Simply Sewing issue 2

Simply Sewing magazine issue 2

Introducing Simply Sewing issue 2 packed with 22 sewing patterns and 3 free gifts. We have fresh ideas with fabric – time to make it your own!

sewing projects shot in the studio

This month we bring some fun to your sewing by showing you 4 ways to turn your mod flower print tea towel, FREE inside this issue, into a handy lunch bag, cute cutlery roll, made-to-measure apron or plastic bag holder. Sewing tea towels into accessories, whatever next?

Also inside Simply Sewing 2 you’ll learn to make a stylish tablelinen set, perfect for sophisticated Easter dining. Find the full tutorials to make a bread basket liner, pocket table mat, table runner, chair cover and three different styles of napkins. Other home decor projects include the doorstop, hot air balloon coasters by Diana Stainton, useful draft excluder and fabulous storage baskets by Beci Orpin.

Simply Sewing issue 2 projects-- fabric tea towel lunch bag - Easter table ideas - refashion tops - embroidery

Dressmaking and refashionistas will love the fast fat quarter tube scarf, pintuck Sorbetto top, colour block top (using two old tees) and this month’s upcycling project: a plain t-shirt turned ultra-modern bag – our new favourite accessory.

We also meet fabric and dress pattern designer April Rhodes, Nicki Trench and Mariko Nakamura who shares with us the story of her magical book of kidswear, the  turn the page to find a practical summer shirt for boys by Mariko (full-sized sewing pattern sheet included). Lots more besides!

Simply Sewing magazine issue 2 print editionSimply Sewing 2, on sale now. Available from all good newsagents, supermarkets and our official online store, Sold out? Digital edition coming soon!

Take a look at our latest subscription offer. Get 3 issues for £5 (overseas readers: get 3 issues for $10). Ends 30 June 2015.


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