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Sew a timeless waistcoat with the Belvedere Waistcoat sewing pattern! It’s the perfect minimalist piece to wear to formal events and features a curved back seam and long darts to fit the garment close to the body. It also includes a back neckline facing for a professional finish.
The instructions and pattern pieces provide for two approaches to either create a tailored waistcoat complete with welt pockets, a fully canvased front and side seam vents or sew a quick and easy waistcoat with no pockets and simplified construction techniques. Both waistcoat projects are great scrap busters since it is easy to mix and match fabrics. This pattern is part of the Cityscape Urban Menswear Collection, sew the garments in this collection to create a polished wardrobe suitable for the formal occasions.
Sayward is a versatile raglan T-shirt sewing pattern to create every day casual wear. The attractively curved raglan seams paired with a relaxed crew neckline serve to create the flattering appearance of a strong chest. The sleeves are slim without clinging, and the body is an average fit suitable for most figures. Choose between full length sleeves or short sleeves that end mid-bicep. The hems can be sewn using a zig-zag stitch or a twin needle.
Instructions for sewing with knits are thorough and include finishing suggestions, step-by-step illustrations and both beginner or intermediate sewing options. They explain methods for sewing the shirt with or without an overlocker. Fabric requirement charts are provided for a monochrome shirt or a color blocked shirt with contrast sleeves and neckband. This pattern is part of the Parkland Casual Collection and lends itself to creating the perfect casual, handmade wardrobe for an active lifestyle.
The Eastwood feature classic pyjama pants with mix and match details to suit any wearer. These straight leg pants are comfortable but not too baggy, and include an enclosed elastic waistband with the option of a drawstring to further perfect the fit. Pyjama pants need not be boring to sew, and this sewing pattern will teach you many of the essential techniques for sewing jeans and trousers in the future. Learn to install useful pockets and employ topstitching to create very functional and hardwearing loungewear. Depending on skill level and preference, choose between a button fly, simple mock fly or no fly at all. Also choose between minimal or detailed topstitching. Add an optional patch pocket for a bit of extra functionality! This pattern is part of the Parkland Casual Collection.
The Quadra Jeans sewing pattern provides a subtly modern take on the classic straight leg jean, and features a slight taper to the leg and extra room in the thigh to allow for lots of movement. They sit below the waist as a moderate low rise. Sew these jeans in denim with no stretch or up to 2% elastane to add just that little bit of additional flexibility that so perfectly suits an active lifestyle.
This jeans sewing pattern features all of the traditional details required when sewing denim – add lots of strengthening topstitching, learn to sew flatfell inseams, construct a zipper fly, and apply rivets to high stress areas.
As an added bonus, the waistband is drafted in two pieces with a centre back seam hidden under the belt loop. This construction style allows for very easy fit modifications, even once the jeans are fully constructed. This is a perfect solution for the home sewist who might like to sew these as a surprise gift or for the wearer with a fluctuating waistline. This pattern is part of the Parkland Casual Collection.
The Fulford Jeans sewing pattern is a classic straight leg jean and features a regular fit in the thigh and straight legs, as well as a conservatively high rise reminiscent of vintage work jeans that sits just below the waist. Sew these jeans in a rugged denim and expect to wear this hard wearing pair for years to come. This jeans sewing pattern includes all of the traditional details required when sewing denim – add lots of strengthening topstitching, learn to sew flatfell inseams, construct a zipper fly, and apply rivets to high stress areas. The waistband is drafted in two pieces with a centre back seam hidden under the belt loop, and this construction style allows for very easy fit modifications, even once the jeans are fully constructed. This pattern is part of the Alpine Outdoors Collection which has hard-wearing designs with a classic fit.