Dress Sewing Patterns · 1 Jun 2021

Apricot Pinafore Dress and Top from Cocowawa Crafts

Inspired by the uniforms that nurses wore during the second World War

The lovely Apricot Pinafore Dress and Top from Cocowawa Crafts is a comfy, loose and feminine design. This pattern has a sleeveless bodice. It’s finished with bias tape around the armholes and a facing along the neckline. The neck can be made round or square.

You can opt for some lovely side ties or elastic. The top comes with a slightly gathered peplum. While the dress has a skirt below the knee with inseam or patch pockets to choose from. You can also make with a side seam zip to help you with putting the garment on and off easily. With lots of detailed instructions, technical drawings and tips, this pattern will become a firm favourite in your handmade wardrobe. During the colder months, you can wear it with a shirt or a turtleneck underneath. While summer, it looks great worn with a T-shirt.

For autumn/winter, you can make in medium weight fabrics like corduroy, needle cord, denim, quilting cotton and twill. And for spring/summer sew in linen, light denim, chambray, cotton, cotton lawn and double gauze. The pattern comes in sizes 6-24 (UK), and 2-20 (US) in B cup and 18-32 (UK) and 14-36 (US) in D cup.

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