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

Dear Sewing Friends, Sweet, classic garments never go out of style, and designer Jeanna Hanna has created some fabulous ones for you in our new...
Jeanna Hanna Embroidered Collar Shirt wiith box pleat

How to Add a Box Pleat to a Pattern

Sally’s Embroidered Collar Shirt is classic and casual, with just a touch of fancy! To create this darling shirt, designer Jeanna Hanna adapted her...
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...
Classic Sewing Autumn 2022

New Issue Available!

Autumn is here, and this issue brings a new season of sewing, smocking, appliqué, and hand embroidery to life! This issue is filled with fresh ideas, techniques, delightful patterns, and downloads. Cover-to-cover, you will find fall dresses to sew and smock, play clothes to stitch, new techniques illustrated, and gifts galore. Explore the creativity of sewing with this colorful and inspiring issue.

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Sherbet Swirl dress in view A with smocked ruffle

2 Ways to Make Cheryl Clapp’s Sherbet Swirl Dress

Cheryl Clapp's Sherbet Swirl dress from our Summer 2022 issue is a round-yoke ruffle dress that is absolutely adorable! This dress is perfect for...

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