Win 2 Megan Nielsen sewing patterns

Megan Nielsen sewing patterns

Every wardrobe needs versatile summer staples like the new Flint and Rowan patterns from Megan Nielsen. Flint can be made as wide-leg cropped trousers or shorts, while the Rowan bodysuit or tee has three necklines and sleeves to pick from. Get sewing and choose between printed or PDF patterns over at megannielsen.com. How to enter Fill in… Continue reading

Win a Brother sewing machine!

Brother sewing machine

Fancy winning a Brother sewing machine worth £249 from Frank Nutt? Read on and we could make it happen! We don’t know where we’d be without our trusty sewing machine. From stylish home furnishings to special occasion frocks, it’s sewn them all! This Brother Innovis 15 machine (worth £249) is great for stitchers of all skill levels, whether… Continue reading

How to sew bunny egg cosies

How to make bunny egg cosies

Hop to it! Fill your breakfast table with instant Easter cheer by stitching up Kajsa Kinsella’s Easter bunny egg cosies. They’re quick to whip up an all you need is some felt, thread and ribbon. This is a great little project if you’re looking for  ideas for kids Easter crafts ideas to keep little fingers busy in the school holidays. Depending… Continue reading

Treat yourself! Subscribe & get Liberty fabric

Liberty Fabric fat quarters

Oh happy days! We love this month’s tempting offer for new subscribers – it means we get the excuse to send out the prettiest of post… fabric bundles! And not just any fabric bundles… Liberty fabric bundles! Subscribe today and we’ll send you six gorgeous fat quarters of Liberty fabric, worth £30 if you buy them in the shops. There’s… Continue reading

Fast Fat Quarter: DIY quick-sew clutch bag

How to sew a clutch bag

This week we’re buzzing at Simply Sewing HQ! It’s World Craft Week and we’re loving celebrating our love of sewing with fellow sewists around the world. To mark the week’s festivities, we’re launching our My Handmade Wardrobe challenge today. Share a photo of your latest home-sewn creation to our Facebook page and tag it #worldcraftweek and #handmadewardrobe and you… Continue reading

Join our #handmadewardrobe challenge!

Michelle My Handmade Wardrobe

We’re so happy to be joining in with sewists all around the world to celebrate World Craft Week this week! We couldn’t resist giving the week’s festivities a home-sewn twist… we’re launching a special challenge this week, and you’re invited to join in. It’s called My Handmade Wardrobe (can you guess what it might involve?)……. Continue reading

Win 10 metres of fabric & patterns from The Denim Company

The Denim Company prize bundle

Denim is one of our favourite fabrics to wear and sew with, and we’ll be sharing the joys of stitching with this versatile fabric with one lucky winner this month thanks to our prize bundle of beautiful denim fabrics, sewing patterns and notions from The Denim Company, worth £250! The prize bundle includes: 5 x… Continue reading

Win a copy of The Maker’s Atelier book

The Maker's Atelier

If your dream wardrobe is filled with easy-to-wear styles with unique design details, sewn up in beautiful fabrics (ours certainly is!), then you won’t be able to resist Frances Tobin’s sewing patterns. Her classics-with-a-twist approach to designing has made her pattern business, The Maker’s Atelier, a firm favourite with sewing fans since it launched in… Continue reading

We’re all dreaming of a… sewing holiday!

Sewing supplies at the ready

Ever since we discovered craft-loving holiday pros Stitchtopia, we’ve been itching to take a trip of our own. Just think of it… a blissful few days away with nothing to think about but sewing, exploring and meeting fellow-sewists! So we’ve put together this round-up of the  best sewing minibreaks (and fully-fledged holidays) from Stitchtopia this year. Check out this lovely… Continue reading

The Nina Dress

The Nina dress sewing pattern

Sew a new spring staple with Cotton + Chalk’s The Nina Dress sewing pattern, a classic shirt dress in sizes 6-20 with optional design details for you to mix and match. With spring on its way, this dress will see you through to summer and beyond, from work to weekend – just add a smart jacket,… Continue reading