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.