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Monthly Archives: July 2015

  • Getting organised will help you learn to sew

    When you first start to learn to sew, there's lots of bits and bobs to try and keep organised, from different threads to bobbins and needles, not to mention buttons, zips and other parts that you plan to stitch on to your finished garment.   You need ...
  • Learn to sew with our tips on sewing patterns, buttons and knitting needles

    When you learn to sew, your focus might often be on the basics - threading the machine, learning how to follow sewing patterns, and so on. But there are plenty of tricks that come with a lifetime's experience, so here are a couple to keep in mind. Fi...
  • Are you having a Cynthia sewing moment?

    Cynthia Rowley is having a fashion moment and for good reason.  If you’ve seen her sewing patterns you’ll know exactly what we’re talking about.  This celebrated US designer has created a capsule collection for Simplicity which really hits the...
  • MoJ invests to help rehabilitated offenders learn to sew

    Helping offenders to learn to sew is a classic example of working towards their rehabilitation, and it seems that this is one long-held tradition that is still going strong. The latest Ministry of Justice spending figures show that the National Offend...

    At Simplicity we’re always looking to add the latest ‘must-have’ patterns to our collection, whether it be working with a new designer, finding stand out designs  that instantly catch your eye, or patterns that are fun to make...and with dottie ...
  • Burda dress sewing patterns still half price

    You can still get your hands on our Burda dress sewing patterns at half price, but you'll need to be quick because our special offer won't last forever. All of our Burda sewing patterns are currently half price, even including the new collection of su...
  • A stitch in time for Cambridgeshire school

    One Cambridgeshire school has come up with an elegant solution to a long-running uniform feud, and may inspire some of its students to learn to sew in the process. Cambridge News reports the dilemma faced by Comberton Village College after some studen...

    Having launched the Simplicity Blogger Challenge in May, we were amazed at the response! Challenging the bloggers at the heart of Britain’s creative community to sew up a storm, we were met by a wave of gorgeous makes, each adding their own per...

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