Tops, Vests & Jacket Patterns

Create a whole new wardrobe for you and the rest of the family with our huge collection of patterns for tops, vests and jackets. Whether you are looking for a cosy winter outer layer, a tee for those summer days, or vests for the Mr, make them yourself and create stylish clothes without breaking the bank. With patterns from some of the biggest brands in the sewing world, and our fabulously low prices across the range, shop patterns for tops, vests and jackets online or at your local Spotlight store.

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Make Your Own Tops, Vests &, Jackets With These Patterns From Spotlight!

Sewing is not only a fun hobby, it can also provide you with an entirely new wardrobe that fits you perfectly! At Spotlight, customers can find a large range of patterns for all sorts of garments, this includes tops, vests & jackets.

Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to be an expert at sewing to benefit from the sewing patterns in our catalogue. Beginners can take advantage of our sewing patterns too. If you are just starting out with sewing, be sure to read the essentials below to get started.

How Do I Choose The Right Sewing Machine?

Getting your first sewing machine is often a matter of budget. That being said, even if you do not have a massive budget at your disposal for your new sewing machine, Spotlight provides plenty affordable options that allow you to start making your clothing.

There are a bunch of sewing machines out there that have all the bells and whistles. However, these advanced machines are not necessarily the best for beginners, since there are many principles and techniques you have to learn before you can benefit from the advanced features. So, for most beginners, a basic sewing machine with the essential features is more than enough to get started.

What Other Essential Supplies Do I Require Before I Make My Own Garments?

Aside from a decent sewing machine, there are some additional supplies you will require if you intend on making your own garments. Essentials such as fabric, thread, scissors, and bobbins will be your basics.

Beginners must also know that there are various subtypes of the essential supplies mentioned in the previous paragraphs. Scissors are prime examples. Not only will you require some paper scissors to cut your patterns, you also need fabric scissors to cut your fabric properly. So, this must be taken into consideration before you get your supplies from Spotlight.

What Are The Best Sewing Patterns For A Beginner?

When you look at the range of patterns available at Spotlight, you will notice that some are more intricate than others. For your first sewing project, it is always recommended to choose one of the easier sewing patterns, this includes patterns that do not contain frills and embellishments.

While you could start on clothing, if you have never sewn before, it could be a good idea to look at our patterns for home decorations. Home decoration projects are often the most straightforward for beginners. It can provide them a basis to take their first steps in the world of sewing, giving them time to get familiar with techniques as well as terminology. The best part? You get some functional items in return.

Once you have become quite proficient at sewing home dé,cor items, it could be time to take the next step towards clothing. You could also check out alternatives such as quilting, as this type of craft also demands some degree of skill.

Do I Need Extras Before I Start On A Sewing Project?

As a beginner, it is common to make mistakes. It is important not to get frustrated and to roll with the punches, as sewing is a skill you develop with practice. Of course, since mistakes are common, you must consider this when you obtain you first set of supplies.

Crafters who are working on a sewing project should always obtain some extra fabric if they are beginners. It is easy to make a mistake on your first project, and the extra fabric could prove useful if you make such a mistake. Not only does it allow you to continue your project, it also ensures you can keep practicing without much frustration.

At Spotlight, beginners can benefit from an affordable range of fabrics. Our affordable fabrics are perfect for beginners, especially those who do not want to spend a lot on fabric for their first project. Once you become more proficient at sewing, you can obtain one of our more elaborate and delicate fabrics to work with.

Curious about all the patterns and supplies available to you at Spotlight? Check out the catalogue today and take your first steps in the wonderful world of clothes making!



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