Mindful making: 5 ways to slow down and stitch

Mini mandala hygge copy

It’s no secret that here on the Simply Sewing team we are passionate about the power of sewing to soothe away the stresses and strains of daily life. Here are a few ideas for ways to slow down and stitch this Winter…

Beginner’s Guide to Embroidery: 6 easy stitches to try

The best is yet to come

Join the stitchy revolution with our free essential embroidery skills workshop! Embroidered details are a big trend on the high street and this is an easy way to refashion plain garments in your wardrobe.

How to sew Chain Stitch and Split Stitch

How to sew chain split stitch

Our series of basic guides to embroidery stitches continues with this look at two nifty little stitches that you can have a lot of fun with…

Win! Threaders’ embroidery kits

Win Threaders Embroidery kits

We’ve got four sets of Threaders’ new embroidery kits up for grabs. Enter below…

Workshop: Sashiko stitching

How to sew sashiko stitch

Our social media feeds are filling up with the cutest of first day of school snaps, and it’s put us in the mood for a new term of embroidery classes! Autumn always feels like the start of new adventures for us, so we’re sharing this new blog series with you all to celebrate. Over the coming weeks we’ll be posting some… Continue reading

How to turn jeans into baby bibs

How to sew baby bibs

We’ve been inspired by The Refashioners 2016 challenge this summer to snip, rip and refashion our beloved old pairs of jeans into new sewing projects. To mark this year’s challenge of #jeanius, we’re going to share our best of Simply Sewing’s denim upcycling projects here on the blog over the coming weeks. To get us started, turn… Continue reading