Here we present part two of what we hope is a comprehensive list of independent pattern companies producing 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.
I AM Patterns
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.
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.
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.
New British pattern brand with pattern for the Rivelin Ruffle Dress – A garment bursting with gathers and folds inspired by the babbling ripples and rills of the Rivelin Valley in Sheffield. Buy the pattern here.
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 is a Yorkshire-based designer with patterns for a creative apron – The Hepworth and The Riley top and dress pattern. Order patterns here.
US designer of some cute kids’ patterns for dresses, rompers, leggings and accessories – available as downloads in Dollars here.
Patterns and DIY kits for women from this German brand. Their concept is to enable anyone and everyone to create exclusive and responsible fashion themselves, to love clothes and appreciate their value. Buy 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.
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.
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.
Great patterns for kids and those hard-to-please teens too! This is a UK company and you can download the patterns here.
Dutch patterns available as PDFs or printed versions from this Dutch magazine offering a wide range of patterns for all – shop here in Euros.
Dutch pattern brand for women’s clothing with a unique sizing chart offering solutions that are designed with curves in mind. See the range.
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.
Designer and producer of patterns for corsets. Paper patterns available direct from the US here.
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!
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.
French sewing patterns for men – Handsome Guys’ Wear! Patterns for sewing trendy garments for men is now possible with the range of patterns here.
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.
Liesl and Co
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.
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.
PDF patterns for all the family including him. Browse these US patterns and buy here.
Canadian designs for maternity wear and downloadable from the Etsy shop in UK currency.
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!.
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.
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.
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.
Made to Sew
The new 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 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!
Chic French patterns for women’s separates, dresses and trousers. Available in English, patterns are sold in the UK by Fabric Godmother.
Simple separates and a swimsuit from Maison Fleur, available as downloads in US Dollars from the website.
Patterns for a mixture of women’s apparel from this French pattern brand. Search the collection here.
Make It Perfect
Make with Mandi
London-based designer offering digital sewing patterns inspired by fashion, designed for beginner sewists and beyond. Take a look.
Stylish dress and skirt patterns from this US designer. Order the patterns online as downloads in US Dollars.
Small collection of women’s wear patterns available in UK Pounds here.
US designer of women’s wear to create modern fashion pieces that can be mixed with your store bought wardrobe. Order PDF patterns here.
Measure Twice/Cut Once
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.
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
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 Little Miss Sew n Sew and Elephant in My Handbag.
PDF and paper patterns for women’s garments from UK-based designer. Shop the patterns.
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.
Two patterns for a kids coat and dress – available to purchase in US Dollars as a download.
Simple sewing patterns for kids’ garments. You can purchase these Danish patterns with English instructions in the UK from 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.
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!
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 here. Other stockists of the paper patterns include Sewbox.
French website with some easy wear garments, many suitable for plus-size. Search here.
Playful patterns for children including toddlers and teens. You can buy these paper patterns in the UK direct from Sewbox.
Mouse House Creations
Mainly kids’ patterns with a few casual ladies garments from this US design house.
Muffin Head 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.
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 Minerva and Fabric Godmother.
Small range of stylish patterns for women and kids designed by Cristina – order a selection from Minerva 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.
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.
Sewing patterns for trendy women’s gear to buy as PDFs from this Etsy shop – browse here.
Ohhh Lulu have produced a range of bra and lingerie 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.
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
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 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.
Open Studio Patterns
US pattern brand for casual women’s, men’s and kids wear here.
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.
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.
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.
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 Sew Me Sunshine.
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.
Small collection of women’s garments to download here – This is a Dutch design company but their prices are in USD.
Modern sewing patterns for a summer state of mind from Hawaii-based designer. Etsy shop is here for purchases.
Patrons Les BG
Patterns for guys from this French design house. Available in the UK from Dots n Stripes here.
Etsy shop offering PDF sewing patterns for women and children with a Scandinavian design.
Pattern Cutting Deconstructed
You might be a student who needs help with a university project, a home dressmaker who wants to alter your clothes or patterns, a tailor who wants to explore draping techniques, or you might simply be fascinated by the skill of pattern cutting for womenswear. Whatever your background, everyone, at all levels and stages, is welcome at PCD. UK-based – find out more.
Babies, kids and ladies patterns for casual gear and sold as PDF patterns to buy here.
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 Paper Scissors
UK designer who provides modern, contemporary patterns, sewing kits and made to order clothing for your kids and you. Kids love comfy, easy to wear, versatile and fun clothing. Buy PDF patterns here.
Pattern Scout is a US-based indie sewing pattern company specializing in women’s apparel. Browse the patterns here.
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.
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
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.
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.
A mixture of patterns for all the family including swimwear – all available as PDFs from the US. Visit the website.
Canadian Etsy shop selling digital patterns for kids and baby clothing. Find it here.
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.
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.
Digital patterns for kid’s and women’s fashion from here.
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.
Great selection of patterns for underwear to buy as PDFs – shop here.
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.
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.
For a selection of different Indie Dressmaking Patterns visit these online shops: