York Pinafore


Sewing Level: Beginner

Size Range: 0-34 (up to a 62″ / 157.5 cm  hip)

View Size Chart & Fabric Requirements

The York Pinafore is a playful addition to your handmade wardrobe. It is easy to layer over tank tops for summer or turtlenecks and leggings for colder weather. The York Pinafore is a modern take on a classic pinafore dress with a cocoon shape and two views. View A features large scoop pockets, a dipped neckline, and comes to the knee. View B is a shorter length with a high neckline and a kangaroo pocket.


SKU: HC-YORK Category:

Pattern Details

Sewing Level: Beginner
Size Range: 0-34 (up to a 62″ / 157.5 cm  hip)

Recommended Fabrics:
Medium to heavy weight woven fabrics such as cotton twill, denim, wool, linen, corduroy, and canvas. Crisp lightweight fabrics such as cotton and lightweight linen can also be used for a warm-weather pinafore. Drapier fabrics such as tencel twill, wool crepe, rayon crepe, or viscose poplin work well if you prefer a softer, less structured look.

Required Notions:

  • 4 meters/yards of 1/2” wide double fold bias tape
  • Thread

This is a print-at-home or at a copy shop PDF pattern.
This pattern is designed to print on A4 (8.3” x 11.7”), letter (8.5” X 11”), or A0 (33.1″ x 46.8″) sized paper. A comprehensive instruction booklet is included.

About the author


Helen Wilkinson is the designer and founder of Helen's Closet Patterns. She also co-hosts the Love to Sew Podcast! Helen is obsessed with all things sewing and strives to share her passion and knowledge with the sewing community.