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 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: 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 bust waist length bolero with 3/4 sleeves finished with cuffs or hemmed long sleeves. A versatile layering bolero for any outfit to get a beautiful look. Can be worn with any sleeveless styles, tops or dresses. Can easily dress up or dress down. Perfect for all occasions and all seasons.
Featuring: relaxed at the bust, semi fitted at the waist, hips and fitted at the lower sleeves slim fit cocoon style cardigan for knit fabrics. This is a great basic cardigan than can be used year-round depending on your fabric. It is amazingly quick to sew and uses very little fabric. Easy to wear almost to any occasion and can be used as a blazer for a more formal look.
Techniques to master: serging, inseam pockets
Featuring: Fitted at the bust and hips, relaxed at the waist, sport or casual style tank top, finished with a band at the bottom hem. Mid hip length. Racerback. Offered as a tank top with self lined yoke in the back , tank top with a built in low impact bra or a separate low impact flat cut bra. Offered with necklines and armholes finished with bands or bindings. Depending on the fabric the top may become a sports tank top, casual tank top or more dressy look top. Comfortable, easy to wear and flattering almost for any type of body.
Techniques to master: serging, hemming, gathering
Featuring: relaxed fit hoodie with a hi-lo tunic length hem and kangaroo pocket. You can choose from 2 different fits: loose fit and slim fit with or without curved back. Comfortable hood with drawstrings or a fully lined cowl, cuffed long sleeves or sleeveless with bands. Mix and match options to get your unique hoodie – from a smart casual style or sporty style to a sleeveless beach look.
Techniques to master: single welt pocket, hood, grommets, thumbhole cuffs.
Featuring: fitted at the shoulders and bust, semi fitted at the waist and hips. Offered with cap sleeves, short sleeves with or without bands, 3/4 and long sleeves and straight bottom hem (hemmed or banded) or a curved hip length hem. Choose from a wide range of necklines: crew neck, scoop neck, boatneck and wide boatneck (off shoulder). Great choice of option to create an outfit for any occasion an season. Very beginner friendly and will work perfectly as a first sewing project in knits.
Featuring: loose around the bust and the waist, fitted around the hips with a drawstring accent at the sides, hip length dolman sleeve top. Offered with three quarters sleeves finished with cuffs or short sleeves finished with bands. This flattering and beautiful top is suitable almost for any type of body. A must have item for spring and summer to wear with your favourite leggings, jeans and skirts.