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Summer Sewing Patterns

Summer sewing patterns for dressmakers

Online store Sewbox stock a big range of sewing patterns from independent designers and from some of the bigger companies.  Here we share some great patterns for you to make for your Spring/Summer wardrobe, all these summer sewing patterns are available from Sewbox.  


Hot Patterns

Hot Patterns 1264 – Date Night Dress   

Sizing:  Multi-size US 6-26 = UK 10-30

Level: Advanced Beginner

Price £14.50

As the title suggests this dress is an ideal special occasion dress but works equally well as a summer dress for casual wear.

Fabric suggestion: The pattern is drafted for woven fabrics – Mid to lightweight drapey silk, polyester, rayon crepe etc but could also be made with a not too stretchy knit fabric such as jersey.

Liberty dress pattern for girls

 Liberty Fabrics – Penny Collar Dress 

Sizing:  Multi-size 12 months – 24 months – 3 years – 4 years

Level:  Easy

Price £10.50

Sweet, useful child’s dress with sleeveless, capped and long sleeved options. Front neckline pleats and back zip.  Plain, band or frill hemline. Would look perfect in Liberty print.

Fabric suggestion: Cotton, denim, linen.


Summer 2020 Hot Patterns

Hot Patterns 1256 – Classix Nouveau Bond Girl Jumpsuit, Dress & Top

Sizing:  Multi-sizeUS 6-26 = UK 10-30

Level: Advanced Beginner

Price £14.50

Channel your inner Bond Girl with this three option, super comfy to wear pattern – Jumpsuit, stylish dress and lovely top.

Fabric suggestion:  Perfect for drape-y and stretchy knits like silky jersey.

Cashmerette plus size patterns

 Cashmerette Webster Dress & Top

 Sizing:  Multi-size US 12-28 = UK 16-32

Level:  Beginner

Price £16.00

This wardrobe must for the summer. Cup sizes C/D, E/F, G/H. Embrace your curves.

Fabric suggestion:  Light-weight woven fabrics such as rayon, voile, crepe de chine or silk or cotton lawn.


Liberty maxi dress sewing pattern

Liberty Fabrics – Beatrix Maxi Dress

 Sizing:  Multi-size 6-22

Level:  Easy

Price £15.50

Stunning maxi dress with sleeveless or long sleeve options, and hem frill or front slit variations. Summer dress to ballgown.

Fabric suggestion: Cotton, silk.


Simple summer skirt pattern

Sizing:  Multi- size US 6-26 = UK 10-30

Level: Beginner

Price £14.00

Sometimes all you need is a simple skirt. These are easy and quick to make and choice of fabric can take you to any occasion. Drawstring waist, optional side pockets. Mid-calf with shirt tail of handkerchief hem line.

Fabric suggestions: Drape-y wovens like crepe, floppy linen, chambray, or fluid knit fabrics lick rayon, viscose, silky jersey, interlock through to panne velvet.

Serendipity studio patterns

Sizing:  Multi-size XXS – XXL

Level:  Advanced Beginner

Price £12.00

Very popular pattern with fitted sleeveless bodice, scoop neck, gathered bustline and A-line skirt.  Four lengths and six variations.

Fabric suggestion: Cottons, voile, lawn, linen.

Casual dress pattern to buy

Hot Patterns 1228 – Fast & Fabulous Nexus T-shirt Dress

Sizing:  Multi- size US 6-26 = UK 10-30

Level: Advanced Beginner

Price £14.50

Meet your wardrobe superstar – easy to make, easy to wear, throw on & go T-shirt dress. Midi or above the knee, all year round mileage dress. Un-lined, semi-fitted pull-on dress.

Fabric suggestions: Medium weight knit with drape and stretch.

  All these patterns and many more can be found on Sewbox –

You may also be interested in our list of independent dressmaking pattern designers.