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.

How to insert an invisible zip

True to their name, invisible zips are barely visible from the right side of the garment and so are ideal for giving dresses and skirts a neat finish. Follow these steps and we’ll show you how to insert a visible zip into your next project.

How to sew a circle cape: inspired by the Great British Sewing Bee

In series 4 of the Bee, the sewists made a wool cape in their Made to Measure challenge, which inspired us to get stitching up our own swishy circle cape. We were inspired to share this tweed cape tutorial by Portia Lawrie at the time and we’re reshaping it today in anticipation of tonight’s Sewing Bee being themed on… Continue reading

The Staple Tee

SS52 staple tee website

Say hello to the simplest project you’ll ever sew! This beginner-friendly Staple Tee sewing pattern can be made as a tee or dress for everyday wear.

The Adele Dress

Hello, new fave frock! Make a versatile dress for your autumn wardrobe with The Adele Dress sewing pattern in UK sizes 6–20, featuring simple-style sleeves and a midi or knee length. This dress sewing pattern has an easy-to-sew kimono sleeves (make them with no fiddly setting-in, yay!), plus pockets, a pleated waist and V-neckline. As… Continue reading

The Mia Set

Simply Sewing Mia dress and top sewing pattern

Sew the statement sleeve trend with The Mia Set sewing pattern in UK sizes 6-20, a 1960s-inspired shift dress and top with fluted and flared sleeve styles to mix and match. This summer is all about the sleeve! Flared, fluted, floaty, pleated, ruffled, cold-shoulder, bell-shaped, bow-adorned – all the gorgeous sleeve styles we’ve spotted on… Continue reading

The Aisling Dress

The Aisling Dress

Go boho with The Aisling Dress sewing pattern, a laid-back frock for everyday wear with a gathered skirt, neat collar, V-neckline and full sleeves, in UK sizes 6-20.

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 Bea Blouse

The Bea Blouse sewing pattern

Sew a chic new style for your everyday wardrobe with The Bea Blouse sewing pattern. This vintage-inspired shift top with has a bow detail and two sleeve lengths.

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!