sewing patterns, sewing for summer

NEW LOOK SUMMER '15

New Look (1504N) catalogue is out and full of new patterns to sew for summer.
Here's what New Look has in store for us this season!

Elegant dressing

This season is all about style with clean lines and a little detailing

This is sewing pattern is definitely one of our favourites. New Look 6372 (sizes 6-18) contains patterns for a cocktail or day dress that can be sleeveless with a keyhole neckline in maxi or short length or alternatively made as a halterneck in the maxi length with back slit, or short length without. It's marked as easy and could probably be made in an afternoon. this pattern could be made into a top too.

Summer Casuals

Easy to make and easy to wear casuals are a must for the summer. These patterns include key pieces to fill your wardrobe with staple garments for the season

New Look 6381 has 4 Knit bottoms sewing patterns including wide leg trousers, shorts, maxi skirt and high- low skirt, - all you really need for holiday. All are pull-on elastic waistband which is best on holiday where an expanding waistline might be on the cards! The pattern comes in sizes 8-20.

If you didn't make one last year, it's time to add a jumpsuit to your wardrobe. New Look 6373 features slightly wider straps than shoestring, pretty ruffle and drawstring waistline. Pattern also includes a drop-waist dress with thicker straps, short playsuit and slip dress with thinner straps.

Adaptable Knits

These are everywhere on the High Street - garments that transform from tops
to bottoms and back!
 

New Look 6379 (sizes xs-xl) features straight or handkerchief maxi skirts that convert into shorter dresses. This sewing pattern also includes short handkerchief skirt, and wide legged trousers. All pieces use knit yoke.

 

Loose and flowing

When its hot and sticky, this is definitely the order of the day!

Another favourite of ours is New Look 6376 (sizes 6-18). These easy to sew tops can be made with a short sleeve with cold shoulder or sleeveless. the top comes in two lengths with high-low and contrasting back underlay.

Another lovely blouse sewing pattern is New Look 6374 (sizes 10-22) includes half sleeve top with shirt-tail hem, sleeveless top with contrast yoke and band, sleeveless top with contrast yoke, and 3/4 sleeve top with contrast yoke, centre-front and sleeve band.

New Look 6378 (sizes xs-xl) contains easy to sew kimono's including a long highlow kimono, short kimono with half sleeves, cropped kimono with fringe hem, and floor length kimono vest. Everything needed to keep covered up in the sun!

 

Dress for daytime drama

These pattern go the extra mile to make the sewing pattern that little bit extra special!

New Look 6371 (sizes 10-22)  consists of 4 easy drop-waist trapeze dresses that includes short sleeve or sleeveless dress with scoop neck, and flutter sleeve or sleeveless dress with uneven hem and deep scoop neckline.