Easy Dress Patterns To Sew For Spring!
Sewing summer dresses can be quick and easy if you choose comfy, loose fitting, and unstructured patterns. You will be surprised at all the patterns you will want to try and the simple projects you can finish in a short timeframe. For the special occasions, you will love a vintage look or a modern dressed up look. We have several options in our Simplicity sewing patterns review for spring where you can find the perfect easy dress patterns to sew for spring.
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Simplicity patterns have improved their style and delivery of easy fitting garments. With pattern designers like Mimi G and Gertie, you know you will find hip and modern styles. Also new to Simplicity patterns is the new, clean Simplicity branding and style that offers sewists basic garments with interesting details.
When searching for the best pattern, choose a pattern envelope that shows the sewn garment worn on a real model. The sketched interpretations are just that, an interpretation on how the garment fits and drapes on the body. If the pattern company hasn’t made the garment, then you shouldn’t either.
No matter where you are in your sewist journey — beginner, intermediate, or expert — you will find a light and breezy summer dress pattern from Simplicity Patterns. I have listed a few of my favorites below along with great fabric options.
Nothing says vintage like Simplicity Patterns designer Gertie. Her Pattern 8873 fit and flare is a gorgeous dress.
It would be amazing in this calico cotton fabric from Minerva. You can rock the vintage look, perfect for a fun picnic or summer barbeque.
Patterns For Beginners
True beginners will love Simplicity 8230, it is great for cotton and linen fabrics.
Natural fibers are perfect for beginning sewists. It would be lovely with this Lady McElroy Linen.
Patterns Without A Zipper
Simplicity 9011 is a lovely and easy knit pattern perfect for a beginning sewists.
This stable Ponte Roma knit is easy to work with and a great first-timers knit fabric.
Casual Day Wear Dresses
Super comfy yet still stylish, this Simplicity 8856 comes with a matching little girls’ dress.
Perfect for a cool summer fabric like this bright and cheery cotton batik you will look charming with or without twinning.
Parts Of A Dress
When you are deciding on a spring dress pattern, consider the construction required for your pattern. Simple slip dresses, a sheath dress, or other pattern with classic lines will be easy to construct. When sewn well, a simple dress is elegant and always appropriate.
Parts of a dress pattern whether fitted or loose and casual are:
- Other design details
There are so many avenues to get inspired. You can flip through fashion magazines, scroll through online shops that carry high-end designers, and you can go to your local clothing store and paw through the dress racks. No matter how you research your spring designer trends, you need to note style, color, pattern, and fit. Then simply find a Simplicity (or other pattern maker) pattern to get your off and sewing. Check out my Spring Pattern and Fabric Haul for some ideas.
When researching your spring dress inspirations, your favorite designers, style, and color should come into play. Consider stepping a bit out of your comfort zone as you craft your plan for DIY spring wardrobe. Sometimes adding a new color or a new cut will up your dress game and give your wardrobe a lift.
Simplicity Sewing Patterns Review For Spring
You will love crafting these easy dress patterns to sew for spring. When you pick the right pattern and fabric for your spring sewing, you will be rewarded with a lovely spring wardrobe. Whether your favorite dress length is short, long, or something in-between, it’s time to get your sewing machine stitching some of these dresses from our Simplicity sewing patterns review for spring.
PS Check out my List of Patterns Perfect for Beginners for easy to sew patterns.