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Sewing Patterns, Easy Online PDF Sewing Patterns and Sewing Videos, for Beginners, the Best Sewing Pattern Downloads. Unless otherwise stated, all patterns are drafted in sizes 6-22

 

One of the very best coat designs. Wear with just about everything. Making this up is a great way to learn the principle of sewing a roll collar.

 

Photo of Roll Collar Coat See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDF See the Sewing Pattern Details 615

545 Semi-Fitted Shirt with Frills

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This pattern is perfect for day or evening wear. Wear it with a tailored suit or beneath a smart cardigan. Wondeful with an evening trouser suit or just a velvet skirt.

A great shirt worn with with jeans too.


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Sewing Pattern Semi-Fitted Shirt

The man's cut shirt. I have made this dozens of times and never tire of the shape.

 

Photo of Classic Shirt See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 540

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This is probably about the simplest form of garment you can imagine for your wardrobe. However it is the most useful and you will never tire of making it.

 

Photo of Sewing Pattern, the Sleeveless Top, PDF Sewing Pattern Download 532

The Jeans Sewing Pattern is easier to sew than you think. It is probably takes less time to sew a pair than it does to watch my video! I go into very great detail.

 

Photo of Jeans Sewing Pattern, PDF Pattern 948

M983 Men's Jeans

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By popular demand from my male subscribers, here is a jeans sewing pattern just for them. Yes, there are a surprising number of men making their own clothes.

Ladies you can make these jeans for the men in your life too.

 

Image of Sewing Pattern for Men's Jeans

A classic T-shirt shape.

 

Photo of Classic Jersey T-Shirt See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 1501

A classic Pencil Skirt Sewing Pattern is a must sew for anyone wanting a versatile, wearable wardrobe that is equipped for every occasion.

 

Photo of Pencil Skirt Sewing Pattern, PDF Sewing Pattern 483

206 Swimming Costume Classic

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This pattern includes seam allowance. Make it in two way stretch lycra. There is such a variety of swimming costume fabric in the shops to choose from.

PDF Instructions giving Fabric Requirements, Sewing Techniques and Construction Method - Video coming soon!

 

Drawing of Sewing Pattern, Classic Swimming Costume, PDF Sewing Pattern Download 206

Vest for every day

 

   

Just a shift. Shown here in navy linen with white saddle stitching.

 

Photo of Dress See the Sewing Pattern Details, a Classic Shift Pattern. PDF See the Sewing Pattern Details 763

The very useful Raglan Sleeve Sweatshirt Sewing Pattern. You can't have too many in your wardrobe. Of course it goes really well with the jeans.

 

Photo of Sweatshirt See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 512

A great shape for an elegant jersey dress. For day or evening. Plenty of movement

 

Photo of Jersey Flare See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 781

Trousers for smarter occasions perhaps. Front pleats and slant pockets. An invisible zip in the back gives you a faultless silhouette. A silk shirt bloused will take you to any occasion.

 

Photo of Front Pleated Trousers See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 931

A classic jersey T-shirt shape. So many uses. Wear with jeans, the pencil skirt, under the shift and the pinafore dress, under the waistcoat and tucked into the front pleated trousers.

 

Photo of Fitted T-Shirt See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 500

Just a simple t-shirt shape. Shown here cut with more of a boat-neck. Bound at the neckline to match the contrast dot patterned sleeves.

 

Photo of Slim T-Shirt See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 1502

Jersey shift with a stand collar. Very cool, sporty but elegant.

 

Photo of Jersey Dress See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 722

This is a very popular download. The Ra Ra shape is never out of fashion it appears. It is great for summer on the beach, cute for your exercise class and generally easy dressing for everyday

 

Photo of Jersey Ra Ra See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 785

This soft tailored jacket is the easiest of jackets to sew. Collarless and with easy in-seam pockets. A little bit of saddle stitching gives it a certain sophistication.

 

Photo of Soft Tailored Jacket See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDF See the Sewing Pattern Details 615

Another coat. This one is quite different though. Roomy but elegant, this smock type coat will suit any figure type. No fitting required! Wear it belted or flowing.

 

Photo of Yoked Coat See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 673

Vest for the sporty.

 

Photo of Radical Vest Jersey See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 502

Very easy polo neck dress with a high neck. Nicely shaped for easy dressing. This pattern comes in just small/medium/large.

 

Photo of Jersey Polo Neck See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 729

Leggings for everyday dressing have been around for a few years now. These are so easy to make. Great too of course for your exercise classes.

 

Photo of Classic Shirt See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 540

Another very popular pattern. Quite a nostalgic shape reminding me of long summers and school holidays!

 

Photo of Sundress See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 783

Of course, a really practical and comfortable solution for exercise. So much nicer than those standard black leggings and tops people seem to wear at the gym. This pattern is very popular for wearing to ballet class. Also great under a cotton shift.

 

Photo of Jersey Body See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 953

Making up the pinafore dress is a sewing lesson in just about everything apart from sewing sleeves. Learn about darts, zips, patch pockets, embroidery, topstitching. See my very first tutorial Make a Dress and then again, watch the Add a Lining version.

 

Photo of Pinafore Dress See the Sewing Pattern Details, A Free PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 721

A smart little waistcoat to wear with anything.

 

Photo of Waistcoat See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 836

A very boxy, very loose fitting jersey top. You can wear this over other tops.

 

Photo of Jersey Boxy Vest See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 547

Just plain cut trousers. No waistband or fly zip to worry about. Use petersham tape at the waist and an easy invisible zip at the side or back seam. Add pockets if you like.

 

Photo of Slim Cut Trousers See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 936

A pattern combination to get you started on combining patterns and shapes to be your own designer. Here I have combined a gathered skirt, bold breast pocket and high stand collar with the jersey shift shape, pattern 722.

Try it with lurex jersey and lace skirt for evenings.

 

Photo of Skirt & Collar for Jersey Combo See the Sewing Pattern Details, PDf See the Sewing Pattern Details 727

 

 

 

An example of a basic block. Minimum ease. Use this to create endless variations

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