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A bumper issue to celebrate the 2nd birthday of The Pattern Pages

The edit – We’ve picked our favourite sewing patterns to channel the vintage vacay vibe!

Makers in the spotlight – Find out about new pattern designer on the block, Our Lady of Leisure and French pattern label dp studio

Sew the Look – Our pick of the best patterns for the guys and how adding a pair of tailored shorts to you wardrobe may be the best thing you do!

Technical Talk – It’s prom and maxi dress season, Barbara Pritchard explains how to perfect a narrow hem, and we share our tips on sewing a ruffle sleeve

PLUS… How to make a statement with African fabrics, 10 minutes with Julia Claridge from Bobbins & Buttons, And the hottest fabrics for high summer with sassy prints and gorgeous sunny colours