How to make Christmas Stockings

How to make Christmas stockings

Welcome to the final part of our merriest blog series yet – the Ho Ho Sewalong. Yesterday we showed you how to sew up a presents sack for Christmas morning, and today we’ve got another classic Christmas make for you – How to make Christmas stockings. In the last in our series of Christmas sewing patterns, designed by Rebecca Reid, we’ll tell you… Continue reading

How to sew a Christmas gift sack #hohosewalong

How to sew a Christmas gift sack

Pop on your favourite Christmas tunes, pour your favourite sewing tipple and join us for day 3 of our Ho Ho Sewalong. Yesterday we showed you how to sew the cutest of tree decorations, and today we’re thinking ahead to Christmas morning, with this DIY gift sack. It’s the latest in our series of Christmas sewing patterns, designed by… Continue reading

Sew a softie: DIY decorations #hohowsewalong

How to sew softie tree decorations

Welcome to day 2 of the Simply Sewing Ho Ho Sewalong! Yesterday we showed you how to sew up your own star cushions, and today we’ve been inspired by Sew a Softie for Christmas  to bring you part 2 of the sew along – these DIY Christmas decorations! Whip up these mini shapes in just a… Continue reading

DIY star cushions #hohosewalong

How to sew star cushions

It’s official – we are feeling full of holiday cheer here at Simply Sewing magazine. Our team trimmings up, our Secret Santa plans are afoot, and now we’re in the mood for a spot of seasonal sewing. Oh, and we’re officially inviting you to join us! Today we’re launching our Ho Ho Sewalong: a four-part blog series of free Christmas… Continue reading

DIY fabric-covered Christmas letters

DIY fabric letters

We’re loving this idea from Simply Christmas magazine for raiding your fabric stash to make quick DIY decorations! It’s a great way to make the most of those festive fabric scraps that stay in your sewing corner all year round: now you can rescue them from your craft cupboard and show them off as a centre piece… Continue reading

How to make Christmas baubles

How to use fabric scraps to make DIY baubles

Set a colourful scene for Santa’s arrival and turn fabric scraps into one-of-a-kind tree decorations! We’re getting jolly with jewel tones but the beauty of these quick DIY decs is they’ll work with any of your favourite fabrics. Get ready to Ho Ho Sew! You will need Fabric scraps: to decorate bauble Fabric for hanging: 2x50cm… Continue reading