I looooove sewing mags. Over 80% of the projects will either be too difficult or not for me, but I still love all of the possibilities!
I used to subscribe to sew hip before it changed names and the owner was known to be fraudulent (according to the blogs and sites i've read) and occasionally manage to get my hands on threads or sew magazine.
I have been searching for a good new replacement and stumbled on a super duper bi annual magazine with waaay more patterns than other mags. It is Finnish but they do an English version too! It is called "Ottobre". It is a bit pricey compared to a regular mag, but the clothes would keep you sewing all season. I can't wait to get my magazines delivered!
Does anyone have any other favourite magazines or subscriptions?
- 50's swing dress project and new fabric (1)
- bust darts (1)
- Denim dress (4)
- Denim dress complete (1)
- Denim scrap skirt (2)
- dress (1)
- Fabric Choice (1)
- First Skirt Project (3)
- Floral Swish Dress (1)
- Floral Swishy Dress (2)
- floral tea dress (1)
- full bust adjustment (2)
- green (1)
- Green and pink scrap wrap skirt (1)
- Half circle skirt (1)
- Learning to sew (1)
- Mad men (1)
- Metric vs Imperial measurement (1)
- My first Creation: Pink dress (baby cord carousel horse pattern) (1)
- My Workspace (1)
- neck line (2)
- Ottobre (1)
- Pattern adjustments for bust (1)
- pattern alterations (1)
- pattern making (2)
- patterned fabric (1)
- peplum (1)
- perfect fit (1)
- Pink tartan dress (1)
- piping (3)
- pockets (1)
- random (1)
- Sewing magazines (1)
- Sewing with stretchy fabric (1)
- Spotty Green Skirt (2)
- Striped skirt (1)
- Tartan dress (1)
- Using scraps (3)
- Using the sewing machine (1)
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