How to sew Christmas Tree bunting

How to make Christmas tree bunting

Reach for the fun prints, gold stitching and shiny sequins – Anna Alicia’s simple tree bunting ticks all the boxes! Find out how to make your own Christmas decorations below…

9 of the best Plus Size sewing patterns

Luzerne trench coat

We come in all shapes and sizes, so why shouldn’t our sewing patterns too? Get started on your me-made wardrobe today with our pick of the best patterns for curvier body shapes…

How to make fabric paper chains

How to make fabric paper chains

This clever twist on the traditional paperchain by Jennie Jones will adorn your home with seasonal cheer. Read our step-by-step guide…

How to make origami stars from fabric scraps

Christmas stars fabric

Whip up Anna Alicia’s origami star baubles for your Christmas tree – we’re here to show you how! All you need is a  little clever folding and weaving and a few strips of fabric from your stash to create handmade decorations this holiday season. Anna’s used Dashwood Studios fabric to shape her stars from frosty prints but this… Continue reading

Easy-sew Christmas tree advent calendar

SS49 Christmas tree advent calendar

Kids will love Kirsty Hartley’s tree advent calendar, with detachable shapes for them to decorate it with sparkles, stars and pom noms galore! When we first came up with the idea of an interactive advent calendar for our new issue, we knew straight away who to call! Kirsty Hartley is our go-to-gal for bright and… Continue reading

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Introducing Sewing Quarter TV

John & Natasha Sewing Quarter TV

Did we mention, we have a sister TV channel? Well we do and it’s pretty cool! Sewing Quarter is the only TV channel dedicated to all things sewing. Here’s what they’ve got in store in the weeks to come… *psst: includes a reindeer quilt!

The Eloise Set

The Eloise Coat sewing pattern

Meet your first coat project! Make a simple unlined coat or a classic pinafore dress with this staple set. It’s timeless look has a classic style with a button-up fastening.

The Sade Blouse

SS49 sade blouse sewing pattern

Add a touch of Scandi simplicity to your everyday wardrobe with Named’s Sade Blouse sewing pattern, a floaty top with chic tie details.

Win Groves sewing stash!

SS49 comp Win a Groves Sewing machine bag

Enter to win a sewing machine bag, fabric and essential pinking shears from Groves.