|August/September 2013 edition|
|Smocked Peasant Top and Capri Pant (left) and No-Pattern T-Shirt Dress|
No Pattern T-Shirt Dress: This adorable dress from designer Dawn Wilson was made using a simple knit T-shirt. The comfort of the knit top combined with a coordinate print creates an easy-wear option for occasions that call for something a bit dressier than play clothes.
|Liberty Prints (left) and Pattern Adaptations for Boxed Pleats|
Pattern Adaptations for Box Pleats: Something as simple as adding contrasting pleats to a classic pattern can result in a fresh, new look. Here, Janet Gilbert demonstrates how you can play with fabric coordinates and pattern drafting by adding contrasting pleats to our Sew Beautiful Collection pattern "Dainty Designs."
|Royal Christening Gown (left) and Classic Shirt Construction Details|
Classic Shirt Construction Details: In sewing for her three boys, Michié Mooney learned quickly the importance of neatly turned collars and nicely stitched neckbands. Here, she shares tips to help you give your little guy's shirt a professional finish.
Sew On, Sew Well, Sew Beautiful,
Cyndi and Amelia