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This is a directory for the Sew Hip UK Magazine. It is a factual base for anyone to come to, to look up the contents in each issue of Sew Hip.

I am NOT linked to Sew Hip, in any way. But I enjoy the magazine and am a subscriber. This is an UNOFFICIAL blog.

I will not be making personal comments about the magazine. It is just a directory. Any derogatory comments will be deleted.

ISSUE 9 NOT ON SALE UNTIL THE END OF JULY!

Sunday, 5 July 2009

Issue 8

Patterns
Page 6 Obie Belts – Accessories
Page 16 Sew Your Own Veg – Toys
Page 28 Button Down Skirt – Adult Female
Page 36 Cot Quilt
Page 42 Tablecloth Dress – Adult Female
Page 54 Summertime Blues Jacket – child
Page 62 Patchwork Pillows – Home
Page 74 Mystery Quilt
Page 76 Sew Small Bracelets – Accessories
Page 80 Home Sweet Home Quilt
Page 90 Sweet Leggings – Child’s clothing
Page 94 Ra Ra Ruffle Bag – Accessories

Techniques
Page 86 Button Guide
Page 88 Understanding Pattern Symbols

Interviews
Page 46 Heather Bailey

Articles

Page 22 Southam Embroidery
Page 32 Elanbach fabrics
Page 38 Fabric Showcase Etsuko Furuya
Page 70 Crafting with kids – felt flowers
Page 72 Print & Pattern – plush characters

Books Page 24
Quilt Yourself Gorgeous by Mandy Shaw
Quilting on the Go by Carolyn Foster
Pet Crafts by Megan Friday
Material World by Cat Wei

Saturday, 4 July 2009

Issue 7

Patterns
Page 6 Moebius Wrap – Adult Accessory
Page 20 Summer Loving, Smocked Sundress by Heather Ross
Page 26 Scrappy Cushion (patchwork) – home accessories
Page 40 Truly Madly Deeply Shirt Shirt – Menswear
Page 44 Embroidered t-shirt – child’s clothing
Page 50 Refashioned Jeans – Child’s clothing
Page 62 Custom Jammies – Adults clothing
Page 66 Laptop Case – Accessories
Page 82 Sew Simple Single Duvet – Accessories
Page 84 Mystery Quilt part 3
Page 94 Mr & Mrs Bird – toys

Techniques
Page 86 Pocket Placement
Page 88 Pattern Envelopes

Interviews

Pages 36 and 46 Fabric Showcase and Heather Ross interview
Page 54 Inside Studio with Liesl Gibson (Oliver & S)

Articles

Page 14 Sewing Rebellion
Page 30 Vintage Fabrics
Page 78 Crafting with kids – alien felt toys
Page 80 Print & Pattern – tea time

Books Page 24
Sew Darn Cute by Jenny Ryan
Sublime Stitching by Jenny Hart & Alexandra Grablewski
Sewing Green by Betz White
Stitch it: Quilts by Melody Lord

Friday, 3 July 2009

Issue 6

Patterns
Page 6 Popover Sundress – child’s clothing
Page 22 Obie Belt – accessories
Page 32 Freshly Squeezed Quilt
Page 40 Sew Small Felt flower Corsage
Page 46 Summer 60s style Dress – womenswear
Page 56 Space Lamp – home accessories
Page 62 Elegance Draping Feature – bias cut corset - womenswear
Page 78 Mystery Quilt Part 2
Page 84 Sew Simple Shrug - womenswear
Page 94 Myrtle the Turtle - toy

Techniques
Page 88 Choosing Thread
Page 90 Embroidery Stitches

Interviews
Page 36 Tula Pink Fabric Showcase
Page 42 Rachel Henderson
Page 52 Lisa Fell of Lazy May’s Studio

Articles

Page 20 Graduate Showcase Emmeline Couture
Page 26 Crazy Patchwork (using fabric scraps)
Page 50 Make a felt Wall
Page 72 Crafting with kids Рsimple appliqu̩ throw
Page 80 Print and Pattern - tea towels

Books Page 18

Weekend Sewing by Heather Ross
Pattern by Tricia Guild
Sewing Lingerie by Linda Neubauer
Jazzy Jeans by Mickey Baskett

Saturday, 13 June 2009

Issue 5

Patterns
Blush Lady's longline Jacket (size 8-16 )Page06/ Issue 5

Simple Throw Page 24/ Issue 5
Mystery Quilt Step 1 Page 28/ Issue 5
Pocket Skirt (size 10 – 20 )Page30/ Issue 5
Sew Small Coasters Page 40/ Issue 5
Child's Little Tunic (size 2-4 years) Page 42 / Issue 5
Yoga Shorts Page Page 50/ Issue 5
Corgi Cushion Page 58/ Issue 5
Balloon Ride Purse Page 64/ Issue 5
Dinner Set (placemat, napkin, napkin holder) Page 74/ Issue 5
Stripes and Bricks Quilt P82/ Issue 5
Rudi Racoon Soft Toy Page 94/ issue 5

Interviews
Anna Maria Horner, fabric showcase Page 36/ Issue 5
Suzanne Shearer, Phat Sheep Page 46/ Issue 5
Bevelee Ragan Page 54/ Issue 5

Articles
Ultimate Sewing Library, dress making books Page 20/ Issue 5
Japanese Books Part 2 Page 34/ Issue 5
Print & Pattern - shopper bags Page 62/ Issue 5
Crafting with kids - easter egg and bunny Page 78/ Issue 5

Techniques
Fabric Guide P86/ Issue 5

Books
Where Women Create by Jo Packham
Sewing IN no Time by Emma Hardy
Bend The Rules Sewing by Amy Karol
Midwest Modern by Amy Buter

Polls and Photos

If you look to the right you will see a fun poll, so have some fun and make a pick!

I do intend to get some photos on here in the next week or so if you have any info you want on here, or pictures, then please message me.

Have a lovely crafty weekend!

Friday, 12 June 2009

Issue 4 March 2009

Patterns
Vintage Table Runner Page 6/ Issue 4
Simple Apron (made from 2 teatowels!) Page 28/ Issue 4
Breakfast time Egg Cosy Page 32/ Issue 4
Honeycomb Cushion Cover Page 40/ Issue 4
Stepping Stones Quilt (made from yoyos) Page 46/ Issue 4
Recycled Denim Skirt Page 50/ Issue 4
Sailboat from Marseille Toy Page 56/ Issue 4
Delilah Skirt Page 60/ Issue 4
Lady Bug and Leaf tape measure and scissor case P66 / Issue 4
Child’s Mermaid Pyjama Page 88/ Issue 4
Drawstring Bag Page 92/ Issue 4
Cleaning Day Embroidery Pattern Page 96/ Issue 4


Articles

Sewing Library, invaluable sewing books Page 16/ Issue 4
Barron and Larcher 20th C Textile Designers Page 22 / Issue 4
Harris Tweed Page 30/ Issue 4
Spoonflower Fabric (print your own) Page 72/ Issue 4
Crafting with Kids (bags) Page 76 / Issue 4


Interviews

Liesl Gibson P36 / Issue 4
Dorie Shcwarz inside studio Page 52/ Issue 4
Anna, The Eternal Maker, confessions of a fabric collector Page 69/ Issue 4
Anna Maria Horner, introducing Page 98/ Issue 4


Books

Reviews Page 30/ Issue 4

Zakka Sewing by Therese LAskey and Chika Mori Stewart
Craft Inc by Meg Mateo Ilasco
Sew U Home Stretch by Wendy Mullin
Sweater Renewal by Sharon Franco Rothschild

Techniques
Sewing Essentials Page 82/ Issue 4

Thursday, 11 June 2009

Issue 3

Patterns
Adult Female Woman’s Skirt (Size UK 8-20) Page 6 Issue 3
Rustic Throw Page 12 Issue 3
Cross Stitch Chair Picture Page 20 Issue 3
Girl’s Pillowcase Dress (age 3-10yrs) Page 24 Issue 3
Joli Cube Bag Page 30 Issue 3
Handprinted Seagull Softie Toy Page 38 Issue 3
Mini Quilt Decoration Page 40 Issue 3
Union Jack Cushion Page 44 Issue 3
Henrietta Hippo Toy Page 48 Issue 3
Recycled Adult’s Scarf Page 56 Issue 3
Vintage Holdall Bag Page 68 Issue 3
Little Acorn Soft Toy Page 94 Issue 3

Techniques
Refashioning Clothes Page 28 Issue 3
Gathering Guide Page 80 Issue 3

Interviews
Inside Studio with Heidi Massingill Page 52 Issue 3
Hillary Lang Page 74 Issue 3
Clothkits Page 60 Issue 3
Neisha Crosland Page 79 Issue 3
Liesl Gibson Page 98 Issue 3

Articles
Handprinted Fabric Panel Softies Page 34 Issue 3