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A multi-season jacket in a classic short length. This double breasted jacket has gentle shaping, a simple rounded collar, and tailored sleeves. The one-piece front makes it easy to incorporate patterns such as plaids or stripes.
Anise can be made with with either full length sleeves (version 1) or below-elbow cropped sleeves (version 2). Learn ...
Aster offers a fashionable twist on the classic button-up blouse. With three different sleeves and two bodice options, you can mix and match features to create your ideal shirt.
Version 1 has short, cuffed sleeves for a casual look, while version 2 combines long sleeves and pleated bodice for a professional appearance. The delicate flutter slee...
High waisted straight skirt provides a very flattering shape with paneled styling: not too loose or too tight around the hips, with a very fitted waist. Buttons up the front, has side seam pockets, and includes a self tie belt, which can be swapped out for your own narrow belts. Skirt has a faced waist, button placket and full lining.
Level : I...
Beautifully simple slim pants that will go with practically anything! These pants close with a side zipper for a streamlined look and easy sewing.
Version 1 is ankle length, with small in-seam pockets set into the waistband. Version 2 is cropped just below mid-calf.
Level : Beginner
A sweet and easy wrap dress with no closures to sew. The dress wraps in back and has cap sleeves. The wide ties encircle the waist for a comfortable dress with a fitted look. Version 1 has a rounded neckline, while Version 2 has a shaped sweetheart neckline and waist ties in a contrasting fabric.
Level : Beginner
Seasons change and wardrobes transition, but Dahlia remains the perfect dress all year long.
Version 1 is perfect for cooler weather; the 3/4-sleeved raglan- style dress has a flat front skirt which sports a kick pleat at the back hem. Small gathers create gentle curves around an inset waist yoke. The neckline and sleeves are finished with bias ...
This simple and pretty a-line skirt with high waistband will be a new wardrobe staple. Quick to sew, flattering to wear, and complete with excellent step-by-step instructions, this beautiful skirt is suitable for any sewer from beginner to advanced.
Version 1 has a pointed center waist, version 2 has a shaped curved band. Version 3 has a straig...
Turn heads in this curve-hugging classic that combines gamine styling with a flattering and feminine fit.
A semi-circle skirt provides volume without the extra bulk of pleats or gathers at your waist, so you get a clean, streamlined look that's still beautifully feminine. The bodice is fitted with waist darts, while still providing just enough r...
This quick and easy dress combines a flattering V-seamed bodice with side panels cut on the bias, letting you play with patterns such as stripes and plaids. The simple dirndl style skirt has in-seam pockets. Version 2 gives cutting layouts for using border print fabrics.
Level : Beginner
These simple and cute shorts are so quick to sew, you could make them in every color. Pockets are set into a front side seam and optionally close with buttons. The shorts sport a 4 1/2 inch inseam length and close with an invisible side zipper.
Level : Beginner
Lovely figure-skimming top with no closures, due to the flattering bias cut. This blouse is shaped with bust darts and center seams that gently hug the body.
Version 1 has a long collar that can be tied in a bow and elbow length sleeves gathered to a cuff. Version 2 has a shorter contrast collar and a notched cuff.
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Looking for a stash-buster that will work with a wide range of fabrics and nearly any print? This chic and simple shift dress is easy to sew, astoundingly versatile, and comfortable to wear year-round.
Edges are finished with bias tape, cutting down fabric requirements while letting you play with color and print combinations. Try a contrasting b...
Princess seam sundress with a curve skimming fit. The neckline and pockets are adorned with a flap detail that can be made in self fabric (version 1) or contrasting fabric (version 2). The skirt is slightly tapered for a slim fit, and includes a back kickpleat for ease of movement. The back closes with an invisible zipper.
Level : Intermediate
Mabel is a quick, easy, and versatile skirt pattern. It is also your perfect introduction to sewing with knits! Because it uses heavy knit fabrics, you get all the benefits of sewing with stable wovens, along with the speed and comfort of sewing with knits. For the beginner, that translates into sure-fire results - you will successfully sew this...
A flattering and curvy dress. Includes a bodice fitted with darts, along with a contrasting top yoke, sleeves, and narrow midriff band. Short sleeves are gently scalloped along the sleeve hem, echoing the shape of the bodice. Skirt has large pleats, with pockets hidden in the front pleats. Closes with an invisible side zipper.
Level : Intermedi...
Moneta is your new go-to dress pattern. Built for both elegance and comfort, this simple knit dress works in every season and for any occasion.
Made with knit fabric, this dress can be created in a matter of hours. With minimal pressing and just a few pattern pieces, you'll be whipping up an army of these wardrobe workhorses. Moneta is easy to m...
and figure skimming elasticized waist, and a flowing gathered skirt with in-seam pockets.
The skirt of Version 1 falls just below the knee. Version 2 features adjustable button-on shoulder tabs and an above-the-knee hemline.
Level : Beginner
This elegant bateau neck sheath dress is simple to sew, with added interest from a fully removable cummerbund style belt which can be made in a matching or contrasting fabric, closing with a single button in back. Version 1 has 3/4 length sleeves, a contrasting belt, and in seam pockets. Version 2 has short sleeves, a matching belt, and no pocke...
Phoebe is a modern A-line sheath dress with a customizable style. The lined bodice shaped by princess seams makes Phoebe incredibly easy to fit. Angled waist darts create a flattering shape that is echoed by the lightly flared skirt.
Version 1 features a double-breasted bodice, perfect for showing off your favorite buttons.
Or make Version 2, ...
Slim dress with high inset waist, gored straight skirt, and scalloped pockets. The wide neckline has a tiny collar formed from a facing in a contrasting fabric. Piping on the neckline and pocket edges is optional. Closes with an invisible side zipper.
Note: Instructions include optional piping on neckline and pockets. Allow extra yardage of pipi...
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