Download issue 34’s free patterns

Issue 34 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! If you don’t want to cut up your pattern sheet, you can download your free templates from issue 34 to print at home.

How to sew bunny egg cosies

How to make bunny egg cosies

Hop to it! Fill your breakfast table with instant Easter cheer by stitching up Kajsa Kinsella’s Easter bunny egg cosies. They’re quick to whip up an all you need is some felt, thread and ribbon. This is a great little project if you’re looking for  ideas for kids Easter crafts ideas to keep little fingers busy in the school holidays. Depending… Continue reading

Quick-sew party coasters tutorial

Quick sew party coasters

Let your coasters do the talking with some cheerful stitched-on slogans. A spot of simple embroidery is all you need for a party-table talking point. Chin chin! This is the third in our series of free blog birthday party projects to celebrate issue 27 and two years of Simply Sewing magazine. Read on for Rebecca Reid’s free tutorial for how to make… Continue reading

How to sew fabric letters

How to sew fabric letters

Spruce up shelves and surfaces with these nifty DIY fabric letters! We’ll talk you through how to sew letters, step-by-step, with this easy tutorial by Rebecca Reid. This free project is a taster from our special collection of 101 Home Sewing Ideas – featuring the best of Simply Sewing‘s home sewing projects from our archive, hand picked by… Continue reading

How to make bunting from denim scraps

How to refashion denim bunting

We’re delighted to bring you the last in our series of posts to mark The Refashioners 2016. In this final free sewing project, Jessica Entwistle gives traditional triangle bunting a bright denim makeover with miniature flags and a clever appliqué twist. Designer Jessica says: “Beautiful blue bunting, adorned with colourful birds – what’s not to… Continue reading

How to make Christmas Stockings

How to make Christmas stockings

  Welcome to the final part of our merriest blog series yet – the Ho Ho Sewalong. Yesterday we showed you how to sew up a presents sack for Christmas morning, and today we’ve got another classic Christmas make for you – How to make Christmas stockings. In the last in our series of Christmas sewing patterns, designed by Rebecca Reid, we’ll tell… Continue reading

How to sew a Christmas gift sack #hohosewalong

How to sew a Christmas gift sack

Pop on your favourite Christmas tunes, pour your favourite sewing tipple and join us for day 3 of our Ho Ho Sewalong. Yesterday we showed you how to sew the cutest of tree decorations, and today we’re thinking ahead to Christmas morning, with this DIY gift sack. It’s the latest in our series of Christmas sewing patterns, designed by… Continue reading

DIY star cushions #hohosewalong

How to sew star cushions

It’s official – we are feeling full of holiday cheer here at Simply Sewing magazine. Our team trimmings up, our Secret Santa plans are afoot, and now we’re in the mood for a spot of seasonal sewing. Oh, and we’re officially inviting you to join us! Today we’re launching our Ho Ho Sewalong: a four-part blog series of free Christmas… Continue reading