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

  Dear Sewing Friends, Summer sewing is such fun! By the time the warm rays of summer come, I am ready for lightweight fabrics and simple-to-sew...
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The Story Behind John Deer’s Vintage Lace

The word “vintage” is rarely used with machine embroidery today. Machines, software, and designs are all new. But, new doesn’t always mean better—especially when...
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Perfect Peter Pan Collars by Gail Doane

Peter Pan collars have been used in children’s garments since the 1920s. The simple, yet elegant collar adds the perfect touch to any blouse,...
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Farmhouse Four Piece

This ensemble by Gail Doane offers four great wardrobe pieces that you will enjoy sewing. The dress and top feature smocking on the front...
Classic Sewing Summer 2019

New Issue Available!

Classic Sewing Summer issue is chock full of ideas, garments, outfits, and techniques for your sewing pleasure. If you are looking for quick-to-sew ensembles or heirloom projects that take some time, this issue is for you. Our designers have presented summer sewing at its best with projects for all ages.

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Baby Scarlett: From Fancy to Everyday

With her precious Baby Scarlett pattern, Regena Karasch has demonstrated how one great pattern can be used for an heirloom dress and a playful...

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