Simply Sewing

Simply Sewing 64

Simply Sewing is a practical magazine for makers who sew, or would like to start sewing. Its contemporary look and feel, fresh attitude and ideas, beautiful photography and inspiring projects will have you behind the sewing machine from the get-go! Digital editions do not include paper gifts

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simply sewing fresh ideas with fabric

We’re not just welcoming in a new year, we’re beginning a new decade! There’s no doubt about it, if there ever was a good time for a fresh start, it’s now. Perhaps you’re a newbie, who’s been longing to make your own clothes, and that shiny new sewing machine for Christmas means you can. Or maybe as a more seasoned sewist, you’ve simply decided that 2020 is the year you’re finally going try a new technique. But where to begin? Here’s our advice – surround yourself with enough sewing inspiration (this issue is a great place to start) and soon you’ll be saying those magic words... “I made that!” WWW.SIMPLYSEWINGMAG.COM #SIMPLYSEWINGMAG facebook.com/simplysewingmagazine twitter.com/simplysewing_ pinterest.com/simplysewingmag instagram.com/simplysewingmag…

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MIMI G Mimi G has grown her hobby into an international brand and her fashion, lifestyle and DIY sewing blog is award-winning. She designs for Simplicity and founded online sewing school, Sew It Academy. Find out more on page 62. SARAH MCKENNA After sewing for most of her life, Sarah built up the courage to turn her hobby into a business. Last year, she launched Like Sew Amazing fabric shop online and then she opened a high street store. Find out how she did it on page 36. DEBBIE VON GRABLER-CROZIER Debbie writes and designs for sewing magazines and websites, as well as running her own blog, where she shares her designs. Her first sewing book, The Bag Boutique, was a global success. Make her plant pot cover on page 77. RICCARDO GUIDO A finalist on the…

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ECO ELEGANCE The warm colour palette of the new Atelier Brunette Tencel fabric range is just the ticket for brightening up chilly winter days. Not only are the six shades – Blush, Ochre, Chestnut, Night, Smokey and Storm – a dream to mix and match when sewn up as separates, but Tencel is an eco-friendly, non-toxic, choice to boot! For more info visit www.atelierbrunette.com IT’S A WRAP! Get your swirl on with Simplicity’s Misses’ Wrap Skirt, which can be made with woven fabrics, so there’s no need to wait until spring. With a falling from the hip yoke and side tie or button, it’s ideal for everyday wear while also making a style statement. Available from www.sewdirect.com LET’S GET BUSY W Sarah Watts, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a designer with some fab original products…

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pyjamas patterns

MADALYNNE SIMPLICITY PAJAMA Ruffles galore make this the classiest pj set, where comfort meets cute in crop trousers and dolman-sleeved top. Wear this for your next box set binge – they’re so stylish they make staying in the new going out! Make it in silk or satin for extra glam. www.thefoldline.com CLOSET CASE PATTERNS CAROLYN PAJAMAS Super-neat, white piping gives an elegant finish to these classic pyjamas, highlighting the notched collar, pocket and upturns beautifully. Designed for lounging, these modern pjs are a flattering cut and would suit cotton flannel, linen, shirting or charmeuse fabric. www.thefoldline.com MCCALL’S NIGHTWEAR If you like your loungewear to be a little more structured, then you might prefer to opt for this wrap jacket in a two-piece set from McCalls. Suitable for advanced beginners, this design features a bias tape…

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machine bags

1. Let those forest friends keep watch over your sewing machine with this handy bag with a roomy centre pocket for fabrics. Forest Friends Sewing Machine Bag, £30, www.hobbycraft.co.uk 2. In a classic William Morris print, Strawberry Thief, this charming bag is perfect for sewists looking for a more traditional look. Strawberry Thief Print Sewing Machine Bag, £29.50, www.johnlewis.com 3. With extendable handle and wheels this trolley bag makes it easy to transport a sewing machine, and there’s room for accessories too. Raspberry Paisley Trolley Bag, £35, www.hobbycraft.co.uk…

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skills, shows & events

13-15 FEBRUARY 2020 Enjoy heaps of workshops and craft stalls at Craft4Crafters Show, Westpoint Arena, Exeter. www.craft4crafters.co.uk 21-23 FEBRUARY 2020 Spring Quilt Festival, Harrogate – it’s the annual patchwork and quilting event. www.grosvenorshows.co.uk 27 FEBRUARY-1 MARCH 2020 The Stitch Festival (formerly The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show) is the ultimate day out! Business Design Centre, London. Psst!Use code SIMPSEW2020to get discounted tickets (£2.50 off standard advance adult/£1 off advance concessions, plus £2.20 fulfilment fee per transaction/ £2.50 for posted tickets). Valid for advanced bookings only. Must be redeemed before 23:59 on 26 February 2020. Book online at www.thestitchfestival.co.uk or call 0844 8541 349 and quote code. Full T&Cs on website.…