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The Edit: Trans-Seasonal Sewing

Happy Sunday Foldliners! Is anyone else feeling a seasonal shift in the air? I must admit, I am well and truly ready to sink my teeth into sewing autumnal garments. We’ve been having a think about what to sew right now for this in-between-the-seasons weather. If you want to indulge in a spot trans-seasonal sewing, our pattern short list might inspire your next make.

We are offering a whopping 15% off all the patterns featured on the 4-5th September with the code: SUMMERSOUT (expires at midnight on the 5th). From the 6-10th September, you can get 10% off all the patterns with the code: AUTUMNISHERE (expires at midnight on the 10th). We hope this might help kick start your autumn sewing. Check out our video where Kate talks through all of our pattern picks in more detail and you can find links below!


Woman wearing the Cuff Dress sewing pattern from The Assembly Line on The Fold Line. A dress pattern made in cotton, silk, lawn, linen, crepe de chine or wool crepe fabrics, featuring a mid-length finish, relaxed fit, round neck with keyhole opening in the back, side pockets, elastic waist and cap sleeves with elasticated cuffs.

Women wearing the Belemnite Dress sewing pattern from Marilla Walker on The Fold Line. A dress pattern made in linen, cotton shirting or cotton double gauze fabrics, featuring a relaxed fit, fit and flare silhouette, long gathered sleeves, lantern shaped skirt, self-fabric ties at the waist, back zip closure and a V-neckline.

There’s nothing better than an autumn-friendly dress that can easily be styled with tights and light layers if the day is a little cooler, and worn with bare legs and no jacket when the sun decides to shine! Here are four of our faves:

  1. Merchant and Mills Etta Dress
  2. The Assembly Line Cuff Dress
  3. Sew Liberated Hinterland Dress
  4. Marilla Walker Belemnite Dress

BROWSE DRESS SEWING PATTERNS


Woman wearing the Patina Blouse sewing pattern from Friday Pattern Company on The Fold Line. A blouse pattern made in light to mid weight woven fabrics, featuring a collared deep V-neck, button front closure and full length sleeves with cuffs.

Women wearing the Myka Top sewing pattern from Tessuti Fabrics on The Fold Line. A t-shirt pattern made in cotton/elastane French terry or firm knit jersey fabrics featuring an oversized boxy fit, high round neckline, self-fabric neck band, loose elbow-length raglan sleeves, shoulder darts, wide sleeve bands and deep hem.

Women wearing the Block Tee sewing pattern from Paper Theory Patterns on The Fold Line. A T-shirt pattern made in linen, cotton, crepe de chine or silk fabrics, featuring a boxy silhouette, oversized fit, elbow length sleeves and round neck.

You can never have too many trusty tops. If you fancy slotting a new garment into your collection, we think this selection is perfect for making right now. Whether you love a cool collar, crisp linen top, oversized vibes or pretty puff sleeves, you can’t go wrong with one of these patterns.

  1. Anna Allen Anthea Blouse and Dress
  2. Friday Pattern Company Patina Blouse
  3. Tessuti Fabrics Myka Top
  4. Paper Theory Block Tee

Women wearing the Marlo Sweater sewing pattern by True Bias. A cardigan pattern made in stretch or non-stretch fabrics, featuring an oversized fit, dropped shoulder, long sleeves, deep V-neck and large button front closure.

We couldn’t talk about trans-seasonal sewing without mentioning the sewing community favourite – the True Bias Marlo Sweater. This pattern is almost impossible to make just once (I speak from experience!) and is a fairly quick sew, so it’s a satisfying addition to your pattern collection.

BROWSE TOP SEWING PATTERNS


Woman wearing the Worker Trousers sewing pattern from The Modern Sewing Co on The Fold Line. A trouser pattern made in heavy to mid-weight twills, drills, denims or canvas fabrics, featuring a slight balloon leg tapering in at the ankle, fitted at the hips, concealed button or zip fly, front pockets with facings, patch pockets and waistband with belt loops.

Photo showing the Harlene Hardware Kit for the Harlene Dungarees from Merchant & Mills on The Fold Line. A hardware kit containing metal sliders and clips plus hammer-in jeans buttons which are plastic inside with a metal outer.

Whether you are after a quick sewing project or something that will see slow and steady progress, adding some new bottoms to your handmade wardrobe can be very useful. We also swear by dungarees during this in-between weather and beyond. They will love almost every layer you pair them with!

  1. Sew House Seven Free Range Slacks
  2. The Modern Sewing Co. Worker Trousers
  3. Merchant and Mills Harlene Dungarees
  4. Merchant and Mills Harlene Hardware

BROWSE TROUSER SEWING PATTERNS


Woman wearing the Heather Blazer sewing pattern by Friday Pattern Company. A blazer pattern made in linen, suiting, twill, denim or canvas fabric featuring a slightly oversized fit, single button closure, front patch pockets and lapel collar.

Women wearing the Women's Everyday Waistcoat sewing pattern from The New Craft House on The Fold Line. A waistcoat pattern made in cotton, linen or double gauze fabrics, featuring self-fabric ties, two front patch pockets and a V-neck.

Woman wearing The September Coat sewing pattern from Merchant and Mills on The Fold Line. A duster coat pattern made in dry oilskin, oilskin, mid - heavyweight linens, denim, wool, corduroy, cotton twills or canvas fabric, featuring a relaxed fit, button front closure, breast pocket, midi length, waist pockets and back centre vent.

There is just nothing quite like indulging in sewing a jacket. It’s a garment you will happily invest a little more time in as it is something that should last you years. Whether you pick a quilted jacket, casual-cool blazers, wear-with-everything waistcoat, or throw-it-on overcoat, you will be super proud that you made it yourself!

  1. Grainline Studio Tamarack Jacket
  2. Friday Pattern Company Heather Blazer
  3. New Craft House Everyday Waistcoat
  4. Merchant and Mills September Coat
  5. Hovea Jacket & Coat

BROWSE JACKET SEWING PATTERNS

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1 thought on “The Edit: Trans-Seasonal Sewing

  1. Oh man, I just bought the hinterland and different dungaree pattern and didn’t see this first! Great collection though, thanks!

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