7 ways to sew & shop the collars trend

The Libby Dress sewing pattern

The collar trend is looking set to run and run in 2018. We’ll be sewing the look with The Libby Dress, out later this week with issue 40 of Simply Sewing magazine. Try these 8 ways to make and wear collars that wow…

Sew, what do you think?

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We’re launching a sewing survey this week – tell us your thoughts and you could win £250 of Amazon vouchers!

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Show off your stitch skills! Sew your Style 2018

Sew Your Style

As if discovering a brand new series of the Great British Sewing Bee is on the horizon wasn’t enough, now there are even more reasons to be excited about sewing challenges in the UK this summer! A brand new national sewing competition is launching and it’s open for entries.

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Win a Janome Overlocker

Janome overlocker comp

Once you’ve used an overlocker to finish your seams, you’ll wonder how you ever stitched without one! Enter now for your chance to win a Janome 6234XL overlocker, worth £449, for your sewing room.

The Eden Set

SS43 Eden Set dress sewing pattern

Say aloha to your next sewing project, The Eden Set. Make this sewing pattern in UK sizes 6-20 as a relaxed-fit summer dress and top with optional patch pockets and tie or cuff sleeve details.

The Silk Cami

We’re excited to share this exclusive pattern from Sew Over It. Learn to sew with silky fabrics like a pro this skills-boosting cami top sewing pattern.

The City Backpack

SS43 City backpack pattern shop

Get exploring with The City Backpack, a practical and stylish backpack to practise your bag making skills on. It’s the perfect size for carrying the essentials on a day out in the city (or anywhere!). Order issue 43 of Simply Sewing today Buy the kit and see a demo on Sewing Quarter TV (28th June 2018). Check out our… Continue reading

Share your love of sewing!

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We’re launching a new offer this month which celebrates our love of sewing, and sharing our making with our crafty pals. Join in and you could bag yourself Amazon vouchers!

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Oh happy days! Me Made May 2018 is here

Me Made May

How awesome are all the garments that have been filling our instagram feeds with handmade goodness for #MMMay18 this month? If you’re new to Me Made May, find out more below. We’re here to share a few of our favourite Simply Sewing patterns that you’ve been sewing so far…

Subscribe & get a John Lewis sewing machine

Subscribe & get a John Lewis sewing machine

Our most popular ever subscription offer is back! The last time we offered a John Lewis sewing machine for every new UK subscriber, they sold out in a flash, and now we’ve got a fresh batch for you.