Posts in PDF patterns
The Pant Pattern from Ann Normandy

Ann Normandy has just launched a new stylish trouser pattern,
which is all about taking your time to make!

The Pant sewing pattern is a beautifully fitted trouser with lovely details and a slow-sewing level of finishing, so you can appreciate the details of the flat-felled seams and godets as well 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 and available from the Ann Normandy website for $17.95 (USD).

Introducing the Marla Jumpsuit from DG Patterns

Jumpsuits continue to be feature in the next few seasons as a favourite garment on the catwalk. The Marla jumpsuit is the latest sewing pattern for DG Patterns and is a great  version to wear everyday!

This V-neckline jumpsuit, dress and top includes dolman sleeves, which is great for those of us who like to keep the top of our arm covered as well as some flattering front pleats.
The waistband has an elastic, which creates a beautiful, semi fitted style. Pattern is aimed at those with intermediate sewing skills and is for light to medium-weight woven fabrics such as challis, linen, chambray, cotton sateen, denim, cotton shirting.

The PDF pattern is available for $10 (USD) from DG Patterns by clicking one of the images

2 new flirty skirts from I AM Patterns

Don't you just love these two new skirts patterns from I Am Patterns!

Have you noticed that there's a distinct lack of skirts to choose from on the High Street at the moment, we have? So it's just as well that we can sew our own! The latest two patterns from I AM Patterns are Victoria and Félicite and both pattern designs would look fabulous in the fun floral fabrics that we've all spied on a the High Street!

A bit about Victoria...
It 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

A bit about Félicite.....
Félicite is a cute skater style skirt with similar waistband, zipper and a button at the back as Victoria but has more volume and features a sweet belt, which crosses at the front forming a beautiful bow - you can also make without if you choose. Available in european bust sizes 36-46.

Félicite PDF pattern is available from I AM Patterns for €12


The Reno wrap dress from DG Patterns

Spring would not be Spring without a wrap dress. This stylish version is from DG Patterns and comes with some extra little twists!

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 (USD) from DG Patterns by clicking on the images

Two new plus-sized patterns from Schnittchen

Schnittchen launches two new plus-size sewing patterns!

The Amy Parka is a casual lined oversized coat with dropped shoulders, comfy hood and deep pockets with decorative folds. It also features a front hidden zip to finish the minimalistic look! It comes in plus sizes 48- 56  and also sizes 34-46.

Download this PDF pattern for €8 from Schnittchen Patterns by clicking on the images

Claire is a classic and simple plus-size tunic and is a super easy sewing pattern. It features sloped shoulders and a two-piece sleeve and a stylish wide neck. There's pattern peices if you fancy making with a belt and belt loops. 

Download this PDF pattern for €8 from Schnittchen Patterns by clicking on the images

Newest patterns from The Avid Seamstress

New seasonal patterns from The Avid Seamstress

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.
Buy the downloadable version for £9.60 by clicking the image or buy in printed format for £16 from The Avid Seamstress website.

The Gathered Dress - Adult
If you‘re looking for a casual dress that you can wear every day of the week, and that's perfect for wearing on the school run or 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 downloadable version for £9.60 by clicking the image or buy in printed format for £16 from The Avid Seamstress website.


Yates Coat from Grainline Studio

Grainline Studio has a new coat pattern on the block that will take you from winter into spring!

The Yates Coat from Grainline Studio will instantly upgrade any cool weather outfit. With inseam pockets and a hidden double-breasted snap closure which keeps the silhouette sleek while the slightly oversized lapel and mid-thigh length give the Yates a modern aesthetic.

Make with a full lining and two-piece sleeves will make sure you're wearing the Yates for years to come. Sewing techniques nclude sewing a straight seam, setting sleeves, sewing a notched collar, and inserting a lining. Pattern is nested to make cutting easier between sizes.

Michell cardigan from DG Patterns

DG Patterns has hit the ground running this year with another new casual cardigan pattern

Michelle is a semi-fitted knit sweater with a high hip length sweater with a crossover front and curvy hemline. The cardigan has loose fit long sleeves and a simple cuff style making it perfect to throw on during these chillier days or to lounge around at the weekend. It's such a nice relaxed fit that you will want to make more in lots of different colours!

Susan knit dress from DG Patterns

Another fabulous knit dress pattern from DG Patterns. This dolman style dress has a loose-fit top and tapered skirt. The dress sits just below knee and has a V-neckline thats not too low. The PDF sewing pattern also has two sleeve lengths – 3/4 and long sleeves. The pattern is perfect for light to medium weight knit fabrics such as jersey knit, double knit, Hatchi knit and cardigan style, as well as the popular Ponte Roma and other blends.

The Culver Dress from Pier & Palace

The Culver Dress is the second PDF pattern from the new indie sewing pattern company,
Pier & Palace

Culver is a sportswear inspired, modern take on the skater dress, which we think is a style that suits any body shape! The dress features stylish paneling and curved seam inserts, and is an incredibly versatile design. The Culver pattern  has been designed to be made in a fabric with some stretch, and aimed at sewers who some sewing experience and skill.

The Culver dress comes with two finishing options for the bodice including a curved neck and armhole facing or a fully lined bodice - the decision is yours. The concept behind the dress was to provide a real  workhorse of a garment.

Download the pattern for £10 on the Pier & Palace shop.