If you like to sew, you don’t have to spend a fortune in your summer outfits! Below I listed FREE Summer Sewing Patterns for all of your outfits this summer! I hope you find this round up useful.
You can sew a few tank tops and pair them with anything: skirts, jeans, shorts… Use the Tank Top FREE pattern published On the Cutting Floor.
This summer you’ll need a few shorts! These modern wrap shorts feature a feminine curved slit in the front and they can be embellished with different kind of trims and laces. You can sew with any fabric and you can add different details for many different looks. the Boudoir FREE pattern is available in size XS to XL and you can easily adjust it to your figure.
3. Tiered and Gathered Skirt
I love this style of skirts! It can be sewn in lightweight cotton fabrics, gauze, and you can also add accents in lace, ribbons, etc. Use solids or prints! use different lengths, from a mini to a maxi skirt this style is perfect for summer. There are no pattern pieces, but you can find instructions in how to sew it in the tiered and gathered skirt FREE pattern available at Craftsy.
4. Cross Neck Top
Use knit fabric to sew this cute cross neck top! It has a sexy cross-front neckline in a figure-hugging silhouette. It’s so distinctive, you’ll want to layer over everything from denim to shorts to boho skirts. You can use the Twist Front Top FREE Pattern available at Craftsy.
5. Tropical Dress
Your island paradise awaits! use a colorful floral print to sew this sleeveless tropical dress. This dress has a a sexy halter neckline. You can use M-Sewing Sleeveless Sundress Pattern to sew this look.
6. Twist Top Bikini
This Bandeau-inspired twist bikini top is a must this summer! Follow the Twist and Tie Bikini Top Tutorial for the top. For fun, you can also mix and match different top and bottoms combinations!
Check out the swimsuit tutorials published on Seamstress Erin Designs.
There is also a very good class at Craftsy if you want to learn how to sew a swimsuit: Sewing Swimsuits: The Supportive One-Piece
7. Beach Cover up
I made a cover up like this one using the Burda Style pattern Folk Blouse 07/2015 #109. ( not free) This pattern is for a blouse, but I used it as a cover up. I use crocheted lace for the back.
This FREE pattern from Peruvian.ru has a similar shape. Use gauze and for the accents crocheted lace and trims.
You can find other free Cover up tutorials in this post from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom
8. Beach Bag
There are many FREE Bag Patterns that you can use to sew your Beach Bag. I love the Nautical Expandable Tote Bag FREE pattern available at Craftsy. This was one of the first bags that I sew. You can also buy the Hardware Kit at 3 DAN Supplies.
Another option is to make a Pool Bag with this tutorial.
9. Maxi Dress
Turn heads when you wear this maxi dress on your next getaway. Use the free halter dress pattern published in M-Sewing. The shape of this dress skims your body and accentuates with a cinched bust and empire waist.
Your Summer outfit is not complete without a bucket hat. This hat looks great with fun prints. The pattern pieces and size are included in this pattern from Moldes Di Casa Moda.
Another free hat pattern, this time for a Sun Hat is available at Lorenna Buck Designs.
11. Sunglasses Case
Sew a stylish Sunglasses Case with this free pattern! It is a quick sew and offers optimum protection for your glasses. As shown in this picture, It can be sewn in Cork fabric. (natural cork with gold flakes)