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…

Download issue 45’s patterns

Issue 45 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates from issue 45 to print out at home below. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready!

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

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.

Errata: The Silk Cami

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

Here comes the sun – and Simply Sewing issue 43!

Simply sewing issue 43

Grab your sunnies, sunscreen and sandals (and your sewing machine!) – summer is here, and so is your new me-made capsule wardrobe. We’ve filled issue 43 with colourful makes for fun in the sun, from breezy dresses and easy-wear tops, to travel accessories and bright home updates – with 3 stylish patterns included!

Issue 43’s downloads

Issue 43 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates from issue 43 to print out at home below. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready!

Errata: Issue 42’s patchwork cushion

Oops! We’ve spotted an error in issue 42’s hunter’s star patchwork cushion cutting out instructions.

3 reasons Joe Lycett is perfect for Great British Sewing Bee 2018

Joe Lycett, That's the way A-ha A-ha Joe Lycett, Pleasance Courtyard, Image 3_preview

It’s been something of a rollercoaster week for us sewing fans – first came the exciting announcement that our beloved Great British Sewing Bee would be returning to screens soon (hurrah!). Then came the news that presenter Claudia Winkleman wouldn’t be returning with it (sob!).