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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Pattern: Simplicity 9014.

Stay warm and cosy in this loose-fitting tunic + top with a cowl neckline, dropped shoulders and loose (long or short) sleeves. It’s easy to sew, which is great because you’ll want to make one for every day of the week!

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Pattern: McCall’s 8039.

Make McCall’s 8039 with short sleeves and layer a long sleeved turtle neck underneath, or make it with long sleeves and a lapel collar to create a jacket/ blazer. Perfect to create a stylish and chic autumn look!

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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!

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Pattern: Vogue 1718.

You can create a mini capsule wardrobe with Vogue 1718! It includes a loose-fitting jacket with raglan sleeves, a hood, and side front pockets. Plus, a semi-fitted and lined tunic. Plus, semi-fitted trousers with an elasticated waist.

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Pattern: Simplicity 9059.

A great layering piece for inside and out, Simplicity 9059 comes in three lengths and features front and back darts to create the shape. It’s an unlined jacket with dropped sleeves in two great style options, choose for an asymmetric or centre front closure.

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Pattern: Vogue 1711.

Last, but not least, a cozy coat! Vogue 1711 is an oversized, lined coat with raglan sleeves and welt pockets. The collar looks great in a contrasting fabric, and most importantly, it’ll keep keep you toasty!