How to make a monster halloween costume for kids (in just one evening)

How to make a monster costume

Patch up your little monster’s worn jeans with Jessica Entwistle’s tutorial for a quick-sew Halloween costume idea.

Ho ho sew! How to make an advent calendar

How to sew an advent calendar

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for sewing fun and festive additions to this year’s Christmas decorations! Whip up this easy advent calendar to add a home-sewn touch to your countdown…

Sew a Softie: How to sew a guitar plushie

How to sew a guitar softie web image

We’re joining in with Sew a Softie 2018 by sharing this free toy sewing project. Make playtimes rock with Kajsa Kinsella’s soft toy guitar decorated with scraps from your stash..

How to sew baby harem pants

Baby trousers sewing pattern

Welcome a newborn into the world with this sweet gift idea, designed by Jessica Entwistle and sewn in super-soft flannel or knit fabrics. Read on for our free tutorial for World Craft Week.

Stashbusters: How to sew a patchwork baby ball

how to sew a patchwork ball

Welcome a newborn into the world with this sweet gift idea, designed by Jessica Entwistle, sewn in super-soft flannel or knit fabrics. Read on for our free tutorial…

Sweet dreams: quick-sew sleep mask DIY

Make Jennie Jones’ quick-sew piped sleep mask and bag in an afternoon (and still have time for a nap). We’ll show you how…

How to sew a no-pattern-cardi

How to sew a no-pattern cardigan

Ouch! This week’s semi final of The Great British Sewing Bee had us squirming as we watched the contestants grapple with their trickiest pattern-cutting challenges yet. If you’re not quite ready to take on high-end pattern play, but you’re still itching to have a go at making your own made-to-measure garment, then we’ve got the… Continue reading

How to sew fabric gift bags

How to make fabric gift bags

Good things come in small (handmade) packages like this little gift bag by Jennie Jones, made with one fat quarter. Read on to find out how to make them…

How to turn a t-shirt into a teddy

How to sew a teddy bear

Cuddle up with Jennie Jones’ simple T-shirt teddy, which can be sewn by hand or machine. It’s the perfect quick-sew project if you’re looking for something to make in just one evening.

How to sew a bow clutch

How to sew a bow clutch bag

Whip up a bow-detail clutch bag using a contemporary geometric print in two colourways. Jennie Jones is here to show you how to whip up this quick gift idea…