Issue 102 July 2019



Welcome to the July Magazine. Such a lot has happened here at Bustle & Sew HQ over the last
month – the most exciting event being, of course, the arrival of my new little baby granddaughter Florence who inspired the first and last patterns in this edition. Next month promises to be exciting too as I leave my little cottage here on the hill and set off for a new adventure, and we welcome another new arrival (canine this time!) onto our team.

Meanwhile, there’s lots to enjoy between the covers, including our new-style recipe feature where I plan to take us around the year with recipes using the best of seasonal produce.

The Bustle & Sew Magazine is the work of just the two of us – Helen Dickson, the founder of and creative force behind the Bustle & Sew bunny and her daughter Rosie who’s a bit of a whiz in the kitchen! So if you’re expecting a glossy high-street, high-budget publication, stuffed with adverts and promotions, then this probably isn’t the magazine for you. But if you’re looking for quirky, unusual and fun sewing projects, all with Helen’s unique style, and enjoy filling your home with beautiful ideas, then you’re sure to love the Bustle & Sew Magazine.

Don’t forget, you are free to sell items you personally have made from Bustle & Sew patterns. All the templates are included at full size, so there’s no awkward re-sizing – no fiddling around with photocopiers or hanging around at printing shops – you can start creating straight away! I don’t mind if you personally want to make items to sell from my patterns, but you are not licensed to go into mass production.