Know your fabric types

Know your fabric

While fabric shopping is one of life’s greatest pleasures (FACT), the sheer variety of dressmaking fabric available can sometimes be a tad daunting when you’re trying to figure out the right type for your next project. Start foraging for different fabrics and a world of discovery awaits you, and we’re here to help. We’ve put together a handy Know Your… Continue reading

Sew.co.uk launches today!

Our latest issue is all about ending our summer of sewing on a high note, and what better way to do so than with a spot of shopping for fabric, patterns and the sewing essentials? Shiny new website Sew.co.uk is our new go-to for all things fabric, and it’s a one-stop-shop for fabric, patterns, basics… 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

Win fabric worth £250

Get creative for less with a bumper fabric giveaway worth £250 from Sew Crafty! New fabric is such a treat, and a sure-fire way to spark your sewing creativity. With this fantastic giveaway from Sew Crafty, you can indulge (guilt-free!) in 25 metres of gorgeous cloth to add to your stash – perfect for all… Continue reading

Sew Crafty online haberdashery

Sew craft haberdashery - By Hand London dresspattern

Sammy (one half of the fab Live it. Love it. Make it. blog) runs Sew Crafty, filled to the brim with gorgeous haberdashery items that you definitely need… or just covet and adore. She has a bricks and mortar shop in Maidenhead, the town where she grew up and now lives with her husband and… Continue reading

Free sewing supplies in Simply Sewing magazine

Simply Sewing free sewing supplies - Simply Sewing issue 1

Get free sewing stuff in every issue of Simply Sewing magazine

Friday Frock: Wide Pocket Retro Dress Patterns by Burda Style

Our favourite frock of the week… a wide pocket retro dress This little number featured in Sharon Holland‘s Gossamer Petally Fresh (available from Art Gallery Fabrics) will take you from winter to spring in one effortless twirl. The Wide Pocket Dress, part of the Two for the Road retro collection by Burda Style, is a… Continue reading