7 ways to sew & shop the collars trend

The Libby Dress sewing pattern

The collar trend is looking set to run and run in 2018. We’ll be sewing the look with The Libby Dress, from issue 40 of Simply Sewing magazine. Here’s a round up of some of our favourite ideas for DIY collar style this summer…

Sew, what do you think?

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We’re launching a sewing survey this week – tell us your thoughts and you could win £250 of Amazon vouchers!

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Show off your stitch skills! Sew your Style 2018

Sew Your Style

As if discovering a brand new series of the Great British Sewing Bee is on the horizon wasn’t enough, now there are even more reasons to be excited about sewing challenges in the UK this summer! A brand new national sewing competition is launching and it’s open for entries.

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Here comes the sun – and Simply Sewing issue 43!

Simply sewing issue 43

Grab your sunnies, sunscreen and sandals (and your sewing machine!) – summer is here, and so is your new me-made capsule wardrobe. We’ve filled issue 43 with colourful makes for fun in the sun, from breezy dresses and easy-wear tops, to travel accessories and bright home updates – with 3 stylish patterns included!

Win a Janome Overlocker

Janome overlocker comp

Once you’ve used an overlocker to finish your seams, you’ll wonder how you ever stitched without one! Enter now for your chance to win a Janome 6234XL overlocker, worth £449, for your sewing room.

Issue 43’s downloads

Issue 43 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates from issue 43 to print out at home below. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready!

The Eden Set

SS43 Eden Set dress sewing pattern

Say aloha to your next sewing project, The Eden Set. Make this sewing pattern in UK sizes 6-20 as a relaxed-fit summer dress and top with optional patch pockets and tie or cuff sleeve details.

The Silk Cami Top

We’re excited to share this exclusive Cami Top sewing pattern from Sew Over It. Learn to sew with silky fabrics like a pro this skills-boosting cami top sewing pattern.

The City Backpack

SS43 City backpack pattern shop

Get exploring with The City Backpack, a practical and stylish backpack to practise your bag making skills on. It’s the perfect size for carrying the essentials on a day out in the city (or anywhere!). Order issue 43 of Simply Sewing today Buy the kit and see a demo on Sewing Quarter TV (28th June 2018). Check out our… Continue reading

Share your love of sewing! {OFFER CLOSED}

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This post offer is no longer available. We’re launching a new offer this month which celebrates our love of sewing, and sharing our making with our crafty pals. Join in and you could bag yourself Amazon vouchers!

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