Sew News magazine is a complete resource for sewers of all skill levels. Each issue of Sew News magazine is packed with practical sewing information, how-to guides and the latest on fashion, fabrics, books and new products.
BINDING BASICS • Bound edges are one of the sturdiest edge finishes. Bindings add style, define edges, and add polish to a finished project. Learn several binding methods, including bias tape, French binding, and using a binder attachment on a sewing machine.
MEET THE MAKER
Sewing MENSWEAR • FASHION TRENDS FOR SPRING/SUMMER, '23
SEWING Side Hustles
MELISSA OF A HAPPY STITCH
SUNNY SIDE SHIRRED BLOUSE
Tailored IN WHITE • Sadie Metter sits down with Tailored In White to talk about their approach to revolutionizing the alterations experience and industry.
SEW YOUR OWN Period Briefs
REPURPOSED Ray Rug Bag • If you have an old throw rug lying around, you can turn it into the perfect beach tote or picnic bag with a few simple steps.
Mirepoix Print TOTE • Why take a boring tote bag to the market when you can customize one! Using stamps and fabric paint, you can transform a plain tote into a fun shopping accessory.
Monstera Makeover THROW • With only a few supplies, you can upgrade a plain throw blanket into the perfect tropical accessory for your home.
MISE EN PLACE Kitchen Scarf • Tired of the towel falling off your shoulder while in the kitchen? Stitch a kitchen scarf so your tea towel is always close at hand.
#SEWSCRAPPY Scrubs • Kitchen sponges can quickly go from new to smelly. Instead of adding to the landfill, stitch a reusable kitchen sponge using less than a yard of fabric.
Freshly Squeezed SWING SKIRT • Draft an easy-gathered skirt that has a cute button closure down the front and, of course, pockets! This skirt looks great in all sizes and has a fun retro flair.
Summer STAPLES • It's time to update your wardrobe and your pattern collection! Let us reintroduce you to three Sew News patterns now with an extended size range and a brand new look and feel. Best of all, they are classic pieces that will become staples in your wardrobe. Refresh your wardrobe today!
Roundabout ROPE BAG • Stitch a cute and casual bag that will make your summer outfit the talk of the town.
Breezy Brunch DRESS • Hack our famous Antero Shell pattern into a dress with gathered panels, flounces, and sleeve bands. Stitch it up in a playful fabric with stripes and have fun switching up the direction of the print!
SUNSHINE AND ROSES
SEWING EVENTS: A FUN WAY TO GET CREATIVE