Stashbusters: How to sew a patchwork baby ball

how to sew a patchwork ball

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

How to make a kite mobile

How to make a kite mobile

Make these kites in bright colours and co-ordinate the ribbons on the tails for a lightweight breezy decoration. This project was designed by Sammy Claridge from Sew Crafty. It’s a taster of our fat quarter projects, which are great for beginners. To see more like this, check out our Fast Fat Quarter blog series of easy… Continue reading

How to turn jeans into baby bibs

How to sew baby bibs

We’ve been inspired by The Refashioners 2016 challenge this summer to snip, rip and refashion our beloved old pairs of jeans into new sewing projects. To mark this year’s challenge of #jeanius, we’re going to share our best of Simply Sewing’s denim upcycling projects here on the blog over the coming weeks. To get us started, turn… Continue reading

5 baby gift ideas to sew & love

5 baby gift ideas to sew today

Say hello to new arrivals in style with these easy-to-sew baby gift ideas. From bootees to blankets, you’ll never be stuck for DIY gift ideas again. You can find step-by-step instructions for how to sew each of these nursery makes in issue 22 of Simply Sewing magazine, or just browse below for inspiration! 1. Pretty & practical: baby wipes case… Continue reading

Simply Sewing issue 22

With Christmas fast approaching, the season of selfless sewing has begun. It’s never too early to make a start on those handmade gifts! Having said that, we’re still making time to sew up something stylish for ourselves, too – including this issue’s pattern, The Fold Line‘s Joni Dress. Here’s a peek at the issue… grab… Continue reading