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

  Dear Sewing Friends, I adore classic smocked dresses, and Cheryl Davidson’s Brenda Jo dress from our Autumn 2019 issue is about as classic as they...

Support GIR in Creating Kitchen Items You’ll Keep for Life

Readers of Hoffman Media publications like Classic Sewing know that our staff of editors and test kitchen experts are not only professional chefs and eaters but...
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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,...
Classic Sewing Autumn 2019

New Issue Available!

The Fall 2019 issue of Classic Sewing features over 50 projects and ideas to make your autumn sewing enjoyable. Discover a delightful collection of fall fashions, appliqué designs for back-to-school sewing, gifts galore, and more. Your sewing machine will be humming all season long with this collection of creative designs!

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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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