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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PIN INTEREST • Bright ideas, fabulous products, clever tips & quick reads
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Australian flora WREATH • Inspired by gum leaves, gum-tree blossoms, wattles, bottle brush flowers, sage leaves and the silver dollar eucalyptus plant, this Australian flora Christmas wreath will bring joy!
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Confetti CHRISTMAS TREE SKIRT • Pops of colour make this hexagon Christmas tree skirt even more fun.
All Through the House • Let's get stitching for Christmas!
BAG MAKING • Tips, Tricks, Tools & Patterns
Lyra GRAB N GO BAG • Perfect for a quick trip to the shops or for lunch with your besties, this bag is big enough to fit your essentials, and features a magnetic snap closure, external cork feature pockets and an internal phone slip pocket. This is a great project to sink your teeth into sewing with cork and you can also create your own cork tassel to complete your bag.
Zofia BAG • Escape from the noisy, tech filled, mass produced world we live in and stitch yourself into the calm, artistic and tactile world of hand embroidery.
Colourful & WESTERN • This bright and happy round bag is a perfect addition to an outing!
Isabella BAG • This must-have, practical bag is made from simple patchwork squares.
Along the COBLED PATH • Slow stitch this cushion by cobbling together your favourite Liberty scraps.
Cleo COT QUILT • Keep baby warm with this sweet cot quilt featuring minky fabric on the back for extra snuggles.
BLOCKS 6, 7 AND 8 Bonheur de Jour PART 4 • This issue presents the instructions for the house block (6), the Dresden Plate block (7) and the appliqué bird (8).
Book REVIEWS • Our selection of new-release books to inspire and guide you on your stitching journey.
QUICK CHRISTMAS CRAFTS • There is still time to whip up some quick christmas crafts, check out these ideas.
ON THE ROAD GUIDE TO CRAFT, SEWING AND PATCHWORK SHOPS • Freedom to travel around our country has opened up. Next time you are on the road make plans to stop at some of the businesses listed on these pages – they would love to welcome you.