Free Newborn Dress Pattern

This free newborn dress pattern is a simple dress with bow ties and is designed to fit a small newborn  right from birth (about 7 – 8 pounds).  There is also a bigger option for a slightly larger baby. The pattern includes only the bodice, for the skirt you have to cut two two rectangles, each 9” x 18.”

The free newborn dress pattern, The Itty Bitty Baby Dress was published in the Made by Rae blog.


The dress is very simple, there are only 1 pattern piece for the bodice and there are 4 pages to print including the instructions.  The pattern include step by step illustrated instructions in how to sew this pretty dress.

Free Newborn Dress Pattern Download



• about 1/2 yd of fabric

• piping and bias tape

•1/4 yd lining (optional)

Cotton fabric is a good choice for this dress and it’s appropriate for spring/summer. It is a short dress and can be pair with baby blossoms or pants.






Add lace, ruffles, ribbons, appliques… etc. Your options are unlimited to make an unique an pretty dress for your little girl.


The pictures used in this post are from the Made by Rae blog.


I invite you to check my girls dresses collection in Pinterest, you might find your inspiration for this dress

Follow Anabelle’s board Dresses for girls on Pinterest.


I hope this pattern is useful to you!


Happy Sewing,

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