I just picked up this issue today for $6.99, there's lots of great articles, including one by Ann Steeves of Gorgeous Things on welt pockets. Here's the rest of the contents from the Taunton website:
Spring Fashion is a special issue from Sew Stylish that previews the newest styles. As you create the featured fashions, you'll also master important sewing techniques that you'll use again and again. Just some of what you'll find here:
Draping 101 - covers dress forms, designer techniques, and how to use draping to achieve different looks.
Construction Zone - shows you how to master the bias, enhance your hand stitching techniques, perfect the welt pocket, and sew without instructions.
It's So Fitting - includes easy sleeve fitting, beyond the basic dart, and adjusting pants from waist to seat.
Best Kept Designer Secrets - gives you an insider's look at how to design by proportion and do-it-yourself modular design.
Make It Happen Studio - offers a quartet of spring fashions that are simple to make and sure to turn heads:
- Elegant cover-up with a draped hood
- Beautifully layered chiffon top
- Show-stopping lacy top with pintuck pants.
- Designer coat that you can customize your way
- And so much more
|Best-kept designer secrets|
|Charles Kleibacker: Pure Bias Brilliance||16|
|Design by Proportion||19|
|Make It Happen Project: The Painterly Touch||22|
|Meet the Dress Form||26|
|Magazine Extra: Make a Quick & Easy Duct-Tape Dress Form||28|
|Draping by Design||33|
|Make It Happen Project: Drape & Cover||36|
|Hand Stitch Nation||42|
|Perfect the Welt Pocket||46|
|Who Needs Instructions?||50|
|Drive Your Sewing Machine Right||53|
|Make It Happen Project: Sweet Overlay||56|
It's so fitting
|Let's Get Flexible||60|
|Easy Sleeve Fitting||63|
|Beyond the Basic Dart||68|
|Make the Adjustment||70|
|Make It Happen Project: The Perfect Pair||74|
|25 Tips to Simplify Your Sewing||78|
|Behind the Scenes||90|