Pattern download for issue 52

Issue 52 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 52 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 Staple Tee and Kitty Pinafore… Continue reading

Easy-sew patterns in issue 52!

The best thing about sewing? You never stop learning! So, whether you’re right at the start of your dressmaking journey (if so, welcome – you’re gonna love it!), returning to the craft after a bit of a break, or have hit your stitching stride, issue 52 has projects, patterns and technical features galore

Win: a Brother sewing machine worth £499

Brother sewing machine

Enter today for your chance to win a brand new Brother Innov-is A150 computerised sewing machine.

Win a Trio of Sewing Books

Simply Sewing Laurence King

We’re giving away a complete set of dressmaking books from Laurence King worth £120.

The Great British Sewing Bee news: GBSB series 5 trailer!

Patrick Grant, Esme Young and Joe Lycett from the Great British Sewing Bee

We’re counting down the days until the new series of Great British Sewing Bee comes back to our TV screens. With new presenter Joe Lycett stepping into the shoes of dry-witted fan favourite Claudia Winkleman, filming finished for new series in early autumn 2018 and is heading to a TV near you soon!

8 of the best sewing podcasts

Sewing podcasts

Listen up! You need these podcasts in your life. From dressmaking tips to all the latest chat from the creative community, here are a few of our favourite sewing podcasts.

The Lauren Set

The Lauren Set dress sewing pattern

Sew a comfy new jersey staple for your day-to-day wardrobe with The Lauren Set, an easy-wear polo-neck top and midi dress.

The Sicily Bag

The Sicily Bag sewing pattern

Boost your skills with this stylish backpack. Sewn up in canvas and featuring durable leather and webbing straps, this bag is made to last!

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New skills and new ideas in issue 51!

Simply sewing issue 51 cover on wood

There’s nothing like the start of a new year to boost our sew-jo – that’s 365 days to fill with creative projects! And we’ve got oodles of ideas, techniques and how-tos to kick-start your year of making in issue 51, with home updates, skills-boosting makes and stylish wardrobe essentials to try. Take a look inside…… Continue reading