Sewing without a Pattern Ficarotta 1972 Submitter: I’m teen librarian working in a public library in [Louisiana] and I have been weeding our teen nonfiction section and separating it from the adult nonfiction. I’ve come across many awful books, but
McCall’s Sewing Book 1963 This book was a really good choice and probably could have lasted for longer than most books. The details are good and illustrations are helpful. It does not take into consideration more modern fabrics and the
Menswear Everything about Sewing Vogue 1972 I know everyone is running to get some info on how to make that stylin’ suit on the cover. The ultra wide tie really pulls it all together. (Sidenote: I believe there is a
American Denim: A New Folk Art Beagle 1975 Jeans aren’t just some groovy pants, they are art! This is one of those books that isn’t necessarily awful. The point of this book is to show design/art with denim. That’s cool.
Fun and Fancy Jackets and Vests Folk Art Using No-Sew Applique 1995 Tired of the cardigan? Try a snazzy vest to jazz up the library! These are FUN and FANCY! How can you not love it? No Sew applique is
It’s easy to sew Men’s Wear Martensson 1971 It was the cover of this book that got me laughing. The styles! These guys look like they are headed out to some neighborhood swinging cocktail party for a key exchange. Maybe
Sewing for Men and Boys Simplicity Pattern Corp 1973 Time to get groovy with your sewing machine! The 1970s come alive for all the men in your life. Casual wear to a snappy suit can be yours with this sewing book. I will
Alchemy Arts: Recycling is Chic MacKay and Jennings 2010 This book was recently weeded from a medium sized public library for a complete lack of check-outs. It’s not awful, exactly, but definitely a little weird. The examples are described in general