Win brand new Miffy fabrics 🐰

Win Miffy fabrics

Enter to win Miffy fabrics, a 24 spool thread box and quality wadding from The Craft Cotton Company worth £123!

Download issue 56’s templates

Issue 56 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates and sewing patterns from issue 56 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 Shirt Dress and The Flora… Continue reading

Sew a shirt dress + home makes with issue 56

You know that amazing feeling when someone compliments your dress and you can say “I made it myself”? That’s why we love sewing – and why we’ve filled issue 56 with ways to boost your capsule wardrobe, including two staple patterns. And you can give your space a handmade touch too with our project book… Continue reading

The Flora Top Sewing Pattern

SS56 Flora Top Sewing Pattern 2

With its geometric contrast yoke detail and stylishly simple shape, I AM Patterns’ Flora Top Sewing Pattern is a modern staple to dress up or down.  

The Shirt Dress

SS56 shirtdresspatternstore

Sew the effortlessly stylish staple Shirt Dress for everyday with a button fastening, collar, sleeve tabs and optional waist belt. One of the reasons we’re so hooked on sewing is that it’s not just a hobby, but a life-long learning experience. Every day is a school day when you’re a sewist! So we love projects… Continue reading

Free sewing pattern: quick kimono top

This simple kimono top was one of our most popular patterns when we featured it in the magazine back in issue 3. It’s made using just two pattern pieces so you can sew it up in an afternoon.

Win 13m of Geometrix fabrics, worth £169

Lewis & Irene Geometric fabric

We’re giving away 13 metres of Lewis & Irene’s (smoking hot!) Geometrix fabric collection to one lucky winner!

The Great British Sewing Bee 2020 news

The Great British Sewing Bee series 5 contestants

We have news people! If you love to make your own clothes, why not apply for the Great British Sewing Bee 2020? Applications are open now!

Fast Fat Quarter: how to make pattern weights

How to sew pattern weights

Cutting out your sewing patterns will be a breeze thanks to these pretty pattern weights by Jennie Jones.Read on for our free tutorial and learn how to make your own pattern weights.

9 sewing vloggers to watch

With The Great British Sewing Bee on the lookout for sewists for their 2020 series, we have a big void in our lives now this year’s show has aired. Sewing vloggers are stepping in to provide us with our much-needed on-screen stitching fix!