10 FREE Graduation Dress Sewing Patterns

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Below I listed 10 beautiful dresses suitable for graduations, FREE patterns, and some style ideas. I hope you find this round up useful.

10 free graduation dress patterns1 Party Dress

This Party Dress features a sweetheart corset and a gathered skirt. There is an optional waistband that you can sew to change the look of your dress. All the pieces are separate to allow you to use them individually. You can use the corset with jeans, or the skirt with a different top for a complete different look. Learn how to make these pieces at Corset Academy. Some lessons are free, but you can also try the premium classes for FREE the first 10 days. I took some of these lessons, and I learn a few new skills to sew corsets.

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10 free graduation dress patterns

2 Lace Cocktail Dress

The techniques from Corset Academy can be used in this stunning dress! The fabric of this dress looks like silk organza and it has gold lace. There is a simple patter at m-sewing that can also be used as the base of this dress. You’ll need to add the sleeves.

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10 free graduation dress patterns

3 Hi Low Dress

Simple and Pretty dress! You can use your basic sloper for the bodice of this hi low dress. The Ruby Dress also has a similar bodice.  For the hi low circle skirt, the circle skirt calculator tutorial includes instruction in how to make the hi low circle skirt.

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10 free graduation dress patterns
4 Short Dress With Lace

The shape of this lace dress is very simple. You can use the m-sewing sleeveless sundress pattern and use contrasting lace to decorate it. Nude fabric and black lace is a lovely combination.

 

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10 free graduation dress patterns
5 Egyptian Muse Dress

The pattern to make this original and elegant Egyptian Muse Dress is available in M-Sewing in sizes S to XL. The fabric in this picture looks like velvet, but any fabric with some stretch will work. Add some metallic details for a dress like this one.  Black with silver or gold is a great combination.

 

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10 free graduation dress patterns
6 Sweetheart Strapless Dress

Your options are unlimited with the sweetheart strapless dress pattern. You can change the look from casual to formal and if you lengthen the skirt you can also sew a gown with it. For a graduation dress, use solids or prints. To add fullness to the skirt you can use tulle underneath.

 

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10 free graduation dress patterns

7 V-Neck Lace Dress

I love this dress! the deep V neckline and the full skirt will definitively turn heads. I found a pattern for a similar dress in the Russian website Newsewing. This example is with short sleeves, but you can also use long sleeves.

 

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8 Straight Strapless Dress

If you want pretty and easy, this straight strapless dress is the perfect solution. It looks modern and elegant. The look of this dress depends highly on your fabric choice. For a look like this one use a solid satin or silk. If you want something more casual, use prints or even jean fabric.

 

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10 free graduation dress patterns
9 Sophisticated Dress

I love this elegant dress! I love that is white, the waist detail and that it’s very sophisticated. Fit is everything in this one. You can use the lace insert M-Sewing Pattern for the bodice (without the lace) and for the skirt you can use the paper bag skirt tutorial. This skirt has similar pleats.

 

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10 free graduation dress patterns
10 Cross-front Dress

This cross-front dress is perfect for your graduation. It has a wrapped front with a keyhole. If you use a stretch fabric, may be worn off the shoulder. It has a stunning fit for many different body types! You can sew this dress using the FREE pattern published in the Russian website Peruvian.ru.

 

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Some of these dresses use lace (I love lace!). If you want to learn new lace techniques, I recommend two classes by Alison Smith from Craftsy:

Happy Sewing,

Anabelle

 

10 free graduation dress sewing patterns

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