Hello and welcome to Sew Inspired 19! The first issue of 2020, no less – I hope you’re all motivated to get stuck into a new year of sewing and learn lots of exciting new things! Stand by for a plethora of spring projects, including a gorgeous rope bag, a trio of embroidered gifts and our stunning Quilt-along cover project designed by Bernie Corner.
We’re excited to bring you a new variable of your sewing kit! This fabulous edition comes complete with our Day to Night pattern pack plus a 6-piece hardware set needed to complete your bag design. This stylish bag, designed by Debbie von Grabler-Crozier, has been made up in luxe cork and denim fabrics and has a versatile look which is perfect for a range of occasions! Make this contemporary design from a myriad of different fabrics, it’s the perfect gift for a loved one, or just keep it for yourself!
This is a very special issue of Sew Inspired as we launch our new Quilt-along project! We’re thrilled that this is the third year of our community-inspired project, and you can join along to make your very own quilt-as-you go sampler quilt. The first instalment will talk you through making the medallion centre using Sara’s Sew Retro fabric collection! And if that wasn’t enough, you can also enter our brand- new Build-A-Block quilt competition – to be in with a chance of winning a voucher and being featured in the magazine.
Our wonderful Design Team have been hard at work as always to bring you another issue full of exciting projects, including beautiful bag designs, stylish accessories and easy gift ideas. We have plenty of makes to inspire you that cater for all skill levels. If you’re a beginner, then our table runner project is the perfect starting point. For those wanting to tackle an advanced project then Allison’s Sewing Machine Combo is guaranteed to add a burst of colour to your craft space. Try your hand at free- motion embroidery with our mixed-media floral cushion, and jump to our beginner’s guide to learn all about wadding and interfacing.
Check out some of the projects in this issue…
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