Lisa Comfort from Sew Over It has this week launched the first sewing pattern eBook,
My Capsule Wardrobe: City Break
The book features a collection of five gorgeous patterns to sew a capsule wardrobe that's ideal for a city break and includes a versatile denim skirt, essential jersey top, stylish shirt dress, must-have skinny jeans and a beautiful waterfall-front coat.
The five sewing patterns make up the perfect capsule wardrobe and will take the wearer from from day to night in any city you care to visit. The garments are interchangeable so that you can mix and match
So what does the e-book include?
Lisa has based the Erin Skirt on the iconic Alexa Chung-style denim skirt, and it's bound to become a stylish staple in your wardrobe. It features a comfy highwaist with button-down front, and comes in two lengths.
Molly Top & Dress
This is such a handy pattern and definitely will become the go-to dress and top in your wardrobe. This jersey classic top can be made using a breton stripe fabric, use colour block to jazz it up or make in the popular heavier Ponte di Roma jersey and this pattern makes a perfect casual dress. It's the perfect sewing pattern if you haven't worked with jersey fabrics before too.
Alex Shirt and Dress
The Alex shirt dress provides two-patterns-in-one and will look different when made in a variety of fabrics. Make in linen, the shorter Alex shirt is ideal for daytime but make it in lightweight crepes, viscose or georgettes and you've a stunning evening shirt dress to go out to dinner.
Mia is a key pair of skinny jeans and is the ideal pattern for those that haven't made jeans before. , Again, they feature a comfortable highwaist but this time with front fly and back pockets. ,
Lola is a stylish yet comfy waterfall-front lightweight coat (more like a jacket) that you can throw on over anytime and anywhere! Make it in the short or long version, and wear it open or with a belt. It's an essential bit of kit for your everyday wardrobe.
My Capsule Wardrobe: City Break are sized from a UK 8 – 20 and available from the Sew Over It website for a reasonable £20.
If you liked this - then read our Pattern makers in the Spotlight interview with Lisa -
Lisa Comfort, the beauty behind Sew Over It