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

Dear Sewing Friends, Beautiful weddings always make me smile! I love admiring the garments—from the wedding gown to the little flower girl dress. In our...
Promenade Fine Fabrics

Inspiring Destinations: Promenade Fine Fabrics in New Orleans, Louisiana

WRITTEN BY PHYLLIS HOFFMAN DePIANO PHOTOGRAPHY BY JACQUELINE BISHOP Click here for a PDF of this article, as featured in the Summer 2022 issue of...
gail doane bias neckbands

How to Create Beautiful Bias Neckbands

Gail Doane’s Lacy Block Yoke Dress from the new Summer 2022 issue of Classic Sewing magazine is sure to be a favorite this season. As...

Lesson 4—Construction

Click here for a printable version of this lesson. Welcome back to our Oh! Christmas Tree Apron Sew-Along, sponsored by our friends at HUSQVARNA® VIKING®!...
Classic Sewing summer 2022

New Issue Available!

Summer is here, and this issue brings a new season of sewing, smocking, appliqué, and hand and machine embroidery to life! This issue is filled with fresh ideas, techniques, delightful patterns for ladies, girls, and boys, plus downloads galore. Cover to cover, you will find summer dresses to sew and smock, new techniques illustrated, and gifts aplenty. Explore the creativity of sewing with this colorful and inspiring issue.

Projects

Gail Doane Lilyana Dress

3 Versions of Gail Doane’s Lilyana Dress

Is it counterchange smocking or surface honeycomb smocking? Why, it’s a combination of both with beads added to the mix! Gail Doane has cleverly...

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