Errata: The Pinafore Dress

In Simply Sewing magazine issue 61, there was an error in the sizing on the pattern envelope for The Pinafore Dress – the pattern incorrectly stated that it included sizes UK 6-24, but the correct sizing for the pattern is UK 6-20.

Download issue 61 patterns

Issue 61 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 61 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 Pinafore Dress and The Simple… Continue reading

Handmade Christmas pattern download

Issue 61 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 61’s Handmade Christmas booklet to print out at home below. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready! Download Handmade Christmas sewing pattern sheet 1 – click… Continue reading

Win: Scissors + Vlieseline set

You’ll be amazed at how Vlieseline can make tasks quicker, easier with their specialist tapes – and we’ve got a bundle to give away!

Win! Christmas fabric bundle from Makower

When it comes to Christmas, the more the merrier, right? How about a whole 15 metres more? We’ve teamed up with Makower UK to offer-up this huge bundle of festive fabrics from their retro-inspired ‘Merry’ collection for one lucky reader to win!

35 seasonal makes in issue 61

We think autumn is the best season of all for indulging in some quality time at your sewing machine (hello, cosy fabrics!) – and we’ve got lots of projects for you to start working on today in issue 61. It’s filled with bright homewares, staple garments and cute gifts for (dare we say it) Christmas…. Continue reading

Issue 60 pattern downloads

Issue 60 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 60 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 Autumn Dress and The Pencil… Continue reading

Get autumn ready with issue 60

Autumn is on the horizon and we’re using the change in seasons as the perfect excuse to switch things up! We’re updating our everyday wardrobe with a tunic dress and classic pencil skirt, refreshing our old favourites with embroidery, and jazzing up our space with modern prints. It’s all inside issue 60 – take a… Continue reading

Download issue 59’s patterns

Issue 59 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 59 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 Amelia Dress and The Blair… Continue reading

Win: Daylight Company set

Every sewist knows how important it is to ensure you have good light to work in. Say hello to The Daylight Company – they specialise in lighting-up all kinds of creative spaces with their contemporary (and space-saving) lights, and we’ve got an LED floor lamp, sewing machine light and lightbox to give away. The lucky… Continue reading