Want to treat a special someone in your life to a handmade garment? With Christmas just around the corner you might be looking for some inspiration and we are here to help get your creative juices flowing. We have rounded up a selection of every day men’s and gender neutral style patterns from indie sewing pattern companies.
Here are our top picks for this season:
1. WARDROBE BY ME – MEN’S ZIP-UP SWEATER (up to a 47” chest)
This sporty pullover just screams comfort and is the ideal candidate for some colour blocking fun. It features a zipper from the neck to the chest, dropped shoulders and side pockets and optional stand-up collar or a cosy banded hood.
Designed for knits such as medium-weight fleece, French Terry, or a fluffy Teddy Fleece.
2. ELBE TEXTILES – SMITH HOODIE (up to a 58" chest)
Australian based Elbe Textiles have a timeless and effortlessly cool style about them and they are very close to launching their very first gender neutral sweater pattern – the Smith Hoodie.
Designed for knits such as sweatshirt material, french terry, knit fabric with at least 20% stretch.
This will work with any of our French Terry and Soft Sweat Fabrics.
3. FIBRE MOOD - OWEN TROUSERS
The Owen for men is your new favourite upgrade to comfortable and timeless tracksuit bottoms that can be worn casually. These trousers feature side pockets and an elastic waistband with drawstring.
Designed for knit fabrics such as sweatshirting fabric, French Terry, Ponte Roma, interlock, etc..
4. TWIG + TALE – TRAILBLAZER VEST (up to a 60” chest)
Available in men’s straight and women’s curved fit, this stylish bodywarmer is made for crisp mornings and ambitious endeavours. Zip up, slip hands in deep pockets and be ready for whatever outdoor adventures may come along. Featuring curved seams and a back yoke for a great fit and professional-looking finish, a full zip front, and cosy in-seam pockets.
Designed for wool tweeds and coatings, corduroy and quilted fabrics.
5. FRIDAY PATTERN COMPANY – THE ILFORD JACKET (up to a 60” chest and 63” hips)
This pattern is for everyone and looks great on all gender expressions! The Ilford Jacket is a versatile style with plenty modular options to make it your own. It features drop shoulders and comes with two sleeve options: a placketed sleeve with cuff, and an easy to sew boxy sleeve for a more relaxed vibe. It also includes two lengths as well as a bunch of pocket templates that you can mix and match. The possibilities are endless! Wear it as a jacket or a shirt depending on the fabric you use.
Designed for woven fabrics such as twill and flannel.
6. THREAD THEORY - EASTWOOD PAJAMAS
Classic pyjama pants with mix and match details to suit any wearer. These straight leg pants are comfortable but not baggy. They feature an enclosed elastic waistband with the option of a drawstring to further perfect the fit.
Designed for woven fabrics such as flannels, quilting cottons, linens, shirting or any other breathable natural materials.
Our Recycled Tartan Flannels
7. ELBE TEXTILES - SAGE TEE (up to a 58" chest)
The Sage Tee is a basic, relaxed fit menswear t-shirt with a crew neck. It features is a short sleeve or a long sleeve option and a chest pocket.
Designed for knit/stretch fabrics.
Our Recycled Cotton Jersey
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