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Nathaly Pants from DG Patterns

New PDF trouser sewing pattern from DG Pattern that's perfect for this time of the year!

Nathaly is a loose-fit, dropped crotch style trouser pattern with an elastic waistband, and sharp diagonal front pockets. The trousers also featured a tapered leg style and round back pockets. It's a great pattern for light to medium weight woven fabrics such us linen, denim, tencel denim, chambray, and cotton sateen. The pattern has a generous 4in ease at the hip point making them extra comfortable.

Nathaly is a fully graded PDF Patterns available in sizes from 4 to 22 for $10 from DG Patterns

What's new for McCalls

It's so exciting when a new season's catalogue hits the shelves!
Here's our favourites from the latest sewing patterns for McCalls

Just click on the image to buy and find out more about the sewing patterns.

Rock the Roksi Trio from Amy Nicole Studio

Amy Nicole has just launched the Roksi Trio - a pattern which features a crop, tank and dress pattern that can be worn in 26 different ways! We love it and it's the perfect make to have all holiday all-sewn up!

The Roksi Trio is a 26-in-one pattern that includes a crop top, tank, and dress, which are all reversible. The silhouette has an extra swing and is perfect for hot summer days.

Each view can be layered over the other for a tiered look, and with the reversible factor, you'll never be able to say you've got nothing to wear as the outfit possibilities are endless.

This pattern is best suited for lightweight fabrics with great drape. Although lightweight fabrics with more body would add a lovely shape to the silhouette.

The Roksi Trio is the second PDF pattern released by Amy at Amy Nicole Studio. She continues her love for comfortable, playful, and one-of-a-kind silhouettes with this new pattern design.

All Amy Nicole Patterns are drafted with petite sewists in mind, including guidelines for taller ladies to easily make adjustments. The patterns are quickly becoming known in the sewing community for their clear and efficient 'assembly line' construction style along side concise and easy-to-follow instructions.

The Roksi Trio includes three views, fully reversible, a hack for a non reversible, bias finished version and for an all-in-one, tiered version. The PDF patterns have been layered for printing  your size, interactive instructions for easy navigation, assembly line instruction style plus a printable pattern envelope cover sheet and instruction cheat sheet for advanced sewists.

Head on over to Amy Nicole Studio and buy for $13.50

Felicia Pinafore from Tessuti

Felicia Pinafore Dress is the latest pattern from Tessuti

 

Felicia is a pull-on dress, which features a sleeveless bodice with stitched down neck and armhole facings, bust darts and a soft gathered skirt with side pockets. Fabrics recommened include light to medium weight linen, linen blend, cotton, viscose, lightweight wool crepe or wool gauze.The Felicia Pinafore Dress comes in sizes XXS through to XXL and all sizes are included in the pattern. 

You can download the PDF print-at-home/print copy shop version for $12 (AUD) from Tessuti

Ulysses Trench from Victory Patterns

Victory Patterns has just released its new modern trench - The Ulysses

ULYSSES mixes trench coat styling with a relaxed, modern look. The relaxed, straight-cut coat features draped elements such as a shawl collar and a clean-lined, curved back 'rain guard' overlay. Notched-out holes along the sides seam of the overlay allow the coat's belt to exit through from the back to the front. Other beautiful design elements include shoulder epaulettes, clean-lined, angled patch pockets with an upper flap, centre-back vent, and gently angled hemline at the front.

The body of the coat is unlined, making it the ideal choice for the warmer months. Instructions are given for finishing seams with binding, which creates a beautiful interior for the garment.

The Ulysses Trench is available in PDF format for $17 and print for $19 from Victory Patterns.

Libby shirt from Sew Over It

Boxy and beautiful is the latest sewing pattern
from Sew Over It -
Libby shirt

With its boxy shape, cropped hem and pretty collar, Libby is a contemporary but timeless little shirt with lots of potential. It features a loose fit, button-up front, notched collar, partial collar stand, unlined yoke with gently gathered back, and short grown-on cuffed sleeves.

Libby looks perfect for wearing with a high-waisted skirt or jeans, and as it has a cropped hem with two options: you can keep it straight across the front, or gently curve it to add a little extra length. Both versions feature a slightly curved back hem. The shirt makes the perfect canvas for fun prints although it looks just as gorgeous in a solid colour fabric too.

The unusual collar stand and notched collar gives sewers the chance to build your sewing skills. It's easier to sew than a traditional collared shirt, manageable, fun-to-make and a stylish introduction to shirtmaking.

The Libby Shirt is available as an immediate PDF download for £7.50 from Sew Over It

Stylish Clare knit dress from DG Patterns

Clare Dress is the newest addition to DG Patterns

 

This classic knit wrap dress from DG patterns looks so comfortable to wear with its gathered skirt and flared opened sleeves that add sophistication to a simple knit dress. It's semi-fitted dress with a wrap style front and features flutter sleeve style with an unusual cut out opening for comfort. The skirt has a simple gather style with a falttering knee-length.

Clare Dress is a fully graded PDF patterns, which is available in sizes from 4-22  from DG Patterns

Latest patterns from Deer and Doe

Loving the two new sewing patterns from Deer and Doe. Myosotis shirtdress and Nénuphar Jacket patterns are perfect for the holiday season

Lovely oversized shirtdress sewing pattern with inseam pockets. Version A has a '70s feeel to it with ruffle sleeves and a tiered skirt, and version B features plain sleeves and a gathered skirt. Both PDF (A0 and A4/US letter formats) and printed patterns come a full size pattern and an instruction booklet.

Poppy & Jazz from Lisa Comfort

If you like making clothes for tinier people then you're going to love
Lisa Comfort's new collection of baby and toddler patterns
– Poppy & Jazz

Poppy & Jazz Toddler Patterns

Lisa Comfort has just launched her brand new range of baby sewing patterns, Poppy & Jazz. Named after her dog Poppy, and her one year old daughter Jasmine, Poppy & Jazz patterns are designed for babies and toddlers between 0-3 and 24 months. After spending the last year enjoying making clothes for Jasmine, Lisa couldn't resist building on her range of popular sewing patterns, and the collection was born!

The range is made up of five easy-to-sew patterns, perfect for beginner sewers onwards. The designs are simple, practical and exactly what you want to dress your little one in everyday. They're available in a handy digital PDF format, and the patterns are all £5.

The collection includes:

Daisy Dress - when Lisa dreamed of having a little girl she knew she'd have to make her a cotton dress with a peter pan collar. A nod to her favourite era, the '50s, it makes a great little party outfit. Jasmine wore her Daisy Dress to her first birthday. The pattern features a sweet little bodice, gathered skirt, cap sleeves and a peter pan collar. It opens up completely at the back to make dressing easy, and the design makes it perfect for fun contrasting fabrics!

Dandelion Dungarees - Reversible items are so useful as they can be quickly switched round if lunch stains one side!, so Lisa has designed a pair of double-sided dungarees. The Dandelion Dungarees fasten with poppers, and have extra long straps to allow for growth. Super easy to sew, they're a great project for beginners with little or no dressmaking experience. 

Honeydew Hoodie - like the dungarees, the Honeydew Hoodie is reversible, which gives you the chance to use two fun fabrics! With a hood, long sleeves and a double-breasted front, it makes a lovely snuggly coat. It fastens with six poppers at the front.

Tangerine Trousers - when Jasmine was very little all her RTW trousers had narrow waistbands which dug into her tummy, so when Lisa designed the Tangerine Trousers it was important that the waistband was nice and wide and comfy. They can be worn open at the ankle but also come with the option to add feet, which means no more lost socks! 

Strawberry Sweatshirt - super simple and easy to make, the Strawberry Sweatshirt is a great addition to a little one's wardrobe. Designed to be sewn in french terry or ponte, it's a great first knit fabric project for any beginner. Leave it plain for everyday, or have fun "jazzing" it up with applique or embroidery!

To view this delightful collection, pop on over to Sew Over It

Cocowawa Craft's beginner-friendly new dress pattern - Honeycomb

The lovely beginner-friendly Honeycomb Shirt and Dress sewing pattern from the talented
Ana Valls from Cocowawa Crafts

 

This beautiful and feminine design includes a mandarin or stand-up collar, front button placket, two different versions and lots of options to choose from. You can opt for the shirt that comes with a nice gathered peplum or the dress, with a midi length that you can alter to suit your
style the best.

There are also several sleeve options – regular long sleeves and long sleeves with bows for the colder months, and then short sleeves and a sleeveless alternative, perfect for spring and summer. The sewing pattern also comes with side panels and straps that make the fitting part much easier. The design is naturally loose but with the straps you can adjust it to get a closer fit.

With lots of detailed instructions, technical drawings and tips to get the best results, the pattern will become a staple in your  handmade wardrobe. You can also learn how to make the pattern on our YouTube Channel.

Buy the PDF version for £10 or if you prefer printed, it's £14 from Cocowawa Crafts

Gwen is the latest dress seiwng pattern from Colette

Looking for a maxi dress sewing pattern that's simple
to make then Gwen is for you!

Add a touch of understated elegance to your wardrobe with the Gwen dress from Colette Patterns. The simple, body-skimming fit and elegant styling makes for a timeless garment that can easily be taken from day to night. We love the little ruffle on the strap and the side slit.

This sewing pattern is perfect for beginners and can be made into a camisole if you prefer. It's available in US sizes 0-26 and looks stunning in solid coloured fabrics or go bold with a bright floral print.

A round-up of the latest sewing patterns

 Here's a few of our favourite to top up
your handmade wardrobe released this spring

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Weekedn Getaway Blouse/Dress - Liesl + Co

This is a pull-on blouse or dress that's perfect to wear any day and anywhere. With a relaxed fit and a flattering V-neck, the pattern features kimono sleeves (meaning no sleeves to set-in) and no closures, making it super easy to sew. The front facing provides an opportunity to use a fun contrasting or complimentary fabric.

Download from $14.95 (USD) from Liesl + Co by clicking the image or to find a local stockist - click here

Reno Wrap Dress - DG Patterns

The Reno wrap-style dress features a front V-neck, crossover shape and dolman sleeves, and the pattern offers a short sleeve style with cuffs and a waistband. What makes this just a bit more than another warp dress is the sweet petal hemline to add a one-of-a-kind detail to this dress. The pattern also features three ease points at the bust so you can get the perfect fit for you.

Download this PDF pattern for $10 (CAD) from DG Patterns by clicking on the images

 


Victoria skirt -
I AM Patterns

This cute skirt pattern features a large waistband and gathers and you can make it with a zipper or a button at the back. It's knee-length, which we love but you can change the length to suit you. Available in european bust sizes 36-46. You can also choose 3 different pocket patterns to create different looks and the add-on pocket pattern can be downloaded for free - click here.

The PDF option for Victoria is available for €12 from I Am Patterns by clicking the image

 

 

 

Ash Jeans - Megan Nielsen

At last a jeans sewing pattern with every style of jean imaginable! Ash is the ultimate stretch jeans sewing pattern, and includes four cuts and multiple lengths for tall, regular and cropped. The pattern features a comfortable rise, close fit through the waist and hips as well as the classic jeans details. The pattern contains 13 sizes and a unique jeans sizing system much like ready to wear jeans, which allows the sewer to achieve the best fit possible.

Downoad the PDF pattern for $17.90 (USD) by clicking the image or to find a UK stockist - click here

River Dress - Megan Nielsen

Reversible raglan dress or top that can be made in woven or knit fabrics. Pattern features loose fit, optional pockets and waist tie, as well as top and dress options. It can be worn with the V neck or the round neck side at the front.

Available from megan Nielsen, PDF $14.92 (USD) by clicking on the image or to find a UK stockist click here

 

 




Extra-Sharp pencil Skirt – Liesl + Co

Extra-Sharp Pencil Skirt is a classic, unlined pencil skirt that includes side panels, back yoke detail, and back walking vent. Because it has no seams, the front panel allows use of almost any patterned fabric including bold prints loved by quilters who also make clothes.

Download th pencil skirt for $12.95 (USD) from Liesl + Co by clicking the image or find a UK stockist - click here

 

Pant pattern – Ann Normandy

This beautifully fitted trouser has lovely details and a slow-sewing level of finishing, so you can appreciate the details of the flat-felled seams and godets as wel as the true, authentic denim topstitching. The sewing pattern features a flat front, with side zipper and deep welt pockets. The fit is snug around the hips, with straight leg and flared gussets on the inseam and side seam to give a wide-legged appearance without any of the bulkiness! This PDF pattern is designed to work with medium to heavy weight linen, denim, cotton twill, and raw silk

Available from Ann Normandy for $17.95 (USD) by clicking the image

 

Kate Vintage Dress - Designer Stitch

The Kate Vintage Tea Dress combo has been designed for the slightly more advanced beginner. Evoking the vintage vibe this sewing pattern offers a great choice of styles, and is flattering  for all figure types. Make with its 3/4 circle or box gathered skirt and choose from the two skirt lenght option. If you're not a fan of dresses then Designer Stitch has  included a waist box top and separate 3/4 circle or box gathered skirt. This pattern also offers cups sizes for fine-tuning the fit of your garment including cup sizes B, C, D, DD. UK sizes include 6 -26 (2-22 US) and (34-54 EU).

Buy this pattern from $12 (AUD) from Designer Stitch by clicking the image

Bella wrap top/Sophia flare knit pants - Rosy Peña

Bella is a gorgeous V-neck wrap style crop top with waist ties that can be styled at the side seam or centre back, and features a sleeveless or angel sleeve option and works great with soft knit fabrics. While Sophia is a trendy flare pant which includes a high or low-rise option. The pattern is beginner-friendly and perfect for stretch spandex/lycra fabrics. Both patterns are from the newly released collection Free Spirit.

Buy from Rosy Peña by clicking on the image

 

Bonnaroo Bundle - George + Ginger

The Bonnaroo Tank is a loose, basic style, which has a flattering silhouette and the Bonnaroo Skirt set includes a hi-lo version with or without ruffles, a gored version and two interchangeable waistband options. Choose a simple yoga band or a corset-style waistband. These PDF patterns come in sizes for tween sizes 12 an 14, and women's sizes 0-26.

Both patterns can be bought separately of as a bundle for $16 from George + Ginger by clikcing the image

 

 

Ariana Leggings -
DG Patterns

This leggings PDF pattern will become staple pattern to add to your collection. It features six different styles including the in-style below knee length with a wide leg, long leg with a traditional cut and a tight calf style.

This PDF pattern is available to download in UK sizes 8-26 for $8 (CAD) from DG Patterns by clicking the image

Holly Jacket - Schnittchen Patterns

The jacket sits on the waist and has a ribbed waistband and cuffs. Sew with a large tapered collar or a ribbed college jacket style collar, and fasten with buttons. You choose which ones – normal buttons, jeans buttons or snaps. There's also a detailed Video Sewing Tutorial On YouTube to help you succeed.

 

PDF pattern is available for €8 fro Schnittchen Patterns by clicking the image

 

 


Giverny Dress - Itch to Stitch

This pretty vintage inspired figure-flattering fit-and-flare dress has pintucks on the front and pleated sleeves with a slightly higher waist to give the impression of a smaller waist and longer legs. It's not only about how it looks, it's practical too with the all-important in-seam pockets,  options for A, B, C, D and DD bust cups, easy-fitting back bodice princess seams, jewel neckline with a centre front slit and button closure, invisible back zipper and short and 3/4 length pleated cuffed sleeves.

Available for $12 (USD) from Itch to Stitch from clicking the image

Dajana Dress - DG Patterns

Dajana is a beautiful, fitted princess seams dress with sleeveless, which sits just below the knee and has a crew neckline.
There's also an optional short sleeve option and 1in ease at bust point. 

 

Available to download for $10 (CAD) from DG patterns by clicking the image

 

 


Pippi Pinafore - Jennifer Lauren Handmade

The Pippi Pinafore is ideal for wearing at the weekend. Darts and gently curved sides shape the bib to create a flattering silhouette for multiple bust sizes. The pleated front skirt and side button placket create a relaxed look while also stepping your sewing repertoire up a few notches. Straps cross over the back and fasten to the bib using your choice of hardware or buttons. Deep curved patch pockets make sure you have room for everything you might need throughout the day. Pinafore dresses can lack a bit of feminine shaping but with cup sizes A to D included, you'll no longer need to make additional bust adjustment for the perfect fit.

Buy for $12.99 (USD) from Jennifer Lauren Handmade by clicking the image

Amalfi Dress - Hey June Handmade

The Amalfi dress is perfect for any occasion, it's easy-to-sew, easy-to-wear. The dress sits just above-the-knee or make as a feminine tea length skirt, both of which can be made with the optional in-seam pockets. Sleeve styles include a gorgeous flutter sleeve  and gathered short sleeve. Both views have a flattering V-neck line and bust darts provide shaping and ease for a great fit. attern instructions include a section with tutorials to increase the dart uptake with a full bust adjustment and to add or subtract length from the bodice and skirt. 

Aavailable to buy for $10 from hey June by clicking the image

 


Ariana Dress/Top - Style Arc

The Ariana dress pattern features a gorgeous button through sundress with a fitted bodice. The shaped bust seams and shirred back allows this dress to fit perfectly and be comfortable to wear in the sun. The skirt has gathers falling from the waist and two large patch pockets. You can make this sewing pattern into a midriff top too!

Available up to size 30 for $16 (AUD) from Style Arc by clicking the image

 

 

 

Phoenix Blouse - Hey June

The Phoenix is a casual but cute boho style top perfect for year-round wear. It features !  statement 3/4 bell sleeves or make a sleeveless option with bias tape. Both views have that signature boho style yoke and gathering on the front and back.  Optional ties can be inserted into the front opening for a great detail. 

Buy the PDF version of $10 (USD) by clicking the image



 

Jenny Overalls - Case Closet Patterns

Inspired by vintage workwear, Jenny is a modern take on the classic overalls and wide leg trousers. The pattern features an ultra-high rise, sleek, functional details and a comfortable all day
long fit.

Make a more sophisticated version of the dungarees with a well-proportioned bib and optional utility pocket, or make without the bib entirely for a pair of wide-legged cropped pants, full-length pants or shorts. 

To find your local UK stockist of Closet Case Patterns - click here

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Terrace Dress - Liels + Co

This is an easy-to-sew dress that has a relaxed, elegant style. It includes bust darts for shaping and optional on-seam pockets. With no buttons or zipper, and with instructions for a full-bust adjustment, this pattern lets beginners sew a perfect looking and fitting dress.

Download the Terrace dress for ¢14.95 from Liesl + Co by clicking on the image

 

 

 

Pleated Sleeve Coat - Beauté J'Adore

We've followed Nikki Brooks-Revis, a McCall pattern designer and Mood Fabrics blogger for a long time and she always looks amazing! This PDF coat pattern in sizes sm-xl  and has beautiful pleated oversized sleeves, high waist belt, and side seam pockets. The coat is fully lined and perfect for a beginner to tackle.

Aavailable from Beauté J'Adore for $15 by clikcing the image

 

 

 




Marla Jumpsuit – DG Patterns


V-neckline jumpsuit, dress and top includes dolman sleeves, elasticated waistband and perfect for light to medium-weight woven fabrics such as challis, linen, chambray, cotton sateen, denim, cotton shirting.

Available from DG patterns for $10 by clicking
the image

 

 

 

 

Jenny Overalls - Closet Case Patterns

Jenny is the stylish new overall sewing pattern from
Closet Case Patterns

Inspired by vintage workwear, Jenny is a modern take on the classic overalls and wide leg trousers. The pattern features an ultra-high rise, sleek, functional details and a comfortable all-day-long fit.

Make a more sophisticated version of the dungarees with a well-proportioned bib and optional utility pocket, or make without the bib entirely for a pair of wide-legged cropped pants, full-length pants or shorts. 

Make this sewing pattern your own by mixing and matching the curved slash front pockets, faux fly front, single or double zipper waistband and rounded back patch pockets. To personalise even further, sew some high contrast topstitching!

To find your local UK stockist of Closet Case Patterns - click here

The Pippa Pinafore from Jennifer Lauren Handmade

With a fitted bib, deep patch pockets and fun side button fastening, Pippi is a blend of casual meets practical, combining comfort with a sleek and stylish silhouette

The Pippi Pinafore from Jennifer Lauren Handmade is perfect for wearing at the weekend. Darts and gently curved sides shape the bib to create a flattering silhouette for multiple bust sizes. The pleated front skirt and side button placket create a relaxed look while also stepping your sewing repertoire up a few notches.

Straps cross over the back and fasten to the bib using your choice of hardware or buttons. Deep curved patch pockets make sure you have room for everything you might need throughout the day.

Jennifer has thought of everything, pinafore dresses can lack a bit of feminine shaping but with cup sizes A to D included, you'll no longer need to make additional bust adjustment for the perfect fit. Also included in the instructions is a full set of Finished Garment Measurements, as well as detailed instructions on choosing the right size for your shape.

The gorgeous Giverny dress from Itch to Stitch

The Giverny dress is Itch to Stitch's latest sewing pattern and is so pretty!

This vintage inspired figure-flattering fit-and-flare dress has pintucks on the front and pleated sleeves with a slightly higher waist to give the impression of a smaller waist and longer legs. It's not only about how it looks, it's pretty functional too with the all-important in-seam pockets,  options for A, B, C, D and DD bust cups, easy-fitting back bodice princess seams, jewel neckline with a centre front slit and button closure, invisible back zipper and short and 3/4 length pleated cuffed sleeves.

Dajana dress with princess seams from DG Patterns

Dajana dress sewing pattern from DG Patterns has a classic silhouette and is a adaptable design, which will be a great
addition to your wardrobe

 

Dajana is a beautiful, fitted princess seams dress with sleeveless, which sits just below the knee and has a crew neckline. There's also an optional short sleeve option and 1in ease at bust point. 

Holly Jacket from Schnittchen

The Holly jacket is the latest sewing pattern from Schnittchen
and has all the designs of a classic bomber

The jacket sits on the waist and has a ribbed waistband and cuffs. Sew with a large tapered collar or a ribbed college jacket style collar, and fasten with buttons. You choose which ones – normal buttons, jeans buttons or snaps. There's also a detailed Video Sewing Tutorial On YouTube to help you succeed.

PDF pattern is available for €8 (printed version €13 from Scnittchen

Introducing the Ariana Leggings from DG Patterns

The Ariana Leggings is the latest pattern release from DG Patterns

This leggings PDF pattern will become staple pattern to add to your collection. It features six different styles including the in-style below knee length with a wide leg, long leg with a traditional cut and a tight calf style.

This PDF pattern is available to download in UK sizes 8-26 for $16 from DG Patterns

Ready for Festival - George + Ginger

The George + Ginger Bonnaroo bundle is perfect to make if you're a festival
goer or love the boho look!

The Bonnaroo Tank is a loose, basic style, which has a flattering silhouette.  It's perfect for the warmer seasons, quick to sew with stunning results, and features adorable shoulder ties. Suggested fabric is a two-way lightweight jersey for rayon spandex knit for better drape but any knit fabric, including cotton lycra or sweater knit, with at least 50% stretch will work just as well.

The Bonnaroo Skirt set includes a hi-lo version with or without ruffles, a gored version and two interchangeable waistband options. Choose a simple yoga band or a corset-style waistband.  Suggested fabric for this skirt pattern is woven fabrics that have a flowy drape such as rayon, gauze or georgette, and for the woven waistband, a heavy woven such as duck cloth, brocade or heavy denim is recommended. Knit fabric with at least 50% stretch and good recovery is recommended for the yoga waistband.

These PDF patterns come in sizes for tween sizes 12 an 14, and women's sizes 0-26.

Both patterns can be bought separately of as a bundle for $16 from George + Ginger

 

Burda, stylish patterns for spring/summer

Better late than never, we take a look at what Burda Style
has to offer dressmakers this spring/summer!


We’ve probably mentioned it before, but we are real fans of Burda sewing patterns! Sometimes the pattern instructions can be a little difficult to interpret and they haven’t always had a seam allowance, but there’s something about European style that we love!

The delights of denim

You don’t have to make in denim fabrics but these patterns looked fab
made in denim or chambray.

6401
This is a great loose-fit everyday dress with extra swing and is comfortable to wear. Make with a traditional sleeve with bands or frills. Available in sizes 8-18.

6402
Frilly and fun, this dress pattern includes all the eye-catching designs you see on the high street including gathered sleeves, frills at the arms and hem and shoulder cutouts.
Available in sizes 8-18.

6418
This dress is cut with figure flattering lines, and features panel seams and in-seam pockets to finish the sleek look. The chic elbow length sleeves will make this dress a year round favourite.
Available in sizes 10-20.

6416
Easy to sew skirts in long or short version. These skirts are perfect for novice sewers, and comfortable and versatile so sew yourself several in different fabrics and prints.
Available in sizes 8-18.

 6407

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6407

This edge-to-edge sleeveless waistcoat or vest is crying out for a trim, and has an Ethnic feel. It's perfect for wearing to festivals. 

Or if you prefer something a bit more classic, go for the jacket options and add a frill at the hem or make in an evening fabric to wear to a special occasion .
Available in sizes 8-18.

 

 

 

 

A long shot!

Maxi-length is back (we're not sure it ever went away).
It's definitely a must-have for this season’s wardrobe.

6413
This dress will become one for everyday during the warmer weather. It features lovely gathers coming from the neckline and its figure-skimming style is finished with an elasticated waist. Make as a  sleeveless long dress with overcut shoulders or choose loose-fitting sleeves in a knee length version which is edged with an elastic casing and fabric tie belt.
Available in sizes 8-20.

6403
This dress pattern has a real bohemian feel. The short style can be trimmed with narrow lace on the straps and at the neckline and the longer version sewn with wing sleeves and '70s look gathered skirt tiers. The elasticated waist creates a lovely loose fit and is extra comfy for those hot days (here's hoping anyway)!
Available in sizes 6-16.

6448
This figure-skimming, loose-fitting dresses is wonderfully comfortable even on a very hot summer day. Make in a sleeveless or slit half-length sleeve version. The shallow waterfall neckline is an attractive feature of both styles.
Available in sizes 20-30.

6449
These swingy, lightweight summer dresses is so pretty. Sew with fashionable cut-out or small wing sleeves. Both styles have an elasticated waist and a flared paneled skirt with in-seam pockets.
Available in sizes 18-28


Don’t cramp you style

We round up the dress patterns with extra style to sew this season:

6420
This patterns contains two very separate styles. The sleeveless dress features a exposed zip fastener while view B is made up in a striking print and charms with a small notched collar and a tie belt to accent your waist.
Available in sizes 10-20.

6439
A closer look will reveal the clever design of these dresses with a simple front, overcut shoulders and narrow skirt. Make with a stylish stitched batwing sleeves and a back button fastening or show off a V-shaped décolleté at the back.
Available in sizes 10-20.

6442
This city chic jersey dress with wrap look and shaped neckline band gives the impression of a shawl collar. The bell-shaped, knee length skirt adds to the feminine style. If you prefer you can make as a top with short-sleeves and hem peplum.
Available in sizes 10-20.

6412
This pack of easy-to-sew and quick-to-sew dresses are gathered at the left shoulder, has a side vent, and comes in a knee and maxi-length versions. The short dress with slit sleeves features
an elastic waist and is shown here in a sheer fabric, which would make a great cover-up
for the beach.
Available in sizes 8-18.

6446
Show off your shoulders with a shirred neckline in these tops. Choose from wide sleeves and strap or pretty frilled sleeves which drape nicely from the elbow.
Available in sizes 20-34.

Jump on the bandwagon!

If you like easy-to-wear items then a jumpsuit is your garment. It looks good dressed up or down for day or night and is an easy wardrobe decision!

6444
Stylish from head to toe, this jumpsuit has elastic at the waist for added comfort and pleats to give it a lovely loose fit. Sporty details include roll-up sleeves and patch pockets. To pack a punch this summer make in a wonderful bright print.
Available in size 18-28.

6408
This summery jumpsuit will show off a suntan or can be worn over a T-shirt. Choose from slightly fitted with darts in back or with a drawstring casing at the waist. The length can be varied to suit you.
Available in sizes 6-16

6433
This jumpsuit is super stylish and includes some lovely fine detailing such as contrasting bands, overcut shoulders and a tie belt. There is a shorter version if you fancy a playsuit.
Available in sizes 8-18.

Top trumps

Simple tops don't have to be plain and boring – take an easy top and turned it into something special with the right fabric!

6427
A pack of stylish tie and knot tops with a feel from the ‘80s and ‘90s.
Available in sizes 8-18.

6406
Plain or print fabrics are both great options for the casual look of tops and hoodies with rib knit bands and stylish frills.
Available in sizes 8-18.

UK stockists of the new Burda patterns - click to visit:

Simplicity New Look
Jaycotts
My Fabrics
Sew Essential
Habithat
Weaverdee