New FW18 collection from Rosy Peña

A beautiful collection of PDF sewing patterns from the talented designer Rosy Peña will bring your handmade wardrobe up-to-date with the latest styles

All sewing patterns within this collection are available in sizes xxs-xxl and are perfect for beginners to tackle.

Juanita Jumpsuit
A gorgeous jumpsuit featuring a mock wrap bodice, back strap detail, elasticated waist, completed with a tie belt. The palazzo pant offers a tummy control foldover waistband adding the perfect amount of shaping to the high waist.
Download the Juanita Jumpsuit here

Gina Culottes
A stunning culotte style pant featuring curved front pockets, a flat front band, and elasticated back detail. Gina works well with anything from silky type fabrics to lightweight stretch denims. You can not wrong with this chic and stylish garment in your wardrobe!
Buy this stylish sewing pattern here

Sarah Slip
A casual staple piece for your wardrobe featuring curved sides seams and a semi loose fit, which can be made with soft knit fabrics. Style your slip under sheer garments for modesty or as a simple addition to any outfit.
Buy this PDF sewing pattern here

Mariah Blouse/Dress
A loose fitting feminine blouse (or dress) featuring a tie back closure, extended trumpet sleeves and a gorgeous ruffled hem! Mariah works well with lightweight woven fabrics and makes for a perfect holiday and special occasions.
Download the Mariah Blouse/Dress sewing pattern here

Olga Cardigan
A modern look to a classic button up cardigan including a trendy cropped and a full length option with gorgeous front pockets. Choose soft sweater knits for the perfect look and style your cardigan either open or buttoned up depending on your outfit.
Get the Olga Cardigan pattern here

Krystal Duster Coat
A classic draped waterfall coat featuring drop shoulders, belt loops, a tie belt, center back seam, and length variations! Krystal is a stylish and must have fall/winter garment, that works well with light to medium weight knit and woven fabrics. 
Buy this PDF pattern here

Rosalinda Dress/Top
A stunning semi-fitted top/dress featuring a wide mock-neck or roll collar, center front and center back seams, and deep curved armholes. Rosalinda is a must have garment for cocktail parties, date nights, Christmas parties and special occasions!
Download the Rosalinda dress/top here

Montana Shirt from Itch to Stitch

Do you struggle with trasitional garments to take you from one season to another - this shirt will become one of your go-to pieces!

The Montana Shirt is a classic dropped-shoulder, button-up shirt that will withstand the test of time. With its relaxed fit, the Montana is perfect for layering and makes a great transitional piece.

Designed for woven fabric, the skirt provides options for a tie-front or classic-front, as well as A, B, C, D and DD cups. Make one in silk or lightweight woven for spring, and one in cotton flannel for autumn and add an optional single breat pocket. This shirt sewing pattern is suitable for intermediate sewers and comes in sizes 00 – 20 (US).

Get your copy of this PDF shirt sewing pattern from Itch to Stitch

Hughes Dress from Friday Pattern Co.

New dress sewing pattern that’s ideal for everyday

The Hughes Dress features princess seams, sleeves that gather at the cap, and also has a gorgeous scoop neckline. It buttons (or snaps) up the front and has an adjustable lace-up tie in the back. This pattern comes with options to cut it as a peplum top, above-the-knee length dress, or midi dress. The Hughes Dress is designed to be beautiful and flattering with design elements that make it comfortable and easy to wear. 

It’s been designed for woven fabrics, and you’ll get a different look depending on the fabric you choose. For an elegant dressy look, select a drapey rayon or silk or pick a more sturdy fabric like a linen to give you a gorgeous everyday dress. It would look amazing in a double gauze cotton, shirting, rayon challis, or lightweight canvas - you can’t really go wrong with this dress. 

You can get this PDF sewing pattern for $14 (CAD) from the Friday Pattern Company

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Pumpkin Cardigan & Cardi Dress from CocoWawa Crafts

A great new sewing pattern to make handmade staples for your wardrobe this season

The Pumpkin Cardi and Cardi Dress sewing pattern is a very easy garment to sew and fit using knits. It features a front band, different necklines and waistbands (regular and ruffle) and pockets (bound and inseam) and sleeves (with or without cuffs) making it a really versatile sewing pattern.

If you go for the sleeveless option (on either the dress or the cardigan), the armholes -as well as the neckline- are finished with a band in jersey (opt for contrast or ribbing) and very easy to stitch. You can opt for the cardigan to throw on top of turtlenecks and jeans or the dress, which will look perfect with tights. As you can see, the possibilities are endless!

With lots of detailed instructions, technical drawings and tips to get the best results when sewing with knits, these garments will become staples to your handmade wardrobe.
Buy this PDF sewing pattern for £10 from CocoWawa Crafts

Swing blouse from Louis Antoinette

This stylish blouse is pefect for making in the latest autumnal colours to give your wardrobe a lift!

Swing is a pretty blouse full of energy with puff sleeves that you can customise and use almost any kind of fabric you. Add vintage buttons for a preppy look or keep simple and wear with leggings or if you are feeling brave it makes a lovely short dress.

This blouse sewing pattern comes in two lengths – normal length stopping at the pelvis bone and a shorter one for a crop top effect. It comes in sizes 8-18 UK (2-14 US).

Download and start making today for €11 from Louis Antoinette

Willow Overalls from Pipe Dream Patterns

Dungarees, jumpsuits and overalls are a definite one-piece must-have for your wrdrobe this season. We love the wide-leg option of the new Willow Overalls sewing pattern

The Willow Overalls come in wide and chino leg options and are designed to suit your own persaonl style and the turning seasons. They can be made in a range of materials from heavy through to light weight fabrics and will slot in your wardobe as a comfy home basic or more casual daywear. 

The sewing pattern is made using simple techniques so is beginner-friendly.  There’s a generous cut on the hips and thighs and crotch depth is noted in the instructions with clear lines on pattern so you know where to make alterations if the fit needs tweaking a bit.

This PDF sewing pattern ia available for £8.50 from Pipe Dream Patterns

Gilliane Cardigan from DG Patterns

You can’t have too many cosy cardigans in your closet. This one from DG patterns is the perfect length and can be made in tow different lengths to wear with dresses, skirts and trousers

This loose fit knit cardigan features long sleeves and a straight collar, and comes in two lengths – low hip and knee styles. It also includes handy patch pockets. The pattern has 4in ease at bust point and 3/8 inch seam allowance.

The best fabrics to use with this sewing pattern are light, medium to heavy knit fabric such as jersey knit, double knit, cardigan knit, ponte roma, and other blends depending on the style you want to create – the heavier knits make great lightweight coats for throwing on to go to the shops or wearing in the car. This PDF sewing pattern is available in sizes 8-26 uk (4-22 US).

Buy the Gilliane Cardigan downloadable pattern for $11 (USD) from DG Patterns

Introducing the Merlo Field Tee from Sew House Seven

The Merlo Field is the ideal knit T-shirt sewing pattern to take you into autumn and is perfect for the latest knit fabrics

The Merlo Field Tee has lovely drop shoulders and is a cousin to the popular Tabor V-neck with the same body shape, yet it offers a crew neckline. This handy tee also features a wider neck and short, long and three quarter length sleeve options, and has a sporty feeling with it's striped piecing and curved hem. 

It has a casual, comfortable and slightly tomboyish vibe with its sporty stripes and curved hem, not to mention its the perfect partner for your favourite jeans. Its wide oversized body width is most flattering when sewn in a drapey knit fabric such as rayon, bamboo or Tencel knits. Cotton and linen knits also work but may result in a slightly boxy look and easier for beginners to tackl. The contrast stripes are perfect for using up precious knit fabric left-overs.

Dowload the Merlo Field Tee for $12 from Sew House Seven

Rayen Pyjama Set from DG Patterns

This A-line semi fitted shirt and dress has a high hip and above the knee curved length hemline. The shirt has a classic men’s style cut with an over-sized collar and cuffs. It has loose fit pants and shorts to use with the shirt version so that they are extra comfy to wear. The patterns have 3in ease at bust point for the shirt and 3/8in seam allowance. It comes in a wide range of sizes 8-26 UK (44-22 US).

Buy this download sewing pattern from DG patterns here

The new versatile pajama sewing pattern is perfect for all your nightwear needs and would make excellent gifts for close friends and family

Adley shirt from Alice & Ann

A classic shirt should be an important basic in your wardrobe. Loving this new one with lots of lovely detailing

Adley is a classically styled shirt with a relaxed fit. The boxy silhouette boasts a drop shoulder and a deep v-neckline which is accented with wide plackets and finished with a pretty bias binding. 

The long sleeves feature with pleats, two-piece placket and cuff.  Other cute construction details include a back yoke with soft box-pleats and a rounded front hem that contrasts to the lower square hem at the back. 

Make it in an airy soft linen or voile, crisp shirting or flowey silk. Pair Adley with jeans, wear it as a cover-up, layer it under a sweater or sew it in silk for a dressier look for evenings out. The sewing pattern comes in sizes 0-20 (US) and is perfect for intermediate sewers.

The Adley shirt is an instant download and can be purchased from Alice & Ann for $16 (USD)

Mystic Bra from Orange Lingerie

Using pre-formed foam bra cups, the Mystic bra provides invisible shaping and support underneath even the most fitted garments

The Mystic bra is the ideal seamless everyday T-shirt bra and features seamless cups that don’t show underneath clothing as well as underwire support, and a comfortable frameless design. This PDF sewing pattern doesn’t require any taping together as all sewing pattern pieces fit entirely inside the printable space of US Letter or A4 size paper. All the pattern pieces are separate, not nested, and clearly show the seam and trim allowances where applicable. This allows for construction clarity and simplifies any pattern alterations. The instructions are professionally illustrated, making the seemingly complex steps of bra construction crystal clear and easy to understand. This bra sewing pattern is available in A to DD cup sizes for band sizes 30 to 40. 

To download this Mystic Bra sewing pattern for $16.99 (USD) visit Orange Lingerie


Jessie Coatigan from Sew Over It

Sitting somewhere between a coat and a cardigan, the Jessie Coatigan is a warm, unlined jacket that’s ideal for those in-between seasons, autumn and spring, and dDepending on the fabric you choose, it can be worn as outerwear or a cosy top layer for wearing around the house

The Jessie Coatigan is an advanced beginner to intermediate level sewing pattern. The construction for the most part is fairly simple, but you should take the shawl collar step-by-step if you haven’t sewn one This coatigan is suitable for medium to heavy weight woven or knit fabrics with a good drape, such as melton wool, boiled wool and boucle. Try a smart melton wool for a 60s-inspired jacket, or a cosy knit for snuggling up at home.

The Jessie Coatigan comes in sizes 8-20 (UK) and has been designed to be slightly oversized so that you can wear a thick jumper underneath, but if you’re not planning to wear it over bulky layers, you may want to size down.

The Jessie Coatigan is available as a PDF download for £7.50 from Sew Over It

Venice Cocoon Dress from Style Arc

The Cocoon dress is really the dress shape of the season and is really easy-to-wear whatever your shape. Loving this new one from Style Arc with it’s stylish slit pockets

Refresh your wardrobe with this sophisticated dress. The asymmetrical lines create a soft drape cocoon shape and the optional slit pockets are a great design feature, which sets this mid length, long sleeved dress with and angled
seams apart.

Download for $14 (AUD) from Style Arc

Komi Kimono Jacket from Wardrobe By Me

A must-make for this autumn’s layering look

The Komi Kimono jacket has a wrap front and is held in place by a belt. The back has a centre seam and two deep front pockets. The sleeve is generous with a dropped shoulder and cute cuff at the hem. All seams feature lovely topstitching. The Komi is unlined and designed as a transitional jacket or a cosy cardigan. Finish the seams with a simple serge seam or add a binding for a more sophisticated inside finish and choose from a simple kimono collar or shawl collar. 

The Komi comes in digital format and costs £7.61 to download from wardrobe By Me

Nora Top sewing pattern from Tilly and the Buttons

Fill your wardrobe with quick and easy tops with this knit sewing pattern

This modern style sweater or T-shirt has a boxy, oversized shape with drop shoulders and wide sleeves. It’s incredibly versatile, and can be made it a variety of fabrics from jersey to sweater knits to see you through the year in style.

Choose from a slouchy high neck or narrow neckband; short, elbow-length or extra-long sleeves with longline hem or cropped and stepped deep hem with side splits. The pattern is ideal for confident beginners.

Buy the digital version for £9.50 form Tilly and the Buttons

Ness skirt from Tilly and the Buttons

Elevate your sewing with this new classic fly skirt sewing pattern from Tilly and the Buttons

The Ness skirt will look stylish all-year round, paired with T-shirts in summer or roll-necks in the winter. The straight skirt has a shaped waistband and curved back yoke for a flattering fit.

You can make a mini version or below-the-knee hemline with centre front split. Details inspired by denim include a zip fly front, topstitched mock felled seams, belt loops, in-seam pockets and back pockets.

The sewing pattern also includes jargon-busting instructions, helpful sewing tips, and colour photos helping you tackle every step – making it easy for you to create gorgeous clothes you can be proud to say you made yourself. The pattern is perfect for medium- to heavy-weight woven fabrics such as denim, corduroy, jacquard, gobelin (tapestry), drill or wool, preferably with a little stretch for extra comfort.

It’s available in printed and digital. The downloadable version costs £9.50 from Tilly and the Buttons

Making Backpack from Noodlehead

Originally designed for Making Magazine No.5 but now it’s available as a sewing pattern to purchase

This backpack sewing pattern has a simple design to make but is also great for customising. Make in brightly coloured canvas (prints or solids) or waxed canvas and get to work creating your very own custom backpack.

Special features include front slip pocket, interior zip pocket, adjustable shoulder straps and useful top handles.

This PDF sewing pattern is available to download for $9 from Noodlehead

Kendrick Overalls from Hey June Handmade

Launched this week, the Kendrick Overalls sewing pattern from Hey June Handmade is such a versatile pattern for jumpsuits, pinafores and cropped casual trousers

Kendrick View B is a fitted pencil-style skirt with extra ease at the hip for sitting and then a narrower hem to really show off those feminine lines. The skirt is meant to hit right at the kneecap for the 5ft 5in, however leg length can also be a big factor.  The skirt includes a shorten/lengthen line so you can adjust it to fit you perfectly.

The Kendrick Overalls can be made without the straps too. The construction of the pants and skirt with the zip fly and waistband are fully independent of the straps and will work perfectly on their own. This is a versatile 4-in-1 pattern!  

Buy the Kendirck Overall PDF sewing pattern for ¢12 (USD) from Hey June Handmade

The Kendrick Overalls are a casual wide leg cropped pant or fitted knee length skirt with V-neck style front and back straps. Both include options for hip and curved patch pockets, belt loops, zip fly, and sliding overall hardware.

It features a wide hem and top stitching add extra detailing for both views. View B has a split front hem and 2in of ease at the hip for moving and sitting ease. Style the Kendrick with a fitted top or layer with a long cardigan and chunky heels to wear any season!

Meet Evie - the new bias skirt from Tessuti

Make your first bias skirt with the new Evie sewing pattern from Tessuti

The Evie sewing pattern is a floaty and flared midi-length bias skirt pattern includes two versions. View A is finished with a bound waistline and side zipper opening and view B consists of a pull-on version with scalloped elasticised waist.

Instructions are provided to achieve a narrow or fringed hem you can do on linen fabrics. The bias skirt is drafted to flatter the body and looks great worn casually or dressed up.

Recommended fabrics included woven fabrics such as medium to heavy weight silk satin, satin backed crepe, viscose, rayon, tencel, wool and linen. The pattern comes i sizes 6-18 (AUS).

Downlaod the print at home version for $12 (AUS) from Tessuti

Elliot Sweater & Tee from Helen's Closet

The Elliot Sweater and Tee sewing pattern is a go-to cosy layer for everyday wear

Dress this sweater up with dark denim and boots or keep it casual over leggings and sneakers. Options include a stylish high-low hem with a side slit that provides comfort around the hips while the other version is slightly cropped, and perfect for pairing with high-waisted trousers and skirts.

The Elliot sewing pattern also includes great everyday T-shirt with raglan sleeves and three neck options plus an extra tall version that can be scrunched down or folded over, a medium height version, and a classic knit band. This sewing pattern is for advanced beginners and comes in sizes xs - xxl (US).

Buy the Elliot Sweater & Tee PDF sewing pattern for $14 from Helen’s Closet