Bookshelf

Here is a list of all the sewing/costuming related books and patterns I own.
I plan to write reviews for afew of them but this will take some time.. If you want to know something about one of the books please feel free to send me a message!

Books

  • Patterns of Fashion 1 – Janet Arnold
  • Patterns of Fashion 2 – Janet Arnold
  • Patterns of Fashion 3 – Janet Arnold
  • Patterns of Fashion 4 – Janet Arnold
  • Patterns of Fashion 5 – Janet Arnold, Jenny Tiramani & Luca Costigliolo
  • The Tudor Tailor – Ninya Mikhaila, Jane Malcolm-Davies
  • The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Dressmaking – Lauren Stowell, Abby Cox
  • The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Beauty – Lauren Stowell, Abby Cox
  • Creating Historical Clothes – Elizabeth Friendship
  • Corsets – Jill Salen
  • Vintage Lingerie – Jill Salen
  • The Cut of Women’s Clothes – Nora Waugh
  • Making Edwardian Costumes for Women- Suzanne Rowland
  • Costume Close-Up – Linda Baumgarten, John Watson
  • Fashion – Kyoto Costume Institute
  • Kostümgeschichte (Complete Costume History) – Auguste Racinet
  • Wörterbuch des Kostüms und der Mode – Claudia Wisniewski
  • Seventeenth Century Women’s Dress Patterns: Book Two – Susan North
  • Structuring Fashion – Bayrisches Nationalmuseum
  • Figurinen nach alten Schnittbüchern – Stadtmuseum Linz
  • Christian Dior History & Modernity 1947-1957 – Alexandra Palmer

Patterns

  • #100 Ladies’ Victorian Underwear 1840 – 1900 – Laughing Moon Mercantile
  • TV101 Petticoat with Wire Bustle – Truly Victorian
  • TV261-R 1885 Four-Gore Underskirt – Truly Victorian
  • TV460 Cuirass Bodice – Truly Victorian
  • NP400 Empire Kurzmieder (Short Stays) – Nehelenia Patterns
  • NP403 Luisenkleid (Queen Luise’s Dress) – Nehelenia Patterns
  • B4254 Butterick (Stays)
  • B5832 Butterick (Dress)
  • B4790 Retro ’52 Butterick (Dress)
  • 7779 Butterick (Dress – Vintage)
  • 3362 Simplicity (Blouse – Vintage)
  • 2853 Simplicity (Pants – Vintage)
  • 1297 Simplicity (Dress – Vintage)
  • Various patterns from Black Snail Patterns