Sewing Quarter TV: Autumn highlights

Jennifer Taylor blog

Did we mention, we have a sister TV channel? Well we do and it’s pretty cool! Sewing Quarter is the only TV channel dedicated to all things sewing. Here’s what they’ve got in store in the weeks to come… *psst: includes a reindeer quilt!

The Meghan Dress

SS48 The Meghan Dress sewing pattern

Sew a show-stopper with the Meghan party dress sewing pattern. Make her in slinky knit fabric, with two lengths and a chic cross-over neckline detail.

Dressmaking basics: How to adjust a sewing pattern to fit

How to measure yourself

Welcome to week 2 in our Sewing School series of essential dressmaking guides for beginners. This week, find out how to adjust a pattern to fit your measurements perfectly.

Subscribe & get a Dashwood fabric bundle

Dashwood Boho Meadow range

Never miss an issue of your favourite sewing magazine again & sew the pastels trend with Dashwood’s Boho Meadow fabric collection. Subscribe to Simply Sewing today and we’ll send you a bundle of 8 fat quarters from the range, worth £30!

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Issue 48’s Handmade Christmas template downloads

Issue 48 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 48’s Handmade Christmas project book to print out at home below. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready! Download your Handmade Christmas sewing templates here: CLICK… Continue reading

Put on the glitz with issue 48!

Yes, we know it’s only October…but it’s never too early to start sewing for the festive season! If only so we can stock up on glitzy fabrics for all the party-ready makes in issue 48, from The Meghan Dress pattern with two styles to sew, to the glittery gift tags and colourful Santa sacks in… Continue reading

Simply Sewing issue 48’s sewing patterns & templates

Issue 48 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 48 to print out at home below.

Save £££ on your new sewing machine!

Brother sewing machine

Psst! We hear on the grapevine that Create and Craft are going to be offering a huge saving on this Brother FS130 sewing machine this weekend!

Win £250 worth of Girl Charlee fabrics!

SS48 Girl Charlee fabrics competition

Enter now for your chance to win £250 worth of gorgeous fabrics for your dressmaking stash!

How to measure yourself

How to take your body measurements accurately

Are you new to dressmaking or wondering where to start? We’re here to help! Our new Sewing School series is a set of free virtual workshops to answer all your questions about how to get begin making your own clothes.