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 …

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.

Susan Young’s Palazzo Pants

Sam Pattern Review, Tips & Tricks 1 Comment

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, …