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Sewing Patterns for Dresses

We have the perfect dress sewing pattern for you! There are over hundred styles to shop. With designs suitable for all occasions, from daywear dresses for work and play to fun or formal occasion and evening wear, our multi-sized patterns will ensure a perfect fit, which together with your choice of fabric, will result in a totally unique garment. Our fantastic range of easy dress sewing patterns has something for everyone, from beginners to more advanced seamstresses, and from A-line dress patterns to kaftans, smocks and wrap dress patterns to suit every occasion. These gorgeous dress patterns are carefully chosen from some of the best designers, including Simplicity, McCall's, Butterick, Know Me, Burda, Vogue Patterns and New Look. You'll find the most trusted dress patterns for women's clothing, with step-by-step instructions to follow. Creating a warm yet elegant outfit for winter? Shop from our selection of maxi dress patterns, party-ready tiered dress patterns or playful puff-sleeve dress patterns. For the sunnier months, opt for one of our summer dress patterns, super comfy smock dress patterns or on-trend milkmaid dress patterns. With our dress sewing patterns, you're free to build the wardrobe you want, whatever the time of year - and you don't have to wait for a specific season to start adding dresses in your favourite style.

New to dress sewing patterns?

We have dress patterns for ladies of all experiences and abilities, which will tell you everything you need to know - including recommended fabric types, how much material you will need, and any embellishments like buttons and bows. Beginners' kaftan dress patterns and versatile slip dress patterns will soon have you on your way to expert status. Just follow the easy-to-understand step-by-step instructions. Some dress sewing patterns even have video sewalongs, so you can see each step on-screen. If you want to make sure you're shopping from our beginner-friendly dress patterns, just tick the 'Easy Sewing Patterns' option under 'Collection' and we'll filter your results down to just those patterns that use basic techniques and/or help you to learn.

How to use dress sewing patterns

We have lots of help and advice on how to use our dress sewing patterns. Visit our Size & Fit Guides for tips on how to read dress patterns, how to match the pattern to your own size and body shape, and how to tailor the pattern to fit if you're not one size from top to toe. This is the real magic of making your own clothes from scratch - a good slip or shift dress pattern can be adjusted up or down as required, so you get a garment that fits in all the important places, with room to breathe where you need it. And if you're not yet confident in your tailoring ability, opt for a loose-fitting kaftan or wrap dress pattern, which you can cinch at the waist using a belt in matching or contrasting fabric to allow for a comfortable and adjustable fit.

Get started with dress patterns today

The flowing lines of dresses are the perfect way to show off pretty fabrics and fabulous embellishments - a canvas to go wild with your own craft and creativity! Our extensive range of dress sewing patterns really does have something for everyone, from comfy summer dress patterns to tailored puff-sleeve dress patterns. Choose your style today and make a start on building your wardrobe for a summer garden party, Christmas get-together, or just for day-to-day wear all year round. Our range of dress patterns includes: And has so much more besides! On-trend or classic, the fashion options are endless. Browse our range today.


How to use our patterns

Learn how to read a pattern, pick your size and make common fit changes with our handy Size and Fit Guides.

Need an Intro to Sewing? Check out the Getting Started section!


I need beginner-friendly sewing patterns.

We understand that starting to create your own clothes can be a daunting process, which is why all our dress sewing patterns are designed to be as easy-to-follow as possible.

Look for a design that says “Easy” on the envelope or check out our collection of Easy to Sew Patterns.

Why not try Mimi G or Know Me designs which all include video sewalongs to guide you through every step?


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