Easy-sew patterns in issue 52!

The best thing about sewing? You never stop learning! So, whether you’re right at the start of your dressmaking journey (if so, welcome – you’re gonna love it!), returning to the craft after a bit of a break, or have hit your stitching stride, issue 52 has projects, patterns and technical features galore

Win: a Brother sewing machine worth £499

Brother sewing machine

Enter today for your chance to win a brand new Brother Innov-is A150 computerised sewing machine.

Win a Trio of Sewing Books

Simply Sewing Laurence King

We’re giving away a complete set of dressmaking books from Laurence King worth £120.

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 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 Bea Blouse

The Bea Blouse sewing pattern

Sew a chic new style for your everyday wardrobe with The Bea Blouse sewing pattern. This vintage-inspired shift top with has a bow detail and two sleeve lengths.

8 of the best sewing podcasts

Sewing podcasts

Listen up! You need these podcasts in your life. From dressmaking tips to all the latest chat from the creative community, here are a few of our favourite sewing podcasts.

The Lauren Set

The Lauren Set dress sewing pattern

Sew a comfy new jersey staple for your day-to-day wardrobe with The Lauren Set, an easy-wear polo-neck top and midi dress.

The Sicily Bag

The Sicily Bag sewing pattern

Boost your skills with this stylish backpack. Sewn up in canvas and featuring durable leather and webbing straps, this bag is made to last!

New skills and new ideas in issue 51!

Simply sewing issue 51 cover on wood

There’s nothing like the start of a new year to boost our sew-jo – that’s 365 days to fill with creative projects! And we’ve got oodles of ideas, techniques and how-tos to kick-start your year of making in issue 51, with home updates, skills-boosting makes and stylish wardrobe essentials to try. Take a look inside…… Continue reading