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Say hello to our new sewing machines!

If you’re a stitcher looking for a new sewing machine, then you’re in for a treat! We’re very excited to share the news that we’ve teamed up with our friends at Create and Craft, to launch a new line of Simplicity sewing machines.

The models include the Simplicity Satin 197, a high end, fully computerised machine in a silver finish and the Simplicity Silk 403, a top of the range sewing and embroidery machine.And they not only sew up a storm, they look good too! Both models have a simple yet contemporary red dot design  and silver control panels, set on the crisp white machine body – so they’ll take pride of place in your sewing studio. 

Simplicity Satin 197 with silver panel 22.7

The Satin 197 model features, include:

  • 30-character memory function
  • LCD screen
  • Impressive 197 stitch count
  • 8 button holes and eyelet stitches as well as having an extension table available too.

If embroidery tops the list of crafty tasks you love to do, then the Simplicity Silk 403 is the one for you.  The machine features a whole host of functions, including:

  • 403 different stitches,
  • 40 built-in embroidery designs
  • 97 embroidery alphabet options
  • Large LCD screen.
  • Variable stitch length and width & auto needle threader
  • Ten one-step buttonhole designs, seven sewing feet, large embroidery frame
  • Built in re-sizeable embroidery designs & download options

Simplicity Silk 403 in white with silver panel 22.7

The Simplicity Silk 403 machine is one of the best value sewing and embroidery machines on the market and a perfect choice for stitchers looking to expand their sewing skills.

When can I get my hands on it? 

We’re set to launch the Satin 197 in early September, with shows co-hosted by professional seamstress Claire Shire-Jones and winner of The Great British Sewing Bee series 2 Heather Jacks.  Both demonstrators will showcase features and benefits of the machine, as well as provide some very helpful techniques to improve your sewing.

Those looking to combine embroidery with their sewing, will be able to tune into the launch of the Silk 403 in October.

To find out more about Simplicity’s new range of sewing machines, catch Create and Craft on Sky 674, Freeview 23, Virgin 748 and Freesat 813, watch live at and use social media to keep up to date with the latest shows, news and crafty gossip.