Knit Fabric Dress Patterns – Top 10 Sewing Tutorials

Knit fabric dress patterns are so easy to sew and so forgiving in fitting that it’s no wonder that they are usually a staple part of many home sewn wardrobes. These fabrics have their fibres knitted together rather than woven. The main characteristics of this fabric group is that it’s stretchy and the edges do not fray. It includes materials such as cotton jersey, polyester jersey, scuba, neoprene. This means that it may need a little more consideration while sewing not to stretch it out of shape, but you’ll be rewarded for your effort in an easy fitting, quick to sew dress without having to worry about zippers or buttons.

This is our round up of ?our top 10 stretchy fabric dresses that you can sew yourself for free.


Sweet Verbena – Make Your Own Easy Boho Style Maxi Dress

Make an easy maxi dress with Sweet Verbena

This floaty maxi dress pattern is flattering to a wide range of body shapes and super quick and easy to sew. This knit dress is a perfect beginner sewing project.


Sewing Bee Fabrics – Fit and Flare Scuba Dress Pattern

Make your own fit and flare dress with Sewing Bee Fabrics
With just 4 measurements, this DIY dress tutorial will show you how to draft your own easy pattern to fit your size. This dress is quick to sew up, and by using scuba fabric will hold a perfect fit and flare shape…and not even a hem or finished edge in sight.


Pink Chocolate Break – Quick Office Dress

Smart dress tutorial in 10 minutes by Pink Chocolate Break

Look both stunning and smart with this quick dress sewing video tutorial. Use your fabric choices to decide whether to make this dress a formal wear outfit or an everyday wear.


Whisk ‘Em – Kimono Sleeve Maxi Dress

Make an easy kimono sleeve maxi dress with Whisk Em

This free dress tutorial shows you how to make a kimono sleeved maxi dress which is perfect for everyday wearing. As this dress is soft, stretchy and floaty, this knit dress also doubles up well as a maternity dress.


AF Atelier – Hourglass Dress

Download this hourglass dress pattern by AF Atelier

This flattering hourglass dress shape is available for free download in a wide variety of sizes for you to sew up at home. This is an unusual pattern in that it allows you to combine a non-stretch front panel with knit fabric for the rest of the dress.


On The Cutting Floor – Off The Shoulder Knit Dress

Off the shoulder dress pattern by On The Cutting Floor

The Fiona dress pattern is a gorgeous off the shoulder summer dress design and is available to download for free in a range of clothes sizes. This pattern would easily be dressed up for a classy evening option.


Creative Homemaking – Size 10 Easy Knit Dress

Free Size 10 PDF knit dress pattern by Creative Homemaking

Simple yet elegant, this dress is available with a free size 10 pattern download.


Your Style Rocks – Cowl Neck Knit Dress Pattern

Download this dress pattern by Your Style Rocks
With a classy and unusual cowl neck finish, this jersey dress is available in a range of sizes to download.


The Littlest Studio – Dress Pattern And Tutorial

Free Dress Tutorials and Pattern By The Littlest Studio

This classy evening dress is both flattering and easy to sew.


The Boho Bobbin – Backless Dress

Draft your own backless dress with The Boho Bobbin

Last but not least, the backless summer dress tutorial. You can easily add in some variety to your summer knit fabric wardrobe with this dress.

Want to see all of our dress tutorials? Then visit our women’s clothes sewing tutorials.

Have you made any of the dresses? Or have we missed your favourite knit dress tutorial? Pop it in the comments below!



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