Building the Pattern sewing book
Building the Pattern – sew your own capsule wardrobe offers a modern approach to dressmaking, celebrating clothes that truly fit your shape.
Designed for the fashion-conscious, this book equips you with the tools to create a coherent capsule wardrobe – complete with an enticing collection of 20 timeless garments from 7 essential building blocks that are easy to make, wear and combine.
Taking you beyond the patterns, Building the Pattern offers expert advice on how to achieve the perfect fit, alter the designs to suit your shape and tips on adding your own personal twist. Improve your sewing expertise as you work through the book – with new techniques introduced project-by-project – and use the six essential building blocks to choose, customise and adapt the designs to create a variety of beautiful clothes to fit your figure.
From best-selling authors and Finnish sewing duo behind the indie pattern label Named, Laura and Saara Huhta will build your sewing repertoire and give you the confidence to further design, alter and modify your makes.
Includes full-size patterns for the following projects: Sorja top, dress, wrap dress and wrap skirt; Eloisa tunic, sweater, circle skirt dress and mermaid skirt dress; Luova blouse, dress and tunic; Heleä pencil dress, peplum top and mermaid dress; Varma trousers, shorts and jumpsuit; Kuulas bomber jacket and blazer; Jalo bag.
Patterns are in sizes EUR 34 - 50 (waist sizes 64cm - 100cm).