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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JANOME WORLDWIDE LAUNCH
Selvedge DESIGNER EDGE
Coastal Drift • The classic Ocean Waves pattern teamed with Cotton Beach by Tilda fabrics is the perfect beachy quilt.
Let’s go Boho! • Grab some t-shirt ribbon yarn in your fav colour and start crocheting!
Alison’s WONDERLAND KNITTED COWL • This elegant cowl was designed as a special gift for a special friend.
HARLEQUIN TRAVELLER • Inspired by patchwork, scrappy crochet blankets and the beautiful colours of Bendigo Woollen Mills’ ‘Rustic’ wool range, this bag is a practical and sturdy way to carry your craft projects.
LETISHA’S NOTES ON FELTING
Colourful STARS • “When in doubt, add 20 more colours.” That’s Kaffe Fassett’s advice and it works beautifully in this vibrant quilt.
TIPS FOR STREAMLINING
NO RAIN, NO FLOWERS • This bright and colourful stitchery is to remind us to stay strong and be courageous! While certain times can be harder than others, challenges may present themselves and storms may roll in, the good will shine through again.
ZOO TIME PALS • Any fabric printed with cute animal images will be perfect for this sweet cot quilt.
Sweet Idea! • SCRAPPY BOHO CUSHIONS
STITCH PERFECT • Playing a musical instrument, or even just listening to a piece of music, has such wonderful endorphin-boosting benefits. Whatever you’re into, from jazz to pop to classical, this musical pattern is a lovely celebration of the world of harmonies!
Cute Idea! VINYL MESH MARKET BAG
SCRAPPY X • This striking quilt is perfect for using up scraps, and would certainly be suitable for that special male in your life.
BLOCK 5 Bonheur de Gour PART 3 • In this issue, we will be making 12 star blocks: six per row above and below the pieced quilt top. You can make your own paper templates, as we describe in the instructions, or you can purchase pre-cut 2in diamond papers.
Book REVIEWS • Our selection of new-release books to inspire and guide you on your stitching journey.
ON THE ROAD GUIDE TO CRAFT, SEWING AND PATCHWORK SHOPS • As our population nears 100% double vaccinations, freedom to travel around our country has opened up. Next time you are on the road makeplans to stop at some of the businesses listed on these pages - they would love to welcome you.