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11 Sewing Patterns for Women's Dresses & Other Pretty Projects
As the clock reminds you that it's almost noon, you have butterflies in your stomach. You couldn't be more excited because today you're debuting The Day Date Dress to your sweetheart. With the hem falling just below the knee and the cinched waist emphasizing your hourglass shape, you feel confident in this classic silhouette. It's incredible that last weekend you were able to learn how to sew a dress that looks this retro-chic. The doorbell rings and you grab your satchel and sunhat, ready for the day in your new DIY dress.
It's no secret that maxi dresses have been one of this summer's most popular trends. What's not to love? They're slimming, flatter every body type, comfortable and easy to dress up or keep casual. One more thing to love about these long dresses for summer - you can actually make them yourself! Sure, you can find these maxi dresses all over the stores but at a much higher price. As sewists, we're always looking for the DIY option. In this collection you'll find 26 long dresses for summer and women's maxi dresses and skirts.
This HM Knock-Off Cowgirl Dress pattern uses cheap and simple unpcycling techniques to make an adorable little dress with a western feel. If you have a plaid shirt lying around that you no longer wear because it is just a little bit too short, this project is for you. This free dress pattern is the perfect look for a summer cookout or outdoor party, especially if you pair it with some cowboy boots.
It's hard not to feel beautiful in this lovely handmade dress. Make A Gathered Dress when you are first learning how to sew a dress. This pattern is so easy and so fun. The dress style is flirty and it looks good on any body type. Mix and match different fabric colors and patterns to get your favorite look. Simple dress patterns like this one are fun and rewarding you'll end up with a wardrobe favorite!
If you're looking for a great tutorial to teach you how to sew a dress, check out The SoHo Maxi Dress Tutorial. This free long dress pattern delivers an outfit perfect for summertime parties and outings.
Ideal for a relaxing weekend breakfast, this Sunday Brunch Free Dress Pattern is the perfect piece to slip on when heading out to a relaxing, yet classy brunch restaurant. Hugging your curves in all the right places, this floral dress is easy to dress up or down. It would look simple with some flats and a scarf or sassy with some bright heels and chunky jewelry. Plus, this pattern shows you exactly how to make a dress that will fit you perfectly.
Finding a dress that makes you look extra slim and sassy can be tough. Dress patterns, just like the clothes in the store, can all seem like they are designed for the same body type. This Spring Flattering Dress Pattern is the type of dress that would look fantastic on everyone. It is designed in a very easy slip-on and knit fabric, making it snug on your body without suffocating you. It can easily be modified to fit your body type, too.
You won't want to take off this beautiful Grecian Sundress this summer. Gathered at the neck, this flowy sundress sewing pattern is super easy to make. Made with a light knit this lovely DIY dress is comfortable and doesn't even need to be hemmed.
You'll look like a million bucks in this Fun and Flirty Wrap Dress! In this easy-to-follow wrap dress tutorial, you learn how to make a gorgeous dress that's safe from the kind of wardrobe malfunctions to which wrap dresses are so often prone. Easily customizable, stretchy, and super comfortable, this wrap dress can be worn in any season. Dress warm in winter by pairing it with tall boots and a long sweater, or keep cool in summer with a nice pair of flats. You'll get plenty of wear out of this flattering DIY dress!
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