The Handmade Christmas Fair

Simply Sewing readers get £7.50 off tickets to The Handmade Christmas Fair 20-22 November with our discount code. Get crafting in time for Christmas at The Handmade Christmas Fair, full to the brim with opportunities to buy, make, and learn from some of the finest crafters around.

Meet the designer: Kirsty Hartley

Kirsty Hartley is best known for her charming children’s clothing line, Wild Things, which is as much adored by parents as it is the lucky little ones who get to wear her clothes (jealous, us?).

Simply Sewing 8 pattern correction

Whoops! We missed a pattern piece for the shirt dress project on the pattern sheet included with Simply Sewing issue 8…

Simply Sewing issue 8 templates

Download the sewing patterns for Simply Sewing now! Get the full instructions in Simply Sewing issue 8.

Simply Sewing issue 8

With the cooler months heading our way, it’s time for some new season sewing! We’ve filled issue 8 with projects to brighten up autumn days and bridge the seasonal wardrobe gap, including an exciting new sew along series. Here’s a peek at what’s inside…

The Refashioners 2015 challenge

Portia of Makery is currently running the third series of The Refashioners and there’s still time to get involved and win £500 worth of sewing goodies!

Sew.co.uk launches today!

Our latest issue is all about ending our summer of sewing on a high note, and what better way to do so than with a spot of shopping for fabric, patterns and the sewing essentials? Shiny new website Sew.co.uk is our new go-to for all things fabric, and it’s a one-stop-shop for fabric, patterns, basics… Continue reading

Simply Sewing issue 7 templates

Download the sewing patterns for Simply Sewing now! Get the full instructions in Simply Sewing issue 7. Use our handy templates to stitch a cloud cushion, bird bunting, cross stitch chevrons and a toy pup. Download the sewing patterns for: • Pattern sheet for the cloud cushion, bird bunting and toy pups. To continue the Sew Over… Continue reading

Simply Sewing issue 7

We’ve been busy bees this month stitching as many summery makes as we can, and have packed issue 7 with easy wardrobe updates and fresh home ideas to end our summer of sewing on a high note. Here’s a peek at what’s inside… Our fantastic free gift this month comes courtesy of Kate Smith from… Continue reading

Simply Sewing sewalong: Tulip Skirt by Sew Over It

Join the sewalong with Lisa of Sew Over It and Simply Sewing to make a summery tulip skirt in the next three issues of Simply Sewing magazine.