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
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.
Historic Costume Collections
FIDM Museum and Galleries
Other Lovely Independent Pattern Companies
Colette Patterns- Modern Patterns with a Vintage Twist
Edelweiss Patterns- Inspired by The Sound of Music
Eva Dress- Vintage Reproductions from the 1800s til the 1950s
New Vintage Lady- Plus Size Vintage Reproductions from 1900s til the1940s
Sense & Sensibility- Patterns for Women & Children from the 18th Century to the1940s
Sewaholic- Lovely Modern Patterns Designed for the Pear Shaped Figure
Truly Victorian- Fabulous patterns from the 1830s til1900s.