Gift the star baker in your life Jennie Jones’ contrast trim half apron (and hopefully they’ll repay you in cake). Follow our easy steps for how to make an apron.
Sew a new weekend staple with The Alexa Dress in UK sizes 6-20, a super-comfy jersey style with a feminine skirt detail. You’ll love to wear this all year round, with a scoop neck for easy layering and a ruffle skirt.
They’re our most trusty and valued piece of kit, and as we sew more and more with our chosen sewing machine, we get to know it intimately! From it’s best tricks to it’s not-so-happy quirks, each machine is different, but they all need regular maintenance for us to get the best results from them. So today we’re… Continue reading
Our Sewing machine skills series continues with our guide to finding the right needles for your sewing machine. Fitting the right needle is a must for smooth stitching. Different fabrics and different stitch styles can benefit greatly from a spot of careful needle selection. Read on to find all you need to know about selecting the best type… Continue reading
We’re excited to get started with the first post in our Machine Sewing Skills series! This week we’re getting started with some guides for complete beginners. This is for you if you’ve got a machine but aren’t sure where to begin. Read on to find out how to use a sewing machine step by step – prepare to… Continue reading
We chat about all things sewing with Samantha Claridge from Sew Crafty, and find out about the inspiration behind her wear-with-anything shift dress pattern free with Simply Sewing issue 13…
Dressmaking patterns for beginners, ahoy! Channel your inner screen siren with this beautiful 1940s inspired blouse from Bluegingerdoll.