Sewing the Yacht Rock Collection

This cotton and linen fabric collection is lightweight and casual but still slightly preppy.  It wants to be swooned over at a resort, a cabana on the beach or on a boat, so obviously it had to be the Yacht Rock Collection!  Here are a few pattern ideas.

Free Range Slacks by Sew House Seven

Skill: Confident Beginner
Size: 00 - 20 & Curvy Fit 18 - 34

Reynolds Top by Helen's Closet

Skill: Advanced Beginner
Size: 0-34 (up to a 62″ chest/hip)
The Reynolds square neck, cropped box top pairs perfectly with the high waisted, wide leg croped pants from Sew House Seven.  Try this as a coordinated set in Baker Street or Summer Breeze.

The Minimalist Kaftan Dress by The Assembly Line

Skill: Advanced Beginner
Size: Bust 31" - 54"
The caftan has to be the unofficial dress code of beach chic, try this pattern with Baby Come Back or  Hard to Say I'm Sorry.

McCalls M8217

Skill: Easy
Size: Bust 29 1/2" - 48"
Keep it casual with a shorts or take it to the evening with wide leg slacks like the Spring Trousers by Modern Sewing Company. This top would be great in Still the One or Sara Smile.

Celestial Maxi Dress by Pattern Fantastique

Skill: Easy
Size: Bust 31" - 55"
The sleeved detail takes this oversized dress to the next level, it has to be Sweet Freedom.

Reeta Shirt Dress by Named Clothing

Skill: Intermediate     Size: US 0 - 24     #reetadress
Wear to brunch or as a beech cover-up, the Reeta is a classic shirt dress, loose fitting with a waist tie.  Try with What a Fool Believes.

New Look N6491

Skill: Intermediate
Size: 29 1/2" - 48"
Take this dress for cocktails on a boat deck or a picnic at a summer concert series in the Southern Cross.

Fran Pajamas by Closet Core Patterns

Skill: Intermediate
Size: XXS (31" bust, 33" hip) to 4X (60" bust, 62" hip)
No summer collection would be complete with a set of Pajamas, this newest nightset by closet core is loose fitting with an eye for detail, perfect for the Sail On, Sailor.

Coral Dress by Fibre Mood

Skill: Advanced beginner
Size: Bust 29.9" - 57.5"
Yes please, the official run through a field in summer dress (although not really because of the ticks!).  Try with Still the One.
If you haven't seen a pattern you absolutely love yet, check out Pinterest for even more ideas!  Or browse ready to wear inspiration.

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