Red carpet season is in full swing and with the biggest awards just around the corner, what better way to celebrate all things Hollywood than with some gorgeous evening wear patterns? Evening wear can seem very intimidating to most sewists, but we promise these special occasion sewing patterns are the perfect way to embrace your inner (and outer) glam. We’ve made sure to include all of our favorite dress patterns, from vintage-inspired dresses that Audrey Hepburn would love to modern and elegant evening gowns.
These special occasion sewing patterns are perfect for your next major event, upcoming wedding, or even a special night out with your significant other. These free sewing patterns are perfect for practice sewing with more delicate fabrics like satin and silk, and they’re great projects that more advanced sewists will love. And if you love celebrity-style, then you’re in luck because we’ve paired each of these patterns with some of our favorite style icons! Get ready to go full-out glam with these stunning free dress patterns.
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14 Red Carpet Worthy Special Occasion Sewing Patterns
1940s Pin Up Dress Tutorial – Doris Day
Anniversary Lace Maxi Dress – Ali McGraw
Red Carpet Evening Gown Tutorial – Anne Hathaway
Perfect Little Black Dress Pattern – Audrey Hepburn
DIY Prom and Cocktail Attire – Halle Berry
Big Bow DIY Fitted Dress – Kate Winslet
Boho Scarf Maxi Dress – Stevie Nicks
Vintage Evening Gown Refashion – Veronica Lake
Blush Rose Fitted DIY Dress – Viola Davis
Putting on the Glitz LBD – Beyonce
Femme Fatale Cocktail Dress – Jayne Mansfield
New Year’s Resolution Party Dress – Sandra Dee
Draped Maxi Dress – Charlize Theron
Prom Dress Princess Skirt Refashion – Grace Kelly