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.

Issue 40’s pattern downloads

Issue 40 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates from issue 40 to print out at home. 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…

7 of the best: sweet swans

The Nina dress sewing pattern

It’s official. Swans are the new flamingos! Ever since we featured swan-print fabric for our Nina dress, we’ve known that you love swan prints as much as we do. So we’ve rounded up our fave finds for you to try the trend…

What’s it like to run away on a sewing holiday?

Copie de tours HD

When it comes to dream jobs, there few more appealing than taking groups of fellow sewists on getaways to far away lands to sew and explore. We speak to quilting pro Karin Hellaby about what she’s most looking forward to about her upcoming sewing retreat the French Alps…

Prepare for a colour boost

Art Gallery Fabrics bundle

We’re sewing our own sunshine this month with these colour-popping fat quarters from Art Gallery Fabrics…

The Drape Cardigan

The Drape Cardigan Sewing Pattern

Stitch a stylish and versatile cover-up to take you from winter to spring with The Drape Cardigan sewing pattern in UK sizes 6-20, including two length and collar options to try…

Sew yourself cosy with issue 39

We might be dreaming of sewing summer frocks, but the weather has other ideas! So we’ve filled issue 39 with cosy makes that’ll keep you warm and stylish now, and new-season updates to kick-start your spring sewing too. Take a peek inside the issue…