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Sewing Patterns

Sewing patterns are the first step on the journey to the perfect handmade outfit. Whether it's a show stopping number for that special event, a classic vintage dress pattern or simply a new season wardrobe staple we've got just the pattern you need to get your next project started. Sew Essential carries one of the largest collections of sewing patterns in the UK. Browse our range to find the perfect sewing patterns for your next project.

If you’re a beginner you may want to start with one of our many sewing patterns designed for those learning to sew. Look out for information on the pattern packet such as ‘learn to sew’ or ‘sewing level: beginner’. Simple projects such as an Aline skirt, shift dress, basic tshirt or cami top are a great way to learn the basics of sewing, and build on your skills. We have plenty of sewing patterns for the more experienced and ambitious sewer too including patterns for wedding dresses, coats, tailored jackets, jeans, sportswear, lingerie and more. All of our sewing patterns come with step by step instructions booklets included. Our blog is full of tips on getting the most out of your sewing patterns, including tutorials from how to read and understand sewing pattern instructions to how to achieve a good fit plus all the techniques you will need to use to sew them up in your chosen fabric so why not take a look?



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Sewing Patterns for Clothing, Crafts & Accessories

Not only do we have the best selection of sewing patterns available anywhere, we've carefully grouped them together making it easy for you to find just what you are looking for. Less time searching means more time sewing - 'yipee!' we hear you shout. Whoever your preferred brand we've got it covered - we stock all the big brands New Look, Simplicity, Vogue, Butterick, Burda, McCall's, and an extensive range of independent pattern companies including Tilly and the Buttons, Cashmerette, Closet Core, Friday Pattern Company, Jalie and True Bias to name but a few. Our women's sewing patterns cover all your handmade wardrobe needs: dresses, skirts, tops, trousers and accessories many are also available in petite or plus size. We also stock a wide range of patterns for children and men plus a wide range of craft patterns perfect for creating handmade gifts or updating your home.

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