Clothing from the Hands That Weave by Anita Luvera Mayer

Handwoven, Tailor made by Sharon Alderman and Kathryn Wertenberger

Designing to Weave & Sew by Jean Scorgie (ebook from Weaving Today)

Easy Guide to Sewing Top & T-Shirts, Skirts, & Pants by Marcy Tilton & Lynn MacIntyre

1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts & Tips, Top-Rated Favorites from Sewing Fans  
                              and Master Teachers,, by Deepika Prakash

Design & Sew it Yourself, Lois Ericson and Diane Ericson Frode
                             (as of July 2017, 33 new and used copies available on Amazon)

Happy Endings – Finishing the Edges of Your Quilt by Mimi Dietrich
                              (continuous cut bias binding) Kindle or paperback is available on Amazon

              Weave, Knit, Wear– for rigid -heddle (and other) weavers by Judith Shangold

Do's and Don'ts of Cleaning your Sewing Machine

SEW-lutions: Educational articles in pdf format. Covers all aspects of sewing, from beginner and learning to sew instructions to advanced sewing techniques. The Guidelines project is ongoing and new Guidelines are added on a regular basis. For sewers of all levels.

Bound and Hong Kong Seam Finishes  This download is 11.340.

  "Sewing with Handwoven Fabrics", Daryl Lancaster, November 2012, pg 40-45.
                              Wet-finishing, fusible interfacing as an underlining, cutting & sewing techniques, etc.
"Designer Details" (turned facing and binding seam allowances with silk), Jacque
                              Goldsmith, July 2013, pg 56-61.

Touch of Gold Sheer Weight fusible interfacing. 100% polyester, designed for silk and other fine fabrics
(available online and in finer fabric stores) To find a dealer, visit: 

Pellon SK 135 Sheer Knit fusible interfacing (available at JoAnn Fabrics)

SewKeysE: Fusible Seam Extremely fine woven and knit stay tape: ivory, white and black; ½", 1" and 1¼" wide.

To fuse large pieces of handwoven cloth:

Master Yarn Chart:
               Resources>Tips & Tricks>Master Yarn Chart

Independent Pattern Designers
Sewing Workshop & Shapes Patterns:
               Revisions Patterns (Diane Ericson): 
Fashion in Harmony, Geometric method for bias-cut design:              (fabrics for bias-cut)

Sewing Pattern Alteration and Fitting Articles:

Pattern Alteration: PDF file of information from the University of New Mexico Cooperative Extension. This article is the solution to when, how and where to make pattern adjustments and understanding those pattern adjustments.

Search for something specific, for example "Tissue Fitting a Pattern" or "How to Create Patterns from Your Own Clothing"

               YouTube channel, 229 videos!

Hard Press: (Laura Fry demos how to hard press)

Ideas and Inspiration:
Santa Fe Weaving Gallery:
Asiatica (women's clothing):

Pattern Drafting Software

Woven Labels

Wardrobe Refashion: How-to Make Your Dress Form Look Like You (Only Better)

Fashion Design 101: How to Manipulate Darts on a Bodice for Princess Seams

Tailor's ham and sleeve roll, free patterns:

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