The Lily Dress

The Cotton + Chalk Lily Dress sewing pattern

As soon as the sun peeks out from behind the clouds, we start dreaming up our me-made summer holiday wardrobe – we’re thinking floaty maxi frocks and easy-to-wear styles, with details to mix and match so we can sew up different versions (when we find a summer dress sewing pattern we love, we can never… Continue reading

The Nina Dress

The Nina dress sewing pattern

Sew a new spring staple with Cotton + Chalk’s The Nina Dress sewing pattern, a classic shirt dress in sizes 6-20 with optional design details for you to mix and match. With spring on its way, this dress will see you through to summer and beyond, from work to weekend – just add a smart jacket,… Continue reading

Simply Sewing issue 15

From baby showers to proms, engagement parties to weddings, spring is when the invites start rolling in, so it’s time to put our sewing machines to work! Sweet gifts for new arrivals, fresh home updates and occasion frocks – we’ve got them all covered in Simply Sewing issue 15. Here’s a peek at what’s inside…Meet… Continue reading

Simply Sewing issue 8 templates

Download the sewing patterns for Simply Sewing now! Get the full instructions in Simply Sewing issue 8.

Simply Sewing issue 7 templates

Download the sewing patterns for Simply Sewing now! Get the full instructions in Simply Sewing issue 7. Use our handy templates to stitch a cloud cushion, bird bunting, cross stitch chevrons and a toy pup. Download the sewing patterns for: • Pattern sheet for the cloud cushion, bird bunting and toy pups. To continue the Sew Over… Continue reading

Simply Sewing issue 6 templates

Download the sewing patterns for Simply Sewing now! Get the full instructions in Simply Sewing issue 6

Simply Sewing issue 5 templates

Simply Sewing issue 5

Download the sewing patterns for Simply Sewing now! Get the full instructions in Simply Sewing issue 5

Simply Sewing issue 3 templates

Download the sewing patterns for Simply Sewing now! Get the full instructions in Simply Sewing issue 3 Click to download the sewing patterns for: • Pattern sheet for the boy’s shorts pattern, perfect puppy & two-piece top Part 1 and Part 2 • Full-sized templates from inside this issue   Simply Sewing 3 is on sale 23 April. Available from… Continue reading

The best thing I’ve made by April Rhodes

We asked pattern and fabric designer extraordinaire April Rhodes about her pride and joy in Simply Sewing issue 2

Simply Sewing issue 2 templates

Simply Sewing magazine issue 2

Download the sewing patterns for Simply Sewing now! Get the full instructions in Simply Sewing issue 2 for the pintuck top, boy’s shirt sewing pattern and more. Click to download the sewing patterns for: • Pintuck Sorbetto top, Part 1 and Part 2 • Boy’s shirt sewing pattern, felt dinosaur toy and chair cover pull-out template… Continue reading