Travel back in time to another era with the help of this collection of over a dozen
free vintage dress patterns and tutorials, inspired by fashions of the 1940s, 50s,
and 60s, gathered from all over the web!
So whether you're in the mood to sew a 1940s-style wrap dress, a 1950s-style
dress with a full, gathered skirt, a 50s dress with a sleek, straight skirt, a 1960s
simple sheath dress, or another vintage style, hopefully you'll find just what you're
looking for on one of these pages.
And, of course, by sewing your own vintage dress, you get to choose your own
fabric. And perhaps you'll choose a vintage-inspired print to make your dress feel even more authentic to the period.
And note that some of these patterns are a bit complex. And that the templates
provided may have either little or no actual sewing instructions to accompany them. Also, some of these dresses are semi-fitted, which means there will be little room for sewing errors. Therefore, you may want to sew your dress from a muslin fabric first before sewing it from your fashion fabric. By sewing a muslin version of your vintage dress first, you'll be able to make sure you're constructing the dress correctly and sewing the various components in their correct order. Plus, you'll be able to make any necessary fitting adjustments to the dress. Also for this reason,