them below:

  • Book List Part One
  • Book List Part Two
  • Book List Part Three