Get ready for Me Made May 2019

Me Made May 2019

It’s that time of year when our instagram feeds are filled with handmade goodness for #memademay and this year marks the 10th year of the popular makers challenge. If you’re new to Me Made May, get ready to join a huge community of fellow sewists!

The Freja Dress

Freja Pinafore Dress sewing pattern

Take inspiration from simple Scandi style with Kirsty Hartley’s Freja Dress, a classic pinafore dress and skirt pattern for your everyday wardrobe in UK sizes 6-20. When we spend time sewing ourselves a new garment, we want to be able to show it off as much as possible, which is why we love to stock up… Continue reading

The Libby Dress

The Libby Dress sewing pattern

Sew a new spring staple with The Libby Dress sewing pattern in UK sizes 6-20, with a classic Peter Pan collar, simple pleated skirt and two sleeve and skirt lengths.

How to sew a wax-print circle skirt: no pattern needed

How to make a circle skirt

Make your own wax-print full circle skirt with our step-by-step guide from Rosee Woodland.

Join the Fashion Revolution

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This week is Fashion Revolution week, when the public and fashion industry come together to ask #whomademyclothes.

The Sophia Dress

The Sophia Dress sewing pattern

Twirl your way into event season with The Sophia Dress in UK sizes 6-20, a statement occasion frock with cut-out side panels and two sleeve and skirt styles.

The Leila Dress

The Leila Dress sewing pattern

Sew your new favourite summer dress! The Leila Dress is a comfy T-shirt style sewing pattern with a tie belt and faux wrap detail for easy wear.

Win Knit Fabrics worth £120

Simply Sewing issue 55 competition

Win an amazing £120 bundle beautiful jersey fabrics from Girl Charlee. Think of all the dresses and tops you could make with this lot!

All hail Juliet! Meet this year’s Great British Sewing Bee winner

The Great British Sewing Bee

Phew we’re still recovering from last night’s Great British Sewing Bee final. No YOU shed a tear when 34-year-old Juliet Uzor scooped this year’s crown. After wowing us with 8 weeks of ridiculous next-level sewing, she’s definitely earned the Queen Bee prize. We meet up with Juliet to talk about her time on the show…

Beginner’s Guide to Toy Making

Beginners Guide to Toymaking

Make your own toys for yourself or as gifts for loved ones big and small with the Beginner’s Guide to Toy Making, a fabulous collection of projects by designer and maker, Jo Carter.