• Lydia Naomi

    Betsy Utility Jacket


    An oversized, comfy and yet chic, fall/winter/spring utility jacket. This jacket features a buttoned front, convertible collar, four patch pockets, a back yoke, and vented sleeves. The sleeves are lined while the rest of the internal seams can either be overlocked or bias bound.

  • Daughter Judy

    Thompson Coat

    The Thompson is a boxy, workwear inspired, button front coat. Comfortably oversized with plenty of room for layering underneath or size down for an easy smock style button up. View B is a long version that finishes at mid calf.


    – Wide welt pockets at the sides in a raise/ pea coat position
    – Soft pointed collar
    – Sculpted sleeves with shaping darts at cuff.
    – Button front closure
    – Raglan sleeve construction

  • Merchant & Mills

    The Sanda by Merchant & Mills


    An oversized coat or jacket with a rolled collar and turn back cuffs. The coat has inseam pockets and jacket has patch pockets. Choose to make either lined or unlined.

  • Sewing Patterns by Masin

    Jameela Jacket


    The Jameela Jacket is a cozy jacket pattern with two length options: Hip length or cropped. This jacket is a quick sew as it is unlined and has simple design lines. It features two big welt pockets at the front and a box pleat at the back. The cropped version comes with a sleeve placket and a sleeve cuff whilst the longer version features a simple sleeve hem. I hope you enjoy sewing your Jameela Jacket just as much as I enjoyed putting the pattern together.

  • Friday Pattern Company

    Ilford Jacket

    The Ilford Jacket is a versatile style that’s modular design makes for a pattern that is simple, yet impactful. It can be customized a million different ways and really is a “choose your own adventure” type of pattern that incorporates your design sense into the project!
    It features drop shoulders and comes with two sleeve options: a placketed sleeve with cuff, and an easy to sew boxy sleeve for a more relaxed vibe. It also includes two lengths as well as a bunch of pocket templates that you can mix and match! The possibilities are endless! You can wear the Ilford as a jacket or shirt depending on the fabric you use. This is a fun, skill building pattern that you will want to make/wear again and again! This pattern is for everyone and looks great on all genders!
  • Friday Pattern Company

    Cambria Duster

    The Cambria Duster is a versatile and staple fall piece. It has a dramatic, wide draped shawl-style collar. It is a shin length, unlined duster that is perfect for layering. Tie the ties in back for a clean, shapely look, or wrap them around in front for a little more coverage.
  • Merchant & Mills

    The Denham by Merchant & Mills


    Inspired by a vintage Austrian hiking jacket. This neat mid-season piece is perfect for all weathers. A double breasted jacket that can be lined or unlined. It features two flap pockets and a button tab to close the collar.

    Denham is more closely fitting than a lot of our other patterns, do carefully check the finished measurements table, and if in doubt size up.

  • Birgitta Helmersson

    ZW Workwear Jacket by Birgitta Helmersson


    This is an oversized workwear style jacket made using Zero Waste Pattern Cutting. It has a collar and a dropped shoulder. Comes with 2 pocket options. Jacket has side splits, front button closure, shoulder darts on front and back shoulders for shaping and back gathers on the sleeve hem with a roll up cuff.

  • Birgitta Helmersson

    ZW Coat by Birgitta Helmersson


    The ZW coat is an unlined unisex oversized coat with a batwing sleeve, round collar and patch pockets. The short coat has a front button closure and the long coat has a front button closure and waist tie. Also comes with tips on how to cut a lining if you want to add this.

  • Birgitta Helmersson

    ZW Bell Jacket by Birgitta Helmersson


    This is an oversized jacket with a rounded collar, front button closure, 3 front patch pockets, an inverted box pleat at the centre back neck, and wide sleeves that are perfect for fitting all of your winter layers underneath. The Bell jacket gets it’s name from the bell shaped sleeve, created with several darts sewn into the hem of the sleeve. This jacket is fully lined.

  • Modern Sewing Co.

    Rib Sweater by Modern Sewing Co.


    The Rib Sweater is our answer to a slouchy jersey top but with a bit more style. Think ‘big cosy sweatshirt’ that somehow manages to feel both supremely relaxed yet chic.

  • Modern Sewing Co.

    Potters Jacket by Modern Sewing Co.


    This jacket is the ultimate versatile piece which works well all year round. Make it in everything from wools & wax cottons to unlined versions in heavy linens and cottons.

Welcome to Joan’s Fine Fabrics, my good old fashioned fabric shop – online.

You’ll find new fabrics arriving nearly every week, like the latest European linens from Merchant & Mills and other popular fabric brands.


Our gorgeous sewing patterns have low and zero waste options to help save fabric, money and the planet. You can trust they’re good because I personally sew using the same patterns and fabrics that I sell here in-store. The proof is in the pudding, my Nana always said, so check out my detailed pattern reviews where I share my tips, tricks and learnings for each pattern.

A0 Printing

Have a PDF Pattern and don’t fancy taping all those pages together? Upload it here and we will print it in full size A0 on sturdy paper for you.


If your sewing box needs a bit of a stock up, you’ll find all the haberdashery bits and bobs you need here too. From gorgeous Liberty bias binding, to buttons and the cutest labels for your finished home sewing. There’s specialist tailoring items, right down to needles, pins and every shade of thread to go with your project (yes I will match thread to your fabric for you!).

Remember to check out our one off and repurposed vintage recycled fabrics. You might just find a treasure! 

Happy hunting!

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