Posts tagged new sewing patterns 2018
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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

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!

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

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.



Pattern Releases - Feb/March

It's been another great month for new pattern releases.
Here's some of our favourites to top up your spring wardrobe
and where to find them.........

Jordy Bralette and Tuesday boyshort – Emerald Erin

The Jordy bralette is an ultimate classic triangle-style bralette and has a wide band offering support and comfort for everyday, and comes in three options –   all-fabric, lassic lace overlay option as well a foam-lined choice for a little extra coverage. Sizes range from 26D-38E. The Tuesday Boyshort is the perfect staple for  your
everyday drawer, and the answer to a no-VPL.  Sizes: 0-18 (US), Hip: 35in – 47in.

Download both patterns for $25 (USD) from Emerald Erin by clicking on the image

Maureen Top/Dress - DG Patterns

This is a loose-fit top with a crew neckline and two sleeve lengths. The pattern can also be made into a dress with a trendy tapered hemline. You can choose to add a few details such as sleeve patches, ruffles and patch pockets for the dress.

Download this pattern for $10 (USD) from DG Patterns by clicking on the image

Mountain view pull-on jeans - Itch to stitch

Want the look of classic jeans but without the fuss when sewing? The Mountain View Pull-on Jeans can be made with stretch denim or twill fabric. They’re straight-cut to give you the everyday ease and comfort you need, and have a slightly high mid-rise, wide waistband for tummy control, four pockets, a seam along back legs for greater shaping, faux fly with topstitching. it's a great jean pattern for beginners and you only print the layers you need for your size making it simpler to cut the pattern out.

Download this pattern for $10 (USD) from Itch to Stitch by clicking on the image

Ultimate Culottes – Sew Over It

The Ultimate Culottes are a simple pair of flattering, really easy to sew wide-legged cropped trousers. They've been designed to sit on the natural waist, and come with two finishing options. Version 1 has a waistband with wide belt loops, while Version 2 is finished invisibly with a neat facing. Both options feature single darts at the front and double darts at the back for shaping, with an invisible zip in the side seam. Why not lengthened into palazzo pants to suit your style.

Download this pattern for £7.50 from Sew Over It
by clicking on the image

Joy Jacket – Chalk + Notch

The Joy Jacket is a fully lined, relaxed fit, mid-weight jacket. The centre front zipper is exposed, and both views offer optional drawstrings at the neck and hem. View A has a wide collar and View B has a hood. The square patch pockets and angled patch pockets are interchangeable for both views.

Download this pattern for $14 (USD) from Chalk + Notch by clicking on the image

CARAFA skirt with suspenders – Kommatia Patterns

We like this pattern as it's really on trend. This pencil skirt featuring suspenders crossed at the back and a zipper closure at the front. Just choose one of the three proposed lengths and, for a comfort without compromise, pick a medium-weight stretch material. Wear it with a basic jersey top to complete the look with no-fuss.

Download this pattern for $9 (CAD) from Kommatia Patterns by clicking on the image

Avery leggings – Helen’s Closet

The Avery leggings are simple to sew while still featuring great details that make them special. The pattern has outer leg seam, so you have a nice smooth leg for layering as well as a crotch gusset for improved range of motion that also reduces bulky seams. Each view features a waistband and waistband facing with fully enclosed and stabilised elastic, ensuring your leggings won’t fall down!

Download this pattern for $14 from Helen’s Closet
by clicking on the image

Katherine Dress - Rochad Studio

Classically elegant, and the ultimate day to night Katherine jersey dress, which flatters the silhouette without being too clingy.
Horizontal dart detailed on the bodice, drape front skirt with twist tie belt, boat neckline with flattering scoop neck at the back, finishing just below the knee make for a very stylish shape. View A comes with short fluted sleeves and view B comes with long sleeves.

Download this pattern from Rochad Studio's Etsy shop by clicking on the image

The Coat – The Avid Seamstress

Inspired by classic tailoring, The Coat is an easy, enjoyable make without the time-consuming tailoring. It’s super light with just a buggy lining, and is a versatile make. Make with heavyweight boiled wools, or this pattern can also be transformed into a spring-ready casual overcoat or sumptuous evening coat using brocades or rich, luxury jacquards. The flattering princess seams feature a clever in-seam pocket, while the modern drop sleeves make for a relaxed yet stylish look.

Download the pattern for £17 from The Avid Seamstress by clicking the image

The Perfect Tunic - Wardrobe by Me

The Perfect Tunic is a feminine blouse/tunic PDF sewing pattern. Depending on the fabric choice, the pattern can take you from casual to occasion. It has been designed for woven fabric, but jersey can be used for the body as well. Features include front placket, collar and yoke, longer tunic straight hem, and sleeves have been designed to be roll up with a tab.  

Download this pattern for £8.55 from Wardrobe by Me by clicking on the image

The kiera fogden dress - The Maker’s Atelier (Design Studio)

This dress is first pattern to be launched from The Maker’s Ateiler Design Studio project. The idea of the Design Studio project is to promote the craft of dressmaking to fashion students and graduates. Design Studio is a series of designs commissioned from fashion students and graduates to encourage the craft of dressmaking. This dress has been designed by Keira Fogden, a graduate from Northbrook Metropolitan College, and features a button-back shift dress with exaggerated cuff and shirt placket details with feature pockets.

Buy this pattern for £22.50 from The Maker’s Ateiler by clicking on the image

Margareth shirt – DG Patterns

This semi-fitted shirt has a cross-over, curved back hemline, and has a classic women's style cut with extra detailing of dropped sleeves and shirred bottom design. There’s also a video tutorial with this pattern.

Download this pattern for $15 (USD) from DG Patterns by clicking on the image 

Moto leggings – DG Patterns

Leggings are a handy wardrobe staple whatever shape and age you are. This sharp leggings pattern has a one-of-a-kind modern design and includes four different styles – a basic legging, one with knee and side pleats, and two length versions; calf and ankle length.

Download this pattern for $10 (USD) from DG Patterns by clicking on the image

Teddy top – Style Arc

This uniquely crafted top comes in two lengths and has a gorgeous collar, which sits high on the neck. The stitched facings and swing back with a high-low hemline give this style a luxurious look. Make the top to give your look an instant update or make the tunic for a more effortless silhouette.

Download this pattern for $14 (AUD) from Style Arc by clicking on the image 

Calyer Pants – French Navy

The Calyer trouser pattern is certain to become a trusty wardrobe workhorse. The pattern features flat and pleated front options and is designed to sit just below the natural waistl. The waistband is partially elasticated for extra comfort and in-seam pockets finish these stylish trousers.

Download this pattern for £10.10 from French Navy’s Etsy shop by clicking on the image

The Revere Blouse – Now & Then Patterns from Til the Sun Goes Down

Choose from cropped and boxy with little side splits, buttoned up to the neck, with a straight sleeve (long or short) and worn over jeans or skirt - for a hint of the '50s and '60s, depending on your fabric choices.
Make the longer version with an open revere collar and gathered sleeve (long or short) to get the look of the '40s. The collar can
have pointed or curved corners and there’s an optional pocket too. Most importantly, all pattern pieces are interchangeable between
each version.

Buy this pattern for £16 from Til the Sun Goes Down by clicking on the image


Clara Blouse - Sew Over It

Pretty and practical, the Clara Blouse is another everyday top that will fit seamlessly into your wardrobe. Tucked into your favourite pencil skirt for a smart look for work or more casually paired with jeans for an off-duty vibe, Clara is an ever-versatile pattern, perfect weekday-to-weekend wear.
It features a pretty pleated round neckline, keyhole opening at the centre back, stepped hem, and long sleeves with deep cuffs and continuous-bound placket cuff closures. It sports a dartless bodice, with shaping at the bust from neckline pleats for a gentle, figure-skimming feel.

Download the pattern for £7.50 from Sew Over It by clicking the image

Wendy Dress - DG Patterns

This dress is an easy A-line classic knit dress pattern with cute cut-outs on the shoulder and makes a fantastic style for spring-summer. The bodice has a racerback neckline with two sleeve lengths, and the dress also features a semi circle midi length skirt to offer a sleek dress design.

Download this pattern for $10 (USD) from DG Patterns by clicking on the image 

Sunday everyday sweater - ensemble patterns

This oversized sweater has lots of options. Its tapered hem gives it a slight cocoon and slimming effect, and comes in 2 different styles and 3 different lengths. Choose from the high-low asymmetrical hem or a regular cuffed hem, long or short sleeves or add some pockets.

It's great for thinner French Terry cloth or thick scuba neoprene knit, and also makes a pretty sweater in heavy chunky knits or sweatshirt fleece. The patterns come with illustrated step-by-step instructions, and is quick and easy sew so perfect for beginners.

Download this pattern for $12 (USD) from Ensemble Patterns by clicking on the image

Piccadilly Pyjamas  - Nina Lee

The Piccadilly Pyjamas is a chic sleepwear set with oriental accents such as soft and open Mandarin collar and gently curving hems. Version 1 consists of shorts and a cap-sleeved shirt shown here and Version 2 of cropped trousers and a shirt with three-quarter length sleeves. The pyjama bottoms have a flat-front waistband with an elasticated back, and finish with a ribbon tie.

Download this pattern for £8.50 from Nina Lee It by clicking on the image

Skye Joggers – Blank Slate Patterns

The Skye Joggers pattern is perfect for all the things... lounging or being active, home or out and about, cold weather or transitional. These are slim fit with options of ankle and mid-calf lengths, leg bands/cuffs, curved front pockets, wide elastic waist with optional drawstring.

Download this pattern for $11.95 (USD) from Blank Slate Patterns by clicking on the image

The Gathered Dress – The Avid Seamstress

If you‘re looking for a casual dress that you can wear every day of the week, and is perfect for wearing on the school run to the office, The Gathered Dress is stylishly smart but completely comfortable and wearable.
The charming gathered waist at the back makes gives the dress an interesting and different style line, and is ideal for days when you don‘t feel like wearing fitted clothes. Other features include a slim front silhouette, invisible zip and two different sleeve lengths. An ideal pattern for beginners as well as intermediates that want a quick easy sew.

Buy the pattern for £16.50 from The Avid Seamstress by clicking the image

UTOPIA  pants – Kommatia Patterns

A harem trouser featuring gathers at the waist, slash pockets and fitted ankle cuffs. Elegant and versatile, this pair of trousers can be worn as much with trainers as well as high heels.
To make the most of its draped silhouette, use a soft knit such as jersey or for a bolder look, a shiny stretch velvet.

Download this pattern for $9 (CAD) from Kommatia Patterns by clicking on the image

Visby Henley & Top - Itch to Stitch

The Visby top from itch to Stitch has raglan sleeves, long cuffs and a crew neckline. The pattern comes with an optional hood, partial placket and bottom band, which you can mix and match to become a favourite wardrobe staple. Wear this long sleeve pullover by itself on a warm day or as a base layer underneath a snuggly sweater on a cool night. The Visby comes as a classic Henley, but you also have the option to add a hood or skip the buttoned placket altogether.

Download the pattern for £9.60 (USD) from Itch to Stitch by clicking on the image

Agnes Swimsuit - Measure Twice Cut Once

The Agnes swimsuit offers full coverage and fashion, and features a cute ruffle which adds a touch of style to a simple shape. The one-piece swimsuit features crossover straps, large ruffle front and back, full coverage bottom. Available in sizes 6 to 18 and is suitable for swimwear stretch knits with spandex, elastane and lycra only that has a high degree of stretch in at least two directions.

Download this pattern for $10 (AUD)
from Measure Twice Cut Once by clicking
on the image

Hove Hoodie – Pier&Palace

Hove is a feminine take on a sporty favourite, the hoodie. Extended into a fitted dress, with bust darts, patched pocket and topstitching details. Hove is perfect for wearing everyday and you can customise your look with your choice of fabric, colour and prints. The dress, or long jsweater is mid-thigh length and the dress close fitting with fitted sleeves and can be made in your choice of jersey. Finish the sleeves and hem  with a neat double cuff to give the whole garment a little weight. The V-neck comes with a two-piece hood that overlaps at centre front for a more feminine take on a hoodie neckline.

Available for £8 as a PDF download from Pier&Palace by clicking on the image

Mysig sweatshirt dress - kommatia patterns

This sweater dress features a contoured hood, large kangaroo pocket and ribbed trims. Sporty yet casual, Mysig can be worn as much to the gym as at home. Go for a classic sweatshirt look with a brushed fleece or play around with fabrics such as velvet or ponte knits to create a trendy-worthy garment.

Download this pattern for $12 (CAD) from Kommatia Patterns by clicking on the image

Zoe Dress – Sew Over It

Zoe is a semi-fitted shift with unusual design lines, and features front and back princess seams that gently sculpt the dress to your body, and a french dart to fit the dress at the bust plus an invisible back zipper.

The dress comes with two sleeve length options – a shorter sleeve and a classic 3/4 length. The front princess seams house everyone’s favourite in-seam pockets.

Download this pattern for £8.50 from Sew Over It by
clicking on the image

Hepburn Shirtwaister dress – Now & Then Patterns from Til the Sun Goes Down

A classic dress with echoes of the late '40s and early '50s but updated for today. The patern consists of 2 collar versions - an angular and curved option as well as 3 sleeve choices – a short cap, straight bracelet length and feature cuff. Small pleats add fullness to the skirt both front and back, and there are skirt side pockets.

Buy this pattern for £18 from Til the Sun Goes Down by clicking on the image

Sora Sweater – Blank Slate Patterns

The Sora Sweater is a versatile pattern offers a variety of stylish layers for your wardrobe. Choose either cardigan or pullover with short or long sleeves, with all views featuring a beautiful shawl collar. It features a shawl collar, cardigan in two lengths, pullover (hip length only) , two sleeve lengths, sleeve bands for long-sleeved view, side gussets for shaping and curved hemline It’s perfect for sweater knit, jersey and french terry.

Download this pattern for $11.95 (USD) from Blank Slate Patterns by clicking on the image

Evelyn Blouse - Now & Then  Patterns from Til the Sun Goes Down

This design features gathers at the neck and raglan sleeves. The loosely bodice is fitted onto a peplum/skirt. A narrow self-fabric belt can be used to cinch in the fullness around the waist or alternatively wear a narrow belt. There is a slit, with button closure at the back neck. The sleeve can be long and gathered or short and flared. The skirt of the dress can be cut on the straight grain for flare or on the bias for a more draped & sleeker silhouette.

Buy this pattern for £18 from Til the Sun Goes Down by clicking on the image

Pattern Review - Jan/Feb

January and February (so far) has been a great time for new pattern releases. Here's a few of our favourite to top up
your handmade wardrobe

Bryce Cargo Pants – Hey June Handmade

The Bryce Cargo Pants are mid-rise, slim fit, ankle length pants, and feature traditional pleated cargo pockets above the knee with pocket flaps, deep slash hip pockets with seam-outlined bags, back flap pockets, and darts at the knee for extra shaping and detailing, and a functional zip fl.

Download PDF format for $12 (USD) by clicking on the image

Bellavista Top - Itch to Stitch

The Bellavista Top originated from Kennis Wong’s quest for a big cowl with a big drape. The Bellavista Top comes in a comfortable swing bodice with a centre-front panel, two neck and two sleeve options. Use a sweater knit to make a sweater or a jersey to make a T-shirt.

Available from Itch to Stitch in PDF format for $10 (USD) by clicking on the image

Cocoon Jacket - DG Patterns

A gorgeous woven or knit jacket which features dolman sleeves, curved hemline and collar.  The jacket features some beautiful pleated cuffs and interesting design lines throughout the front and back bodice.

Available from DG Patterns in PDF format for $10 (USD) by clicking on the image

Scoop pinafore - Sew Different

This casual over the head tunic has been designed to wear with your favourite top. It features a statement square neckline, contrast scoop sides that house large pockets and a slight whiff of bubble hem.

Available from Sew Different, PDF £9 and printed version £15 by clicking on
the image




Claudia dress - Tessuti Fabrics

A stylish, pull-on sundress featuring narrow shoulder straps, bust darts, stitched down side pockets and above knee side splits with wide hem and topstitching detail.

Purchase the PDF $10 (AUD) and printed version $25 (AUD) by clicking on the image

Myrna Dress - Colette

The Myrna dress is a feminine hearken back to the 1940s with gathers at the shoulder and waist, two shaped waist yoke options, two skirt lengths which all add up to making this dress versatile and flattering.

Available from Colette, PDF $10 (USD) by clicking on the image



Synthia Blouse – Designer Stitch

Evoking the soft and flirty trans seasonal vibe the Synthia is a feminine silhouette featuring a ruffle collar and waterfall armhole frill.

A semi fitted shape the Synthia is both figure flattering and easy to wear and the pattern offers cups sizes for fine-tuning the fit of your
garment. Cup Sizes – B, C, D, DD(E). Shown here on pattern tester, Kiran Grewal.

Available as a PDF pattern for $10 from Designer Stitch by clicking the image


Chloe Sweatshirt– Rosy Pena Patterns

A classic sweatshirt featuring dropped shoulders, trendy sleeve cuffs and length variations. Chloe is the perfect layering piece and can be dressed up or down depending on your fabric choice and personal style, and perfect for this transitional season.

Purchase from Rosy Peña Patterns in PDF format for $14 (USD) by clicking on the image


Nikko Top/dress - True Bias

The Nikko is a turtleneck knit pattern with four fab views. Views A and B are tops with a fitted silhouette, while Views B and C are ankle length dresses with a straighter fit and side slits.

Available from True Bias, PDF $14 (US) and printed version $18 (US) by clicking on the image


Matcha top - Sew Liberated

A swing, easy-to-sew top with mandarin-inspired neckline with sleeve variations featuring a one-of-a-kind shoulder construction that visually squares-off and balances your shoulders.

Buy from Sew Liberated, printed version $13.95 (US) by clicking on the image




Mila dungarees - Tilly and the Buttons

Dungarees are cute, practical and great for all seasons, and are a popular thing to wear. These ones will become a go-to wardrobe staple for weekends. The Mila is slim fitting on the hips and legs and has stylish side button openings and essential pockets.

Purchase from Tilly and the Buttons, printed version £12.50 by clicking on the image


All the Cute skirts - My Handmade Wardrobe

A brand new pattern company for you – My handmade Wardrobe has created a range of sewing patterns, which make up comfortable and stylish everyday essentials to get you excited about getting dressed every day! This pack of skirt patterns gives you a good choice of lengths to suit your personality and mood from pencil, A-line, gathered and pleated.

Available from My Handmade wardrobe, PDF £9 and printed version £12.50 by clicking on the image



Yates Coat - Grainline Studio

The stylish Yates Coat will instantly upgrade any cool weather outfit. It has a sleek silhouette with inseam pockets, hidden double-breasted snap closure and chic oversized lapel and mid-thigh length give the Yates a modern aesthetic.

Available from Grainline Studio, printed version $20 (US) by
clicking on the image


Spring/summer issue - My Image magazine

We’re a real fan of the Dutch magazine, My Image, and the spring summer edition has just come out. The magazine includes a pullout of stylish patterns including M1815 dress with button placket, which is great for the office and for smarter weekends.

My Image Magazine costs €5.95 and features 20 new patterns for the season. Click on the image to visit the website.


Paperboy Pleated Trousers - Wardrobe By Me

The Paperboy pleated trousers look like a tailored trouser, but have a secret back elastic, which makes them super comfortable. The pattern also feature a high-waist, single front pleats, slanted pockets, faux front fly and cropped cuffed hem, and has been designed for knits fabrics such as Ponte, and French Terry.

Available from Wardrobe by Me, PDF pattern is  £8.95 by clicking on the image


The Sports Coat - The Maker’s Atelier

An unlined sports inspired coat with bomber style collar and optional gathered cuffs.

This style suits both woven and jersey fabrics. The collar requires a medium weight jersey or rib fabric with some Lycra/elastane content so it keeps its shape.

Buy from The Maker’s Atelier, £12.50 printed pattern by clicking on the image











Dove Curve - Megan Nielsen

The Dove Curve is the first pattern in Megan Nielsen’s new extended size range. The popular Dove blouse is now available in curve sizes to fit busts 44-54in (112-137cm). It’s also the first pattern to include the new size labels, which refer to body measurements instead of alpha labelling.

Buy from Megan Nielsen in PDF format for $14.07 (USD) by clicking on the image







Ogden Cami - True Bias

The Ogden Cami is a simple blouse that can be worn on its own or as a layering piece.  It has a soft V-neck at centre front and back and cute delicate spaghetti straps.The neckline and armholes are finished with a partial lining for a beautiful, high-end finish.

Available from True Bias, printed version $16 (USD) by clicking on the image








Hattie dress - Style Arc

The Hattie dress is a woven dress that works well in a print fabric, and can be worn two ways – wrap the ties to the back of the dress for a neat front look or tie them to the front to sit over your tummy, and two lengths for the skirt for this pattern.

Purchase from Style Arc, $12.50 (AUD) for printed pattern by clicking on the image










Cinnamon Trousers - CocoWawa Pattern

Super trendy pair of cropped semi-fitted trousers that rest on the hips, with a mid raise, straight legs, back elastic waist, and side invisible zip. Make with patch pockets or with ruffles or pleats at the hem and at the front inset pockets.

Available from CoCoWawa in PDF format for £10 by clicking on the image






Sophia Wrap skirt – Mika Patterns

The Sophie skirt is the first sewing pattern for the brand and is a short straight skirt with a classic silhouette. It has been designed to sit close to the natural waist, without a waistband, and to fall just above the knees. The asymmetrical panel creates a soft and elegant faux wrap effect.

Available from Mika Patterns in PDF format for $10 (USD) by clicking on the image






Stasia dress - Sew Liberated

A knit dress that feels really comfortable to wear and has options for pockets, different sleeve and length options. The pattern also can be adapted to make a close-fitting tee, which is perfect for layering.

Buy from Sew Liberated, printed version $13.95 (US) by clicking on the image