Have you seen the latest cover for Sew News? It hits newsstands today and is packed with all kinds of great projects and expert tips to keep your sewing machine humming along.
Our cover project is Methods to Master: Pattern making Techniques by Sarah Veblen. If you’re at all interested in learning pattern making and drafting be sure to download this project today! You’ll find the top 5 essential, need-to-know skills to correct and adjust garment patterns. With over 30 full-color photo how-tos, you can’t miss this.
Since this issue is Aug/Sept we do have some fun back-to-school projects. Check out Krista Tracy’s Backpack Buddies. Stitch up these cute backpack organizers with the free patterns. Hurry these freebies will expire September 30, 2014 at which time you can purchase all of them at shopsewitall.com.
If you have a back-to-school student that’s starting middle, high school or college sew up this sturdy denim tote, with plenty of pockets it keeps everything organized. Get all the details starting on page 66 and get all the patterns for the “Blue Jean Queen” tote bag now.
This journal cover is one of my favs. I love the cheery fabric that will sure brighten up a teachers day. Get all the how-tos in the latest issue, but download the cute apple template that you can use with multiple projects.
Is it too hot to cook? Find the project for “Flour Power” on page 44 of the newest issue of Sew News. You can get the 2 patterns now for free and then sew them up later when it’s cooler!
Have you been reading about our sew-alongs, peeking at what Sew News readers are creating? Don’t be shy, we’ve got another sew-along happening in September and we want you! It’s the Colette Patterns Clover Slim Pant sew-along. Pants can be a garment sewers nemesis but with the expert guidance of Rhonda Buss & the Sew News Team we can do it! You can purchase the pattern now, start your muslin and get your fabric started all well ahead of our start date of September 2nd.
Plus, in the latest issue there are projects for working with silk, making a cute sailor skirt, fabric bowls, instructions for converting a simple skirt into a stunning piece and great projects for home décor.
Don’t miss out, get your copy of Sew News today!