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The Modern Sewing Co. French Smock - PDF Pattern

The Modern Sewing Co. French Smock - PDF Pattern

Regular price $25.00 CAD
Regular price Sale price $25.00 CAD
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Pattern Format

Pattern Formats:

PDF: This is a PDF file only. Your files will be available to download immediately after your purchase is complete. A physical pattern will not be sent to you.


PDF + Printed: We will print the A0 pattern and send a notification when it is either available for local pickup or has shipped. The PDF version will also be available for download immediately after purchase. Please note we do not print the instructions, just the sewing pattern, so please download the instructions after purchase.

About this Pattern

The French Smock is a casual classic that comes with a huge range of design options which include: a button up placket OR zip fastening, different bib shapes, an optional trim for the curved bib, optional patch pockets, 2 different lengths and options for thick or thin fabrics for the cuff, sleeve placket and neck binding (thin fabrics can use the smaller pattern pieces, thicker fabrics will want to use the wider pattern pieces.

With this pattern you’ll be able to create your own truly unique garment by selecting your favourite features to make something that’s personal to you.

Sizing: UK Sizes 4 - 28 (with PDF Layers)

Skill level: This pattern is suitable for  intermediate sewers

You can search instagram for customer makes with the hashtag #msfrenchsmock 

Construction techniques: Front button placket, optional zip fastening (for more experienced makers), full sleeve with cuff and plackets, flat binding, run & fell seams and topstitching details.

Suitable fabrics: Linen, poplin, lawn, lightweight denim and twill for a 'blouse' version. For a heavier 'outdoor layer' version you can use corduroy, denim, wool suit or a lightweight wool felt. 

Fabric requirements: Our lay-plans are always done on a single layer of fabric to reduce wastage. 

Fabric width 150cm | Sizes 4 - 16 = 150cm | Sizes 18 - 28 = 180cm

Fabric width 110cm | Sizes 4 - 16 = 200cm | Sizes 18 - 28 = 245cm

Materials list: Self fabric, 5 x buttons (around 1.5/2.5cm) or 2 x buttons (around 1.5/2cm) and a 16-18cm zip, thread in a colour of your choice and about 40cm of good quality fusing

Pages to print: Instructions - 26, A4/US Letter - 41, A0 - 2

Please note sewing patterns are final sale.


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