Frequently Asked Questions


PDF Patterns

I have paid for my PDF pattern but have not received a link to download it. Where is it?

PDF Patterns should be readily available via a download button after placing your order. An email may also with a link to download the free sewing patterns.


What sizes come in your PDFs?

The PDFs include all the sizes available.


How do I use your PDFs?

You can view the PDF on your computer and then print it true to size. Most patterns will require a large format printer. The print size is written in the file name and on the pattern in the notes section.


The print shop is asking for copyright permission, what do I do?

If you are trying to have the sewing patterns printed at a copy and print shop and are refused due to fear of copyright infringement, please refer the printer to the following statement: 

The Glory Allan PDF patterns may be printed by any copy and print centre for personal use only.  Multiple copies (for personal use) are allowed. 

More information available here.


Paper Patterns

What comes with the sewing Paper Patterns?

Paper sewing patterns are printed on 20 lb bond Xerographic paper based on the pattern size. They are folded and sent in a large, sturdy shipping envelope.


How do I use the sewing Paper Pattern?

The proper way to use a sewing pattern is to trace your size with tracing paper and a marker. Then transfer that size using a tracing wheel to craft paper and cut out your panels. Alternatively, you can cut the paper pattern directly, though you will lose the ability to make other sizes. More information can be found here: 

The Proper Way to Use Sewing Patterns (YouTube)



DIY Sewing Kits

What comes in the DIY Sewing Kits?

Each DIY Sewing Kit comes with the paper pattern, fabric and accessories necessary to complete 1 garment or accessory. Matching colored thread is available as an add-on.


How do I purchase my size in the DIY Sewing Kits?

Each DIY Sewing Kit comes with enough fabric for the full range of sizes available for that project. 


I purchased the DIY Sewing Kit but why do I see a download link for the PDF file?

Each DIY Sewing Kit and Paper Pattern purchase comes with a link to download the digital pattern as well.


Shipping, Currency and Returns

How much will shipping cost?

Shipping options will be provided at checkout depending on the weight of your order.


How long does shipping take?

We ship orders out twice per week, so please allow 2-3 business days for processing.

Shipping times:

  • North America - 3 to 8 days

  • International / APC Tracking - 4 to 21 days


Can I purchase in CAD or other currencies?

Items are only available in USD.


Can I return a Paper Pattern or DIY Sewing Kit?

All Paper Patterns and DIY Sewing Kits are final sale.