Crafty Sew & So Patterns Crafty Sew & So Kids Pinny Dress PDF Pattern

A super cute and simple to make pinny dress pattern for kids age 1-8 years.  This pattern is ideal for new sewers and even for kids with an interest in sewing too! 

Featuring a simple, over the head design, with a slight a-line shape, this dress is a fun and fast make.  You will learn some new techniques, such as facings and button holes, to build your dressmaking skills.

With clear instructions and diagrams this simple four-piece pattern is quick and fun to make!  You can also follow the sew along on our blog for clear photographed instructions and inspiration for variations.

Suitable Fabrics:
Beginners: Cotton poplin, quilting cotton, denim, brushed cotton/winceyett, corduroy
More experienced: Seersucker, gingham, repeat prints

Fabric Requirements in Metres:

  • Age 1-4 requires 1.25m of 110cm/45” wide fabric or 85cm of 150cm/60” wide fabric
  • Age 5-8 requires 1.5m of 110cm/45” wide fabric or 1m of 150cm/60” wide fabric

* Fabric layout allows for nap/one way design, plaids or stripes


When you download this pattern you will receive a zip file with a A0 and A4 printable attached to print at home. The basic instructions are included in the PDF, and for more help, plus step by step photographs, head to our blog.

You can also order a printed paper copy, which we will post out to you.

You can also order a printed paper copy, which we will post out to you.

Happy Sewing!

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