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Independent Pattern Companies A – H

Independent pattern companies

Do you love independent sewing patterns? Here we present part one of what we hope is a comprehensive list of independent 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. 

100 Acts of Sewing

Selection of patterns for separates and tunic styles that are sized up to 4XL for plus size sewers. In the UK, Beyond Measure have a selection of the paper patterns.

5 Out of 4 Patterns

A mixture of casual sewing patterns for women, men and children, including maternity and nursing patterns too. Includes patterns for 5XL size. You can browse the range and buy the patterns as instant downloads in US Dollars. 

Heron culottes
Heron culottes by Afternoon Patterns

Aime Comme Marie

A French company offering independent sewing patterns, Aime Comme Marie have a selection of women’s, men’s and kid’s paper patterns (instructions in French) available to order online and priced in Euros.

Alice & Ann

Presently only one pattern available as a PDF for the Kendra Dress – a fit and flare style. You can buy the PDF in US Dollars here.

Alice & Co

Alice & Co Patterns are designed in London by mother and daughter team Alice and Lilia. They believe that dress making should be fun, with fast and simple techniques so you can sew inventive and stylish outfits at home and are passionate about creating modern patterns that fit well and you love to wear. Take a look at their range hereFabric Godmother sell the PDF patterns. 

Alina Sewing

Stylish designs for casual wear from this US designer including a denim jacket. You can buy the PDF patterns online in US currency.

Allie Olson

New US pattern line for women’s dresses and separates. You can view the patterns here. Patterns are distributed in the UK via Hantex wholesale – find a stockist here. Sew Essential stock some patterns.


Amy Butler
Amy Butler

Ambitious Elle

Greek “mother – daughter” fashion collection with patterns for women, unisex and even pets! Take a look.

Amy Butler

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 many UK shops.

Amy Nicole Studio

PDF pattern for the Patti Pocket Skirt is now available – look out for more here.

Angela Kane

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.

Angela Wolf

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.

Angel Lea

Australian patterns mainly for kids and kids’ accessories. Price in AUS Dollars for you to download here. Visit the Etsy shop too.

Anna Allen Clothing + Patterns

Instant digital downloads via Etsy for a few patterns for women’s separates from this Chicago-based designer. Take a look on the website. In the UK, Fabric Godmother sell the PDF’s too – see 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 them here.

Anna Rose Patterns

Pattern site with some nice separates designed by Maud. Order the PDF patterns in Euros here.

Anne K. Couture

Easy and modern couture sewing patterns from this French designer. Range of styles now available in English and as PDF downloadable patterns – browse the range here.

Ann Normandy

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

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.

Atelier Joy

Kimono patterns to buy as downloadable patterns online here from Etsy in UK Pounds.

Atelier Scammit

Very stylish French designs with a gorgeous jacket and coat designs – order them online in Euros or paper patterns from Fabric Godmother.

Athina Kakou

Selection of stylish PDF sewing patterns available in Euros from this Greek designer. 

Attie and Dora

New pattern company based in Shetland released thir first pattern for the Dora Dress and Top which is available to purchase as a digital sewing pattern on Etsy.

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.


Bara Studio

German pattern brand for women’s classics – see the website here.


Cute range of patterns for babies and young girls available as downloads here.

Bel Etoile

Dutch pattern brand for women, teens and children’s sewing patterns. Mixture of styles as PDF or paper patterns to buy in Dutch or English – visit the site here.

Bella Loves

At present, one PDF pattern for the Cologne blouse that you can buy here.

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, or buy via Etsy.

Below The Kowhai

A nice selection of patterns designed for children with nostalgic charm from this New Zealand designer, plus a few nice accessory patterns too. Take a look – you can order the patterns in NZ Dollars as a PDF download – browse here.

Birgitta Helmersson

Based in Malmö Sweden, Birgitta Helmersson designs and develops sewing patterns and clothing exclusively using zero waste pattern cutting, which means no fabric is wasted in the cutting and sewing process. Shop patterns here.

Black Snail Patterns

Here you will find patterns for historical costumes, but also modern patterns for the whole family. 

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. Some patterns are sized up to 3XL (bust size 53″).

Blue Dot Patterns

Really nice modern and casual patterns for separates available as PDF patterns to download in US Dollars here.

Mae Blouse pattern


Great selection of patterns for your wardrobe, Bluegingerdoll patterns are available from Sewbox

Blueprints For Sewing 

A small selection of PDF printable patterns for separates available on this US website – prices in US Dollars.

Blousette Rose 

A French website offering nice casual ‘clear and didactic sewing patterns for women and children’ as PDF downloads – payments in Euros. There are also three sewing patterns now available in English too. Visit the site here.

Bobbins n Buttons

PDF and paper patterns for children and women from this UK-based designer. Order them here.

Bonnie and Blithe

Small range of sewing patterns for you and the kids from this US mother of eight! Purchase as digital patterns in US Dollars here.

Booby Traps

As the name suggests (!), choose from bra-making and lingerie patterns from this Aussie company. You can order some of the patterns as digital versions and there are others available as paper patterns. Take a look here.

Bootstrap Fashion

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. 

Bra-makers Supply

A wide variety of paper patterns for bra-making, swimwear, underwear and lounge wear. The Pin-Up Girls collection is a special series of patterns, carefully designed and widely tested by expert Beverly V. Johnson – the Fairy Bra Mother! See the collection here and buy in Canadian Dollars.

Bravo Bella

Patterns for lingerie and swimwear available from this US designer as paper patterns from the website

Brijee Patterns 

Inspired by vintage designs, you can buy patterns as PDF’s from this designer for palazzo pants, skirt and a blouse. See the patterns here.

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.

By Hand London 

Well known British pattern designers, famous for the Elisalex Dress, By Hand London patterns are available as mainly PDF patterns on their website.


Cake Patterns

Great stylish Australian patterns for dresses, leggings, trousers and tees, these are available as paper patterns from UK stockists Sewbox. You can order these patterns in plus sizes up to size 50.


Camimade are a new British pattern brand offering contemporary and elegant pdf sewing patterns for women. Sizes range from 6-20 and each pattern offers personalisation options. View their first collection – The Desert Collection – at

Candy Castle Patterns

Candy Castle Patterns designs easy to use, high quality, printable sewing patterns for all members of the family, particulaly the kids! All patterns are digital downloads that you can purchase direct from the website of this US design house – browse the range here.


Super new designs for curvy ladies sizes 16 – 32 and cup sizes up to G/H from this US designer. Eclectic Maker also stock some patterns.

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 or from the UK here.

Charise Creates

The pretty Anna blouse pattern with a keyhole neckline is available as an instant download from Etsy. You can also download some of her patterns from Sew Daily. See her full range here.

Charlotte Emma

Based in Birmingham and previously known as English Girl at Home, Charlotte Emma design wearable patterns with interesting design features, in sizes 04 to 36. Buy patterns here.

Charlotte Kan

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.

Marianne dress pattern

Christine Haynes

A great selection of dresses to sew, these are available to download from her US website (in US Dollars). Paper patterns available from Sewbox or Fabric Godmother here.

Christine Jonson Patterns

Nice selection of stylish separates patterns available to buy and download from this designer – order your patterns here


A French website offering a number of simple childrens’ garments in English and sold as paper patterns priced in Euros. Order them here

CKC Patterns

Big range of patterns for all the family including the dog, the kids and their dolls! Also includes some plus size adult patterns up to 5XL. You will purchase the patterns as PDFs in US Dollars – browse the vast range here.

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 Fabric Godmother also stock paper versions of the patterns on their site here

Cloth Habit

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! The new Harriet Bra pattern is available up to size 42H.


UK based company, Clothkits have their own range of patterns for women’s clothing including a boxy jacket, skirts and dresses to view online.

Cocowawa Crafts

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.

Colette Patterns

Large range of pattern designs, including designs for men and plus-size up to 3XL on some designs too. Patterns are available from the US website to download here (prices in US Dollars) or purchase paper patterns in the UK from Sewbox.

Common Stitch

Gorgeous Australian patterns as digital PDF and paper sewing patterns allow the user complete customisation to their garments – perfect for linens. View the range here.

Compagnie M

Lovely independent sewing patterns for women and children –  order the PDF versions from Belgium (Euros) here.

Couture Nomad

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.

Cozy Little World

PDF patterns mainly for children and in French but the adult Jasmin t-shirt pattern is available in English – select here.

Crafty Sew & So

Both paper and PDF patterns for items for the home, bags and accessories plus some kids and adult clothing. Visit here

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


Dana Marie Design

Wide range of patterns mainly for women and including many designs with plus sizes, some going up to 5XL. The patterns are available to order online from the US here.

Daughters of Style

Patterns for casuals and separates for women. Each pattern is designed to bring style and quality to the sewist. You can buy the patterns as Print at Home or Copyshop versions in US Dollars here.

Daughters of Style
Daughters of Style

Daydream Patterns

Lovely feminine lingerie and women’s patterns from this Australian designer – also a few patterns for girls – all available as PDFs here.

Debbie Brooke

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

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 Fabric Godmother. You can download their Plantain T-Shirt for free here. Worth noting that the PDF patterns go up to size 52.

Delia Creates

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

Designer Stitch

New Australian pattern company offering stylish garment designs including trousers, blouses and dresses up to size 26. Available to purchase in AUS Dollars as PDF files to download from the website here.

Deuxieme Arrondissement

Stylish garment patterns for tunics, shirts and dresses for wearing during pregnancy from this French designer. Buy the paper patterns here (in French only).


Modern and unique printable PDF sewing patterns from this Canadian Etsy shop.

Dhurata Davies

Small range of PDF sewing patterns designed for babies and toddlers from this Sussex-based designer. You can buy her patterns here.

Diane Ericson

Bohemian style patterns for coats and jackets from this Oregon-based designer. One pattern – The River Tunic – is available as a download but the other designs are only paper versions to order from the US here.

Digital Pattern Library

Currently a small range of women’s streetwear patterns available to purchase here.

Di Nuvole Di Cuori

Italian style patterns – mainly womenswear plus one baby pattern. PDF downloads with payment in Euros. See them here.

DIY Couture

Join the DIY Couture sewing revolution! 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. Diagrams and pictures take the maker through the creation process, so that unique, personally fitted pieces of clothing are accessible to anyone. Buy from Sewbox in the UK.

Do It Better Yourself Club

Small range of patterns for separates from this club that you can buy as PDF’s in US Dollars. Browse here.


Small range of lovely patterns perfect for sewing up in African Wax prints that they also supply – check them out here.

DP Studio

A stylish selection of paper patterns in French for dresses, separates etc. You can order them directly online in Euros. Visit the website here

Dressmaking Amore

Elegant easy to follow patterns for women including dresses, tops and bottoms from US designer. Shop the PDF patterns here

Dressy Talk

Great choice of women’s tops, dreses and separates patterns available as PDFs from Dressy Talk’s Etsy shop – take a browse here.

Duchess and Hare

PDF sewing patterns for girls from babies to teens from this US company. Order them here.

Duck Butt Designs

Sewing patterns for casual gear for adults and kids, including some free ones, from this US pattern designer – browse and buy here.


Elemeno Patterns

Patterns for modern babies and kids to buy here.

Elise Patterns

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

UK based vintage style sewing for 50’s dresses and separates, you can order these paper patterns from Sewbox.

Elle Puls

German designer with a small selection of English patterns for an adult and child raglan shirt and a bag. Order your patterns in Euros as downloads at the website.

Ellie and Mac

Lots of patterns for all the family but particularly the babies and kids. Plenty to order as PDF downloads from this US website here.

Embonpoint Vintage

Vintage reproduction sewing patterns available as downloads and to fit any body size – shop on Etsy.

Emerald Erin

Patterns for bras and swimwear from this Canadian designer – purchase the patterns as PDFs here. Kits are also available.

Emporia Patterns

Uk based designers who have developed their range of independent dress patterns over the past few years and now have several in the collection, ranging from kids to adult designs. If you are a new to sewing or an experienced maker, you will find lots to inspire you here. Fabric Godmother stock them here

Ensemble Patterns

Patterns available as PDFs for women’s clothing that are stylish and comfortable to wear. Buy here.

Etoffe Malicieuse

Étoffe Malicieuse is a french lingerie pattern brand that offers  intelligent sewing patterns accompanied by ultra-detailed explanations and method sheets: sewing lingerie becomes easy and fun!

Evie la Luve

Lovely lingerie patterns from this UK-based designer. Panties, knickers and bra patterns available on her site.

Experimental Space

A couple of nice casual patterns available as paper or PDF patterns – order here. Sewbox now have the range in their webshop too.

EYMM Modern Designs

Offering a variety of patterns at different levels there are cute wearable clothes for a variety of ages & sizes, including plus sizes up to 5XL. 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 some of the range from Dragonfly Fabrics in the UK or from Eclectic Maker.


Farbenmix stands for extraordinary patterns for babies and children. Most patterns are suitable for beginners and our European.

Fashion Patterns by Coni

Large range of patterns for women, many available up to size 6XL and available with slopers for different bust sizes. You can buy these patterns that are shipped and charged from the US. Browse the website here.

Fehr Trade

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.  They also have an Etsy shop to buy in UK currency here.

Fieldwork Patterns

Are a new brand of women’s wear sewing patterns available in pdf form. However you can choose to add on the cost of printing and they’ll print the pattern for you and post it out. View their patterns here. 

Fig + Needle

Fig + Needle is an independent US based women’s sewing pattern company owned and run by Ping Mathre and Sandra Helsley. They strive to combine modern lines and captivating details to create elegant and charming wardrobe staples. PDFs and paper patterns here.

Indie dressmaking pattern companies
Fine Motor Skills

Fine Motor Skills

FREE sewing patterns for some simple separates available to 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.


Fitiyoo is a French lingerie sewing pattern collection, with customizable shapes, adjustable and easy to make! Covers cup sizes A – G. Take a look.

Flo-Jo Boutique

Shop in Bristol that has a small range of patterns for underwear and a swimsuit – shop here.

Flossie’s Garden

Digital downloads from Flossie’s Etsy shop for a Maude Skirt and Weekend Doris Dress – see them here.

Flosstyle Patterns

Mixture of patterns from kids to adults clothing and accessories available as PDFs in US Dollars – order them here

Folkwear Patterns

Folkwear provides sewing patterns that are based on authentic ethnic and vintage garments collected during travels to other countries.  All the patterns are flexible enough to be used for costuming as well as making unique every-day-wear. Hantex are distributing these patterns in the UK – search for stockists here.

Forget Me Not Patterns

US designer of classy womenswear designs – order the PDF patterns direct.

Frankie and Ray

Frankie & Ray produce a small collection of women’s clothing and accessory patterns, and sometimes a few lovely things for your home. You can order the paper sewing patterns from Australia here.

Free Sewing

An online and on-demand design service designed by Joost De Cock for getting a pattern made to your own measurements. Mainly men’s sewing patterns but a few for the girls too! Take a look here.

French Poetry

Pretty tops and dresses from this French designer – see the range here. Available as PDF’s from Fabric Godmother.

French Navy

New pattern designer offering her Orla dress as a free PDF download here.

Fresh Press Patterns

Canadian designer who designs a mixture of patterns for women as wardrobe builders including tops, dresses and coats. See the range here and buy as PDFs. 

Friday Pattern Company

Nice selection of PDF patterns for the modern woman. Minimalist and easy to sew. You can purchase the designs here as instant downloads in US Dollars or in the UK from Fabric Godmother here or Lucy Locket Fabrics here.

Frocks and Frolics

Selection of patterns mainly for girls and teens including video tutorials to accompany the patterns. The patterns use a one size per file system, unique to Frocks & Frolics. This allows for specific alterations to certain sizes and ages giving each individual pattern a tailored fit, which is simply not possible in multi size patterns. Take a look and order here.



Dressing gown, day dress (The Mortmain) and collar patterns from this London-based studio. Sewbox also stock a few patterns here.

George and Ginger

PDF sewing patterns for the ladies – choose from a mixture of great designs ready to order and sew now – get the patterns here.

Gigi Patterns

London based designer of PDF sewing patterns for swimwear and lingerie. Buy here.

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

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. 

Goheen Designs

Small selection of garment designs and some quirky, gothic accessory patterns too – see them here.

Golden Rippy

California-based designer offering patterns for women’s separates, dresses and a few kids’ patterns too – order them direct from the website as PDF downloads. Plus, get a free apron pattern too!

Goldfinch and Eagle

Small selection of patterns for women’s styles available to buy on Etsy as PDF patterns. You can get a couple of free patterns here to download for a skirt and cropped top.

Grainline Studio

Great casual separates, including the Cascade duffle coat, you can order the paper patterns in the UK from Eclectic Maker and Sew Essential.

Green Pepper Patterns

Outdoor and sports gear patterns for the family using polar fleece and including ski gear. Download here in US Dollars.

Greenstyle Creations

Casual styles for all the family, take a look here at these PDF patterns (US Dollars) for you to download. Selected sizes are available up to 3XL. 


Halfmoon Atelier

Simple and unique paterns for women’s separates you can buy as PDF downloads from the Etsy shop here

Handmade by Carolyn

New sewing pattern design for the Perth Dress and Blouse from this Australian designer, noted mainly for kinitting patterns. Browse here.

Helen’s Closet

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

Sportswear patterns
Hey June Handmade

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.

Homer and Howells

Modern British sewing patterns – find out more here and to buy here.

Honey & Rose

Aussie pattern brand that focuses on designing sewing patterns to complement your everyday lifestyle and that are suitable for confident beginner sewists. Buy as PDF’s .

Hot Patterns

‘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). Plus sizes up to size 26.

Hourglass Patterns

Growing collection of patterns available for download from Etsy – choose from separates and sportswear items. Browse and buy here

House of Pinheiro

Well known Brazilian designer based in the UK – Rachel has a free download for the Brasilia Dress here. 

How to do Fashion

This is a Danish pattern design company with a good selection of designs for dresses, skirts and jackets. Browse the designs here and buy in the UK from Sewbox. There is also a free pattern for a dress on the main site too.

For independent sewing pattern companies I – P see here.

For independent sewing pattern companies R – Z see here.

For a selection of different Indie Dressmaking Patterns visit these online shops:

A Kind Cloth

Crafty Sew & So

Dots n Stripes

Eclectic Maker


Fabric Godmother


Leicestershire Craft Centre

Little Legs Fabric

Make at 140

Purple Stitches

Rebecca Woollard


Sew Essential

Sew Me Sunshine

The Crafty Mastermind