Winter 2012



Downloadable Patterns

Modern Wool Felt Cards 

Tweedie Owl Softie 

Turnlock Shoulder Bag 

Sew 'n' Go Poncho

Retro Barrel Coat

Go-Retro Wool Quilt

Foxy Stole

Cozy Wool Slippers

Chic Motorcycle Jacket

Amelia Coat


technique spotlight: your first coat 
Gretchen Hirsch

artist profile: making patterns 
Susan Beal
Sarai Mitnick of Colette Patterns

material world: sewing wool coating
Linda Turner Griepentrog

pillow fight
Kevin Kosbab, April Moffatt, Carol Zentgraf

profile: history of wool in America
Susan Beal

Comfy Coats

Is there anything better than a great coat or jacket to snuggle into when the cold winds come blowing? Many sewists avoid jackets and coats because of the challenging construction, but you'll change your mind with these easy patterns.

amelia coat 
Katrin Vorbeck
rectangle coat
Linda Lee

retro barrel coat
Amber Eden

sew 'n' go poncho
Linda Turner Griepentrog 
chic motorcycle jacket
Emily Li Mandri

Wool Wonderful Wool

Let the wide range of wools and wool blends available inspire you along with these wool-friendly projects.

mod wristlet
Lindsay Connor 

ruffle scarf
Rosemarie DeBoer
woollie scarf
Missy Shepler

northwest modern laptop cover
Daniella Caine

go-retro wool quilt
Michelle Freedman

turnlock shoulder bag
Rose Beck 

wool tiles pillow
Kevin Kosbab
cozy wool felt slippers
April Moffatt 

Warm Your Heart

Some projects just tug at our heartstrings. Express affection (romantic or otherwise) with these heartwarming projects. 

love mitts 
Jessica Beaudet
  foxy stole
Heidi Boyd
saucy cupcakes
Heidi Boyd
cozy monster
Samantha Howard
canning jar sleeve
Ali Winston

modern wool felt cards
Erin Snethen

cozy cowl
Whitney Crutchfield
crazy quilt bed scarf
Katrina Walker

Hearth & Home

Think of the spaces and activities in your home that are most useful and comforting to you in the long winter doldrums. These pretty projects will heat up your home. 

wool felt pouf 
Carol Zentgraf
tea bag cozy
Marcia Van Ooort
set of sew pretty notecards
Donna Baker
snowflake pillow
Carolyn Friedlander
chequers throw quilt
Kevin Kosbab
log carrier
Alex Sudalnik
bird song table topper
Mary Walter

tweedie owl softie
Amy Struckmeyer



editor's note 


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