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Make this jumpsuit pattern and keep cool this summer

Keep cool and comfortable throughout the warmer months with a stylish jumpsuit pattern

Jumpsuit pattern
Published: May 14, 2021 at 11:57 am
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Feeling inspired by the summery outfits on the Great British Sewing Bee? We're keeping cool by making this fresh and breezy jumpsuit pattern.


Jumpsuits are perfect for the summer months: they help you to maintain a cool body temperature and are perfect to take on holiday. You can wear them on the beach and slip on a cardigan when you go out for an evening meal – they can be dressed up or dressed down for any occasion.

This jumpsuit pattern will quickly become one of your favourite wardrobe staples! Read on to download the jumpsuit pattern for free and get ready for a much-needed break. Our jumpsuit pattern is free to download as a PDF, so you can get sewing straight away.

This jumpsuit sewing pattern comes from the book which accompanied the third series of the show. The Great British Sewing Bee: Fashion with Fabric by Claire-Louise Hardie (Quadrille, £25) and also includes a camisole pattern. All images © Love Productions. Photography © Jenni Hare, Charlotte Medlicott and Benoît Audureau.

This free jumpsuit pattern was featured in Simply Sewing Magazine issue 16. Although print copies are no longer available, you can download past issues through the Simply Sewing Magazine app.

Read on for more jumpsuit patterns to inspire your stitching…

Looking for more seasonal sewing patterns? Explore our collection of the best summer dress patterns, make our bucket hat sewing pattern, or turn a sarong into a new garment with our sun top pattern. Plus get ready for the beach with our swimsuit patterns.

Free Jumpsuit Sewing Pattern

7 jumpsuit patterns to make today

A jumpsuits are comfortable and versatile – whether you're going out or lounging around at home, they'll help you to feel cool and relaxed wherever you go. We've found some gorgeous jumpsuit patterns to inspire your stitching!

1. Lantern sleeve jumpsuit sewing pattern

This flowing jumpsuit pattern features loose lantern sleeves. It's breezy and almost looks like a dress! This jumpsuit sewing pattern has wide, cropped legs which can be adjusted to suit your height, ensuring that it's a perfect fit. It's smart enough to wear to work, but also works well as a casual outfit.

Lantern sleeve jumpsuit sewing pattern

2. Style Arc jumpsuit sewing pattern

This elegant jumpsuit sewing pattern comes in sizes 16, 18 and 20, but smaller sizes are also available from the Style Arc store on Etsy. We love its chic, relaxed style and casual waist tie. This pattern also comes with a pencil skirt option, so you're really getting two patterns for one.

Style Arc jumpsuit pattern

3. The Avenir jumpsuit pattern

This loose-fitting jumpsuit pattern is super casual and perfect for chilling out at the weekend! It comes in sizes XS to 4X with gathers at the neckline and waist for an easy fit. It's easy enough for a confident beginner to make. Please note that this pattern ships from the US and postage is currently £12.09.

Avenir jumpsuit pattern

4. Vintage 1950s jumpsuit sewing pattern

Looking for some retro style? This classic jumpsuit pattern from the 1950s will bring some retro style to your wardrobe. It can be downloaded as a PDF, so you can get stitching right away! They've also put together a Youtube video to help you make it.

It comes in a variety of sizes and is suitable for intermediate sewers to make.

Vintage jumpsuit sewing pattern

5. Margo jumpsuit sewing pattern

This pretty Margo jumpsuit pattern is made for beach days! This summery jumpsuit sewing pattern also includes a playsuit option, so you can make both and be prepared for the summer. It's fitted around the bust with wide legs for comfort – it's bound to be a new favourite pattern.

Margo jumpsuit pattern

6. Fibre Mood Riva jumpsuit pattern

This jumpsuit sewing pattern from Etsy can be smartened up or given a casual look depending on your choice of fabric, but we love the striped material they've used here! This pattern comes in UK sizes 4-30. You'll receive a paper pattern for this jumpsuit, but there are free adaptations available on the Fibre Mood website.

Fibre mood Riva jumpsuit pattern

7. Gwyn jumpsuit pattern

This elegant jumpsuit pattern is available in a wide range of sizes (UK 4-26) and it's downloadable, so you can get crafting immediately. It's very neutral, so you could wear it on any occasion if you opt for a plain fabric. It comes with an instruction booklet, so you can sew with confidence.

Gwyn jumpsuit pattern


Sarah OrmeDigital Editor, Gathered

Sarah Orme is a UK-based linocut printmaker, digital editor, feature writer and award-winning podcaster. She's been editing the sewing and art sections of – and before that our sister website – for over 3 years. She’s the host of Gathered’s We’ve Made It podcast and A Calmer Life podcast. She’s a keen crafter and artist and loves creating DIY tutorials for Gathered. Sarah has previously written features for The Guardian, In The Moment Magazine, Project Calm Magazine,, and She enjoys designing her own unique lino prints and dreams of opening her own online shop. She shares her work @sarahormeprints

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