Pattern #1921 Perfect Pleat Hoodie
Perfect Pleat Hoodie
A long-line hoodie with pleated hem feature.
This pattern is for a relaxed fit, fingertip length drop shoulder, long length hoodie. The hood has a set back lining and the collar is also lined - you can sew one or both. Top stitched pockets and your choice of hemmed long sleeves, a cuff or a banded elastic wrist finish. The hem is straight with sets of pleats front and back.
This is a very easy wearing fit
A sew-a-long video is available on my Youtube channel
All seam and hem allowances are included.
The pdf is a Multi-size pattern fitting XXS-3XL
Please see below for a detailed description.
Style # 1921 Difficulty: - 2.5 / 5
This pattern is for a relaxed fit, drop shoulder, fingertip length hoodie with hem pleat detail. You could wear this as a sweater-dress. There is a lined hood and lined collar with double drawstrings - you can sew one or both. The lined collar is designed to be drawn up with the drawcord (pattern provided) or you could use pre-purchased cording. Top stitched side seam pockets and your choice of full length sleeves ending in either a hem, a cuff or a banded with elastic at the wrist finish.
- 3 sleeve finishes - long hemmed, cuff or wrist band with elastic.
- Side seam pockets with topstitch feature
- Sets of 3 pleats at the front and back hemline
- Drop Shoulder
- Lined hood and lined collar - sew one or both
- Double drawstrings - or purchase cording.
The garment shown in the pictures was made of mid weight unbrushed sweatshirting with poly-spandex linings. It has both the collar and hood options and the sleeves end in a cuff
The pattern is a multi-size pattern to fit the size range of XXS-3XL
It is designed for a relaxed sweatshirt fit.
The size guide is included with the Information Sheet in the downloads when you purchase this pattern - you can also see a screenshot of this page in the images here
Designed for winter or trans-seasonal knits.
Please purchase a knit fabric - jersey - that has at moderate to medium stretch as the garment requires this to fit properly. A minimum suggested stretch is 30%
For best results please choose stable knits with good recovery.
Suggested Fabrics are Sweatshirting or French Terry. More options are in the "More Information" Tab
Construction Information is a written only PDF for intermediate to advanced sewists.
For those who require more visual guides there is a sew-a-long video on my YouTube channel.
This is a professionally drafted fashion industry construction pattern, which I have made and graded to industry standard guidelines.
Available for purchase is a digital download, a pdf file able to be immediately printed to your home printer. Download the pattern after payment. Once purchased, the pattern will be in your account forever, and you can download it as many times as you want. Due to the nature of the product there are no refunds.
It is printable in both "No Trim Layered" US letter and A4 sizes. Also available as a "Trim" File - the pages are very easy to assemble, simply match the letters and numbers of the grid and tape or stick glue into position before cutting out. An A0 Size CopyShop Print File is also included
Please ensure before you print that your printer settings are set to "DO NOT SCALE" (Print actual size)
Please print the page with the test square as a single print job before you send the full pdf document to the printer, with your printer settings on "do not scale". This will print a test size square which you can measure to ensure the pattern will print to the correct size. There is a square of 10cm, and a square of 4inch
These print in black ink with grainlines in red ink. You may prefer to change your print settings to "draft" to save ink.
You will need Adobe Reader to read the file and a printer to print out the pattern.
You may sell items made from this pattern. You may not sell, copy, or redistribute this pattern.
This is a PDF construction/sewing pattern. This is not a finished garment.
For more details please see the "More Information" tab or the Customer Service and FAQ page.
For help with pattern assembly you may find this YouTube video helpful
|From The Collection||Off Duty|
|Number of Pages||
No Trim Layered US Letter 35 pgs
No Trim Layered A4 Size 32 pgs
Trim 40 pgs
Instructions 2 pgs
Construction Sequence 2 pgs
Suggested Lay Plans 3 pgs
A0 Size Copy Shop File 2 pgs
|Knit Or Woven Fabric||Knit Fabric Used In Pattern|
|Fabric Pattern Types||Plain, Floral, Spots, Stripes, Checks and Tartan, Selvedge/Hem Print|
|Fabric Choice||Sweatshirting Fleece, French Terry, Heavy Weight Knits, Ponte, Merino Knit Heavy, Mid Weight Knits, Ribbing for Trim (cuffs, neck , waistband etc), Hacci, Sweater Knit, Knit - double faced (2 sides look the same), Double Knits|
|A0 Copy Shop File Included||Yes|
|Print Options||Print At Home - Trim File - (US Letter and A4 Size), Print At Home - No Trim Layered File - choose either US Letter or A4, A0 Size - Copy Shop File|
|Pattern Size||XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL|
|Difficulty||Intermediate - Confident Beginner|
|Garment Type||Sweater Dress, Jumper / Sweater / Pullover, Hoodie|