Featuring: semi fitted at the hips and upper leg, tapered down to the calf (long version) slim fit joggers finished with elasticated fitted waistband with optional drawstrings. Offered in 2 lengths – ankle length and below the knee length. Both lengths are finished with fitted leg band. Sit at the lower waist. An easy to make faux fly adds a nice professional looking detail to the finished garment. Deep side pockets finished with bands will ensure that their contents stay secure. These joggers will easily become go-to for working out or lounging around at home. Slim fit makes them look stylish and modern, so they will work even for teens.
Techniques to master: serging, topstitching, drawstrings, elasticated waistband
Featuring: semi fitted at the shoulders and chest, fitted at the seat (with the bottom band) knit colorblocked hoodie for men. Has hidden inseam kangaroo pocket in the central panel. Offered with an overlapped lined hood. Sleeves (regular or colorblocked) are finished with fitted classic cuffs. The unique design allows you to make so many different variations of Apollo hoodie either with colorblocking, piping or decorative topstitching. Dependable and comfortable it will become an essential piece of every man’s day to day or weekend wardrobe.
Techniques to master: serging, topstitching, patch pockets, buttonholes, elbow patches
Featuring: fitted at the waist, semi fitted at the hips and flared at the bottom hem 8 gores skirt designed for light to medium weight woven fabrics. Has two lengths – knee length and midi length (mid calf). Can be finished with a front placket with buttons or snaps or with an invisible zipper installed at the side seam. Tutorial offers French seams for the final finishes. Classic gored skirt is a great addition to a classic or casual wardrobe.
Techniques to master: button placket/invizible zipper installation, French seams, attaching waistband, hemming
Featuring: semi fitted thumbhole cuffs for knit fabrics that are compatible with any sleeves. The pack includes 5 different styles of thumbhole cuffs. All cuffs have enclosed seams and no exposed stitching which makes them softer on your skin. Depending on the design they provide different coverage. The cuffs are beginner friendly and require only a sewing machine to sew. You can use these cuffs to replace old or simple cuffs on all your long sleeved tops, hoodies, sweatshirts, cardigans and other garments with sleeves.
Maple – Classic thumbhole cuffs
Birch – Layered thumbhole cuffs
Cedar – Designer thumbhole cuffs with a conical insert
Ash – Designer thumbhole cuffs with a horizontal overlap
Lotus – Designer thumbhole cuffs with a vertical overlap
Featuring: semi fitted at the shoulders and bust, fitted at the hips (with the bottom band) colorblocked hoodie for knit fabrics. Has hidden inseam kangaroo pocket in the central panel. Offered with an oversized lined cowl or fitted overlapped lined hood. Sleeves are finished with fitted classic or thumbhole cuffs. This is a great hoodie to play with colors, prints and textures using different fabrics and create your own unique look. Or you can keep it simple and do all one color. It showcases the elements of the design no matter which direction you decide to go. The construction of the hoodie is beginner friendly and tutorial has the all necessary steps to guide you through with ease.
Techniques to master: serging, installing grommets, inseam pockets
Featuring: fitted at the shoulders and bust, semi fitted at the waist and hips boatneck top designed for knit fabrics. Neckline is finished with binding that is attached to the shoulder inserts. Offered in a hip length top or a lower waist top with an asymmetrical self lined peplum with side splits. Can have short, 3/4, long or elbow length tied sleeves. Perfect all season top with a flattering boatneck. Included options give opportunity to create so many different looks. On top of that it’s very easy to make!
Techniques to master: serging, attaching binding, hemming
Featuring: semi fitted at the chest and at the seat, relaxed at the waist, finished with bands classic knit cardigan for men. Long sleeves are finished with cuffs. Optional buttons/snaps in the front. Can be made with simple patch pockets, elbow patches. Knit cardigan that will compliment both classic and modern outfits.
Techniques to master: serging, topstitching, patch pockets, buttonholes, elbow patches
Featuring: fitted at the shoulders, bust and waist, with a flared skirt faux wrap knit dress with a pleated accent at the side seam. Medium depth modest neckline is finished with a band. Offered as a dress with a knee or midi length flared skirt or as a top with an overlapped peplum. Can be made as a sleeveless dress/top or with short, 3/4, long or elbow length sleeves with a flounce. Optional side pockets and simple waistline belt. The versatility of the pattern allows you to create a lot of different looks and variations for any occasion and any time of the year. Whether you want to create an evening dress, a night out fashionable top or a light summer dress we’ve got you covered with the Joanne faux wrap dress or top pattern.
Techniques to master: serging, pleats, finishing neckline with a band, flounce, hemming
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Featuring: relaxed at the shoulders, bust and waist, fitted at the hips (with the bottom band) or semi fitted at the hips (with the drawstrings) classic raglan sweatshirt. Offered with crew neck finished with a band, a medium sized lined cowl or overlapped lined hood. Sleeves are finished with fitted cuffs. Can have a chest patch pocket or a classic kangaroo pocket finished with bands. Very easy to make and a versatile sweatshirt that can be done in so many variations.
Techniques to master: serging, topstitching, making a casing with a drawstring
Featuring: fitted at the shoulders, bust and waist V neck dress for knit fabrics with micro pleats at the shoulders, front and back waistline and with lined V shaped waistband. Front V is finished with facing. Comes in knee, midi and maxi lengths with gathered or simple flared skirt. Optional side pockets. Can be done as a sleeveless dress or with short, 3/4 or long sleeves. Flattering and feminine dress for any occasion.
Techniques to master: pleats, facing, hemming, pockets
Featuring: fitted at the waist and hips, slightly flared midi or maxi skirt for knit fabrics. Optional side slits. Self lined contoured yoga style standard or draped (pleated) waistband. Offered as a maxi (floor length) or midi (mid calf length) skirt. Can be cut on bias with the center front and center back seam – perfect for striped fabric.
Lightly flared, but still almost straight silhouette of the skirt doesn’t make it look or feel heavy as well as doesn’t require a large amount of fabric. Perfect for summer as well as for winter made of heavier fabrics. Easy to style. Depending on the fabric colour, print and texture can become a part of a casual or smart casual outfit.
Techniques to master: serging, hemming, finishing a slit, pleating
Featuring: fitted at the bust and hips, semi fitted at the waist tank top with a keyhole accent in the back designed for knit fabrics. Neckline has crew neck and deep scoop neck option. Offered without or with a slit that can be tied in the back. Can have a curved or banded hem. Armholes, neckline and keyhole are finished with binding. Can be made as a sports or a casual top. A very interesting piece of garment to make and wear.
Techniques to master: serging, binding (lots of binding – a good opportunity to master it), hemming, finishing a slit
Featuring: very relaxed at the bust, waist and hips slightly oversized dolman top or drawstring top/dress designed for knit fabrics. Offered with short sleeves finished with rolled cuffs. Plain and drawstring top have a light hi-lo longline hem and a drawstring dress is just above the knee length. In seam pockets with dress version. Very comfortable and very fast to sew top or dress. Dress is perfect for border prints and stripes.
Techniques to master: serging, hemming, drawstrings, rolled cuffs
Featuring: fitted at the shoulders, semi fitted at the bust, relaxed at the waist and hips colorblocked tee with an accent yoke in the front and in the back. Back bodice finished with a wide pleat. Has curved hem – longer in the back and shorter in the front – perfect to wear with leggings and skinny jeans. The tee can have short, 3/4 or long sleeves. Perfect top to mix and match fabrics and create your own unique look.
Techniques to master: serging, pleats, curved hem
Featuring: Semi fitted cardigan for knit fabrics for any time of the year and any occasion. Offered in 4 different lengths: cropped, classic, longline and duster (below the knee). Finished with simple bands or split hem (duster only). Can be done with short, 3/4 or long sleeve length finished with cuffs or bands. Optional patch pockets. Perfect wardrobe piece for any time of the year. Takes around 1 hour to make.
Techniques to master: serging, patch pockets, topstitching, hemming, split hem
Featuring: fitted at the shoulders and bust, relaxed at the waist and semi fitted at the hips classic polo shirt or dress. Neckline is finished with a classic (Eton collar) or rounded (Peter Pan collar) collar and a narrow enclosed placket finished with buttons. Offered in a classic polo shirt, tunic and a shirt dress above the knee length. Bottom hem for the shirt/tunic and shirt dress is finished with a simple split hem. Has 3 sleeve options – gathered short, three quarters or long sleeve finished with a band or it can be done as a sleeveless shirt with armholes finished with simple bands. Lightly gathered sleeves add a feminine touch to the garment. Very versatile pattern for any time of the year and offers many different styles of the garment.
Techniques to master: topstitching, placket, buttonholes, collars, split hem, serging, topstitching, hemming
Featuring: semi fitted at the shoulders, chest and bust, relaxed at the waist and hips classic woven blouse. Offered with relaxed long sleeves finished with a small pleat and elastic band at the hem or semi-fitted petal sleeves with no seam finished with a small pleat on one side. The blouse is finished with a curved hem. Beautiful blouse that is easy to make and that can become a great piece for your wardrobe.
Techniques to master: pleats, binding, set in sleeves, rolled hem, french seams, topstitching
Featuring: semi fitted at the chest, waist and at the seat finished with a split bottom hem mid hip length classic polo shirt. Neckline finished with a simple collar (knit of woven) or with a simple lined hood. Sleeves are offered with cropped, short and long option. Cropped and short sleeves are finished with a band. Full long semi fitted sleeves finished with cuffs. Classic polo shirt with a professionally looking placket and a collar.