I have gathered a whole long list of free maxi dress patterns and tutorials to help you find your favorite. You could always use a short dress tutorial and just lengthen it. There are so many possibilities! What are your favorite free dress patterns?
When maxi dresses first became popular several years ago after a long absence in fashion, I thought it would be a short lived trend. Luckily, it’s still going strong! Maxi dress are easy to wear because it’s just one item, they are comfortable (secret pajamas!), and you can protect your legs from the sun.
In this list of easy dress patterns and tutorials you will find some are for knit fabric and some are for woven fabric. Some are maternity maxi dresses and some are easy refashions to make a a maxi dress.
Some of these maxi dresses are for free printable sewing patterns and some of these maxi dresses are just maxi dress tutorials. They are all versatile and can be used in different ways.
When sewing a knit maxi dress you can use these tips for sewing knit fabric. When sewing a woven maxi dress you can use these tips for sewing lightweight fabrics. There are lots of basic sewing stitches that will help you learn how to sew a dress.
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This is an easy and simple maxi dress with a wonderful bohemian vibe. It looks comfy too!
I love the pleats on the skirt. They create beautiful drape lines.
This dress really is classic and perfect for every event. Not to mention comfortable! It would be great for all those hot, hot days!
A comfortable dress with an empire waist is great for multiple body shapes. This one would be stunning in a solid or a print!
How cool is that ruffled fabric! All the interest and details can be found in the fabric which make it a stunning dress.
The simple drawstring neck makes this dress quick and easy to make!
I love the gathered skirt and cuffed sleeves, and I love love love that she made this from a jersey sheet!
Using a sheet for this dress eliminates some of the hemming! You can also find pretty border prints or vintage prints for a gorgeous dress!
Those side slits are just the perfect detail. They look so luxurious! It's also great for air flow when it's hot!
Easy Breezy Summer Lounge Dress Pattern and Tutorial
I love the gathered, tiered skirt and that you could use soft fabric that feels so good to wear.
It's easy to make which is perfect for pregnant mamas! I think if you used a regular t-shirt you could make it as a non-maternity maxi dress too!
The crossover detail is brilliant for maternity and nursing!
Change all your short dresses to long dresses with this refashion! You could have a really quirky and fun dress depending on the fabrics you choose!
Sew some fabric onto a tee! With the shirt already down the hardest part of the dress is done!
Using three scarves to make this dress is brilliant and easy. The hemming is already done for you!
This is a gorgeous maxi dress for summer! Get the code in the facebook group to get it for free!
This is a gorgeous free maxi dress pattern! Get the code in their facebook group to get it for free!