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Independent Pattern Companies I - P 

Ultimate list of independent pattern designers


Here we present part two of what we hope is a comprehensive list of independent dressmaking pattern companies, listed alphabetically, and a short description of what they offer with information on how to buy. Many are available as downloads and we specify where the paper versions of patterns can be bought in the UK. We will be adding to the list as new companies appear. If you can add to our list, please use this contact form.

For pattern companies A- H see here.

For pattern companies R-Z see here.


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I AM Patterns

I AM Patterns are French designers creating chic, elegant sewing patterns for the modern woman. They have recently launched a website and Backstitch have a selection of the range here.
 

Iconic Patterns

Small Australian design house offering classic designs including a 'Jackie O' coat pattern. Downloadable and priced in AUS Dollars - find the site here


Ikatee sewing patternsIkatee

Adorable sewing patterns for children aged 0 - 8 from this French designer. All digital sewing patterns come with a detailed tutorial of different steps to sew the garments. You can find the website here and if you subscribe you get a free sewing pattern for your age/sex choice.


Imagine Gnats

Digital and printed patterns for casual wear tees and kids' clothing too. Order your version online here (US Dollars).


Indygo Junction

Variety of patterns for women's clothing and accessories. Patterns can be shipped from the US and are available as PDFs for a selecion of styles. Sizes go up to 3XL for some styles. Order here.


In-House Patterns

Mainly patterns for blouses and tees, these designs are avaialble as PDF files to print at home from this Canadian site (prices in US Dollars). Get the designs here


In The Folds

New Australian design house with one pattern - The Rushcutter Dress. The Rushcutter is an oversized knee-length, A-line dress, designed for woven fabrics, available in two different styles. See it and buy here.


Itch To Stitch

A selection of casual separates that you can buy (in US Dollars) online as downloadable patterns from this US design house. Find them here.  They are also now available in the UK from Girl Charlee.

Independent sewing pattern companies 
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Jalie

Specialist Canadian dancewear leotards, cheerleading and skating wear patterns available as paper and PDF patterns (Canadian Dollars) here.


Jamie Christina

A well-known designer offering lovely patterns for outerwear (The Lark cardigan), dresses and accessories. You can order PDF and paper patterns in the UK from Backstitch, The Village Haberdashery or buy the paper patterns from Fabric Godmother.


Je Fais Mes Dessous

Patterns for lingerie, bras and panties on this French website that you can purchase as PDFs from the Etsy shop.


Jennifer Lauren Vintage

Vintage style from the 40s, 50s and 60s, Jennifer Lauren is a New Zealand based designer, selling PDF patterns through her site via her Etsy shop (in NZ Dollars). Newer patterns are available up to size 24.


Jenni Smith

Jenni's pattern for a creative apron - The Hepworth - will be released on 1 March 2017. Order as a PDF or printed pattern here.


Jennuine Design 

US designer of some cute kids' patterns for dresses, rompers, leggings and accessories - available as downloads in Dollars here.


Jocole

PDF patterns for you - mainly separates - and some patterns for the children from this Etsy shop.


Just Patterns

Just Patterns offer a line of sewing patterns inspired by high-end ready-to-wear garments with beautifully drafted patterns for the experienced dressmaker. You can purchase the PDF patterns through the Etsy shop.

 

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Kate & Rose Patterns

A little bit of boho and folkwear in these patterns by Kate & Rose. Paper versions of a few designs are available from Girl Charlee in the UK. Or order PDF versions online (in US Dollars). 


Katy & Laney

Two designs available for a top and shorts to download and print at home for sizes 0 - 26. Order them here in US Dollars


Ki-Ba-Doo

A line of German patterns for women, children and some accessories. The patterns are available to buy as e-books in Euros. Please be aware that the instructions are in German apart from one pattern for a girl's shirt available in English.

Kitschy Coo

Great patterns for kids and those hard-to-please teens too! This is a UK company and you can download the patterns here


Kleinformat

Small selection of German patterns available to download (Euros) from here.


Kommatia

Good selection of casual-wear patterns to order as PDF downloads from Craftsy - they look really easy to wear.


KZJO Studio

Modern casual women's patterns available as digital PDF patterns - take a look here to order.

 

Independent sewing patterns for children's clothing

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La Jolie Girafe

French patterns for separates and dresses that you can buy as PDFs - French only, but worth a look! Visit the website.


Lalimaya Creations

French designer with a small collection - website only in French.
 

Laughing Moon

Designer and producer of patterns for corsets. Paper patterns available direct from the US here. UK stockists include Sew Curvy.

 

Laura Marsh Designs 

A wide selection of patterns from this UK designer. Very inexpensive pattern downloads - mostly £2.99 each and available here. Two free patterns to download too!


Lekala Patterns 

Huge range of patterns for all the family and many free ones too. Send your measurements for a custom-fit pattern. Download them here - prices to buy are in US Dollars and there are discounts for bundles. 


Les Fusettes

French chic for women and children with these attractive patterns. Available as paper patterns from France and in French only from here - price in Euros. 


Liesl and Co

A range of casuals for him and her by Liesl Gibson available as PDF downloads in US Dollars or as paper patterns from Sew Hot. Digital patterns available from Backstitch.


Lilac Lane

Pretty dresses for little girls with these downloadable patterns from the US (US Dollars). Available here to buy. There is a free pattern here for a circle skirt.


Lilith and Eve

Patterns available for a drapey blouse and maxi dress with more awaited. You can buy here as a PDF (US Dollars) or as paper patterns. 


Lil Luxe Collection

Patterns mainly for young girls with a couple of dress patterns for you - take a look at this website. Buy the patterns as downloads from the US here. Also some free designs.


Lilly Giggle

Pretty frilly girlie sewing patterns, mainly in knits, for girls from this designer in the US. Buy her patterns as downloads in US currency.


Lily Bird Studio

Cute patterns for tots to tweens - you can buy them here as e-patterns in US currency.


Lily Sage & Co

Small selection of patterns for ladies and girls available as PDFs in AUS Dollars. Find them here.


Lindsay Woodward

Two patterns available for a tee/tunic and a dress - both PDFs (in US Dollars) - look here. Free pattern for a faux fur jacket too.
 

Liola Patterns

Nice designs for tops and cardies from Liola Patterns and online as PDFs to download via Etsy in UK Sterling. 


Little Woollie

A small range of dressmaking patterns available from this Bromley-based shop including tops, dresses and skirts. Shop here for the range. 


Lolita Patterns

Small range of bold, eccentric gothic-style pieces available in the UK as PDF downloads (US Dollars) here or you can order a paper pattern direct. Check out the free Fuchsia Skirt design!


Lorianne Pattern Collection

Sewing patterns customised for your shape and fit from this US designer. It looks like they offer paper patterns only that you can buy here. 


Louis Antoinette

Parisian designers with a mixture of patterns that are in French - take a look here. You can order the patterns direct too.


Loulou James

Canadian designs for maternity wear and downloadable from the Etsy shop in UK currency.


Love Notions

You’ll find modern sewing patterns for the whole family on this US website. All patterns are instant downloadable PDFs and are priced in US Dollars. Choose from a great selection of casual patterns for you and the kids!.

 

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Machine Stars for kids to sew
Machine Stars

Sewing patterns from the UK for kids to make themselves! Includes a simple A-Line Skirt design and a Wrap-Around Skirt too. Buy as paper patterns from here or order from Backstitch


MacPhee Workshop

Particularly known for outerwear patterns but also a range of other patterns, you can view these paper patterns on the website and place an order in Canadian Dollars but they will add shipping charges too.


Madalynne

Download three free lingerie patterns from this site - whio could ask for more? 


Made By Jack's Mum

York based designer of kid's clothing patterns that are available as PDFs. Nice mix of designs available to buy from her Etsy shop.


Made by Rae

Well-known for the Washi Dress pattern, Rae Hoekstra has a nice selection of women's and children's patterns to purchase as PDFs here direct from the US (US Dollars). There are some great deals on pattern bundles too. You can also buy PDF and paper patterns from Fabric HQBackstitch or The Village Haberdashery.


MADE Everyday

Mainly patterns for kids' clothing but also a women's skirt - buy from Dana as PDFs in US Dollars. Range available online.


Made for Mermaids

Sweet, simple and girly patterns. These are garment patterns for you and your children that you can wear everyday comfortably, but can easily dress up - order the patterns digitally in US Dollars here.


MadeIt Patterns

Some great pattern designs from this British design team covering garments for kids, teens and adults. Browse the patterns and order as PDFs from the website here.
 

Made With Moxie

At the moment just one pdf pattern in both children and adult sizes - retro style shorts.  However more patterns are planned for the future.  You can buy the Prefontaine shorts from the Made With Moxie Etsy shop.


Magdalena Langa

Magdalena has three lovely patterns including the Camellia pleated pencil skirt available as a PDF download from her Etsy shop. Check out the Lobelia tee pattern for 86p!


Maison Fleur

Simple separates and a swimsuit from Maison Fleur, available as downloads in US Dollars from the website


Make Bra

Make your own lingerie with these patterns for bras and panties. Finnish pattern company offering patterns in Euros as paper versions or downloads. Take a look here.

 
Make It Perfect

Lovely selection of Australian designed patterns for all the family, you can download these here in AUS Dollars. Check out the free patterns here. Alternatively, buy some designs a paper patterns from Backstitch.


Make My Pattern

Joost is a male Belgian pattern designer and he designs for men and women. His menswear patterns include a hoodie and waistcoat and the women's patterns include a corset. You can customise the pattern you buy from your measurements - find out more here.

 
Maria Denmark 

Megan Nielsen skirt pattern

Stylish dress and skirt patterns from this US designer. Sign up for a free pattern when you request the newsletter. Order the patterns online as downloads in US Dollars.


Marilla Walker

Small collection of women's wear available on Etsy in UK Pounds.


Maven Patterns

UK Etsy site offering some contemporary PDF patterns with a vintage vibe for an apron and a smock design. Take a look here. They are releasing their first paper patterns too!


Measure Twice/Cut Once

Digital patterns for underwear and lingerie from this Australian company. You can order online in AUS Dollars here. Download a boxer shorts pattern for free!


Megan Nielsen

Great casual separates patterns with several designed for maternity wear. You can order these patterns online to download direct from the US website (in US Dollars) or purchase a small selection of the paper patterns at Backstitch and The Village Haberdashery. Don't miss the free patterns here.


Melly Sews

Look here for some great FREE patterns to download from Melly Sews. Many come in one size only (that's why they're free) but worth a look all the same!


Merchant and Mills

Paper and card patterns from this UK design house - the designs are simple classic shaped dresses, tunics and separates with a utilitarian feel. You can order the patterns direct from the UK website and they are stocked by Backstitch, Ray Stitch and The Village Haberdashery.


Merckwaerdigh

Swimwear and lingerie/corsetry paper patterns available on Etsy in UK Sterling, this is a Dutch company. Look out for the free beach skirt pattern here.
 

Mimi G

Draft your own patterns and learn through video tutorials with Mimi G's stylish lookbook of designs. Order the PDFs and tutorials here.

Mingo and Grace

Pattern site offering fun, fresh and modern designed PDF sewing patterns for children (and occasionally adults). Buy here in US Dollars.


Minijadore Patterns

Two patterns for a kids coat and dress - available to purchase in US Dollars as a download.


Minikrea

Simple sewing patterns for kids' garments. You can purchase these Danish patterns with English instructions in the UK from Ray Stitch


Misusu

Beautifully photographed modern & fun PDF sewing patterns for babies & toddlers with a strong focus on knit fabrics. Order the patterns as PDFs and pay in USD. Check out the website and for the freebies too!


MIY Collection

Wendy Ward's pattern range includes dresses and separates with a casual everyday style, many of which are designed for stretch knit fabrics. You can order some designs as paper patterns and a few as digital from her website here. Other stockists of the paper patterns include Sewbox.


MLM Patrons

French website with some easy wear garments, many suitable for plus-size. Search here.

 

Caroline party dress pattern

Modkid

Playful patterns for children including toddlers and teens. You can buy these paper patterns in the UK direct from Sewbox.


Mouse House Creations 

Mainly kids' patterns with a few casual ladies garments from this US design house. You can buy these patterns direct as PDF downloads (US Dollars) here.


Muffin Head Patterns

Sewing patterns with vintage appeal, the range is for babies right through to plus size ladies patterns. Available through the website (US Dollars) or as instant download via Etsy


Mummykins and Me

Nice selection of sewing patterns for you and the young ones that you can buy as PDFs in US currency here. Why not look at the free patterns too?

 

Muse Patterns

Muse Patterns carry a full range of women's garments (dresses, skirts, tops, knits and wovens), and are designed in New Zealand - find them here. Useful to note that patterns are styled for a B-cup but some are available for a D-cup. 


My Childhood Treasures

Tons of interesting patterns for the kids, babies and even doll's clothes! Check out these downloadable patterns and purchase from this US website.


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Named Clothing 

Finnish pattern label, Named Clothing, offers a big selection of fashionable womens' clothing including plus-size designs. You can buy the patterns as PDF downloads or paper patterns online - prices in Euros - here.  UK stockists include Ray Stitch and Fabric Godmother


Nanoo

Small range of stylish patterns for women and kids designed by Cristina - order a selection from The Crafty Mastermind in the UK here.


New Horizons

PDF patterns for all the family with a mixture of designs for all. You download and priont the patterns and can buy in US Dollars here. Look out for bundle discounts too.


Nina Lee

A small collection of stylish garments available as PDF patterns from this UK shop - buy here.


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Ohhh Lulu

Ohhh Lulu have produced a range of bra and lingerie patterns that are available soon from Girl Charlee here.

Big list of indie sewing pattern designers

Oki-Style Patterns

Selection of unusual garments for women and men from this Mongolian designer based in Europe. PDF downloads only priced in Euros to buy from here


Olive Ann

Sweet patterns for girls including dresses, tops and trousers. Some are available as downloads in US Dollars and others are paper patterns only. You can buy them here. There is also a selection available from Sew Hot in the UK.


Oliver and S 

Cute baby and child patterns from this well-known designer are available in digital or paper format from this US website (US Dollars). Also available to buy from Ray Stitch, Backstitch and The Village Haberdashery.


On Dirait des Vrais

Simple French pieces available as downloads here in Euros. Patterns in French for all you linguists!


One Girl Circus

The Goodship Dress and Infinifty Sweater sewing patterns to order online as downloads in US Dollars from here.


Opian

Opian is an independent Swiss brand now offering a range of modern and easy sewing patterns to all sewing lovers. All the models are in PDF format in English and ready to download instantly. Purchase the patterns in Swiss Francs.


Orageuse

New French pattern company offering some very stylish pieces including a trench coat and jumpsuit. Buy the patterns as PDFs in Euros - available in French or English in French sizing. Check out the website here.


Orange Lingerie

PDF sewing patterns for bras and briefs from this US designer (in Dollars). Take a look here. The size range goes up to bust size 40J. 


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Paddleboat Studio

Small design house offering a couple of patterns for dresses/jumpsuit, Buy through Etsy as digital downloads in UK Pounds. Take a look here.


Pamela's Patterns

Designed to fit and flatter women with REAL figures offering a range of garment patterns with plus sizes catered for. You can order the patterns here to be shipped from the US.
 

Papercut Patterns

Beautifully presented paper patterns or digital downloads for a wide choice of styles, including coats and swimwear, from this US website. Paper versions shipped free across the world!  UK stockists include The Village Haberdashery, Sewbox and Ray Stitch.


Paprika Patterns

Small collection of women's garments to download here - This is a Dutch design company but their prices are in USD. 


Past Patterns

Historical pattern company offering period designs. Paper patterns to order here (US Dollars) or you can buy some designs from Vena Cava in the UK.

 

pdf sewing patterns from indie designersPattern Anthology

A design collaboration between four pattern designers to come up with collections of garments that complement each other. Collections are released twice a year as digital downloads and are only available for a short time to buy. Find out more here.


Pattern Emporium

Babies, kids and ladies patterns for casual gear and sold as PDF patterns to buy here.


Pattern Fantastique

A small collection of womenswear patterns from this Australian design team and you can buy online as downloadable PDF patterns (in AUS Dollars) here.

French dressmaking sewing patterns


Pattern Runway

A nice collection of wearable pieces for women on this Australian website for you to order online as digital patterns (in AUS Dollars). 


Patterns for Pirates

Etsy shop for casual patterns for you, him and the kids, including some maternity wear too. Browse and buy here.


Patty Doo
 

German patterns for women and kids casual garments including leggings and tees. You create your pesonalised sewing pattern from your measurements to download in Euros. Visit the site here


Pauline Alice

Feminine patterns with a touch of retro, these nice French designs are available to buy as printed or PDF patterns here. Prices are in Euros and instructions come in English too. Backstitch have a good selection of the paper patterns in the UK.


Pearl Red Moon

Distinctly boho style patterns from this designer available as PDF downloads in US Dollars - visit here.


Peek-A-Boo

A mixture of patterns for all the family including swimwear - all available as PDFs from the US. Visit the website.


Petite Plus 

Petite Plus Patterns® are designed especially for the woman with narrow shoulders, D-cup bra, rounded tummy, and delicious full curves everywhere! Patterns up to size 26 petites for tops and jackets available as downloads in US Dollars here.


Pickle Toes Patterns

Lots of kids and toddler patterns and outfit makes for their soft toys too! Check out the range on the Etsy shop here.


Puperita

Puperita has an Etsy shop where she sell her really cute PDF patterns for kids clothing - both boys and girls. Take a look at the range here.

 
Purl Soho

New York shop that has a small line of dressmaking patterns available as paper and PDF versions. Take a look and order (US Dollars) on the website.

 

For pattern companies A - H see here.

For pattern companies R - Z see here.

 

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