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Modern Sewing Starts Here Edition 4

Modern Sewing Starts Here is the digital publication which features articles, reviews and handy tips for anyone with an interest in contemporary sewing This month we bring you: Patterns for real people ... We talk to Émilie Fournier part of the mother-daughter duo behind the sewing pattern brand, Jalie Here comes Summer ... A look at the swimwear patterns & how to sew stretchy fabrics designed for swimwear Traditional made modern ... How age-old quilting techniques play their part in contemporary designs + Pick Of The Patterns, Silhouette Swap by Rachel Pinhero, Trendsetter & Focus Of Fabrics

Modern Sewing Starts Here is the digital publication which features articles, reviews and handy tips for anyone with an interest in contemporary sewing
This month we bring you:
Patterns for real people ... We talk to Émilie Fournier part of the mother-daughter duo behind the sewing pattern brand, Jalie
Here comes Summer ... A look at the swimwear patterns & how to sew stretchy fabrics designed for swimwear
Traditional made modern ... How age-old quilting techniques play their part in contemporary designs
+ Pick Of The Patterns, Silhouette Swap by Rachel Pinhero, Trendsetter & Focus Of Fabrics

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Editor’s Letter<br />

Hello<br />

May is a month when we all to start to look forward to the summer months ahead.<br />

This issue, we focus on sewing swimsuits and the latest swimwear patterns from the designers.<br />

Julie Bonnar also explains how to go about choosing fabrics for making this garment.<br />

We’re so pleased to be talking with Émilie Fournier and Jeanne Binet, the mother-daughter<br />

duo behind Jalie who together design practical patterns for the whole family, as well as<br />

Sarah Ashford who will be discussing how traditional quilting techniques can play their part<br />

in contemporary designs too. Fancy refreshing your wardrobe? Rachel Pinheiro shares how to<br />

take a new garment silhouette and choose fabric that’s a bit different from the norm!<br />

Happy stitching!<br />

Hantex<br />

www.hantex.co.uk<br />

www.modernsewingstartshere.co.uk<br />

Subscribe free to get your copy – click here<br />

CAPSULE CONCEPT<br />

Over the forthcoming<br />

months, the capsule<br />

concept of bringing<br />

fabrics together in one<br />

range will be available in<br />

more fabric lines, so do<br />

watch this space! In this<br />

issue, we’ve mentioned<br />

Hamburger Liebe’s At the<br />

Beach fabric collection,<br />

which brings together<br />

a combination of zingy<br />

designs with six different<br />

fabric substrates, so<br />

whether it’s a swimsuit for the pool, a dress in cotton<br />

sateen or a towelling beach robe - there’s something<br />

for everyone.<br />

To find out more about this collection – click here<br />

The Gelato is one of the super<br />

new sewing pattern releases from<br />

Liesl + Co, and features a relaxed<br />

A-line dress with angled doublewelt<br />

pockets and a pretty peplum<br />

blouse. For a chance to win one of<br />

10 of these patterns up for grabs<br />

– click here to enter<br />

Closing date is 30th<br />

June 2019<br />

STAY PLASTIC FREE<br />

There are millions of ways to make a shopping<br />

tote and avoid using plastic bags but this one from<br />

Cloud9 has a little zipper pouch to keep things tidy<br />

and uses less than a metre of fabric. It’s shown here<br />

in the newly launched fabric collection, Ethereal<br />

Jungle designed by Elizabeth Olwen.<br />

To download this quick and easy sewing project –<br />

click here<br />

SERIOUS ABOUT SEWING<br />

Whether you like making your own clothes or are<br />

already an avid seamstress then the Fashion Multi Tool<br />

Ruler from pattern designer, Sew to Grow, is a musthave.<br />

This tool has everything you need to design<br />

and make garments all in one convenient tool. It has<br />

a French curve, seam gauge, point turner, and can be<br />

used for mitring corners, hemming and buttonhole<br />

placement. It’s made from 1/8 of an inch thick acrylic<br />

making it easy to use to mark and follow the curves.<br />

It has imperial measurements, and there’s a guide on<br />

how to use this tool included with the packaging.<br />

To view the Fashion Multi Tool Ruler – click here

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