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Free downloadable patterns from peppermint magazine

WOOL PENCIL SKIRT

ISSUE 26

With its sleek silhouette and classic zigzag print, this gorgeous pencil skirt is a sophisticated nod to the sixties. Add some vintage va-va-voom by pairing it...

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BOXY TOP

ISSUE 25

For days when you’re craving comfort as well as style, this boxy shirt – classically feminine yet perfect for easy, everyday wear – is just the...

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SUMMER SUNDRESS

ISSUE 24

Lazy picnics in the park, long walks on the beach or balmy evenings out with friends: there’s nowhere this breezily stylish summer frock won’t take you!...

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KIMONO ROBE

ISSUE 23

If you’re feeling a bit dotty about the change of season, you’ll love this gorgeous kimono-style robe – perfect for sunny spring mornings spent relaxing around...

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BOXER SHORTS

ISSUE 22

Hey there, short stuff! When it comes to relaxing around the house this winter, you’ll look blooming lovely in these simple unisex boxer shorts. Choose polka...

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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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