Dazzling dragon: sew a DIY halloween costume

How to sew a dragon halloween costume

Fly off on a magical adventure with Kirsty Hartley’s glittery dragon mask and wings set. Read on for the full set of easy-to-follow instructions and templates to make this brilliantly bling costume that kids will love.

DIY kids’ halloween costume: Cat cape

How to sew a cat cape

With Halloween just over a week away, it is officially fancy dress season! Get your spooky sew on with Kirsty Hartley’s children’s cat costume tutorial. This fun cat cape is sure to become a favourite everyday dressing-up piece in your little one’s wardrobe, and also makes a great Halloween costume for school discos, trick or treating or let’s… 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