A Note from the Editor: Here’s What You Need to Know...

  Dear Sewing Friends, We rarely think of black fabric and heirloom sewing as being a traditional combination, but our Holiday 2020 issue of Classic Sewing...

Weaving History: The Story of the Martinez Baptismal Gown Created by...

Text by AMELIA JOHANSON / Photography by JENNIFER TARKINGTON and MAC JAMIESON If ever there was an heirloom sewing masterpiece, this beautiful gown designed by...

Lesson 5—Nightgown Construction Part 2

CHRISTMAS MORNING SERGE-ALONG LESSON 5 Welcome back to the Christmas Morning Serge-Along, featuring the BERNINA L 850! Be sure to enter our giveaway for a...

Lesson 4—Nightgown Construction Part 1

CHRISTMAS MORNING SERGE-ALONG LESSON 4 Welcome back to the Christmas Morning Serge-Along, featuring the BERNINA L 850! Be sure to enter our giveaway for a...

New Issue Available!

The Holiday issue is a treasure trove of sewing for the holidays. There are many amazing dresses and adorable outfits for girls and boys from casual to dressy. The pattern envelope contains an A-line Lace Dress and Slip, a traditional English dress by Debbie Glenn, and a precious Faux Button-On Suit for little chaps. Christmas smocking, appliqué, and embroidery ideas by hand and machine are presented by top designers. Ladies will also find several items for their holiday wardrobes. This issue is filled to the brim with wonderful sewing projects for the holidays!

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Midnight at the Opera: A Tribute to Beverley Sheldrick

by LYNN COPE CONROY This elegant jacket is an example of tone-on-tone sophistication that you can create with a few tried and true classic heirloom...

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