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Date: 6/28/13 4:38 AM

Apparently the new magazine is due out in a couple of weeks. Here's the front cover image they posted:

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Date: 6/28/13 7:58 AM

I have the Spring/Summer and signed up for the next so expect I'll be getting this in the mail. I like getting nice things in the mail so :)

I haven't made anything from the Spring/Summer MyImage, mostly I got it for comparison in order to decide which of the many many magazines I'll keep a subscription to, but I got a free pattern (of my choice) with the subscription which I'm in the middle of... IW1002 (A = the top).
Compared to following a multi-sized pattern from, for example, Burda or Simplicity etc, the instructions are minimal. Including the title for English Instructions it takes no more than 4 inches x 2 inches, with 15 steps. I traced the smallest size directly onto my fabric.
Basic, but even though I'm a raw beginner I can follow it, sortof. It doesn't say (or show in the layout) to cut the neck 'edging' on the bias, and I wondered how that would be (just going by what I've read here and there so far) but I did as it said. After it was attached it was not looking good at all, so I ripped it and cut a new neck edge on the bias. Much better but I should have sewed it a good bit tighter (my first attempt at bias anything so not too displeased). I did cut it to the size for the pattern, maybe should have shortened it a bit.
The sleeve upper arms seem a bit on the tight or 'close' side (which I quite like) so maybe I should have added a seam allowance, but then the shoulder wouldn't be as nice. Hmmm... The body is fine without an allowance, but it is a loose fit. My fabric is some left over lightweight shirt cotton (guessing here!) so I'm not really getting the drape as on the envelope but as a tester/muslin it's coming on pretty nicely. That's about where I am atm, I've got to finish the sleeves and hem with elastic casings. Hmmm, I could have been doing that while I was typing .... ah well!

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Date: 7/2/13 5:14 AM

You can now browse the magazine online as well and see the technical drawings.

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Date: 7/2/13 7:37 AM

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You can now browse the magazine online as well and see the technical drawings.

Woo! thanks for posting! I really like the look of M1354 especially. Nice to see so many Plus patterns again, too. I'd be all over that cowl sweater if I hadn't made two very similar to it last winter...

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Date: 7/2/13 9:27 AM

I like two of the dresses -- M1351 and 1352 -- and the zipped cardigan (M1365), but there's not much else that grabs me this issue based on squinting at the preview. Sometimes I change my mind when I see the real magazine though and can make out some of the design details.

I'm not sure I'm very impressed with the Plus Size patterns -- there's no complexity to those patterns compared to the straight sizes and they both could be quite shapeless. However, if you're in that awkward in-between straight and plus sizes -- 46/48 -- I think there's definitely more for you in this magazine without grading that previous ones because more of the patterns go up to those sizes rather than stopping at a 44.

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Date: 7/2/13 10:34 AM

Hi Westmoon, I just replied to your post on the regional communitits board.

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Date: 7/11/13 8:56 PM

Has anyone gotten the fall/winter issue yet? I'm still waiting.

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Date: 7/12/13 1:22 AM

I don't think it's actually been released yet. This is all from their preview announcements on Facebook.

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Date: 7/12/13 4:11 AM

I'm subscribed for it (and the next) but haven't got it yet. The 1st I got was delivered very quick so I'd agree with westmoon, probably they announce it early. I'm looking forward to it coming :)

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Date: 7/12/13 5:51 AM

Let me help you out a little :)

The new edition of My Image will be available on July 16th. We will start shipping to our subscribers this weekend. Normally your magazine should arrive in 1-2 weeks from now.

Young Image is cancelled and is replaced by "B-Inspired", a new sewing magazine with patterns for babies, kids and teens. Here you can browse through our magazine:

B-Inspired website

For our new issues our English translations are corrected by a native English sewing pro, so they must be a lot better now. As a starting magazine we needed some time to take this (expensive) step. I hope you understand.

I agree our instructions are somehow sparse, but no different from instructions from most other European sewing magazines. If you mail us your technical questions about a certain pattern, we try to answer you within 24 hours!

Also, If you have any suggestions, please post them in this topic.

Thanks a lot! :)

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