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 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.
Featuring: Fitted at the shoulders and through the sleeves, semi fitted at the bust, waist and hips, with a draped accent in the front and asymmetrical neckline, faux wrap top or dress with a drop waist half circle skirt. Offered with long, 3/4 and short sleeves or sleeveless. Optional band for bottom hem. Elegant and sophisticated top or dress that is suitable for formal or informal occasion. The asymmetrical V neck consists of two layers and modest enough to keep everything covered. Nursing friendly.
Techniques to master: pleats, serging, topstitching, hemming
Featuring: Fitted at the shoulders, bust and through the sleeves, with a 1/4 circle gathered peplum/skirt, empire waist dress or tunic. Both dress and tunic options are finished with curved hem. The front can be finished with a true or faux placket or as a solid piece (without the placket). Offered with long, 3/4 and short sleeves or sleeveless. Optional inseam pockets. Very versatile pattern that can be reused multiple times to create many different outfits for different times of the year.
Techniques to master: serging, gathering, topstitching, inseam pockets, hemming, placket, buttonholes
Featuring: semi fitted raglan hoodie with princess seams and a hidden kangaroo pocket. Mid hip length. Semi fitted sleeves finished with single or double cuffs (layered thumbhole cuffs). Offered with 4 different neckline finishes: a simple neckline band, fully lined cowl, scuba style hood or overlapped hood. A feminine design and fit of the hoodie flatters all body types and gives endless options for colorblocking.
Featuring: semi fitted at the bust and hips, relaxed at the waist knit tunic with asymmetrical collar. Offered with long and 3/4 sleeves – hemmed or finished with cuffs. Bottom hem can be finished with a regular hem, narrow or wide band that transforms the tunic into a mini dress or long tunic. Easy and quick to make this tunic is a perfect transitional garment for spring/fall/winter that keeps you warm and trendy.
Featuring: semi-fitted classic raglan hoodie for men, finished with cuffs and bottom band, wide topstitched kangaroo pocket and a lined hood with a casing for drawstrings. Comfortable fit that allows to wear a t-shirt underneath it without making the hoodie look baggy and oversized. Depending on the fabric can be made as a casual or athletic hoodie. Very beginner friendly and makes your man feel special.
Featuring: fitted at the bust, waist and hips bodycon dress. Offered in knee length finished with a hem, straight or asymmetrical peplum and cap sleeve, short sleeve, three quarters or long sleeve. Neckline can be finished with a full turtleneck cowl, high collar, crew or deep scoop neck finished with a binding. A classic versatile dress for any occasion and season. A wardrobe builder that can be sewn in couple of hours.
Techniques to master: serging