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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…

Who gets your vote?

Sewing thread spools

The 2019 British Craft Awards are open for voting! Now’s your chance to show some love to the brands, designers and shops who brighten up your sewing space…

DIY Halloween costumes: 12 ideas to make and sew

2018 Halloween costume ideas to make and sew

Planning a spot of trick or treating or wondering what to wear to an upcoming Halloween party?  Here are our favourite DIY costume ideas for children and grown ups for the spooky season…

Save £££ on your new sewing machine!

Brother sewing machine

Psst! We hear on the grapevine that Create and Craft are going to be offering a huge saving on this Brother FS130 sewing machine this weekend!

10 of the best summer sewing patterns

Charlie Caftan Pattern_Kaftan Pattern-4

Reach for the lightweight fabrics and get cracking with these beach-ready me-mades. We’ve rounded up our pick of the best summer sewing patterns for you, from culottes to caftans.

Action stations! It’s National Sewing Machine Day

Stop what you’re doing! Today is a day of national celebration of the humble sewing machine – here’s how you can join in the fun…

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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, from issue 40 of Simply Sewing magazine. Here’s a round up of some of our favourite ideas for DIY collar style this summer…

Sew, what do you think?

Simply sewing fabric

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