Fat Quarter Collection: download your templates here

Fast Fat Quarter penguins

  In case you missed the news, our jam-packed Fat Quarter Collection is in shops now. It’s packed with 52 of our favourite ideas for quick and easy sewing projects. Read on to download all the collection’s templates…

DIY wrap dress tutorial

Infinity Dress - free dress sewing pattern

Twist it, drape it, tie it… one dress, countless ways to wear it, and we’re here to show you how to sew it! Portia Lawrie has designed this convertible wrap dress tutorial for a clever multi-style frock that makes party dressing a doddle. Read on to find out how it’s done…

Meet the designer: Sew Crafty

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…

Meet our cover star!

Chinelo and Charlie

We’re loving having Chinelo Bally as our cover star for issue 9, and featuring a one-off exclusive pattern from the GBSB star in the magazine. Chinelo’s stunning batwing top is a fabulous introduction to freehand cutting and takes just a couple of hours to make.

Dressmaking patterns for beginners by Bluegingerdoll

Dressmaking patterns for beginners, ahoy! Channel your inner screen siren with this beautiful 1940s inspired blouse from Bluegingerdoll.

Free sewing patterns: How to make a flower brooch

New to sewing? Try this super simple brooch project to get the hang of gathering, back stitches and ruffles..

Free sewing pattern: How to dip-dye and sew a kimono

Learn how to make a kimono and dress up your jeans with Leanne Garrity’s ombré cover-up project Make like a starlet and swan around in this graceful kimono for a girl’s-night-in, pampering. Slip it on as an effortless cover-up at the beach, or style an on-trend festival look by pairing with a vest, cut-offs and… Continue reading