How to Sew Clothes: 40+ Durable Free Dress Patterns, Free Coat Patterns, and More

By: Suzanna, Editor,

Biker Sewn Cardi PatternLearning how to sew clothes is a skill that can benefit anyone, and it's not hard to pick up some easy tips with the help of our collection, How to Sew Clothes: 40+ Durable Free Dress Patterns, Free Coat Patterns, and More. Having a core set of sewing skills is a great springboard for helping you learn how to sew a coat, how to sew a dress, and how to sew shoes, and it also gives you a way to save items you thought were on their last legs. Plus, when you know how to sew a dress, isn't it fun to see the look of surprise on someone's face when you tell them you made that adorable A-line you're wearing?

Projects like these coat sewing patterns, shoe sewing patterns, and dress sewing patterns are a great way to create something durable and original, and to keep from spending extra money on things you are capable of making for yourself. Learn how to sew clothes and other everyday wearables you can sport again and again with this collection of tutorials.



How to Sew Clothes: 40+ Durable Free Dress Patterns, Free Coat Patterns, and More


Table of Contents

How to Sew Shoes and Slippers

The Outfit: Free Dress Sewing Patterns

Outerwear: How to Sew a Coat



How to Sew Shoes and Slippers

Make Shoes New

From repairing your favorite flats to donning those seasonal bunnies to keep your feet warm in the winter, learning how to sew shoes and slippers is an invaluable skill. After all, footwear is expensive, so why buy when you can DIY with these shoe sewing patterns and free slipper sewing patterns? Don't worry if you don't have much experience, because there are plenty of easy footwear sewing patterns that teach you how to sew clothes and breathe new life into your favorite shoes.


The Outfit: Free Dress Sewing Patterns

Feisty Fashionista Sleeveless Dress Pattern

One of our favorite long-term clothing staples are, of course, free dress sewing patterns. From interviews to a night out on the town, there's not much learning how to sew a dress isn't useful for. Learn how to sew clothes that last for the long haul and add one of these durable beauties to your wardrobe.


75+ Dress Patterns for Sewing + New Free Dress Patterns


Find free dress patterns that fit your size, style, and budget by heading over to our collection of 75+ Dress Patterns for Sewing + New Free Dress Patterns.



Outerwear: How to Sew a Coat

Upcycled Spring Trench Coat

Learning how to sew a coat that keeps you warm isn't as difficult as it sounds, especially with the help of these free sewing patterns. From creating inexpensive outerwear for the kids to sewnig a coat to wear this spring, these free sewing patterns are cute, chic, and utilitarian. 

12 Beautiful Tote Purse Patterns

Every cute outfit needs a cute tote or purse - find stylish free purse sewing patterns by downloading your free copy of our eBook, 12 Beautiful Tote Purse Patterns.



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