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Have you been inspired by Sewing Bee to get back into your sewing or start dressmaking? Or just fancy a quick and easy make? Here are some of our favourite simple makes for spring...

Simple Sewing Projects for Spring

Simplicity 8172 - Easy-to-Sew Kimono

Kimono's are a great cover up for those cooler evenings, and quick to whip up no matter your skill level. This pretty pattern offers a split part design or a simple all-in-one shape plus two lengths to choose from for ultimate options.

Fabric Options

Teal Viscose 

Plain Linen Viscose - Navy

Plain Linen Viscose Navy

Tilly and the Buttons - Cleo Dungaree Dress

Tilly & The Buttons - Cleo Pattern

Cleo is super trendy right now, and a breeze for beginners with very few pattern pieces and simple construction. Great in corduroy, denim and other medium-weight fabrics. Pair with a me-made Agnes top for extra handmade points!

Fabric Options

Plain Stretch Needlecord - Mustard

Plain Stretch Needlecord - Mustard

Floral Printed Cotton Chintz Fabric - Teal Blue

Floral Printed Cotton Chintz

Indigo 7.5oz Cotton Denim

Indigo 7.5oz Cotton Denim

Lady McElroy Digital Print Needlecord - Newbury Hall in Ochre

Lady McElroy Digital Print Needlecord - Newbury Hall Ochre

Simplicity 1064 - Easy-to-Sew Tunic

For a more stylish look, have a go at this simple tunic with tie belt feature in two lengths. Great for layering up with leggings or slim trousers for cooler sunny days!

Fabric Options

Lisa Comfort Crepe - Wild Flower Blue

Lisa Comfort Crepe - Wild Flower Blue

Leopard Print Silky Satin Viscose Fabric

Leopard Print Silky Satin Viscose

Tilly and the Buttons - Bettine Dress

 Tilly & The Buttons - Bettine Pattern

The Bettine dress is perfect for sunny weather and a super easy make that comes together quickly. A great project for beginners to try their hand with lighter weight fabrics like viscose and rayon. 

Fabric Options

Dot and Dash Textured Viscose - Teal Fabric

Dot and Dash Textured Viscose

Lemons Printed Viscose Fabric

Lemons Printed Viscose

Plain Viscose - Coral Pink

Plain Viscose Coral Pink

Dashwood Dovestone Rayon - Grey

Dashwood Studios Rayon - Dovestone Grey

Simplicity 1113 - Easy-to-Sew Vest Top

Simplicity Pattern 1113 - Women's Easy-To-Sew Knit Tops

Sometimes all you want is a nice basic for your wardrobe, and you can't beat a staple vest top for sunny weather! We love this style with a slight swing shape to the bottom for easy wearing - with or without sleeves.

Fabric Options

Plain Viscose Jersey - Light Pink

Plain Viscose Jersey - Light Pink

Floral Stripe - Dusty Pink Jersey Fabric

Floral Stripe Dusty Pink Jersey

Simplicity 8389 - Easy-to-Sew Trousers

Simplicity Pattern 8389 - Women’s Trousers with Length and Width Variations and Tie Belt

Make some easy spring/summer trousers with this pull-on pattern, which also includes shorts for when the weather is warmer! We love that they can be made smart or casual in style just by the choice of fabric and tapered ends.

Fabric Options

Green Stripe Printed Linen Viscose Fabric

Green Stripe Linen Viscose

Polyester Crepe - Petrol Blue

Plain Polyester Crepe - Petrol Blue

Navy Multi Diamond Crepe de Chine Fabric

Navy Multi Diamond Crepe de Chine

Lisa Comfort Crepe - Wild Flower Black

Lisa Comfort Crepe - Wild Flower Black

April 16, 2019 by Amy Gilbert

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