Here comes the sun – and Simply Sewing issue 43!

Simply sewing issue 43

Grab your sunnies, sunscreen and sandals (and your sewing machine!) – summer is here, and so is your new me-made capsule wardrobe. We’ve filled issue 43 with colourful makes for fun in the sun, from breezy dresses and easy-wear tops, to travel accessories and bright home updates – with 3 stylish patterns included!

Subscribe & get a John Lewis sewing machine

Subscribe & get a John Lewis sewing machine

Our most popular ever subscription offer is back! The last time we offered a John Lewis sewing machine for every new UK subscriber, they sold out in a flash, and now we’ve got a fresh batch for you.

Errata: Issue 42’s patchwork cushion

Oops! We’ve spotted an error in issue 42’s hunter’s star patchwork cushion cutting out instructions.

Swish into summer with Simply Sewing issue 42!

Simply Sewing magazine issue 42

From weddings to proms, afternoon teas to garden get-togethers, the summer months are filled with fun events to sew for – and we’ve filled issue 42 with inspiring ideas for them all! From an occasion frock and bridal gifts, to a chic clutch bag and sequin shrug, take a peek at what’s inside the issue… Continue reading

5 new spring looks, 20 home projects + more in issue 41

Spring is in the air, and our sewing machine is ready to go! We’ve packed issue 41 with projects to give our homes and wardrobes a new look for the new season, including the versatile Emma Pinafore pattern and Handmade Home project book with 20 home makes to try.

Sew the spring edit with issue 40

Simply Sewing magazine issue 40 cover

We don’t need much of an excuse to swap our winter warmers for swishy frocks, so at the very first signs of spring we’re getting the sewing machine out ready for some new-season sewing with issue 40.

Prepare for a colour boost

Art Gallery Fabrics bundle

We’re sewing our own sunshine this month with these colour-popping fat quarters from Art Gallery Fabrics…

Sew yourself cosy with issue 39

We might be dreaming of sewing summer frocks, but the weather has other ideas! So we’ve filled issue 39 with cosy makes that’ll keep you warm and stylish now, and new-season updates to kick-start your spring sewing too. Take a peek inside the issue…

Kick-start your 2018 sewing plans with issue 38, out now!

Our New Year’s resolution is an easy one: to spend more time at our sewing machine! We’ve got lots of handmade loveliness planned for the coming year, from jersey dresses and chic blouses to gym essentials and quick-sew accessories to freshen up our space. Get inspired and take a peek inside issue 38 below. Get your copy today… Continue reading

Last-minute festive DIYs in issue 37

Oh, the weather outside is frightful…which gives us the perfect excuse to treat ourselves to some well-earned sewing time! This month, we’re adding the finishing touches to our festive table with handmade decs, stitching up an NYE-ready outfit, and making last-minute gifts. Here’s a peek inside issue 37… While scrolling through sewing blogs and social… Continue reading