Modest Sewing Patterns

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Fashion Patterns by Coni from XS to 6X

This company offers patterns in an extended size range from Extra Small up to 6X.

Saf-T-Pockets Patterns women's apparel patterns with pockets

Pockets abound on these patterns for women's daywear. This company designs pocketed styles with the goal of eliminating the need for a purse.

J. Stern Designs sewing patterns

The blouse pattern shown is our favorite from this pattern collection and the reason we are reviewing this label. The slim waist yoke design allows this top to drape well when worn over a skirt.

Rusty Zipper Vintage Patterns

From one of the largest online resellers of vintage clothing also comes a collection of over 3,000 women's vintage sewing patterns.

The Sewing Workshop Collection

This pattern collection is worth a look for many reasons, one of them being this unique split skirt pattern called a Tahoe Pant that looks like a skirt when standing but is bifurcated underneath the center pleats. Other loose-fitting tops, skirts and pants with simple, modern lines are also offered by this label.

Shapes patterns made from geometric shapes with unfitted silhouettes

Shapes patterns are unfitted, geometric shapes layered to create modular clothing designs.

So Vintage Patterns, a large supplier of patterns from western fashion 1900 to the present

This is a large supplier of original patterns from 1900 to 1990. Most of the patterns have never been used and are still factory folded. The sizing runs much smaller than sizing today, so take an accurate bust measurement and order these original vintage patterns based on measurements.

The Paisley Pincushion

Jumpers are the specialty of this home-based pattern company located in Oregon, USA.

Candle on the Hill Modest Sewing Patterns including maternity and nursing

This company sells regular women's as well as maternity and nursing patterns. Most of the styles touch back to trends of a few decades ago and include patterns for headcoverings. A short list of seamstresses for hire is available for locations in the eastern United States.

Elizabeth Lee modest maternity and nursing sewing patterns

Elizabeth Lee Designs offers a small collection of maternity and nursing sewing patterns for both day wear and nightgowns. To hire a dressmaker to make these patterns, reference the Sewing Contractors list.

Baker Lane Maternity and Nursing sewing patterns

Only three patterns are offered by this company, but the styles are classic and well designed for expectant and nursing mothers.

Angela Coffman maternity and nursing patterns

Several basic maternity and nursing top and dress patterns are offered by this designer, including a style that utilizes smocking. This brand was formerly known as Blessed Designs.

Gehman's Country Fabrics cape dresses, fabric and sewing notions

This company's pattern selection is limited to cape dresses and late 1980s-style dresses with Peter Pan collars, however, the fabric and sewing notions offered are resources for all types of sewing projects.

Practically Pretty by Design sewing services

Patterns and custom sewing services are offered for girls' dresses and women's regular, maternity and nursing dresses from several original designs plus the pattern labels Sense and Sensibility, Baker Lane, Serendipity Studio and children's pattern brands Olabelhe and The Handmade Dress.

Fresh Modesty: Creating Custom Swimwear

Tutorial downloads provide instructions for drafting a four-piece swimwear ensemble according to your measurements (including maternity) and sewing with Spandex fabrics. Author Olivia Howard provides detailed drawings and photos to show how the shirt, skirt, bra and shorts can easily be sewn to fit, even for beginning seamstresses. A similar tutorial is available for sewing long denim skirts.