Free Printable Clothing Sewing Patterns

Shirts, Skirts, Dresses, Accessories, and More

Many of the sites where you will find free patterns, require you to be a member. When the price of membership is free and it gives you access to patterns that you don't have to travel to purchase and you have immediate access to the pattern, what could be better?

Have plenty of paper and tape on hand to print these patterns with your home printer. Some offer the option of a downloadable format to take to a commercial printer.

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    Convert Jeans in to a Denim Skirt
    Convert Jeans in to a Denim Skirt. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to

    Do you have jeans with ripped knees, tattered hems, or stains? Consider converting that investment into a wearable skirt rather than throwing the jeans away. You'll find free directions to walk you through every step of the process here.

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    A shrug is a perfect solution to cover bare shoulders and add style to any outfit. Convert a tee shirt or other ready made item to make your perfect shrug. You'll find many options to creating your own shrug.

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    Materials Needed to Create Elastic Thread Gathered Fabric
    Materials Needed to Create Elastic Thread Gathered Fabric. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to

    Sewing with elastic thread makes this one of the simplest sundresses or nightgowns you can sew.  Follow these free step by step instructions and you'll sew one in a few hours.

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    Classic Jeans
    Draft a Classic Jeans Pattern. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to

    When you want jeans that fit perfectly, you draft your own pattern and this article guides you through the entire process so your jeans will fit the way they should!


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    Babylock presents this wonderful blog that offers full directions to draft a pattern and sew your own leggings that fit. Even if leggings are not your "cup of tea" a couple of changes to the pattern you draft will make easy to wear pull on pants.

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    Sew a Quick and Easy Belt
    Sew a Quick and Easy Belt. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to

    Ever notice just how fast the expenses add up when you go to buy accessories for an outfit? The simplest solution is to make your own things like belts, headwear, wallets etc.

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    free clothing patterns, as well as knitting patterns, are offered at You'll find skirts, shirts, lounge pants, aprons and more to choose from that are just waiting for you to download.


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    Browse this site for great free pattern choices. This site has skirts, tops and more... even a free bridal gown pattern. Well worth your time to browse the site

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    This site requires a free membership that takes a very small amount of time to join compared to the wealth of free patterns that are available to members.  I do recommend that you have sewing experience when using these patterns as I did run into difficulty when attempting to download "directions".

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    I suggest you have a high-speed connection for this download. This dress is bound to be a hit with a young lady.

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    This site has many free patterns. Not all patterns are downloadable but it's well worth the browsing to see these free choices.

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    This is a very convertible dress! I can imagine this free pattern making a prom dress or an everyday style dress.  A shrug would make this dress wearable at the office!

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  • 13 of 15 Free Patterns

    This site has a vast selection of their purchasable patterns. Their free downloads are limited but a great selection. These free patterns are a great way to try your hand at Simplicity, McCalls and Kwik Sew patterns.

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     These pants are shown as something that looks SO comfortable to wear around the house, but I',m sure a different fabric choice could make them ready for almost any occasion and still be comfortable to wear.

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    This free pattern is multi-sized so you can make it again and again as the child grows. Applique patterns are also included to make this a boy or girl outfit that is very versatile for many clothing needs.

No more excuses... get sewing! You've got the free patterns, there are always economical fabric sources so there's no reason to not sew your own clothing.