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35+ Free Printable Sewing Patterns

Don't break your budget on expensive sewing patterns and print off one of these free sewing patterns today!

By: Kaylee Pope, Editor,
Updated March 26, 2018
35 Free Printable Sewing Patterns

Tired of finding patterns or tutorials you absolutely love and want to try only to find out that the blog post is simply a tutorial or a blurb about a project? Do you often find projects you yearn to make and become increasingly frustrated with sewing ideas that do not come with free printable sewing patterns? Well, you’re in luck, because we have started to collect all of our printable sewing patterns into one place.

All of the projects linked here come with downloadable sewing patterns that you can print out and use to create stunning pieces. Patterns from the store can be expensive! There’s no reason to run out and buy an expensive dress pattern when we have free printable sewing patterns right here on for you to check out. Skip the store-bought ideas, save some money, and delight in the best DIY ideas out there. There’s a ton of printable sewing patterns below and we promise to keep adding more! 35+ Free Printable Sewing Patterns to download is sure to hold your next project.

Before checking out these printable sewing patterns, it is important to understand how to use downloadable sewing patterns. Obviously, most people do not have a printer at home capable of printing large pattern pieces like the patterns you purchase in the store. Technology is an awesome solution to save money, but if you use it wrong, your sewing projects can turn out less than impressive.

The biggest tip for successfully sewing with printable sewing patterns is to follow the directions. Each pattern will tell you how to enlarge a pattern and to what degree in order to make it the correct size. You can do this by downloading a PDF and doing it yourself or – if you are uncomfortable or confused – you can easily visit a print shop or office supply store and have them do it for you.

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Free Sewing Patterns for Tops

Summer Raglan Tee Pattern

Learn how to make a t-shirt or sweatshirt with one of these tops to sew.

  • Summer Raglan Tee PatternTreat yourself to the perfect top for spring and summer with this printable pattern that's great for showing off gorgeous summer prints. This Summer Raglan Tee Pattern is an easy way to update your warm weather wardrobe, and comes with a printable pattern for size L.
  • Cold weather means it is time to start wearing longer sleeves. If you are tired of tanks and sick of being chilly in your tees, make this comfy Fall Raglan Sleeve Pattern and you will stay cozy warm. Perfect for your fall wardrobe and easily made to be casual or a little fancier, this free sewing pattern is measured to fit you perfectly.
  • Long Sleeve T-Shirt PatternMake a basic long sleeve t-shirt pattern that will be a great staple to add to your wardrobe when you learn how to sew a shirt like this comfy idea. The Long Sleeve T-Shirt Pattern is the kind of shirt that you will want to make several times.
  • Spring Style Blazer PatternAdd a touch of elegance and attitude to your favorite outfit with this free sewing pattern that's completely business chic. This Spring Style Blazer Pattern shows you how to create a figure flattering and lightweight blazer that's perfect for layering.
  • Long Sleeve T-Shirt Pattern for Women "This is an easy 3/4 sleeve length knit top I made a few years ago. It is such an easy DIY top that I believe it will help you to create dozens of new tops with just a few modifications. Think about this knit top as an easy-to-use block for short or long sleeve knit tops, shift dresses, and more!"
  • Heather Sewn Top PatternThe Heather Sewn Top Pattern is a free printable sewing pattern that comes in several sizes. This stylish project features a flared short sleeve and an a-line top. These features combine to create a casual and comfy top that is perfect for lazy days or nights out.
  • Open Shoulder Blouse TutorialTransition from warm summer weather to cooler fall days with this perfect Open Shoulder Blouse Tutorial. This three-yards or less sewing project is a great way to make a top that's custom fit for your body and shows a little skin without being too revealing.
  • Jackie O. JacketWho doesn't love the impeccable style of Jackie O? She's such an icon and now you can make a jacket inspired by her. Make the Jackie O. Jacket and you'll be looking fashionable in a timeless piece. With velvet making the body of this DIY coat, you'll never be wanting for warmth or style.
  • Summery Free T-Shirt PatternWelcome the summer sun with open (and bare) arms with this free how to make a t-shirt tutorial. It is time to tuck away your sweaters and long-sleeve tees and be comfy cool in summer tops to sew. This Summery Free T-Shirt Pattern comes with a downloadable PDF that allows you to make a t-shirt in sizes XS-XL, making it the perfect fit for any body shape.
  • Open Back Top Vintage Sewing PatternUse vintage sewing patterns to create a gorgeous sewn top pattern that is extra flattering and surprisingly comfy. This neat retro top hangs beautifully on any body type and comes complete with a built-in panel, ensuring that you do not have to wear too many layers underneath.
  • "Easy raglan top in sizes 4 to 22. Ideal for this transitional time of the year. The PDF file is ready to download and it comes in letter, A4 and A0 (copy shop 36'' wide) format."
  • 30 Minute Kimono Top Printable Pattern"This easy beginner 30 minute kimono top is a perfect wardrobe staple for the fall season. It is an easy piece to make and even easier to wear! The PDF printable sewing pattern is available in sizes from 4 to 22 and includes a step-by-step beginner sewing tutorial to follow."

Printable Free Skirt Patterns and Dresses

Simply Audrey Skirt Pattern

Our most popular type of free sewing patterns, skirts and dresses! Download these free skirt patterns and dress patterns for sewing and create wearables you will actually want to wear.

  • Simply Audrey Skirt PatternThere's no argument that the classic circle skirt is flattering on every body type, as it makes the waist look smaller and hits right above the knee. Inspired by classic 50s silhouettes, this Simply Audrey Skirt Pattern is the perfect skirt pattern to wear all year.
  • Lazy Day Free Skirt PatternNo matter what your mom might have told you, skirts are not just for nice occasions. If you are looking for a wardrobe piece to help you beat the summer heat while you spend a lazy day at the local craft fair or even just stay in for the day, the Lazy Day Free Skirt Pattern is the wearable for you!
  • Fit and Flare Free Dress PatternThe Fit and Flare Free Dress Pattern features a scooped neck, short sleeves, and flattering design lines that combine to make a comfy frock that is just as flattering. Easily fitting tightly to the bust and flaring at the hips, this how to sew a dress tutorial comes complete with a downloadable PDF pattern as well as a helpful video that will make sewing it easy peasy.
  • Good Vibrations Circle Skirt PatternWhether it's summer or whether it's fall, this Good Vibrations Circle Skirt Pattern is just the thing you need to add some punch to your outfit. Follow along with this circle skirt tutorial to start building an outfit that will capture everyone's attention.
  • Bohemian Rhapsody Wrap Dress PatternThis summer, let yourself be spirited away with this on-trend Bohemian Rhapsody Wrap Dress Pattern. This free sewing pattern is the perfect way to give your wardrobe a stylish beach-y feel, even if you live miles from the shore.
  • Fiona Dress Pattern"This is an easy beginner dress project with a lovely outcome. The Fiona dress has a fitted, knee length bodice with a bust flounce to make it more feminine. The pattern covers sizes from 4 to 22. I used a medium weight, stable knit fabric."
  • Boat Club Dress PatternDesign a gorgeous lightweight summer dress that doubles as a swimsuit coverup for those warm days spent at the beach with this free sewing pattern. This Boat Club Dress Pattern is the ultimate way to go from the beach to dinner, and comes with a free printable pattern for sizes small to large.
  • Raglan Free Dress PatternTurn a raglan shirt pattern into this cute dress with a few simple changes to the pattern. The Raglan Free Dress Pattern shows you exactly how to sew a girl's dress pattern for sewing that your girl is going to love. This kid's clothing pattern is charming, comfy, and great for a school party or everyday outing.
  • Comfy and Carefree Skirt PatternThe cold weather is here and you are ready to upgrade your wardrobe to include warmer pieces. Look no further than this cozy, free skirt pattern for winter. Made out of snuggly fabric and looking extra cute, the Comfy and Carefree Skirt Pattern proves that your winter wardrobe does not have to be bulky.
  • Scarlet O'Hara Inspired Dress PatternThis DIY dress pattern could be considered either sweet or sexy, so choose what you think it should be named based on what you think. Learn how to make this Scarlet O'Hara Inspired Dress Pattern for a special date with your special someone or even for a night out in the city with your girlfriends.
  • Just because business casual means you have to cover up and keep professional does not mean you cannot have some fun with your working girl clothes. Learn how to sew a dress that is entirely appropriate for an office setting, but comes with some seriously sassy flair.
  • T-Shirt Dress Pattern"The t-shirt dress is the easiest outfit for summer. It's also the comfiest! Use this step by step tutorial to make your own t-shirt dress out of 1.5-2 yards of knit fabric. In addition to the tutorial there is a free printable pdf pattern for a size large t-shirt dress."
  • Design and make your own clothes starting with the Nautical Halter, a free printable sewing pattern. This dress is stylish and comfy, a great dress to wear on a beach vacation. Nautical attire is almost always trending, and this is the perfect sewing pattern to catch on to that trend.
  • Perfect Little Black Dress PatternThere is no piece of clothing as essential to every woman's wardrobe as the LBD aka little black dress. Make a dress perfect for every occasion that fits your body like a dream with this Perfect Little Black Dress Pattern.
  • Perfect Beach Dress Pattern"The Perfect Beach Dress is an A-line dress, meant to be worn over your swimsuit and it falls above the knee. I have made this dress for myself in a few colors. It's my "go to" dress when I come back from the beach and I need to pick by the store or for a quick dinner before going home."
  • Bow Back Dress PatternWith warm summer weather, everyone's searching for the perfect summer sundress that looks hot and keeps them cool. Make a stunning summer dress full of charm with this Bow Back Dress Pattern. This free dress pattern is perfect for warm summer days and is dressy enough for a night out on the town.
  • Anne Dress Pattern"The dress is a fitted princess seam dress with a below the knee, gathered skirt option The dress has 1” of ease.I used a medium weight woven fabric. The one used on this project was a textured cotton tweed. The pattern will work well with light and medium weight woven fabric."
  • Tiered Maxi Skirt PatternThis maxi skirt pattern has 3 tiers and the option to have the bottom tier with horizontal or vertical stripes. If you are looking to add an elegant and long skirt to your summer wardrobe, this Tiered Maxi Skirt Pattern would work perfectly.
  • Lightweight Tank Dress PatternWhen the summer sun is shining down bright and hot, you are going to need something to wear that keeps you cool and covered. The Lightweight Tank Dress Pattern comes with a free printable PDF for most sizes.
  • Printable DIY Maxi Dress Pattern and TutorialCreate a fabulous day-to-night dress with the Printable DIY Maxi Dress Pattern and Tutorial! The best part about this sewing pattern is that you can print out the directions in order to draft your dress and follow the sewing tutorial. It'll only take you a couple hours to make, too.

Downloadable Sewing Patterns for Kids

Isabella's Free Skirt Pattern

Sewing for kids is much cheaper than buying for kids! Use up smaller scraps of fabric and make baby sewing patterns and wearables for kids. These printable sewing patterns are perfect for little ones!

  • Isabella's Free Skirt PatternLearn how to sew a banded skirt for your girl when you sew up free skirt patterns like this too-cute girl's skirt pattern. Isabella's Girls Skirt Pattern shows you how to sew up adorable kid's clothes patterns in very little time. 
  • Wrap Dress PatternAny baby will look cute using this free sewing pattern. This Wrap Dress Pattern is great for little ones, ages 2-3 years old. Equipped with a free printable pattern, easy-to-sew instructions, and the cutest design you ever did see when it comes to sewing for baby, this baby dress pattern would make a great birthday gift or big day free dress pattern for your girl.
  • Summer Breeze Nightgown PatternTreat your little princess to a comfortable and lightweight nightgown that she'll love wearing to bed with this free Summer Breeze Nightgown Pattern. Made using less than a yard and a half of knit fabric, this free sewing pattern for girls is perfect for warm summer nights and will keep your little ones nice and cool while they sleep.
  • Lua Sleep Sack for DollsLet your child tuck their baby doll in for the night with the Lua Sleep Sack for Dolls. This free printable pattern and detailed tutorial will help you create a sleep sack for baby dolls up to 22 inches tall. These instructions provide many options for customizing your DIY sleep sack.
  • The Bigger and Better Bib"This free printable bib pattern is a new, improved version of my old one. It's slightly bigger and better. Simply print out the PDF of the pattern and follow the tutorial steps to complete your baby bib. These baby bibs make a great present for an expecting family because they are practical and yet also beautiful."
  • Printable Kids Shorts PatternsWhen the sun comes out and the weather gets warm, you find yourself scrambling to find a pair of shorts for kids that they can sport on sunny days. These Prinatable Kids Shorts Patterns come in a variety of sizes and are easily customized to fit your kids style. This free shorts pattern comes with a printable PDF pattern and requires half a yard of fabric to create.
  • Fleece Pants PatternIf you've been doing some sewing for kids and need some new ideas, try these comfy pants. This Fleece Pants Pattern is a great way to make your own clothes that fit the needs of your growing kids! The best thing about learning how to make pants for kids is that you can save a ton of money and make sure the pants fit perfectly.
  • Printable Girls Peplum TopLooking for a new and stylish look for your girl? If so, check out this Printable Girls Peplum top! This trendy little pattern is entirely printable, easy to make, and entirely unique. Some trends for adults look absolutely silly on little ones, but this one is just too cute!
  • Free Superhero Cape and Printable AppliquesLearn how to make a super hero cape with this easy sewing project for beginners. Including several free applique designs to complete the look, the Free Superhero Cape and Printable Appliques pattern uses under one yard of fabric and can be created in one afternoon.
  • One Yard Baby TunicBaby clothes patterns are easy and quick sewing projects that never take up too much fabric. Skip buying baby duds at the store and make the One Yard Baby Tunic. This adorable, little top to sew is easy-to-make, a great baby shower gift, and too cute to pass up.

Free Printable Sewing Patterns for Bags and Purses

The Lauren Bag Pattern

DIY bags and purses will last you much longer and can be even more stylish than the ones you pay a pretty penny for in the store. These printable patterns are easy to follow and will make it easier for you to pick back up again if you sew one of these bags over the course of a few weeks.

  • The Lauren Bag Pattern"You can never have enough bags in your handmade collection! Add The Lauren Bag to your next project list. Measuring 15" wide and 12" high and made with sturdy canvas and fleece interfacing, this bag is sure to be your favorite go-to accessory this spring."
  • Winter Garden Purse PatternMake a purse that will add some green to the grey skies and cold snowy days of winter this season when you make the Winter Garden Purse Pattern. This charming and printable purse pattern shows you how to make a jumbo purse that is easy to organize and extra sturdy.
  • Fabulous Fringe Bag PatternPerfect for a weekend of crafting, this Fabulous Fringe Bag Pattern is a texture-lover's dream. Adding this free purse pattern to your wardrobe will quickly add a DIY bag that can add some seriously wonderful wow-factor to your accessorizing. 
  • Summer Satchel Free Bag PatternLearn how to make a bag you will want to carry all summer when you make this easy DIY bag idea. The best thing about free bag patterns is that they come in all different sizes. This particular bag is a big one. The jumbo size of this easy sewing project makes a great go-to summer bag.
  • Upcycled Pink Pocket PurseMake this cute spring Upcycled Pink Pocket Purse with tied handles and lined front and back pockets! Learn how to make a handbag with this pattern, which includes printable templates to help you cut fabric to the proper size and shape.
  • Check Me Out Library Tote PatternDesign a classic and roomy tote bag that's perfect for hauling library books, toys, and all of your other necessities with this Check Me Out Library Tote Pattern. This free tote bag pattern uses a 1/2 yard of fabric to create a quick and simple bag that's great for running to the library or for a stop at your local farmer's market.
  • Fat Quarter Wallet PatternLearn how to sew a wallet that makes a great gift with this Fat Quarter Wallet Pattern. With free wallet patterns like this, you don’t need to struggle with figuring out what to give a loved one. Simply use this wallet pattern to create a handmade trinket and tuck a favorite gift card inside.

Which of these sewing patterns will you print out first? Let us know below in the comments!

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How can download the free printable sewing patterns?

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Where are the kitchen sewing patterns

Hi BQuinn! You can find all of our kitchen sewing projects at the following link: Thanks!

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need a pattern for a school uniform child's skirt pattern. Only problem is I need it today.

What an awesome collection. Thank you for sharing all these ideas!

I need longarm quilting patterns.

Oh, I appreciate this convenience of having downloadable patterns, I look forward to checking out all 30 designs. What I like about this concept is that we get to choose whether we want to print a pattern or not. That way we don't waste ink and paper printing extra patterns we won't use.

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seems like such a waste of paper and sellotape, how about making a pattern such that you give the instructions for how to make the pattern, then anyone could make it easily on newspaper without a printer and with out even printer paper, but just using a ruler and a measuring tape. this is how patterns are made anyway to start with before they are copied onto pattenr paper. you make then out on card by copying instructions and you could easily make them to fit your exact measurements this way too.

If that's the way you want to draft your patterns there are several good books and other websites about the subject. But except for the few designs which are only basically made from rectangles such as a gathered skirt, it is not possible to just "give instructions" for drawing the crutch curve on trousers, or a neckline or a sleeve head. I agree that perhaps those curves could be the only bit you need to print off and the length of any straight lines could be shown, but don't forget websites of this sort need to cater for people with less skill and experience than you apparently have. You could always do a print preview and decide which pages you need to print and which you could guesstimate using common sense, such as the leg on a pair of trousers.

So many great patterns! And the fact that they're printable makes it so convenient. Thanks, AllFreeSewing!

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Where is the sewing machine shaped pincushion pattern

I'm looking for a pattern for fleece mittens. Can anyone direct me to a free fleece mitten pattern??

Hi MLPassi2 4980939 -- You can try typing the word "mitten" in the search bar at the top left part of the page. It's the little box with the magnifying glass icon next to it. Or you can follow this link to take a look at our selection of mittens. Hope that helps!

look at the end of your arms there are hands, copy your hands onto paper an d decide where you want them covered, like you could make half mittens, or where you want them up your arm, then add a hem and sew it would barely take a few moments and if they dont fit you can try again with an additional 1/4 or 1/8 inch around so they do. meanwhile give the paire that dont to a smaller person, and when you find the pattern that works for your hands you will always have perfeclty fitted mittens. you could do the same for gloves, just spread our your hands and add ahem sew around and if needs be pinch spaces on the writs to gather. thats how old fashioned gloves seem to fit so well.

Are there any sewing patterns for men's clothing?

Hi Quilt Man! Check out our Sewing for Men category for all out men's clothing projects. Hope that helps! Kaylee, Editor of

Is there a printable pattern for the Amish DIY Dish Towel?

Hi evangundy 3844151! There is not a printable pattern for that project as far as I know. Consider reaching out to the designer. Hope that helps! Kaylee, Editor of AllFreeSewing

Why is it so hard to find a simple teddy bear pattern.

Hi jackie! Check out our collection of stuffed animals: There's a few bears in there. Warren the Charity Bear is super simple and printable! Hope that helps! Kaylee, Editor of

Are there any printable maternity patterns?

Hi dessertqueen! I'm not sure if any of our maternity clothes patterns are printable, but be sure to check out our maternity category for some ideas! Hope that helps! Kaylee, Editor of

Where would I find a pattern for a 'walking' doll? It's the 1960 doll, and would like to find a free pattern for one. Thanks. Mary

Hi Mary! As far as I know, we do not have anything like that on our site. I would try asking our active Facebook community. Someone might be able to help you out over there. Hope that helps! Kaylee, Editor

I just requested a pillowcase pattern. What do I have to do to get one?

Hi ernaprawdzik 21693 03! Try checking out our collection of homemade pillow patterns: Hope that helps! Kaylee, Editor of


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