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Issue 51’s pattern downloads

Simply Sewing magazine issue 51 cover large

Issue 51 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 51 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 Lauren Set and The Sicily… Continue reading

Transform a tee: How to make a peplum top

How to refashion a t-shirt into a peplum top

Jennie Jones shows you how to pep up a classic striped tee with a simple-sew peplum detail.

10 of the best free Christmas sewing patterns

How to make Christmas stockings

From stockings to advent easy sew Christmas decorations! Give this holiday season a handmade touch with our favourite free Christmas sewing projects.

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How to sew a patch pocket

Ramp up the cute factor on dresses, tops and trousers with our step-by-step guide to adding a patch pocket.

Snap happy: How to make a camera strap

How to sew a camera strap

Welcome to the latest in our series of last-minute gift ideas! Treat the photography fan in your life to Jennie Jones’ quilted reversible camera strap. Here’s how you make it…

How to sew a pencil case

How to sew a pencil case

Raid your stash for a pretty fat quarter and sew up this handy zip case with neat box corners by Jennie Jones.

How to make a Hot Water Bottle Cover

How to make a hot water bottle cover

Looking for last-minute gift ideas to make this Christmas? Welcome to our series of daily quick-sew projects to whip up in just an evening. To start us off, perfect your piping skills with this sweet and simple hot water bottle cover by Jennie Jones.

How to sew star place holders for your Christmas table

How to make Christmas table place holders

Add star quality to your table with these twinkly place holders, wrapped in twine so you can add your own name cards.

How to sew your own Christmas tree baubles

Christmas baubles sewing pattern

Give your tree a me-made update with Anna Alicia’s baubles in a harmonious mix of delicate hues and metallic shades. Whip up a batch tonight with our step-by-step guide…