On page 10 of Issue 1 of Love Sewing we featured the beautiful range of fabrics designed by Charley Harper for Birch Fabrics.

charley harper fabric

Artist Charley Harper died in 2006, but his patterns live on in this fantastic fabric range from Birch Fabrics.  The US website, Birch fabrics has some amazing free patterns on their blog- we've shared a few of our favourites with you here, head over to their blog for many more great patterns and tutorials to try! Everyone loves a free pattern - you just need to download the pdfs and all of the instructions for making up these lovely patterns are included in the blog posts. Some have all the cutting instructions included on the posts so no need to download anything!

Thanks Birch fabrics for these wonderful resources - we know our readers will love them!

Free Kids Patterns

We adore the Pyjama Bottoms, the turn ups make them extra special - and the Charley Harper Fabric looks fantastic! - Click here for the Free Sewing Pattern and Tutorial

Free Skater Shorts PDF Pattern - your child will be the coolest kid wearing these!  More of that lovely Charley Harper Fabric featured in the shirt too!

reversible kids wrap top free pattern

We want to make a grown up version of this cute reversible wrap top - find the free pattern and tutorial for sewing it up here - Reversible Wrap Top Pattern

Free Bag Patterns

Free back pack pattern by See Kate Sew - this would be a perfect gift to sew up for a little boy

free beach bag tutorial

Free Beach Bag Tutorial by Heidi of Fabric Mutt

simple tote tutorial

Free Simple Tote Tutorial by Christina Mckinney - featuring gorgeous Charley Harper Fabrics!

free rucksack sewing tutorial

Why buy a bag for your kids when you can sew one up with this free rucksack sewing tutorial - the detail in this free pattern is great!

There are many more great sewing patterns just take a look in the sidebars over at the Birch Fabric blog to find them - it's a real treasure trove for any sewing enthusiast, but beware, the fabrics are so pretty!