Simple Sew: Personalising your Patterns

Lorna Malkin Tips & Tricks 2 Comments

One of the great things about sewing is the freedom we get to express ourselves through the garments we make. While we can usually individualise our handmade clothes by the fabric we choose to sew with, sometimes it’s fun to take things a step further by personalising your patterns. Personalising your patterns can be a lot of fun, and much …

3 free sewing patterns

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

Lorna Malkin 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 …

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 its minimalist style, 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.