The Lola Dress

Update your summer wardrobe with The Lola Dress sewing pattern in UK sizes 6 to 20. Sew your Lola dress as a maxi frock with simple spaghetti straps or elegant off-the-shoulder sleeves. The summer months are all about chilled-out picnics in the park, days on the beach, and get-togethers in the garden – and we’ll be wearing… Continue reading

Totally tropical summer makes in Simply Sewing issue 44

Summer is all about making the most of the great outdoors – and our sewing machines! Garden parties, beach days, park picnics, exotic holidays: we’ve got them all covered with issue 44’s summery projects with a tropical twist, from statement maxi frocks to outdoor party makes. Grab your copy today or take a peek inside… Continue reading

Aurifil thread box to be won!

Aurifil thread box

Enter for your chance to win a bumper box of 45 threads for your sewing stash!

Action stations! It’s National Sewing Machine Day

Stop what you’re doing! Today is a day of national celebration of the humble sewing machine – here’s how you can join in the fun…

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Win! Inspiring sewing books

Win Cico sewing books

We’ve got five bundles of summer stitching books up for grabs.

Download issue 44’s patterns

Issue 44 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates from issue 44 to print out at home below.

Errata: The Eden Set

SS43 Eden Set dress sewing pattern

Oops! We’ve spotted an error in the cutting layout for issue 43’s The Eden Set.

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Simply Sewing magazine

We can never get enough ideas for what to sew next! If you feel the same, our new offer is the perfect way to get sew inspo straight to your door every month – and save 72% off the shop price! Subscribe to Simply Sewing magazine today and we’ll send you your first six issues for… Continue reading

Errata: The Silk Cami

Whoops! The pattern evelope for issue 43’s The Silk Cami featured an incorrect version of the size chart.

7 ways to sew & shop the collars trend

The Libby Dress sewing pattern

The collar trend is looking set to run and run in 2018. We’ll be sewing the look with The Libby Dress, from issue 40 of Simply Sewing magazine. Here’s a round up of some of our favourite ideas for DIY collar style this summer…