Sew for a cause: Quilt SOS is back

alice and anna with SOS quilts

Enjoy a spot of selfless sewing this Spring – Alice Caroline‘s Quilt SOS campaign is back for it’s third year, and they need your stitchy skills! They’re best known for their Liberty fabric stash to die for, but did you know that Alice Caroline run an annual charity project too? The Quilt SOS campaign is calling on sewists everywhere to help… Continue reading

Simply Sewing meets Natalie Lea Owen

Natalie Lea Owen Monstera Wash Bag

If we were to sum up the work of self-confessed “colour enthusiast and pattern lover” Natalie Lea Owen in three words, quirky, original and fun would be the words we’d use. Natalie’s neon-bright illustrations adorn everything from cards to tote bags, sold in her online shop launched in October 2015. We caught up with Natalie… Continue reading

The Stella Hoodie

Stella Hoodie sewing pattern

Update your off-duty look with Tilly And The Buttons’ comfy Stella Hoodie sewing pattern for stylish lounging. We’re excited to bring you this exclusive taster from Tilly’s new book, Tilly And The Buttons, Stretch!

The Libby Dress

The Libby Dress sewing pattern

Sew a new spring staple with The Libby Dress sewing pattern in UK sizes 6-20, with a classic Peter Pan collar, simple pleated skirt and two sleeve and skirt lengths.

The Drape Top

The Drape Shop sewing pattern

Sew a sleeveless tee for your everyday wardrobe with The Drape Top sewing pattern, a versatile scoop neck detail tee made in cotton jersey for comfort and ease.

Sew the spring edit with issue 40

We don’t need much of an excuse to swap our winter warmers for swishy frocks, so at the very first signs of spring we’re getting the sewing machine out ready for some new-season sewing with issue 40.

Your issue 40 sewing patterns

Issue 40 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates from issue 40 to print out at home below. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready! Note: these pattern sheets don’t include The Libby Dress, The Drape Top or the Stella… Continue reading

Cloud9 Fabrics to be won!

Cloud9 Fabrics competition

Enter our giveaway for your chance to win £350 worth of stash-boosting designer fabrics…

Win! Threaders’ embroidery kits

Win Threaders Embroidery kits

We’ve got four sets of Threaders’ new embroidery kits up for grabs. Enter below…

Sweet dreams: quick-sew sleep mask DIY

Make Jennie Jones’ quick-sew piped sleep mask and bag in an afternoon (and still have time for a nap). We’ll show you how…