Top 10 Free Dress Patterns We Love!

We are back again with free dress patterns for you all. There is something so special about sewing dresses, particularly if they come from a free pattern! You can just download the pattern and head to your stash for that instant sewing fix.

So let’s head in for some sewing freebies!

Mood Fabrics – Poppy Dress


The Poppy dress is another awesome free dress pattern from Mood Fabrics. With is maxi length, deep plunging v-neck and puff sleeves it is very on trend. This dress can be worn on its own with your favourite sandals or even thrown over a swimsuit for the perfect beach look.

Schnittchen Patterns – Zero Waste Dress

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The Zero Waste No. 1 Dress and Shirt is a free sewing pattern from Schnittchen Patterns. They have created this dress as part of their philosophy for sustainability. They are clever in how to repurpose the scrap fabric leftover from cutting the dress to make the pocket bags, stand up collar and even a headband. The aim is to live a life producing as little waste as possible and not to waste raw materials.

Rebecca Page – Portia Party Dress


This is the free version of the Portia Dress from Rebecca Page. We love the soft lines of this dress, with its floaty cape like sleeves and that open back detail. Not only that, it comes in sizes XXS to 5XL!

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DG Patterns – Habana Dress


The Hanana Dress from DG Patterns is currently being given away for free but they are accepting donations which are being given direct to create plastic masks for the front line Health workers in Chile.

It is a dress for woven fabrics with an a-line style, gathered sleeve and a crew neck. Perfect for dressing up or dressing down.

Peppermint Magazine – Pleated Summer Dress


The Pleated Summer Dress for Peppermint Magazine is a great summer staple. Why not use some delicious linen or cotton fabric and create your own. It has a simple bodice with button detail, its sleeveless and the pleated skirt falls just below the knee.

Sewalicious – Rose Dress


The Rose Dress can also be sewn as a tunic. It comes in either Maxi or Mini length with either a closed or open-back variations. It is a perfect dress to showcase some of your beautiful printed jersey fabric.

Rebecca Page – Patsy Party Dress


The Patsy Party Dress is a beautiful vintage style sewing pattern. Just check out that full skirt, it’s so perfect for a party. It has lots of options with everything from an overlay skirt to boning options. The Patsy comes in very inclusive sizing options too, from XXS to 5XL

Peppermint Magazine – Button-Up Dress


The Button-Up Dress from Peppermint Magazine and In The Folds is a perfect button up summer dress. It would be great dress for a beginner to tackle, especially one who hasn’t sew buttonholes before!

Mood Fabrics – The Ginger Dress


It was love at first sight when we spotted The Ginger Dress from Mood Fabrics! This sleek sheath dress with its beautifully billowing bishop sleeves creates a look that’s both delicate and opulent. 

Sinclair Patterns – Valley Knit Skater Dress


The Valley Skater Dress is a great pattern to have fun with knits. It has so many options for the dress length, sleeve style, and neckline that you could make so many different variations of this dress. It comes in sizes XXS to 4XL.

Want to know where to start?

If you really want to start sewing but don’t know where to begin, then make sure to check out our amazing classes. We can even get you started Learning to Sew from scratch. Then you can dip into these amazing free women’s top patterns and sew yourself a whole new wardrobe.

Happy Sewing

Nikki & Rachel


6 thoughts on “Top 10 Free Dress Patterns We Love!”

  1. What a sweet round up of free dress patterns! Thank you for the suggestions and letting us know about them!

    1. Hi, it looks like Sewalicious have taken down their website so we can only assume the pattern is no longer available. We’ll investigate further and amend the blog post. Thanks.

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