sweatshirt dress : 051

For that laid-back sorta style, we've designed the cutest, most comfortable sweatshirt dress. With its gathered elastic waist, this pattern works well with one fabric or two. It’s entirely up to you.

Pattern includes instructions for both long and short sleeve.

Size range: 0M - 6T

Skill level: Confident beginner


  • Knit fabric for top part. We suggest a cotton / elastane blend jersey knit. AMOUNT NEEDED- 0.5 yards for all sizes.
  • Fabric for skirt part. Can be knit or woven. AMOUNT NEEDED- 0.25 yards for sizes 0-3M to 6-9M, 0.5 yards for sizes 9-12M to 5-6T.
  • Ribbing for neckband. Light weight rib knit or same as top fabric if it's stretchy enough. AMOUNT NEEDED- 5x15" piece for all sizes.
  • .25" wide elastic. AMOUNT NEEDED- 1 yard for all sizes.


  • Sewing machine
  • Overlock machine / Serger – If you don't own one, you can use a small zig-zag stitch in place of the serged seam.

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Where do I start?

If you've never used a digital pattern, start here. If you've never used a B&T pattern, there is a free pattern here. For an easy sew, the slouch beanie is a great place to start.

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Each pattern is a PDF file with the sewing pattern and tutorial with detailed step-by-step photos and instructions.

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What kind of printer do I need?

All patterns are made to print on your home printer on standard Letter or A4 size paper.

What if I don't have a serger?

If you don't have a serger you can substitute serged seams with a small zig-zag stitch on your sewing machine.

Can I sell items made with a pattern?

Yes, with a credit to 'Brindille & Twig Patterns' in your listing or on the tag.

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