Stitch Spring 2013


Downloadable Patterns

Girl's Twirly Dress 

Sashiko-Embroidered Yoga Pants 

Puppy Rain Poncho 

Rainy Day Purse

Polka-Dot Poncho

Sweet Rain Jacket

Comfy Fuzzy Robe

Rectangle Skirt

Polka-Dot Skirt

Uptown/Downtown Skirt

Arty Insert Skirt


technique spotlight: rain, rain, go away 
Linda Turner Griepentrog

pssst… spray-on finishes 
Linda Turner Griepentrog

material world: for the love of Japan
a short history of Japanese textiles
Susan Beal

block pocket apron
project excerpt from modern log cabin quilting
Susan Beal

south of the border: handmade Mexican border print skirts
Gretchen Hirsch

From Porch to Garden

These 8 garden beauties will dress up your outdoor spaces to usher in warm and sunny days.

garden tool pouch
Tina Lewis
roll-up placemats
Christen Barber

girl's twirly dress
Sandra Geiger

custom chair cushion
and pillow
Carol Zentgraf 
burlap strips rug
Kevin Kosbab
singed silk flowers
Heidi Boyd
happy garden
Anne Deister
pomme potholder
Charise Randell

Spring Rain

April showers inspired these rainy day projects that will have you itching to stitch up protective weather gear.

rainy day purse
Charise Randell

sweet rain jacket
Katrin Vorbeck
wellington boots
pillow cover
Raphaele Beyssac

rain cloud crossbody tote
Sarah Minshall

polka-dot poncho
April Moffatt

puppy rain poncho
Stephanie Timm

Elements of Yoga

Take your practice to a new level with these colorful accessories that will give you a distinctive style in the studio.

yoga mat carrier 
Krisje Deal
  pretty yoga strap
Wendi Gratz
yoga pants
Tara Miller
carryall bottle cuff
Kevin Kosbab
yoga mat and tote
Carol Zentgraf


Spa Treatment

Close your eyes and relax with these 6 soothing projects.

rice eye compress
Lucy Blaire
soothing eye mask
Josee Carrier
comfy fuzzy robe
Rosemarie DeBoer
cozy slippers
Charise Randell
zen path quilt
Jessica Beaudet
paper bag bloomers
Michelle Freedman

Simply Skirts

Nothing says spring like these 5 flirty skirts. Try your hand at stitching up these easy styles.

arty insert skirt
Amber Eden

girl's apron skirt
Wendi Gratz

uptown/downtown skirt
Charise Randell
rectangle skirt
Linda Lee
polka-dot skirt
Erin Snethen


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