Do you want to make your little girl look cute as a button? Then here are 10 free girls’ dress sewing patterns that can help you fill her wardrobe with awesome-looking clothes.
These girls’ dress patterns will help you update her wardrobe without spending much time or money. Most of these patterns have tie closure or elastic for a great fit. The absence of zippers and buttons also makes almost all of them, a great pick for beginner seamstresses as well.
Most of these dress patterns for girls are simple to sew. Of course, you can add ruffles and trims to accentuate these simple outfits.
So come on, grab the patterns and make her look casually cute and effortlessly charming!
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1) Maxi Dress
Sew this maxi dress for your little girl and create a perfect blend of cuteness and fashion. This girl’s dress sewing pattern is great for her Spring/Summer style. The elastic sash at the waist adds to the fashion quotient of the dress. It is detachable, gives a good fit to the dress, and is also easy to wear. Add a flower or bow to the bodice to make her look even more fabulous in this pretty dress. The pattern comes with free pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions to sew it from 12 months to 10 years in size.
2) Ruffled Sundress
Easy dress sewing pattern for your little girl that can make her twirl, dance, and have fun. With the shoulder and chest elastic, this dress is easy on and off. The simple and cool look of the dress makes it perfect for school or play on warmer days. This is one of the girls’ sewing patterns that do not have curved seams but only straight seams throughout. This makes it perfect for any beginner seamstress. The pattern comes from 6 months to 10 years.
3) Peasant Dress
Peasant dresses are loved by all little girls. They are roomy and comfortable to wear. The elastic along the neckline gives the dress the perfect shape it needs. The fact that they are easy for on and off, makes them one of the desired outfits for babies too. This little girl’s dress pattern does not require extensive sewing. There is no gathering required and the lack of zippers or buttons makes it extremely easy to sew. There are options to sew it with short or long sleeves, which makes it all-weather wear. Here I have simplified the DIY peasant dress sewing project and made it in just 5 steps. There are templates and instructions to sew it from 6 months to 6 years in age.
4) Pillowcase Dress
This is a nice and easy pillowcase dress pattern for any novice seamstress. This outfit is so versatile that it can be worn all year round, paired with a tee or turtle neck during fall and winter or as it is during spring and summer. It is simple to sew without any hassles like zippers or buttons. This girl’s dress sewing pattern is so easy and cute that mama would love making it and the little one would love wearing it. Here you will find the pattern piece, measurements, and instructions to make it from 6 months to 6 years in size.
5) Heart Pinafore
If you are looking for girls’ dress patterns for Valentine’s day, you are at the right place. This girl’s pinafore comes with a heart-shaped bib. It fastens by straps with buttons and so it is very easy for on and off. You may add ruffles or lace around the bib and hemline or opt for a simple clean edge for a quick-sew dress. If you would like to sew a matching heart pinafore for your little girl’s American doll, you can make one too! The pattern comes from 12 months to 4 years.
6) Ruffle Dress/Top
This ruffly girly dress/ top pattern is the perfect option for a sunny day. The ruffled dress will keep your mini stylish and comfortable thanks to its roomy shape. This girl’s sewing pattern is sure to bring out the sparkle in her eyes. Make it as a top and it will be a lovely addition to my ruffle pants (given below) for a day at the playground. Complete with shoulder ties and a gathered chest, this ruffle dress will keep her cool on warm summer days. The pattern comes from 6 months to 2 years.
7) Ruffle Pants
Your little sweetheart will love the comfort and versatility of this ruffle pants sewing pattern. The style and the fit of the pants would make them her favorite for the summer. You can add a coordinating top and headband for a complete look! This sewing project on how to make the ruffle pants comes with the full pant template. The waist elastic and the absence of zippers or hooks makes it a quick and easy sew for my readers. The pattern comes from 6 months to 2 years.
8) 15 Minute Dress/ Top
These flutter ruffle dresses are so easy that with the cutting done, you can whip them up in almost 15 minutes! No gathering is required and no buttons or hooks to sew. Just a rectangular piece and a piece of elastic would do all the magic! Of course, there are straps to be sewn, but you can replace the straps with gross-grain ribbon if you are looking for a very quick-sew dress. The little girls’ dress pattern comes from newborn to 2-year-old girls.
9) Kid’s T-Shirt
This is not a girls’ dress pattern but it is a lovely versatile kids’ t-shirt sewing pattern, that is sure to keep you glued to your sewing machine. This is a t-shirt pattern for boys and girls. There are options to sew it with short, 3/4th, or long sleeves. You can also sew them with or without the cuffs. This new t-shirt pattern comes from 12 months to 5 years and involves just a few steps to sew.
10) Kids Pajama
This is again not one of the dress patterns for girls. It is a Pajama pant pattern that you can make in coordinating fabrics with my t-shirt pattern to make your kids look adorable in them. This kid’s pajama pants sewing pattern is not as hard to sew as most of my beginner readers might think. You can easily sew them if you have a ballpoint needle and you have some practice with knit scraps. So, join me as I take you through the fun tutorial. The pattern is again available from 12 months to 5 years.
If you are looking to sew a girl’s dress with a tiered design, this free sewing pattern is perfect for you. The pattern comes from 2 to 6 years and comes with clear step by step instructions and downloadable templates.
Thank you for thes e wonderful simple to follow patterns for babies. My gr-grandaughter is now just weeks old and I am itching to start sewing for her. Mom has sewn with me for yeard, but infant care leaves her with not much time. I am Happy to fill in.
Monday 7th of August 2023
Wednesday 2nd of August 2023
I cannot wait to start sewing for my new Great Granddaughter