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11 Free Baby Dress Sewing Patterns

Give your child or grandchild a whole closet of beautiful, handmade dresses. This list includes sizes, too!

By: Trinity Heavin, Editor,
Updated August 04, 2023
11 Free Baby Dress Sewing Patterns

Dress your child or grandchild in a garment made with love with these 11 Free Baby Dress Sewing Patterns.

The care and devotion will shine through in every intricate detail and carefully placed stitch.

Your little one will look darling in these teeny outfits because you will find nothing by beautiful designs, stunning colors, and delicate details in these easy baby sewing patterns.

We've compiled lots of options for you to find the perfect baby look for every precious occasion. Go for the classic casual cuteness for the everyday outing or a gorgeous regal look for special memorable events.

Best of all, these itty-bitty dresses are easy to make. Gift one to all the little ones in your family!

Shirts, bottoms, and onesies are great for babies but there is something about dresses that are so much more memorable.

These baby dress patterns are the easiest and prettiest ways to adorn your littlest loved ones in handmade adoration.

Please note that while the sizes are listed (when available), most of these fabulous and beautiful baby dress designs can be adjusted to smaller or larger. Many of these tutorials and patterns include instructions or advice on how to do that, too.

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11 Free Baby Dress Sewing Patterns

When it comes to free baby clothes sewing patterns, DIY dresses are easily the most popular and loved. Who can resist an adorable tiny dress, especially when it's on an adorable tiny human?

It was difficult to narrow down this list but we've chosen our 11 favorites. Plus, a bonus Halloween costume that we just had to include. You'll see it at the bottom of the page.

11 Free Baby Dress Sewing Patterns

Baby Peasant Dress

This Baby Peasant Dress is an easy everyday outfit for when you are low on time but want your baby to look their best.

Try this classic casual look that is bursting with cuteness! Just look at those darling ruffled sleeves! Your baby or grandbaby will look absolutely darling.

This baby dress pattern is available in sizes 0-3 months (approximately 8-12 lbs).

Baby Peasant Dress

Two Pillowcase Christening Gown

Of course, you want your baby to look especially beautiful for a special and beautiful occasion, but that doesn't mean you have to spend a fortune!

The Two Pillowcase Christening Gown allows you to achieve this gorgeous look with just two simple pillowcases.

This baby dress pattern doesn't include specific sizes but the pillowcase used was cut to 20 inches.

Two Pillowcase Christening Gown

You Are My Sunshine Dress

Those sunny summer days are some of the best. Make sure your little sunshine stays cool and cute in the heat with the You Are My Sunshine Dress pattern.

This dress will soon become a staple for the all fun-filled days of summer!

This baby dress pattern is available in sizes 11-12 months but includes information to make different sizes.

You Are My Sunshine Dress

Baby Gap Knock-Off Pattern

Get the Baby Gap look at a cheaper cost to you and the environment! All you need is an old men's shirt to give your baby a stylish look.

This Baby Gap Knock-Off Pattern achieves the look created by professional designers and upcycles your old clothes while doing so!

This baby dress pattern is available in sizes 1-2 months (approximately 9-10 lbs).

Baby Gap Knock-Off Pattern

Vintage Heirloom Dress

Turn your old linens, your grandmother's favorite pillowcase, or any other vintage-looking materials into a gorgeous dress for baby!

Take a picture of your little one in this timeless look and the photos of your child in the Vintage Heirloom Dress will be mooned over for years to come.

This baby dress pattern doesn't include specific sizes but has instructions for using existing pieces of clothing to create a pattern.

Vintage Heirloom Dress

Honestly Lovely Onesie Dress

Great baby clothes patterns need to be two things. They need to be cute and they need to be functional. The Honestly Lovely Onesie Dress pattern is the perfect dress for your little girl.

The Honestly Lovely Onesie Dress is easily created in any color palette, too! This sewn baby clothes pattern is sure to be a hit.

This baby dress pattern uses an existing onesie and is available in sizes premie-4T.

Honestly Lovely Onesie Dress

DIY Onesie Dress

Upcycle those old baby clothes into something new and adorable! The DIY Onesie Dress is super simple to make but produces super cute results.

This pattern will ensure your baby is cute AND comfy! With the built-in body suit (that you can buy or make), it's a one-piece outfit she'll adore.

This baby dress pattern is available in sizes 6-8 months.

DIY Onesie Dress

The Rose Dress

Nothing is as beautiful as the classic rose flower... except maybe your little rose in The Rose Dress!

Obviously stunning and surprisingly easy, this dress pattern makes the perfect outfit for all your baby's special outings.

This baby dress pattern is available in sizes 0-3 months (approximately 8-12 lbs).

The Rose Dress

Itty Bitty Easy Girls Dress

The Itty Bitty Easy Girls Dress is ridiculously adorable and amazingly versatile!

Use this dress for a breezy, flowy spring look, or layer it over a long sleeve to keep your little one warm and stylish in the crisp, fall months. 

This baby dress pattern is available in sizes 6-9 months.

Itty Bitty Easy Girls Dress

Fancy Newborn Dress Pattern

This Fancy Newborn Dress Pattern is adorned with so many beautiful details that we can't stop talking about!

Numerous floral and lace accents, a unique wrap detail, and a few upcycling techniques make this beauty possible.

This baby dress pattern doesn't include specific sizes but has instructions for using existing pieces of clothing to create a pattern.

Fancy Newborn Dress Pattern

Royal Baby Gown

Dress your baby like the little princess they are with the Royal Baby Gown! It's seriously sweet and, despite the typical royal garb, super comfy!

This simple yet beautiful gown is fit for royalty, as well as your lovely child or grandchild.

This baby dress pattern is available in sizes 0-3 months (approximately 8-12 lbs). For different sizes, the full digital pattern (NB-3T) is available for purchase on the designer's page.

Royal Baby Gown

BONUS! Little Dorothy Baby Dress Pattern

Follow the yellow brick road! The Little Dorothy Baby Dress Pattern doubles as the cutest Halloween costume and has a lovely yet casual look.

Tie baby's hair in pigtails and add some ruby red booties for a festive look. Then, use the dress again and again until your little one grows out of it!

This baby dress pattern is available in sizes 6-10 months.

Little Dorothy Baby Dress Pattern

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I love making bibs. Dresses have always intimidated me but these are so cute, I may need to try a few.


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