Lily Wrap Skirt from Designer Stitch

This versatile and easy to sew skirt has two looks for the price of one! It’s an ideal pattern to sew together!

This easy to construct Lily Wrap Skirt sewing pattern is based on simple pattern pieces that look amazing when cut in contrast, different fabric prints and textures. The Lily Wrap Skirt is easily stepped into and offers a flattering A-line effect with its interesting detail of the front cross over wraps held with hook and loop tape, and lots of topstitching!

The skirt can be swung around and reversed to highlight the contrast fabric print/texture used. This sewing pattern is recommended for supervised beginners and above. Sized for both women, teens and girls.

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Zero Waste sewing patterns from Schnittchen

Last week was Fashion Revolution Week 2019 and to celebrate Schnittchen patterns released two sewing patterns that can be made where there is no fabric scraps

Zero Waste (ZW ) is a philosophy, which strides for sustainability. The aim is to live a life producing as little waste as possible and not to waste raw materials

The Zero Waste No. 1 sewing pattern
This is made from a rectangle and as the pattern name suggests, there are no scraps of fabric left over when you complete it. Even the fabric which is cut-out for the neckline, is converted into pocket bags! The neckline is finished with a stand-up collar and the two strips of fabric are used for the wiatband channel and the ties and you can use thefinal piece of fabric to sew a hairband!

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The Zero Waste No. 2 sewing pattern
This is alos sewn from a rectangle. The two triangles remain after cutting out the pattern, can be made into an origami bag or a version with sleeves can be sewn. The cut-out neckline is converted into a pocket and is finished with a ribbon or bias binding.

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Taylor Dress from Designer Stitch

Loving Designer Stitch’s latest pattern. The Taylor Dress makes a great day dress for all sorts of occassions

The Taylor is a contemporary on-trend shape that is both flattering and gorgeous on all figure types. Make in a medium weight jersey, the Taylor can be worn for any number of occassions as the dress offers you total comfort while affording you a polished, sophisticated and stylish edge. Make in a plain fabric for the office or a pretty floral print for nights out. This sewing pattern comes in sizes 6-26 (AU/UK), 2-22 (US) and 34-54 (EU).
Download your copy of the Taylor Dress sewing pattern for $10 from Designer Stitch

The Utility jacket from The Maker's Ateiler

Loving the clean lines of this contemporary take on the utility style jacket!

The clean lines of this Utility Jacket sewing pattern capture this season's smarter casual mood. Details include deep cuffs and hem with integrated pockets, and the back is subtly shaped with the slide adjusters. Fastenings here are hidden however that’s optional and classic button or stud fastenings would also work weel too This pattern has been designed to work with medium weight wovens including denim, linen, canvas and cotton drill as well as lighter weight wool flannels and suitings. The pattern is available in a good range of sizes 4-22 (UK).

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Meredith Wrap Dress from Sew Over It

The Meredith Dress sewing pattern is the latest sewing pattern from Sew Over It and is a versatile wrap dress, designed to be sewn in jersey, which can be worn for just about any occassion!

Simple yet elegant, this dress sewing pattern features a wrap front with modest V- neckline, as well as a neckband that helps avoid that dreaded gaping! The gathers at the shoulder yoke provide shaping and help to achieve a great fit around the bust, and the tie keeps the dress closed while cinching you in at the waist.

The skirt is very slightly A-line and has two hem length options – below the knee and on the knee – and the sleeve can be cut full length or three quarters to suit your own personal style.

It’s extremly comfortable to wear and is a great work staple. Make a classic in a polka dot or solid, or equally rock a print! This dress has minimal seams, so the sewing pattern is the perfect canvas for a bright, bold larger-scale floral, geometric or abstract pattern! Available in printed and PDF format and sizes 8-20 (UK).

Download your copy for £9 from Sew Over It here

Harvey Shirt from SBCC Patterns

Love the simplicity of this shirt and the best thing is… it has four pockets!

The Harvey Shirt sewing pattern is designed especially for petites. It’s a classic button down shirt with a relaxed fit where the shirt body and shoulders are intended to be slightly oversized and feature slim long sleeves or a short cuffed sleeve, proportioned to the body and your petite frame.

The Harvey Shirt features 3 different lengths including classic hip length, tunic/shirt jacket and knee length dress. This sewing pattern is best for stable non-stretch woven fabrics like linen, cotton shirting and flannel, silk crepe, chambray and cotton gauze. The pattern is aimed at intermediate sewers and comes in sizes 00-16.

Download a PDF copy for $9.60 (USD) from SBCC Patterns by clicking here

Isidro Top from Itch to Stitch

A cute top never goes out of style, and this versatile top sewing pattern has lots of sleeve options to sew!

Wear ths top underneath a jacket or standalone on a warm day. Pair it with a flare skirt, maxi skirt or voluminous trousers to create a balanced outfit. The Isidro comes in sleeveless and gathered butterfly sleeve options and has a pretty gathered neckline. The pattern has been designed for beginners to sew with knits, and comes in sizes 00–20.

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Tropical Shirt from Wardrobe By Me

Whether he’s a ‘totally tropical’ or ‘check’ sort of guy, he will love this shirt!

 

The Tropical Shirt PDF sewing pattern is a casual button up short sleeved shirt. The shirt has side slits and two back pleats. The left front has a pocket. The pattern is designed for woven fabric. The design is straight forward but you will be introduced to sewing a double yoke and a convertible collar.

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Stella Skirt from Sew to Grow

Inspired by the effortlessly chic styles of the ‘60s, the Stella is the perfect skirt to show off your topstitching!

 

The Stella Skirt features exposed topstitched pockets, chunky belt loops, and a thick hem for an added retro flare where you can mix and match your fabric prints to create a whole new look or keep it clean and simple with a stone washed linen or thick wale cord. The skirt comes in two lengths. The above the knee version (mini) and below the knee (midi). It's a simple shape skirt with side zipper, but with lots of room to add personal touches such as adding piping to the front panel or pockets.

The Sew to Grow pattern label is all about helping you to grow your sewing skills and they’re super easy, but once you figure out how to do one, you will always want to make more. The pattern has very detailed picture instructions, and there is also a YouTube Video that explains how to insert an invisible zipper as well.

Download the Stella Skirt PDF sewing pattern for $22 (AUD) from Sew to Grow

Five new men's printed patterns from Thread Theory

Thread Theory has just released printed sewing patterns for the guys of five of it’s best selling PDF patterns!

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Sew a timeless waistcoat with the Belvedere Waistcoat sewing pattern!  It’s the perfect minimalist piece to wear to formal events and features a curved back seam and long darts to fit the garment close to the body.  It also includes a back neckline facing for a professional finish.

The instructions and pattern pieces provide for two approaches to either create a tailored waistcoat complete with welt pockets, a fully canvased front and side seam vents or sew a quick and easy waistcoat with no pockets and simplified construction techniques. Both waistcoat projects are great scrap busters since it is easy to mix and match fabrics. This pattern is part of the Cityscape Urban Menswear Collection, sew the garments in this collection to create a polished wardrobe suitable for the formal occasions.

Sayward is a versatile raglan T-shirt sewing pattern to create every day casual wear. The attractively curved raglan seams paired with a relaxed crew neckline serve to create the flattering appearance of a strong chest. The sleeves are slim without clinging, and the body is an average fit suitable for most figures. Choose between full length sleeves or short sleeves that end mid-bicep. The hems can be sewn using a zig-zag stitch or a twin needle.
Instructions for sewing with knits are thorough and include finishing suggestions, step-by-step illustrations and both beginner or intermediate sewing options. They explain methods for sewing the shirt with or without an overlocker. Fabric requirement charts are provided for a monochrome shirt or a colorblocked shirt with contrast sleeves and neckband. This pattern is part of the Parkland Casual Collection and lends itself to creating the perfect casual, handmade wardrobe for an active lifestyle.

The Eastwood feature classic pyjama pants with mix and match details to suit any wearer. These straight leg pants are comfortable but not too baggy, and include an enclosed elastic waistband with the option of a drawstring to further perfect the fit. Pyjama pants need not be boring to sew, and this sewing pattern will teach you many of the essential techniques for sewing jeans and trousers in the future. Learn to install useful pockets and employ topstitching to create very functional and hardwearing loungewear. Depending on skill level and preference, choose between a button fly, simple mock fly or no fly at all. Also choose between minimal or detailed topstitching. Add an optional patch pocket for a bit of extra functionality! This pattern is part of the Parkland Casual Collection.

The Quadra Jeans sewing pattern provides a subtly modern take on the classic straight leg jean, and features a slight taper to the leg and extra room in the thigh to allow for lots of movement. They sit below the waist as a moderate low rise. Sew these jeans in denim with no stretch or up to 2% elastane to add just that little bit of additional flexibility that so perfectly suits an active lifestyle.
This jeans sewing pattern features all of the traditional details required when sewing denim - add lots of strengthening topstitching, learn to sew flatfell inseams, construct a zipper fly, and apply rivets to high stress areas.

As an added bonus, the waistband is drafted in two pieces with a centre back seam hidden under the belt loop. This construction style allows for very easy fit modifications, even once the jeans are fully constructed. This is a perfect solution for the home sewist who might like to sew these as a surprise gift or for the wearer with a fluctuating waistline. This pattern is part of the Parkland Casual Collection.

The Fulford Jeans sewing pattern is a classic straight leg jean and features a regular fit in the thigh and straight legs, as well as a conservatively high rise reminiscent of vintage work jeans that sits just below the waist. Sew these jeans in a rugged denim and expect to wear this hard wearing pair for years to come. This jeans sewing patternincludes all of the traditional details required when sewing denim - add lots of strengthening topstitching, learn to sew flatfell inseams, construct a zipper fly, and apply rivets to high stress areas. The waistband is drafted in two pieces with a centre back seam hidden under the belt loop, and this construction style allows for very easy fit modifications, even once the jeans are fully constructed. This pattern is part of the Alpine Outdoors Collection which has hard-wearing designs with a classic fit.

The Eucalypt dress & tank top from Megan Neilsen

The Eucalypt dress & tank top is a true wardrobe staple and comes in a version for plus sizes curves too!

This versatile sewing pattern comes in four variations including a relaxed fit, scoop neckline, curved hemline and French seams. The pattern is a perfect, versatile wardrobe builder, and is also a quick sew, ideal for the beginner sewer and is available in print in sizes 0-20 and PDF in sizes 0-20 and Curve 14-30.

View A is a woven tank. View B is a woven tank with centre front seam. View C is a woven tank dress. View D is a woven tank dress with centre front seam. Along with the Cottlesloe swimsuit pattern, it has been released together as a mini collection, with a variety of new techniques and options suitable for many different skill levels.

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Cottlesloe swimsuit from Megan Neilsen

With the recent gorgeous weather - we’re all thinking of sunshine and summer holidays. The new sewing pattern Cottlesloe swimsuit is perfect for those days on the coast. It comes in a CURVE version too!

This swimwear sewing pattern has classic one piece swimsuits and mix and match bikini sets. The pattern features athletic elements, four variations and includes detailed instructions to guide the sewer through swimsuit construction techniques.

View A is a one piece swimsuit with low scoop back, shelf bra and ties at the back. View B is a one piece swimsuit with high scoop back. View C is a bikini top and a low rise bikini bottom. View D is an athletic inspired bikini top and high waisted bikini bottom with wide waistband. All versions are able to be fully lined.

It’s been designed so that beginners can tackle what could be a tricky make and perfect for making with fabric with at least 50% stretch and good recovery such as polyamide or lycra.

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Celine Dress from Iconic Patterns

Nothing that says ‘Summer’ like a linen dress. The Celine dress has lots of unusual design elements that are going to make it extra special!

 

Take a full skirt, relaxed bodice and cut-on 3/4 sleeves and pair them with an accentuated waist to create a striking contrast - that’s the Celine Dress! Add flattering vertical seams to further emphasize the effect and a bateau neckline visually widens the shoulders and creates an illusion of a straight posture. It makes your eye travel horizontally, where next thing you notice is full, generous sleeves, falling just below the elbow but what makes this dress is definitely the waistline! Throw in a couple of roomy but invisible pockets, and you are ready for those hot sunny days. This PDF dress sewing pattern contains all the sizes (8-18).

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Linea A-line skirt from Wardrobe by Me

A new skirt is a perfect way to upgrade your wardrobe for the spring. We love this sewing pattern for knits!

 

Casual, business, or date night, paired with high heels or sneakers, the Line A-line skirt sewing pattern works for all occasions and whatever the weather! Completing the skirt is a straightforward project, and is perfect for an adventurous beginner. The skirt has three lengths, and four gored option, pockets, volant (hem flounce) and elasticated waist casing.

This PDF sewing pattern is currentl £7 from Wardrobe by Me - click here to buy

Crescent Tote from Noodlehead

How sweet is this crescent shape tote bag. It’s the perfect size for using at the weekend for shopping trips and coffee with friends!

 

This small tote is perfect for stashing a few essentials for a day out. The small shape fits snugly under your arm and the curved lines really play up its feminine design. The zippered front pocket holds those little items you want to keep secure and easy to access—while adding a fun detail—and its flat bottom makes it easy to set on a table. Sew in canvas and make it in lots of colours!

To buy this PDF tote pattern for $9 from Noodlehead

3 new sewing pattern blouse from Liesl + Co

Liesl + Co has three new sewing patterns out today that you’re going to love sewing and wearing everyday

The new Breezy Blouse is the perfect pattern to make simple wardrobe staples

The Liesl + Co. Breezy Blouse is an easy-to-sew, loose-fitting, sleeveless blouse with a keyhole back opening, side panels to provide a contrast fabric option and darts for shaping. It also has separate pattern pieces for A/B, C, and D cups to enhance the fit. The pattern also eliminates side seams for a fun and unusual take on a slightly boxy top, and it has a gentle shaped hem and bias facings at the neck and arms. This is a great pattern to showcase a favourite fabric.

This pattern works best with drapey woven fabrics such as silk, loosely woven cottons, double gauze, linen, rayon, and crepe. Pair two different fabrics for the front/back and side panels to make a real statement.

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The Gelato blouse and dress is another great everyday sewing pattern

The Liesl + Co. Gelato Blouse + Dress is a relaxed pull-on peplum blouse and A-line dress featuring a scooped neck and bust darts. The blouse (view A) includes ruffled peplum and sleeve as well as a button-placket back detail. The A-line dress (view B) features short sleeves, double-welt angled front pockets and a centre-back seam. The pattern includes detailed instructions for doing a full bust adjustment. 

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The Rush Hour Dress and blouse is the third new pattern that’s a must-sew for your spring wardrobe

The Liesl + Co. Rush Hour Dress + Blouse is a lined, fitted dress and peplum blouse. The princess seams on this style allow easy customization of fit. The sleeveless dress (view A) includes a pencil skirt with back walking vent while the peplum top (view B) features choice of short or long sleeves and an asymmetrical peplum. Both styles have an invisible back zipper. The pattern includes cup sizes, a Dior dart, and instructions for customising the pattern to fit the sewist's shape.

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Caine leggings from DG Patterns

For you sporty types who can’t have enough leggings! Here’s the latest sporty leggings from DG Patterns

 

This sharp leggings sewing pattern has a unique modern design. They are full-length, and feature a side panel with hidden pockets which are handy to place your phone, keys or Ipad. The leggings also have a curved waistband to add some extra comfort when you are exercising. The sewing pattern is available in sizes 8-26 UK (4-22 US).

Download your copy of the Caine leggings for $10.60 from DG Patterns

Lucienne shirtdress, tunic and top from I AM Patterns

The shirt style dress style is trending at the moment and the Lucienne is a relaxed sewing pattern from the new I AM Delicate spring/summer collection from I AM patterns

The Lucienne has a relaxed fit and has buttoning on the front and a shirt collar and rolled up sleeves. Make it as a shirt, tunic and dress, as it comes in three lengths. In a delicate see-through cotton voile, it will make the perfect cover up for a holiday in the sun.

It’s simple and fast to make, and will appeal to both the experienced and beginner sewists. This sewing pattern is available in sizes 36in to 46in.

To download your copy of the Lucienne pattern for €15 from I AM Patterns - click here

Flora blouse from I AM Patterns

We’ve fallen in love with this Flora blouse pattern - it’s another new sewing pattern in new I AM Delicate spring/summer collection from I AM patterns

The Flora is a chic blouse with a geometric yoke, which highlights an otherwise discreet low neckline. It has straight fit and long sleeves and looks feminine and has a modern edge to it. The blouse sewing pattern is ideal for adding a bit of colour to your spring/summer wardrobe and is available in sizes 36in to 46in.

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Malo wrap skirt from I AM Patterns

A wrap skirt is a versatile garment to have in your wardrobe. This new one from I AM patterns is part of its new spring collection I AM Delicate

The Malo wrap skirt has a beautiful tulip-like shape on the front but is still very easy to make. It features a waistband and two front buttons. You can sew it in lots of different fabrics such as batiste, poplin, thin denim, viscose, double gauze and even wax for a variety of possibilities and different styles. You can also play with the length to adapt to all your needs whether it’s for a walk on the beach, date night or smart look for the office. This skirt sewing pattern is available in sizes 36in to 46in.

To download your copy of the malo wrap skirt for €12 from I AM Patterns - click here