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The Aisling Dress

The Aisling Dress

Go boho with The Aisling Dress sewing pattern, a laid-back frock for everyday wear with a gathered skirt, neat collar, V-neckline and full sleeves, in UK sizes 6-20.

The Tamsyn Top

Simply Sewing Tamsyn Top sewing pattern

This boho top sewing pattern has a relaxed style with gathered sleeves. It’s a perfect match for light cottons, draped linens and floaty crepes – and holidays!

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Feel-good sewing in issue 46

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With a packed schedule of barbecues, holidays, kids’ activities, beach days, family get-togethers, weddings and more, the summer break has us feeling in need of some R&R! Which, of course, for us means spending quality time with our sewing machine. So we’ve filled issue 46 with treat-yourself makes, from a breezy boho dress and twirly… Continue reading

Issue 46’s downloads

Issue 46 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates from issue 46 to print out at home below.

12 beginner sewing patterns to start making today

Victoria skirt beginner sewing patterns

Whether you’re returning to sewing after a few years away from your machine or have never sewn a stitch before, it’s a good idea to begin your dressmaking journey with a simple pattern so you can perfect the basics.

The Great British Sewing Bee news

The Great British Sewing Bee final

We’re still buzzing with the news that the Great British Sewing Bee is coming back to BBC 2, with new presenter Joe Lycett stepping into the shoes of dry-witted fan favourite Claudia Winkleman. And now the show’s makers are calling for sewists to apply for the new series. What are you waiting for?

Sew retro with issue 45

We’re going oh-sew retro this month! We’ve filled issue 45 with timeless styles for your summer wardrobe, from a 1940s tea dress to a super-comfy striped maxi, as well as a stylish craft room makeover and an Ikea hack with a difference. Take a look inside the issue…

The Evelyn Dress

Go retro with the 1940s-inspired Evelyn Dress, a tea-party frock with two feminine collar styles, two lengths and a swishy fit-and-flare silhouette.