Independent Pattern Companies R - Z
Here we present part three 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 I - P see here.
Small range of garment patterns for outer wear to order from the US as paper patterns here
Couture and catwalk trend designs plus corsetry too from this UK-based designer. Download the patterns here.
Ready to Sew
A small collection of designs for tops from this French designer - you can buy and download the layered PDF patterns priced in Euros here.
Republique du Chiffon
French designers offering four womens' patterns in English as PDFs (in Euros) - the designs are here for you to buy.
Salme Sewing Patterns
A wide range of clothing patterns for women and a few children's designs from this UK based company. Patterns available as PDF files to print at home and a few can be ordered as paper patterns - see here for details. Fabric HQ have a selection of the paper patterns here. Also available from Backstitch.
A German site with some great designs for women including dresses, skirts and shirts. You can order online as paper patterns or PDF downloads in English (prices in Euros). Check them out here.
Printable sewing patterns (delivered by instant download), including dress,skirt, trousers and tunic patterns. Also patterns for baby, men, and kids. Buy in the Etsy shop here.
Easy to sew dress, skirt and separates patterns available as downloads from the Etsy shop in UK currency.
Seamster Smart Sewing Patterns
Casual patterns including his and her hoodies, these patterns are instantly downloadable from this US site (prices in US Dollars). You can also download a pattern envelope to store the print-outs! Take a look at the website.
Patterns for a skirt and a swimsuit that can be bought as paper or PDF versions from the US (in US Dollars). Visit the site here.
A subscription service where you receive two patterns of your choice each month. All Seamwork patterns can be made in 3 hours or less. Subscription cost $6 per month. Patterns include a nice mixture of women's casual separates and dresses. View the site online.
See Kate Sew
Mainly tees and a few separates including a few kids' designs, there are some plus size patterns too. All the patterns are available as downloads and the Icon Swing Coat pattern can be bought as a paper pattern. This is a US website (US Dollars) so have a look here.
Irene designs modern and practical patterns for kids, easy to put together but still fashionable with a cool twist. Visit her website here and to buy the patterns as instant downloads in US Dollars, Euros or AUS Dollars.
Sewabaloo are UK designers of fun and practical clothing for children from ages 1-12. They currently sell pdf patterns but are planning to launch paper patterns in the future. You can buy their patterns from their online shop.
Very well-known Canadian design house offering a mixture of patterns for women's clothing. Available as both paper and PDF patterns, prices pop up in £s for ordering direct from here. Susan at Sewbox has a good selection of the patterns or try Fabric Godmother.
Attractive patterns from this Texan designer. You can buy the designs as instant downloads or paper patterns from the website (USDollars) here. The Creative Sanctuary and Dragonfly Fabrics sell them in the UK.
Sew Chic Pattern Company
Vintage dress and blouse designs from this US pattern designer. You can purchase these paper patterns only from the designer in US Dollars here. There is a free pattern download for the Beatrice Pocket Dress as well.
Concentrating on corsetry, there are a selection of custom-made patterns available to order direct from this UK designer here. There is a Sew Curvy 'Sophia' modern underbust corset pattern to order as a paper pattern or a PDF download here.
Wow, a free pattern site in the UK offering women's and kids' clothing patterns to download. All women's designs in a size 12 but she shows you how to adapt to your own size - great stuff! Find them here.
Two simple PDF patterns for a boxy top and baseball skirt available to order here.
UK company offering a tunic pattern - the Agnes tunic - as a paper pattern here.
Sew House Seven
Sewing blog with a free pattern for a top in two size ranges. Download for free here.
Sew La Di Da Vintage
Gorgeous vintage-inspired dresses and a waistcoat for him, Sew La Di Da is a UK pattern company offering their paper patterns to buy here.
A nice collection of designs for ladies'casual tops and a skinny jeans pattern. Also a few kids' designs too. See the selection here to order direct in US Dollars. Many designs are available as paper patterns in the UK from Backstitch or The Village Haberdashery.
Sew Like My Mom
Sew Me Something
UK based designer offering a lovely group of patterns for women and kids - casual designs to suit all shapes and sizes. You can buy the quality paper patterns from them direct here.
Sew Much Ado
Nice selection of patterns for women's and children's casual wear. PDF patterns in US Dollars to order here.
Sewn Square One
Lisa Comfort's pattern range from London with a distinctly vintage feel! Choose from separates, dresses and even knickers! Sew Over It recently launched an e-book of patterns for your very own capsule wardrobe too. You can order these patterns as PDFs with some designs also coming as paper versions - you choose! Order them direct from Sew Over It here or buy from The Village Haberdashery or Jaycotts.
Sew This Pattern
A small collection of patterns on this Australian website including a kimono (multi-sized) and a mini skirt. Plus a free pattern for an A-Line Skirt . Buy as a PDF download here (AUS Dollars).
Sew To Grow
Australian patterns for tops dresses and skirts in casual styles. You can buy the designs as PDF patterns - search here.
Finnish sewing patterns for outdoor gear available to buy online in Euros as a downloadable pattern in English. Check out the range here.
Mixture of PDF patterns for women and children, you can buy online from here (US Dollars).
Sinbad and Sailor
London-based designer offering a small catalogue of attractive women's patterns. Patterns are offered as downloads here.
Colourful boho-style patterns from Jennifer Paganelli for women and children - only available as PDFs priced in US Dollars here.
US-based pattern company offering a great mix of casual and work wardrobe garments for all sizes of women to sew. Patterns come as PDFs or printed off and sent to you. They can be ordered here (in US Dollars). Get the free download for a Tonic Tee here too.
A small but pretty selction of separates and a dress for women, Snapdragon Studios offer their patterns as PDFs or paper versions via Etsy in £s.
Dutch patterns with a good selection of designs available in English including casuals - sweatshirts, tunics etc. for you and the kids. Purchase the patterns as PDFs in Euros.
Patterns by Sylvie P, there are two strands to her designs - Zero-Waste Patterns with dresses and separates and the new release O-Retro Vintage Patterns. You can order them all here as paper or PDF patterns priced in US Dollars.
So Sew Easy
Many great casual wear patterns for women and many free pattern downloads too! Patterns to buy are downloads from Craftsy - click on the design to be taken to Craftsy to order. Search the site here - there's a lot to look at!
Free patterns for knickers and a vest tee from here to download!
Serbian pattern designer offering a few simple pattern designs from her website (takes you to Etsy to buy in US Dollars).
Based in Glasgow, keep an eye out for new patterns due soon. The first designs, The Overture Set, including a dress and blouse, were available as a free pattern within issue 20 of Simply Sewing magazine - see here for back issues. Visit the Storybook Patterns website here.
Striped Swallow Designs
Girls' and womens' boho shorts and gipsy-style dress pattern designs. Buy them as PDF or paper versions online.
Wide range of paper patterns from this Australian design house including Plus size and maternity wear. You can only order direct from the website here to purchase these patterns (AUS Dollars).
PDF patterns for stylish pieces but mainly in Japanese - a few are in English but you can request them to translate others. Take a look at the designs here.
Downloadable and hardcopy patterns, the variety includes versatile wardrobe staples and easy-to-wear garments featuring unique design details. Order here from this Australian site (AUS Dollars). Check out a few freebies to download too!
The Avid Seamstress
This British company sell ladies and girl's dressmaking patterns in paper format. Their patterns come with a step by step illustrated instruction booklet to make then easy to follow. You can purchase these dressmaking patterns from http://www.theavidseamstress.co.uk/
The Eli Monster
Cute patterns for girls and toddlers dresses and tops - buy direct as PDFs and pay in US Dollars. Browse the range here.
The Handmade Dress
Quick and easy 'Little Miss' dress patterns to order online as paper or e-patterns in US Dollars.
The Maker's Atelier
Classy designs from a Brighton-based designer that are available as beautifully packaged paper patterns. To order online, visit the website here.
The Maker's Journal
Australian patterns available and printed to order from an Etsy shop (in AUS Dollars). Choose from pretty lingerie, swimwear and a selection of tops.
The Sewing Workshop
A wide range of patterns for women's garments and accessories, you can view the patterns online here and order them to be shipped to the UK from San Francisco, or download them as PDF files.
The Simple Life Company
Easy to follow sewing patterns, in an instant! Download these PDF sewing patterns for beautiful children's and babies clothing - purchases in USD.
A real mix of interesting patterns for adults, kids and other stuff that you can purchase as PDF downloads via Paypal in your own currency. Also available to buy are basic block patterns to try out. Take a look.
A solely menswear patterns company from Canada, they have some very stylish patterns for guys available as tissue or PDF patterns online here (Canadian Dollars). You can buy a selection of the designs from Backstitch or Ray Stitch in the UK.
Three Little Peas
The home of easy peasy PDF sewing patterns for your little lady! Sweet designs available to buy here.
Tie Dye Diva
Lovely selection of mainly kids' and baby sewing patterns available as PDFs. There are a few women's accessory patterns and a skirt pattern too. Check out the free patterns and order the range in US Dollars here.
Tilly and the Buttons
'Til the Sun Goes Down
If vintage style is your thing, then take a look at the small range of 'Now & Then' patterns for forties tea dresses and blouse patterns designed for the modern figure from this UK shop . View the range here.
Selection of PDF patterns in loose, asymmetric designs that are great for plus-size. Search online here and order your downloads.
UK based designer of clothes for small people! Seriously, there are some great stretch knit patterns for kids aged from newborn to approx. 12 years - PDF patterns you can buy and download here.
New indie UK brand offering patterns based around and inspired by luxury, high-end fashion pieces. Offering a small range at present, take a look at the designs online and order the paper patterns direct.
Newly launched by UK-based The Fold Line, this is a dressmaking pattern company with designs from sewing or creative bloggers. The first collection has been designed by Rachel Pinheiro and includes a dress, top and skirt patterns. Find them here and buy as PDFs or paper patterns - you choose!
Urban sewing patterns for women and kids to buy as e-patterns here (in US Dollars).
Twig + Tale
Beautiful patterns from New Zealand for everyone - beginner sewers especially! It's about comfy clothes for you and the kids and including capes and coats. Check the patterns out here and order as PDF patterns direct in US Dollars.
Small range of baby and child patterns available to buy from Simply Soilds.
French designer offering a selection of English patterns for capes and a few separates. You can buy them as print on demand patterns (in Euros) here.
Small selection of sewing patterns for girl's dresses and a cowl to buy here as PDF (Canadian Dollars).
Victoria Jones Collection
Patterns for traditional Hawaiian, contemporary resort and beach wear available as paper patterns from the US. View them online here.
Canadian design house offering a trendy selection of patterns for women. You can buy as PDF or paper patterns direct (Canadian Dollars) from here or a selection is carried in the UK from Backstitch or Dragonfly Fabrics.
Violette Field Threads
Pretty designs inspired by vintage fashion and couture, look at these women's and kids' designs available as paper or PDF patterns online (US Dollars). A selection of the children's patterns available from Eclectic Maker.
Dutch printable patterns in English for classic separates and dress designs. Available as PDF (in Euros) from here.
Menswear designs by Colette Patterns including a shirt and a cool duffle coat design. Shop here (US Dollars) for the printed or PDF patterns. See Colette Patterns for further details of UK stockists. Girls, the patterns can be adjusted for you too!
Young fashionable patterns from this French designer. Order the patterns here (in Euros) as PDFs for a couple of the designs or as paper versions. We think the instructions are in English!
Winter Wear Designs
Selection of women's and kid's garemnt patterns available on Etsy in UK Sterling as PDF downloads here.
For pattern companies A - H see here.
For pattern companies I - P see here.
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