Sew Beautiful Magazine September October 2004


September October 2004

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Full of heirloom sewing know-how. Pull-out centerfold patterns are included. Table of Contents PROJECTS AND PATTERNS Fun and Festive Applique' Janice Osborne - Applique: An oversized Christmas tree and snowman make a plain jumper and jumpsuit come alive with Christmas spirit. HEIRLOOM SURPLUS BLOUSE: Free Pattern: A wrap style surplus blouse of linen, fancy stitching and lace shaping, creates casual elegance for any occasion. PICTORIALS What's in Your Closet for Christmas: Pictorial: Holiday inspiration from 40 festive holiday garments for girls, boys and women shared for and by our readers from all over the country. Creative Sewing for Adults: By Barb Callahan: Pictorial: Preview a new line of jackets, tops, skirts, pants and accessories from Barb's Originals in linens, cottons, silks, jacquards, and fleece with machine embroidery embellishments. CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN QUINN'S CELTIC CHRISTENING GOWN: Heirloom Sewing By Kim Gimblette: A Cross design in shaped lace adorns a special Christening gown for a baby with a celtic heritage. THE COSTUMES FOR CLARA: By Ann Poullos and Laurie Marrett: Costuming: Two costume designers share their interpretation of Clara's party dress and Nightgown for the Nutcracker Ballet ELEGANT APPLIQUE IN SUMPTUOUS SILK: By Niona Pontiff Applique for Women: Black swirls curl and roll along the border of a teal silk bolero evening jacket for women. TECHINQUE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT INSERT (WINDOWPANE SMOCKING) By Nancy McEvoy: Technique: A new technique creates ornament shaped windows on a bodice through which a smocked ornament serves as the ornament decoration EMBROIDERY AND DESIGN A BLIZZARD OF BULLIONS: By Allison Burres: Hand Embroidery on Smocking. Build bullion snowmen on 3 different bishops. FUN CHARLOTTE CHOCOHOLIC JACKET: Machine Embroidery Designer Charlotte Gallaher combines her two loves chocolate and sewing to create a chocolate lovers' dream jacket of wool crepe. Included are instructions for wool crepe faux chenille. NORDIC SPLENDOR: By Irene Lunkuhn for Rijmahal Threads: Shisha Mirron Embroidery and Silverwork: White silk dupioni is beaded and embroidered in icy colors and trimmed in tiny mirrors and silver sadi thread on a sparkling handmade Christmas ornament. SMOCKING BEARY CHRISTMAS: Regina Roster Picture Smocking: A Cuddly Christmas bears are stack stitched under a bough of holly. GINGERBREAD GEOMETRIC: - Geometric and stitches combine to make a whimsical storybook smocking plate for boys or girls. PROIVENCAL GARDEN By Mary Blackwell: Advanced Geometric: A variegated floss on a floral print creates color depth and texture as the stitch pattern gradually opens as it climbs from waist to shoulder. Christmas Counterchange: Counterchange Smocking: Red gingham is the canvas for a counter change design on holiday nightgowns for a child and an adult. IN EVERY ISSUE DEAR FRIENDS SUE SAYS SHOPPING GUIDE.