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10 FREE Babydoll Dress Patterns for Women

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Sew a fun, flirty babydoll dress with this collection of ten free babydoll dress patterns, tutorials, and diy sewing projects gathered from all over the web.


**Please scroll down the page for the links to the free patterns**

Here you'll find a variety of babydoll dress styles specifically designed for women, including sleeveless, short sleeve, and long sleeve styles, to take you from spring to summer to fall.

And what exactly is a "babydoll" dress? Well, it's a type of mini dress with a hem that usually falls well above the knee. A babydoll dress also usually has a high waist (also known as an "empire" waist), that falls just below the bust, and a loose fitting, gathered skirt.


Because of it's loose fit, a babydoll dress is not only quite comfortable, but also flattering to most body types. And because of it's short hem and loose fit, it can make an ideal dress for summer, especially when sewn from a light weight, flowy fabric in cotton or rayon. A babydoll dress can even make a great beach dress or beach cover-up.

And because a babydoll dress is such a simple design, it could make a good first project for someone new to sewing. And because the dress is meant to be loose fitting, they'll be little to no fitting for the new seamstress to do, especially if a sleeveless style is chosen. It can also be a quick-to-make project for a more experienced seamstress.

And if you feel uncomfortable wearing such a short dress style, try wearing your babydoll dress as a tunic and paring it with opaque leggings for a more "modest" look. In cooler weather, you may want to pair your baby doll dress with tights.

Good fabric choices for this dress style would be any fabric that drapes well, such as light to medium weight cottons, rayon, silk-like fabrics, or light to medium weight knits.


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Free Babydoll Dress Patterns