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Independent Pattern Companies A - H

Independent Dress Patterns

 

Here we present part one 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 I - P see here.

For pattern companies R - Z see here.

 

1 Puddle Lane

1 Puddle Lane is a small Australian pattern company offering classic dress patterns and a few children's garments. All available as PDF downloads priced in AUS Dollars. 


5 Out of 4 Patterns

A mixture of casual sewing patterns for women, men and children, including maternity and nursing patterns too. You can browse the range and buy the patterns as instant downloads in US Dollars.
 

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Afternoon

Afternoon patterns offer beautiful, modern silhouettes in an easy-to-use, printable digital download. The range is currently quite small offering patterns for a dress, skirt and blouse. Buy here
 

Aime Comme Marie

A French pattern company, Aime Comme Marie offers a selection of women's, men's and kid's paper patterns (instructions in French) available to order online and priced in Euros.

 

Alina Sewing

Stylish designs for casual wear from this US designer including a denim jacket. You can buy the PDF patterns online in US currency.


Bella Duster Coat pattern

Amy Butler

Amy Butler is a well known pattern designer and she offers dressmaking, bags and home furnishing designs usually made up in her boho fabrics. Some of her patterns can be purchased as PDF files here. Paper patterns can be purchased from many UK shops.

Angela Kane

Angela sells pdf sewing patterns for men and women.  You can join her site for an annual fee to access all her patterns (30+) or you can buy them individually.  They are supported by many free video guides to help you sew them.


Angela Wolf

Variety of sewing patterns for jeans, suits, tees and twin sets and for plus sizes too. Buy as digital downloads in US Dollars - website here.

Angel Lea

Australian patterns mainly for kids and kids' accessories. Price in AUS Dollars for you to download here.
 

Anna Maria Horner

A mixture of pretty dressmaking designs, quilts, bags and home decor patterns on offer from Anna Maria Horner. You can buy these paper patterns in the UK from Backstitch.


Anne K. Couture

PDF patterns for a simple blouse and dress in French, priced in Euros. Visit the site here.


Anne Durrieu

New French pattern house offering the lovely Leopoldine Dress available as a PDF download in French only here.


Ann Normandy

Digital sewing patterns for sleek 'Cold Shoulder' cropped and tunic tops and simple slip dress - options for buying a home printing pattern or a copy shop pattern. See and buy the designs here.
 

April RhodesThe Staple Dress by April Rhodes

PDF and paper patterns for dresses and separates from April Rhodes. Order PDF patterns here in US Dollars. You can buy her paper patterns online in the UK at Backstitch and The Village Haberdashery.


A Sparkly Baby

Trendy PDF sewing patterns for all the family including undies, swimsuits et al! Browse and buy from the Etsy shop here.


Atelier des Cigognes

Patterns for pregnancy and small children in French to buy here.


Atelier Joy

Kimono patterns to buy as downloadable patterns online here from Etsy in UK Pounds.


Atelier Louise

Australian designer of sandals, you can now purchase patterns to make your own! Order a PDF pattern booklet here in AUS Dollars.


Atelier Scammit

Very stylish French designs with a gorgeous jacket and coat designs - order them online in Euros.


Audrey & Me Patterns

PDF printable patterns based on Audrey Hepburn style dresses and skirts. You can order and download them here and prices are in Euros.


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Baste + Gather

Formerly Selvage Designs, this website offers a few free downloadable sewing patterns for kids with the promise of other designs to come. There is also a link to a course to learn how to design your own PDF patterns too.

Bella Sunshine Designs

Modern pdf patterns for children's clothing.  Their pdfs are layered so you print only the size you need.   They are based in Florida so prices are in USD.   They have a free banded skirt pattern available here.  Find their patterns in their online shop here.


Bettsy Kingston

Another Australian designer of mainly kids' clothing but a few casual skirts and tunics too. All patterns available as PDFs online to buy in AUS Dollars or you can buy paper patterns from Dragonfly Fabrics in the UK. 


Blank Slate Patterns

 Nice selection of casual garments and great patterns for toddlers and children, plus some bag patterns too. All available as PDF downloads from the website in the US so you pay in US Dollars.


Blue Dot Patterns

Really nice modern and casual patterns for separates available as PDF patterns to download in US Dollars here.

 

Bluegingerdoll Mae Blouse pattern

Bluegingerdoll

Great selection of patterns for your wardrobe, Bluegingerdoll patterns are available as PDF downloads to print at home here and prices are in AUS Dollars. You can also buy the lovely paper patterns from Sewbox and Purple Stitches.

Blueprints For Sewing 

A small selection of PDF printable patterns for separates available on this US website - prices in US Dollars.

Blousette Rose 

A French website offering nice casual 'clear and didactic sewing patterns for women and children' as PDF downloads - payments in Euros. There are also three sewing patterns now available in English too. Visit the site here.


Booby Traps

As the name suggests (!), choose from bra-making and lingerie patterns from this Aussie company. You can order some of the patterns as digital versions and there are others available as paper patterns. Take a look here.
 

Bootstrap Fashion

Custom-sized runway-inspired sewing patterns available to download - you fill in your measurements, order the pattern, print and sew! Available from this US website, prices are stated in US Dollars.
 

Bra-makers Supply

A wide variety of paper patterns for bra-making, swimwear, underwear and lounge wear. The Pin-Up Girls collection is a special series of patterns, carefully designed and widely tested by expert Beverly V. Johnson – the Fairy Bra Mother! See the collection here and buy in Canadian Dollars.


Bravo Bella

Patterns for lingerie and swimwear available from this US designer as paper patterns from the website. Elise Patterns in the UK stock the Bravo Bra 2 bra pattern here.

 

Brindille & Twig

A big selection of baby and young toddler garments including rompers, dresses and skirts. You can buy these PDF patterns online from here.


Brooklyn Pattern Company

Small design house with a selection for kids to download as PDFs (US Dollars). Take a look here
 

Elisalex dress patternBy Hand London 

Well known British pattern designers, famous for the Elisalex Dress, By Hand London patterns are available as mainly PDF patterns on their website with a few designs available as paper patterns from Ray StitchFabric HQ, Minerva Crafts and Eternal Maker.


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Cake Patterns

Great stylish Australian patterns for dresses, leggings, trousers and tees, these are available as PDF patterns here or as paper patterns from UK stockists Sewbox and The Village Haberdashery.


Cali Faye

Stylish capsule wardrobe patterns for dresses, separates and a coat, these patterns are available as PDFs from this US website - payment in US Dollars. 


Capital Chic 

London-based independent pattern company focused on work wear, cocktail wear and day-to-night looks. Patterns are available as PDF downloads from their online shop


Cashmerette

Super new designs for curvy ladies sizes 16 - 32 from this US designer. Sewbox is stocking these patterns in the UK, so check them out on the website. 


Chalk and Notch

Patterns with simple but detailed instructions - at present a few lovely designs mainly for girls but there is a lovely waterfall raglan tunic/top for women too. Available as digital downloads from the US here.

 

Charise Creates

The pretty Anna blouse pattern with a keyhole neckline is available as an instant download from Craftsy or Etsy. You can also download some of her patterns from Sew Daily. See her full range here.


Charlotte Kan

A small selection of women's casual garment patterns available as PDF instant downloads from this Dutch company. Prices in Euros and view the website here to order.


Chez Machine

French pattern designers showcasing some stylish women's patterns. Take a look at the designs here, which you will be able to order from 21 November 2016. There is a free pattern 'Ben' for PJ shorts too! 
 

Christine Haynes sewing patterns

Christine Haynes

A great selection of dresses to sew, these are available to download from her US website (in US Dollars) or order online from Backstitch, The Village Haberdashery and The Creative Sanctuary


Citronille

A French website offering a number of simple childrens' garments in English and sold as paper patterns priced in Euros. Order them here


Clever Charlotte

Sewing patterns for young girls with a modern feel and some interesting designs. The patterns are supplied as paper patterns and are available to buy in the UK from Backstitch


Closet Case Patterns 

Great designs from this Canadian designer for a swimsuit, pyjamas, skinny jeans and a jumpsuit to sew for yourself using a PDF pattern that you can buy here. Now Backstitch also stock paper versions of the patterns on their site here.


Cloth Habit

Watson Pattern for a bra or bikini available as a PDF file. Order online in US Dollars. There is also a pattern for lady shorts for free!


Clothkits

UK based company, Clothkits have their own range of patterns for women's clothing including a boxy jacket, skirts and dresses to view online.


Cocowawa Crafts

New pattern brand in the UK with a lovely trapeze dress pattern available at the moment - look out for more and buy here as a digital pattern in English or Spanish! 


Coffee and Thread

Small range of patterns for kids available as PDF downloads - check the designs out here.


Colette sewing patternsColette Patterns

Large range of pattern designs, including designs for men too. Patterns are available from the US website to download here (prices in US Dollars) or purchase paper patterns in the UK from Sewbox, BackstitchFabric Godmother and, The Village Haberdashery.


Compagnie M

Lovely designs for women and children - you can buy some designs as paper patterns from Plush Addict or else order the PDF versions from Belgium (Euros) here.


Cottage Mama

Delightful range of children's clothing, some available as paper and PDF patterns; others just as PDF downloads. Check them out here. You can buy a small selection of the paper patterns from Sew Hot.


Couture Nomad

Designer offering e-patterns for multiple clothing designs. Search the shop here and download or have printed patterns posted to you. Prices in US Dollars.


Cozy Little World

PDF patterns mainly for children and in French but the adult Jasmin t-shirt pattern is available in English - select here.


Crafty Mamas

Their own range of PDF patterns with designs for ladies and children. Sizes go up to XXXL so great for plus-size sewers. Buy the patterns online in AUS Dollars.


Create Kids Couture

Mainly for kids but with a few adult his/her patterns thrown in, take a look at this range of stylish kidswear to buy as PDF patterns from the US. There are some freebies too. Visit the website here

 

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Debbie Brooke

A nice selection of women's and girl's paper and PDF patterns. View the range here and order online in US Dollars.


Decades of Style

Offering 'the finest vintage sewing pattern reproductions from the years 1920 through the 1950s - choose your era to sew up a modern body-type pattern in a style from years gone by! Only available direct from the US as paper patterns, you can order in US Dollars here.
 

Deer and Doe

Gorgeous French chic in these lovely pattern designs from Deer and Doe - choose from dresses, coat, separates and some great jersey skirt  and tee designs. All available as printed paper patterns direct from France or for you to buy from The Sewing Cafe, The Village Haberdashery or The Creative Sanctuary. You can download their Plantain T-Shirt for free here.


Delia Creates

Pattern for a pleated pencil skirt now available as a PDF pattern to order here


Delphine et Morrisette

Belgian pattern company offering some ladies' tops in French. One pattern 'La Blonde' available in English - all downloads in Euros here.
 

Designer Stitch

New Australian pattern company offering stylish garment designs including trousers, blouses and dresses. Available to purchase in AUS Dollars as PDF files to download from the website here.


Dessine Moi un Patron

Simple feminine garments in sizes 34-46, with some patterns available as PDFs. Patterns in French only but worth a look online


Deuxieme Arrondissement

Stylish garment patterns for tunics, shirts and dresses for wearing during pregnancy from this French designer. Buy the paper patterns here (in French only).


DGPatterns

Modern and unique printable PDF sewing patterns from this Canadian Etsy shop.


Diane Ericson

Bohemian style patterns for coats and jackets from this Oregon-based designer. One pattern - The River Tunic - is available as a download but the other designs are only paper versions to order from the US here.


Di Nuvole Di Cuori

Italian style patterns - mainly womenswear plus one baby pattern. PDF downloads with payment in Euros. See them here.

 

Dixie DIY dress pattern

Dixie DIY

A small collection of downloadable patterns for dresses and separates. You can order these direct as PDF files from this US website (pay in US Dollars). 


DIY Couture

DIY Couture books remove the need for complex sewing patterns. They contain a set of simple, visual instructions, which help you to make a particular garment type, that can be almost endlessly re-invented. You can order the books from a number of UK shops here.


DP Studio

A stylish selection of paper patterns in French for dresses, separates etc. You can order them directly online in Euros. Visit the website here.


Dressy Talk

Great choice of women's tops, dreses and separates patterns available as PDFs from Dressy Talk's Etsy shop - take a browse here.


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E-Beth Designs

Some summer wardrobe patterns for ladies and girls available to download as PDFs. Take a look online at the range.


E&M Patterns

Cute kids' patterns from the US and available as PDFs to download here.

 

Elise Patterns

Elise Patterns designed the Chelsea bra, available as a printed paper pattern from this British based company here. They also stock a range of other bra patterns. 

 

Eliza M Vintage Style Sewing

UK based vintage style sewing for 50's dresses and separates, you can order these paper patterns from the Weaver Dee or Jaycotts websites.


Elle Puls

German designer with a small selection of English patterns for an adult and child raglan shirt and a bag. Order your patterns in Euros as downloads at the website.


English Girl at Home

One downloadable pattern for a woman's A-Line dress from their Etsy shop. 


Essais et Erreurs

French site offering patterns in French including ones for a jumpsuit, dresses and pyjama pants. View here.


Evie la Luve

Lovely lingerie patterns from this UK-based designer. Panties, knickers and bra patterns available on her Craftsy store and a selection available from UK online shop Cotton Reel Studio.


EYMM Modern Designs

Offering a variety of patterns at different levels there are cute wearable clothes for a variety of ages & sizes. Check them out here and purchase as digital patterns in US Dollars.


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Fabrics for Sale

Nice small selection of adult garments including men's shorts pattern. Order the printed patterns from this UK shop

Fancy Tiger Crafts

A small line of PDF patterns for tees and bags available direct as downloads (pay in US Dollars) here. You can buy the popular Sailor Top as a paper pattern from Backstitch or The Village Haberdashery in the UK.


Fehr Trade

Patterns for running gear and active wear by Melissa Fehr from her London studio. Buy here for PDF pattern downloads. 


Felicity Sewing Patterns

Girls' dress patterns, boys' trousers and shirts, baby romper patterns, girls' tops and skirts. Beautiful patterns for babies and toddlers from this Australian designer. Buy as PDF downloads in AUS Dollars online. Check out the freebies too.


Figgy's

Well known for their stylish children's patterns in a casual style, Figgy's patterns are available as e-patterns to download here.
 

Free romper pattern to download

Fine Motor Skills

FREE sewing patterns for some simple separates available to download here


Fish Petals Do Fly

Super Australian patterns for some great sunhats available as e-patterns with a free tutorial download here.


Fit for Art

Designed for sewers, quilters, and wearable artists, their patterns offer a flattering “blank slate” for creative expression. Choose from a range of casuals that you can customise - shop here for packaged patterns in US Dollars.


Flossie's Garden

Digital downloads from Flossie's Etsy shop for a Maude Skirt and Weekend Doris Dress - see them here.

 

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Gather

Dressing gown, day dress (The Mortmain) and collar patterns from this London-based studio. You can buy the tissue paper patterns online from Fabric Godmother , Dragonfly Fabrics and The Village Haberdashery.


Gina Renee Designs

If you want to sew some super accessories, Gina Renee Patterns have lots of options for scarves, hats, bags, skirts, tops and some menswear designs. All available as PDF downloads and payment in US Dollars. Take a look here.


Girl Charlee

Girl Charlee Sewing Patterns are inspired from vintage patterns, but designed for the modern child. Their patterns are easy to sew and allow for easy on and off! View them here to order online. 


Goldfinch and Eagle

Small selection of patterns for women's styles available to buy on Etsy as PDF patterns. You can get a couple of free patterns here to download for a skirt and cropped top.

 

Go To Patterns

Stylish kids and teens patterns and some for women too. Download these patterns (US Dollars) here.


Grainline Studio

Great casual separates, including the Cascade duffle coat, you can order the paper patterns in the UK from Eclectic Maker, Ray Stitch and Backstitch. Alternatively buy the PDF version in US Dollars from Grainline's website here


Gray Day Patterns

Two downloadable patterns for tees from this US site (in US Dollars). Order them here.


Green Bee Patterns

Nice selection of dresses, totes, kids' clothing and a few quilt patterns - a few are available as PDF downloads here (US Dollars) or you can buy the paper patterns from The Village Haberdashery in the UK.


Green Pepper Patterns

Outdoor and sports gear patterns for the family using polar fleece and including ski gear. Download here in US Dollars.


Greenstyle Creations

Casual styles for all the family, take a look here at these PDF patterns (US Dollars) for you to download.
 

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Halfmoon Atelier

Simple and unique paterns for women's separates you can buy as PDF downloads from the Etsy shop here


Heather Wielding

Heather is a Finnish designer offering a selection of Gothic and Steampunk style garments from her shop on Craftsy.


Helen's Closet

Helen is a blogger based in Canada and she has released the Winslow pattern for culottes and a free bag pattern. You can purchase the Winslow pattern as a PDF download here.

Hey June Handmade sewing patterns

Her Little World

A French pattern company with pretty designs mainly for girls but a few adult patterns too. You can buy them as printed patterns in English direct in Euros here.
 

Hey June Handmade

Patterns with a sporty feel including leggings, tees and hoodies for you and the kids. Download these PDF patterns direct from this US website (prices in US Dollars). Includes four free patterns too!


Histoire de Coudre

Mixture of patterns on this French website - you can buy them online here.


Hot Patterns

'Patterns so hot they're smokin'...' Hot Patterns are a well known independent pattern company with patterns for all types of garments including some menswear. Paper patterns are available in many UK shops including Sewbox and Hot Patterns are now selling e-patterns direct to download and print from here (US Dollars).


House of Pinheiro

Well known Brazilian designer based in the UK - Rachel has a free download for the Brasilia Dress here. 


How to do Fashion

This is a Danish pattern design company with a good selection of designs for dresses, skirts and jackets. Browse the designs here and buy in the UK from Sewbox and Backstitch. There is also a free pattern for a dress on the main site too.


 For pattern companies I - P see here.

For pattern companies R - Z see here.
 

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