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Sew Over It is a UK company that was started in May 2011 with one main aim – to teach as many people as possible how to sew!

Sew Over It began as a response to the growing feeling that sewing was becoming a lost skill. They hope that they can pass on their passion for sewing through Sew Over It and encourage more people to pick up a needle and thread!

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Sew Over It - Eve Dress - Sizes 8-20
SKU: SU9581

Eve is a versatile wrap dress with endless potential. With two stunning variations creating completely different looks, there’s so much fun to be had with this pattern! Whether you go boho romantic for summer garden parties or sleek and elegant for everyday, the Eve Dress will keep you dressed up in style.

Floaty, feminine and romantic, variation 1 makes the ultimate summer wedding outfit. It dreamily harks back to the 70s with its dipped hem, on-trend statement sleeve and gently relaxed fit. This variation will have you dancing around the garden barefoot in no time.

Understated and sleek, variation 2 features a more contemporary silhouette, with narrow elbow-length sleeves and a level knee-length hem. Elegant and wearable year-round, it’s a great wardrobe staple; a sure-fire go-to for Friday evening post-work drinks.

Both dresses feature a pretty gathered yoke, wrap over front and a long tie closure.

Suggested Fabrics:  Lightweight woven fabric with drape, such as rayon, crepe or georgette, and lightweight cottons such as lawn or voile.

Difficulty: Experienced

Our price: $20.00
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Sew Over It - Joan Dress - Sizes 8-20
SKU: SU9584

Based on the wardrobe of Mad Men’s iconic Joan Holloway, the Joan Dress should be a staple in the wardrobe of any vintage lover.

A fitted bodice and skirt gives the dress a sassy, feminine feel that the real Joan herself would adore. The bodice is fitted with darts at the waist and back shoulder, and features a gently scooped neckline. Stylish ¾ length sleeves and a 60s inspired tie collar give the dress a super elegant feel. Designed to hit below the knee, the skirt is semi-fitted with darts and sports a kick pleat at the back hem. The whole dress is fully lined, giving you a gorgeously professional-feeling finish.

Suggested Fabrics:  Woven fabrics such as crepe, suiting, lightweight wool or other drapey fabric with some structure. To line your dress uses a lightweight rayon or acetate.

Difficulty: Intermediate.

Our price: $20.00
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Sew Over It - Pussy Bow Blouse - Sizes 8-20
SKU: SU9585

The Pussy Bow Blouse is a beautiful, classic design that will always be in style. With two different style options you can choose between a v-neck version or a keyhole opening. The blouse features full-length sleeves with a cuff, a slightly dropped shoulder and a loose-fitting dartless bodice.

Stylish and versatile, it’s perfect for the office but can be dressed up for a night out. We promise it’ll be the perfect accompaniment to your favourite pencil skirt.

Suggested Fabrics:  Lightweight fabrics with drape such as crepe de chine, sandwashed silk, lightweight crepes, and rayon.

Difficulty: Intermediate.

Our price: $20.00
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Sew Over It - Ultimate Pencil Skirt - Sizes 8-20
SKU: SU9579

A flattering high-waisted pencil skirt with a kick pleat at the back, she looks fab with our Pussy Bow Blouse or any shirt or jumper neatly tucked in. Designed to rise above your natural waist, the Ultimate Pencil Skirt elongates your legs and makes you look ten feet tall!*

The Ultimate Pencil Skirt is a great wardrobe staple you can squeeze the pattern onto any 1.3m length of 140cm wide fabric. It'll be your favourite go-to skirt pattern.

The pattern has four darts and a concealed zip at the centre back. The top of the skirt is finished with an interfaced waist facing, whilst the bottom of the skirt has a kick pleat to make walking just that little bit easier.

*might be a slight exaggeration!

Suggested Fabrics: Medium weight cotton, stretch cotton, wool, crepe, suiting fabrics.

Difficulty: Advanced Beginner.

Our price: $20.00
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Sew Over It - Ultimate Shift Dress - Sizes 8-20
SKU: SU9582

Want to start dressmaking but don’t know where to begin? The Ultimate Shift Dress would make an ideal first project!

The pattern is designed with beginners in mind, and will guide you through the basics of dressmaking. Learn how to create bust darts and attach all-in-one facings like a pro. With no tricky zips or buttonholes to master, simply pop the dress on over your head and fasten with a hook and eye.

But don’t forget, with loads of options for customisation, including adding sleeves, sleeve frills and turning the dress into a top, there is plenty of scope for a more advanced dressmaker to play around and have fun!

Suggested Fabrics:  Lightweight woven fabric such as cotton, cotton lawn, or for a softer look, rayon or crepe.

Difficulty: Beginner.

Our price: $20.00
(from 1 to 2.00)
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Sew Over It - Ultimate Trousers - Sizes 8-20
SKU: SU9583

Make yourself a pair of Ultimate Trousers with this perfect pattern! Slim fitting, ankle grazing and flattering for so many figures, the Ultimate Trousers will be your go-to trouser pattern. So simple to make you will be whipping these up in a couple of hours.

The Ultimate Trousers sewing pattern is the perfect choice for an advanced beginner who wants to delve into trouser making without any of the complicated or confusing techniques. With no tricky fly to contend with, the Ultimate Trousers fasten with an invisible side zip. The waistline is finished with a facing and the trousers are machine hemmed. Made up of only four pattern pieces it’s hard to go wrong.

Suggested Fabrics:  Woven cotton, corduroy, wool crepe, denim.

Difficulty: Advanced Beginner.

Our price: $20.00
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Sew Over It - Vintage Shirt Dress - Sizes 8-20
SKU: SU9580

With 1940s and 50s influences, the Vintage Shirt Dress is a classic that will take you from season to season in style. Effortlessly chic, its feminine cut is flattering for all body shapes and sizes. Just throw this dress on for an instantly put-together look and you’re all good to go!

The pattern has both a sleeved and sleeveless version as well as endless fabric options, meaning there is tonnes of scope to make this dress your own. Ever versatile, you can even go two-tone and make the bodice in one fabric and the skirt in another to give the impression of separates.

With modern body sizing and revised shaping, the Vintage Shirt Dress has been updated to give it a contemporary feel, while the sweet notched collar gives it a vintage edge. A fantastic techniques-filled pattern, practise creating pleats, sewing a collar, adding facings and stitching buttonholes while you create your dress.

Suggested Fabrics:  Light to medium weight woven fabrics such as cotton, cotton lawn, seersucker, rayon and crepe. A lightweight fusible interfacing will be required for the collar and facings.

Difficulty: Intermediate.

Our price: $20.00
(from 1 to 4.00)
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