February means that love is in the air, which gives you the perfect excuse to show a little gratitude to friends, family and your wardrobe... Make our sleeveless tie top and pair it with Julia Claridge's pretty bow skirt, or whip-up Fiona Hesford's frilled dress and complete the look with our leather zipped pouch. Valentine's is also a great opportunity for self-love, which is why Sew has delved into the world of mindful slow stitching to find out the magical benefits of crafting. Why not get started with Susie Johns' embroidered wall hanging? It's ever-so soothing to make! Finally, Sewing Bee favourite Patrick Grant joins other leading industry experts to share advice on creating perfectly-finished clothing, plus, we share top tips for taking a winning garment pic - just in time for those of you entering Dressmaker of the Year! For all this and more, pick up your copy TODAY.