Independent Pattern Companies A - H
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.
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.
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 Backstitch and Fancy Moon.
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.
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.
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.
New French pattern house offering the lovely Leopoldine Dress available as a PDF download in French only here.
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.
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, The Village Haberdashery and Button Up and Stitch.
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.
Kimono patterns to buy as downloadable patterns online here from Etsy in UK Pounds.
Australian designer of sandals, you can now purchase patterns to make your own! Order a PDF pattern booklet here in AUS Dollars.
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.
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.
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 and Backstitch 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.
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.
A French website offering nice casual 'clear and didactic sewing patterns for women and children' as PDF downloads - payments in Euros. Visit the site here.
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.
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.
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 Stitch, Fabric HQ, Minerva Crafts and Eternal Maker.
Great stylish Australian patterns for dresses, leggings, trousers and tees, these are available as PDF patterns here (in AUS Dollars) or as paper patterns from UK stockists Sewbox and The Village Haberdashery.
Stylish capsule wardrobe patterns for dresses, separates and a coat, these patterns are available as PDFs from this US website - payment in US Dollars.
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.
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.
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.
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!
A French website offering a number of simple childrens' garments in English and sold as paper patterns priced in Euros. Order them here.
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.
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!
UK based company, Clothkits have their own range of patterns for women's clothing including a boxy jacket, skirts and dresses to view online.
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.
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, Fabric Godmother, The Village Haberdashery and Backstitch.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Di Nuvole Di Cuori
Italian style patterns - mainly womenswear plus one baby pattern. PDF downloads with payment in Euros. See them here.
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 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.
Great choice of women's tops, dreses and separates patterns available as PDFs from Dressy Talk's Etsy shop - take a browse here.
Some summer wardrobe patterns for ladies and girls available to download as PDFs. Take a look online at the range.
Cute kids' patterns from the US and available as PDFs to download here.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Well known for their stylish children's patterns in a casual style, Figgy's patterns are available as e-patterns to download in the UK from Backstitch. Backstitch also stock some patterns as paper versions - check the website.
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.
Digital downloads from Flossie's Etsy shop for a Maude Skirt and Weekend Doris Dress - see them here.
Currently closed during maternity leave but you can look at the pattern designs here. Check back for updates!
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 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.
Go To Patterns
Stylish kids and teens patterns and some for women too. Download these patterns (US Dollars) here.
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.
Casual styles for all the family, take a look here at these PDF patterns (US Dollars) for you to download.
Heather is a Finnish designer offering a selection of Gothic and Steampunk style garments from her shop on Craftsy.
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.
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.
'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)
For pattern companies I - P see here.
For pattern companies R - Z see here.
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