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I AM Patterns

  • It's always really lovely when we receive new men's sewing patterns, so imagine how giddy we are to have nine patterns in two collections to introduce to you?! Thread Theory have brought out their amazing jeans, T-shirt, waistcoat and pyjama bottom patterns in paper version, and I AM Patterns have launched their first assortment of casual menswear patterns. Continue reading

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  • The latest I AM Panthere Dress sewing pattern has recently arrived, following swiftly after the rest of the I AM Wild collection. Which followed swiftly after the I AM In Africa collection! So where to start with showcasing them all?!! They are all so lush and so popular.

    I AM Panthere Dress The I AM Panthere Dress is is a lovely tight fitting jersey dress complemented by a flowy chiffon overdress. A band of sequins at the bottom perfectly tops off the dress and gives it the character and the sophistication of a mythic little black dress. It is THE dress to wear to be as mysterious as the panther. Wear it in winter in 3/4 sleeves but also in summer in the sleeveless version.

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  • I live in jeans, trainers, tshirts and sweatshirts.  It is very boring but quite frankly when it comes to what I shove on in the morning I am okay about being boring.  What can I say, I'm a practical kinda gal and the casual look sits happily with my lifestyle.  Sometimes I'd like to be a little more styled but it's taken a while to realise that it's unlikely! Continue reading

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  • We are honoured to introduce a new French pattern house, whose beautiful paper sewing patterns have recently arrived at Backstitch. I AM Patterns' first collection, the 'I AM A GODDESS' collection, comprises six simple yet elegant designs: the Aphrodite dress; Pan top; Apollon sweatshirt and dress; Hermes shirt dress; Hestia gathered skirt; and Artemis jacket. All the patterns have clever variations to make your collection original. Together, the patterns build the basis for a minimalist yet inspirational and eternally-appealing wardrobe.

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