14THE SILK ROAD
A brief history of the world’smost luxurious fabric.
18PUT A CORK IN IT
The newest fabric darling withan eco-conscious edge.
22FREE PROJECT ONE:CORK WALLET
Easy-to-make wallet ande-reader cover in the newestfabric in home sewing.
24THE ROLLED HEM FOOT
Taking a step in the rightdirection to improving yoursewing skills.
28FASHION FORECAST:COLOR CODED
Jewel tones and rainbow brightsmake their debut for spring.
30COLOR ME BEAUTIFUL!
Hues Flash! Spring is all aboutcolor. Don’t be afraid to try it!
A look at the design changes wemade in this issue.
42WEAR IT YOUR WAY!
Two outfits, four options:accessories make the difference.
44SHOPPING GUIDE:CHOOSING ANEMBROIDERY MACHINE
Fifty questions to ask yourdealer.
ON THE COVERButterflies are free on thisgeorgette and charmeuse duette,V2779, page 79. Earrings andBracelets: Kenneth Jay Lane. Hairand Makeup: Joseph Boggess.Photographed by Brian Kraus.
VOGUE PATTERNS February/March 2012