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    Magazines make a great addition to your sewing library. They are filled with the latest products, techniques and project ideas - a wonderful source for inspiration, motivation and instruction.  If you would like to receive the latest issue of your favorite magazine, scroll to the bottom of this page to sign up for "automatic shipment".  We will keep your order on file and each time a new issue arrives your copy will be mailed out the day after we receive them.

The latest issues of Inspirations are listed under Current Issues and available back issues can be found under Back Issues. Each issue is listed with a photo of the front cover, a brief description of the contents, item # and price.

 

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Classic Sewing
For Everyday & Special Occasions
Holiday 2018

This holiday issue of Classic Sewing boasts over 50 projects, patterns, and sewing ideas to make your holiday bright! From the classic garment on the cover to the wonderful smocking, appliqué, and embellishing, there are many projects to make your holidays merry.
 

   $25.00

 

Inspirations #99

GrandifloraBeautiful three-dimensional white magnolia.  Sweete Bag:  Stunning Elizabethan sweet bag featuring flower & bird motifs Sunbird: Fabulous threadpainted orange-breasted sunbird  Fine Tradition: Pretty floral designs worked in a contemporary twist on Dorset buttons The Tooth Fairy: Adorable counted work boxes for special tooth fairy deliveries In Flanders Fields:  Beckoning meadow scene filled with red poppies & golden wheat  Touch of Gold:  Delightful floral study using goldwork & stumpwork techniques

   $22.00

 

Inspirations #98

GlorianaElegant counted work reticule with needlebook & scissor fob inspired by Mary, Queen of Scots  Double Take:  Choose from two colorways for this silk embroidered fich resting on sweet honeysuckle Spring Delights: Two pretty, zipped pouches featuring hollyhocks & roses  Picture This: Handmade zigzag photo album featuring a delicate frame with pulled thread embroidery & a spray of roses Fairy Dreams: Enchanting blanket for cozy days shared with a fairy friend at her toadstool house Fantasia: Cushion adorned with ornate Jacobean embroidery The Frog Prince:  Two fun, frog purses created with embellished needlelace, inspired by historical designs  Roses and Old Lace:  Dainty combination of raised silk embroidered roses highlighted with goldwork and gold lace

   $22.00

 

Classic Sewing
For Everyday & Special Occasions
Summer 2018

32 Beautiful Projects for Summer. Applique, hand and machine embroidery, casual sewing, smocking & more!
Pattern envelope includes Lily's Party Dress by Trisha Smith; Lila's Sundress by Farmhouse Fabrics; Summer Sister's Smocking by Vaune Pierce; Maderia Applique by Claudia Newton; Summer Sailing by Joy Welsh, and many more beautiful projects!!
 

   $25.00

 

Classic Sewing
For Everyday & Special Occasions
Spring 2018

The cover coat and sailor dress by Gail Doane will delight any young lady! Easter dresses and outfits are presented from some of the industry’s greatest designers: smocked dresses, embroidered embellishments, appliqué, basic sewing, and projects to delight the experienced sewist. Connie Palmer designed a versatile lady’s tunic that is perfect for young and beyond young! The full size pattern comes polybagged with the issue plus there are many downloads too! Spring sewing at its finest!!
 

   $25.00

 

Classic Sewing
For Everyday & Special Occasions
Holiday 2017

Smocking, machine embroidery, heirloom sewing, ribbon work, monograms,
 casual sewing & embellishing
 

   $25.00

 

Classic Sewing
For Everyday & Special Occasions
Autumn 2017

Smocking, machine embroidery, heirloom sewing, ribbon work, monograms,
 casual sewing & embellishing
 

   $25.00

 

Inspirations #92

Shades of ChristmasA gorgeous wreath made up of seasonal decorations, stitched using whitework techniques with Christmas colors.  Sweet Treats:  Cute little pincushions showcasing a variety of counted thread designs Sugarplum:  Magnificent bauble adorned with beaded flowers and drops  Santa's Helpers:  Six fun ornaments for your Christmas tree or home, bringing extra festive cheer Circa 1756:  Traditional crewel design worked in beautiful wool threads A Simple Life:  Lavender and linen are the perfect combination for this pair of cushions  Double Delight:  Pulled thread work Christmas stockings contrasting lustrous perle threads and satin ribbon with a hessian ground fabric.

   $22.00

 

Inspirations #90

Garden FreshFabulous three-dimensional corn cob  Small Change:  Charming coin purse with vibrant Jacobean design Tulip:  We take you step-by-step through the divine needlelace designs for this beautiful Hedebo sachet Modern Crewel:  Elegant crewel embroidery worked with glorious, over-dyed threads Honey Bee:  Gorgeous goldwork motif to frame  Resting Place:  Enjoy counted work with this graceful Hardanger design  Tea For Two:  Relax with a cup of tea or two, delightfully worked with surface embroidery  Blossom Small zipped bag stitched with a single flower from a stunning repeating design

   $22.00

 

 

 

 

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