Indie Apparel Pattern Companies

I haven’t sewn patterns from all these companies but this is the list of indie pattern companies I love browsing for inspiration on my next project.

Last updated Jan 12, 2023.


Outdoor Gear

Bags, outdoor apparel, and other adventure-ready sewing patterns from indie makers.

  • LearnMYOG – bags, apparel, backpacking. Free and paid patterns are available. Includes written instructions and has a Youtube channel, is quite active on the r/myog subreddit community. Also has GREAT supply/notion resources & recommendations listed on their site
  • Bag Buff – ultralight backpacking bags, fanny packs, briefcases, day packs, and bike packing patterns. Has GREAT supply/notion resources & recommendations listed on the site.
  • Stitchback DIY trail gear – ultralight backpacking patterns with various accessory patterns.

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