Sewcial Sparkle: our social media favourites (week 3)

Sewcial Sparkle - Simply Sewing

We can spend hours looking at sewing related hashtags on Instagram, can’t we, makers – it’s a magnificent source of inspiration for every sewer and crafter, and we’d like to thank the individuals who capture our interest and make us take in their creative sparkle.

NEW Mollie Makes Big Comic Relief Crafternoon

The Big Comic Relief Crafternoon Mollie Makes Red-Nose-Day

Introducing The Big Comic Relief Crafternoon – a new magazine to help raise funds for Red Nose Day

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Great British Sewing Bee, BBC2

Series 3 of the Great British Sewing Bee returns 28 January 2015, giving makers a legitimate excuse to stay in every Wednesday…

Romantic Valentine’s Day gift ideas

Valentines Day ideas

This time of year the web is flooded with pink and red Valentine’s Day gift ideas and while we do love those heart-shaped DIYs we can’t resist finding a few romantic gifts that are less mainstream. As well as these six finds there’s a bunch of pins on our Valentine’s board below. Tell us what… Continue reading

Meet designer-maker Pygmy Cloud

Pygmy Cloud. Whether we say it loud or whisper, those words sweep us off to a wonderland high up in the mountains where stars shine bright and little people dwell. How fitting then as Diana reveals the perfect transportation to get us to such creative peaks: easy-sew hot air balloon coasters (get the pattern in… Continue reading

Sewcial Sparkle: our social media favourites (week 2)

We can spend hours looking at sewing related hashtags on Instagram, can’t we, makers – it’s a magnificent source of inspiration for every sewist and crafter, and we’d like to thank the individuals who capture our interest and make us take in their creative sparkle. This week we’d like to introduce these sparklers: @molliejohanson, @suevaunallison, @crazyoldladies, @shelovesdresses, @kettleandthread… Continue reading

A Sewing Infographic

Here’s a really great infographic about the resurgence of sewing visually illustrating the benefits of sewing, age demographics and its affect on the economy. One point in this sewing infographic really resonates with us: ‘it’s becoming harder and harder to justify paying out for things you could make yourself’ – we often find ourselves thinking,… Continue reading

Sewcial Sparkle: our social media favourites (week 1)

Sewing Sparkle - Simply Sewing Magazine

We can spend hours looking at sewing related hashtags on Instagram, can’t we, makers – it’s a magnificent source of inspiration for every sewist and crafter. After a good session on the trusty smartphone we have buckets of creative energy to get on with WIPs and we’d like to thank those individuals who capture our… Continue reading

Introducing… Simply Sewing

Hello and welcome to the Simply Sewing blog, we’re so please you’ve found us. We’re really excited to finally share the good news about a brand new sewing magazine that will be launching 12 February 2015. Simply Sewing is a practical magazine for makers who sew, or would like to learn how to sew. It launches early February,… Continue reading