Marlowe’s Vintage dress and pinafore is a beautiful classic pattern that you will use over and over for years to come. Your creations will become heirloom quality that will be past down from generation to generation because the timeless look never goes out of style.

It is a quick and easy pattern with detailed instructions and helpful photos to help you sew with confidence. The dress comes with 4 sleeve option: 2 short sleeve (elastic or cuff options), a ¾ length and long sleeve. The pinafore has ruffle or non-ruffle options, and no vintage pattern is complete without bloomers up to size 8! The back of the dress is closed with a very easy beginner friendly classic keyhole! 

As soon as you make one Marlowe, you will want to make it over and over! The look is timeless and the sew is easy and satisfying!


Difficulty Rating: Beginner

*Fabric Requirement Chart shown as last image*


Here is what you receive:

  • Measurements for sizes Newborn to 14 kids.
  • A 53-page instant download pattern with thorough, uncomplicated step-by-step instructions accompanied by color photos that allow you to follow along with ease from start to finish.
  • Computer drawn pattern pieces you can print over and over again; no more patterns that rip or tear! We now include templates for square and rectangle shaped pieces to cut and print out for those who prefer this option. As always, we will continue to include a cutting chart for those of you that choose to use a rotary cutter and ruler to cut your pieces. 
 Please note that PDF patterns differ from traditional sewing patterns, and not all PDF designers have the same style. We prefer to give measurements for simple rectangles instead of rectangular pattern pieces to save your time, paper, ink, and tape. You will only receive pattern pieces for curved portions of the garment, and you will follow the cutting chart for the remaining pieces. 
If you would like to see an example of our style and try it for free, please download our free sample pattern HERE.
Marlowe's Vintage Dress and Pinafore Sizes NB to 14 Kids PDF Pattern

Product Reviews

Written by Vanessa Welch on 13th Sep 2019


Such a versatile and clear pattern. I so enjoyed making this.

Written by Vanessa Welch on 31st Aug 2019


I adore this pattern! It is provided with extremely clear instructions and came out beautifully.

Written by kristin bedell on 18th Jul 2019

Pure vintage perfection!

So many options in this pattern! with a dress, pinafore and bloomers! its like having 3 outfits in one! Made a set of each of my nieces and they will be bringing them on vacation with us. they can wear the pinafore with bloomers, the dress by itself, or the dress with pinafore for a new look.

Written by Deanna Sousa on 17th Jun 2019

vintage perfection!

I loved making these! This pattern has great instructions and I learned quite a few new skills with this one!

Written by Christy Ladner on 31st Mar 2019

perfectly vintage

My daughter wore dresses like this when she was litttle and now my granddaughter can as well. I live the layers and style options. Perfect for any season or occasion.

Written by Dale Eva on 28th Mar 2019

Adorable, Classic outfit

I made this for my friends daughter, who is turning one. The directions are clear and easy to follow. The outcome was adorable and she used it for birthday photos. I love that it has such a large size range and includes the bloomers too.

Written by Glenda Morrow on 25th Feb 2019

Classy Cuteness!

This classic recreation is a must have for special occasions & everyday girly dressup! The construction instructions are written with easy understanding & sewing! This is a MUST have pattern!