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Spring/Summer 2016 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.  Below you'll find a mixture of new patterns and classic designs.

Tops, Blouses & Jackets

Hot Patterns t-shirt

 Hot Patterns 1015 - Riviera Once, Twice, Three Times a T-Shirt 

Multi-size (US 6-26) - Advanced Beginner - Price £13.00

Semi-fitted T-Shirts have a slash neck with facing; pieced T-Shirt has coverstitch trim, short kimono sleeves, and sleeve & hem bands; classic striped T features optional coverstitch trim & breast pocket with short kimono sleeves; frilled sleeve version has a circular frill to finish the sleeve.

 Spring Summer sewing patterns

How to Do Fashion - Kastrup Top - 3

Multi-size (UK 6-20) - Intermediate - Price £16.00

This pattern is a classy light shaped blouse in three versions. The raglan sleeves are well fitted around the shoulder. This pattern is suitable for all kind of fabric but if jersey is chosen go one size down. 

Anise jacket to sew

Colette Patterns Anise Jacket

Multi-size (UK 4-22) - Intermediate - £12.50

A multi-season jacket in a classic short length. This 60's style double breasted jacket has gentle shaping, a simple rounded collar, and tailored sleeves. The one-piece front makes it easy to incorporate patterns such as plaids or stripes. Anise can be made with with either full length sleeves (version 1) or below-elbow cropped sleeves (version 2). Learn to create single welt pockets and insert a jacket lining as you sew.

Sewing patterns for Spring 2016

Papercut Patterns - Flutter Blouse/Tunic

Multi-size (XXS to XL) - Beginner - £14.99

A beautiful drop shoulder blouse and tunic with a full and floaty sleeve in short or mid length. The blouse features an angled split back and the tunic has a subtly dipped back. Looks gorgeous in drapey and slightly firmer fabrics.


Breton t-shirt sewing pattern

Hot Patterns 2003 - Mr and Mrs H. P. Weekender Breton T

Multi-size for men and women - Beginner - £14.00

Get your weekend on with this great modern-classic wardrobe essential, designed  for medium weight knit fabrics like interlock T-shirting, micro rib, waffle, fleece, sweat-shirting or sweater knits. Relaxed-fit T shirt as a slightly dropped shoulder and a softly rounded, slightly wide neckline; think of a shape halfway between a boat neck and a round neck. Men's version has a slouchy, straight silhouette and full length sleeves; women's  version has gentle shaping & 3/4 length sleeves. Body & cuffs feature deep stitched hems; neckline is finished with self fabric binding sewn to the inside. 

Dunbar sports top to sew

Sewaholic Dunbar Top - 1508

Multi-size (US 0-20) - Intermediate - £12.95

Sew a sports bra or tank top that looks as professional as ready-to-wear! The Dunbar Top or Sports Bra is fully lined, with a powernet shelf bra that includes pockets for optional padding or removeable bra cups. Racerback styling and contrast seaming gives it a cool modern look. Choose high-impact contrast like black and white, or opt for tone-on-tone fabrics for a subtler look. Edges are bound with fabric binding strips. View A is a mid-hip length tank top with a shelf bra lining. View B is a sports bra with elastic along the lower edge.


 Dresses and Skirts

Hot Patterns

Multi-size (US 6-26) - Advanced Beginner - Price £13.95
Pull-on dress & top have a ’V’ front neckline, a bound back neckline, centre front  & back seams and an elasticated waist. Both dress & top feature a gently twisted  and draped detail at the front waist. Cap-length dolman sleeves & hemlines are completed with a narrow stitched hem; dress finishes just below the knee, top finishes at the lower hip.
Serendipity Studio dress patterns

Serendipity Studio - 129 - Juliet Nouveau

Multi-size (XXS-XXL) - £9.50

The dress includes a fitted sleeveless bodice with a scoop neckline, gathered bustline, empire waist, and A-line skirt. There are 4 different lengths offered so you can make this design to suit your fancy. Variations include 3 different tie belts, tiered skirt (with or without contrasting fabric between), and a ruffle or hemband at the lower edge.


Summer Dress sewing patterns for 2016

 Papercut Patterns Sway Dress

Multi-size (XXS-XL) - Beginner - £14.99

The classic sway dress every wardrobe needs. Loose fitting and gorgeously flowing, make it as the short variation or long variation with waist tie. It has a centre front and back seam with a scooped and V neck so you can mix up the look by wearing either neck options to the front or back. It also features side seam pockets. 

Cashmerette sewing patterns
Cashmerette Appleton Dress 

Multi-size (UK 16-32) - Advanced Beginner - £14.00
This classic wrap dress is designed to play up your curves with a crossover front, a built-in waist tie, and a deep V-neck. Designed by and for curvy women, the Appleton’s innovative neckband construction prevents gaping across your bust.

Summer skirt patterns

Serendipity Studio - The Tiffany Skirt

Multi-size (XXS-XXL) - £9.50

The Tiffany is an A-Line skirt with vertical scalloped panels featuring a frayed edge construction. The skirt is designed with a small amount of ease that fits just below the waist to be extra comfortable as well as complimentary to every figure. It is shown in 6 different variations in two different lengths: 2-tiers at knee length or 3-tiers at mid-calf.
Summer 2016 sewing patterns

Hot Patterns 1017 - Riviera Croisette Skirt

Multi-size (US 6-26)

Retro-modern gorgeousness with this fabulous Skirt, designed to look great in any firm skirt fabric with some crispness and body - try medium or lightweight denim or cotton sateen, quilting cotton or Broderie Anglais, crisp linen or silk dupioni. Neatly pleated full A-line skirt features a contoured waistband that sits at the natural waist, a side seam invisible zipper and 4 inverted box pleats on the back & front. Skirt finishes at knee length with a deep-faced hem. Contrast or self-coloured topstitching at the waistband, pleats and hem facing gives a crisp finish.

Trousers and Shorts

Make some summer trousers

Papercut Patterns - Anima Pant

Multi-size (XXS-XL) - Intermediate - £13.99

A must-have staple item for those times when you need the perfect balance of casual and cool.  Slim leg pant with elasticated waist, drawstring, faux fly front and side pockets.  Can be made full, knee length with or without cuffs or as shorts. 
How to Do Fashion sewing patterns

How to Do Fashion - Vanlose Trousers & Top

Multi-size (UK 6-20) - Intermediate - £16.00

This gorgeous set is inspired by the woman  of the 1930s. The wide trousers have a high waist and the blouse a soft drapey neckline.

Iris shorts pattern

Colette Patterns - Iris Shorts - 1022

Multi-size (UK 4-22) - Beginner - £12.50

These simple and cute shorts are so quick to sew, you could make them in every colour. Pockets are set into a front side seam and optionally close with buttons. The shorts sport a 4 1/2 inch inseam length and close with an invisible side zipper. A summer wardrobe 'must have'!
Slim cut pants sewing pattern

Multi-size (US 6-26) - Advanced Beginner - £14.00

These gorgeously modern European-cut pants are designed for almost any fluid pants-weight fabric...try washed linen, tropical weight wool, crepe, cotton jacquard, rayon or drape-y twill. Slim-cut pants feature a slightly dropped waist, a contoured tab-front waistband and optional belt carriers. The pants have angled front pockets, a classic fly front zipper closure, and optional back welt pockets. Choose from full-length, cropped or ankle-length for your perfect look

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