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Jessie Fincham is a quilter and hugely passionate about quilt-making in all forms. In particular, she has a real love for the traditional piecing technique of English Paper Piecing.
We meet Janet Bolton and find out more about how she uses fabric, needle and thread to create stunning and unique works of art. Janet is an author and teacher, but first and foremost is an artist. In Janet’s own words, she creates ‘textile pictures using the simplest of hand sewing techniques’.
Kate and Rachel launched their new sewing community website The Fold Line in 2015. An instant hit with sewers and bloggers, it has become the go-to web resource for all sewers; from those who love to make their own clothes to embroiderers, toy makers – in fact anyone who loves fabric and thread!
This gorgeous appliquéd hoop, with its adorable retro typewriter, would make the perfect Valentine’s gift for that special person in your life.
Decorate your home for the festive season with this cute Christmas embroidered picture. It is a good way to use up those little scraps of Christmas fabrics left over from other projects, is quick to make and very effective.
This roomy bag has a wide strap which makes it extra comfortable to carry around on your shoulder.
This gorgeous appliqued hoop, with its adorable retro typewriter, would make the perfect valentine’s gift for that special person in your life.
The gingham in fresh, spring pastels add a classic touch and the simple machine embroidered flower makes this an easy project for beginners wanting to experiment with a new technique.
This kindle sleeve is both pretty and useful. Choose a large, pretty button to compliment your fabric.
This pretty summer T- shirt would delight any little girl. It is super easy to make.
Add a seasonal message to your fireplace this Christmas!
This simple and speedy appliqué technique means that you will have a beautiful and stylish cushion made in no time at all. It will also add a splash of spring floral freshness to your sofa or chair!
Harriet Frances Stiles studied Hand Embroidery at the Royal School of Needlework. She graduated last year and is now a freelance embroidery and embellishment designer, making gorgeous hand embroidery jewellery and adornments.
The Japanese word Sashiko means ‘little stabs’ and refers to the small running stitches used in this traditional embroidery technique.
Visiting their showroom you can’t help but fall in love with the depth of colour and quality of their fabrics, as well as the warmth of the Oakshott team.
Give your bedroom a new lease of life for 2017
The Takara blouse is a wardrobe staple, with asymmetrical pleats on the front neckline this pattern exudes stylish simplicity.
Why not make yourself a matching purse and wallet in brightly coloured leather?
You can download the pattern sheets for 2017 issues of Sewing World from here. These are pdf files and are usually A1 sized sheets.
Get help making your Takara Blouse with Made to Sew's fantastic range of YouTube tutorials. From marking the fabric to sewing darts, sleeves, necklines and inserting an invisible zipper this handy playlist will enable you to achieve professional results.
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