Stitch, Fall 2012


Downloadable Patterns

Beaded Silk Handkerchief Dress 

Batwing Jersey Dress 

Prettiest Party Frock 

The Big Blue

The Business Edge

Fuzzy Hedgehog

Snack Bags

Night Critters Vest

Bunny Nap Roll

Upcycled Pinafore


technique spotlight: draping a bodice 
Gretchen Hirsch

fabric rosebuds 
Tomasa Jimenez
Make your own fabric flowers

material world: the bottom line
Linda Turner Griepentrog
Learn to create the perfect hem

artist profile: vicki jensen
Mary Walter
Meet a fiber artist and felt maker

sewing with knits
Linda Lee
Secrets for mastering this versatile fabric
PLUS: Bonus T-shirt Project!

a strand of thread
Susan Beal
The story behind Coats & Clark

Dress It Up

The dress is the iconic fashion statement of fall, whether simple and elegantly chic or embellished with stylish details. Each of these five dresses are as versatile as they are stylish!

beaded silk
handkerchief dress

Alex Sudalnik
the big blue
Amber Eden
batwing jersey dress
Emily Li Mandri
the business edge
Katrin Vorbeck 
prettiest party frock
Gretchen Hirsch

School Days

It's time to start dreaming about all the adorable supplies, new outfits, and crafty projects you can devise.

fuzzy hedgehog tote +
bonus pillow
Cheryl Bush 

colorful clothing dividers
Jennifer Rodriguez
school days teacher's set
June McCrary Jacobs

bunny nap roll
Jennifer Wolak

snack bags
Rosemarie DeBoer

chalkboard mat
Lisa Anderson 

night critters vest
Tina Lewis

Embroider This

From pretty freehand work to intricate embellishment, these embroidery projects will delight you. 

quick faux
Sashiko pillow
Corey Yoder
  oilcloth plant holders
Carol Zentgraf
guitar straps
Madeleine Roberg
embroidered critters
Heidi Boyd
harvest placemats
Susan Liu

embroidered octo-clock
Stephanie Berganini

embroidered mary janes
for baby
April Moffatt


Fall is the season of harvest and what better time to discover creative ideas for upcycling. Convert something vintage into something beautiful.

upcycled denim messenger bag 
Betz White
zippy bracelets
Sheree Schlote
upcycled pinafore
Sigrid Arnott
patched pocket panel
Mary Walter
recycled shirt blanket
Missy Shepler
measuring tape tote
Linda Turner Griepentrog
retroactive neck wrap
Rachel Guedon

Great Hats

Hats are the most perfect of accessories for fall.
Try these toppers!.

the fascinator 
Alex Sudalnik

flapper-inspired felt hat
April Moffatt

slouchy cashmere hat
Sigrid Arnott
mod newsboy hat
Jenn Rhoads
flowering fleece +
felt hat
Stephanie Smith


editor's note 


wish list 

what's new + cool 

sewing basics 

sew boutique 

sew inspired 

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