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  Julie and Emily Bonnar from The Pattern Pages

Julie and Emily Bonnar from The Pattern Pages


Hi there
We hope you enjoy reading the magazines below. We've just added our latest magazine (issue 5). Do remember that all of our issues are interactive, which means you can click on the links to buy or find out more about patterns and products, Every company, plus things written in bold and the 'click here' buttons will take you directly to the relevant websites.
Happy sewing!

ISSUE 5 - WHAT"S INSIDE

The edit -  Six styles you'll want to sew this season!
Makers in the spotlight - We chat to two fairly new sewing pattern companies – My
Handmade Wardrobe from the UK and DG Patterns from Canada.
Sew the Look - We talk patterns for curvier figures and the latest longer length dresses.
Technical Talk - Emerald Erin shares her tips on making essential underwear annd Jenny Rushmore gives tips on selecting a curvier sewing pattern.
Plus interviews..... with Couture embroiderer Chloe Savage, fashion designer Iskren Saveliev and fabric explorer, Dolap James from Urbanstax

  SUMMER 2018 - ISSUE 5

SUMMER 2018 - ISSUE 5

  SPRING 2018 - ISSUE 4

SPRING 2018 - ISSUE 4

ISSUE 4 - what's inside

Spring Edit - Love those layers - perfect for getting ready for warmer times!
Makers in the spotlight - We chat to Megan Nielsen at Megan Neilsen Patterns,   Lucy Sinnot from Trend Patterns and spend 10 mins with Sarah Norwood from Ohhh Lulu
Sew the Look - We talk activewear and wearing styles from the past
Technical Talk - Mimi G shares her tips of sewing activewear, Simon King discusses how to print patterns, Ann Grose talks techniques for pefecting shirring and Kim Collins gives up her tips for working with vintage fabrics


ISSUE 3 - WHAT'S INSIDE?

Winter Edit - The best outerwear sewing patterns to up your game this cold spell
T'is the season to sparkle - Lots of quirky silver accessories
Makers in the spotlight - Marie-Emilienne is the lovely lady behind I AM
Working with winter fabrics - Couture dressmaker Jane White lays out her top tips for winter fabrics
Designers in the spotlight - Amy Sinbaldi, designer behind Art Gallery Fabrics first festive fabric collection Little Town
60-minute make - Quick and easy hod-it all tote bag

  WINTER 2017 - ISSUE 3

WINTER 2017 - ISSUE 3

  AUTUMN 2017 - ISSUE 2

AUTUMN 2017 - ISSUE 2

 

ISSUE 1 - WHAT'S INSIDE

Embrace embroidery  - How to tap into the embroidered trend
Take one classic white shirt  - Embroidery, see how it’s done by Janome professionals Maker’s in the spotlight - Peggy Mead, the designer behind Sew House Seven and Ann Gorse from Designer Stitch
Couture sewing tips  - Elevate your sewing skills with Kim Collins
Sew the look – cold shoulder
60-minute make - Quick and quirky city clutch
10 minutes with… Ana Valls from CocoWawa Crafts

ISSUE 2 - WHAT'S INSIDE

Delve into denim  -  Kim Collins shares her tips on sewing with this working class fabric
Makers in the spotlight - We catch up with the lovely ladies behind the pattern company, Named and Caroline Smith from Sew La Di Da Vintage
Machine TLC  - 7 tips to make your machine sew like a dream!
Fringed top  - Customise a plain blouse with a gorgeous fringed trim
Beautiful seamwork - Jules Fallon shares her tips on how to create stunning seams
10 minutes with… Abi Dyson, Simplicity’s Vintage Ambassador
Behind the seams - Debbie Shore tackels the invisible zip

  SUMMER 2017 - ISSUE 1

SUMMER 2017 - ISSUE 1