Eep! Remember back in July when I made the Butterick B5605 dress for a friend’s wedding? Well, it’s only gone and been featured in the February issue of Sewing World magazine.
I’m really thrilled to be part of an issue devoted to all things vintage. There’s an article on Vintage Vogue patterns, an interview with Second Hand Rose, several pattern suggestions for that vintage vibe – and little old me! There’s even a pattern pull out for three different patterns: a pencil skirt, some lush-looking French Fancy lingerie and a little retro-inspired shrug. Could they cram any more in there?
Here’s an insight into publishing: nothing happens quickly. I was first in touch with the editor last March. Yes, 10 months ago. Thankfully, because I work in publishing (albeit books, not magazines) I already understood how far in advance people work.
And, anyway. Aren’t the best things in life worth waiting for?
You can buy Sewing World direct from their website here or from newsagents. Perhaps I’ll keep my eyes peeled at the airport newsagents this morning. Yes, as you read this post I am on my way to Edinburgh for the Crafters’ Ceilidh. Watch out, Scotland, I’m coming to get ye!
NB If you want to read a really good conversation about sewing magazines, pop by Tilly’s blog post here.