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The Bella Dress pattern from Tessuti Patterns

HOT NEWS! Linen is the fabric to be seen in this summer and The Bella dress
from Tessuti shows it off! 

We love this dress, this is definitely one were going to make for this summer. Linen and cotton are the "in" fabrics this season and are making their footprint on the fashion world. 

The A-line dress has a very flowing look to it so is super comfortable for the cooler, warm weather. The dress features long loose-fitted sleeves and optional side seam pockets. 

What is great about this dress is that you can wear it all year around not just the summer. Pair it with some sandals for the warmer weather or with tights and boots for the cooler weather. 

Pattern price: $10.00 (PDF) or $25.00 (Hard Copy)
Patter format: PDF or Printed
Pattern sizes: AUS XXS - XL
Pattern available from Tessuti Fabrics patterns through clicking the above image! 

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The Makers Atelier and the Flip Collar Shirt Dress

If your looking for something cool, casual and chic for your work wardrobe then look no further to the Flip Collar Shirt Dress pattern by The Makers Atelier

Another stylish shirt dress to add to your working wardrobe. This oversized pull on dress ticks both the cool and comfortable boxes. It features grow-on sleeves with turn up cuffs and side pockets. Be super in style with this pattern and make in a light weight cotton fabric. This is one we are definitely going to have to make!

Pattern price: £22.50
Pattern available from The Makers Atelier through clicking the above image

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How cute is the Anza Jumpsuit and Dress Pattern by Itch to Stitch

This lovely utility style jumpsuit and dress pattern will be your go to garment for comfy casual, dress it up or down with just a change of accessory

The cute Anza pattern is perfect for work and play. Both versions of the pattern feature a V neck, button up front, cuffed sleeves, patch button down pocket detail, side pockets on both the skirt of the dress and the trousers and also a drawstring waistband for comfortable fitting. So wow this pattern is packed full of finishing details. 

Pattern Price: $12.00
Pattern Level: Intermediate
Pattern available from Itch to Stitch through clicking the above image.

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Reggie and Gabrielle patterns from Seamwork

Two dresses from Seamwork that are sure to be summer wardrobe essentials

We are always looking for those comfortable yet stylish dresses that can be worn with ease. Look no further these two Seamwork patterns are perfect for summer, pair with some little strappy sandals for an every day outfit sure to keep you looking fab in the sun without the worry of too much skin showing! 

Gabrielle - A modern skater dress which has a pretty tie back yoke and cut out back, not too cut out just enough to show off this lovely tie back detailing. The skirt is flared for a flattering fit, where the bodice is slightly more fitted to show off your silhouette. 

Reggie - A cute wrap dress with an empire waist and full gathered skirt. This dress pattern is very on trend at the moment, pair it with a favourite fabric such as linen for the summer season!

Pattern available through clicking the above images.

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The Avid Seamstress and the A line dress

This elegant dress will be a staple to anyones wardrobe, pair it with some wedges and your good to go!

Fall in love with this lovely A line dress from The Avid Seamstress. This beautifully flatting shapes of this dress features a fitted bodice, loose sleeves, a V neckline (we love the shape of this V neckline it is not too high and not too low!) and two skirt variations so your sure to make something that will suit any occasion. This pattern is made to be used with light to medium weight fabrics such as woven fabrics, so this is right on trend at the moment for the shirt, poplin trend! 

Pattern Price: £16.00
Pattern Format: Printed (beautifully printed and packaged patterns)
Pattern available to purchase from The Avid Seamstress through clicking the above image.

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Be summer ready with the Etta Dress from Tilly and The Buttons

We all need a little sunshine in our life and this lovely dress is perfect for those beautiful sunny afternoons out

The Etta Dress is classy, fitted dress featuring bust, waist and shoulder darts so its sure to fit you correctly in all the right places. The lovely dress also has two sleeve options, cap sleeves or 3/4 length sleeves. There is so much to chose from when making this dress so your sure to make something you'll love! Why not the V back neckline or if this isn't for you there is a high back. Add a little detail to this beaut dress with some patch pockets and a faux collar. 

We think this is a perfect dress for a classy day out. Maybe your heading to the horse racing for champers in the sun with the girls or have a summer wedding to attend - this is the perfect dress for you! 

Pattern Price: £12.50
Pattern Format: Printed or PDF
Purchase the pattern from Tilly and The Buttons through clicking the above images

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Cashmerette has two great new patterns for you fab curvy ladies

Cashemerette has just released two more top sewing patterns.

The Springfield top is a woven shell that designed for layering under a cardigan or pairing with jeans and favourite heels. Option A features a loose, swingy silhouette and optional hem band, while option B uses back princess seams to beautifully skim curves. Both variations have scooped necklines, back yokes, and comfortably split side seams.

The Dartmouth top is a crossover jersey top that’s casual and chic, and comes with two variations; a classic fixed wrap or modern ruched front. Both styles features
three sleeve lengths and a gape-free banded neckline so whether stitchers make in a cosy sweater knit or slinky silk jersey, the Dartmouth is the perfect partner for weekend-wear.

Patterns available to purchase through clicking the above links

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The fabulous Parker Collection from The Fold Line

The second great pattern from The Fold Line, the Parker collection, which is both a top and a dress pattern

This 70s inspired pattern can be made in both a top or a dress with a variety of different parts to ensure this garment is exactly what you want! There are an amazing three sleeve variations, 3/4, lantern and flute sleeves, so oh wow each make can look like a completely different pattern each time! Both versions have an optional V neckline with tassel detailing and fastening.

What we love about this pattern both the dress and the top are made up of various panels so it is great for colour blocking and mixing your prints / colours. 

A very nice make for this spring, summer, we say the dress is very boho so make it in a bright floral and pair it with some tie up sandals for a cool casual vibe.  

Pattern format; Printed or PDF
Pattern available from The Fold Line, through clicking the above images!  

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Closet Case and the lovely Kalle Shirt / Shirt dress pattern

We love love love this new Kalle Shirt and Shirt dress pattern, definitely one to make for this spring/summer! 

This pattern is great for every day wear, the chic shapes of the shirt means no need for adding accessories it already looks fab! There are three versions to this shirt so there is something for everyone. Version or view A is a cropped shirt, View B is a tunic length shirt and View C is a chic shirt dress with a low hem. All three versions feature a lovely curved yoke, kimono sleeves with arm cuffs and a dramatically shaped hem. 

What is great about this pattern you can add a little optional personalisation to the pattern such as - "a standard or band collar, an optional breast pocket, an inverted or box pleat, and button, popover or hidden placket"

Pattern format; Print or PDF
Pattern sizes; 0 - 20 (Checkout the Closet Case website for sizing)
Pattern Difficulty; Intermediate
Pattern available from the Closet Case website through clicking the above images

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Piper Top pattern by Christine Haynes

We love the Piper top pattern by Christine Haynes, perfect for any occasion, any weather, your all-year round companion

The Piper top is a lovely chic funnel neck top. This is the perfect top to accompany any outfit, pair it with jeans for a casual daytime look or tuck it into a skirt for a very feminine alternative. 

The pattern is inspired by the 1960's and features a funnel neck, set in sleeves and hourglass shape. There are also two sleeve options short sleeved or 3/4 length which fall just above the wrists, so you can make this lovely top exactly how you want it. 

Pattern format; PDF
Pattern price; $12.00 USD
Pattern available from Christine Haynes, click the above image. 

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The fab Jolene pattern from Ready To Sew

We love the Jolene pattern from Ready To Sew as it has two fab different options to it, a shirt or a shirt dress, what will you choose?

This lovely pattern is ultra feminine, taking the classy shapes of a classic shirt and making it into something very pretty. The pattern has a semi fitted shape because of gathered princess seams on both the front and back of the shirt. Both the shirt and the shirt dress have a high waisted feature and a gathered peplum or skirt. There are two different sleeve options, short kimono sleeves or 3/4 length sleeves AND two different collar options, round or point collars. This pattern has so many options you'll want to make them all!

The pretty shirt dress has two different length options, midi or knee length with a curved hem. We think this shirt dress would be the perfect classy garment for afternoon tea.

The normal shirt option has two different peplum options finished with either a straight or a curved hem. We love the curved hem option!!

Pattern Price; €8.50 euro
Pattern Format; PDF
Available by clicking the above images.

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Iconic Patterns and the #1306 Dress!

This cute dress is perfect for a sunny afternoon!

The Iconic Patterns dress will be your go-to dress for this spring summer. The A-line shape is pretty yet comfortable and flowing for easy movement. Also the dress features roomy patch pockets, front button closure and capped sleeves!

We say make this dress in a sea side stripe fabric for an on trend look, pair with some little strappy sandals and a pretty cardigan for those cooler sunny days. 

Pattern for use with lightweight fabrics such as cotton poplin, linen, viscose and blends. 

Pattern From; Iconic Patterns
Pattern Price; $7.50 AUD
Pattern Format; PDF
Available through clicking the above images.


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3 new patterns for Megan Nielsen

Megan Nielsen has just launched three new sewing patterns – Dove Blouse, Rowan Tee and Bodysuit and Flint cropped trousers and shorts

New megan Nielsen patterns

The Dove blouse sewing pattern is a feminine blouse with on-trend sleeve cuffs and features loose fit, French darts, V-neckline, curved hemline, and three different sleeve options. Available in both PDF and printed patterns and each pattern contains all the sizes between xs and xl.

The Rowan is the ultimate wardrobe builder fitted Tee and bodysuit and includes a figure-hugging close fit, three neckline including the popular turtleneck, and sleeve options, and tee and bodysuit versions. Again available in both PDF and printed patterns and each pattern contains all the sizes between xs and xl.

The Flint is a wide-legged cropped pair of trousers (culottes) or shorts with an original crossover closure at the side seam. Pattern sits on the natural waist and features hidden closure at the left pocket, release tucks at the front, darts at the back, slash pockets, two waistband options and two lengths. Comes in PDF and printed format and sizes xs-xl.

Megan Nielsen patterns are distributed by Hantex here in the UK so for your nearest stockist visit and click on the Stockist Find tab.



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Sew Caroline and the lovely Coffee shop dress

Fall in love with the pretty Coffee shop dress by Sew Caroline!

Sew Caroline Coffee Shop Dress

We love this dress pattern perfect to get a jump start on your summer wardrobe! This is the perfect transitioning pattern, wear it day time sun right through until the evening. We say make it in a lovely floral fabric, great for sunny cocktails with the girls. The dress has an optional patch pocket and two different arm length choices, just above the elbow or short sleeved. 

Sewing level; Beginner
Fabric advisory; Stretch knits
Available from; Sew Caroline (Click the above image)

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We love a new pattern from Trend Patterns!

Trend patterns never fail to put the couture in to sewing patterns, the Frilled Hem Top and the Pleated front trousers are going to be your new basic bestfriends

We love Trend Patterns new patterns these patterns are perfect wardrobe pieces for this spring summer. The frill hem top is right on trend and perfect for those cooler days paired with a lovely skirt. The basic pleated trousers will be your go to trousers the lovely pleated front make them a great garment that doesn't need any dressing up because its already fab! 

Basic pleated front trousers - the lovely trousers are inspired by the structured volume trends right now, they are cropped in length, have side seam pockets and darts and a centre zip for a lovely fit. 

Basic frill hem top - this beautiful frill hem top has a lovely basic bodice and then that lovely frill hem detailing, what is great about this pattern is you can either make it with or without the frill depending on what look you are going for, the top is beautifully structured even if you go without the detail. The frill goes all the way around the back of the top, this really is a pattern to get making!! The top is finished with a centre back zip for easy dressing.

Pattern price; £25
Pattern available and by Trend Patterns - click the images above. 

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Sew Over It and the pretty Kimono Jacket pattern

Your perfect partner for spring summer, spruce up your casual wardrobe basics with this lovely kimono jacket

The beautiful Kimono Jacket is perfect for layering up your spring summer wardrobe or even on the beach with a bikini. The pattern can be made in two lengths to suit any occasion or look. We think the longer length (version two) would be perfect for wearing on your hols to the beach! The pattern is made up of only four pieces and the arm length falls at your forearm! 

Pattern difficulty; For advanced beginners onwards
Fabric suggestions; Lightweight fabrics with a lot of drape
Pattern sizes; XS - XXL (see pattern packet for measurements)
Pattern format; PDF
Pattern price; £7.50 - What a bargain!!
Purchase the pattern through clicking the above image

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Ann Normandy does it again with the chic Short sleeved dress

This lovely pattern is your perfect partner for this spring, we love how the pattern is so effortlessly stylish!

This pattern is perfect for all year around wear! Pair with tights and boots in the winter. Right now spring is coming along quick, so get your wardrobe ready for the warmer weather with this pattern. This loose fitting dress tunic is a classic, the dress features a flattering square and v neckline, two pockets and short sleeves. 

Difficulty - Intermediate
Pattern sizes - Small to Extra Large
Purchase the pattern from - Ann Normandy through clicking the above image

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We have a fab pattern from all you plus size ladies from Cashmerette

The lovely Dartmouth top is a great top that combines both style and comfort

The cross over top will be your go-too top, whether its for a casual afternoon with the girls or a day in the office, the Dartmouth top is great for any occasion. There are two versions to making this pattern, Version A is a ruched front top and version B is a flat front top. Both versions have a flattering V neckline in which has a gap-free neckline which keeps you free from those oopsy exposure moments! (we all know that problem)! The top also has three different sleeve lengths so you can make it exactly as desired, short, 3/4 length and long.

Purchase this lovely pattern from the Cashmerette website through clicking this link

3 Lovely new patterns from Deer & Doe

Spring is on your doorstep, its time to get your wardrobe ready! Deer & Doe has three new patterns to do just that

From left to right - Hoya Blouse, Luzerne Trench Coat and Goji Shorts / Skirt

From left to right - Hoya Blouse, Luzerne Trench Coat and Goji Shorts / Skirt

Hoya Blouse

The lovely Hoya Blouse is a mock-wrap top, with a lined front. You can either chose from short sleeves or 3/4 length sleeves. Perfect for those casual spring afternoons. The pattern can either be purchased in PDF or printed, in sizes 34 to 52 (check PDF, printed sizes as they vary)

Purchase the pattern through clicking this link.

Luzerne Trench Coat

This fab, double-brested trench coat is unlined, has princess seams, a pleated back for a lovely fit, diagonal welt pockets and two piece sleeves. This coat is a great coat to accompany any outfit. The pattern also can either be purchased in PDF or printed, in sizes 34 to 52 (check PDF, printed sizes as they vary)

Purchase the pattern through clicking this link.

Goji Shorts and Skirt

We love this pattern! The high-waisted elasticated waist skirt or shorts, depending on what you want to make! The pattern has lovely drawstring and patch pocket detailing. This pattern is great as it can be either dressed up or down to complete any look. The pattern also can either be purchased in PDF or printed, in sizes 34 to 52 (check PDF, printed sizes as they vary)

Purchase the pattern through clicking this link.

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We love a free pattern! Checkout the fabulous Sorbetto Pattern from Colette

This 60s inspired top is sure to be your new favourite piece for this spring, summer!

Sorbetto by Colette patterns is a lovely classic fit top, with no fastenings for easy make and wear! Not only is this fab pattern free there are three versions for you to chose from to make.

Version one (Orange Image) is a top, featuring a centre box pleat, bust darts for flattering shape and a scooped neckline and armholes which is beautifully finished with bias bound tape. 

Version two (Lilac Image) is a slightly longer tunic style top, with a centre box pleat, bust darts for flattering shape and a scooped neckline and armholes which again is finished with bias bound tape.

Version three (Dark Purple Image)  is a pretty top with sleeves, which goes with the same style as the other Sorbetto tops with a scooped bias bound neckline, box pleat front and bust darts! The difference with this pattern it has short set-in sleeves, finished with a baby hem. 

Download the pattern free from the Colette website through clicking this link.