Free Summer Sewing Patterns


Gretchen Gertie Hirsch Floral Dress

With its simple construction, the floral day dress is an elegant classic that will make it a favourite in your closet.

Emily Button Front Shirt Dress Pattern

Learn to sew a stand collar and a hidden placket while brushing up on your buttonholes and princess seams!

See yourself in print A-line dress

Become your own fabric designer with our clever printing tutorial, perfect for making a breezy tunic dress.

The Brigitte Dress

This elegant tunic dress is a pleasure to make due to the sheer simplicity of its construction.

Amelia Maxi Dress

This easy-to-make, vintage-inspired dress is the perfect day-to-evening pattern with a choice of two lengths of fluttery sleeve. The shirred waist panel means getting a great fit is even easier! Amelia will look great for a sunny day out in a pretty Tana lawn, or in a glamorous viscose or silk when attending a wedding or party.

The Best Summer Dress Patterns from Simple Sew

If you don't fancy all the printing, cutting and sticking involved in print-at-home patterns, let the pattern company do the work for you! We love the Lucille fit-and-flare dress, the Sienna maxi dress and the classic culottes.

Quick and Easy Miranda T-shirt

The Miranda T-shirt is the ultimate wardrobe staple that you can whip up in a few hours!

Tilly and the Buttons Frankie Tee

Try this easy peasy lemon squeezy top from Tilly and the Buttons.


Start at the Top Blouse

This sweet smock style is great for all shapes and sizes and doesn't use much fabric!

Peachy Top

This swingy tunic top is easy to wear and great to practise a button-front closure.

Precious Petals Top

Create a classic top featuring a surprise sleeve detail with this charming tutorial.

Beginner-friendly boxy summer top

Featuring a sharp square neckline at the front and a v-shaped neckline at the back, this throw-on top is especially cool in cotton seersucker.


Leaf it Out Wrap Skirt

Perfect for late summer, this asymmetrical take on the classic wrap skirt is an easy weekend wear.

Lisa Comfort Vintage Circle Skirt

This clever skirt tutorial from Lisa Comfort of Sew Over It features a floaty full shape and button front finish!

Drawstring A-line Skirt

Easy to make and easy to wear, this lovely skirt is an ideal project for beginners.

Wendy Ward Rusholme Pleated Skirt

Expert teacher, author and pattern designer Wendy Ward let us share this skirt from her gorgeous book Beginner's Guide to Making Skirts! Learn how to make this stylish pleat-front skirt with her helpful tutorial.

Ship Shape Nautical Button-Front Skirt

This quick-to-sew skirt is a figure-flattering A-line shape and the double row of covered buttons on the front mean sailor chic is within your reach.