Written by Sarah @todotoutdoux

Hello, I am Sarah, passionate seamstress, alias to do very soft on networks (link: https://instagram.com/todotoutdoux/ )

Usually, I write for my own sewing blog, of the same sweet name! (link : https://todotoutdoux.fr/ )

I am pleased to write a new sewing article on the blog of My Little Coupon in order to create a sewing inspiration list !

As I usually do on my blog, we will be tuned ! It's OK for you ?☺️

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You fell for a 3 -meter fabric coupon ? You love her very much but you don't know yet What are you going to do with it?

What are you doing first ? You first imagine the sewing project or you buy your first tissue And you then see what he inspires you ?

That you have cracked for a silk, a viscose, a cotton, a velvet Where woolen, You will find in this article 24 patterns ideas to optimize as much Your pretty coupon And sew you a dress-dress in your image!

This is a non -exhaustive list of course, but it is intended to fill up on ideas !

I selected these patterns because they require between 2.60m and 3m (in 140cm layout) of fabric to be made. What to exploit the (almost)-all of tone 3 -meter coupon. These are bosses sewing for women.

This will allow you to avoid having too much fabric falls And thus limit waste! It’s so much better for the planet, is not-How not? ☺️

I also slip you at the end of the article a tip that I really like to practice to sew several looks with only 1 3 -meter coupon : False dresses or Faux Combis! I wrote a more detailed article on the question on my blog: you will find it here! (link : https://todotoutdoux.fr/coudre-fausses-robes/ )

Let's go for inspiration for couture pattern with 3 meters !


Ideas for sewing dresses with 3 meters of fabric

With a coupon of 3 meters of fabric, you have enough to sew maxi dresses! To you the pretty flying and the long dresses!

With the dresses of the selection below, you will be able to opt for different types of fabric coupons: of Cotton Popeline, of viscose, of the silk, flannel, woolen pancakes.... for example. This will allow you to make fluid dresses in all seasons!

The B version of Deer and Doe's Coquelicot dress (link: https://shop.deer-and-doe.fr/fr/patrons- de-couture/110-patron-robe-coquelicot.html )


You will be able to use your thread or viscose pancake coupons, cotton veil, silk pancake to make it. If you choose fabrics with patterns that have a sense, think of providing all 3 meters of fabric (in 140cm layout).

Like like sweet words of love like Marie (https://www.aimecommemarie.com/fr/patrons/41719-aime-comme-mots-doux-pdf.html )


The dress likes like sweet words like Marie is a wallet dress: a classic female wardrobe.

If you opt for the long version, you can use all of your 3m coupon (in Laize 140cm).

Several possibilities of materials open to you: A beautiful viscose, a silk or polyester pancake or a tencel.

For my part, I sewed the dress likes sweet words a few years ago in 3 meters of wool pancake for my winter wedding:


Make My Lemonade's Adèle dress (https://www.makemylemonade.com/products/patron-de- couture-adele-pdf )




Several dresses from the Make My Lemonade sewing patterns collection require large fabric films, from size 34 to 46.

With a 3 -meter coupon you can make this dress with vintage notes, with its large collar and belt!

It's up to you to choose if you want it united or with patterns!

Make My Lemonade's Valmy dress (https://www.makemylemonade.com/products/kit-valmy- granda-carreaux-pdf )



Still at Make My Lemonade, the Valmy dress will be perfect for using your 3 -meter fabric coupon!

In addition, this dress is Baby Bump compatible!

You can sew it in a cotton or linen veil or a fine viscose poplin for hot seasons and in a velvet brocade for example or wool pancake for cold seasons!

Surprised or not, this dress is maximum guaranteed!☺️

Make My Lemonade's Lolita dress (https://www.makemylemonade.com/products/patron-de- couture-lolita)


The latest Make My Lemonade dress of this selection of patterns of sewing dresses with a 3 -meter coupon of fabric, it's the Lolita dress !

A dress with the maxi skirt turns To keep your child's soul !☺️

You can make this skirt in several fluid fabrics, but the brand recommends you, if you are Beginner, to opt for a cotton veil.

To note that you will also need 50cm of lining to make this pretty dress !

The Cassiopée dress of I am patterns ( https://iampatterns.fr/produced/patron-couture-robe-ample- frown-cassiopee/ )


To sew the Cassiopée Dress of I AM Patterns until size 52, you will need 290cm, either Almost all of your 3 -meter coupon.

(Don't forget to wash your fabric before cutting it and sewing it because a lot of fabrics shrink At the first wash!)

This dress is completely accessible to sewing beginners: it has raglan sleeves and no Closing system whether it be zipper or buttonholes.

You can make it in several subjects. The brand advises you: fine flannel, viscose pancake, fine denim, cotton, woolen crêpe, linen, wax, fine cotton twill, fine woolen, jacquard.

Pauline Alice's Calvari dress (https://www.paulinealicepatterns.com/fr/patrons-de- couture/119-robe-calvari.html)


If you like the shirt dresses, then you will love the style and cutting the Calvari dress by Pauline Alice. With her 3/4 sleeves, she will be perfect for fall !

You can make it in medium light weight fabrics such as cotton poplin, linen, velvet, chambray, flannel ...

You will need a coupon 3m (in Laize 150cm)

The Ada Family Laboratory dress ( https://www.lelaboratoirefamilial.com/product-page/ada )



The ADA dress of the family laboratory is a dress without collar, buttoned on the upper part in front. The skirt has a nice steering wheel on the bottom!

You can make it in a 290cm coupon (in Laize 140cm). Note that this dress is doubled, it will therefore be necessary to provide a lining.

To sew this dress, you can choose a coupon from 3 meters of viscose, cotton sail, chambray, crepe, muslin, silk ! Several possibilities for different rendering!☺️

The maximum dress version of the dress at the Playa of CHUT CHARLOTTE (https://www.chutcharlotte.com/products/patron-robe-a-la-playa-femme-enfant )


Finally, in my selection of sewing dresses with 3 meters of fabric, here is the dress with the Playa de Chut Charlotte.

Easy to make, light and comfortable, perfect for summer !

To make the maxi dress (it is-Ades the longest version of the boss), you will need 270cm of fabric (almost all of your coupon of 3 meters! ☺️)

You can choose fabrics such as lace, cotton gauze, viscose, honeycomb ... Light, air, even slightly transparent fabrics are perfect for this dress!

For my part, I made it viscose linen effect but in a mi version-long.



Ideas for sewing skirts with 3 meters of fabric

Some long skirts require a large fabric film. A 3 -meter coupon will be Perfect for making them. I made a small selection of skirts that require exactly 3 meters of fabric to be made, always the goal of creating the least falls and Possible waste.

Obviously, there are a host of patterns which require less than 3 meters of fabric to be made and which will therefore return, perfectly in your coupon of 3 meters!

Deer and Doe's smoking skirt ( https://shop.deer-and-doe.fr/fr/patrons-de-couture/25- Patron-jupe-fumeterre.html )


The Fumeterre skirt of the Deer and Doe sewing patterns brand is a very long high -waisted skirt, achievable from size 34 to 52.

It exists Two versions, one buttoned on the front, the other with Braguette.

To realize it, you will need a coupon of 3 meters of Cotton sail, viscose, chambray, flexible linen, wool or light velvet!

Make My Lemonade's Samantha skirt

( https://www.makemylemonade.com/products/patron-de-couture-samantha-pdf )


The Samantha skirt from the Make My Lemonade patterns collection is a long skirt that you can decline, depending on the fabric chosen, summer and winter. She has pretty slots on the front that

It requires 3 meters of fabric (in 140 of Laize) to be carried out. For a winter look, you can sew it in a suit wool, a gabardine of viscose or tencel. For the summer, a seersucker Or a gingham but also in linen.

The ideas of patterns of sewing combinations with 3 meters of fabric The Jeannette of the Republic of the cloth combination

(https://republiqueduchiffon.com/produit/combinaison-jeannette/ )


The combination of Jeannette de République du rag is a bit like the style combination mechanic !

With more than 2.50m of tissue, you can make it in your 3 -meter coupon easily without having too much falls.

The brand advises you to make it in a coupon denim, Tencel, washed linen ... It's up to you to multiply the possibilities!

The Sirocco combination of Deer and Doe ( https://shop.deer-and-doe.fr/fr/patrons-de-couture/82- Patron-combinaison-sirocco.html )


The sirocco combination of the Deer and Doe sewing patterns will be perfect for using your prettiest coupons of 3 meters Jersey ! This model must be made in tissue Stretch!

You will find a multitude of variations on IG with #DDSIROCCO!

The combination likes as monumental of loves like Marie (https://www.aimecommemarie.com/fr/patrons/41619-aime-comme-monumentale.html )


It is a sewing pattern that you will be able to decline in dress as in combinaihis.

To sew the combination likes as a monumental to the beautiful cross on the back, you will need 3 meters of fabric! Viscose, tencel, crepe, chambray ...Your turn !

The Bardot combination of CHUT Charlotte (https://www.chutcharlotte.com/products/patron- combi-bardot-pdf )


The Bardot combination of the CHUT Charlotte patterns brand offers you several possibilities : Combi shorts, long sleeves or short sleeves.

To make the long-sleeved combi-pantalon version, you will need 3 meters of fabric. You can obviously imagine it, like Charlotte on this version, in 2 separate fabrics. But if you Wish it to sew it in only fabric, you will need your 3 -meter fabric coupon!

You can choose a coupon from cotton, viscose, crepe, double gauze ... Have fun!☺️


The ideas of patterns of jackets and sewing coats with 3 meters of fabric

With 3 meters from LainaGE, Caban, velvet ... You will be able to make a flagship piece of autumn/winter : the coat or the jacket!

These are pieces that generally require a large fabric film. In fact, the 3 -meter coupon will be perfect.

Here is my non -exhaustive selection of coats and sewing jackets in a 3 -meter coupon of tissue. As with my previous selections, I chose to highlight the sewing patterns which require 3 meters exactly or almost 3 meters in order to avoid having hushis too much and therefore waste, always in an eco-responsible sewing logic.

Note that for most of these models, in addition to the footage for the external part, it will be necessary to provide a lining.

The BEA Parka of the Republic of the cloth (https://republiqueduchiffon.com/produit/parka-bea/ )


To make the Bea parka of the brand of sewing patterns Republic of the cloth, your coupon of 3 meters will be perfect since itl requires 270cm of fabric (in 140cm layout).

A parka is an essential dressing room! Couds it in the material that you will please the best: gabardine, denim, waterproof fabric, waxed canvas!

Like like Maraude de Aime like Marie (https://www.aimecommemarie.com/fr/patrons/9744-aime-comme-maraude.html)


The jacket likes as a maraud of love as Marie is very pleasant to wear.

This is a mi jacket-Sisison, not doubled that you can make in a 3 -meter coupon since the brand recommends 2.50m of fabric.

Have fun with gabardine, from tencel, of the cotton canvas, from flexible denim, Twill ... For my part, I made it upcycling version in an old flowery curtain ☺️!


The Raymond and Ernest coats of the Republic of the cloth (https://republiqueduchiffon.com/produit/manteau-raymond/ ) (https://republiqueduchiffon.com/produit/manteau-ernest/ )



There are several models of coats from the Republic of the Roston brand which could be sewn in a coupon of 3 meters of wool.

I selected these 2 models. I invite you to go see the different coats offered by the Brand to decide to sew your pretty 3 -meter coupon of wool!

Deer and Doe's opium coat ( https://shop.deer-and-doe.fr/fr/patrons-de-couture/77- Patron-manteau-opium.html )


You will be able to make this pretty opium coat of Deer and Doe, with original piping pockets with your 3 -meter coupon of wool (in 140cm).

The brand advises you to use a coupon of wool or boiled wool or wool stride or woolen gabardine. Have fun !

This coat is in my to Sew List!☺️

The jacket/coat I am artemis of i am patterns (https://iampatterns.fr/produced/patron-couture- Veste-artemis/ )



With a Coupon of 3 meters of fabric, you can sew Artemis to TaIlle 48!

Note that this boss also exists in masculine! You will then be able to consider a Matchy-Match look with 2 coupons of 3 meters of fabric for example!

Depending on the fabric chosen, it will be a coat or a jacket!

The brand advises you to opt for The following materials: woolen, tweed, ribbed velvet, jeans, thick gabardine, false fur.

The Criollo jacket Maison Fauve ( https://www.maison-fauve.com/products/patron-femme-chemise- Veste-criollo-facile-dubutant )


You will be able to sew this pretty jacket from the Maison Fauve brand with a coupon of 3 meters of fabric since only 270cm are necessary. You will have few falls left!☺️

The jacket is not doubled, but everything is planned in terms of finishes.

The brand recommends you to choose the following fabrics: Gabardine, Chambray, Velvet, Jean, a little thick cotton satin, fine jacquard, fine wool.

The quarter coat of Pauline Alice (https://www.paulinealicepatterns.com/fr/vestes- Manteaux/84-abrigo-quart.html)



You dream of a very hot coat for winter ? You can sew the quarter coat of the Pauline Alice patterns brand!

You will need 270cm of fabric to make it. It will be perfect for your 3 -meter coupon!

The brand recommends you to choose average weight fabrics such as woolen, a tweed, a flannel, a gabardine, a chick ...

The Tempo Atelier Scammit jacket ( https://www.atelier-scammit.fr/femme/83748-tempo.html )


With a coupon of 3 meters of fabric, you can also choose to sew the SCämmit workshop tempo jacket. Like many of their bosses, there are several possible variations!

To realize it, you will need 300cm in laize of 110cm or 260cm in Laize of 140.

The brand recommends you to use light weight fabrics medium as gabardine, Denim, Popeline. It's up to you to see the desired effect !

Maximizes your looks with 3 meters of fabric: the dresses and false combinations

My tip for making as many looks as possible in my dressing room with a single coupon of 3 meters of fabric is to sew false dresses or false combinations.

What do I hear by false dress or false combi?

This is all simplEment of sewing 1 high and 1 low in the same fabric.

You can wear them together : which will create the illusion of a dress or a combination or Separately to create a maximum of looks.

For example with the veil My Little Coupon swallows I have cOn this false dress with a very simple elastic skirt and the boss of the Pampa blouse of the pink camelia.




JAlso sewn a false orange silk dress from My Little Coupon. For that jtook the boss of the blouse, the flamboyant of Estelina Couture and the boss of the Peach of Joli Lab's Peach.

If you want to fill up on ideas to compose yourself too in your wardrobe for false dresses and false combinations and thus enjoy a maximum of your favorite fabric coupons, I invite you to read My article on the subject, right here! (link : https://todotoutdoux.fr/coudre-fausses-robes/ )


If you want to fill up on ideas to compose you too in your wardrobe dress dresses and false combinations and thus enjoy a maximum of your favorite fabric coupons, I invite you to read my article on the subject, just here! (link : https://todotoutdoux.fr/coudre-fausses-robes/ )

I hope this article inspired you lots of ideas to use your 3 -meter coupons ! If you have any questions do not hesitate And find me on my Instagram account. (link :https://instagram.com/todotoutdoux.fr/)

See you soon and good sewing!




25 December, 2021



merci pour toutes ces idées vous m avez fait rever

Annick :

Grand MERCI ! Belles idées et pour toutes les morphologies. Il y a même 2 patrons Chut charlotte que je possède déjà ! 👍


merci pour ces idées. Pour mes confections j’opte pour les tissu au metre et c’est super

CLÉMENT Françoise:

Super sympa cet article. Merci. A noter que je ne suis sur aucun réseau social !


J’ai adoré l’article, Merci Sarah !

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