Announcing: The Royal Wedding Sew-Along Contest!


royal wedding sew-along

You all have been working so hard on your creations for The Royal Wedding Sew Along and we’re so close to the finish line. (Harry and Meghan’s wedding day of May 19th is almost here.) You’ve inspired all of us at Simplicity and McCall’s so much we’ re holding a contest so we can give away some really great prizes. Here’s what you could win!

Royal Wedding DIY: Make Your Own Fascinator

In case you hadn’t heard, we’ve been busy making outfits for the Royal Wedding Sew-Along. The big day—May 19th—is almost here! It’s not too late to consider adding the perfect accessory for your ensemble. The fascinator is more prevalent in the UK than it is here in the States (we only tend to see women wearing them to things like the Kentucky Derby),  but we’d get behind a movement to start wearing them again. They’re cute and perky, right?!

What We Really Want: The 2017 Gift Guide For Sewists

Family members asking what you want for Christmas? We’ve rounded up some fun and practical sewing-related gift ideas here. 


Pattern Behavior: The Seamy Side of Fashion  For those who like their humor droll, deadpan, and hysterically funny, Pattern Behavior features more than 100 vintage McCall’s patterns–with captions that will leave you in stitches.