free girls’ dress patterns & charity sewing

huge collection of free girls' dress patterns in multiple sizes - great for personal or charity sewing!

If you sew, you’ll love today’s post: I’ve rounded up 24 absolutely FREE girls’ dress patterns. The best part about these patterns is that all of them come in multiple sizes, as opposed to many free patterns which are one size only. Many of these dresses are fairly easy to sew, meaning they’re great for […]

the play-all-day dress: free girls’ dress pattern in 6 sizes

free sewing pattern for this easy girls' play dress pattern in 6 different sizes! 4-14

I have a fun freebie for you guys today: it’s the Play All Day girls’ dress pattern. This pattern is designed to be the absolutely easiest way to make a basic knit dress for a girl. And when I say easy, I mean easy. The first time you make one it will probably take about […]

the breezy tee free pattern + contrast pocket

free pattern for this cute, easy to sew, DIY tee

Last week I shared a new free pattern for the breezy tee in size L. Today I wanted to show another breezy tee¬†to show the difference fabric choice makes in how it fits. Also, I’ll walk through the steps for adding the pocket that’s included in the pattern. I love this pattern because it’s loose […]

easy DIY princess nightgown {upcycled from a tee}

cute! easy to sew DIY princess nightgown is made from a women's tee. All it takes is two seams and a little elastic!

Three years ago I shared a tutorial for turning a women’s tee into a girl’s princess nightgown in about 15 minutes with two seams and a little elastic. It was one of my most popular tutorials for a long time, even though the photos weren’t great. I recently made a new upcycled nightgown for my […]

the breezy tee {free womens sewing pattern in size L}

free women's t-shirt sewing pattern - this looks so easy, I bet I could make it! cute, too.

After making about eighty thousand different versions of my free easy tee pattern, I decided it was time for a new free t-shirt pattern. This one is just as easy and simple to sew as the original easy tee, but it’s even better because it has longer sleeves. I love a nice little cap sleeve, […]

easy to sew skirt with attached shorts

Add fabric to purchased shorts to make a cute skirt with attached shorts - this looks so easy!

My daughter loves wearing skirts and I can’t blame her. They’re comfy, cool, and totally adorable. However, she also loves climbing, spinning, and running around, which means she ends up flashing her My Little Pony undies rather more often than I’d like. Last summer I made her a skirt with attached shorts, which she’s worn […]

the easy tee dress in a woven {simple summer sew}

easy sewing tutorial for this simple dress made from a free tee pattern

Summer is when I do the most sewing for myself. That’s because I always want new skirts and dresses when it starts to warm up, and both of those are generally easier to sew than, say, jeans and jackets. Last summer I made a maxi dress using my free easy tee pattern – it was […]

how to make a cap sleeve maxi dress in 30 minutes

learn how to sew this cute maxi dress in just half an hour! It stars with a tee shirt and a sheet.

A few weeks ago I shared a simple girls’ dress made from an existing tee shirt and some fabric – it was so easy and turned out so cute I wanted to try the same process on a dress for me. So I found a pretty tee and a patterned sheet for the skirt, and […]