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Summer 2019 DIGITAL SEWING MAGAZINE

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Things to sew* PIPER PINNY DRESS Bubby and Me Creations

READY GENTLEMEN SHIRT Orange Daisy Patterns

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XANADU BODYSUIT Duchess and Hare

OCEAAN SHORTS

DESOTO BELTBAG

The Eli Monster

Phat Quarters

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*PATTERN PAGES TO PRINT CAN BE FOUND IN THE STAND ALONE ZIP FILE. THIS IS A SEPARATE DOWNLOAD.

pattern hacks

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ADD IN-SEAM POCKETS PATTERN HACK

JUMPER TO CARDIGAN PATTERN HACK

LONG PANTS TO SHORTS PATTERN HACK

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Pattern Contributors GEMIA CARROLL Phat Quarters www.phatquartersfabric.com/

Gemia has a general passion for creating! She owns the fabric shop Phat Quarters, and loves photography, sewing, and nature. Gemia is a wife and a mother of 5 children she is now teaching to sew! Gemia has contributed the Desoto Beltbag to this issue.

NIKKI MARSH Bubby and Me Creations www.bubbyandmecreations.com.au/

With a love of sewing and creating, Nikki has created a business that she is truly passionate about. Whether it be patterns or fabric, her designs are fun and practical with a modern twist. Nikki has contributed the Piper Pinny Dress to this issue.

BERNADETTE REINECKE Duchess and Hare www.shop.duchessandhare.com/

Bernadette’s love of vintage style marries a modern fit in Duchess and Hare patterns. Creative and meticulous, she pairs a practical tone with clear tutorials, and delivers a no nonsense approach to sewing that is sure to please anyone with a vintage aesthetic. Bernadette has contributed the Xanadu Bodysuit to this issue.

KARLY NELSON Paisley Roots www.paisleyroots.com/

Karly kindly shares her hack for turning long pants into shorts using the Everest Pants pattern from issue 7. The Everest Pants were designed by Jess from Gracious Threads.

STEPH CARTON The Eli Monster www.theelimonster.com/

Steph began sewing as a small child. As an adult, she combined that knowledge of sewing with her enthusiasm for human factors and ergonomics to create sewing patterns that are both beautiful and well fitting. The Eli Monster combines the look of vintage with modern, time saving techniques. Steph has contributed the Oceaan Shorts to this issue.

JILL MILLER Orange Daisy Patterns www.orangedaisypatterns.com/

Jill loves to create, and went to school to become an illustrator. After finding it hard to paint with a child’s hands wanting to help, she shifted her creativity to clothes sewing and then pattern designing. As a designer, her creative passion comes through in making beautiful clothing with quality techniques. Jill has contributed the Ready Gentlemen Shirt to this issue. SARAH JOLLEY Incomplete Stitches www.incompletestitches.com/blog/

Sarah kindly shares her hack for turning a jumper (pullover) into a cardigan using the Beep Beep Raglan from issue 19. The Beep Beep Raglan was designed by Sarah from Made by Jack’s Mum.

BROOKE SMITH Idle Sunshine www.idlesunshine.wordpress.com/

Brooke kindly shares her hack on adding in-seam pockets using the Jolie skirt from issue 10. The Jolie skirt was designed by Mel from Filles à Maman.


Photography: Studio 7 Photography Australia Samples sewn by: Peppa N Salt

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ready gentlemEn shirt

/ designed by JILL MILLER Orange Daisy Patterns

/ Intermediate / Sizes 2-14 / Long and short sleeves / Separate instructions for “boy” and “girl” style overlap / Split hem / For knit fabrics, optional woven fabric for placket and collar

GO TO R E A DY GE NT L E M E N S HIRT 13


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oceaan

shorts

/ designed by STEPH CARTON The Eli Monster / Intermediate / Sizes 3-12 / Classic style / Two rows of functional buttons / Front pockets / Basic waistband or adjustable (elastic) waistband / For bottom weight wovens, suitings and quilting cottons

Photography: One Thimble Samples sewn by: Peppa N Salt

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LEFT Photography: One Thimble Samples sewn by: Peppa N Salt RIGHT Photography: Jen Roberts Photography Samples sewn by: Peppa N Salt

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xanadu bodysuit

/ designed by BERNADETTE REINECKE Duchess and Hare / Intermediate / Sizes 2-10 / Scoop back / Sleeveless, short sleeve or elbow

length sleeve / Crop top or bodysuit / Knit with at least 15% 2-way stretch

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the

piper

pinny

DRESS

/ designed by NIKKI MARSH Bubby and Me Creations / Confident Beginner / Sizes 1 (18mths)-14 / Button or tie straps / Front patch pockets / Front/back centre seams / Front faux placket / Vintage or knee length / For woven fabrics

Photography: Jen Roberts Photography Samples sewn by: Peppa N Salt

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Desoto BELTBAG

/ designed by GEMIA CARROLL Phat Quarters / Beginner / Regular or small size / For canvas, denim, corduroy or quilting cottons / Two base shapes: curved or rectangular / One or two zippered openings / Two side band options / Optional zipper cover / Optional inner pocket

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Photography: Jen Roberts Photography Samples sewn by: Peppa N Salt

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Photography: One Thimble Sample sewn by: Peppa N Salt

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Photography: Studio 7 Photography Australia Sample sewn by: Peppa N Salt

add

an

in-seam

pocket

USING THE JOLIE SKIRT BY FILLES À MAMAN O R I G I N A L LY I N C LU D E D I N OT 1 0 Pattern Hack by BROOKE SMITH of Idle Sunshine

/ Add to the seam of any skirt or pant pattern / Pattern pieces included

long

pa n t s

to

shorts

USING THE EVEREST PANTS BY GRACIOUS THREADS O R I G I N A L LY I N C LU D E D I N OT 7 P a t t e r n H a c k b y K A R LY N E L S O N o f Paisley Roots

/ Two methods explained

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Photography: Incomplete Stitches Sample sewn by: Incomplete Stitches

sw e ats h i rt

to

cardigan

U S I N G T H E B E E P B E E P SW E ATS H I RT BY MADE BY JACK’S MUM O R I G I N A L LY I N C LU D E D I N OT 1 9 Pattern Hack by SARAH JOLLEY of Incomplete Stitches

/ Instructions for adding the snap front / Learn how to make a curved end ribbing collar

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