36 Sewing Patterns for Wrap Dresses (11 FREE PDF’s!)

Wrap dresses are a good introduction to sewing dresses as they’re easy to fit and have no tricky closures. I cherry-picked 36 of the best sewing patterns for wrap dresses in different styles. I even found 11 FREE PDF patterns! In this post, I’ll walk you through essential details like sizing, design details, recommended fabric, … Read more

32 Jumpsuit, Romper & Playsuit Sewing Patterns (11 FREE!)

Jumpsuits, rompers, and playsuits are one-piece garments with a joined top and pants (trousers). They come in multiple styles and lengths. Today I’ve rounded up the best on offer for women, including 11 FREE ones! We’ll cover lots of different styles including wide legs, wrap styles, and jumpsuits made from knit fabric. I’ll give you … Read more

31 Sewing Patterns for Women’s Shorts (8 FREE!)

Here are the best sewing patterns for women’s shorts that I’ve found on the internet, including 8 free PDF downloads! In this article I’ll give you all the essential information about these patterns; their size range, design features, recommended fabrics, pattern format, and whether they’re suitable for beginners. Here’s a list of the pattern styles … Read more

19 Overall, Dungaree & Boiler Suit Sewing Patterns (3 FREE!)

Overalls (aka. dungarees) are one-piece garments with trousers, pockets, a bib, and shoulder straps. They were originally used as protective garments, but today fashion brands have turned them into casual streetwear. Boiler suits (aka. coveralls) are similar-looking utility garments, but they offer full body protection. They’re normally a one-piece garment with long sleeves, trousers, a … Read more

19 Kimono & Dressing Gown / Robe Sewing Patterns (8 FREE!)

The kimono is a traditional Japanese garment. It has a wrap-front, square sleeves, a rectangle body, and a lining. A wide sash (“obi”) is wrapped around the waist. Single-layered, unlined versions are called “yukata” and are considered casual or summer wear.  In the west, the term “kimono” refers to a loose overgarment with wide rectangle … Read more

25 Pajama & Nightgown Sewing Patterns for Women (9 FREE!)

Today I’m sharing a big list of nightwear patterns for women. Hand-made pajamas make great gifts for yourself and your loved ones, and there are many simple patterns that are suitable for beginners. In this list I’ll go over pajama sets, bottoms, tops, and nightgowns, so you’re bound to find a pattern you love. There … Read more

23 Summer Dress Sewing Patterns (Rated)

Today I’m sharing the best summer dress patterns I’ve found. You’ll find useful information about sizing, fabric recommendations, instructions, and “suitability for beginners” rating on a wide variety of summer dress patterns, from V-neck dresses and wrap dresses to casual knit dresses and shirred dresses. Contents list: Easy dresses for beginners Sleeveless dresses V-neck dresses … Read more