Our Fall/Winter wardrobe staples

Pleiades 1 dress sewing pattern

The Pleiades I Dress

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

Stella dress pattern

The Stella Dress

A shirt-dress that will reconcile tomboys and girly-girls, once and for all. Now available in our extended size range.

The French Poetry Pleiades 2 dress pattern is pictured here in view 1 in a red viscose. It is fastened on a dress form, in a brightly lit room with white moldings

The Pleiades 2 dress

Super stylish and oh-so-versatile with its many versions, now available in our extended size range

The Libra bodysuit

The grace of a ballerina.

the last minute skirt - vue en pied portée

The Last Minute Skirt

From office to parties, in all your favorite fabrics.

Choose a pattern by sewing level

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A beginner’s pattern

A quick, easy pattern: a top or a bottom, no odds or ends or zippers.

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A quick, easy project

A first “real piece” to start getting serious, with a quick result to celebrate.

level 3: advanced sewing patterns

A little challenge

For experienced sewists who aren’t afraid to explore new techniques.

French Poetry is...

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A collection of elegant, feminine sewing patterns

You can 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.

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Detailed instructional videos and illustrations

Each new French Poetry sewing pattern comes with either an instructional video that shows, step-by-step, how to sew the garment, or an illustrated manual with particularly detailed illustrations. Soon, all patterns—even older ones—will come with this new format of illustrated booklets!

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Sewing patterns sized out by professional modelists and pattern graders

Each template is designed and adapted to each size by professional modelists and pattern graders. We’ll be coming out with a plus-size line soon, starting with the Pleiades 1 sewing pattern, which we are currently testing.

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Planet-friendly patterns

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.

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The best way to get in on, a few times a year—at specific surprise moments—new pattern releases…Or simply to keep up with updates to existing patterns and other French Poetry news!

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