The Ultimate List of Canadian Indie Sewing Pattern Designers

As a Canadian fabric store we love to use our fabrics to sew with patterns drafted by Canadian designers! Here we share our ultimate list of Canadian indie pattern designers for garment making with a couple of bag making designers thrown in!

Have we missed anyone? Let us know! We’d love to add them to the list. 

This list was last updated in November 2022

Apostrophe Patterns
Apostrophe Patterns - Toronto, ON - custom patterns, auto-generated based on your measurements and sewing preferences.
Apple Tree Sewing Patterns
Apple Tree Sewing -
Saskatoon, SK - Childrens clothing patterns
Blue Calla Patterns
Blue Calla Patterns - Toronto, ON - bag patterns
Buttons and Blueprints Inc.
Buttons and Blueprint Inc - Woodstock, ON - patterns for all the family
 
Closet Core Patterns
Closet Core Patterns - Montreal, QC - Elevated, perennial sewing patterns with unique details. 
DG patterns Canadian indie pattern designer
DG patterns - Mission, BC - An extensive selection of adult patterns. 
Elegance and Elephants - BC - Classic children’s clothing patterns.
Ellie and Mac
Ellie and Mac - part run from Canada - a vast array of patterns for the whole family. Very affordable and an OSF Team favourite designer. 
EmeraldErinInc - Etsy
Emerald Erin - Trenton, ON - Lingerie patterns.
Emmaline Bags Inc.
Emmeline Bags - Spruce Grove, AB - An extensive collection of bag making patterns
Ensemble Pattern Shop
Ensemble Patterns - Montreal, QC
Filles a Maman (Etsy store) - Quebec, QC - childrens clothing patterns
Fresh Press Patterns
Fresh Press Patterns - Edmonton, AB - a small collection of simple yet chic patterns for women. 
GooberPea Designs (Etsy store) - Calgary, AB - childrens clothing patterns
heidiandfinn - Etsy
Heidi and Finn (Etsy store) - Toronto, ON - childrens clothing patterns
Helen's Closet Patterns
Helen’s Closet Patterns - Courtenay, BC - Wardrobe classics, done well. Great instructions for beginners. 
Your Guide to the In House Patterns Video Tutorials - YouTube
In house patterns - Victoria, BC - Patterns supported by excellent fitting tutorials and classes. 
Jalie is an independent sewing pattern company based in Quebec, Canada. We design patterns for everyone since 1983.
Jalie - Lévis, QC - A mother-daughter company, founded in 1983. A huge number of designs with a particular focus on activewear. 
Lányos Handmade / Nice dress!  Thanks, I made it!!
Lányos Handmade - Vancouver Island, BC - bag patterns, we love the little key fob pouch! 
Lockwood and Webb - AB - bags and accessories.
MacPhee Workshop indie pattern designer Canada MacPhee Workshop - Edmonton, AB - adults and children’s sizes in outwear, knitwear, footwear, accessories. They have over 200 different patterns!
menta sewing patterns
Menta Sewing Patterns - Gibsons, BC - childrens accessories 
Muna and Broad
Muna and Broad - London, ON (half the team) - Plus size sewing patterns. Their patterns that make us love linen even more. 
Ohhh Lulu
Ohhh Lulu - ON - Lingerie patterns
Oro Rosa Patterns
Oro Rosa PatternsPort Alberni, BC - bag patterns
Petitboo (Etsy store) - Vancouver, BC - baby booties and childrens accessories.
Petite Plus Patterns
Petite Plus Patterns - Port Alice, BC - 
patterns designed for smaller-framed, full-figured women. 
Pin Up Girls logo Canadian indie pattern designer
Pin up girls - Hamilton, ON - Lingerie patterns
Pollywoggles
Pollywoggles - Eastern ON - children's clothing patterns
Sandra Vee Cosplay (Etsy store) - Ottawa, ON - cosplay patterns
Sewaholic Patterns
Sewaholic Patterns - Vancouver, BC - women's clothing patterns
Socialite Patterns (Etsy store) - Red Deer, AB - women's mix and match sewing patterns
Sofiona Designs
Sofiona Designs - Gillam, MB - childrens clothing patterns
staystitchpatternco - Etsy
Stay stitch pattern company - Vancouver, BC - Modern patterns,  we love the beanie!
Collection — Stitch Witch Patterns
Stitch witch - Halifax, NS - Romantic, yet modern patterns. 
Straight Stitch Designs
Straight Stitch Designs - Vancouver Island, BC - we like the mix of laid back basics
Studio Calicot
Studio Calicot - Montreal, QC - womens patterns some with extended sizing.
Workwear and Menswear Sewing Patterns and Supplies | Thread Theory Designs
Thread Theory - Vancouver Island, BC - Our favourite place for menswear patterns. Find womens patterns here too. 
VERY SHANNON
Very Shannon - Victoria, BC - mainly knitwear patterns but a few sewing patterns are available. The free bag pattern looks super cute!
Victory Patterns
Victory Patterns - Toronto, ON - Vintage vibes with modern and minimal elements
UhOh Creations
Uh Oh Creations - Calgary, AB - bag patterns
Wonderful Sews (Etsy Store) - Vancouver, BC - a small collection of simple and classic patterns for women. 

 

5 comments

  • Ellie & Mac

    Eva
  • Scouter Wear – Vancouver based indie pattern designers for functional Dog Wear. And they sell Maker Kits which include fabric and accessories from OSF! https://scouterwear.com

    Jill Bartlett
  • Www. Lanyoshandmade . Com / Lányos Handmade website for blog and bag patterns and accessories in Victoria, BC
    Yay Canadians! 🇨🇦 So many talented people!
    I love your supplies and fabrics! I purchased your suede sample pack, two of them, and am planning on releasing a bag pattern in 2023 using them! The quality was fabulous! Thank you!

    Linda Maki
  • We added Wonderful Sews! Thanks for the suggestion :)

    OSF Team
  • Wonderful Sews! Vancouver based, the BFC is soooo cozy. And Ivy, the designer, does a lot to support the sewing community.

    Meredith

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