Say hello to issue 24

Simply Sewing issue 24

We’ve just had our first office copies of our brand new issue! Simply Sewing issue 24 goes on sale today (grab your copy today). With this issue, we’re all about trialling new ideas. We always love to bring you free sewing patterns, and this month our cover star The Audrey Dress is our first retro-style free pattern. She’s inspired by 1950s icon Audrey Hepburn. We love this classic frock with a cinched-in waist, swishy pleated skirt and hem band detail. We think Audrey would approve!

Simply Sewing The Audrey Dress

Not 1 but 2 free gifts!

Audrey isn’t our only new addition this issue! We’re happy to reveal two new features: Transform It! feature, bringing you upcycling ideas to try with everyday items, while our Essential Skills tutorials will bring you a new technique each issue, starting with how to insert an invisible zip. Get started with our guide to turning a jumper into a cosy pair of mittens. And we’ve been trying our hand at designing our own fabric. This issue comes with not just one but two free gifts! As well as the Audrey easy sewing pattern, we’re giving you a bundle of exclusive screen-printed fabric, designed by us! And we’ve got five simple accessories ideas for you to sew with it too, see below. What do you think?

Simply Sewing issue 24

Also in issue 23:

  • Sew Kirsty Hartley’s fun winter hat to keep kids warm and happy
  • Indulge in a little bit of hygge with our laid-back dining room ideas
  • Sew up a soft toy polar bear
  • Quick denim upcycle with our DIY alphabet keyring!
  • Go for gold with Portia Laurie’s drapey tunic dress
  • Happy sewing! x

Issue 24 dining room home sewing ideas

Simply Sewing issue 24
Simply Sewing
 24, on sale now. Available from all good newsagents, supermarkets and our online store. Sold out? Download the digital edition from Google Play and Apple Newsstand.

Take a look at our latest subscription offer and read on to view our complete gallery of this issue’s sewing projects below…


How to sew your own polar bear toy