If you're like me you like finding a bargain but when it comes to ordering online, you hesitate unless you know the company or know someone who has had a consumer experience with that company. Read about my personal experience when I placed an order at pillowflex.com for pillow forms that were much less expensive than anything I could buy locally.
Find out about Stylish Dress Book by Yoshiko Tsukiori and make an educated decision before you buy. You don't always have to thumb through an entire book to decide if it is something that should be added to your library of sewing books.
Altering clothes off the rack, can be done and you can either make money sewing the alterations or save money by making your own alterations. Learn where to find the best information to alter ready-to-wear clothing here.
Is it worthwhile to buy an iron on transfer pencil? You'll find my opinion and experiments here.
Book Review of Sew Teen -- Make Your Own Cool Clothes by Sheila Zent. If you have teens and have been spending a fortune on patterns, you will want to see this book.