Enjoy the May/June 2013 issue (#148) of Sew Beautiful magazine in an easy-to-access digital format. Your download will include the main magazine PDF and the pattern centerfold PDF. If this issue includes web extras, those are included too. The files are formatted for easy printing.
A color explosion of all things in bloom infuses this issue. You can almost detect the sweet fragrance. All articles encompass a flower or garden-related focus and design from fabric prints, smocking plates, embroideries, flower embellishments and some garden-inspired motifs such as grasshoppers, watermelons, and daisies. The pattern is included for the 1940s vintage romper by Janet Gilbert, featured on the cover. Our techniques this issue include a mix of construction techniques and hand embroidery. Connie Palmer shares her applique ribbon petal daisy featured on a child’s neckline and her scalloped floating hem, Laura Jenkins Thompson teaches a unique hand embroidery designs to create a one of a kind tablecloth that’s perfect for Mother’s Day Brunch and much more.
Free Patterns in this Issue’s Centerfold PDF:
Box Pleated Romper Pattern (sizes 12M-4T) by Janet Gilbert
Springtime Belle Silk-Embroidered Doll Dress Pattern by Marsha Greenberg