As much as I love to sew and stitch, I can't always be doing one of those two things. Sometimes I need to just relax with a good book. But reading a book that includes some aspect of one of my favorite pastimes, well that's a real treat. Of course, you could check these suggestions out on audio books and have the best of both worlds! Thanks to the wonderful sewing community on Facebook and on Instagram, I have some wonderful suggestions for you that include both fiction and non-fiction, as well as some fun reads for the younger budding sewist in your life.
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Fiction Books that have a Sewing Theme:
So let's start with fiction. In no particular order, first up we have The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier. Set in the early 1850s, Honor has emigrated to Ohio and finds the adjustment difficult. Her one solace is the making of quilts while she gets caught up in helping runaway slaves traveling through Ohio to Canada. Chevalier has also written