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We will update this post with any news about our Summer 2023 issue of Classic Sewing magazine! Please refer to this post for any questions you may have about the issue.


Are downloads ready?

The issue downloads page for this issue is live and access has been added to current subscribers’ accounts. But, please note that not all downloads are ready yet. We are adding them to the page as they are completed; those not ready are marked “coming soon.”

Where are my downloads?


To access your downloads, log in here: Then, you will see your downloads listed under the “My Memberships” header. PLEASE NOTE that your digital download access information could be different than your print subscription information. You must provide your email address to have access to downloads when you subscribe. If you have questions about your download access, contact us via the form on this page:, and under “How may we direct your request?” select “Download Access.”


First, register on our website if you do not yet have an account:

If you are already registered, log in using the same link above. Once you are logged in and on your My Account page, follow the steps below.

To redeem your download code:

  1. From the My Account page, select Single Issue Purchases (from the menu bar on the left-hand side of the page) and then click the Redeem Download Code button.
  2. Select the Issue you purchased.
  3. Click the Add to Cart button.
  4. Enter your Download Code into the Coupon Code box and select Apply Coupon to apply the free discount. (Enter the code that is provided on the Editor’s Note page of the issue purchased)
  5. Click the Proceed to Checkout button.
  6. * After checkout the Download files will be available instantly in your My Account Dashboard.

If you have questions about your download access, contact us via the form on this page:, and under “How may we direct your request?” select “Download Access.”


When will I get my issue?

Any Classic Sewing subscribers who have Summer 2023 as a part of their subscription and were subscribed prior to March 30, 2023 will receive their Summer 2023 issue around June 6, 2023. However, please note that depending on your location and/or your local post office delivery schedule, this date may vary.

Will I receive this issue if I’m a new subscriber?

The deadline for NEW subscribers to subscribe and receive the Summer 2023 issue as their first issue is May 31, 2023. Subscribe here: In general, it takes four to eight weeks to get your first issue after you subscribe; overseas subscriptions will take longer.

How do I check or manage my subscription?

Have questions about your subscription? You can now manage your print subscription online at this link: PLEASE NOTE that your print subscription account information could be different than your digital download access information. First, create a login account using the email tied to your subscription and a password of your choosing. If the email is not recognizable, it should request your account number and zip code to get to your subscription information. Once you are logged in, you can renew your subscription, check your expiration date, or change your address.

If you have additional questions related to your Classic Sewing print subscription, please email us at or visit this link:


Can I order the issue online?

Yes, individual Summer 2023 copies are available to order on our website:

PLEASE NOTE that when you order an issue from our website, the accompanying Issue Download files will be available instantly in your My Account Dashboard.

Where can I buy the issue on newsstands?

The Summer 2023 issue will go on sale at newsstands around June 6, 2023. We sell copies at most Barnes & Noble and JOANN Fabric locations. Unfortunately, copies do sell out, and not all locations carry the inventory.

There are also multiple, fabulous locally owned sewing shops near who carry the magazine. If your shop does not sell the magazine and would like to, please have them contact us here:, and under “How may we direct your request?” select “Shop Owners – Wholesale Information.”