Would you have thought that a jumper could also be worn as a dress? "Know-how" is the watchword here. Our top all-rounder can be worn as a jumper in two different ways, and those so inclined can also wear it as a cheeky minidress, with the sleeves as a belt tied at the front or in back. Three garments in one!
Or have you ever worn a rectangle of fabric as a poncho? Considering how simple this model is to make, it's all the more surprising what a sophisticated impression it creates – cosy warm, and beautifully decorative despite the
simple materials used to make it.
Even with our evening wear we fall back on a very simple style. The fabric alone makes a statement, with the little details dotting the 'i's and crossing the 't's.
Had you realised that it's almost Christmas again? This time, we've got to grips with the latest yuletide trends. Classic red-and-white, warm shades of brown and gold, pastel tones and restrained white are our favourites in the list of the most important Christmas colour trends. With all these options, you're sure
to find the right choice for every taste. Here too, we've taken care to keep the styles simple.
Often, it's the little things that grab our attention. We only really notice them consciously at second glance, but by then we're utterly hooked. Decorative seams, simple styles, special materials. It's entirely within your power to achieve maximum effect with a simple design. Sometimes, less definitely is more!
Wishing you hours of enjoyment reading and creating,
Your Editorial Team and Claudia Giesser, Editor-in-Chief
Table of contents
Fashion and Accessories
Your choice: Soft, embroidered jacket, teamed with a sexy leather skirt and decorative belt
Overlocking Special: A garment you can wear three different ways, plus a designer model
Cheeky checks: Dress with jumper and sophisticated scarf
Poncho and Co.: A cuddly garment for cooler autumn days
Hot date: Simple dress with clutch bag
News and Notes
BERNINA News: Presser feet
BERNINA Notes: The latest news from the Creative Center and other events
Tips For Sewing, Embroidering and Overlocking
Decorative work with the overlocker (home-dec topic)
Sewing end-to-end: 1 pattern – 3 options
NEW at www.BERNINA.com / inspiration under News: i-Tips – "Your choice" embroidered jacket, i-Tips – Sewing faux leather
'Tis better to give . . . or perhaps to keep: Bag, cap and muffatees
Christmas: A couple of branches with four different suggestions for decorations
Snuggle-down time: Lovely things for your lounge
Galina Krasnikowa from Moscow
Young designer: Tanja Brühwiler
Sensational: Tanja Brühwiler's casual skirt
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