Mara — Painter Coat Sewing Pattern (Free PDF)
Inspired by the relaxed elegance of a classic painter’s coat silhouette, Mara is a loose-fitting A-line coat with a collar, sleeve tabs, pockets and a back vent for movement. Crafted from our gorgeous textured heavy-weight linen, it is an ideal piece to transition the seasons. Simple yet elegant, Mara is that one coat in your closet that will go with everything.
- Free print-at-home format on A4 paper
- Layered PDF to print just your size
- Most patterns graded in size 0/2 to 28/30
- Many have Step-by-step instructions on The Thread blog
- No licensing restrictions. Sew as many as you like
|0/2 to 12/14, 16/18 to 28/30
Customer Questions and Answers
For the Mara — Painter Coat what weight of linen would you suggest?
We love our heavyweight linens for this coat. Try looking for 4C22 and IL090 on the site to see which one strikes your fancy.
What is A4 paper? Thanks for the freebie also!
Our pleasure! A4 paper is a paper size similar to US letter. You can print this pattern on US Letter or A4 :)
Is there a way to have this in the format for a print shop? Thanks, KW
Hello, In order to offer so many patterns for free we only offer them in this format.
I'd like to see a line drawing of this pattern before I commit to it. Where can I find that?
Hello, this pattern is a free download, so you can find everything you need in the downloadable pattern booklet.
What are the fabric requirements. It says on the blog that it is provided on the pattern, but not that I see.
Hello, We recommend 4 yards for all sizes. This information is located in the downloaded file on page 4, with the size guide :)
Do I need to buy special A4 size paper or can I print it on regular letter size, 8.5 x 11" paper?
You can print our pattern on A4 or Letter sized paper :)
Does Fabrics-store sell a hard copy of this pattern? Thank you!
Sorry, we only have this available digitally as a free pattern.
Fabulous pattern! Is there a A0 printable pdf please? Many thanks.
Hello, At this time, we don't offer A0 pattern formats. Thanks for your question :)
Wondering if I could make this jacket in the heavy weight instead of canvas? Want to make it in black and don't see many color options in canvas. Thanks!
Yes! This pattern also works well in our heavyweight fabrics like 4C22.
Hello, where can I find the size and pattern guide? Thanks.
Hello, We have updated the pattern booklet to include this information. Simply re-download and you will have a copy :)
Another great free pattern from F-S. Instructions are good. Fit is spot on. Very pleased.
A good pattern for a summers coat. Finished the seams with bias binding and it's cute inside out,
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