Just a few of my favorite links and blogs.

Sewing How-To:  Grading and Pattern Sizing

How to Resize a Pattern– Sense and Sensibility Patterns

Making Sense of Pattern Grading– Threads

Vintage Pattern Sizing– Gertie’s Blog for Better Sewing

Sewing How-To: Technique

Demystifying Sleeve Ease- Casey’s Elegant Musings

Dressmaking Research

Helpful Links for Bust Alterations– Gertie’s Blog for Better Sewing

Pattern Alteration– Digitally remastered vintage booklet

Swing Dress Sew-A-Long– Casey’s Elegant Musings.  Great step by step for those new to vintage sewing.

Sewing How-To: Vintage Patterns

Dating Vintage Sewing Patterns- Cemetarian

Reading Vintage Patterns- New Vintage Lady

Vintage Pattern Primer– Casey’s Elegant Musings

Working with Vintage Patterns– Threads

Blogs- Mostly vintage and historical costume sewing.

American Duchess

By Gum By Golly

Casey’s Elegant Musings

Chez Jenny La Fleur

The Costumers Closet

The Dreamstress

The Fashionable Past

Fashioning Beau Brummel

Festive Attyre

The Girl with the Star Spangled Heart

Hats from History

Historical Sewing

How to be a Retronaut

I’ll Take the Snap out of your Garters

Isis’ Wardrobe

The Lady of Portland House

Madame Modiste

Miss Emmaline’s Postcards

My Sewing Happy Place

My Vintage Vogue

New Vintage Lady

New Vintage Wardrobe

Pintuck Style, Vintage Fashion

Sew Retro

Tea with the Vintage Baroness

This Old Life

Three Hours Past the Edge of the World

Time Traveling in Costume

Tuppence Ha’penny

V is for Vintage Blog

The Vintage Traveller

Wacky Tacky

Historic Costume
FIDM Museum and Galleries