Pattern Favourites: Autumn Capsule Wardrobe
There’s no better time to start making your autumn/winter wardrobe than right now! If you’ve been dreaming of creating a capsule wardrobe for the next few months you’re in the right place. We have gathered some really versatile layering pieces that are great for this time of year and work perfectly together to create multiple outfits. Try to mix and match your fabrics and stick to a colour palette to create a cohesive capsule wardrobe.
Pattern: McCall’s 7983.
It’s all about layering in the colder months, so this pattern is a great one to have. A fitted body can be worn under your clothes and it won’t move out of place because of the snap crotch closure. Choose from a crew neck or turtle neck band which will look great under dresses and tops. The pattern also includes a close fitting skirt.
Pattern: Simplicity 9050.
A pair of loose fitting straight trousers is a must have all year round. But for autumn this pair would look great in a lightweight denim or a triple crepe. The pattern features an elasticated waist, big front pockets and back patch pockets.
Pattern: New Look 6650.
Easy to dress up or down, New Look 6650 is a comfy jersey dress that will look great with an oversized cardigan, tights and chunky boots, or a nice blazer and loafers.
Pattern: New Look 6683.
Stay warm and cosy in this loose-fitting tunic + top with a roll neckline, dropped shoulders and patch pockets. It’s easy to sew, which is great because you’ll want to make one for every day of the week!
Pattern: McCall’s 80409.
Make McCall’s 8040 with short sleeves and layer a long sleeved turtle neck underneath, or make it with longer sleeves in lightweight denim. Perfect to create a stylish and chic autumn look!
Pattern: New Look 6651.
You can never go wrong with a shirt dress! New Look 6651 features an elasticated waist, 2 dress and sleeve lengths, plus different collar options. Make it in a medium weight woven fabric, and layer it with tops and cardigans to keep you warm!
Pattern: Vogue 1835.
Get ready to lounge in style! The Vogue 1835 close-fitting tops can be worn on or off the shoulder and the close-fitting cropped trousers have an elasticated drawstring waist. Plus the cosy slippers are lined.
Pattern: Simplicity 9187.
Ready to sew your own coat? Keep it simple with Simplicity 9187. It’s a relaxed fit coat with shaped collar, sleeve cuffs and pocket detail; includes fur collar, cuffs and suede or leather belt options to really make it your own!
Pattern: Vogue 1877.
Last, but not least, a cozy jacket! Vogue 1877 is a unisex bomber jacket with dropped shoulders, back yoke, welt pockets, front separating zip closure, rib knit trim and collar variations. And most importantly, it’ll keep keep you toasty!
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