Lounge around the house in these True Bias Hudson Pants or wear them out for a comfortable but stylish option. This advanced beginner pattern is a pattern you can wear any time! The urban fit of these pants leaves a bit of extra room around the hips and then tapers into a skinny leg. This pattern is perfect for medium weight knits such as cotton lycra, french terry, ponte, and sweatshirt knit with a suggested stretch of approximately 40%.
View A is a full length pant and View B is midcalf.
In addition to the fabric you will need: Coordinating thread, 2 inch wide elastic (1 1/2 yds), 1/4” wide cording (2 yds), 2 x 1 inch scrap of fusible interfacing, ballpoint sewing needle.
The Roscoe Blouse and Dress is a boho-inspired garment with a gathered neckline and raglan sleeves.The neckline is finished with a center slit and neckties. The sleeves are designed to hit a few inches above the wrist.
View A is a blouse, view B is a mini dress or tunic and view C hits mid-calf.
Views B and C have a large ruffle at the bottom.
This advanced beginner pattern is perfect with lightweight, woven fabrics with movement such as cotton voile, rayon challis, crepe de chine, lightweight linen, and gauze.
This is an intermediate pattern for medium to heavy bottomweight fabrics with little to no stretch, such as twill, linen, corduroy and denim. With a high waist and button fly, the Lander pattern is not only on trend, but also flattering and comfortable for all body types. The pattern includes front and back patch pockets, belt loops, and a straight fit through the legs. View A is a short with a 4” inseam, View B is an ankle length pant, and View C is a boot length pant that can be worn with a heel.
In addition to the exterior fabric: You will need 1/2 yd of light to medium weight woven fabric for the front pocket linings. Appropriate fabrics include rayon bemberg, cotton voile, quilting cotton, linen, or standard lining fabrics.
You will also need coordinating thread, medium weight fusible interfacing (1 yd), 4 jeans buttons or regular buttons (5/8” wide), and heavyweight sewing machine needle.
The Nikko pattern is perfect for medium weight knit fabric with an approximate 75% stretch such as rib knit, sweater knit, bamboo knit, or stretch velvet. All four versions of this advanced beginner pattern have a simple and stylish mock turtleneck.
Views A and B are tops with a fitted silhouette that is perfect to pair with a high waisted bottom like the Lander pattern.
Views C and D are straighter through the waist and hip, extending to the ankle, with knee-length side slits to complete the dress.
Views A and C are both sleeveless, cut to resemble a racerback, but with enough coverage to wear a regular bra.
Views B and D have long fitted sleeves that reach the wrist.
In addition to the fabric you will need: Coordinating thread, a ball point sewing machine needle, 1/4” clear elastic (1/2 yd). (Optional: twin stretch sewing needle, fusible stretch) tape.
The Ogden Cami is a simple blouse that can either be worn on its own or as a layering piece under blazers and cardigans. It has a soft V neck at both center front and center back necklines, and delicate spaghetti straps. The neckline and armholes are finished with a partial lining for a beautiful, high end finish. This advanced beginner pattern is perfect for light weight woven fabrics such as crepe, rayon challis, voile, and lightweight linen.
In addition to fabric you will need coordinating thread and a loop turner or safety pin.
The Yari sewing pattern is a jumpsuit with 4 views. All views have angled patch pockets set into princess seams, a V-neckline and a front button closure.
Views A and C are sleeveless options while Views B and D have an extended sleeve and sleeve band.
Views A and B are short length jumpsuits with an approximate three inch inseam, while Views C and D have a tapered pant that hits just above the ankle. You can choose to add the optional D-ring ties into any of the views to accentuate the waistline.
This intermediate pattern is perfect for medium weight woven fabrics such as linen, chambray, silk noil, and rayon challis. In addition to primary fabric you will need coordinating thread, 1 yd of fusible interfacing,
(5) 1/2” buttons, 2 yds of 1/2” single fold bias tape (Views A and C only). Optional: (4) 3/4” D rings.
The Southport dress is a tank style dress designed to be worn as a coverup at the beach or a dress for around town. It has a button opening at center front and a drawstring waist with inseam pockets. View A hits 20” from the waist. View B is maxi length and hits 42” from the waist and includes a center front slit.
This intermediate pattern is perfect for light weight, woven fabrics with movement such as cotton voile, rayon challis, crepe de chine, and lightweight linen.
In addition to fabric you will need coordinating thread, 3 yds single fold 1/2” bias tape, 1/4 yd lightweight interfacing, four 1/4”-3/8” buttons, safety pin.
The Salida pattern is a skirt with two views. Each has a soft V-shaped yoke at the front and back, a high waist, and a front zipper fly. View A is a fitted, paneled skirt that hits at the top of the knee, and features a back slit for easy walking. View B is mid-calf length, with a paneled skirt that flares out at the bottom.
This intermediate pattern is perfect for medium weight woven fabrics such as denim, twill, corduroy, linen and chambray.
In addition to the primary fabric you will need 1/2 yds of lining fabric, a light weight woven fabric such as rayon bemberg, cotton voile, or other standard lining fabrics.
You will also need coordinating thread, 1.5 yd of fusible interfacing (matching the weight of your fabric), zipper (sz 0-4 = 5 in, sz 6-10 = 6 in, sz 12-18 = 7 in), one sew-on 5/8” hook and eye closure.
This intermediate pattern includes the Calvin Wrap Dress and Top. This elegant design has exposed bias binding that extends into long ties to form a bow closure. It has rings and sliders which create adjustable shoulder straps for an easy fit. View A is a short top that hits approximately two inches below the natural waist. View B is a straight dress that hits at mid calf.
The Calvin Wrap Dress and Top works perfectly with light to medium weight woven fabrics that press well such as linen, chambray, rayon challis, silk crepe de chine, and cotton.
Along with fabric you will need: Coordinating thread, hand sewing needle. 2 of each - 1/2” bra ring and sliders (1 x 1/4” sew on snap is optional)
The Lodo pattern is an advanced beginner pattern with an elevated take on a basic t-shirt dress. Perfect for medium weight stable knit fabric with an approximate 25% stretch such as ponte, cotton interlock, and lightweight scuba.
It has a straight fit through the waist and hips and a slightly tapered hem to create a subtle cocoon shape. It has a flattering deep V neck at center front and an extended cap sleeve. Both the neckline and armholes are finished with a woven facing for stability and structure.
View A has a hem that hits at mid calf with a slit at center back for moveability. View B’s hem hits a couple of inches above the knee.
In addition to the primary fabric selection you will need 1/2 yd of medium weight woven fabric such as quilting cotton and linen, coordinating thread, and a ball point needle.
Make your own T-shirt or casual T-shirt dress with this advanced beginner pattern! This pattern is perfect for light to medium weight knit fabrics with 40% or more stretch such as cotton interlock, T-shirt jersey, and merino wool jersey.
View A is a fitted top that hits around the hip. View B is a semi-fitted dress ending just above the knee. Both views have contrasting ribbing around the crew neckline and short sleeves for a slightly vintage look.
Make sure you have coordinating thread and a stretch sewing machine needle!
This advanced beginner pattern makes a classy and neat pull-on crop pants or shorts with an elasticized back and flattering front waistband. This pattern is absolutely perfect for light to medium weight woven fabrics such as linen, cotton, rayon challis, and chambray.
Views A and B have a mid rise that sits just below the natural waist. Views C and D have a high rise that sits over the belly button. All views have front pleats and side pockets.
Views A and C are a cropped, wide leg pant, hitting a couple of inches above the ankle. Views B and D are a short with an approximate 4 inch inseam.
In addition to the fabric you will need: Coordinating thread, lightweight fusible interfacing (0.25 yds), 1 1/2” wide elastic (1 yd), safety pin.
Essex Linen-Cotton Blends
One of our favorites! This versitile woven works well in quilts, clothing, bags, and home decor.