Free Dress Patterns for Women: Summer Ideas You’ll Love!

Honestly, does anything trump the feeling you get when you realize it’s officially summer? I don’t know about you, but I look forward to that first taste of summer every year. With outdoor barbeques, pool parties and , you’ve got a a slew of opportunities to sport new dresses. For free dress patterns for women, you’ve arrived at the right place.

Whether you’re looking for some great DIY maxi dresses or skirt patterns, I’ve rounded up some of our most popular free dress patterns for women here. The great thing about dresses? Besides being a comfy, stylish option for almost any get-together, dresses are super fun to make! Show up to any summer event in one of these little numbers and you’re sure to be the hit of the party! Not to mention, these free dress patterns for women are so simple to make, you can make several. This season, build a closet made up of all lovely dresses!

Now imagine sipping on an ice cold lemonade and kicking back with friends while receiving compliment after compliment on your gorgeous handmade dress. Ah, yes – summer is here.


Maxi Dresses

The SoHo Maxi Dress (shown above): This free long dress pattern delivers an outfit perfect for summertime parties and outings.

Coral Dress: Can you believe this adorable dress can be made with a $3 top and some cotton knit fabric?

Vintage Sheet to Maxi Dress: You can achieve both the vintage and the modern look in one dress this season!

Find an entire collection of DIY maxi dresses.

Maxi Skirts


Stripe Play Maxi Skirt (shown above): Combines fun patterns and colors.

DIY Maxi Skirt: Take material you already have and simply dress it up into something new!

The Domesticated Skirt: It doubles up as a skirt and an apron–perfect for a woman who loves cute sewing projects and cute clothes.

Find an entire collection of free maxi skirt patterns.


Free Skirt Patterns

Denim Skirt Refashion (shown above): Do you have a men’s denim shirt? You can quickly turn it into a fashionable denim skirt with this skirt sewing pattern.

Ice Cream Social Skirt: Choose a stylish fabric and this skirt will complement your figure even while you indulge in a creamy treat.

DIY Lace Skirt: It’s a free skirt pattern that will help you create a lovely piece for your spring or summer wardrobe.

Find 14 more free skirt patterns.


For even more free dress patterns for women, check out the 11 Sewing Patterns for Women’s Dresses & Other Pretty Projects eBook.







 What are you looking forward to sewing this summer?

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