8 of the best sewing podcasts

Sewing podcasts

Listen up! You need these podcasts in your life. From dressmaking tips to all the latest chat from the creative community, here are a few of our favourite sewing podcasts.

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Introducing our Essential Guide to Dressmaking

Simply Sewing Essential Guide to Dressmaking

Start sewing today or enjoy a skills-boost to up your game with our brand new coverbook, out now with issue 51 of Simply Sewing magazine!

10 of the best free Christmas sewing patterns

How to make Christmas stockings

From stockings to advent easy sew Christmas decorations! Give this holiday season a handmade touch with our favourite free Christmas sewing projects.

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Let’s make a snowman softie

How to sew a snowman toy

Why wait for a white Christmas when you can sew your own? Jo Carter’s frosty friend is an easy-to-make snowman softie toy that will be treasured for years! Download our free snowman sewing pattern below for this cutest of Christmas sewing projects below, plus find out what you need to get making! How to sew robot softies How… Continue reading

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!

Mindful making: 5 ways to slow down and stitch

Mini mandala hygge copy

It’s no secret that here on the Simply Sewing team we are passionate about the power of sewing to soothe away the stresses and strains of daily life. Here are a few ideas for ways to slow down and stitch this Winter…