Special issue - Spring 2010
The theme of this issue is Sew Original, inspired by the attention to classic sewing details and the endless design inspiration we can gain from past generations. Vintage inspired looks are capturing the imagination of fashion and interior designers. In this issue: see how fashions through ages can infuse contemporary sewing designs and how a new breed of designers are thinking outside of the box with contemporary interpretations of classic embroidery techniques. Meet designers who take a unique approach to sewing details; a home textile designer Nadia Sparham, who combines appliqué, machine embroidery, and vintage notions for a one-of-a-kind housewares; and children's wear designer Liesl Gibson of Oliver +S to learn how she designs modern kid's clothing with a vintage edge. Once you have a healthy dose of inspiration, it's time to get sewing with projects that celebrate unique design details. Quilting Arts Magazine Stitch - Special Issue -Spring 2010.