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Independent Pattern Companies I – P

Listing of indie pattern companies

Here we present part two of what we hope is a comprehensive list of indie dressmaking patterns available in the UK. Below we have listed the pattern companies alphabetically with 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 indie dressmaking companies appear. If you can add to our list, please use this contact form.

For pattern companies A- H see here.

For pattern companies R-Z see here.


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I AM Patterns

I AM Patterns are French designers creating chic, elegant sewing patterns for the modern woman. Fabric Godmother have a selection of the range in the UK hereRaystitch also stock these. 

Iconic Patterns

Small Australian design house offering classic designs including a ‘Jackie O’ coat pattern. Downloadable and priced in AUS Dollars – find the site here

Ikatee

Adorable sewing patterns for children aged 0 – 8 from this French designer. All digital sewing patterns come with a detailed tutorial of different steps to sew the garments. You can find the website here and if you subscribe you get a free sewing pattern for your age/sex choice.

Imagine Gnats

Digital and printed patterns for casual wear tees and kids’ clothing too. Order your version online here (US Dollars).

Indygo Junction

Variety of patterns for women’s clothing and accessories. Patterns can be shipped from the US and are available as PDFs for a selecion of styles. Sizes go up to 3XL for some styles. Order here.

In-House Patterns

Mainly patterns for blouses and tees, these designs are avaialble as PDF files to print at home from this Canadian site (prices in US Dollars). Get the designs here

In The Folds

New Australian design house with a few stylish patterns. The Rushcutter is an oversized knee-length, A-line dress, designed for woven fabrics, available in two different styles. See it and the other patterns here. Fabric Godmother have a good selection here.

Itch To Stitch

A selection of casual separates that you can buy (in US Dollars) online as downloadable patterns from this US design house. Find them here.  

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Jalie

Specialist Canadian dancewear leotards, cheerleading and skating wear patterns available as paper and PDF patterns (Canadian Dollars) here. Dragonfly Fabrics have some patterns here in the UK.


Je Fais Mes Dessous

Patterns for lingerie, bras and panties on this French website that you can purchase as PDFs here.


Jennifer Lauren Vintage

Vintage style from the 40s, 50s and 60s, Jennifer Lauren is a New Zealand based designer, selling PDF patterns through her site via her Etsy shop (in NZ Dollars). Newer patterns are available up to size 24. Fabric Godmother sell a good range here.

Jenni Smith

Jenni is a Yorkshire-based designer with patterns for a creative apron – The Hepworth and The Riley top and dress pattern. Order patterns here.

Jennuine Design 

US designer of some cute kids’ patterns for dresses, rompers, leggings and accessories – available as downloads in Dollars here.

Just Patterns

Just Patterns offer a line of sewing patterns inspired by high-end ready-to-wear garments with beautifully drafted patterns for the experienced dressmaker. You can purchase the PDF patterns through the Etsy shop.

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Kate & Rose Patterns

A little bit of boho and folkwear in these patterns by Kate & Rose. Order PDF versions online (in US Dollars).

Katia Sewing Patterns

Mainly for babies and kids – see the range here. New Forest Fabrics stock the flared woman’s skirt pattern here.

Kdornbier

US designer of stylish separates. View them here. You can buy the PDF’s from Fabric Godmother in the UK here.

Ki-Ba-Doo

A line of German patterns for women, children and some accessories. The patterns are available to buy as e-books in Euros. Please be aware that the instructions are in German apart from one pattern for a girl’s shirt available in English.

Kit by Klo

French sewing patterns available as paper patterns – nice designs for dresses, skirts and kimonos – take a look.

Kitschy Coo

Great patterns for kids and those hard-to-please teens too! This is a UK company and you can download the patterns here

Knipmode

Dutch patterns available as PDFs or printed versions from this Dutch magazine offering a wide range of patterns for all – shop here in Euros.

Kitschy Coo patterns
Kitschy Coo

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Laela Jeyne

Great selection of casual separates and swimusit patterns – clothes to make you feel happy, comfortable and confident! Take a look and order PDF patterns here.

 

La Jolie Girafe

French patterns for separates and dresses that you can buy as PDFs – French only, but worth a look! Visit the website.


La Maison Victor

Patterns available to buy from this Belgian magazine – I purchased a paper pattern in a newsagent in Belgium which is in four languages including English for a stylish jersey dress – check out the other patterns here to buy in PDF format. There are also links to video tutorials.


Lara Sanner

Spanish designer with a selection of patterns available in English and available as PDF digital patterns in Euros. Find them here.

 

Laughing Moon

Designer and producer of patterns for corsets. Paper patterns available direct from the US here. UK stockists include Sew Curvy.

 

Laura Marsh Designs 

A wide selection of patterns from this UK designer. Very inexpensive pattern downloads – mostly £2.99 each and available here. Two free patterns to download too!


Lekala Patterns 

Huge range of patterns for all the family and many free ones too. Send your measurements for a custom-fit pattern. Download them here – prices to buy are in US Dollars and there are discounts for bundles. 


Lenaline Patterns

French patterns for women’s dresses and separates available as PDF patterns here. In the UK, buy the PDF’s from Fabric Godmother.


Les BG

French sewing patterns for men – Handsome Guys’ Wear! Patterns for sewing trendy garments for men is now possible with the range of patterns here.


Les Fusettes

French chic for women and children with these attractive patterns. Available as paper patterns from France and in French only from here – price in Euros. 

Liberty sewing patterns
Liberty

Liberty

Iconic British patterns – buy them from Sewbox plus Liberty fabrics, or Fabric Godmother here.


Liesl and Co

A range of casuals for him and her by Liesl Gibson available as PDF downloads in US Dollars or as paper patterns from Dragonfly Fabrics or Fabric Godmother.


Lila + June

Patterns for vintage style swing skirts and dresses from this Texan designer. Buy as PDFs here.


Lil Luxe Collection

Patterns mainly for young girls with a couple of dress patterns for you – take a look at this website. Buy the patterns as downloads from the US here. Also some free designs.


Lilly Giggle

Pretty frilly girlie sewing patterns, mainly in knits, for girls from this designer in the US. Buy her patterns as downloads in US currency.


Lily Bird Studio

Cute patterns for tots to tweens – you can buy them here as e-patterns in US currency.


Lily Sage & Co

Small selection of patterns for ladies and girls available as PDFs in AUS Dollars. Find them here.


Lindsay Woodward

Two patterns available for a tee/tunic and a dress – both PDFs (in US Dollars) – look here. Free pattern for a faux fur jacket too.
 

Liola Patterns

Nice designs for tops and cardies from Liola Patterns and online as PDFs to download via Etsy in UK Sterling. 

 

Little Lizard King

Adorablr range of kids and asult sewing patterns and patterns for dolls too at great prices to download – view them and buy in US Dollars here.


Little Ragamuffin

PDF patterns for all the family including him. Browse these US patterns and buy here.

 

Lolita Patterns

Small range of bold, eccentric gothic-style pieces available in the UK as PDF downloads (US Dollars) here or you can order a paper pattern direct. Check out the free Fuchsia Skirt design!


Loulou James

Canadian designs for maternity wear and downloadable from the Etsy shop in UK currency.


Love Notions

You’ll find modern sewing patterns for the whole family on this US website. All patterns are instant downloadable PDFs and are priced in US Dollars. Choose from a great selection of casual patterns for you and the kids!.

 

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Machine Stars

Sewing patterns from the UK for kids to make themselves! Includes a simple A-Line Skirt design and a Wrap-Around Skirt too. Buy as paper patterns from here.


MacPhee Workshop

Particularly known for outerwear patterns but also a range of other patterns, you can view these paper patterns on the website and place an order in Canadian Dollars but they will add shipping charges too.

 

Madalynne

Sewing patterns for bras and lingerie – many are free – take a look and order here.
 

Made By Jack’s Mum

York based designer of kid’s clothing patterns that are available as PDFs. Nice mix of designs available to buy from her Etsy shop.


Made by Oranges

This is a retail site for paper and PDF sewing patterns related to European magazines – My Image, B-Trendy, B-Inspired & Imagewear Patterns. Buy the patterns online in Euros – some are available in PDF format. Visit here.


Made by Rae

Well-known for the Washi Dress pattern, Rae Hoekstra has a nice selection of women’s and children’s patterns to purchase as PDFs here direct from the US (US Dollars). There are some great deals on pattern bundles too. You can also buy paper patterns from Fabric Godmother or Dragonfly Fabrics.


MADE Everyday

Mainly patterns for kids’ clothing but also a women’s skirt – buy from Dana as PDFs in US Dollars. Range available online.


Made for Mermaids

Sweet, simple and girly patterns. These are garment patterns for you and your children that you can wear everyday comfortably, but can easily dress up – order the patterns digitally in US Dollars here.


MadeIt Patterns

Some great pattern designs from this British design team covering garments for kids, teens and adults. Browse the patterns and order as PDFs from the website here.


Made On Anglesey

Shop for a selection of tunic and top sewing patterns from thie Welsh online shop – browse the range here.


Made to Sew

Expected shortly, the Australian Made to Sew pattern range is a modern, fashion focused collection of dressmaking patterns. View the range here.

 

Made With Moxie

At the moment just one pdf pattern in both children and adult sizes – retro style shorts.  However more patterns are planned for the future.  You can buy the Prefontaine shorts from the Made With Moxie Etsy shop.


Magdalena Langa

Magdalena has three lovely patterns including the Camellia pleated pencil skirt available as a PDF download from her Etsy shop. Check out the Lobelia tee pattern for 86p!


Maison Fleur

Simple separates and a swimsuit from Maison Fleur, available as downloads in US Dollars from the website


Make It Perfect

Lovely selection of Australian designed patterns for all the family, you can download these here in AUS Dollars. Check out the free patterns here

 

Maria Denmark 

Stylish dress and skirt patterns from this US designer. Sign up for a free pattern when you request the newsletter. Order the patterns online as downloads in US Dollars.

 

Marilla Walker

Small collection of women’s wear patterns available in UK Pounds here.

 


Maven Patterns

UK Etsy site offering some contemporary PDF patterns with a vintage vibe for an apron and a smock design. Take a look hereRaystitch also stock these.


Measure Twice/Cut Once

Digital patterns for underwear and lingerie from this Australian company. You can order online in AUS Dollars here. Download a boxer shorts pattern for free!

Brumby Skirt pattern
Megan Nielsen

Megan Nielsen

Great casual separates patterns with several designed for maternity wear. You can order these patterns online to download direct from the US website (in US Dollars) or purchase a small selection of the paper patterns at Fabric Godmother. Don’t miss the free patterns here. Fabricate Mirfield also have a good selection in stock here. Brenda Killigrew also stocks them here.

Melilot

Melilot is a new pattern brand based in Norway. They make sewing your own clothes accessible for all levels, by making thorough instructions for a well fitting wardrobe. Offer timeless digital patterns with a great fit for various bodies https://melilot.no/#shopify-section-1516397787030

Melly Sews

Look here for some great FREE patterns to download from Melly Sews. Many come in one size only (that’s why they’re free) but worth a look all the same!

Merchant and Mills

Paper and card patterns from this UK design house – the designs are simple classic shaped dresses, tunics and separates with a utilitarian feel. You can order the patterns direct from the UK website and they are stocked by Ray Stitch and Elephant in My Handbag.

Merckwaerdigh

Swimwear and lingerie/corsetry paper patterns available on Etsy in UK Sterling, this is a Dutch company. Look out for the free beach skirt pattern here.

Mimi G

Draft your own patterns and learn through video tutorials with Mimi G’s stylish lookbook of designs. Order the PDFs and tutorials here.

Mingo and Grace

Pattern site offering fun, fresh and modern designed PDF sewing patterns for children (and occasionally adults). Buy here in US Dollars.

Minijadore Patterns

Two patterns for a kids coat and dress – available to purchase in US Dollars as a download.

Minikrea

Simple sewing patterns for kids’ garments. You can purchase these Danish patterns with English instructions in the UK from Ray Stitch or Dots n Stripes

Ministry of Patterns

Great range of mixed dressmaking patterns for you to download as PDFs and print yourself. See the range here.

Misusu

Beautifully photographed modern & fun PDF sewing patterns for babies & toddlers with a strong focus on knit fabrics. Order the patterns as PDFs and pay in USD. Check out the website and for the freebies too!

MIY Collection

Wendy Ward’s pattern range includes dresses and separates with a casual everyday style, many of which are designed for stretch knit fabrics. You can order some designs as paper patterns and a few as digital from her website here. Other stockists of the paper patterns include Sewbox.

MLM Patrons

French website with some easy wear garments, many suitable for plus-size. Search here.

Modkid

Playful patterns for children including toddlers and teens. You can buy these paper patterns in the UK direct from Sewbox.

Mouna Sew

Patterns in French for women and men available as paper versions or PDFs – browse the range.

List of indie pattern houses
Mouse House Creations

Mouse House Creations 

Mainly kids’ patterns with a few casual ladies garments from this US design house. Girl Charlee in the UK are stocking a good range from this design house here.


Muffin Head Patterns

Sewing patterns with vintage appeal, the range is for babies right through to plus size ladies patterns. Available through the website (US Dollars) or as instant download via Etsy

 

Muse Patterns

Muse Patterns carry a full range of women’s garments (dresses, skirts, tops, knits and wovens), and are designed in New Zealand – find them here. Useful to note that patterns are styled for a B-cup but some are available for a D-cup. 


My Childhood Treasures

Tons of interesting patterns for the kids, babies and even doll’s clothes! Check out these downloadable patterns and purchase from this US website.


My Handmade Wardrobe

New range of printed sewing patterns designed by Leicester workshop, Crafty Sew & So. Check the range out here.

 

My Sewing Club

Range of UK based sewing patterns due for release in 2020. Currently the Thirza pattern is available – a dress and top pattern. 


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Named Clothing 

Finnish pattern label, Named Clothing, offers a big selection of fashionable womens’ clothing including plus-size designs. You can buy the patterns as PDF downloads or paper patterns online – prices in Euros – here.  UK stockists include Ray Stitch and Fabric Godmother


Nanoo

Small range of stylish patterns for women and kids designed by Cristina – order a selection from The Crafty Mastermind in the UK here.


Naughty Bobbin Patterns

Selection of women’s patterns for stylish dresses and separates available in all download formats – view the range here.


New Horizons

PDF patterns for all the family with a mixture of designs for all. You download and print the patterns and can buy in US Dollars here. Look out for bundle discounts too.


NH Patterns

Sewing patterns for trendy women’s gear to buy as PDFs from this Etsy shop – browse here.


Nina Lee

A small collection of stylish garments available as PDF patterns from this UK shop – buy here. Fabricate Mirfield also stock paper patterns here.

 

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Ohhh Lulu

Ohhh Lulu have produced a range of bra and lingerie patterns that are available soon from Girl Charlee here.

Dress patterns from indie designers
Oki-Style Patterns

Oki-Style Patterns

Selection of unusual garments for women and men from this Mongolian designer based in Europe. PDF downloads only priced in Euros to buy from here. 


Olive Ann

Sweet patterns for girls including dresses, tops and trousers. Some are available as downloads in US Dollars and others are paper patterns only. You can buy them here. There is also a selection available from Sew Hot in the UK.


Oliver and S 

Cute baby and child patterns from this well-known designer are available in digital or paper format from this US website (US Dollars). Also available to buy from Ray Stitch and Fabricate Mirfield.


On Dirait des Vrais

Simple French pieces available as downloads here in Euros. Patterns in French for all you linguists!


One Girl Circus

The Goodship Dress and Infinifty Sweater sewing patterns to order online as downloads in US Dollars from here.


On the Cutting Floor

Printable sewing patterns including some freebies – take a look here.

 

Opian

Opian is an independent Swiss brand now offering a range of modern and easy sewing patterns to all sewing lovers. All the models are in PDF format in English and ready to download instantly. Purchase the patterns in Swiss Francs.


Orageuse

New French pattern company offering some very stylish pieces including a trench coat and jumpsuit. Buy the patterns as PDFs in Euros – available in French or English in French sizing. Check out the website here.


Orange Lingerie

PDF sewing patterns for bras and briefs from this US designer (in Dollars). Take a look here. The size range goes up to bust size 40J. 


Our Lady of Leisure

Great range of Australian designed patterns for women’s wear – buy PDF’s from Fabric Godmother here.


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Pamela’s Patterns

Designed to fit and flatter women with REAL figures offering a range of garment patterns with plus sizes catered for. You can order the patterns here to be shipped from the US.
 

Papercut Patterns

Beautifully presented paper patterns or digital downloads for a wide choice of styles, including coats and swimwear, from this US website. Paper versions shipped free across the world!  UK stockists include Sewbox and Ray Stitch.

 
Paper Theory Patterns

Patterns designed with sustainable and ethical values in mind – currently a couple of nice patterns available as PDFs in UK currency – take a look and read behind the brand here

 
Paprika Patterns

Small collection of women’s garments to download here – This is a Dutch design company but their prices are in USD. 


Past Patterns

Historical pattern company offering period designs. Paper patterns to order here (US Dollars) or you can buy some designs from Vena Cava in the UK.


Patrons Les BG

Patterns for guys from this French design house. Available in the UK from Dots n Stripes here.

 

Pattern Emporium

Babies, kids and ladies patterns for casual gear and sold as PDF patterns to buy here.


Pattern Fantastique

A small collection of womenswear patterns from this Australian design team and you can buy online as downloadable PDF patterns (in AUS Dollars) here.

 

Pattern Runway

A nice collection of wearable pieces for women on this Australian website for you to order online as digital patterns (in AUS Dollars). 


Pattern Union

Pattern Union patterns offer the home sewer a new approach to fitting and designing clothes. Mixture of women’s patterns from this Australian designer available as downloads in AUS Dollars https://www.patternunion.com.au/shop-2


Patterns for Pirates

Etsy shop for casual patterns for you, him and the kids, including some maternity wear too. Browse and buy here.


Patty Doo
 

German patterns for women and kids casual garments including leggings and tees. You create your pesonalised sewing pattern from your measurements to download in Euros. Visit the site here

Eliana dress

Pauline Alice

Feminine patterns with a touch of retro, these nice French designs are available to buy as printed or PDF patterns here. Prices are in Euros and instructions come in English too. 


Peanut Patterns

Adorable garments for babies and kids from this US website. You can buy the PDF patterns here in US Dollars.

 

Pearl Red Moon

Distinctly boho style patterns from this designer available as PDF downloads in US Dollars – visit here.


Peek-A-Boo

A mixture of patterns for all the family including swimwear – all available as PDFs from the US. Visit the website.


Petitboo

Canadian Etsy shop selling digital patterns for kids and baby clothing. Find it here.


Petite Plus 

Petite Plus Patterns® are designed especially for the woman with narrow shoulders, D-cup bra, rounded tummy, and delicious full curves everywhere! Patterns up to size 26 petites for tops and jackets available as downloads in US Dollars here.


Phat Quarters

Here you will find you will find one of a kind PDF patterns for children and so much more. Take a look at the range here.


Pickle Toes Patterns

Lots of kids and toddler patterns and outfit makes for their soft toys too! Check out the range on the Etsy shop here.


Picolly

Digital patterns for kid’s and women’s fashion from here.

Pipe Dream Patterns
Pipe Dream Patterns

Pipe Dream Patterns

A fledgling indie pattern company working towards creating comfortable wardrobe staples with fun style lines to help you explore your own creativity with colours and textiles. Patterns available now for a few coat/jacket styles but check back for more! View them here.

Ploen Patterns

Ploen Patterns make sewing patterns for the home sewer who wants a gorgeous me made wardrobe. At present you can buy the Astrid Skirt pattern as a PDF. Shop here in Swedish Kroner.

Ploom Patterns

Digital sewing patterns for women and kids from the US shop – order downloads in US Dollars here.

Poppy & Jazz

Lovely range of patterns available to download and designed by Sew Over It’s Lisa Comfort. The patterns are designed for babies and small toddlers – an adorable range to buy here. Fabricate Mirfield also stock these here.

Primrose Dawn

Great selection of patterns for underwear to buy as PDFs – shop here

Puperita

Puperita has an Etsy shop where she sell her really cute PDF patterns for kids clothing – both boys and girls. Take a look at the range here.

Purl Soho

New York shop that has a small line of dressmaking patterns available as paper and PDF versions. Take a look and order (US Dollars) on the website.

For more indie dressmaking patterns see the other two guides in this series: 

For pattern companies A – H see here.

For pattern companies R – Z see here.

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