Inside Issue 16 of The Pattern Pages


On our radar – Things we thought you might like to know….

Hooked on books – We review the English version of Deer & Doe’s e-book, Dressed

Pattern preview – New sewing patterns hot off the press

We heart ‘vintage’

Hot fabrics – The latest fabrics to transcend from summer into autumn

10 minutes with…. We chat to Claire Bradley, this year’s Great British Sewing Bee winner!

Meet the maker – Tilly & the Buttons

Meet the maker – Elbe Textiles

Sew the look – maternity basics

Sew the look – shirred styling

Ways to wear – AW with Pantone

Full Bust Adjustment – Lindsey Rae from Sew to Grow takes us through how to make a full bust adjustment on your pattern so your garments fit you perfectly!

Pins ‘vs’ Paper weights – The pros and cons of using these with cutting out patterns and fabric

Working with stripes – Stripes are a staple and the trend never goes away. Here’s our guide to sewing with them!

The edit – mix & match – This is the perfect way to show off your sewing skills but how can we make it work for our wardrobes?

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