Free Girls Dress Patterns You Can Sew Now!
Can you imagine anything cuter than a girl in a new handmade dress? Some of these free girls dress patterns are total beginner sewing projects, while others are a little more advanced. Either way, you won’t be able to resist them!
Little Girl Dress Patterns
I’ve been adding new free girls dress patterns to this post, each with a step-by-step sewing tutorial. Try them out and make an adorable summer dress for your little one!
The Tank Top Dress Pattern
This free girls dress pattern was designed for woven fabric and features a full gathered skirt and a lovely button closure by Emily at Life Sew Savory. Tank top dresses are perfect for the summer!
The sewVery Sunny Dress
The Free Sunny Dress Pattern is one of my favorites; you can sew it up in an hour or two and make a little girl in your life very happy. The free pattern is available in sizes 6, 7, and 8.
The Rose Dress Pattern
The Rose Dress Pattern by Mary Martha Mama is perfect for your little princess! This free dress pattern for girls comes in sizes newborn to three months, as well as sizes 0-3 months to two years.
Free Sleeveless Sunday Girls Dress
The free girls dress pattern comes in US sizes 8-10, but you can easily scale it down to fit a size 6. While you’re browsing, sign up for the AppleGreen Cottage newsletter for even more free patterns:. PLUS, get a 100% off code for 14 MORE.
Classic Girls Dress Pattern
The Littlest Studio’s classic girls dress pattern in beautiful turquoise is free to print and comes in sizes 1 through 8.
Girls Sun Dress Pattern
This easy panelled sundress comes in sizes 0-24 months and is completely beginner-friendly, thanks to DIY Crush’s pattern and tutorial.
Free Girls’ Halter Dress Pattern
Make a lovely summer dress for girls, one that can double as a perfect special occasion dress, with this free girls Halter Dress Pattern and tutorial from Rock the Stitch.
Flutter Sleeve Dress (And Top) Pattern
It’s Always Autumn’s free flutter-sleeve dress and top pattern, with a beginner-friendly tutorial and free pattern for a girl’s top AND dress in size 4. I can’t decide which is cuter, so I’m going to make both!
Free Girls Knot Swing Dress Pattern
Already looking for a summer print? I recently discovered these at Peek-A-Boo Fabric Shop: watermellon print HERE.
Simple Girls Striped Dress/Tunic
Made By Toya’s free pattern for a girls dress or tunic is simple but adorable! Pattern comes in two sizes, 18 months to 3 years.
Free Girls Dress Pattern With Ruffles
The a-line form and ruffles on the sleeves are featured in Sew Much Ado’s free dress pattern; this ruffle sleeve dress could be sewn for winter or summer by simply changing the fabric.
Free Pattern For a Baby Girl Dress
The beautiful Geranium dress by Made By Rae comes in free sizes 0-3 months, and you can get it here on her website for free.
Can you imagine anything cuter than a little girl’s smile while twirling in an adorable summer dress? Here are some of the best free ones to make your daughter, niece, or granddaughter smile!
What is the easiest clothing to sew?
A simple, elastic-waist skirt is one of the easiest sewing projects: Dana from Made Everyday has a great tutorial for how to sew a simple skirt (both video and photos of each step), as well as ideas for adding more personality to your skirt with layers and trim.
Can you sew a dress without a pattern?
One of the best places to start is with your own wardrobe. Take a close look at your favorite outfits and, if possible, disassemble them to see exactly how they’re put together, and use the pieces as guides for cutting your own.
How do you turn a dress into a dress pattern?
Using the old dress as a template, make a paper pattern.
- Turn the dress inside out, flat, and make sure it is not stretched or skewed in any way.
- Keep the center fold line along a long edge of the paper.
- Remove the dress and use a sketch pencil to make the lines clearer.
- Draft the front pattern in the same manner as the back.
How long does it take to sew a simple dress?
They take between 25 and 40 minutes to sew, depending on the dress style.
Is sewing by hand better than machine?
Faster: Sewing by machine takes far less time than sewing by hand, and you can complete machine sewn seams in seconds. While hand sewing is better for small precise projects like buttons, machine sewing will give you the most exact straight line possible.
What should I sew as a beginner?
25 Sewing Projects for Beginners:
- If you’re brave enough for a zipper…Easy Pencil Case:
- Easy Tote:
- Birthday Banner:
- Chaptstick Keychain Holder:
- Library Tote Bag:
- Laptop Case:
- Ipad Sleeve:
- Jumbo Receiving Blankets:
- If you’re daring enough for a zipper…Easy Pencil Case:
Is it cheaper to make your own clothes?
Clothing costs are generally far less than fabric costs if you are a frugal shopper who buys from big box stores; however, if you are buying high-end pieces of clothing from designer stores, making your own clothing with higher-end fabric may be the better option.
Is it difficult to learn to sew?
Sewing for beginners can be a lot of fun because it’s so exciting as you learn what you’re doing and start creating your first projects. It doesn’t have to be difficult; it just takes practice and patience.
Is it hard to sew a dress?
Sewing a dress may appear to be a daunting task, but it is actually a great beginner project if you choose a simple style and a simple fabric. The key to sewing a dress is to treat it as a series of components.