sewing books

Love to Sew bookazine

Something a little different for those who like to make clothes
Love style, love fashion and want to make it yourself

Love to Sew is the essential guide to stylish, simple sewing projects and techniques. Packed with up-to the-minute projects to make your own clothes for summer to breathe new life into garments sitting dormant at the back of your wardrobe, plus lots of need-to-know fashion guidance to improve your sewing.

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Who’s Love to Sew aimed at?
Whether you’ve come back to sewing or you’ve been bitten by the recent sewing bug and not sure where to start, Love to Sew is intended at showing the sewing newbies who’ve been bitten by the recent sewing and make your own clothes bug and give more advanced sewers guidance on what fashion styles suit best.

This bookazine is full of inspirational projects that have been made by some amazingly talented and prolific sewing bloggers and sewers, who want to share what they are doing and has been designed to read like a magazine but keep for reference like a book. Fashion and sewing goes hand in hand, and with their help, Love to Sew has put together some brilliantly easy patterns that you can sew from scratch with a few accurate measurements plus fab ideas to look at items in the back of your wardrobe that haven’t seen the light of day for ages differently – and give them a new leash of life with a little thought and a lot of creativity!

Love to Sew explains everything there is to know about flattering your figure and working with patterns, what styles will suit you best and some sewing basics to help you put together garments that you want to make this summer. Discover how a little know how does go a long way, check out the special mini series to help you improve your sewing.

Love to Sew has some great makes for summer, whether you’re looking to sew to take away on holiday or wanting to turn an unloved item into treasured garment – there’s something for everyone!

“Love to Sew looks includes a contemporary mix of brilliant street-style photography to illustrate the latest fashion trends that can be made from simple patterns, customising inexpensive ready-made garments and a few techniques to make what your sewing the
best it can be,” says editor Julie Bonnar.

Contents includes: getting the best fit for a garment, how to flatter your figure based on your shape, patterns demystified looks at different ways of producing a pattern, know the styles – an illustrated guide to know the difference from your cowl neck to your sweetheart neckline. Plus 50 great wardrobe ideas from simple tulle skirts, stylish halter-neck scarf and lacy peasant tops to quick drape cardigan, adding a peter pan collar and tie dyeing and drafting a kimono tee and much more!


On sale now and priced at £6.99. Published by MyTimeMedia
Available from your local newsagents including WHSmith’s, Easons (Ireland), Daily Profit and Ripple Glen, and selected Sainsbury’s and Marks and Spencer’s or downloadable from My Hobby Store