I just love Pillowcase Dresses! On Babies and on Toddlers that is… I am not too sure my 16 year old or 19 year old would look nearly as cute as my 12 week old in one of these. But I know my Becca, 16 year old and my Angel, 19 year old, will help me sew a few of these for our Courtney, 12 week old.
I can tell you that the first time I heard someone say Pillowcase dress, I immediately thought of old pillowcase that arm and neck holes were cut into. Yeah my vision was NOT so cute. I was like, I am all for upcycling, but I am not dressing my baby girl like a hobo! Boy was I ever wrong! Some of these dresses are so cute! I have found that as long as you have the right mixe of fabrics and embellishments then these little dresses are positively adorable!
Here are a few (ok more than a few, these are just so cute!) examples to help inspire you as well as a few patterns I recommend. If you have a better pattern or have made a pillowcase dress, please share!
Pillowcase Dress Patterns and Tutorials –
Simplicity has a great pillowcase dress pattern that you can purchase as well:
I love that this pattern comes with a hat pattern as well… talk about cute! But Courtney is still too young for these type of hats… But if anyone makes one of these, you have to share pictures!
SANDRA GAINES says
would like to join your site and see more ideas
I’d love to join. I would love to make a pillowcase dress❤️
Would love to make a pillow case dress