Time to celebrate with issue 62

Say hello to the most joyous season of the year! It’s almost the holidays and we can’t think of a better time of year to show off your sewing skills. From handmade advent calendars and decorations, to glamorous vintage-inspired party dresses and glitzy skirts (perfect for dancing the night away on New Year’s Eve!), we’ve… Continue reading

Errata: The Pinafore Dress

In Simply Sewing magazine issue 61, there was an error in the sizing on the pattern envelope for The Pinafore Dress – the pattern incorrectly stated that it included sizes UK 6-24, but the correct sizing for the pattern is UK 6-20.

35 seasonal makes in issue 61

We think autumn is the best season of all for indulging in some quality time at your sewing machine (hello, cosy fabrics!) – and we’ve got lots of projects for you to start working on today in issue 61. It’s filled with bright homewares, staple garments and cute gifts for (dare we say it) Christmas…. Continue reading

Get autumn ready with issue 60

Autumn is on the horizon and we’re using the change in seasons as the perfect excuse to switch things up! We’re updating our everyday wardrobe with a tunic dress and classic pencil skirt, refreshing our old favourites with embroidery, and jazzing up our space with modern prints. It’s all inside issue 60 – take a… Continue reading

Summer style updates in issue 59

Give your home, wardrobe and skills a boost this summer with issue 59 – out now! Packed with 21 exclusive-to-us designs to sew, from two stylish covergift patterns and beginner tutorials for drafting your own (it’s easy, we promise!), to eight too-cute designs to stitch for a new baby. Take a peek inside…This issue’s cover… Continue reading

Get holiday ready with issue 58

Our sewing machines are whirring away in preparation for our summer hols! Issue 58’s ultimate maxi dress, staple vest top, chic beachy kaftan and breezy tie-shoulder linen top are all being packed in our suitcase, along with a cute romper set and dino plushie for the kids, too. Take a look inside the issue…Timeless, feminine… Continue reading

Sew a colourful summer with issue 57

Sun’s out, colours out! Summer is on its way, and that means bold hues and playful prints are at the top of our to-sew list – and filling the pages of issue 57. Refresh your summer wardrobe with three easy patternless makes, upgrade your picnic game with laminate accessories, stitch cute toys to keep the… Continue reading

Sew a shirt dress + home makes with issue 56

You know that amazing feeling when someone compliments your dress and you can say “I made it myself”? That’s why we love sewing – and why we’ve filled issue 56 with ways to boost your capsule wardrobe, including two staple patterns. And you can give your space a handmade touch too with our project book… Continue reading

Get summer ready with issue 55!

Whatever adventures your summer brings, make sure you fit in some quality sewing time! We’ve filled issue 55 with easy-sew wardrobe and home updates with a summery vibe (including 3 paper patterns!), from a jersey wrap dress and staple A-line skirt to a fold-up tote (perfect for picnics!) and boho bedroom makeover.

Easy-wear looks to sew in issue 54

Issue 54 is out now and we’ve filled it with simple-to-make garments that are as fun to sew as they are to wear, plus on-trend home accessories and cute toys for kids, too. Here’s a look at what’s inside…