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11 Sewing Patterns for Women's Dresses & Other Pretty Projects
This Graceful Dress Pattern yields an easy-to-make dress that can be worn at any time of the year. If you use a light fabric, you can wear it with a shawl in the fall or wintertime. Otherwise, it is an all-in-one pleated dress pattern that will only take you a weekend. Put a Grosgrain belt around the middle for an extra classic touch to this cool craft. Homemade dresses are a rarity these days, so this fun craft is unique. You will sparkle and shine when you wear it.
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.
The Strawberry Vanilla Dress is super-cute with either a halter neck or with crossing ties in the back. Let your little one run and play in this adorable, easy to make dress. Free dress patterns this cute are hard to come by so check out this helpful tutorial.
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.
If you have a few minutes and some stretch fabric, you'll be ready to hit the beach in no time. For quick instructions on how to sew a dress, check out this fashionable pattern. Show off your DIY style anywhere you go.
This Swirly Twirly Free Dress Pattern is the perfect dress to wear when you are going to go out dancing on the town. The fun and poofy skirt make it a great piece to shake your groove thing in. This easy sewing project would look great paired with a leather belt cinching your waist, cowboy boots, and some subtle jewelry. If honkytonk is not your style, it would look cute with some pearls and ballet flats, as well.
A lot of ladies feel self-conscious over certain areas of their bodies, that's why the Figure Flattering Free Dress Pattern in Peplum is such a great sewing project. Thanks to this dress tutorial, sewing a piece that works with typically troublesome spots like your mid-area is easy. Take advantage of the flouncy peplum accent to accentuate your finest features and optimize your self-esteem. Free dress patterns for women have never been so cute or rewarding.
This 60s Vixen Lace Dress has a timeless vintage design while still looking contemporary. You can wear it in so many ways that you will never want to wear anything else. Wear it with a cute belt and a light slip underneath to look like a true flower child or dress it up with some funkier jewelry and boots for a more modern get-up. No matter how you wear it, you are sure to get a million compliments on this fantastic dress.
There's nothing more fun than a night out with your girlfriends. For a bachelorette party (or really any fun occasion) the Bachelorette Party Dress makes for the perfect outfit. For instructions on how to sew a dress for a special night, follow this tutorial.
You'll bring the party to a grinding halt in this gorgeous Femme Fatale Cocktail Dress. This DIY dress is absurdly easy and quick to make, but looks absolutely phenomenal once it's finished. If you're a beginner sewist just starting to learn how to make your own clothes, this is the perfect project for you. The end result is so elegant and understated. It has a nice length and a wonderful striped detail at the ribcage that really pulls the whole thing together. This dress will become your cocktail party go-to!
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