Autumn brings out the most beautiful colours in nature! All the red, green and yellow leaves falling off the trees might also inspire you to do some sewing.
If you’re still looking for the right sewing pattern, make sure to keep reading as we cover the 20 best autumn sewing patterns in this post.
1. The Isla Trench Coat From Named
The coat of dreams if you love details! This pattern from Named has it all – a belt, a cape, pockets, a belted collar and much more. Trench coats are such a timeless wardrobe piece that you’ll be excited to wear it again every year to come.
2. The Pippi Pinafore From Jennifer Lauren Handmade
If pinafores are your thing, then make sure to check out the Pippi pattern – the cutest one out there if you ask us! It features a side button placket, straps crossing over the back and big pockets, so everything you could wish for in a pinafore.
3. The Joan Trousers From Friday Pattern Company
The best thing about these trousers? They are “treggings”, so trousers leggings which means that they are not only an eye-catcher but also super comfy. Plus super easy to make, so the dream pattern.
4. Synthetic fur Jacket 112 From Burda Style
Imagine sitting at a campfire in your handmade, most cosey faux fur jacket enjoying the fresh autumn air – heaven. This pattern of dreams from Burda features a hoodie, pockets and a zip closure at the front.
5. The Nora Top From Tilly and the Buttons
A sweater with that something extra! There are so many little elements which make this pattern truly unique such as the high neck, the drop shoulders and the wide sleeves. A pattern to use again and again for all kind of different fabrics.
6. The Cardamome Dress From Deer and Doe
How about a classic shirtdress pattern for your autumn wardrobe? Make sure to check out this pattern which features a bib and choose between the 3/4 sleeves or sleeveless option. Maybe combine it with a big wool jumper when it’s colder.
7. The Thelma From Merchant & Mills
This super modern workwear boilersuit will definitely become a new masterpiece in your wardrobe. It has a loose fit and is versatile depending on the fabric you use for the project and the way you style your outfit.
8. M8029 From McCall’s
Not only a super stylish autumn cape to make, but also a comfortable and cosy one to wear. It’s great for advanced beginner dressmakers who want to create something beautiful for their fall wardrobe.
A simple but beautiful skirt. Choose between the button front closure or a zip at the back and three different lengths (midi, knee-length or mini). Combine it with boots and tights and you’re ready to go.
10. Elley Designer Knit Dress From Style Arc
A true eye-catcher is this knit dress featuring a fitted bodice with bust darts and an asymmetrical hemline. It’s one of those dresses that you can simply slip on and you’re dressed for every occassion.
11. The Fraser Sweatshirt From Sewaholic
This is such a versatile pattern – choose between different sleeve lengths and contrast options. The semi-fitted pullover is also a great project for sewing beginners to get into dressmaking.
12. The Inès High Waisted Trousers From tintofmintPATTERNS
If you’re looking for a modern trouser pattern of dreams, this might be the one: high waisted, zip front, straight cut – what more could one ask for. There’s also a YouTube video on how to make the trousers if you need support!
13. The Amelia Bomber Jacket From Lisa Comfort
Everyone needs at least one Bomber jackets in their wardrobe! This model features a zip front, elastic cuffs and waistband and is fully lined. Choose a bold print to make your version truly unique!
This pattern has a skirt or a trouser option for the bottom part, shoulder straps with a criss-cross at the back, waist gathers and of course a bib with optional front pocket. It looks great with a striped sweater underneath it as shown in the pic!
15. The Montana Shirt From Itch To Stitch
This shirt has a relaxed fit and with that is perfect for layering underneath. Next to a classic-front, there’s the option to add a little something special with the tie-front shown on the picture. Such a lovely detail!
16. The Mathilde Wrap From Untitled Thoughts
If dealing with zips and buttonholes isn’t your thing, then this is the dream dress for you! There’s no complicated closure and the dress wraps comfortably around the body with a tie at the back. There are various options to choose from to make it your own.
17. The Rumana Coat From By Hand London
You’ll be excited every time the colder temperatures come back as it means it’s time to wear your handmade Rumana coat again. It’s a timeless coat with elegant princess seams, a classic collar and two-piece sleeves.
18. The Dawn Jeans From Megan Nielsen
Maybe the sewist communities favourite trouser pattern, these jeans wins thanks to the incredible fit. The pattern has a high-waist and options for tapered, straight or wide-leg jean. Want to make shorts? Don’t worry, this pattern got you covered.
19. The Komi Jacket From Wardrobe By Me
Depending on the fabric you choose for this pattern, the look of this jacket can be very different. The dropped shoulders, the deep pockets and the belt make it an incredibly comfortable and easy-to-wear pattern.
20. S9185 Knit Top, Pants & Cape From Simplicity
Are you looking for a pattern that includes your entire autumn outfit? Then this is the one for you as it includes a long sleeve knit top, pull-on pants and a turtleneck all in one pattern.
We hope you’re inspired to get started with your handmade autumn wardrobe. Any other patterns you’d recommend for this time of the year? Make sure to leave us a comment below!
Also, make sure to check out this post here with 29 independent sewing pattern stores you need to know in 2020.