Your makes: The Daisy Dress

We just love seeing your creations! Here are a few of the delightful Daisy dresses we’ve spotted on social media recently. Fancy making your own Daisy Dress? Head over to our Pattern Shop to get your copy of issue 15. Don’t forget to share your makes using #simplysewingmag – we might even share your snap… Continue reading

Friday Frock: Papercut’s Skipper Tunic

It’s that time of year when we start dreaming of booking a getaway. Just imagine sailing away on a luxury yacht, a glass of fizz in hand and not a care in the world… Even if a sailing holiday isn’t on the cards, though, you can still stitch yourself a yacht-worthy wardrobe with Papercut’s Skipper… Continue reading

Friday Frock: Named’s Olivia dress

At this time of year, our minds turn to sewing the ultimate Christmas frock – one that’s flattering and comfortable even after we’ve scoffed a festive feast, all the mince pies and a few rounds of cheese and biscuits (not to mention several glasses of celebratory fizz).

Simply Sewing issue 11 templates

Download the sewing patterns for Simply Sewing now! Get the full instructions for the sewing patterns in issue 11, out now.

Friday Frock: Deer & Doe’s Arum dress

Deer & Doe Dress Pattern

Our favourite frock of the week…Deer & Doe’s Arum dress.

Simply Sewing issue 9

Seasonal treats, ahoy! Make kitchen brights for autumn living, refashion a jumper into a skirt, learn how to sew with elastic and learn Great British Sewing Bee star Chinelo Bally’s freehand cutting method this month. Don’t forget your free gift this issue: a pair of polka dot knickers.

Simply Sewing issue 9 templates

Download the sewing patterns for Simply Sewing now! Get the full instructions for the sewing patterns in issue 9, out now.

Meet the designer: Kirsty Hartley

Kirsty Hartley is best known for her charming children’s clothing line, Wild Things, which is as much adored by parents as it is the lucky little ones who get to wear her clothes (jealous, us?).

Simply Sewing 8 pattern correction

Whoops! We missed a pattern piece for the shirt dress project on the pattern sheet included with Simply Sewing issue 8…

Simply Sewing issue 8

With the cooler months heading our way, it’s time for some new season sewing! We’ve filled issue 8 with projects to brighten up autumn days and bridge the seasonal wardrobe gap, including an exciting new sew along series. Here’s a peek at what’s inside…