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Simply Sewing

Simply Sewing Issue 33

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
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English
出版社:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
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simply sewing fresh ideas with fabric

Oh, floaty fabrics and pastel prints - such a match made in heaven! There’s no doubt about it, our love affair with sewing started off with the discovery of fabric shopping. Whether it’s the feminine drape you get from chiffon, the bold statement made from colour-blocking, or simply the joy in finding a collection of cottons to make a matching set of homewares - we’ll never tire of finding new ways to work with (and build) our stash. What are you working on? Share your photos on Facebook @simplysewingmag…

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contributors

JENNIFFER TAYLOR Seamstress Jenniffer is determined to get more of the nation sewing with her #sewingrevolution workshops, social media and TV demos (find her on Sewing Quarter on Freeview 78 and YouTube). Try a project from her new book on page 63. ROSEE WOODLAND Rosee Woodland is a textile designer and freelance journalist based in Bristol. See her work at www.roseewoodland.com, and follow her wild swimming adventures at www.iswimlikeagirl.com. Make her asymmetric tee on page 48. THE NEW CRAFT HOUSE Hannah and Rosie set up The New Craft House in 2013 after struggling to find fresh and exciting craft products, and bring traditional crafts up to date with their contemporary kits. They share what it takes to run a craft business on page 66. ZOE PATCHING Zoe is a freelance embroiderer and crafter with over 15 years’…

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EASY BREEZY Floaty caftans are our go-to holiday garment, and we always return from our trip wishing we could work them into our everyday wardrobe, too. Lucky for us, then, that Closet Case Patterns has just released the Charlie Caftan, a super-glam style we’d just as happily wear popping to the shops as we would at the beach. That’s our summer style sorted for home and away! Printed pattern approx £14, PDF approx £11, store.closetcasepatterns.com WORKING IT The work overall has been given a feminine update with Sew House Seven’s Burnside Bibs pattern, with a choice of two bibs and a fitted and relaxed-fit trouser. Change up the look by making it in a drapey fabric or traditional denim. Printed pattern approx £14, PDF approx £11, www.sewhouse7.com HELLO MOD Our stationery collection is second only…

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inspiring books

FASHION TREND FORECASTING Gwyneth Holland & Rae Jones (£17.99, Laurence King) Learn the art of forecasting trends with this informative book of advice from industry insiders. An essential for fashion professionals, students and dressmakers looking to keep ahead of the trends. www.laurenceking.com STYLISH WRAPS SEWING BOOK Yoshiko Tsukiori (£11.99, Tuttle Publishing) Get ready for next season with this book of 22 stylish wraps to keep you cosy on chilly days, all of which can be made in just a few hours. Mix the five pull-out patterns to create your own designs, from everyday wear like a smart blazer and wool coat, to contemporary shapes like a hooded cape and flowing draped jacket. www.tuttlepublishing.com COMPLETE GUIDE TO DRESSMAKING Jules Fallon (£15.99, Search Press) Pattern designer and sewing tutor Jules Fallon takes you through just about every sewing tool and…

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count on cork

1. Swap your usual tote for a colour-block bag that's the perfect size for the essentials, with a rope strap for a summery vibe. Approx £48, www.koaladesigns.de 2. Pin your project notes, sewing inspiration and to-do lists to this contemporary cork board in fresh mint green with matching gold push pins. £13, www.tch.net 3. Although our ever-growing craft stash means we'll never have a minimalist sewing room, we can still add minimal accessories like this sleek cork desk clock. Approx £47, www.thedesigngiftshop.com…

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skills, shows & events

1-3 SEPTEMBER West Country Quilt & Textile Show. UWE, Bristol. See quilts and textiles on display and shop supplies at this mixed-textile event.www.westcountryquiltshow.co.uk 7-9 SEPTEMBER Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts. EventCity, Manchester. Join in with a varied programme of workshops and demos and browse the stalls. www.stitchandhobby.co.uk 15-17 SEPTEMBER The Handmade Fair. Hampton Court Palace. Learn new skills from industry experts and buy creative materials and gorgeous handmade products.www.thehandmadefair.com 26 SEPTEMBER-MARCH 2018 Embellishment in Fashion. Hampton Court Palace. An inspiring display of embroidery and embellishment from the 18th to 20th centuries. www.royal-needlework.org.uk…