Download issue 53’s patterns

Issue 53 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 53 to print out at home below. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready! Note: these pattern sheets don’t include The Amélie Dress and The Sarah… Continue reading

Sew spring style with issue 53

We don’t know what we’re more excited about: The Great British Sewing Bee being back on our screens, or the arrival of spring (who are we kidding – it’s obviously GBSB, right?). When you’re not watching your favourite sewing TV show, though, we’ve got plenty of projects and patterns for you to make in issue… Continue reading

Simply Sewing meets: Great British Sewing Bee’s Sheila

Another week, another too-soon exit from the Sewing Bee! In episode two, we said a fond farewell to the super-talented Sheila. Sheila is the youngest of 9 children born to Jamaican parents, who arrived in England as part of the Windrush generation and settled in Stoke-on-Trent. She now lives in Ilford, Essex with her daughter… Continue reading

Pattern download for issue 52

Issue 52 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 52 to print out at home below. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready! Note: these pattern sheets don’t include The Staple Tee and Kitty Pinafore… Continue reading

Easy-sew patterns in issue 52!

The best thing about sewing? You never stop learning! So, whether you’re right at the start of your dressmaking journey (if so, welcome – you’re gonna love it!), returning to the craft after a bit of a break, or have hit your stitching stride, issue 52 has projects, patterns and technical features galore

New skills and new ideas in issue 51!

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There’s nothing like the start of a new year to boost our sew-jo – that’s 365 days to fill with creative projects! And we’ve got oodles of ideas, techniques and how-tos to kick-start your year of making in issue 51, with home updates, skills-boosting makes and stylish wardrobe essentials to try. Take a look inside…… Continue reading

Issue 50’s pattern downloads

Issue 50 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 50 to print out at home below. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready! Note: these pattern sheets don’t include The Jodie Jumper and The Cressida… Continue reading

Put on the glitz with issue 48!

Yes, we know it’s only October…but it’s never too early to start sewing for the festive season! If only so we can stock up on glitzy fabrics for all the party-ready makes in issue 48, from The Meghan Dress pattern with two styles to sew, to the glittery gift tags and colourful Santa sacks in… Continue reading

Simply Sewing issue 48’s sewing patterns & templates

Issue 48 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 48 to print out at home below.

Feel-good sewing in issue 46

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With a packed schedule of barbecues, holidays, kids’ activities, beach days, family get-togethers, weddings and more, the summer break has us feeling in need of some R&R! Which, of course, for us means spending quality time with our sewing machine. So we’ve filled issue 46 with treat-yourself makes, from a breezy boho dress and twirly… Continue reading