Oh happy days! Me Made May 2018 is here

Me Made May

How awesome are all the garments that have been filling our instagram feeds with handmade goodness for #MMMay18 this month? If you’re new to Me Made May, find out more below. We’re here to share a few of our favourite Simply Sewing patterns that you’ve been sewing so far…

Subscribe & get a John Lewis sewing machine

Subscribe & get a John Lewis sewing machine

Our most popular ever subscription offer is back! The last time we offered a John Lewis sewing machine for every new UK subscriber, they sold out in a flash, and now we’ve got a fresh batch for you.

Win a set of Clover Mini Wonder Clips!

Clover Wonder clips

Say goodbye to the days of treading on pins on your carpet or finding them on your sofa. We’ve got 12 pack of Clover Mini Wonder Clips up for grabs, worth £26 each!

Errata: Issue 42’s patchwork cushion

Oops! We’ve spotted an error in issue 42’s hunter’s star patchwork cushion cutting out instructions.

3 reasons Joe Lycett is perfect for Great British Sewing Bee 2018

Joe Lycett, That's the way A-ha A-ha Joe Lycett, Pleasance Courtyard, Image 3_preview

It’s been something of a rollercoaster week for us sewing fans – first came the exciting announcement that our beloved Great British Sewing Bee would be returning to screens soon (hurrah!). Then came the news that presenter Claudia Winkleman wouldn’t be returning with it (sob!).

The Great British Sewing Bee 2018

The Great British Sewing Bee final

We’re still buzzing with the news that the Great British Sewing Bee is coming back to BBC 2, with new presenter Joe Lycett stepping into the shoes of dry-witted fan favourite Claudia Winkleman. And now the show’s makers are calling for sewists to apply for the new series. What are you waiting for?

The Sophia Dress

The Sophia Dress sewing pattern

Twirl your way into event season with The Sophia Dress in UK sizes 6-20, a statement occasion frock with cut-out side panels and two sleeve and skirt styles.

Swish into summer with Simply Sewing issue 42!

Simply Sewing magazine issue 42

From weddings to proms, afternoon teas to garden get-togethers, the summer months are filled with fun events to sew for – and we’ve filled issue 42 with inspiring ideas for them all! From an occasion frock and bridal gifts, to a chic clutch bag and sequin shrug, take a peek at what’s inside the issue… Continue reading

How to sew baby harem pants

Baby trousers sewing pattern

Welcome a newborn into the world with this sweet gift idea, designed by Jessica Entwistle and sewn in super-soft flannel or knit fabrics. Read on for our free tutorial for World Craft Week.

Win a set of new patterns

Liesl + Co sewing patterns

We’ve teamed up with the lovely people at Liesl + Co. and Oliver + S to give away four amazing new pattern bundles, worth £250 in total!