Wool Cocoon Coat by Simple Sew: Top Tips

Lorna Malkin Tips & Tricks, Tricky Fabrics 0 Comments

Warmth and simplicity meet in this super-wearable, oversized Cocoon coat. With only four pattern pieces, it’s a cinch to make too! Use our tips on sewing and caring for wool fabric for the ultimate wool, Cocoon Coat by Simple Sew   Pre-washing your fabric We know how tempting it is to dive into a new project. However, preparing your wool first …

Winter Chelsea Skirts – Part 2 from Look’s like I made it

Sam Abakhan Fabrics, Pattern Review, Tips & Tricks 0 Comments

In Part 2 of our Winter Chelsea Skirt showcase Simple Sew blogger Angela of Looks Like I made it takes her A-line skirt to the next level with impeccable fitting tips and tricks, metal snap fasteners, made in a crisp dark denim.

Susan Young’s Palazzo Pants

Sam Pattern Review, Tips & Tricks 0 Comments

I decided to try something different to dresses from the Simple Sew collection for my blog post this time so I’ve chosen the wide-legged Palazzo pants. I always have a look at any posts or reviews about a particular Simple Sew pattern first to check if there are any pitfalls I should look out for which might influence my decision, …

Béa’s Stylish Shell Top Peplum Dress Hack

Sam Hack, Pattern Review, Tips & Tricks 5 Comments

I really like the Stylish Shell Top pattern. It’s been my go-to sleeved top since I first tried it last year. It’s a great canvas for pretty fabrics, because of its clean simple lines. It’s also open to all kinds of hacking. Summer is the time I crave easy pull-on dresses, that are cool and loose enough not to cling …