Below the Kōwhai Baby/Child Tui Pinafore

Below the Kōwhai


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Buy the Baby/Child Tui Pinafore sewing pattern from Below the Kōwhai. Creating a nostalgic look that nods to a simple childhood, this well-fitting pinafore dress features an elastic back waistband, a fully lined bodice and in-seam pockets.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: Main fabric: Light to medium weight cotton, chambray and light denims, poly cotton, linen, corduroy, velvet and velveteen, drill // Lining fabric: Lightweight cotton, poly cotton, voile, lawn.

Fabric requirements: 120 cm (47″) wide fabric: Main, 0.75 – 1.25 m (7/8 – 1 3/8 yd) // Lining, 0.75 m (7/8 yd).

Sizing: 1 – 10 years. Please check the size chart and finished garment measurements.

Notions: 0.75 m (7/8 yd) of iron-on interfacing in a similar weight to the main fabric; non-roll elastic, 25 mm (1″) in width; safety pin or bodkin (for threading elastic).

PDF pattern includes: Instructions with full colour photos; A4/US letter print-at-home pattern (12 pages); A1 copy shop pattern (1 sheet). This pattern has layers so you can choose which size(s) to print.

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Additional information


Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Denim / Corduroy, Heavyweight Cotton / Twill / Gabardine, Linen, Velvet / Velveteen

Sewing level

Absolute Beginner, Confident Beginner

Make time

Half a day, All day

Pattern format

PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£5.00)

PDF Printing

12 pages

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