VV Free Patterns & Tutorials

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Little Bias Dress free pattern
Little Bias Dress (LBD) (single size pattern)
Appliqué Tutorial and Template
Appliquéd Shirt- Tutorial and Template
Reversible Stole- pattern & instructions
Box pleat skirt drafting (any waist size and calculating fabric amount) 
VVstriped50's2
Sweetheart Halter Dress Bodice- pattern & instructions (single size pattern)
VV jersey dress free pattern
Mock Wrap Jersey Dress-pattern & tutorial  (single size pattern)
Pussycat Bow Blouse by VeraVenus
Pussycat Bow blouse- pattern & tutorial  (single size pattern)
VeraVenus Magyar keyhole Blouse -pattern & instructions  (single size pattern)
Cardigan/Kimono Coat -Pattern & instructions  (single size pattern)
VeraVenus bias slip image
VeraVenus Bias Slip- 3 sizes pattern and instructions.
photo of brocade party dress
1950’s party Dress- pattern & instructions  (single size pattern)
small black suede evening bag by Veravenus
Dinky Little Handbag
VVSundressPatternCover
Sundress Bodice -pattern and instructions  (single size pattern)

MM37 Cover

Instruction for making a circle skirt to any waist measurement plus appliqué pattern & making instructions

 

3 skirts to draft tutorial
Skirt Drafting Tutorial
French Knicker Drafting and sewing Tutorials plus two sizes of pattern.
image of VeraVenus 1930s lounging pjs
VeraVenus 30’s style PJ Top- pattern and instructions  (single size pattern)
image of big knickers
1950’s style Big Knickers- pattern & sewing instructions  (single size pattern)
photo link to drafting and sewing circular french knickers
Circular French Knickers- Drafting & sewing instructions, any size
photo of VeraVenus 1940s style mini cape
1940s style mini cape  (single size pattern)
image of beaded edging on a collar
Picot Beaded Edging Tutorial
Pearly Buttons Christmas Stocking
Christmas Stocking- Template and Tutorial

Copyright ©2011-2017 Jeanne Spaziani- Veravenus  All rights reserved 

The pdfs posted here, my photos & illustrations, how the instructions are worded and the pattern diagrams are all under my copyright.  Do not hotlink or re-post my PDFs for download anywhere else i.e. google drive, your own website, document sharing websites, etc.   Reproduction and or distribution of these tutorials, instructions, patterns and images, in whole or in part, in any form, without the authors written consent, is strictly prohibited. 

Link to share full page:  https://veravenus.com/diy-things-to-ma…torials-patterns/

Information about usage can be read in Terms & Conditions. 

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375 thoughts on “VV Free Patterns & Tutorials

  1. I found you via Pinterest, and so happy I did. I’ve been trying to move beyond commercial patterns for awhile. You have given me so many lessons in just one post. I look forward to more in the future. Thank you so very much!

  2. What a lovely website. I really like reading your posts and look at the pictures of the beautiful garments you make.

  3. Thank you so much for your patterns. This afternoon my mother is taking me to the shop to buy me a sewing machine. Since I was 7 and I used to sew with my grandma I haven’t touched one. The first thing that I hope to come out it will be the sleeveless 1950’s style dress with full box pleated skirt. Thank you so much.

    1. How exciting that you start to sew again! 😀 I wish you all the best with it and if you need any help with one of my patterns just email me.

  4. Good morning! I’m so happy I’ve stumbled upon your site! I was looking to try your LBD pattern. Do you have any suggestions on how to resize the pattern? I’m petite, bust 32in, waist 26in and hips 34in.

    1. Probably the best way to resize down is to have a look at the Threads basic grading guide I have a link for on the right under Pattern Making and instead of spreading out to make bigger move the pieces in.
      In the sewing instruction pdf I have written measurements of both the pattern and the body size I think it fits best. Compare your own measurements against those and make some vertical and horizontal tucks in the pattern as needed. For example you’ll probably need to horizontally shorten the upper bodice at armhole level and maybe also the skirt at mid hip level (I’m going by how I make things fit my 5’2″ daughter) If you then make small vertical pleats (¼”) though the shoulder carrying on straight down through the skirt the pattern should be much closer to your size. More could be fitted out through the side seams when it is in fabric. For a small cup size shave off some of the curve at the bottom of the bust area where it gathers.
      I strongly recommend after doing some basic alterations on the pattern that you make a muslin to check if you need to do any more before cutting out in nice fabric!

  5. Some really lovely and long forgotten patterns here whilst still being totally modern too – thank you for some great ideas I will be back again and again

  6. I’ve looked everywhere for tap pants or a pattern to make them, and here I find 3 lovely patterns….My daughter loves to wear skirts and dresses, but slips are hard to find and no good for modesty on stairs or in the wind 😉

  7. hello I’m french and I’m going to try the bias slipper pattern. Thanks very much for the easiness of explainations. Best regards from Paris !

  8. Thank you thank you thank you!!! I love A sleeveless 1950’s style dress with full box pleated skirt and The Little Bias Dress. I’m honna make it for sure!

    1. 🙂 Please show me what you make Agata and just send a message if you have any questions about the patterns! Hope they work well for you.

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