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Dorothy Jacket Sewing Pattern

Dorothy Jacket Sewing Pattern

PDF Pattern in sizes 6-30

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The Dorothy Jacket is an easy-fitting utility jacket with a convertible collar and simple press stud fastenings. It features roomy front patch pockets with plenty of space for all of your essentials, as well as stylish, faux chest pockets.

Shaping is given by an adjustable drawstring waist and the the hem is hip-length.

Destined to become your go-to jacket for spring, it’s unlined so the perfect light layer to throw on over your Lucy Dress, or team with your favourite pair of jeans and a Molly Top for an effortless daytime look.

With more than a nod towards the classic military jacket, we named the Dorothy Jacket after journalist Dorothy Lawrence. Dorothy secretly posed as a male soldier during World War 1, making her the only known English woman on the frontline.

Add-On: Make your Dorothy even more practical by adding a detachable hood! The Dorothy Jacket Add-On Hood pattern is exclusively available as part of a Workshop on Stitch School. Find out more here.

Get inspired by the Dorothy Pinterest Board and see what other people have been making on Instagram on the hashtag #soidorothyjacket

Sewing Level

The Dorothy Jacket sewing pattern is designed with intermediate sewers in mind, and offers the chance to learn new skills such as creating an effective drawstring waist and sewing front patch pockets.

Fabric Suggestions

The Dorothy Jacket is perfect for medium weight fabrics, such as cotton twill, cotton drill, twill crepe, gabardine, stretch denim and heavier linens.

Pattern Sizes & Fabric Requirements

The Dorothy Jacket sewing pattern is available in UK sizes 6-30. The pattern is split into two different blocks: sizes 6-20 (B Cup), and sizes 18-30 (D Cup).  See the size chart below for details on fabric requirements.

Bundles, Pattern Hacks & Add-On Packs

Add-On: Make your Dorothy even more practical by adding a detachable hood! The Dorothy Jacket Add-On Hood pattern is exclusively available as part of a workshop on Stitch School. Find out more here.

Tutorials & Sewalongs

Learn how to apply press studs and eyelets to your Dorothy Jacket with our Tutorial on Stitch School.

Add a practical detachable hood to your Dorothy Jacket with the Add-On Hood, available as part of our Stitch School class.

Fancy sewing your Dorothy Jacket along with us? Watch our LIVE Sewalongs Part 1 and Part 2 over on our YouTube channel

What will I receive?

The downloadable pattern file contains:

  • Printable PDF Pattern in sizes A4, US Letter & A0
  • Fully-illustrated printable instruction booklet

If you purchase the PDF Pattern + A0 Printing option, you will also receive your pattern printed on A0 paper in the post. Find out more about our A0 Printing Service here.

The Dorothy Jacket pattern is either 34 A4/US letter pages, or 2 A0 pages (sizes 6-20), or 41 A4/US letter pages, or 3 A0 pages (size 18-30).

What is a PDF pattern?

A PDF pattern is a downloadable pattern that you print yourself at home on A4 or US letter paper.

Choose to add on A0 printing and we will print the pattern on our A0 printers and post it to you so all you need to access digitally is the instruction booklet.

If you're using the A4 or US letter options, simply download, print at home, tape together and let the sewing begin! When you print the pattern, print at 100% (you might have to uncheck the scale box). Print page 1 first, the square should measure 10cm x 10cm. Never used a PDF pattern before and would like some help? Learn everything you need to know in our handy Guide to Assembling PDF Patterns over on our blog!

Is this sewing pattern layered?

Yes! This pattern is layered so you can print off just the size(s) that you need. Find out more about layering here.

Like all our patterns, the sizes are nested to make it easier to grade between the sizes, depending on your measurements.

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