How to Make a Pattern From Your Favorite Clothes

 We’ve all had one — that comfortable dress we want to wear every day and wish we had in every color. Well, wish no more. Learn how to create a pattern from that favorite dress, so you can make a version of it to wear winter, spring, summer and fall.


To find out how to make your own pattern from your favorite clothes, click here:


Thanks to everyone who took the time to pin, share and comment on last week’s eHow article, 19 Clever Ways To Refashion Your Clothes.

The winner of The Refashion Handbook is……

Shannon Chiappelone!

Send your address to me at and I’ll send it out to you ASAP.

Happy sewing, everyone!


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About The Renegade Seamstress

I'm a busy wife, mom, grandma, and teacher who loves to create. I've joined the refashion scene and I 'd like to share and connect with all those talented and creative people out there doing similar things.
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20 Responses to How to Make a Pattern From Your Favorite Clothes

  1. MaryJo Boyle says:

    I tried and tried, but the link doesn’t work. Can’t wait to see your technique. Love your biog!! MaryJo

  2. Your link to how to does not work.



  3. Lana's Lark says:

    Links do not work. Really looking forward to reading the instructions for making patterns from my favorite clothes.

  4. Lana's Lark says:

    I went back and tried clicking on the pictures. That worked. Yay!

  5. vicki says:

    I love your site however I was very disappointed this morning when I could not open the “here” in your email on “How to Make a Pattern from Your Favorite Clothes”
    I hope it is just a glitch so I will be able to open it later… I am learning so much from your site it is great Thank you

  6. Mary says:

    The link doesn’t work to “To find out how to make your own pattern from your favorite clothes, click here:” I’m very interested in knowing how to do this. Thank you for all your good tips.

  7. vicki says:

    Just read all the other comments about the same problem
    I tried clicking on the picture and yeah it worked

  8. alaskannancy says:

    Wow! Such great refashions! Thanks!

  9. says:

    I am unable to go to “how to make your own pattern” from your last email.

    Sent from my iPad


  10. Reblogged this on Rosieposygirl and commented:
    Another great tutorial from one of my favourite ladies:

  11. Can’t wait to get more info from you. I’ve be sewing simple things for years but I am hoping to start doing more challenging things with your help

  12. Belinda says:

    You are my favorite. During this time I always follow your blog. And learn a lot from your site. Thank you for sharing. Maybe you are interested to see other clothing collections. I share for your references. Looking forward to get more info from you.

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