The calendar is counting down the days till 2016. I might never be able to keep my resolutions longer than about a week or so into a new year (I mean, who can REALLY give up snacks cold-turkey like that?) but I always get excited about New Year’s Eve. It’s a time of new beginnings and a chance for a fresh start, whether you want to lose 50 pounds or just call your mom more often in 2016. It’s also a great time to take a look at your wardrobe and update it to fit the newest trends! To help you ring in the new year with style, I’ve rounded up our most elegant free dress patterns, our cutest sewn accessories, and our most popular DIY clutch and bag patterns for you to rock this NYE!
Whether you’re going to a glamorous New Year’s Eve party or just staying at home with a few close friends or family members, you want to look your best when the clock strikes midnight. Don’t know how to sew a dress? Don’t let that stop you! Grab an easy dress pattern and give it a shot – what better way to end the year than with a big accomplishment, right?
Putting on the Glitz Dress
Versatile Little Black Dress
Figure-Flattering Dress Pattern
Simply Elegant Knit Dress Tutorial
New Year’s Resolution Party Dress
Lovely DIY Tulle Skirt
Parisienne Drape Dress
Okay, so you’ve got the dress. Now you need the accessories to go with it! These cute DIY accessories, from jewelry to stoles, are the perfect way to dress up your outfit for the big night. You can even layer more than one for a fancy effect!
Clutches and Handbags
And of course you’ll need a clutch or handbag to keep your essentials in! How else are you going to touch up your lipstick after that midnight kiss? These DIY bag patterns are all easy and quick to make, so you’ll have it in time for the new year!
Do you have any New Year’s plans just yet?
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