HOW TO ACHIEVE THE PERFECT FIT

Dressmaking tips for achieving the perfect fit!

Hilary Pullen Dressmaking Tutorials, Full Bust Adjustment, Great British Sewing Bee 0 Comments

We have some fabulous tips to share with you for achieving a better fit when dressmaking. When you watch the Sewing Bee’s being judged on their creations it all comes down to fit and finish, you need both to make your outfit look and feel professionally made. Most of us don’t have our seams inspected quite so closely, but having …

Top Tips for Sewing Checked Fabric

Lorna Malkin Dressmaking Tutorials, Pattern Review, Tips & Tricks, Tutorial 0 Comments

We’ve rounded up the expert advice you’ll need for sewing checked fabric with success   Plaid, checks and tartan are all great winter staples. For a professional finish ensure your pattern matching is on point. BEFORE YOU START When buying plaid, checked or striped fabric, buy more than the pattern envelope suggests, as you will need extra fabric to be …

3 free sewing patterns

Learn how to sew with our free dressmaking e-book and download free patterns!

Lorna Malkin Dressmaking Tutorials, Tips & Tricks 0 Comments

So, Simple Sew is home to stylish sewing patterns and practical craft supplies. We have over 50 commercial patterns in the range including our hugely popular Cocoon Dress Pattern and gorgeous Simplicity Vintage sewing supplies. For a limited time only, we’re offering new newsletter subscribers three FREE digital pattern downloads! These oh so stylish, skill-building designs are perfect additions to …