Homespun magazine is a place of inspiration, it combines creative techniques with a vast array of styles and themes taken from a team of leading craftspeople throughout Australia and the world. Homespun is a publication that is at the forefront of the industry, made by people who are passionate about craft. Each issue of the magazine features step-by-step easy-to-follow project ideas and accompanying patterns sheets, a variety of crafts including quilts to bags to dolls, inspirational photographs of fantastic finished products plus interesting reads to engage and entertain.
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Best of the bestfr om Pinterest • Here are our favourite Russian doll crafts on Pinterest this month.
PIN INTEREST • Bright ideas, fabulous products, clever tips & quick reads
Selvedge DESIGNER EDGE
Bonheur de Jour PART 1
Windmill WHIRL • Add some pizzazz to your table with this fabulous, quilted table runner.
GARTER JUMPER • The loose collar and flared sleeves of this simple knit tunic are perfect for fresh days in the sunshine. Or add a skivvy and warm leggings to stay rugged up on the chilliest days!
ANETTE’S TENSION TIPS
NEW Yarns SEASON'S
KENNY KOALA • Add to your adorable family of crocheted and felted friends with this super-cute koala!
LETISHA’S NOTES ON FELTING
MACRAMÉ BASKET COLLAR • Whether it’s the bohemian 1970s associations or your attachment to indoor plants, you will love this macramé collar to jazz up a plant basket.
In the pines • Grab some funky fabrics from your stash and stitch this fun quilt with foundation piecing.
CUTTING OUT REVERSED SHAPES
Days of the Week Sewing companions
Cute Idea! • LIBERTY PUDDLES QUILT SEW ALONG
RURAL PARADISE • In the last issue, we introduced you to Rachael Flynn of Red Tractor Designs, the designer behind the fabulous new fabric range, Anywhere is Paradise for the Devonstone Collection. We invited Julie Fenn of Frances Lilly Designs to create an original quilt to showcase the gorgeous farm animal, machinery, chook and tractor motifs on these fabrics. Julie grew up on a farm in central Victoria and she created her quilt with a framed centre block that showcases one of the feature fabrics from the Anywhere is Paradise range.
TOO FLASHY FOR FOXY • This little fellow is more sweet than savvy and he’s keen for you to love him, just as we do.
Book REVIEWS • Our selection of new-release books to inspire and guide you on your stitching journey.
TENDRILS POT • DA simple leaf shape translates to a graphic geometric design. This classic motif can be seen on all sorts of home furnishings and ceramics and now you can stitch your own texture-filled fabric pot as a soft, cosy homage to it.
Modern Crewel Embroidery: 15 Fresh Samplers Stitched with Wool
ON THE ROAD • GUIDE TO CRAFT, SEWING AND PATCHWORK SHOPS
NEXT ISSUE • On sale June 2022