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Simply Sewing

Simply Sewing Issue 24

Simply Sewing is a practical magazine for makers who sew, or would like to start sewing. Its contemporary look and feel, fresh attitude and ideas, beautiful photography and inspiring projects will have you behind the sewing machine from the get-go! Digital editions do not include paper gifts

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United Kingdom
言語:
English
出版社:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
刊行頻度:
Monthly
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simply sewing fresh ideas with fabric

We can hardly believe it, the year is almost up! But before we get ready to party our way into 2017 we’re indulging in a little bit of hygge (the Danish concept of living well and living simply). We’re spending more time in the kitchen cooking up hearty meals, learning the art of shibori fabric dyeing and keeping our hands cosy in mittens refashioned from old jumpers. We think you’ll agree sewing can enrich our lives in so many ways, and we can’t wait to get started on another year. #simplysewingmag…

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contributors

KAJSA KINSELLA Kajsa is originally from Sweden and now lives in Ireland. She has published two craft books, Nordicana and Sew Scandinavian, and launched her own home collection in 2015. Make her practical pocket-front apron on page 81. TILLY WALNES Tilly’s company, Tilly and the Buttons, creates step-by-step patterns and teaches workshops in London and online. She is also the author of award-winning book, Love at First Stitch. She shares her hygge approach to sewing on page 52. JENNY RUSHMORE Jenny started out blogging about her sewing projects at www.cashmerette.com, and now designs her own pattern collection specifically made for curves in sizes 12-28 and cup sizes C-H under the brand name Cashmerette. She shares her favourite ever finished project on page 98. JESSICA ENTWISTLE Jessica inherited her love of fabric, colour and sewing from her mother,…

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CLEVER CLEO Tilly and the Buttons’ new pattern, the Cleo dungaree dress, is perfect for indulging our love of layering at this time of year – just add a snuggly jumper and woollen tights! It’s the first Tilly and the Buttons design to be launched as a kit as well as a printed pattern, with all you need to make a Cleo – and we’ve got one to give away! Enter at www.simplysewingmag.com, and find the kit (£40) and pattern (£12) at shop.tillyandthebuttons.com JERSEY SURE If we can’t have a duvet day, we can at least dress for comfort in jersey with Sew Over It’s new pdf pattern, the Heather Dress, designed for knit fabrics. It’s got a flattering panelled bodice, concealed in-seam pockets and three sleeve lengths to suit all seasons. Pdf…

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inspiring books

CREATIVE LEATHER JEWELRY Christina Anton (£24.99, Lark) Christina Anton, of Boo and Boo Factory in Chicago, shows you the basic techniques for shaping, stamping, cutting, dyeing, painting and sewing leather for creating unique handmade leather jewellery, with 21 inspiring contemporary projects to try. www.thegmcgroup.com WALK Jacquie Gering (£20.99, Lucky Spool Media) Jacquie Gering shares her tips, tricks and techniques for mastering quilting with a walking foot, from preparing the quilt to preventing puckers, as well as the need-to-know types of walking-foot quilting. www.searchpress.com MAKE SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL: COLORING IN THE MAXIMALIST STYLE Bari J. (£14.99, Sterling) Artist and fabric designer Bari J. believes that more is more when it comes to colour and pattern, which makes her bold new colouring book a joy to get creative with. Time to grab your brightest pencils! www.thegmcgroup.com QUILTER’S YEARBOOK (£12.99, Lucky…

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skills, shows & events

1›3 DECEMBER 2016 Selvedge Artisan Christmas. Chelsea Old Town Hall, London. Browse vintage haberdashery and antique and hand-crafted textiles from over 100 stalls. www.selvedge.org 10›11 DECEMBER 2016 Wonderworks Contemporary Craft Fair. Jubilee Hall, Newton Abbot. Pick up unique Christmas gifts from some of the South West’s most talented craftspeople.www.wonderworkscraft.com 11 DECEMBER 2016 The Magical Christmas Vintage and Antiques Fair. Belfast Castle. Get your vintage fix at 50 stalls of vintage, upcycled and handmade fashion. www.frockfairsni.com UNTIL 19 FEBRUARY 2017 What I Like. NOW Gallery, London. Designer Molly Goddard’s interactive exhibition invites sewists to stitch their own designs onto tulle dresses. www.nowgallery.co.uk…

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5 fab finds tape measures

PUG LIFE Keep this little sewist’s best friend by your side for accurate measuring. £4.99, www.totally-funky.co.uk MAKE IT Add this slogan tape measure to your kit to inspire you to get making. £6.99, www.oakroomshop.co.uk PERFECT PAISLEY Indulge in your nostalgic side with this chunky retro Bakelite tape. £8.95, www.dotcomgiftshop.com ON HAND This stylish leather bracelet features accurate inches and centimeters. £20, www.shopbeyondmeasure.co.uk BEE MINE A perfect stocking filler gift for your favourite busy sewing bee. £7, www.tch.net…