I have purchased books at estate sales, or tag sales and used book stores. These older books are very charming, and I have learned some valuable techniques from them.
|Why is this woman so happy?|
|Ooooops, Fashion Faux Pas! ala 1985|
But, there are numerous pages of explanations on how to recreate details from era's past.
This book has given me many creative ideas over the years!
I frequently acquaint my students with www.half.com This is a web site that consistently has books that I am looking for at unbelievably low prices! It is a good place to start a search for sewing books.
For some of us happiness is a nice little sewing library!