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Sewing Patterns - Easy to Sew

If you're interested in getting started with sewing have a look at our easy-to-sew, beginners sewing patterns. Choosing beginner-friendly patterns is a great way to build your confidence and skills. Here are a few tips to get you started:

  1. Choose Simple Sewing Patterns: Start with patterns that have straightforward designs. Items like tote bags or simple skirts are great for beginners sewing because they typically require straight seams and minimal fitting.

  2. Read Sewing Guides: Beginner sewing guides are invaluable. They often cover essential techniques like threading your machine, choosing fabrics, and understanding sewing terminology. Check out our blog page for handy sewing guides for beginners.

  3. Gather Your Sewing Materials: Make sure you have all the necessary supplies before you start. This includes the fabric, thread, sewing needles, pins, and, of course, a sewing machine. Don’t forget important tools like scissors and a seam ripper.

  4. Watch Sewing Tutorial Videos: Visual learning can be incredibly helpful. Look for tutorial videos that match the patterns you’ve chosen. These can guide you through the process step-by-step.

  5. Practice: Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. Sewing is a skill that improves with practice. Start with inexpensive fabrics so you won’t feel bad if things don’t go perfectly.

If you need recommendations for specific patterns or more detailed guidance on beginning your sewing journey, feel free to ask, our team are more than happy to help.

Butterick sewing pattern B6986 Misses' Skirt

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Butterick Vintage 1970's Sewing Pattern for Wrap-and-Go skirt. Flared, back wrapped skirt, in below mid-knee length has pockets, inside front seams...

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Butterick sewing pattern B6985 Misses' Dress

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This Butterick vintage sewing pattern from the 1970's is perfect for making a simple and stylish wrap dress. The dress features a semi-fitted desig...

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Vogue Sewing Pattern 2000 Classic 1970's Wrap Dress by Diane Von Furstenberg

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Emulate Diane von Furstenberg's iconic 1970's Front Wrap Dress with this authentic Vintage Vogue pattern. With a fitted, slightly gathered bodice a...

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Simplicity Sewing Pattern 9849 Misses' Dress with Skirt Variations

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Vintage Simplicity 1950's dress sewing pattern. Empire-line dress has short kimono sleeves and neck band to which upper edge of bodice front is sof...

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Simplicity Sewing Pattern 9848 Misses' Dresses

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Vintage Simplicity 1960's dress sewing pattern. The sleeveless and collarless sheath dress View 1 has high round neckline and back zipper. View 2 &...

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Simplicity Sewing Pattern 9847 Misses' Coat in Three Lengths

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Vintage Simplicity 1950's coat sewing pattern. Simple-to-make trio has flared styling, raglan sleeves and optional top-stitching. All views are col...

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Simplicity Sewing Pattern 9846 Misses' Dress

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Vintage Simplicity 1960's Jiffy dress with three main pattern pieces. Simple to sew slim dress with high round neckline and back zipper has extende...

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Simplicity Sewing Pattern 9845 Misses' Dress in Two Lengths

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Vintage Simplicity 1960's Jiffy dress with three main pattern pieces. Simple to sew collarless A-line dress has raglan sleeves, back zipper, extend...

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McCall's 8358 Vintage 70'S Wrap Dress Pattern by Laura Ashley

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Sewing pattern by Laura Ashley Vintage 1970’s Dress with wrap bodice. View A and B can be worn with square neckline at front or back, elasticated f...

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Butterick sewing pattern 6958 Dress, Tunic and Pants

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Vintage Butterick 1970's Misses' Dress, Tunic and Pants sewing pattern. Semi-fitted wrapped dress sits two inches below knee. Tunic top has V-neckl...

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Butterick sewing pattern 6957 Coats

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Vintage Butterick 1950's quick 'n easy slim coat sewing pattern. Views A and C clutch coat with shawl collar, below-elbow, push-up sleeves. View B...

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Butterick sewing pattern 6955 Shallow Necked Jumper

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Vintage Butterick 1960's jumper sewing pattern. View A is a shallow necked jumper with back-buckled wrapped belt attached at side seams, full flare...

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Vogue sewing pattern 2042 Dress In Two Lengths

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Vogue pattern for Vintage Vogue Patterns 1970's one-piece evening dress. A-line dress in above knee or evening length has front bodice and back ext...

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Vogue sewing pattern 2041 Jumpsuit in Two Lengths

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Vogue pattern for Vintage Vogue Patterns 1970 One-Piece Jumpsuit. Elasticized high-waisted jumpsuit in evening or mini length has off the shoulder ...

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Vogue sewing pattern 2040 Front Wrap Dresses by Diane von Furstenberg

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Vogue pattern for Vintage Vogue Patterns 1970's Front Wrap Dress by Diane von Furstenberg. For Stretchable Knits Only. Front-wrapped dress, three i...

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Simplicity sewing pattern 9794 1970's Short Halter Dress and Halter Top

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Simplicity sewing pattern for Vintage 1970's Jiffy easy-to-sew short halter dress and halter top with sweetheart neckline and front gathers have ba...

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Simplicity sewing pattern 9793 1970's Front-Wrap Halter-Dress

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Simplicity sewing pattern for Vintage 1970's Jiffy simple-to-sew knit front wrap long or short halter dress has flared skirt stitched to bodice wit...

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Simplicity 9792 Vintage 1960's Jumpsuit pattern

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Simplicity sewing pattern for Vintage 1960'S Jiffy easy-to-sew one-piece jumpsuit and romper has low round neckline, front zipper closing, button t...

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Butterick sewing pattern 6914 Misses' Vintage 80's sleepwear

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Semi-fitted dress three inches (7.5 cm) below mid-knee or evening length with purchased lace trim, ribbon shoulder straps and ribbon belt has shape...

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McCall's Sewing Pattern M8338 Misses' Vintage Dresses and Belt

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Vintage Sewing Patterns 1930s dress has slightly flared bias skirt with buttoned waist front. Gathers in side-waist front sections create fullness ...

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Vogue sewing pattern 1902 80's Blouse

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Very loose-fitting, pullover blouse has bias draped front, dropped shoulders, back neckline slit with buttons and loops, short or long sleeves with...

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Butterick sewing pattern 6889 Fifties side buttoning Dress

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This casual dress has a smart button-closing down the left side. The dress, which falls in free lines from the shoulders, is deftly shaped by the t...

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Vogue sewing pattern 1886 Seventies Misses' Caftan

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Vogue sewing pattern for Very loose-fitting, pullover, evening length caftan has front oval and back scooped neckline, side front and side back sea...

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Simplicity Sewing Pattern 9594 Misses' Vintage Jiffy Dress

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Direct from the Simplicity pattern archives, this 1960's simple to sew A-line dress has back zipper, shoulder straps and front and back darts. Dres...

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