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11 Sewing Patterns for Women's Dresses & Other Pretty Projects
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.
What's not to love about the Keyhole Neckline Dress? With a unique collar and buttoned up back, this garment screams to be worn. Free little girl dress patterns like this one can help make up a lovely wardrobe for your little girl.
Learn how to make a dress for girls like this Secretariat Inspired Dress. Before you begin, read through instructions as you'll need a main and accent fabric for this project. This is an easy dress to make once you've gathered all of your goods. The additional tape trim and button flap that accent this dress are very simple to make. Check out this dress pattern tutorial for all measurements, tips and tricks for enhancing your chances of coming in first with this striking dress.
Learn to sew dresses made with pillowcases. You can create this simple sundress with just two pillowcases. It's a pillowcase dress pattern that's bright, cheerful and easy! Lightweight fabric makes this cute dress perfect for spring or summer.
Frumpy Dress to Swimsuit Coverup is a simple project with chic results. Turn a dowdy dress from a secondhand store into an adorable sundress or cover-up! Wardrobe refashioning is an excellent way to be unique and economical.
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!
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.
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 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!
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.
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