A Girl Dress Pattern for Every Occasion
Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop is the only stop you need for a girl dress pattern. We have patterns for every season, every style, and every size dress. Many of our girl's dress patterns also include matching patterns for a woman's dress.
You'll notice that many of our dress patterns and drafted for knit fabric. For all of your knit fabric needs you should visit KnitFabric.com. KnitFabric.com has hundreds of high quality knit fabrics, at affordable prices, and with flat rate shipping. You can get 10% off your first order by subscribing for their newsletter HERE.
Each of our sewing patterns come with a full tutorial and color photos in an easy to print PDF. Pieces are computer generated and color coded for easy cutting. Most of our patterns also include layers so you can just print off the size you need and an A0 format for printing at a copy shop and projector format. To get help with your sewing projects or share what you make, be sure to join our Peek-a-Boo Facebook Group.
Of course, this guide is only a sampling of all of our Dress Patterns. To sort through each dress, click HERE. To see more of our dress patterns, be sure to check out our Dress Pattern Guide.
Knit Girls Dress Patterns
Our most popular dress patterns for girls are made with knit fabric. Here's a few of our top girl dress patterns:
The Melanie dress includes the following options: (1) Standard or scoop back, (2) Sleeveless, Short, 3/4, or Long Sleeves, (3) Optional Flutter Sleeves, (4) Peplum, Knee-length or Maxi Dress, (5) Gathered, A-line or Twirl Skirt.
You can also get the matching Madrid Maxi for Women.
"Love this dress...I started sewing a month ago and this dress was easy to make." - Kayla
"I am still getting used to working with knit fabric, but I am confident this ONE pattern will help me get over my nerves by just sewing with this wonderfully designed pattern." - Danita
"I'd tried some other patterns for dresses for my girls and this is by far my favorite!!" - Holly
The Cassidy Tiered Girl's Dress is one of our newer and popular dress patterns. It's perfect for summer. It's beginner friendly with a fun, boho-chic vibe. It has a bunch of options, including: (1) 2 Tiers, (2) 3 Tiers, (3) Sleeveless, (4) Basic short or long sleeves, (5) Bishop sleeves, (6) Puff sleeves, and (7) Optional Pockets.
There's also a matching women's version - The Cheyenne Tiered Dress which also includes nursing access.
"Super easy to make and adjust. And POCKETS!! I made two in a week and my daughter is asking for more for summer." - Gretchen
"The dress went together well. My granddaughter loves to twirl in this dress." - Roger
"Lovely pattern with lots of options for any season of the year. Great instructions too!" - Janet
The Violet dress should become a quick favorite for any girl. It features contrasting side panels with optional pockets. It includes options for tunic or dress length and short, 3/4, or long sleeves.
For a similar style for women, take a look at our women's Vienna dress.
"First time sewing with knits!..i found the instructions very easy to follow and the pictures helpful." - Emily
"The BEST play dress...I can have so many options. The pattern is so easy to follow. I love Peek-a-Boo Patterns!" - Tabitha
"An adorable dress. Easy to sew and easy to follow instructions. My granddaughter loves all the knit dresses from Peek-a-Boo Patterns that I have made." - Paul
The Rio Racerback Dress is one of our most popular summer dresses for girls. It's the perfect go-to outfit for summer days! It has classic racerback styling and includes options for: (1) Tank Dress, (2) Tank Top, (3) Dress with Gathered Skirt, (4) Plain or Gathered Front Neckline, and (5) Optional Bow.
"I have been sewing with woven for years, but haven't really ventured into knits until now. This was easy to follow and great for someone starting with knits." - Kerri
"The pattern was simple and sewing instructions were quite clear." - Roxann
The Grand Slam Dress is a go-to pattern for everyday wear! It's comfy and includes options for: (1) Tee, Tunic, & Dress, (2) Short, 3/4, and Long Sleeves; and (3) Neck Band or Hood.
"Easy. The directions were very easy to follow. Would recommend this pattern to someone who is new to sewing knits." - Pat
"I absolulety loved sewing up the Grand Slam...Great pattern and instructions!" - Courtnee
"Amazing...Super easy and fast sewing project!!! Thank you for amazing patterns!!!" - Bryndi
The Girl's Everyday Dress is a perfect dress to fill up the closet in any season. The options include: (1) Short, 3/4, or Long Sleeves, (2) Half Circle Skirt, Gathered Skirt 2/ Basic Hem and Gathered Skirt w/ Curved Hem, (3) Knee-length & Peplum Length, (4) Hood or Neckband, (5) Optional Inseam Pockets, and (6) Optional Chest Pocket.
"I've purchase 12 patterns from Peek-a-Boo and they are all great. The customer service is excellent if you have questions." - Sandra
"I recently made this for my granddaughter...she loved it. I'm sure this is the first of many. Great pattern and great instructions. Love Peek-a-Boo Patterns." - Elizabeth
Woven Fabric Girl Dress Patterns
If you're looking for a dress for Easter, Christmas, Church, or that special party, then some of these woven dresses are likely the perfect option. Some of these are amazing for play too.
The Wildflower Dress is the perfect girl's dress for both play or something a little fancier. It's packed with a TON of options - you could actually sew 144 different dresses! It includes the following options: (1) Front Bodice: Round, Sweetheart, or V-Neck, (2) Back Bodice: Classic or Scoop, (3) Optional Sash, (4) Sleeves: Sleeveless, Flutter, Puff, or Long, and (5) Skirt: Classi, Classic with Ruffle or Twirl.
"Love Love Love. There are just so many options with this pattern. I had gotten away from sewing on woven fabric but this was such a cute pattern I had to try. Instructions are easy to follow. The fit was perfect." - Jodi
"I have been sewing for more years than I admit, but I thought the lined bodice was well designed. Serging the back pieces before sewing together was smart. Thanks for teaching an old dog new tricks." - Phyllis
The Anchors Aweigh Sailor Dress features a traditional sailor collar, full skirt, sash, sleeves, & sleeveless option and accents throughout. Buttons in the back to assist with dressing.
"I love these dresses!..I love how detailed the instructions are. I didn't have any problems understanding and following along. The dresses turned out exactly how I wanted." - Catherine
"The pattern was great! Easy to use, and follow instructions. Was able to make my niece a fantastic birthday dress using this pattern." - AC
"So adorable. This was a fun little dress to make - in fact, I made two of them for two of our granddaughters, ages 1 and 18 months. It was a lot of fun." - Karen
Jubilee Party Dress
The Jubilee Party Dress is the perfect party dress for any special occasion. It features an extra full skirt with tulle underlay, peter pan collar, scooped back neckline, puff sleeves, tulip sleeve cuffs, and invisible zip closure. It is fully lined for a professional finsih and optimal comfort. It includes elbow and long sleeve lengths.
"Fantastic pattern! I love this pattern I was a little intimidated by the piping work but the instructions were so clear and the pattern is perfectly precise! I'll be ordering more in the future. The finished product looks exactly like the photo." - Traci
"I love the way the finished dress turned out and everyone that has seen it just adores it." - Ashton
The Ruby Party Dress is perfect for a special occasion. It includes the following options: (1) 2 Skirts: Pleated Twirl or Gathered, (2) 5 Sleeve Options: Sleeveless, Short, Elbow, 3/4, and Long, (3) Optional Portrait Collar, (4) Classic or Scoop Back, and, (5) 2 Sashes: Classic Sash or Band w/ Removable Bow.
"Perfect for girls girls. I thought this pattern would be a lot more difficult than it was. The instructions were clear, making it easy to make the pleats, insert the invisible zippre and attach the collar." - Gloria
"Christmas Dress Perfection. These dresses were so lovely...the pattern was easy to follow....The girls loved these. Highly recommended. I have been making their Christmas dresses for years...this was one of their favorites." - Kate
Sugar & Spice Girls Dress
The Sugar and Spice Dress and Top PDF Sewing Pattern features a square neckline, simple button closure in back, optional flutter sleeves, optional piping, and two lengths.
"I really enjoyed sewing this pattern - clear and concise instructions with a good visual tutorial as well. I will be making many more - thank you!" - Bec
"This was the first pattern I tried of yours and I was amazed at how straight forward and easy the instructions were! Your patterns are so easy to use from start to finish...The instructions are very easy to follow and the finishe product is wonderful! I'm about to put in my next order." - Julie
Hazel Dress & Tunic
The Hazel Dress features an assymetrical front placket, fitted upper bodice, slight gather at the shoulder of the sleeves, and elasticized sleeve hem. The Hazel Girl's Dress Pattern includes short, 3/4, and long sleeves. It's designed for medium weight non-stretch fabrics.
"As always, the directions were clear and easy to follow. I had so much fun sewing this up." - Tiffany
"I love Peek-a-Boo Patterns. I've been sewing them since they started for my 2 grandkids...Hazel was my mom's name and she would have loved this style as much as I do." - Tiffany
Patterns for a Baby Girl Dress
Many of our girl's dress patterns have options starting at 3 months. Here I'd like to spotlight one option (the Bumblebee) from our Lullaby Line that goes down to preemie sizes. I'd also like to point out a couple other girl's dress patterns great for little ones:
The Bumblebee Bodysuit & Dress features an adorable bodysuit along with several bonus options. The optional snap placket neckline makes dressing baby quick and easy. Snap crotch in all sizes for dressing and diaper changes. Options include: (1) Bubble Bodysuit, (2) Dress, (3) Basic Bodysuit, (4) Flutter, Short, or Long Sleeves, and (5) Basic or Back Snap Placket Neckline.
"Lovely easy pattern which looks very good on my granddaughter. I love Peek-a-Boo Patterns." - Barbara
"Bumblebee Boysuit is SO cute!..It's a quick sew and turns out just great...I will use this pattern many more times." - Linda
The Sweet Caroline Dress is packed with options for everyday of the week. Options include: (1) 3 Tier Dress, (2) Peplum Top with Circle Skirt, (3) Classic Tank Pattern, (4) Optional Bow Back, and (5) Optional Flutter Sleeves.
"I'm quite a beginner in sewing apparel but this pattern is very easy to follow and I made 2 of the Sweet Caroline already!" - Nurulhuda
"It fits perfectly and she loves the flutter sleeves...All Peek-a-Boo Patterns and tutorials are great and easy to sew!" - Teresa
"Thanks Amy for another wonderful easy-to-sew pattern...Peek-a-Boo Patterns are the best." - Judith
The Riley Romper and Dress is packed with a ton of fun options: (1) Cross-Back Tank, (2) Tee with Short or Long Sleeves, (3) Joggers in Shorts & Pants Lengths with Optional Pockets & Optional Snap Inseam, (4) Track Shorts with Optional Pockets & Optional Snap Inseam, and (5) Skirt with Optional Patch Pockets.
"Amazing! Love, love, love the Riley Romper. Perfect for toddlers on the go! Easy to follow and true to size." - Elizabeth
"One of my favorites. This pattern is easy to follow and well put together." - Emily
Free Dress Patterns
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I hope you enjoyed our guide today. As you can see, we have girls dress for every season, every occasion, and every girl. Unfortunately, this didn't provide near enough space to cover them all. To sort through all of our girl's dress sewing patterns by fabric type, skill level, etc click HERE.
Also, be sure to join our Facebook Group to get 24/7 help with your sewing projects and share whatever you've been making lately. For your fabric, please visit our fabric shop over at KnitFabric.com. We offer better prices, higher quality fabric, and flat rate shipping. We REALLY appreciate your business!
If you enjoyed this guide, you might also like our Sewing Patterns for Beginners Guide or our Shorts Patterns Guide.