Skill-Building Patterns from Simple Sew

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Eager to stretch your sewing skills and learn new techniques? We have a range of stylish patterns available at Simple Sew to help you expand your sewing repertoire and add pretty and practical features to your handmade garments. Discover some of our favourite skill-building patterns below!

Simplicity 8749

Simplicity 8749

Top to toe tailoring gets a fresh look with the Simplicity 8749 pattern. Designed by the founder of the award-winning eponymous, Mimi G Style blog, this pattern puts a flattering and feminine spin on the classic blazer and trouser combo. Sew yourself a pair of fitted trousers, teamed with a notched collar coat that can be altered in length to suit a blazer or long wool coat style. Click HERE for the pattern.

Simplicity 8811

Simplicity 8811

Simplicity 8811

Layer up with the simplistically chic cardi, scarf and headband pattern from Simplicity. Designed for stretch knit fabrics, this pattern is a great opportunity to sew with stretchy materials that promise plenty of comfort and versatility. The pattern offers three cardi/jacket styles along with a scarf and headband template to complete the look. Click HERE for the pattern.

Butterick B5682

Butterick B5682

Butterick B5682

What’s your favourite style of jean? With the Butterick B5682 you really can sew them all as it includes five different jeans options! Each includes all the traditional features you’d expect from this classic garment. You can stretch your skills even further by personalising your jeans with a colourful denim fabric or eye-catching topstitching.

Simple Sew Lily

Simple Sew Lily Dress

Simple Sew Lily Dress

The stunning Lily dress promises heaps of timeless style and skill-boosting features. We love the dreamy, diagonal bodice with its various fastening options including frogged fasteners and a scalloped button closure. Team your pattern with cottons, twill or more luxurious sateens and silks and we’ve no doubt you’ll be reaching for this garment on multiple occasions. Click HERE for the pattern.

McCall’s M6800

McCalls M6800

McCalls M6800

Broaden your coat-making skills with the McCall’s M6800 pattern. With its range outerwear variations you can create pieces that suit every season and style. This fully-lined coat is beautifully fitted and flared with  collar and length variations as well as a figure flattering waist belt option. Click HERE for the pattern.

Simple Sew Palazzo

Ever wanted to make trousers but not sure where to start? The Palazzo Pants from Simple Sew are perfect for those new to trouser making. The classic silhouette is surprisingly easy to sew and fit and features a back zip fastening, waistband that sits on the natural waist and two easy insert pockets. Click HERE for the pattern.

Simplicity S8907

Onesies are all the rage for your indoor attire and now you can replicate the same level of comfort with your outerwear, too! For that, we recommend the Simplicity S8907 jumpsuit and dress pattern. Each style features a figure flattering elasticised waist with optional belt as well as softly tailored sleeves. Play around with different fabrics throughout the year – this pattern is a season-spanning staple. Click HERE for the pattern.

Simple Sew Lottie

The Pussy Bow blouse is a timeless wardrobe staple and one that you can pair with a range of pieces. This floaty blouse forms one half of Simple Sew’s Lottie Top and Skirt pattern and is a must-make for those eager to try their hand at sewing more delicate fabrics. For a beautifully feminine variation, team your top pattern with a chiffon or silk to give any outfit an extra touch of luxury.

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