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Where to get fabric, supplies, and recommended additional reading for this issue.


Girl Charlee: This online fabric shop has an unusually vast selection of knits, many of which could be used to make the Aberdeen top. This online retailer is the resource for the forest green rayon knit seen on Aberdeen in this issue.

Denver Fabrics: Our source for the rose pink cotton jersey featured on Aberdeen this month.

Harts Fabric: A good selection of both knits and wovens, such as the lattice-print sateen featured on Osaka.


The Fleece to Fiber Sourcebook: A visual encyclopedia of animal-based fibers, packed with information and research on the qualities of yarn and fabric from a wide variety of species and breeds.

More Fabric Savvy: Sandra Betzina’s easy-to-use guide to sewing a variety of fabric types.

Sewing Materials: A vintage book from The Woman’s Institute Library of Dressmaking that covers a variety of fiber types and fabrics used in dressmaking. Though some names are outdated and some fabrics now difficult to find, it is a detailed resource on classic fabrics used in apparel.

Easy Guide to Sewing Linings: Though out of print, this brief and specialized book can help you learn to make reversible linings, as well as more traditional variations.


Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote and Zipper Pouch: A free online class that provides a simple introduction to reversible techniques.

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