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Autumn Sewing Inspiration

This year’s fall fashion features lush fabrics, vintage influences, and polished looks. There are lots of great patterns out there to make this season’s styles part of your wardrobe. In “Sew for Autumn,” Threads #193 Oct./Nov. 2017, author Stephani L. Miller included many suggestions for achieving the trending looks, and we’re sharing additional pattern options below. 

Comfy Knit Wear


McCall’s 7474 Knit cowl-neck tunic with high-low hem

 Yuki Dress Yuki Dress Pattern

Tessuti Yuki Dress tunic dress

Simplicity 1014 

 Simplicity 1014 Tunic with cowl or hood


 HP 1215

Hot Patterns HP1215 Metropolitan Jermyn Street Shirtdress

 Kalle shirt and dress

Closet Case Patterns Kalle Shirt and Dress


Marfy 4003 Sporty shirtdress

Midi Skirts

 Burda midi skirt

BurdaStyle Midi Skirt 05/2017 #120 Gathered waist skirt

 B4136Skirt pattern

Butterick 4136 Gored skirt


Vogue 9090 Pleated skirt

Glamorous Dresses 


Butterick 6380 Sweetheart neckline dress


EvaDress Patterns E50-8437 1951 Evening gown, slip, and stole


 Vogue 1475 Ruched floor-length dress

The Bias-Cut Plaid Maxi 



McCall’s 7154 Fitted long dress with neck and skirt bands

decades of style 3014

 Decades of Style 3014 Leading lady gown


Butterick 5182 Misses empire waist dress with train

Luxe Suits

 Bronnie Jacket

Antionette Pant

Style Arc Bronnie Tuxedo Jacket & Antoinette Pant

 Tuxedo blazer Straight trouser

BurdaStyle 12/2016 #125 Tuxedo blazer and 12/2016 #126 Straight trouser

 Simplicty 2446pattern

Simplicity 8056 pattern

Simplicity 2446 Amazing Fit jacket and Simplicity 8056 Amazing Fit flared pant

 Suit Separates


BurdaStyle Vintage Sissy trouser suit V10-70 


Vogue 1388 Jacket with collar detail and slim pants


BurdaStyle 6898 Long or short jacket and cigarette trousers

When you head to the fabric store, keep in mind the Pantone Color Institute’s seasonal palettes based on New York and London. 

If you want to shop for fabrics from the comfort of your home, here are some reputable online resources that offer on-trend fabrics:




What are your plans for fall sewing? Please share in the Comments section below.


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  1. User avater
    Elece | | #1

    Very elegant solutions, at the same time with style

  2. Grede | | #2

    bardzo podobają mi się te kreacje, są cudne

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