7 ways to sew & shop the collars trend

The Libby Dress sewing pattern

The collar trend is looking set to run and run in 2018. We’ll be sewing the look with The Libby Dress, from issue 40 of Simply Sewing magazine. Here’s a round up of some of our favourite ideas for DIY collar style this summer…

The Stella Hoodie

Stella Hoodie sewing pattern

Update your off-duty look with Tilly And The Buttons’ comfy Stella Hoodie sewing pattern for stylish lounging. We’re excited to bring you this exclusive taster from Tilly’s new book, Tilly And The Buttons, Stretch!

The Libby Dress

The Libby Dress sewing pattern

Sew a new spring staple with The Libby Dress sewing pattern in UK sizes 6-20, with a classic Peter Pan collar, simple pleated skirt and two sleeve and skirt lengths.

The Drape Top

The Drape Shop sewing pattern

Sew a sleeveless tee for your everyday wardrobe with The Drape Top sewing pattern, a versatile scoop neck detail tee made in cotton jersey for comfort and ease.

Sew the spring edit with issue 40

Simply Sewing magazine issue 40 cover

We don’t need much of an excuse to swap our winter warmers for swishy frocks, so at the very first signs of spring we’re getting the sewing machine out ready for some new-season sewing with issue 40.

Issue 40 sewing patterns

Simply Sewing magazine issue 40 cover

Issue 40 has hit the shops – grab your copy today! You can download the free templates from issue 40 to print out at home below. Just print out the PDFs at 100% and then get your cutting scissors at the ready! Note: these pattern sheets don’t include The Libby Dress, The Drape Top or the Stella… Continue reading