What’s the easiest thing to put on and feel amazing and powerful at the same time? A jumpsuit, of course! Jumpsuits have been around for decades and are never out of style, although the styles do change decade to decade and depending on your mood. The best part about jumpsuits is that it’s one piece, so no hassle or wardrobe malfunctions.
There are many types of jumpsuits, sportswear, utilitarian, sequin, flared, overalls, denim, and many more. In fashion today there are many types of fabrications for jumpsuits, but the most common types of fabric seen are denim, printed fabrics, boiler worker/sportswear, and pastels!
Purchase Materials Used Below:
- 2 yards Navy Cotton Denim Twill
- 2 yards Mood Exclusive Black Bunches o’ Blooms Stretch Cotton Twill
- 1 pc Mood Exclusive Italian Black and Silver T5 Open End Metal Zipper – 27.5″
- 1 pc Mood Exclusive Italian Large Silver Round Metal Zipper Pull
- MDF189 – The Forrest Jumpsuit Sewing Pattern (free download below!)
- Edits Made: Each pant panel was cut in half at the dart and 1/2″ seam allowance was added to each cut edge.
All seam allowances are 1/2″ unless otherwise stated. See chart below for sizing specifications. Note, this specific pattern is available up to a size 30.
Boilersuits, Worker or Utility Suits
The boiler/worker jumpsuit is for the active, cool people. The fit of these jumpsuits is loose and they tend to have multiple pockets. To be more fashion-forward, some of the bottoms may be altered with elastic and or belt buckles. These are usually paired with boots and sneakers. Fun fact: the original jumpsuits were made for firefighters and coal miners.
Prints are out and proud and are exploding on the runways! Get ready to be the coolest, boldest, baddest new you this year. The types of prints that are most popular this season are small florals, big florals, stripes, and geometric patterns.
Denim has been around for ages and never goes out of style. It looks fabulous on everyone and has multiple shades that complement each other when sewn together or by themselves. What is trending now is patchwork denim or topstitched and multiple pockets.
From watching the runways and looking at the Pantone colors of the year, pastels are still in and thriving. Pastel colors are that make you feel warm and calm. One of the major parts of the pastel trend is mixing and matching pastels with other pastels, in this case of wearing a jumpsuit you could pair a jacket plus a handbag to complete the look.