About The Sheath Dress
Easy to wear and a joy to sew, The Sheath Dress is a wardrobe must-have.
The Sheath Dress is a classic shape with a contemporary edge. With a rounded neckline, grown-on sleeves and subtle shaping, this has all the makings of a modern classic. Adapt the design to suit your style by adding a sash belt or an elasticated waist, in seam or patch pockets, and your choice of fastening; button and loop closure or simply pull on.
This multi-purpose sewing pattern gives you the choice of:
New to sewing? With minimal pieces and an easy-to-fit style, this is the ideal pattern to start your dressmaking journey. More experienced and looking for a pattern with endless hacking potential? The Sheath Dress is the ideal base to create your ultimate dress.
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Lightweight to medium-weight woven fabrics are perfect for this pretty dress. Not suitable for stripes, diagonals, or plaids. Always allow extra fabric to match one-way designs.
UK sizes 6 - 22
The Sheath Dress includes step-by-step drawn instructions. Here are some examples of our sewing pattern instruction books. The photographed instructions can be accessed here.
Don't want to wait for the postman? The Sheath Dress is available in a digital version. You will be redirected to this product in our Etsy shop.
The Pyjama Bottoms are the perfect first sewing pattern for anyone taking their first steps into the world of dressmaking. The Pyjama Bottoms are full-length and have a relaxed fit with an elasticated waistband, side seam pockets and a tie front created with an optional buttonhole or mock tie. This pattern makes a gorgeous pair of trousers too -from a relaxed day to a smart evening trouser simply by the fabric choice.
The Pyjama Bottoms have been created with you, the beginner seamstress, in mind. Our clear and straightforward instructions are there to guide you through each step as if an expert seamstress is right there by your side.
From choosing the right fabric to taking accurate measurements and cutting out the pattern, to fabric lay plans, cutting tips and decoding pattern symbols and jargon, we‘ll take you through everything you need to know to make your own pyjama bottoms or trousers.
Pattern Sizes - UK 6 - UK 22
Skill Level - Beginner
Light to medium weight woven fabrics: cotton lawn, flannel, brushed cotton, cotton fleece or fabric that is soft & breathable with natural fibres. If making trousers this pattern works well with lightweight wovens such a linen & cotton or a silky fabric for an evening pair.
The Pyjama Bottom Sewing Pattern includes step-by-step instructions with beautifully drawn illustrations.
Have you seen our Pyjama Bottom SEWING KITS? We'll provide everything you need to make your own gorgeous pair of Pyjamas.
Don't want to wait for the postman? The Pyjama Bottoms is available in a digital version. You will be redirected to this product in our Etsy shop.
Perfect for dressing up or down, The Jumpset will see you through special occasions, relaxed weekend walks, or dancing ‘til dawn.
The Jumpset gives you a wonderful jumpsuit or dress that’s chic and versatile, while being super comfy. A unique yoke feature at the front with a wrap bodice and an elasticated waist means there are no fiddly fastenings, while in seam pockets and a relaxed leg shape or floaty skirt shape will give them a nonchalant vibe. Belted or unbelted, The Jumpset looks great either way.
*New coloured pattern sheet & layers (A0)*
Pattern Sizes - UK 6 - UK 26
Skill Level - Confident Beginner
Light to medium weight woven fabrics: cotton, cotton lawn, poplin, corduroy, chambray, denim, linen, Tencel. How about alternating a striped fabric for an interesting yoke feature.
The Jumpset Sewing Pattern includes step-by-step instructions with drawings.
Don't want to wait for the postman? The Jumpset is available in a digital version. You will be redirected to this product in our Etsy shop.