Sewing school

Free downloadable patterns from peppermint magazine

DOG SOFT TOYS

ISSUE 21

These little hand-stitched pooches are a whole lot quieter – and less messy – than the real thing, yet still super cuddly and adorable! Use soft...

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WRAP DRESS

ISSUE 20

This lightweight wrap-around frock will have you floating out the door on a summer breeze. Go for a bold, bright print or something subdued; buttons and...

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JERSEY TOP

ISSUE 19

Nothing trumps comfort when it comes to day-to-day wear. This super comfy box-cut tee with three quarter sleeves is perfect for all seasons. Choose a pair...

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BUTTON-UP JACKET

ISSUE 18

There’s nothing like a tassel to put a bit of extra swing in your step! This comfy winter jacket with dramatic back detailing and a cute tassel...

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FIFTIES-STYLE PROM DRESS

ISSUE 17

Whether you’re dressing to the nines or opting for a comfy frock, this 1950s-style prom dress courtesy of The Vintage Pattern Selector has you covered with its...

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HIGH-WAISTED SHORTS

ISSUE 16

Winter pallor, be gone! These not-too-short shorts are the perfect length for embracing the sun this summer. High-waisted and with sweet detailing, try making a pair...

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TOTE BAG

ISSUE 15

Perfect for carrying market finds, fresh cut flowers, or whatever else you’re toting around, this DIY shoulder bag can be created from vintage or recycled fabrics...

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WINTER WOOL CAPE

ISSUE 14

Nothing says winter like a bit of warmth draped around your shoulders. While you might like to get snug with a blanket behind closed doors, why...

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SHIFT DRESS

ISSUE 13

Strut into the new season with this pretty, retro-inspired shift dress. Pick out some of your favourite vintage or recycled fabric, make a date with your...

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CROCHET BEARS

ISSUE 12

As a very special treat for kids and kids at heart, we are tickled pink to offer you this special Sewing School project, created exclusively for...

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FLOATY TOP/DRESS

ISSUE 11

This pretty, floaty tunic top adds a bit of style to any occasion, and can even be turned into a dress if that takes your fancy. Download...

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STRAPLESS PLAYSUIT

ISSUE 10

Hunt down your sewing machine and some snuggly winter fabric to make this perfect strapless playsuit. Or choose a lighter fabric and whip yourself up a...

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