This pattern was made in collaboration with Peppermint Magazine for Issue 40 of the magazine.

Pattern is available for free download.

Garment details

The Playsuit is a comfortable and easy to wear summer staple with bib front and tie straps. The bust area has a close fit and then relaxes into the waist and hip area, for ease and comfort on warm summer days. The Playsuit features patch pockets, invisible zip and an all-in-one facing for a clean and high end finish.


This pattern is suitable for advanced beginners and beyond.

By working through this pattern, you will gain confidence in:

  • Sewing an invisible zip

  • Sewing patch pockets

  • Sewing a facing

Suggested Fabrics

The Playsuit is compatible with a range of different fabrics. Consider using light to mid-weight fabrics such as: linen, linen blends, cotton, gauze or chambray. You could also consider sateen, silk (crepe de chine or habotai), tencel or viscose (rayon) for a dressier look. For a boxier silhouette, consider light-weight denims or heavy-weight cottons.


  • Coordinating thread

  • 40cm (16in) invisible zip


The pattern is available in 10 sizes (A - J) and is nested, to make it easier for you to grade between sizes.

Digital product details

The pattern is suitable for printing on both A4 and US letter sized paper. A copy shop version is also included in the file.

Print at home pattern: 33 pages

Print shop version: 2 x A0 pages

The pattern includes embedded layers. This means that you can select only the size/s you would like to print.

For more information about digital products, please see the digital product policy here.

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