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Save £5 on sewing quarter

All these cosy Autumn evenings have really boosted our sewing mojo this month, so surely this justifies a spot of fabric and notions shopping, right? We’re excited to be offering you a special offer to stock up on sewing supplies over on our sister site Sewing Quarter. Read on to get your voucher code and treat… Continue reading

Great British Sewing Bee Live: your top of the shops

In just over a week, London’s Excel centre will be full to the brim with fat quarters, threads and the satisfying whir of sewing machines! (Not to mention some of our favourite faces from our favourite TV Show. We’re busy prepping our workshops for the Great British Sewing Bee Live next week. If you’re planning a trip to… Continue reading

The Adele Dress

Hello, new fave frock! Make a versatile dress for your autumn wardrobe with The Adele Dress sewing pattern in UK sizes 6–20, featuring simple-style sleeves and a midi or knee length. This dress sewing pattern has an easy-to-sew kimono sleeves (make them with no fiddly setting-in, yay!), plus pockets, a pleated waist and V-neckline. As… Continue reading

The Lara Set

The Pattern Shop Lara

Update your everyday wardrobe with this staple tunic-style top or dress with contrast cuffs and patch pockets. The Lara Set in UK sizes 6-20 is an easy-wear shift dress and top sewing pattern. It comes with full instructions and pattern sheets so you’ll have everything you need to sew your own Lara dress or top. If we… Continue reading

The Overnight Bag

The Overnight Bag sewing pattern

Learn bag-making skills with this easy-make bag sewing pattern. Pack all the essentials for a weekend away in this roomy bag with a secure zip fastening, durable webbing straps, pockets and piped detailing for a professional finish. Have you got your hands one issue 34 of Simply Sewing magazine yet? Check out our free sewing tutorials… Continue reading

Download issue 34’s free patterns

Issue 34 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! If you don’t want to cut up your pattern sheet, you can download your free templates from issue 34 to print at home.

Bold and beautiful prints in issue 34

With autumn on its way, we’re bringing the sunshine to our sewing projects with the brightest prints from our stash – who says they’re just for summer?

Workshop: Sashiko stitching

How to sew sashiko stitch

Our social media feeds are filling up with the cutest of first day of school snaps, and it’s put us in the mood for a new term of embroidery classes! Autumn always feels like the start of new adventures for us, so we’re sharing this new blog series with you all to celebrate. Over the coming weeks we’ll be posting some… Continue reading

Win a festive bundle of Makower fabric!

Simply Sewing Makower festive fabric giveaway

Get set for your 2017 Christmas sewing with the latest fabrics from Inprint at Jane Makower’s new Christmas collection! Enter your details below to be in with the chance of winning 17 metres of festive fabric, worth £255…

Win 23 sewing patterns worth £240!

Sewing patterns giveaway

We’re giving away a collection of 23 sewing patterns from The McCall Pattern Company and Butterick. Top up your stash for free and enter today!