Five patterns to keep you warm in style

Sew Over It - Stylish patterns to keep you warm

When the temperatures are low it's hard to motivate yourself to dress up in anything nice, but here are five of our favourite patterns that, made in the right fabric, are sure to keep you warm without sacrificing style.

Joan Dress
Sew Over It - Joan Dress

Inspired by the iconic character of Joan Holloway in Mad Men, the Joan Dress is one for vintage lovers. Make her in a suiting or a lightweight wool for a stunning outfit that will also keep you warm. The full dress is lined so it's perfect for wearing with tights.

Intermediate. Sizes UK 8-20.

Salma Dress

Sew Over It - Salma Dress

Made in a Ponte di Roma or a sweatshirt fabric, the Salma Dress will keep you cosy whilst feeling cute. The pattern includes a choice of length, sleeve styles and necklines. We highly recommend the turtle neck version for ultimate warmth! Confident Beginner. Sizes UK 6-30.
Confident Beginner. Sizes UK 6-30.

Zoe Dress
Sew Over It - Zoe Dress

Practical yet chic and stylish, the Zoe Dress is a semi-fitted shift with interesting design lines. She features princess seams at the front and back, and a french dart to fit the dress at the bust. Make your Zoe in a needlecord or a a wool suiting for a winter wardrobe staple.
Intermediate. Sizes UK 8-20.

Georgie Dress
Sew Over It - Georgie Dress

One of our most popular patterns, the Georgie Dress features a gorgeous fit and flare silhouette with all the comfort of knit fabrics. Make Georgie in a Ponte di Roma and pair it with tights and boots for a dress you won't want to take off all winter!
Confident Beginner. Sizes UK 6-30.

Peggy Trousers
Sew Over It - Peggy Trousers

The stylish Peggy Trousers feature a zip fly at the front, elastic around the side and back waist for comfort, easy fitting, and to create the high-waist paper bag effect.
Made in a suiting, mediumweight wool or chunky corduroy, they're perfect to see you through a cold spell. Plus the wide leg leaves plenty of room to wear tights or thermals underneath!
Intermediate. Sizes UK 6-30.

For even more warmth, how about sewing your own thermals? Have a look at the set Alma made herself using our Ultimate T-Shirt and Huby Leggins patterns over on Instagram!

Have we inspired you to sew some stylish winter clothes? Share your makes on Instagram and don't forget to tag @sewoveritlondon in your pictures and use #sewoverit in the caption so we spot your projects!
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