Digital Changeling > Sewing

One of my favorite hobbies is costume making. I especially enjoy working on historical costumes and corsets. More recently I've sewn and altered modern clothing because I don't have the space and time for big historic projects.

Over the time that I've been making clothes I've had to learn a variety of interesting techniques. I never appreciated how much sewing a french seam or making one's own facing can transport a piece of clothing from crappy to professional looking before I started actually doing things like that. Those little details can make for much nicer and much more durable clothes.

I found the following books very helpful in learning to make generally higher quality clothes: