Love Sewing Issue 48

Love Sewing 48 comes with a free designer sewing pattern on the cover! You can buy your issue online at or in shops now!


Palmer/Pletsch for McCall’s 7415 4-in-1 trouser pattern, uses the world-famous tissue-fitting method and is available in sizes 6-22. Try your hand at your first pair of trousers or have a go at chic shorts for the summer.

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We also include some great send-away offers – just pay P&P! A brilliantly versatile McCall’s 7313 easy-wear jersey dress pattern featuring six styles in sizes 8 to 16, as well as lots of helpful tips for sewing with knits.  If you’re looking to sew for the kids this spring, then look no further than our adorable free book, Sew Sweet. Featuring a mix of garments, toys and nursery inspiration, this £7.99 book is yours for just the price of P&P!

What else can you find in issue 48 of Love Sewing!

cord skirt sewing pattern

A classic corduroy skirt from Designer Stitch and a beautiful pleated top you’ll want to sew again and again.

Practise your patchwork with our beautiful Valentine’s cushion, made from half-square triangle blocks.

sew a circle leather bag

Use faux leather to sew a eye-catching circle bag and show off your hand embroidery skills by embellishing a fold-over clutch.

Discover the history of the Palmer/Pletsch tissue-fitting technique and meet the mother-and-daughter team behind your free pattern. Pati and Melissa continue to teach new generations how to give their garments a great fit, all by taking only one measurement!

Meet retro-loving fabric designer Kate Marsden and step inside the sewing room of Australian quilter Anorina Morris.

Win a £200 dressmaker’s bundle from Vlieseline and Hemline and save an impressive 20% on By Hand London PDF patterns with our exclusive discount. Plus, we have lots of fantastic prizes to give away, including books, fat quarters and kits.

Every issue includes tutorials and advice from our industry experts – Sewing Bee’s Jade Earley, Wendy Gardiner, Alison Smith MBE, Wendy Ward, Elisalex de Castro Peake, Kerry Green and Claire-Louise Hardie.

And so much more!

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