Building the Pattern & Breaking the Pattern

Sizes: EUR 34-50 | US 2-18 | UK 6-22 | Size chart

Building the Pattern – sew your own capsule wardrobe & Breaking the Pattern – a modern way to sew, two books in one package!

This two-book deal offers a modern approach to dressmaking, celebrating clothes that truly fit your shape and showcasing the true beauty of clean-cut Scandinavian style! Build your sewing repertoire and gain the confidence to further design, alter and modify your makes!

Designed for the fashion-conscious, these two books equip you with the tools to create a coherent capsule wardrobe of 40 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, alter the designs to suit your shape and tips on adding your own personal twist. Improve your sewing expertise as you work through the book, and use the six essential building blocks to choose, customise and adapt the designs to create a variety of beautiful clothes to fit your figure.

Breaking the Pattern will help you gradually improve your expertise throughout the book, with new techniques introduced project by project – from tote to coat. Test your abilities by stitching up a classic white tee or jersey tunic before moving on to craft your perfect pair of jeans.

Signed by the authors!