Several times per year the Children's Hospital holds a fundraising booksale and we usually drop by to see what's for offer. I found some very useful sewing books this time round.
I have heard great things about David Coffin's Shirtmaking.
I liked the colours on the cover of the Spring/Summer 2007 knitsimple magazine (as Barbara said, I crave colour like an old sailor with scurvy. Barbara has great tips and she understands winter. ) and some of the patterns in the June 1996 Burda magazine look interesting.
I also picked up some other reference material