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Summer 2017 Issue
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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...
Hand Embroidery by Gail Doanevideo

Hand Embroidery by Gail Doane

Gail Doane is a one of the world’s experts in fine hand embroidery. She has created a collection of some of her most beloved...
Ten Adorable Easter Swatches

8 Adorable Easter Swatches

  With Easter around the corner, we wanted to share some of our favorite swatches for the occasion. Our top 8 Easter swatches include designs...
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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