December 2019
December 2019

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Penny Shirt

Penny Shirt

The pussybow blouse is an iconic garment that takes you from a day at the office through to an evening out. Polyester and chiffons are perfect for Amanda Walker's design,…

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How To Sew A Drawstring Bag – Easy Sewing Tutorial

How To Sew A Drawstring Bag – Easy Sewing Tutorial

If you’d like to take a sewing class from the comfort of your own home, The Crafts Channel on Youtube is the place for you! Featuring crafty video tutorials by none…

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8 Romantic Wedding Makes Fit for a Prince and Princess!

8 Romantic Wedding Makes Fit for a Prince and Princess!

Anticipation is growing for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding – but you don’t have to be royalty to appreciate these crafty projects! Make your special day truly individual, or delight a bride and…

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Get Ready For Sew Saturday 2018!

Get Ready For Sew Saturday 2018!

The stitchiest day of the year is making a comeback! Sew Saturday will be returning on 6th October this year, so mark the date in your diaries and get ready…

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Sew 110 Sneak Peek

Sew 110 Sneak Peek

May day, may day! Issue 110 of Sew has hit the news stands, packed with inspiring projects that you’ll want to make right NOW. It comes with a FREE Simplicity pattern to…

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Call The Midwife! Your Wardrobe Is More 50s Than You Realise

Call The Midwife! Your Wardrobe Is More 50s Than You Realise

The 1950s is one of the most memorable periods in fashion history. Ask anyone about the women of this period, and two visions spring to mind: the 50s housewife and…

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Sew Issue 109 Sneak Peek

Sew Issue 109 Sneak Peek

Issue 109 of Sew has arrived, with all kinds of inspiring dressmaking projects, plus items to make for the home or to give to your loved ones. This issue’s FREE New Look…

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Kid’s Superhero Cape

Kid’s Superhero Cape

If you enjoyed making Lane Huerta's dog cape featured in the April '18 issue of Sew, why not whip up a matching child's version for your little hero as well?…

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Fleur de Couleur cross stitch

Fleur de Couleur cross stitch

This colourful floral cross stitch by Jamie Chalmers, AKA Mr X Stitch, was inspired by the vibrancy of a Californian poppy in the sunlight, and the diverse petal formations of…

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Say It Ain’t Sew - How Free Classes Are Doing Good

Say It Ain’t Sew - How Free Classes Are Doing Good

We all know that sewing is good for us – not only is it satisfying to create something from scratch, it’s also a great way to relax and unwind. Since 2010,…

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1,560 Hearts – Sewing in Memory of WW1

1,560 Hearts – Sewing in Memory of WW1

As well as being fun, stitching is known to also be very beneficial for mental health – being a meditative process that inspires confidence and feelings of accomplishment, and helping people…

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No-Pattern Tunic Dress

No-Pattern Tunic Dress

This easy belted tunic dress is the perfect project if you’ve ever wanted to try drafting your own pattern. Simply follow the diagrams to measure and cut the pieces from rectangles…

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Stitch a Cute Coffee Cup Character!

Stitch a Cute Coffee Cup Character!

After David Attenborough revealed how much plastic is ending up in our oceans in Blue Planet II, our New Year resolution has been to cut down on the amount we…

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Kissable Clutch

Kissable Clutch

It’s a little known fact that there’s a legal requirement to have at least one kooky purse in your life, and these bold lips by Ruth Oliver will make you happy to…

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Join In Bernina’s Christmas Tree Campaign

Join In Bernina’s Christmas Tree Campaign

Christmas offers so many stitchy opportunities to get creative, such as stitching your own festive tree decorations. They also make lovely gifts for others, showing that you are thinking of…

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Jersey maternity tunic

Jersey maternity tunic

Finding clothes that both fit and flatter during pregnancy can be a laborious task but here, Amanda Walker’s tunic has taken out all of the stress. Designed to accommodate a growing…

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Peplum pleat top

Peplum pleat top

A figure flattering choice for all, this peplum top by Amanda Walker is sure to get heads turning. Featuring a secret pleated detail within the design – which we sent off…

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Flora top

Flora top

The majority of this back detail top by Amanda Walker is made with a four thread overlocker. A sewing machine will also be needed to make buttonholes and gathering stitches;…

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Easy tie blind

Easy tie blind

With its contrast lining and grosgrain ribbon ties, this roll-up blind looks fresh and contemporary, and is easy to make. Our technique for attaching the hook and loop fastening tape…

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Patchwork Stars

Patchwork Stars

If you’ve never tried patchwork before, practise it on a small scale with Corinne Bradd’s decs. Or, if you love the technique, you’ll love how they put small scraps to good use.…

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Sew Create and Craft’s Halloween Witch!

Sew Create and Craft’s Halloween Witch!

This spooky witch by Create and Craft sewing ambassador Debbie Shore still has a flair for fashion with her stripy tights and lace up boots! She’s sewn entirely from felt, so…

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8 Top Sewing Kits for September - Create and Craft

8 Top Sewing Kits for September - Create and Craft

Create and Craft has a greater variety of sewing kits than ever before, making it sew easy to take up the art of sewing.  You don’t even need to be a…

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Embroidered Top

Embroidered Top

Sewing a design with satin stitch is like painting with thread, filling areas of a motif so that the fabric beneath does not show through. It's best to use a…

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Get Involved With The Big Stitch!

Get Involved With The Big Stitch!

We all like a bit of retail therapy now and then – and the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is on a mission to help us be more creative with our garment…

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Sew’s Top 5 Downloads

Sew’s Top 5 Downloads

With the arrival of May, it’s hard to believe that we’re already a quarter of the way through 2017 already! We’ve also been blown away with the creativity and hard work of our readers –…

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Dress to tunic rework

Dress to tunic rework

We all have clothes that we love so much, but we can no longer fit in! But instead of throwing them out or replacing them, Amanda Walker shows how to…

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