Love Sewing Issue 31

Love Sewing Issue 31 will be on sale on Thursday 8th September

This month’s Love Sewing magazine has a fun nautical theme, including the fabulous new pattern from Simple Sew. The Shannon collection features four garments in our broadest range of sizes, 6-20. Make a pair of the stylish wide-leg trousers and the ultimate jersey dress. Keeping the size range as inclusive as possible is very important to us, we can’t wait to see your versions on social media!

Download this month’s free templates!


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The Shannon top and trousers. Dungarees are still very much in fashion.  In this issue Elisalex will show you how to adjust the Shannon pattern to make a pair.

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The Shannon Shorts

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The Shannon Dress, such a simple design, perfect for day and night.

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You can also learn to make a lace-up top and a classic A-line skirt.

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If you prefer your dresses more floaty and feminine, you can try the Sutton off-the-shoulder dress pattern.

We’re also sharing our top tips on adding scuba fabric to your wardrobe and choosing your perfect nautical style.

Head to Claire-Louise Hardie’s column to learn how to trace your existing clothes, and Wendy Ward is sharing what goes into writing a craft book, useful for any budding authors.

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There is also a whole host of fun home and children’s projects in this issue, all with a fun nautical twist.

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If you have made something from this issue or a previous issue, don’t forget to share it online using the hashtag #lovesewingmag and tag us on social media! We love hearing from our readers and respond to as many as possible directly so don’t be a stranger and drop us a line to when you have comments or pictures to share.

Happy sewing!

If you missed out on the chance to get the Simple Sew Shannon Collection pattern with this issue of Love Sewing, you can order it from the Simple Sew website or via the link below.


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