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Sue Stewart

Sue Stewart: Teacher, Artist & Designer Extraordinaire

Written By Phyllis DePiano The aspect of sewing that intrigues Sue Stewart most is figuring out how to make things work. She loves developing a...
Picture Frame Appliqué

Picture Frame Appliqué

By Debbie A. Homer-Hofhines The technique of appliqué goes back as far as sewing does when people began using bits of cloth to cover up...

Notes On A Dress

by Melissa Lester My Dear Mary Ashley, The other day you skipped into the dining room—pausing from your play to watch me work. “What are you...
Two Steps For The Perfect Collar

Two Steps For The Perfect Collar

Written by Michié Mooney | Photography by Jennifer Tarkington Collars that match up perfectly are easy to master and give a garment a professional look. Only...
Classic Sewing Summer 2017 cover

New Issue Available!

This issue is packed with summer sewing! From the dressy French Inspired Bolero dress, with smocking and hand embroidery, to the cloth headbands for toddlers, this issue best describes this fine collection of 28 outstanding projects and sewing ideas.


Precious Moment Flower Girl Dress and Ring Bearer Pillow

Precious Moment Flower Girl Dress and Ring Bearer Pillow

by Kathy Harrison of Custom Keepsakes Machine Embroidery The precious flower girl sits quietly and calmly waiting on the ring bearer to claim his pillow...

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