My Handmade Wardrobe My Handmade Wardrobe Cosy Jersey Dress and Tunic + Extension Pack PDF Pattern

Imagine waking up and choosing a unique garment from a wardrobe full of your own creations. With My Handmade Wardrobe Patterns, you can create comfortable and stylish everyday essentials to get you excited about getting dressed every single day! 

With the Cosy Jersey Tunic and Dress pattern you can wrap yourself up in stretchy handmade-ness - This dress is like a hug that keeps giving all day!

The Cosy Jersey Jumper Add-On Pattern is an extension pack for our most popular pattern from the MHW range. The pack includes pattern pieces and instructions to add-on cosy features to our most popular pattern. When combined with the original pattern, this extension pack can be used to add a shawl collar and internal pocket to the tunic and also to make a shorter jumper length version of the style. 

Make the dress version in viscose jersey for a soft and slinky cover up smart enough for the office, comfy enough for after-work drinks/sofa veg-out!  Or make the tunic length with sleeves in snuggly brushed-back sweat for weekend warmth

For ultimate comfort, pair with the Action Pack leggings!  

When you purchase a PDF download from us you will receive a zipped file containing:
- A tiled PDF pattern which can be printed at home on A4 paper
- A0 copy shop version 
- Printable instructions with super-simple instructions and step by step photo guides
- PDF printing and sticking guide

The Cosy Jersey Dress is also available in a printed paper format without the extension pack.

Check out the My Handmade Wardrobe Patterns Blog for lots of advice and ideas for how to get the most out of our patterns!

Why not take a look at our great range of jersey fabrics for this pattern.


Recommended Fabrics

Beginners- Cotton elastane, interlock jersey, ponti roma, french terry work well for the dress version. Or try a snuggly brushed back sweat or fleece for the tunic.

Improvers- viscose jersey, stripes or repeat prints

  • Tunic with long sleeves - 3.3m of 110cm/45" fabric, 1.9m of 150cm/60" fabric
  • Dress with Short Sleeves - 3.6m of 110cm/45" fabric, 2.3m of 150cm/60" fabric
  • PLUS 40cm of any width fabric for the facings and pockets


Sharp fabric scissors, ballpoint jersey needle, sewing machine with a stretch stitch or narrow zigzag stitch, sharp pins, basic sewing tools, Useful: Pattern weights, overlocker, coverstitch machine



It is vitally important, when sewing your own clothes, to take accurate measurements of your body, and not rely on the sizing you expect to buy on the high street. For this pattern we have opted to use sizing XS-XXL, which approximately covers UK sizes 8-24. Measure yourself first to choose the right size for you!

Body Measurements

Finished Garment Measurements

Techniques, tutorials and inspiration at

Size guide

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