A Sewing Infographic

Here’s a really great infographic about the resurgence of sewing visually illustrating the benefits of sewing, age demographics and its affect on the economy. One point in this sewing infographic really resonates with us: ‘it’s becoming harder and harder to justify paying out for things you could make yourself’ – we often find ourselves thinking,… Continue reading

DIY clay and fabric jewellery dish

Give your jewellery dish an elegant finish. Here’s a look at how your fabric scraps will come in handy…

Sewcial Sparkle: our social media favourites (week 1)

Sewing Sparkle - Simply Sewing Magazine

We can spend hours looking at sewing related hashtags on Instagram, can’t we, makers – it’s a magnificent source of inspiration for every sewist and crafter. After a good session on the trusty smartphone we have buckets of creative energy to get on with WIPs and we’d like to thank those individuals who capture our… Continue reading

Free sewing pattern: How to dip-dye and sew a kimono

Learn how to make a kimono and dress up your jeans with Leanne Garrity’s ombré cover-up project Make like a starlet and swan around in this graceful kimono for a girl’s-night-in, pampering. Slip it on as an effortless cover-up at the beach, or style an on-trend festival look by pairing with a vest, cut-offs and… Continue reading

Introducing… Simply Sewing

Hello and welcome to the Simply Sewing blog, we’re so please you’ve found us. We’re really excited to finally share the good news about a brand new sewing magazine that will be launching 12 February 2015. Simply Sewing is a practical magazine for makers who sew, or would like to learn how to sew. It launches early February,… Continue reading