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.
I know you have seen the pillowcase dress pattern all over the internet but when I have patterns for everything baby-related on my website, I shouldn’t leave out the ever-green pillowcase dress pattern right?
This pillowcase dress design 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.
This simple sewing project can be modified in various ways; you can use satin ribbon for the ties or add trims to the bottom if you would like it to be prettier. Below are a few modified versions of my pillowcase dress from my testers, made with fabric scraps and an added ruffle at the bottom.
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If you would like to watch a video tutorial on how to sew the pillowcase dress, skip to the end of the page.
Free Pillowcase Dress Sewing Pattern
*Caution: Do not leave your infant unattended with the ties at the neck.
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Medium-weight cotton fabric in any desired print and color for the dress and neckties- requirement specified in the table-2 below.
Single- folded bias tape (optional)- 40-inches.
1- inch satin ribbon (optional)- requirement specified in the table-2 below.
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All the fabrics used here are 44 inches in width.
The fabrics shown here are only for illustration purposes and as such may vary from the original.
The seam allowance is 3/8 -inches unless otherwise specified.
I suggest you read the entire pattern once before starting to get a general idea.
All seams are to be pressed flat
All seams are to be finished by zig-zag or serger
Length is measured from the neck to the hemline.
- In the table below, “W” stands for the width and “L” stands for the length of the fabric pieces to be cut.
Cut the dress pieces, referring to table-3 above. * Mark the top and side edges to avoid messing up.
Cut the armhole template for your required size, following the directions.
Let’s finish the neckline.
Let’s do the lower hem.
Next, we insert the necktie. You may either use a satin ribbon or make the ties as given at the end of the tutorial.
Let’s do the neck-tie (the pictures below are for illustration purposes). Take the pieces for the neck-tie, referring to table-3 above.
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Wednesday 15th of March 2023
Cute and easy to sew. Tks
Saturday 11th of March 2023
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Sunday 30th of October 2022
Have purchased file and still awaiting the email with oattern
Friday 1st of April 2022
Very wonderful ❤