Elizabeth Stewart Clark & Company

free 19th century pinafore

Free Children’s Pinafore Patterns

One item that should absolutely be in your young child’s wardrobe is a pinafore… or four.

However, we refuse to sell you the pattern.

(Wow–even the little fellow in the picture looks a bit dubious at that statement!)

It’s true! We won’t sell you one… but we’ll give you three for free, plus variations.

Pop over to the Compendium, scroll down, and you’ll find our free pinafore projects. You can use checks, plaids, prints, or even plain white cotton to make a pinafore (or four!) for your little one.

They work up quickly, require minimal sewing, and extend your child’s wardrobe tremendously. If you have a limited budget, or limited time, you’ll be better off making one dress and three pinafores than trying to finish three dresses, and your child will stay tidy through a multi-day event without a problem.

If you’re looking for our undergarment or dress patterns, we’ll be glad to sell you those… click here!

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About The Sewing Academy
With a focus on the 1840-1865 era, The Sewing Academy is your home on the (internet) range for resources to help you meet your living history goals!

Elizabeth Stewart Clark has been absorbed by the mid-19th century for over 20 years. She makes her home in the Rocky Mountains with her husband, four children (from wee to not-so-wee), far too many musical instruments, and five amusing hens.

Email Elizabeth Or call 208-523-3673 (10am to 8pm Mountain time zone, Monday through Saturday)
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