Steele Pinafore - Digital Sewing Pattern
The Steele Pinafore features subtly shaped bodice panels that meet deeply scooped pockets. Adjustable straps tie up at the back and button loops work as closures at the side waist. Designed to be worn over a shirt or a dress, the pinafore skims over the bust, flaring out over the waist and hips.
View A has an A-line skirt and View B has a gathered skirt.
Both views finish below the knee.
Available in a B cup and a combined C/D cup in sizes A to N.
Suitable for intermediate sewers and above.
Medium weight woven fabrics with good drape. Tencel, rayon, washed linen, silk noil, soft cottons etc.
Please note: If you’re using a patterned fabric with a repeat that you’d like to match, you may need more fabric than what is suggested above. Use your discretion.
Ensure your fabric is washed and pressed before cutting.
- Matching thread to your fabric.
- x 4 1.5cm buttons (Optional - 4 to 6 extra buttons if you’d like more closure along the side seams of the skirt opening.
- 35cm of fabric stabiliser (water soluble or tear away/cut away)
- 25cm of lightweight interfacing
See chart in images
A to N (see size chart in images)
This pattern has been drafted for a height of 5’7 and ends below the knee.
The bodice has two cup size options - a B cup and a C/D cup The panels around the bust are subtly shaped up top and flare down to a loose, A-line skirt. The waist is intentionally unfitted.
I recommend making a toile first to work out any fitting alterations you may need, before cutting into your chosen fabric.
This layered PDF pattern comes delivered in a zip folder, with an illustrated set of instructions, a printing and assembling guide and two options for printing – a PDF file for printing at home, designed to fit both A4 and Letter sized paper (38 pages for View A, 45 pages for View B). And 4 large format A0 PDF files to take to the copy shop if you’d prefer not to assemble multiple sheets (2 pages for View A, 3 pages for View B)
Download and save these files to a desktop or laptop computer. Not suitable for smart phones and iPads.
This patterns is for personal use only. Not to be used for commercial purposes.
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