Featured sewing patterns

A young brunette woman walks down a flowery alley, gazing off to the right. She's wearing a short, slightly low-cut dress, buttoned at the front, with small, gathered, knotted sleeves.

The Etoile dress

The perfect little Summer dress, simple and sophisticated.

A young brunette woman is wearing the Sirius dress in a white crepe with tiny black dots. The dress is fitted at bust and flared at hips. She is wearing red high heels sandals, and gently touching her straw hat. She is walking in the countryside, and we can guess it's summer and very hot.

The Sirius dress

The easy breezy summer dress to showcase all your fabrics (and sun tan).

A young woman with long dark blonde hair is wearing the Pléiades 1 dress in an ochre viscose crepe. She has a dreamy expression on her face and the wind sweeps her hair and skirt to the side.

The Pleiades 1 Dress

Our tried-and-true best-seller, available in our extended size range.

The French Poetry Lune dress is modeled here by a young brunette woman with long hair. The Lune dress is a maxi dress with V neck on front and back.

The Lune dress

The maxi dress of dreams, for long summer nights or for your wedding day.

A young woman with long blonde hair is wearing the Aquarius dress made of a white broderie anglaise. Her hair is swept to the side and the very full skirt moves in the same direction.

The Aquarius dress

A modern day princess dress to learn some couture techniques.

A young brunette woman wears the Vega dress in a green crepe. We can see the back of the dress, with a deep V neckline adorned with a bow just below.

The Vega dress

Your best friend for weddings (and other love stories).

A young woman with long blonde hair is softly lifting the edges of her skirt to show how the dress moves. It is a shirt dress with drawstring belt and a very couture skirt adorned with many godets.

The Stella Dress

A shirt-dress to reconcile tomboys and girly-girls, available in our extended size range.

A long-haired young woman wears a tight-fitting red dress with a sweetheart neckline and a small printed pattern. She is leaning lightly on a stone balustrade, in the late afternoon light.

The Venus dress

An adorable sweetheart neckline for a surprisingly quick make

French Poetry offers...

A collection of elegant, feminine sewing patterns with a French je-ne-sais quoi

For all body types, to hand-craft your own dream wardrobe. My goal is to provide styles worthy of the chicest ready-to-wear brands to burgeoning and experienced sewists, so that making your own clothes can finally become a real alternative to shopping.

Detailed and illustrated instructional booklets

Each new French Poetry sewing pattern comes with an illustrated manual with particularly detailed illustrations. Many also have an instructional video to explain technical parts.

A new, inclusive size range up to hips 66” (163cm)

We are proud to offer our 3 best-selling patterns, the Pleiades 1 dress, Pleiades 2 dress and Stella dress, up to hips 66” (163cm), which would correspond to a size 6XL or US size 32W. Each sewing pattern is designed and adapted to each size range by professional modelists and pattern graders to offer a flattering cut. We hope to offer many more in the future.

Planet-friendly sewing patterns, always looking to innovate

All patterns are available as PDFs in A0, A4, or US letter formats. Lines and other marks have all been optimized for maximum visibility, while also reducing ink consumption in print. We are currently investigating the projector format.

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