Building the pattern: sew your own capsule wardrobe
By Saara, Laura Huhta and Hardie Grant QUADRILLE
Building the Pattern 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 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 and alter the designs to suit your shape, as well as tips on adding your own personal twist. Improve your sewing expertise as you work through the book - from trousers, linen dress and wrap skirt to bomber jacket and bum bag - and use the six essential building blocks to choose, customize and adapt the designs to create a variety of beautiful clothes to fit your figure.
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 design, alter and modify your makes.
Building the Pattern includes six full-size pattern sheets ranging from UK size 6-22 / US size 2-18 /EUR size 34-50.