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Posted on: 1/30/10 1:51 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people   Very Helpful by 8 people   
I have found several out-of-print books related to sewing at www.abebooks.com. As I was reading a book review here (Encyclopedia of Sewing Techniques) I checked to see if it was available at that site and it was- for $5.63 so yes, I ordered it! The books are usually used but I care more about the content than the appearance. I recently found 2 Claire Schaeffer books there- both dedicated to nothing but pockets and I quickly saw that they will become great design tools for me in the future. So if you haven't been able to find a book in the usual places try abebooks.com. They even have old issues of Threads magazine- I just came across one from 1989!

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Princess Aurora said... (7/3/10 6:35 PM) Reply
FABULOUS! Found a book that is sold out everywhere here!
harleysistert said... (3/28/10 10:25 PM) Reply
Thanks for the idea!
j222b said... (1/30/10 2:38 PM) Reply
I'll take a sewing-book-look. Thanks!
sosoatsewing said... (1/30/10 10:51 AM) Reply
ABE is agreat site! ABE uses software that links it's site to numerous booksellers and their inventories. You can usually find any type of book here, Great review!
 
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