Welcome to Sew Inspired 18! This issue is our fabulous festive edition, with jolly home décor, Christmas gift ideas and lots of inspiration to get organised for 2020 – including a stylish magazine rack, an ironing board caddy and fun lunchbox! And I can’t go on without mentioning our amazing cover project, this amazing Christmas quilt was designed by Stephen Cresswell and is ideal for making your home feel festive this year! If you’re not quite ready to sew for Christmas, then fear not as we have lots of every day makes for you too, including beautiful bags, quilted designs and fun accessories.
We’re excited to bring you a fabulous sewing kit to inspire you to make lots of lovely projects! This edition boasts a Threaders 6.5×6.5” Folding Ruler, this must-have tool has been carefully designed to help you produce the most professional-looking quilting and patchwork projects. The design has cleverly included gridlines to make cutting squares, rectangles, half-square triangles and even quarter-square triangles easy. This issue we’ve created a fantastic Patchwork Perfection project book to show you how to use your folding ruler. This guide is full of top tips and tricks plus five fantastic projects, including a marvellous combo quilt to help you boost your sewing skills! And last but not least, this issue’s Rose Bouquet fat quarter of fabric features a pretty floral design from the Sara Signature Sew Country collection. If you’re looking for inspiration for using yours, then look no further than the three fabulous ideas from Trisha Boyd.
It’s time for me to sign off and to let you enjoy exploring it! I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a crafty Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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