The Rio pattern is a sporty T-shirt and casual dress. View A is a fitted top that hits around the hip. View B is a semi-fitted dress ending just above the knee. Both views have contrasting ribbing around the crew neckline and short sleeves for a slightly vintage look.
Suggested Main Fabrics: Light to medium weight knit fabrics with 40% or more stretch such as cotton interlock, T-shirt jersey, and merino wool jersey.
Suggested Binding Fabrics: Light to medium weight knit fabrics with 75% or more stretch, such as rib knit.
Notions: Coordinating thread, stretch sewing machine needle.
Difficulty: Advanced Beginner
NEW! The Shake it Shift is one of the three new patterns in my SIMPLE START skill building collection of patterns! Skills learned in this are bust darts, centered zipper, full shoulder facing, fusible interfacing, optional pockets and a rolled hem! The universally flattering mod shift shape is a delight to make and wear. These patterns are perfect to teach from and were developed from the most popular classes that I have developed for my shop, Craft South.
Grainline Studio's Augusta Shirt or Dress is a cocoon shaped dress or shirt with an asymmetrical collar and mitered split hem. Choose from a short cuffed sleeve or a long straight sleeve; both are interchangeable with the dress or shirt.
Techniques involved include sewing a straight seam, darts, setting sleeves, sewing an inset placket collar, mitered corners and hemming.
Light to medium weight woven fabrics such as cotton, linen, chambray, linen, and rayon. Extra fabric may be need to match plaids, stripes, or one way design prints.
This pattern is available in sizes 0-18.
The Linden Sweatshirt offers a modern twist to the classic sweatshirt. Featuring a relaxed fit, raglan sleeves, and a graceful slightly scooped neckline, this sweatshirt is perfect for fall layering. View A features long sleeves with cuffs and falls to the mid hip with a lower ribbing band while View B hits at the high hip and has short sleeves. You can also mix and match sleeve and body lengths to create multiple versions of this sweatshirt.
Techniques involved include sewing with knits, straight seams, and attaching ribbing.