The Jenna Jumpsuit

Simply Sewing issue 37 jumpsuit

Revealing our brand new pattern! Sew an all-year-round, all-occasion look with the easy-wear Jenna Jumpsuit sewing pattern from Cotton + Chalk, in UK sizes 6-20 (pre-order yours now – find it with issue 37 in our online store). This close-fitting pull-on jumpsuit sewing pattern has a mock wrap bodice, waist seam with elastic casing, pockets and a… Continue reading

The Zoe dress

Zoe Dress sewing pattern

Have you seen our new easy-to-wear pullover dress sewing pattern? It’s a great beginner’s dressmaking project as it needs no zips or fastenings and can be made in two lengths. It features a front scoop neckline, facings, back straps and side seam pockets.

The Jade Dress

Jade Dress Sewing pattern

Hello, new fave frock! Make a versatile dress for your autumn wardrobe with Adele – our easy dress sewing pattern in UK sizes 6–20, featuring simple-style sleeves and a midi or knee length.

Win 3 metres of Seasalt fabric

Seasalt fabric patternless hem skirt

In case you  haven’t got your hands on a copy yet, issue 34 of Simply Sewing includes Jennie Jones’ guide to how to sew this swishy midi skirt with handkerchief hem…

The Adele Dress

SSM34 Adele pattern shop sold out

Hello, new fave frock! Make a versatile dress for your autumn wardrobe with The Adele Dress sewing pattern in UK sizes 6–20, featuring simple-style sleeves and a midi or knee length. This dress sewing pattern has an easy-to-sew kimono sleeves (make them with no fiddly setting-in, yay!), plus pockets, a pleated waist and V-neckline. As… Continue reading

The Mia Set

Simply Sewing Mia dress and top sewing pattern

Sew the statement sleeve trend with The Mia Set in UK sizes 6-20, a 1960s-inspired shift dress and top with fluted and flared sleeve styles to mix and match. This summer is all about the sleeve! Flared, fluted, floaty, pleated, ruffled, cold-shoulder, bell-shaped, bow-adorned – all the gorgeous sleeve styles we’ve spotted on the high… Continue reading

The Drop Set

The Drop Set sewing pattern

Update your weekend wardrobe with Made it Patterns’ Drop Set, a casual knit dress or tunic top in UK sizes 6-18 with a flattering asymmetric shape. As much as we love sewing up special frocks, we want to fill our wardrobe with me-mades for all occasions, from dressed-up dinners to dinner-and-a-movie at the weekends. The Drop… Continue reading

The Zara Dress

SS32 Zara dress pattern shop

The Zara Dress sewing pattern from Cotton + Chalk is the perfect throw-on-and-go sun dress that’ll take you from beach to bar (or from park to barbecue if you’re enjoying a staycation this summer!). The pattern features a feminine cross-over skirt with a high-low hemline, an easy-wear elastic waist and two neckline and back bodice… Continue reading

How to sew a corset

How to sew a corset MAIN

We’re feeling the love this month, after researching our feature on sewists who made their own wedding dresses in issue 30. If it’s given you a taste for making your own DIY dress, try you hand at including couture techniques into your gown with this free corset sewing pattern and online workshop from Corset Academy. While first met Tatiana Kozorovitsky, who… Continue reading

The Jenny Dress

The Jenny Dress sold out

Come rain or shine, whatever the season or occasion, we’ll choose to wear jersey if we can! Comfortable, flattering and available in a myriad of tempting colours and prints, this versatile fabric is a staple of both our sewing stash and our handmade wardrobe. Sew mix and match jersey staples with The Fold Line‘s two-in-one Jenny… Continue reading