ClothingPatterns101 PatternMaking Store

Welcome to the  PatternMaking Store.

We offer tutorials and e-books on the subject of pattern design and making your own sewing patterns. The tutorials are designed for the home seamstress who wants to take her wardrobe to the next level.

Can't find fashions or patterns that reflect your taste? Or, nothing ever fits quite right?  Designing your own patterns can help with both of those problems! 

We'll be adding tutorials as they become available.  Check back often


In-Depth Tutorials

A Beginner's Guide to Drafting a Dress Block

Draft your basic dress block using your own measurements. Your block will reflect your size and shape, giving you a better foundation for designing your patterns.

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$25 USD for download

$30 USD for DVD


A Beginner's Guide to Drafting a Pant Block

Draft your pant block using your own measurements.  Make pants that really fit your size and shape!


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$20.00 USD for download

    $25.00 USD for DVD


A Beginner's Guide to Designing with Darts

Transform your boring, basic block, just by re-designing your darts. Add pleats, tucks, gathers or shaped seams to add style to your clothes - without sacrificing fit!

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$25 USD for download

    $30 USD for DVD


E-Books

Introduction to Pattern Design Using the Basic Block

This entire site, in e-book form!

175 pages, well organized to make it easier to follow our step-by-step instructions.

2  more e-books are included in the bundle.

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$4.99 USD for download

$9.99 USD for DVD

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VAT will be charged on digital download purchases within the European Union.

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