The Great British Sewing Bee news: on air 2019

The Great British Sewing Bee final

New Great British Sewing Bee presenter Joe Lycett has revealed on his instagram feed that filming has finished for series 5 and he’s even let slip a teaser for when the new series is set to air!

Win a Elna sewing machine!

SS47 comp Elna sewing machine

Enter now for your chance to win an Elna 570 sewing machine for your craft room, worth £639.

New-season style updates in issue 47

Simply Sewing issue 47

Leaves are turning golden brown, there’s a fresh chill in the air, and we’re getting our sewing machines at the ready – it’s time to sew for a new season!

Bonus Alexa Top pattern download

We’re adding to our everyday wardrobe with issue 47’s The Alexa Dress, an easy-wear ruffle-hem jersey style in sizes 6-20 (US 4-18/EUR 34-48). Get the full sewing pattern with issue 47 of Simply Sewing, or you can make your Alexa as a top as well with our bonus pattern pieces!

Issue 47’s sewing patterns

Issue 47 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 47 to print out at home below.

Win! A Slimline Lamp by Daylight

Daylight Company Slimline lamp giveaway

Enter now for your chance to win one of four Daylight Company Slimline LED Table Lamps worth £125 each!

The Aisling Dress

The Aisling Dress

Go boho with The Aisling Dress sewing pattern, a laid-back frock for everyday wear with a gathered skirt, neat collar, V-neckline and full sleeves, in UK sizes 6-20.

The Tamsyn Top

Simply Sewing Tamsyn Top sewing pattern

This boho top sewing pattern has a relaxed style with gathered sleeves. It’s a perfect match for light cottons, draped linens and floaty crepes – and holidays!

Feel-good sewing in issue 46

SS46 coveronwood

With a packed schedule of barbecues, holidays, kids’ activities, beach days, family get-togethers, weddings and more, the summer break has us feeling in need of some R&R! Which, of course, for us means spending quality time with our sewing machine. So we’ve filled issue 46 with treat-yourself makes, from a breezy boho dress and twirly… Continue reading

Issue 46’s downloads

Issue 46 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates from issue 46 to print out at home below.