As the nights start drawing in now is the perfect time to think about the garments you want to wear this autumn. We’ve rounded up our favourite ‘fall fillers’ that will keep you looking stylish and feeling comfy throughout the cooler months. Check out our Simple Sew patterns for autumn below.
Simple Sew Olive Blouse
Searching for a relaxed top that you can throw on whatever the weather? Try the Olive Blouse. This wardrobe staple features buttons down the front and offers a loose fit with gentle tucks for subtle shaping. It’s versatile design means you can don this top at the office or a fancy dinner with friends. We’ve no doubt you’ll want to make more than one! Click here to shop the Olive Blouse.
Simple Sew Sophia Skirt
Floaty, feminine and utterly flattering, we’re huge fans of the Sophia midi-skirt! This pattern is ideal when you want to switch up your usual trouser option. The Sophia Skirt works with light to medium-weight fabric making it a season-spanning staple! The pattern lends itself to a variety of occasions so you can have fun playing around with different fabric types and really put your own creative stamp on it – we’re thinking glamorous sequins. Shop the Sophia Skirt here.
Simple Sew Anneka Tunic
The Anneka Tunic offers a simplistically chic silhouette giving you plenty of opportunities to personalise the design. Why not add contrasting fabric to the pockets or go bold with contrasting bias binding on the neckline and armholes? This is perfect for those wanting a quick and simple make. It’s also great for advanced sewists eager to test their skills. This tunic is truly versatile when it comes to fabric options too. Why not try a cosy wool blend fabric for the cooler months? Shop the Anneka Tunic here.
Simple Sew Classic Sweatshirt
Never made a sweatshirt before? Don’t sweat it. This Simple Sew pattern makes it really easy to whip up a cosy layer and will help build your confidence in working with knit fabrics. You can vary the hem length allowing you to wear the sweater at hip level or a more slouchy style that covers the bum. This is a fantastic pattern for boosting your skills and trust us, when you realise how comfy this garment is, you’ll ask yourself why you haven’t made it before! Click here to buy the Simple Sew Classic Sweatshirt.
Simple Sew Cocoon Coat
We know it’s technically still summer but if you want to have a go at coat-making, now is good time to start thinking about your patterns and fabric. The Cocoon Coat is a great piece for autumn, it’s so easy throw on and offers a simple construction. The relaxed silhouette makes this coat figure-flattering and it works well with non-fraying fabric including boiled wool or felt.
Simple Sew Lena Wrap Dress
Of course, you can wear dresses all year round but it helps if they have a little extra covering to keep the chill off! The Lena Wrap Dress pattern features three sleeve variations (short, three-quarter and long) allowing you to re-use the pattern all year round! Feel comfortable and super stylish by opting for medium-weight knit fabrics, why not also use a contrasting colour for the bottom band?! With no fiddly fastenings to contend with this pattern is perfect for beginners, as well as seasonal stitchers looking for a quick and satisfying make. Shop the Lena Wrap Dress here.
Simple Sew Hayley Ballet Top
Keeping with the knit fabric theme, our Hayley Ballet top looks dreamy in comfortable knit fabric and is super flattering with its pretty tie-waist finish. Perfect for wearing with trousers or skirts, this style is really versatile and will seamlessly take you from casual to dressy. We have plenty of skill-building video tutorials on our blog to help with the pattern. Check out the Hayley Ballet Top here.
Simple Sew Nancy Tunic and Dress
Who doesn’t love a 2-in-1 pattern?! The Nancy Tunic Dress & Top is a beginner-friendly pattern that’s timelessly stylish and oh so pretty. You can mix up the neckline finish with a plain or Peter Pan collar and vary the sleeve length to suit your personal style. This garment could not be simpler to construct making it a great option for beginners eager to sew their first dress!
As the cooler weather approaches, we’re sure many of you will be reaching for your favourite trousers. Equip yourself with the gorgeous Palazzo Trouser pattern which features a classic, wide leg fit and works best with floaty fabrics that offer plenty of drape. The pattern includes a simple zip closure at the back and shapely pockets at the front but is still an accessible project for beginners who are new to trouser-making. Shop the Palazzo Trousers here.
We hope you enjoyed our round up of Simple Sew patterns for autumn, check out our favourite beginner-friendly patterns here.