Great British Sewing Bee series 4, episode 1: the techniques

It’s finally back! The Great British Sewing Bee has returned to our screens with a particularly tricky first episode, in which the contestants (meet them here) tackled cutting striped fabrics on the bias to create a chevron top, a maternity frock refashion (which new judge Esme wasn’t too impressed with) and fitting a skirt to… Continue reading

Simply Sewing issue 16

Spring has finally arrived and we’re looking for any excuse to take our me-mades outside in the sunshine! Pretty and practical projects is what Simply Sewing issue 16 is all about, with new-season wardrobe must-haves, fresh homewares and fun makes for playtime. Here’s a peek at what’s inside…