Simplicity - The new spring catalogue

Simplicity's spring 2016 catalogue is full of new patterns for the start of the summery season (English weather permitting!). We always look forward to seeing what new pattern releases are! This time, we really love what they have done. There's multi-way styles, summer dresses and much more. Here's a few must-make patterns for this season. 

Multi-way
The multi-way patterns are the must-have for this season. This style seems just about everywhere at the moment, Simplicity has patterns so you can make twist, wrap and tie styles yourself.  With infinite ways to wear it, the multi way playsuit or jumpsuit sewing pattern is perfect for summer. Simplicity 8095 misses knit tie waist jumpsuit/playsuit pattern is ideal to capture this trend in a variety of ways to flatter your body shape your way. Available in sizes xxs-xxl from Simplicity.

 

Cynthia Rowley for Simplicity
Simplicity 8086 from the Cynthia Rowley collection is simply beautiful. With lace overlay to get a two-piece look to the garment. The sewing pattern gives you the versatility to create it in one or two different fabrics. The perfect dress pattern for dressing up or down. Available in sizes 4-20 from the Simplicity.

Make the cut – inspired by Project Runway
The fun and versatile pattern, Simplicity 8094 allows you to create it exactly how you want it to be. Short sleeves, no sleeves, short, mid or long length and side splits; there are many different combinations for you to try.  In addition the pattern includes shorts and leggings pattern that can be worn with the top for a casual look. Available in sizes 4-20 UK from Simplicity.

Mimi G Style
Mimi G Style creates beautiful handmade clothes and shows them through her blog. Now she has designed patterns for everyone to use and share her style.
As well as this, she's also created YouTube videos for Simplicity to help guide you through every step of pattern construction, tips, advice and inspiration. Simplicity 8084 is a fabulous shirtdress that can be made in various lengths with a drawstring waist while Simplicity 8093 pattern includes v-neck tops, cropped wide-leg trousers, and lined jacket with notched detail. Click the images to go to the patterns on the Simplicity website. 

Seasonal transitions
Be ready when the seasons change, easily step into the warm weather with patterns that are readily wearable for both spring and summer. These easy-to-sew patterns are fresh and new, and allow you to play with both fabric pattern and length. Simplicity 8090 easy-to-sew pattern includes various top lengths, sleeve lengths, neckline choices and optional frill. The second pattern, Simplicity 8092 is bang on trend with the various lengths, whether you want shorts or culottes. Available from the Simplicity website by clicking on the images.