Bright as a new pin, Sew&Tell Issue 2 is here to delight and inspire you with a fresh dose of stories, ideas and projects from the world of sewing and craft.
We’ve been sitting on pins and needles but the day is finally here – Sew&Tell Issue 2 is OUT NOW! The second edition of our digital magazine about sewing with style, sustainability and substance is filled to the brim with a cavalcade of stories and inspiration from the world of sewing and craft.
Cut from the same cloth as the beloved first issue, Sew&Tell Issue 2 brings together sewing stories and DIYs from the pages of Peppermint with a treasure trove of new content, crafty ideas and projects to inspire and excite you all year long!
First, let’s zoom in on our blooming beautiful cover, created by Slovakian fibre artist Ludmila Gancova. Free-motion stitched using upcycled materials and inspired by her adopted hometown of Wisconsin, Ludmila’s intricate, layered and painterly fabric collages are a reminder that sewing truly is an artform.
The celebration of the #SewingLife continues within Sew&Tell’s tablet-friendly pages! Enjoy stellar stitching stories from the pages of Peppermint; like and sewscribe with interviews from YouTube superstars Rosery Apparel, Half Soybean and Lydia Naomi; fall in love with fabric stories from the iconic Liberty Fabric, Ikuntji Artists and your friendly neighbourhood sewing store; make your denim dreams come true with Deadly Denim; find inspiration for the ultimate sewing space; we share cute as a button bits and bobbins to add to your wishlist; and we put sewing on the silver screen with a roundup of the best stitchy flicks.
Are you a fan of doing it yourself? In Sew&Tell Issue 2, you’ll find a bevvy of crafty, clever projects to get you making. Upgrade your tee game with Hannah Klose from Never Ever Pay Retail; measure twice with no-pattern patterns by Daisy Braid from DIY Daisy; enjoy sweet dreams with upcycled pillow ase tops; knot your way to groovy house decor with a macrame plant hanger from Girls Who Knot; make your own on-trend crossbody bag; stay sun-safe and stylish with a reversible bucket hat; sew-on-the-go with a sweet DIY sewing kit; light up the night and make your own dinner-party candles; and so much more!
And – wait for it – you’ll also get exclusive access to THREE FREE PDF PATTERNS: the ultimate all-in-one Norman Jumpsuit from Style Arc and the Half Sleeve Dress and Smock Dress from Nerida Hansen. These amazing downloads are only available for a limited time, so get your copy quick smart! Plus there are also TWO FREE KNITTING PATTERNS – the snuggle-worthy Priya Cardigan from Cardigang and the Nordic-chic plaid shawl pattern from Laine Publishing.
Read, plan, dream, cut, sketch, stitch and enjoy – Sew&Tell Issue 2 is here to fill your sewing cup! We hope you love it as much as we’ve loved making it for you.