StitchBlog

StitchBlog brings you the contemporary style and essential sewing information that's made Stitch magazine a hit among both new and experienced sewing enthusiasts. We'll blog the best resources, ideas, tutorials, and inspiration, and we'll offer stitch-a-longs, and forums on the web. Whether you make garments, home décor projects, or accessories, we know that you sew for creative expression. So now there's no need to wait for Stitch in print for inspiration and techniques – it’s right here at your fingertips, so visit often!
  • Divine Color!

    I bought this fabulous color-wheel umbrella (at left) from the Museum of Modern Art's online store last week, and it has me thinking about color palettes. When you love every color, as I do, it's...

    Posted to StitchBlog by elaine lipson on 13 Jul 2010
  • Big Stitch News!

    Our post today is from Stitch editor-in-chief Tricia Waddell. Can you believe that Stitch is two years old? Whether you have been with us since issue one back in 2008, or you've just joined us, it...

    Posted to StitchBlog by elaine lipson on 31 Aug 2010
  • 6 Ways Technology Can Make You a Sewing Superstar

    In theory, you don't even need electricity to make things with fabric and thread--in fact, humans did it for thousands of years! But today, there are so many fun ways to blend technology and creativity...

    Posted to StitchBlog by elaine lipson on 18 Jun 2010
  • Submissions

    So you want to be featured in Stitch? We’d love to hear from you! Stitch is a special issue sewing magazine all about creating with fabric and thread. Yes, it’s sewing but oh so much more....

    Posted to StitchBlog by Larissa Davis on 26 Apr 2010
  • Welcome!

    Welcome to the brand-new blog for Stitch magazine! We're so excited to bring you more Stitch , more often. The heart of Stitch is helping you to express yourself through sewing by taking patterns and...

    Posted to StitchBlog by elaine lipson on 29 Apr 2010
  • Stitch Fall 2008

    ON THE COVER: Asymmetrical Folds skirt about this issue A special issue devoted to the creative possibilities of sewing wearables, home decor, accessories, and gifts. Get a fresh perspective on sewing...

    Posted to StitchBlog by Larissa Davis on 3 May 2010
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  • Stitch Spring 2009

    ON THE COVER: Tuesday Pillow about this issue 22 inspiring sewing projects for Spring! view online patterns features Print Me Susan Beal Customize your sewing with DIY screen-printed fabrics The Whir and...

    Posted to StitchBlog by Larissa Davis on 3 May 2010
  • Stitch Rules!

    Sewing often seems full of rules--some of them made for breaking, and some of them really useful. I thought I'd share a few of my personal rules for successful sewing. If you're just learning to...

    Posted to StitchBlog by elaine lipson on 10 May 2010
  • advertising

    Stitch offers a creative and fresh perspective to sewing for the home, wardrobe, gifts, and accessories. With beautiful photography and a contemporary design aesthetic, stitch speaks to a new generation...

    Posted to StitchBlog by Larissa Davis on 27 Apr 2010
  • about the editor

    Tricia Waddell is the editor of Quilting Arts Stitch , and the editorial director of the Fiber Group for Interweave.

    Posted to StitchBlog by Larissa Davis on 27 Apr 2010
  • corrections

    Fall 2008 Well-Suited Messenger Bag (project instructions page 66) Flap Front (leather) and Flap Front (wool) pieces should both be labeled as 16" wide, not 15" as they are labeled. Corrections...

    Posted to StitchBlog by Larissa Davis on 27 Apr 2010
  • Guide to printing Full-Size Pattern PDFs

    Download the PDF and save the file where you will find it easily. Once the pattern has downloaded, open the file and check that it has downloaded fully. The first page of the PDF is a layout drawing of...

    Posted to StitchBlog by Larissa Davis on 27 Apr 2010
  • Stitch Fall 2009

    ON THE COVER: Odekakke Tote from Zakka Style about this issue This special issue 148 page issue is loaded with fun and fabulous sewing projects! This issue's theme is Sew Global and includes 30 sewing...

    Posted to StitchBlog by Larissa Davis on 28 Apr 2010
  • Stitch Magazine: Spring 2010

    Spring has sprung at Stitch magazine and it is an issue not to be missed! This 148-page super special issue has 37 fantastic sewing projects for Spring! Read all about it!

    Posted to StitchBlog by Stitch Magazine Spring 2010 on 28 Apr 2010
  • Celebrate Your Sewing Independence

    While the fireworks are going off and the burgers and vegetables are grilling this weekend, are you searching for a little time to sew up a lovely linen pillow or a cool cotton skirt? Make this the week...

    Posted to StitchBlog by elaine lipson on 29 Jun 2010