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Garments

Whatever garment you're making, whether it's for a special event, a gift for a friend, or because you want to make over your wardrobe, one thing is for certain: it'll be a unique garment personalized and fitted to your style. Our garment sewing lookbook is full of inspiration, tutorials, and sewing tips, whatever your personal style may be. Flip through it here.

 

  • An inspirational guide to sewing cosplayBoldly enter the world of cosplay and gain the confidence to design the costume of your dreams! Award-winning cosplayer Amanda Haas helps you translate your ideas from fiction to reality as you research costumes, shop for fabrics, mash-up patterns, and present your cosplay at a competition. A gorgeous photo gallery will have you frantic to join the cosplay community, while the author’s seasoned advice will give you the courage to take the first step. Bonus project: Sew a bum bag to carry your keys and other essentials to a con. Learn the art of making and wearing designer-quality costumes that will transform your persona.

    Amanda Haas –– An inspirational guide to sewing cosplay Boldly enter the world of cosplay and gain the confidence to design the costume of your dreams! Award-winning cosplayer Amanda Haas helps you translate your ideas from fiction to...

    $24.95
  • Discover the secrets to sewing a stylish wardrobe with staying power! This guide walks you through thirty timeless garments to create, including a must-have button-up shirt, a flattering A-line dress, and a modern classic pencil skirt (pattern included). With a conversational narrative, the authors have created an engaging, informative guide to sewing by tracing the garments’ origins, offering styling and sewing tips, and sharing a modeled photo gallery and charming fashion illustrations by Beth Briggs.

    Sarah Gunn and Julie Starr –– An inspirational book for sewing a classic wardrobe Discover the secrets to sewing a stylish wardrobe with staying power! This spirited guide walks you through thirty timeless garments to make for...

    $29.95
  • Make twenty twinning outfits, accessories, and quilts for girls and their eighteen-inch dolls! Each project comes in two versions: doll size and child’s size (kid sizes 5–12). Get the best possible fit by self-drafting some of the garment patterns—a helpful skill to learn as your children grow. Kids love being able to match their dolls, and now you can customize over twenty darling dresses, bags, skirts, tops, headbands, and more.

    Erin Hentzel ––  A match made in heaven! Sewing patterns for little girls and their eighteen-inch dolls Dressing like your doll has never been so much fun! Make stylish coordinates, modern accessories, and cozy quilts for little...

    $24.95
  • Get your creative juices flowing with the 10 easiest and most popular hand embroidery stitches! Learn how easy it is to stitch on unconventional materials like canvas tennis shoes, a denim skirt, or leather bracelets. Each stitch has clear instructions so you can embroider 30 unique projects to wear, use, and display. Change up the patterns to fit your unique style, with super-fast designs for the impatient sewist and dazzling motifs for slow stitchers.

    Alicia Burstein –– Not Your Average Embroidery Book Get your creative juices flowing with the 10 easiest and most popular embroidery stitches! Alicia Burstein expands the boundaries of contemporary hand embroidery with super-fast ideas...

    $24.95
  • Learn to sew with plush fabrics and faux fur just as easily as any other substrate using Judy Gauthier expert tips! Keep velvety fabrics from stretching and shedding, plus discover how to appliqué, add binding, and insert a zipper as you sew useful, stylish accessories, quilts, home decor, and cool gifts for kids, all from minky cuddle fabrics. Twelve projects include fashionable animal hats, a clutch purse, a sleeping bag, and a vintage-inspired fox stole.

    Judy Gauthier –– Sew luxurious … Sew fun! Learn to sew with plush fabrics and faux fur just as easily as any other substrate using Judy Gauthier's expert tips! Keep velvety fabrics from stretching and shedding, plus discover how...

    $21.95
  • The Savvy Seamstress

    Get a few new tricks up your sleeve! Nicole Mallalieu ––Transform your favorite garment patterns, one small detail at a time. Add or remove pockets, adjust the neckline, or swap a zippered back to a button front! With step-by-step...

    $29.95
  • Sarah Gunn and Julie Starr ––The only tunic pattern you’ll ever need!Sew the perfect tunic to express your style—from simple and modest to daring and chic! Mix and match collars, neck plackets, and sleeves for an endless variety...

    $29.95
  • Jen Fox and Sarah Case ––Create one-of-a-kind projects using these surface designs and techniquesIt’s time for some hands-on surface design with your favorite surface—fabric! Transferring a pretty motif to your sewing project is...

    $26.95
  • Mary Abreu ––    Give your favorite girls the gift of endless wardrobe options!Best-selling author Mary Abreu is back with a book that will shut down the dreaded words, “I have nothing to wear!” from young girls...

    $17.99
  • #OOTD Sew & Style: Make Your Dream Wardrobe with Angela by Angela Lan

    Angela Lan ––A Teen’s Guide to Designing and Sewing FashionsFourteen-year-old fashion designer Angela Lan of lovespunk.com teaches 12–16 year olds to design their own wardrobes from 6 classic looks! This in-depth guide shares...

    $24.95
  • The Flirty Dozen Apron Pattern

    Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield ––    Baked from scratch—12 apron styles to mix and match!Get cute in the kitchen with 12 chic and simple aprons to sew! Choose from three stylish tops and a trio of flattering skirts, specially...

    $11.95
  • DIY Wardrobe Makeovers eBook: Alter, Refresh & Refashion Your Clothes * Step-by-Step Sewing Tutorials by Suzannah Hamlin Stanley

    Suzannah Hamlin Stanley ––Affordable, stylish, and trendy refashionsUnlock your closet’s potential with simple, stylish wardrobe refashions you can sew at home. DIY-style blogger Suzannah Hamlin Stanley provides her unique blend of...

    $18.99
  • The Upcycled T-Shirt eBook: 28 Easy-to-Make Projects That Save the Planet * Clothing, Accessories, Home Decor & Gifts

    Jenelle Montilone ––    Easy. Eco-friendly. Eclectic.Did you know the average American throws away more than 68 pounds of clothing each year? Join the revolution to reduce your carbon footprint—one T-shirt at a time!...

    $16.99
  • Compiled by Susanne Woods ––A hat for every season, a hat for any reasonThe latest installment in our popular Design Collective series features 25 hats from contemporary designers all over the world, each hand-selected for their freshly sewn...

    $15.95
  • Ms. Figgy's Garment School for Girls: Learn to Sew 15 Classic Pieces • Tweens and Teens—Sizes 10–16: Shelly Figueroa

    Shelly Figueroa ––    Personalize your wardrobe—learn to sew in styleLearn how to make super-cute clothes from scratch that all your friends will want! Need a new dress? A chic clutch to go with that dress? No sweat! Also...

    $19.95
  • Sew Adorkable: 15 DIY Projects to Keep You Out of Trouble • Quilts, Clothes & Gear for the Chic Geek by Samarra Khaja

    Samarra Khaja ––    Redonkulous crafts for the whole family!Handmade, unique, tongue-in-cheek. Stitch 15 conversation starters that are as fun to sew as they are to tie up with a bow. Designer Samarra Khaja covers the gamut...

    $26.95
  • Modern Prairie Sewing: 20 Handmade Projects for You & Your Friends

    Abigail A. Long –– It’s sew easy; it’s sew clever • Be inspired by the bright, modern designs of popular pattern maker and blogger Abigail Long of Marie-Madeline Studio • All 20 projects are easy enough for beginners ...

    $16.99
  • The Happy Bicycle: Make 15 Stylish Bike Accessories with Hemma Design

    Kathy McGee –– Stylish bike accessories for 5 cycling adventures plus rainy-day rides For cyclists who want to take their style into high gear, The Happy Bicycle is a collection of 15 bicycle accessories that are functional and...

    $16.99
  • Boutique Casual for Boys & Girls: 17 Timeless Projects - Full-Size Clothing Patterns - Sizes 12 months to 5 years

    Sue Kim –– Make, Mix, and Match: 20 stylish projects for your children’s wardrobe • Make the perfect mix-and-match wardrobe for your little one; featuring 17 projects specifically designed for toddlers and young kids • Every...

    $17.99
  • Little Fixes: 54 Clever Ways to Extend the Life of Kids' Clothes * Reuse, recycle, repurpose, restyle

    Disney Powless –– Do you believe in second chances? Here are 54 ways to give your kids’ clothes a longer life - for sizes toddler to teen • Don’t throw it out or hand it down yet! Featuring 54 step-by-step tutorials on how...

    $16.99
  • Sue Kim –– Welcome a new baby with these exquisite keepsakes There’s nothing more heartwarming than an exquisite handmade keepsake for a little one. In this charming collection, popular designer Sue Kim puts her signature style into 16...

    $17.99
  • Jona Giammalva –– A wardrobe of stylish skirts from one easy pattern • Find infinite creativity and inspiration in one simple pattern - 17 fashionable A-line skirts are just a stitch away! • Guaranteed to flatter any figure, the...

    $18.99
  • Melissa Wastney –– Stitch up something for all the little ones in your life • 25 simple projects to sew, embroider, and knit - make garments, bags, stuffies, quilts, and much more!• Perfect for girls and boys! Projects are...

    $17.99
  • Rachele Fisher & Virgie Fisher –– Canine Couture with Pooch Personality • Show off your favorite pup's personal style with these adorably adorned outfits • Use fanciful embellishments to transform 1 basic vest pattern into 16...

    $13.99