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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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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.

To read more and download the Isidro Top for $10 (USD) from Itch to stitch - click here

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.

Buy the Eucalypt dress & tank top PDF (sizes 0-20) for S17.15 (USD) - click here

Buy the Eucalypt dress & tank top CURVE PDF (sizes 14-30) for $14.30 (USD) - click here

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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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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.

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

Melrose Top & Dress from Itch to Stitch

Comfy and casual this sewing pattern is a great wardrobe basic and perfect for showcasing a gorgeous fabric!

You can make a casual top or an elegant dress with the Melrose pattern. The relaxed-fit top or dress has a wide round neckline and dolman short sleeve, and it is the perfect blank canvas to showcase some pretty fabric. The sewing pattern comes in A, B, C, D and DD cups for a better fit, and has three views so there is always a style for every occasion!

Choose from wide, scoop neckline finished with bias binding, dolman short sleeves with cuffs. View A features a cinched waist and elastic through casing and in-seam pockets finish the clean look while view B has a gathered peplum. View C enables you to make it as a boxy top with bottom band. The pattern comes in sizes 00-20 and this sewing pattern has been designed for beginners.

Download the Melrose sewing pattern for $12 (USD) from Itch to Stitch

Dawna Top from DG Patterns

Loving the simplicity of this new top sewing pattern from DG Patterns. It would look fab in some wonderful bold print fabric such as the lovely african prints that are around at the moment!


This loose fit, woven A-line top has some lovely features such as its layered asymmetric front bodice, curved front and back hemline, crew neckline, gathered elasticated short sleeves and keyhole and rouleau loop back fastening. This sewing pattern features a 3in ease at bust point to achives this loose look. This fully graded PDF pattern is available in sizes from 4 to 22.

To download your copy for $10.50 from DG Patterns - click here

Meet the Hipi Top from Muse Patterns

Looking for a cosy sweater? An effortless top to wear to work or perhaps you want a casual tee? Whatever you’re after, and whatever the season, the Hipi top has you covered!

Hipi is a loose-fitting knit top with a subtle high-low hem, and a nod to the ‘80s with batwing-style sleeves and angled seam lines on front and back, which are perfect for playing around with print or stripe direction, or colour blocking.

Mix and match with two neckline options (crew neck and scoop neck), short banded sleeves or long sleeves with a drop shoulder, and either a regular fold-under hem or a wide hem band. Make the long sleeved variation? Choose between a regular hem or wide cuffs. The pattern comes in sizes 28 - 48, which correspond to high bust sizes 28in - 48in and full bust sizes 30in - 50in.

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Staple Tank from Greenstyle Creations

Looking for staple sewing patterns to add to your wardrobe then this tank is perfect for wearing as a layer under blouses

This is the perfect layering tank top for everyday wear.  It is not too tight, not too loose, and just enough coverage for a regular bra. There is also included two finishing options so you can choose bands or binding. What’s good about this sewing pattern is that you need just under 1m of 75% stretch knit such as rib knit, brushed poly, cotton lycra etc. This downloadable sewing pattern is available in a good range of sizes from xxs-3xl.

 Download the Staple Tank from Greenstyle Creations for $12 from Green Style Creations