£12.00 – £19.00
Buy the York Pinafore sewing pattern from Helen’s Closet. The York Pinafore is a playful addition to your handmade wardrobe. It’s a modern take on a classic pinafore dress with a cocoon shape and two views. View A features large scoop pockets, a dipped neckline, and comes to the knee. View B is a shorter length with a high neckline and a kangaroo pocket.
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?
What we think: This is a classic with a twist. The cocoon shape is perfect for any other pear shapes out there, and the relaxed nature of the dress will make it easy to fit. It works well in summer over a T-shirt and would look great in corduroy over a polo neck in the winter.
Suggested fabrics: Medium to heavy weight woven fabrics such as cotton twill, denim, wool, linen, corduroy, and canvas. Crisp lightweight fabrics such as cotton and lightweight linen can also be used for a warm-weather pinafore. Drapier fabrics such as tencel twill, wool crepe, rayon crepe, or viscose poplin work well if you prefer a softer, less structured look.
Fabric requirements: 150 cm (57”) wide fabric: View A, 1.2 – 2 m (1.4 – 2.2 yards); View B, 1.1 – 1.7 m (1.3 – 1.9 yards) // 115 cm (45”) wide fabric: View A, 1.5 – 2.5 m (1.7 – 2.7 yards); View B, 1.4 – 2.2 m (1.6 – 2.5 yards).
Sizing: 0 – 30 (approx. UK 6 – 30). Please check the size chart.
Notions: Thread; 4 m/yards of 1/2” wide double fold bias tape.
PDF pattern includes: This pattern is designed to print on A4 (8.3” x 11.7”), letter (8.5” x 11”), or A0 (33.1” x 46.8”) sized paper. A comprehensive instruction booklet is included.
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Cottons / Chambray / Lawn / Quilting, Denim / Corduroy, Heavyweight Cotton / Twill / Gabardine, Linen
UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48, UK 22 / US 18 / EU 50, UK 24 / US 20 / EU 52, UK 26 / US 22 / EU 54, UK 28 / US 24 / EU 56, UK 30 / US 26 / EU 58
PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop (+£7.00)