Florence sewalong: loving your work!

Craftysewandsewindorset Sewalong winner

Back in May we revealed our Florence Dress Sewalong – and you didn’t disappoint us in sharing some brilliant photos of your dresses in progress. Congratulations to Jenny Smith (also known as Crafty sew and sew in Dorset) whose photo we picked to win the prize of £50 to splurge on fabric for her next creation. Apparently her… Continue reading

9 sewing vloggers to watch

With The Great British Sewing Bee rumoured not to be returning to our screens until 2018, sewing vloggers are stepping in to provide us with our much-needed on-screen stitching fix, sharing their tips and pattern hacks, giving us stash envy with their fabric haul videos and showing off their beautiful finished projects.

10 top tips for sewing with lightweight fabrics

Sew Over It sewalong

Are you joining in with this month’s Florence dress sewalong? We’re so excited to be the first to feature the new pattern from Sew Over It. As Florence is best-suited to fluid fabrics with plenty of drape, we’ve asked the team at Sew Over It to share their tips for how to get better results from lighter fabrics. Scroll down on to read more… Join the Florence… Continue reading

Sewalong with us… & win fabric!

Sew Over It sewalong

Be the first to sew Sew Over It‘s latest pattern with our summer Sewalong! We’re thrilled to be featuring the Florence maxi dress in the latest issue of Simply Sewing magazine – in a two-part sewalong, starting in issue 30. Florence won’t officially be available from the Sew Over It collection until later this year, so to celebrate her making an early… Continue reading

Download your issue 30 free sewing patterns & templates

Issue 30 has hit the shops, with 3 free gifts – grab your copy today! If you don’t want to cut up your pattern sheet, you can download your free templates from issue 30 to print at home.

WIN a bumper sewing prize worth £1200

Win Sewing supplies in our bumper birthday competition

To celebrate our second birthday (yay!) we’ve rounded up 12 amazing prizes from our favourite suppliers, worth over £1200, for one lucky reader to win. This is our biggest competition yet − scroll down to enter today to win sewing supplies to keep you busy into 2018 and beyond! Good luck everyone! This awesome sewing prize was dreamt up by our Editor… Continue reading

Simply Sewing meets The Fold Line

We can easily spend hours scrolling through Twitter, Instagram and Facebook on the hunt for sewing inspiration, so imagine our delight when we found an online community that combines elements of each of these social networks (and more), just for us sewists!