A round-up of the latest sewing patterns
Here's a few of our favourite to top up
your handmade wardrobe released this spring
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.
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 -
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!
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
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