Fundy Fleece Robe

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Get cozy with the Fundy robe for boys and girls. Whether you call it a bathrobe, a dressing gown, or a housecoat, it is perfect for bath time or curling up with a loved one or a good book. 

This robe is designed to be loose fitting to go comfortably over pajamas, with the length falling to the knee. Additional length can easily be added. Features a unique wrapped collar, plush cuffs with enclosed seams, and side seam patch pockets.

Robe can be made with a variety of fabrics, from cozy stretch material such as fleece, cuddle/plush, and minky, or with wovens including flannel and terrycloth. You can also mix and match fabric types for a custom look and feel.


Recommended Skill Level - Confident Beginner
There is also an 18" doll version of this pattern!

Seam allowance is 3/8" (1cm) unless stated otherwise in the pattern, and is included in all measurements and templates.

Required Supplies: sewing machine, needle suitable for fleece fabric (universal 12/80 or 14/90 or stretch recommended), 3/4"-1" elastic for waistband, pins/clips, scissors.

Suggested Fabric: This pattern is designed for polyester fleece, but can also be made with other fabrics, including cuddle/plush, sweater knit, and also medium-weight wovens.  Find out more about fleece fabrics in the Sewing with Fleece Series.

Included in the pattern:
  • Sizes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12.
  • Easy to assemble pattern pieces.
  • Clear and efficiently nested pattern pieces, color coded by size.  All colors also print clearly in black ink.  No layers (individual size printing) on print-at-home or Large Format; Layers ARE included on Projector Files.
  • All measurements in both metric and imperial
  • Body measurements Sizing Guide to help obtain the proper fit for the child. 
  • Specific instructions on blending sizes.
  • Line drawings showing all options.
  • Linked table of contents, for reference and ease of use on digital devices.
  • Fabric requirements for all parts.
  • Full color photo tutorial with specific details (in English only) for each step and illustrations for additional clarity.
  • Hints and tips throughout the tutorial.
  • Summary of steps for quick reference.
  • Modeled photos showing the finished options.

Purchase also includes AO Large Format PDF for copy shop printing, and a separate Projector optimized file.  Print-at-home and Large Format files have nested pattern pieces (no layers); Projector file has layers (ability to turn on and off individual projected sizes).

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  • 5
    I love this pattern

    Posted by Avia S. on 2019 Mar 12th

    I love this pattern so much. I have never made a robe, but the instructions made it so easy for me. Once the robe was finished it was so cute and little. I’m glad I have something my son can wear during the cold Northern winters.

The Bay of Fundy in Canada’s maritime is home to the highest tide fluctuations in the world.  Over the course of a day, the tides rise and fall about the height of a four or five story building in just over 6 hours.  In a 12 hour tide cycle, around 100 billion tons of water flow into and out of the Bay of Fundy.  Walk on the floor of the ocean at low tide and look up at the towering pillars of rock that the tides erode into these unique “flowerpot” shapes, then return by boat at high tide when these same rocks become islands.  


The Mi’kmaq people fished the Bay of Fundy for centuries before the Europeans arrived.  The powerful tides churn up nutrients along the coastline, making the Bay is a rich feeding ground for marine creatures, from tiny krill to at least eight whale species, including the endangered Northern Right Whale.