Make a vintage style half apron/pinny Instructions (pdf download)


Make a vintage style pinny / apron – perfect for small pieces of vintage fabric and scrap busting.

  • Suitable for size 8 to 18
  • As seen on Hochanda / The Craft Store
  • Includes pattern plus full instruction booklet suitable for beginners
  • PDF download file, printable on regular A4 home printer
  • Pattern not included as it is not suitable to print on A4. I have given measurements in the instructions for you to create your own pattern from 3 sheets of A3 paper (or 6 x A4 stuck together).
  • Great gift for a beginner to advanced sewists
  • Also available as a kit including fabric and trims, or buy the whole set of 5 patterns in one printed book, included printed patterns.


Materials & equipment required (not included)

  • 90 x 75cm piece of fabric (or smaller pieces stitched together)
  • 80cm piece of ric rac or ribbon
  • Sewing thread (polyester / all sew)
  • Dressmaker pins
  • Scissors (fabric and paper)
  • Sewing machine
  • Unpicker
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sewing thread (polyester / all sew)
  • Dressmaker pins
  • Scissors (fabric and paper)
  • Sewing machine
  • Unpicker / seam ripper
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Scroll down for download instructions…


Make a vintage style half apron/pinny Instructions (pdf download)


  • After you have purchased the pattern and instructions you will come to a ‘checkout’ page
  • Halfway down the page you will see a yellow box labelled ‘Millie Pinny Instructions’
  • Click on this box to download your instructions
  • You can only download the file once, so if you are buying on your phone I recommend waiting until you are on your PC or tablet to download the file
  • You will be sent an email confirming your purchase and can access the download link via the email
  • Once you have downloaded the file, please read the permission and instruction letter on the first page before printing
  • Any problems, please get in touch
  • The instructions are designed to be printed on a regular A4 printer.

Other designs available – Wash bag, tote bag, cushion cover and drawstring kit bag.

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  • Olive Road London is an independent online fabric shop specialising in vintage and pre-loved fabrics. Buying vintage is a fun way to recycle and prevents textiles adding to the landfill issue, helping you to create a sustainable product or outfit with a vintage style.

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If you change your mind about your Olive Road purchase or once you receive it, it isn’t what you expected, don’t worry, I accept returns and issue a refund with these conditions:

  • If you have changed your mind, full refund is given before you download the file.
  • Once you have downloaded the file, I am unable to offer you a refund for copyright reasons.
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