(Jacob Rumans) #1

CONTENTS


June 2017


Showing
& telling
8 READERS’
SHOWCASE
Readers share
stitching successes
16 SEW A SOFTIE
You and your children
can join in this fun
softie-sewing event
22 SELVEDGE
Designer Edge:
Joy Pitts takes designer
labels to a new level
of creativity

Shopping
18 PATTERN &
PALETTE PLAY
Ocean fabrics:
Dipping into
underwater wonders
120 ON THE ROAD
Craft shopping in
Melbourne and
Western Victoria
126 MARKET PLACE
Product browsing for
your stitching needs

Sourcing
12 PIN INTEREST
A feast of creative
and crafty ideas
14 DIARY DATES
Mark these great craft
events on your calendar
45 WHAT A CUTE IDEA!
Giving your child
wings – literally
129 NEXT MONTH
July Homespun projects
130 STOCKISTS
& CONTACTS

SUBSCRIBING
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THIS MONTH’S
SPECIAL OFFER

Stitching
24 QUILT
Granny Smith’s
Orchard
Emma Bradstock
30 KNITTING NEEDLE
AND CROCHET
HOOK BAG
Pansies & Peonies Pouch
Shannan Grierson
46 QUILT
Interrobang
Michelle Marvig
54 DOLL AND SOFTIE
Olga and Crumpet
Simone Gooding
68 CUSHIONS
Spotted Spring
Helen Stubbings
78 CHILD’S DRESS
WITH TOY POCKETS
Game Keeper
Caroline Adams
88 QUILT
Life is Colourful
Michelle Bardwell
96 SOFTIE
Pebbles the Cat
Jennifer Goldsmith
106 KNITTED TEA COSY
Brew Ha-Ha!
Louise Willie
112 BLOCK OF THE
MONTH PART 5
Going to the
Zoo, Zoo, Zoo
(Hippo & Panda)
Claire Turpin and
Jemima Flendt


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