Celebrating Curves with Simple Sew

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One reason many of us turn to sewing is the chance to make clothes that actually fit our shape instead of us trying to align our figure with the high-street’s ‘one shape fits all’ approach. Simple Sew aims to make sewing inclusive and that’s why most of the patterns on our site range from UK size 6-22, with the aim of offering a greater size range in the near future. In this post, ‘Celebrating Curves with Simple Sew’, we’ve listed a selection of our favourite patterns that offer a wide size range. You’ll find all these gorgeous designs on our website.

Simple Sew Lena Wrap Dress

This gorgeous, figure-hugging wrap dress will give you a beautifully defined silhouette and is available in UK sizes 6-22. Lena offers three styles and works a treat with medium weight jersey knits making it super comfy to wear – yay!


Simple Sew Hayley Ballet Top

The Hayley Ballet Top is a truly versatile pattern that works with both knit and woven fabrics. It looks fabulous dressed up as it does when paired with more casual pieces – a must make for your handmade wardrobe. Available in UK sizes 6-22.

Vogue V1700

If dresses aren’t your preferred party-wear piece then try the Vogue V1700. This beautifully, feminine, loose-fitting top is available in UK sizes 8-24 and includes two stylish options complete with a stand collar, lined front, yoke and casing for ribbon.

McCall’s M7061

As the colder nights are starting to draw in, now is the perfect time to sew cosy loungewear pieces. The M7061 boasts a fantastic size range up to size 26 and includes an incredible seven loungewear pieces – including slippers!


Simple Sew Cocoon Jacket

Another cosy piece for the winter months is the ever-stylish Cocoon Coat. Available in sizes 6-22, this pattern is perfect for those looking for their first foray into coat-making, or for anyone needing an easy-to-throw-on outerwear piece.


Simple Sew Babydoll Dress

Available in UK sizes 8-22, the Babydoll Dress boasts timeless style that’s flattering on a range of figures. It fastens with a concealed zip at the back and features a soft, feminine neckline and oh so dreamy gathered sleeves.

McCall’s M6044


Looking to whip up a thoughtful handmade gift for the man in your life? This classic M6044 shirt offers a fantastic size range up to XXXL. This pattern is a great skill-building project as you can practise sewing a collar, buttonholes and pockets.


Butterick B5682


Don your denims by taking advantage of the range of styles available with the Butterick B5682. With five different options from sizes 6-22 you can take your pick of slim, straight and bootleg styles, all complete with the classic jean design features.

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We hope you enjoyed this post on Celebrating Curves with Simple Sew. This is just a selection of patterns we stock , you can find more plus-size patterns in the Simple Sew shop. 

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