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This is a longish post about sewing magazines. You might want to skip :)

Remember how happy I was to find Threads magazine in the UK? Well, that's not the only sewing magazine I sampled this month.

Readers in the UK are probably familiar with the sewdirect website. They are basically the English leg of McCall's. They even have a "club", similar to the BMMV (?) club in the States, which comes with a magazine subscription and half price for the Vogue, McCall's and Butterick patterns. Now, I don't order that many patterns so I didn't get the membership last year, but this January they had a 2-month "taster"  for 2 quid and I wanted to order a new pattern so I got the membership. It's not actually 2 months, more like "2 months since Jan 1st". It actually expires next week if I'm not mistaken. But I digress.

The taster came with 2 issues of Sew Today (a work colleague said it would have been funny had it been called "Sew Yesterday"), the first of which I received with my patterns. I was very surprised to see Peter's article in this magazine! Proof if you don't believe me (sorry about quality, I'm typing this in the airport):

OK I take that back. I was convinced Peter's article was in Threads, but it's not! It's in Vogue Patterns which kind of makes the UK print make sense. Huh. This whole post is kind of meeeh then. I'll just leave you with a picture of Zurich then. I took a bunch of pictures for Mr T, but I bet he doesn't know what's up with this random building corner:


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