The Overture Set

The Overture Set sewing pattern

This summery debut design by Storybook Patterns can be made as either a floaty dress or blouse. Based on a trapeze silhouette, it features a fitted bodice, back pleat, dropped hem and classic collar. It’s the perfect summer wardrobe addition. This easy top & dress sewing pattern comes with step-by-step instructions and came free with issue 20 of Simply Sewing magazine). Designer… Continue reading

Errata: patternless pencil skirt in issue 20

In Simply Sewing magazine issue 20, there was an error in the instructions for the patternless pencil skirt on page 50. On the diagram it states that the measurements should be divided by 2 – however, the measurements should instead be divided by 4 so that the pattern piece can be cut out on the… Continue reading

Simply Sewing issue 20

When we’re not stitching in our sewing room, we can often be found baking something yummy in the kitchen! So we’re celebrating our second favourite hobby with retro kitchen accessories in Simply Sewing issue 20, along with a delicious batch of new sewing skills to master, makes for the kids and summery garments to sew… Continue reading