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Autumn capsule handmade wardrobe

Fall is just around the corner, so there’s no better time to start planning your autumn wardrobe than right now! If you’ve been dreaming of the perfect capsule wardrobe we’ve found the perfect combination of patterns for you. Scroll down for some really versatile layering pieces that are perfect for transitioning from summer into fall, and from fall into winter. Just mix and match your fabrics and stick to a colour palette to create a capsule wardrobe.

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Pattern: McCall’s M6964.

Stay warm with this close fitted top which is especially designed for knitted fabrics and will be perfect for layering! This pattern is ideal to create a capsule wardrobe with as it includes a short sleeve, three quarter sleeve and long sleeve version.

Pattern: Burda B6458.

These stunning blouse designs all have a round neck line and overcut shoulders and they still look so different! It’s the perfect pattern to showcase beautiful fabrics and prints. Choose between a sleeve with ruffles, a sleeve and hem with an elastic casing or go for the sleeves with ties to add a special touch.

Pattern: Simplicity 8750.

A nice and cosy turtle neck top is a must have for fall! Designed by Mimi G, this top features a slouchy loose turtle neck with slim sleeves and a shoulder ribbon tie. The pattern also includes an oversized tracksuit trouser with pockets and snaps along the side.

Pattern: Vogue V9025.

This dress is such a versatile piece. Make it sleeveless and wear it with a top/ turtleneck underneath or sew it with long sleeves for extra warmth. The dropped waistline is a beautiful detail and the skirt length is perfect for colder weather.

Pattern: Burda 6834.

A beautiful lined skirt is not to be missed in your fall wardrobe. Sew this panelled skirt pattern with or without added flounce. And as already pictured above, you can style it in lots of different ways which makes it even easier to wear!

Patterns: Burda B6223.

Culottes are still very much on trend and this design is a must sew! It has an elasticated waistband for extra comfort, it comes in two different lengths, and it includes the all important pockets. This pattern is a winner!

Pattern: New Look 6231.

This pattern includes two more must haves for your fall capsule wardrobe: a nice stylish pair of trousers and a cute little jacket. Make the jacket with a gathered peplum or pleated peplum and style it with these trousers or the above culottes and skirt!

Pattern: Simplicity S8954.

Add this cardigan-style top to your outfit for extra warmth! It’s designed stretch knits only which makes it really easy to sew and suitable for construction using an overlocker or serger. It fastens at the side front with ties or choose a button closure. The pattern includes different sleeve and length variations.

Pattern: Simplicity 8740.

This cardigan is the perfect layering piece for a windy day. It features a cocoon silhouette with longer hem in the back for added coverage. You can add a waist tie to create a more visible waist or choose for the optional hood and sleeve variations.

Pattern: Burda B6461.

And of course, you need a beautiful coat or jacket to keep you nice and warm! This pattern includes a jacket and a coat and both create a slender silhouette thanks to shaped panel seams. Use a nice wool to make it extra cosy and you’ll be able to wear it straight into winter.

** Don’t forget to share your latest makes with us on social media using the hashtags #simplicitybyme or #mccallsbyme. We can’t wait to see what you’ve been making! **