Difficulty Level = Beginner

These free patterns for dresses are perfect for a beginner and includes detailed step-by-step instructions and full size print-at-home pattern pieces.

This is the FREE VERSION of the Portia Party Dress. It includes everything you need to make the knee length option in knit fabrics only. It is not suitable for woven fabrics. If you wish you use woven fabrics, you will need to purchase the full version of the pattern.

This free knit version is more form fitting in its cut and just pulls on over the head. There are two styles to the back. You can either have it, so the back is completely open to the waist, or stitched half way up the back and then open to the neck. The back then fastens with either a ribbon or a thread loop around a single button.

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Free Patterns For Dresses Size Chart

This pattern is drafted to the sizes listed below. If you are between sizes, choose the larger size and adjust the pattern to remove the extra width to achieve the intended fit.

Free Patterns For Dresses - Size Chart

In this free patterns for dresses you will get:

  • A full tutorial with step-by-step instructions for fun, easy sewing
  • Full-size, instant-download pattern pieces that you can print at home and get started straight away!
  • Beginner friendly instructions you’ll love to use (which means you can make as many Portia Party Dresses as you want)
  • A pattern that works with almost any knit fabric so you can sew beautiful knee length dresses in all your fav fabrics!

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