Hey, did you see our last video? It was all about our favorite Pattern Picks we love for Lockdown Comfort – The Indie Edition In it we gave you a round-up of our Top 10 favorite pattern picks, concentrating on comfort in these strange times.
Below you will find some more details and links to all the patterns, make sure to check back this weekend for the Lockdown Patterns Commercial Edition on Youtube, you can check that one out here.
The Pomona Pants + Shorts are elastic waist, high rise and loose fitting. They feature no side seams and include patch pockets on the front or back. The waistband is created by folding over the top edge of the pants, which eliminates the extra bulk you would get from a separate waistband seam. This is a beginner friendly PDF pattern that you can print off and sew this weekend.
The Pipit Loungewear Set is the perfect timeless staple your wardrobe has been waiting for. You can easily take it from day to night if you please, the rules and boundaries are blurred when it comes to this set.
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The Page is a cropped hooded sweatshirt. There are two hem finishes. View A has a banded hem and View B has a drawstring hem. There are three sleeve styles that are interchangeable for both views. It’s a great Lockdown friendly pattern to throw on any day.
The Kielo Wrap Dress is one of Nikki’s personal favorites. It is a very simple maxi dress with an interesting shape, wrapping around the middle. perfect for lightweight scuba or jersey fabrics.
The Donovan Skirt is a beginner sewing pattern that teaches a variety of sewing techniques and results in a beautiful, everyday garment. This classic elastic waist skirt has the perfect amount of fullness and works in many different fabrics. It has roomy pockets, an optional drawstring, and two views
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The Lemon Drop is a relaxed, easy sewing pattern with a folded sleeve hem and boatneck neckline. There are two sleeve length options (short sleeve and bracelet-length sleeve), and the ability to make dress or tshirt silhouettes.
The Lemon drop is modern, comfortable and stylish. You’ll want to make one in every colour!
This set is perfect for everyday comfortable wear at home. It is also perfect for your home workout or yoga routine. It comes with a relaxed sweatshirt, vest top and urban style jogging pants.
The Patsy overall has discreet pockets, pretty gathers, and a slightly cropped length. It was designed with beginner sewists in mind. Especially those who are looking to add something with a little character to their wardrobes. It’s perfect for the beginner sewist as it doesn’t have any complicated buttons or zippers to worry about.
The Hudson pant is the piece of clothing that you will wear all of the time. They are comfortable enough to wear around the house, but can easily be dressed up to go out. With its urban fit, these pants leave a bit of extra room around the hips and then tapers into a skinny leg. The Hudson Pant has been super popular for a while now so you should definitely check out other sewers versions over on social media for some inspiration.
And finally, why not get all of your Lockdown Patterns in one E-Book! With 5 different patterns, 8 different variations, and numerous combinations, The Loungewear Edit brings you a capsule collection of slouchy stylish designs. Wide legs, loose sleeves, and baggy fit, these pieces are all made with minimal shaping in an easy to wear style. They’re designed for comfort.
The E-Book comes with a top/dress, shorts/trousers, kimono, shirt and Jumpsuit patterns. What more do you need?
We hope that you find this little reminder useful and it inspired you to do some sewing this weekend.
All of our Online Classes are a great way to keep yourself busy an improve your sewing skills in these troubling times.
Stay safe and happy sewing!
Nikki & Rachel