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Spring/Summer 2017 Sewing Patterns

Spring and summer sewing patterns

Online store Sewbox stock a big range of sewing patterns from independent designers and from some of the bigger companies.  Here we share some great patterns for you to make for your Spring/Summer wardrobe, all of which are available from Sewbox.  

T-Shirts & Shirts

Hot Patterns t-shirt

Hot Patterns 1214   Fast & Fabulous Milano Dolman T's

Sizing:  Multi-size US 6-26

 Advanced Beginner - £14.00

Perfect dressy-T with classic boat neckline, dolman 3/4 sleeves and thick slouchy look waistband.  So versatile - dress down with jeans or dress up with flat waist skirt or dressy trousers.  

Fabric suggestion: Drape-y knits, jersey or silk.

 Man's t-shirt pattern

Hot Patterns 2006   Mr H. P. Nice & Easy T's

Sizing:  Multi-size 34" - 52" chest

Beginner - £14.00

Every guy needs a bunch of these classic wardrobe essential T's.  Relaxed fit with full length or short sleeve options, crew or 'v' neck.  Wear all year round with jeans, chinos. Use as a layering piece under hoodie or jacket.

Fabric suggestion:  Jersey, interlock T-shirting, waffle knits or lightweight sweat-shirting.  


Harrison Shirt pattern

 Cashmerette Harrison Shirt

 Sizing:  Multi-size UK 16-32

Intermediate - £14.99

Finally, the answer to all your prayers, a fitted button-down shirt that doesn't gape over curves!!  Designed with double princess seams for a uniquely curve-friendly fit.  Cup sizes C/D, E/F, G/H.  Embrace your curves.

Fabric suggestion:  Light to medium-weight woven fabric such as shirting, lawn, poplin, chambray or flannel.  Also suitable for stretch woven fabrics.



Summer Dress patterns 2017

 Hot Patterns 1204   Wong-Singh-Jones Madame Butterfly Wrap Dress

Sizing:  Multi-size US 6-26

Advanced Beginner - £14.50

Everyone loves a wrap dress.  This super-pretty version has optional neck and sleeve options, closes at waist and flares out to a tea length hem.  Perfect for day or night time parties, picnics or weddings.

Fabric suggestions: Fluid crepes, linen, chambray, challis, cotton blends or silky jerseys.


Colette Lily Dress

 Colette Lily Dress 1020

 Sizing:  Multi-size US 0-18

Intermediate - £12.50

Princess seam sundress with curve skimming fit.  Use contrast fabrics on neckline on pocket trims (if chosen) for added effect.  A summer wardrobe 'must have'!

Fabric suggestions: Light to medium weight such as cotton pique, poplin, light suiting.



Danish dress patterns

How To Do Kobenhaven Dress 6

Sizing:  Multi-size UK 6-20

Intermediate - £16.00

Late 50's inspired dress from this Danish pattern house is shaped to complement the female body, emphasising waist and hips.  Two versions - one classy and one sassy.

Fabric suggestion: Woven fabrics.



Marilyn Dress

Serendipity Studio Marilyn Dress 130

Sizing:  Multi-size XXS - XXL

Beginner - £9.50

Let your inner starlet shine with the Marilyn Dress.  Full gathered knee length skirt with close fitting V-neck bodice.  Looks good in plain or patterned with a great border print.

Fabric suggestion: Cotton, heavy silk, linen or rayon.



Clover trousers to sew

Colette Clover Trousers 1019

Sizing:  Multi-size US 0-18

Beginner - £12.50

Beautiful simple slim pants that will go with practically anything.  Closed with a side zip for a streamlined look, there is an ankle length and a cropped mid-calf version.

Fabric suggestions: Woven with some stretch such as poplin, gabardine, wool blends or stretch cotton twill.



Pacific Lsggings

  Sewaholic Pacific Leggings 1506

Sizing:  Multi-size 0-16

Beginner - £12.95

Whether working out or relaxing at home, look fantastic and feel comfortable in these leggings with curved seams to flatter a variety of figures.  Full length or cropped and you don't need an overlocker to sew them.  A really quick project to sew.

Fabric suggestion: Stretch fabrics.



Swimsuit sewing pattern

 Papercut Soma Swim

Sizing: Multi-size XXS - XL

Intermediate - £12.99

A versatile swimsuit pattern with three different variations.  A one-piece, 2 different bikini tops and either high or mid rise pants.  

Fabric suggestion:  Lycra and swimsuit lining ONLY!


Combo  Patterns

Svaneke sewing pattern

  How To Do Svaneke Top/Skirt 8

 Sizing:  Multi-size UK 6-20

Beginner - £16.00

Feminine, vintage yet modern design by Pia Storm, this top/skirt combination is very versatile and offers many different options.

Fabric suggestion: Woven fabrics.



Seabell dress/skirt sewing pattern

  Papercut SeaBell Dress/Skirt

Sizing:  Multi-size XXS - XL

Intermediate - £15.99

This fitted sheath dress with3/4 bell sleeves creates a dramatic sihouette with gentle shaping allowing for greater flexibility when fitting to your own unique shape.

Fabric suggestions: Light to medium woven fabrics.  Cotton, silk, linen, denim, chambray, tencel.

Papercut Dress/Skirt sewing patterns

Papercut Midsummers' Night Dream Dress/Cami 

 Sizing:  Multi-size XXS - XL

Beginner - £14.50

A gorgeous flowing wrap dress with side front gathers, ties on the shoulders and a long waist tie.  Perfect for garden parties.  Or make as a cute little camisole for the summer.

Fabric suggestion:  Light to mid weight fabric with drape.  Silk, rayon would work well.  Liberty Tana Lawn would be perfect.



Yaletown Dress and blouse pattern

Sewaholic Yaletown Dress & Blouse

 Sizing:  Multi-size 0-16

Beginner - £12.95

A wrap dress that won't unwrap!  Featuring a flattering crossover neckline, the skirt section is one piece so you can walk with confidence.  Options are a knee length dress or a hip-length blouse.

Fabric suggestions: Lightweight fabrics with drape such as cotton voile, lawn, rayon, challis, silk charmeuse or crepe.



Modkid Emma Dress and accessories 

Modkid Emma Petal Jumper, Swirly Skirt & Petal Bag

 Sizing: Multi-size 2 - 10 years

Beginner - £10.50

Easy to sew 3 piece cute and sweet set for little girls. Top can be used as a layer as well as summer top.  The skirt is extra full for maximum twirl power + a cute little purse.

Fabric suggestion: Quilting weight cottons, poplin, shirting, lawn, voile or silk.



Peplum top and skirt pattern

Cake Hummingbird Peplum Top & Skirt 0289

 Sizing:  Multi-size 30-55" bust & 35-55" hip

Intermediate - £13.50

Two skirt and two top interchangeable options. Flattering peplum on top and kick pleat option on skirt.                                                 
Fabric suggestion: Mix and match woven and knit fabric options.
Make a Lottie dress or shirt

Sizing:  Multi-size US 0-18

Advanced Beginner - £14.50

Loose fitting wardrobe staples with 3 sleeve and 3 length options for 18 mix and match combinations.  All pull over head without need for closures, making these a great project for a new sewer or a very fast sew for someone more experienced.

Fabric suggestion:  Lightweight wovens like cotton shirting, quilt weight cotton, lawn, voile, swiss dot, cotton gauze, double gauze, linen, chambray, seersucker, rayon, and silk. 

 All these patterns and many more can be found on Sewbox -