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The overall theme for Stitch, Fall 2011 is THE DESIGN ISSUE, celebrating design innovation and a creative approach to design challenges. This issue features 38 fabulous projects that are fun and unexpected, with unique details, clever construction, and an inspired use of fabric and thread.
Feature Story: Inside Project Runway – From the casting process to life after TV, go behind the scenes of every sewers favorite show
Technique Spotlight: Seams Right- Learn how to sew the right seam or seam finish for your project step-by-step
- Feature Profile: Twinkle Sews- Meet triple-threat designer Wenlan Chia of the Twinkle label who designs fashion , knitwear, and jewelry.
In the Bag—Readers will love making these stylish carry-alls showcasing innovative detailing, cool handles and straps, interesting closures, and impeccable construction.
Cocoon – Get cozy with projects featuring lush texture and organic inspired details and shapes, perfect for relaxing in style. From wearables with elegant simplicity and subtle, well-placed design elements to home décor and gifts items radiating warmth, luxury, and eco-style, this is how easy, modern living is done.
The Men’s Room—From the fabric choices to the key design elements, designing for men is an exciting challenge! From clothing and accessories to home décor and gift items, these projects are modern, practical items men will actually want and use.
Work+Space—Your creative workspace should be filled with beautiful and practical things that motivate and help you make beautiful things. We have 11 projects that keep your sewing and art/craft space inspiring and efficient, from room décor to stylish storage, pincushions, sewing machine covers, tool/supply totes and holders, and more.
What’s Your Type? Typography and graphic design is the inspiration for creating projects that showcase letters and numbers in clever, modern ways. From designing with fabrics featuring type to creating numbers, letters, and words (in any language) through embroidery, appliqué, surface design, or embellishing, these projects explore the use of type as a contemporary design element