An apron pattern with teacosy, oven mitt, pot holder and jam topper and 'Funky Kitchen' labels for your handmade jam.


Presented in a lovely kraft gift bag. Suitable for beginners. 



One size med-large. Suitable for medium cotton fabric.


Pattern comes with step by step diagrams, instructions and templates.


£10.00 + £1.50 p+p (UK only)  

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Loose fitting wide legged trousers with two side inset pockets, pleated on to a front waistband, elasticated at the back.

Optional tie belt with loops. Level=easy.


Make in linen, linen mixes, soft fluid denim, or for Palazzo pants version make in a viscose drapey type fabric.


Sizes 8-20. See the size info opposite for fabric requirements. Click on the Sewgirlblog below for photo step by steps to see how its made and for useful tips/inspiration and guidance.




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A stylish over the head tunic, simple to make and easy to wear. Short sleeves, with two side pockets and a gorgeous pleat at the front neck so its nice and roomy!


Make in floaty cottons or linen with drape, viscose or polyester fabrics would also be great for this style.

Suitable for beginners. Sizes 8-18 but fits up to a size 20 due to its style. See the size info on the right for details about fabric requirements. Click on the photo blog to show you how its made with extra tips and also a tv show where I demonstrated making it.



A lovely gift for a sewing enthusiast! See details above for pattern description.

The kit Includes a 1.5m length of African Dutch Wax cotton, thread, pattern and instructions all packed up in a glorious brown kraft bag with handles. Does not include thermal interfacing or lining fabric for the mitt and teacosy.


Suitable for beginners.


Please allow 3 days for posting. UK only.

Please email for overseas postage charges.


£20.50 + £3.50 p+p                                                                              

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A gorgeous boat neck dress, bust darts, pleated at waist, cap sleeved, side concealed zip, a side pocket and optional tie belt.


Suitable for intermediates. Sizes 8-18


Suitable for light/med weight cottons, linen and linen mixes.


Pattern comes with step by step diagrams and instructions, templates and size charts. Visit the Sewgirlblog for more tips about making the dress and adjustments, also how to make this skirt from using the pattern. Click the 'photo how to instructions' button below.


For info about sizing, fabric requirements and finished garment sizes click image on the right.

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A pattern for a sumptuous loose fitting kimono cardigan, wear in summer using drapey fabric or more structured fabric for cooler weather.

Hip length, large sleeves, two patch pockets and a front band.


Suitable for beginners.


Sizes 8-18 (but is generously sized so would fit up to size 20 comforatbly). Suitable for lightweight cotton fabric, viscose, linen/linen mixes, silk.


Pattern comes with step by step diagrams, instructions and templates.


There is also a useful link (below) to a photo step by step instructions blog posting to help you with your project.

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Full length Palazzo pants style

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