The Winter issue celebrates rich textured fabrics, from wool felt to leather and suede—perfect for sewing cozy projects for the winter months. Features include an in-depth technique article on sewing with faux leather and suede, a step-by-step tutorial on drafting a custom skirt and sewing a day and night version, plus a profile on felt designer Anne Kyyro Quinn. The issue includes 35 fun and stylish projects from garments and accessories to home accents and holiday décor.
Fabulous Felt – From colorful wool felt fabric to creating your own felt with repurposed sweaters, felt has come into its own as a popular fabric for designing clothing, accessories, and home décor. Explore this versatile textile with full on felt projects, designs that combine felt with other fabrics, or projects with felt embellishment. Includes a sidebar on DIY Felting with recycled sweaters.
Modern Holiday – Make something stylish for the holidays from fabric gifts and modern holiday décor, to great accessories and wearables for casual entertaining with style. You’ll find projects for small gifts with handcrafted details, contemporary textiles for the table, charming gifts for children or your favorite host/hostess, and inspired home décor items that celebrate the holiday season.
Sew Deluxe – Explore the luxury of sewing projects with suede and leather, from accessories to using these fabrics as embellishment.
Surface Tension – Elevate a simple project with innovative fabric manipulation techniques. Create one-of-a-kind texture through folding, cutting, pleating, tucking, gathering, and ruching, to make interesting surfaces for clothing, accessories, home décor, and gift projects.