Sew a cute girls dress using these 9 free girls dress patterns – and I’ve just added a few more!
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Here’s a glimpse into my private life – this cute girls dress is one that I made ages ago and it remains one of my fondest memories. I totally forgot how little sleep I got back then, but will always remember that happy face she made when she was twirling around in this one!
I didn’t use a pattern and just ‘winged’ it, I was lucky it came out great – but how much quicker and easier it would be if I had used one of the hundreds of girl dress patterns!
This is why I put together a list of my favorite free girls dress patterns.
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And anyway, summertime is always the perfect time of the year to sew a cute girls dress. Can you imagine anything cuter than a girl in a new handmade dress?
Some of these little girls dresses are total beginner sewing projects, a few are a bit more advanced. Either way, you won’t be able to resist them (neither could I!). And as you may have noticed, I have spent too much time on Pinterest (again!), searching for a cute little girls’ dress to make for my daughter this summer. I ended up making a selection of my favorite ones – and here they are, all these free summer dress patterns nicely lined up, the cutest little girls dresses with free patterns for me and you to make. I’m having a hard time deciding which one is my favorite. Which one is yours?
Little Girl Dress Patterns
Oh, and before I forget, there’s not just free patterns, there’s also a step-by-step sewing tutorial included with each one. Try them out and make adorable summer dress for your girl! So, here it goes:
The sewVery Sunny Dress
The Free Sunny Dress Patternby sewVery
One of my favorites! You can sew up this dress in just an hour or two and make a little girl in your life very happy! The free pattern comes in sizes 6,7, and 8.
The Rose Dress Pattern
The Rose Dress Pattern by Mary Martha Mama Perfect for your little princess! This free dress pattern for girls is available in size Newborn – 3 mths.
Free Sleeveless Sunday Girls Dress
This one is too, one of my favorite girl’s dresses and I couldn’t resist adding it. there really aren’t many for the girls between 8-12yrs that can be sewn up in an hour or two – well, this one covers it! The free girls dress pattern comes in US size 8-10 but you can easily scale it down to fit a size 6: the pattern designer says you can use a 1/2″ seam allowance plus shorten the bodice by 1 inch and hem by 1 1/2inches. What I also love is the fully lined bodice. Such a pretty girls dress for a sunny Sunday – check it out at Sew Can Do here.
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Classic Girls Dress Pattern
Classic Girls Dress Pattern by The Littlest Studio
You’ll love this girls dress and its classic design. The free printable dress pattern comes in sizes 1 thru 8.
Girls Sun Dress Pattern
Sun Dress Pattern and tutorial by DIY Crush
This easy panelled sundress comes in sizes 0-24 months. Totally beginner-friendly!
Free Girls’ Halter Dress Pattern
Free Girls Halter Dress Pattern and tutorial by Rock the Stitch
Make a lovely summer dress which can double as a perfect special occasion dress. So elegant!
Flutter Sleeve Dress (And Top) Pattern
Free Flutter Sleeve Dress and Top Pattern by It’s Always Autumn
So lovely – and easy to sew! The beginner-friendly tutorial and free pattern for a girl’s top AND dress pattern come in size 4. I can’t decide on what’s cuter, so I suggest you make both! Love it!
Free Vintage Girls Dress Pattern
Vintage Girls Dress Pattern by Simple Simon & Co For We All Sew
This cute vintage girls dress comes in multiple sizes: 3 to 8 years. Timeless, simple and easy to sew, you’ll love it!
Free Girls Knot Swing Dress Pattern
Free Girls Knot Swing Dress Pattern by Sewing Rabbit
An easy kids summer dress to make, a free pattern, and such adorable illustrations in the tutorial! I’m already searching for a watermelon print for this one! Already searching for a summer print like this one? Me too! I’ve just found these at Peek-A-Boo Fabric Shop:
Simple Girls Striped Dress/Tunic
Free Pattern for a Simple Girls Stripe Dress or tunic by Made By Toya So simple, yet adorable! Pattern in two sizes, 18 months up to 3 years.
Free Girls Dress Pattern With Ruffles
This cute modern look with the a-line form and ruffles on the sleeves – adorable! This ruffle sleeve dress could be sewn for winter or summer, just by switching the fabric. I vote for some cotton lawn and let’s sew one for the summer, and you? The pattern comes in size 4 and has an a-line form. The twirl factor, of course! Get the free girl dress pattern here.
Free Pattern For a Baby Girl Dress
Made By Rae is a blog nearly everybody has met before – but did you know that one of her childrens dresses also has a free excerpt? It+s the beautiful Geranium dress, you can get the 0-3 month size foir baby girls here at her site for free – here.
And I still can’t believe how many beautiful girls dress patterns are out there. Can you imagine anything cuter than a little girl’s smile when twirling in an adorable summer dress?
So, if you are looking for free girls dress patterns that will make your daughter, niece or granddaughter smile, here are a few that might just become your favorite patterns too. Happy sewing!
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