How can a style be both timeless and on-trend? It’s something the humble wrap dress does with ease… it never fails to look fresh and classic all at once! We LOVE a wrap dress and there are some wonderful indie patterns that are ideal for making and wearing right now.
Here are our favourite wrap dress patterns for the summer months. Once you discover your dream wrap, you’ll never want to make anything else!
The Cashmerette Roseclair Dress is one of our pattern picks of the moment!
This floaty woven wrap dress comes with the dreamiest details to pick from, our favourite is the tiered skirt with bishop sleeves. Sew a Roseclair in lightweight linen, rayon, or cotton for a fabulous curve-friendly fit that keeps the neckline in place all day long.
Sizing: UK 8-18 and UK 16-34
The Friday Pattern Company Westcliff Dress is a great design for anyone who loves making things from knit fabrics. The wrap offers full coverage and has no risk of gaping! You can sew it as a maxi with this cool lower tier, or hem it just above the knee.
Sizing: UK 6-28 with two cup size options (B cup and D cup).
Format: Paper and PDF
The Closet Core Elodie Wrap Dress is a popular pattern with our Fold Line reviewers. This modern take on a classic wrap dress is romantic and flowy. It comes with multiple skirt and sleeve options and is equally appropriate for a park picnic or a special wedding.
Sizing: UK 8 – 20
The Pattern Sewciety Ella Wrap Dress and Top gives a fresh spin on the classic wrap dress. You could make a show-stopping dress for a special occasion or a great daywear dress that will see you through the summer in style. It has a lovely v front and back and is finished off with a pretty tie belt. You have three hemline and sleeve options to choose from, so this pattern will keep you busy!
Sizing: UK 8-22
The Untitled Thoughts Mathilde Wrap Dress is a simple and true wrap design! Designed for knit fabrics, it has no complex closures and is made to comfortably wrap around the body and tie in the back. We also LOVE the pretty flutter sleeve option. This is your ultimate, go-to knit wrap dress! What is better than a comfy, yet put together outfit?
Sizing: UK 6-30/32 with B and DD cup options
If you really like ruffles, the Bella Loves Patterns Flor Dress and Top is a pleasing choice. Flor is a romantic wrap dress that features statement ruffles inserted into the shoulders, princess seams and wide waist ties. We love it!
Sizing: UK 6 – 18
The Tessa Roosa Vilja Wrap Dress is an effortless and classic wrap dress. The flowy butterfly sleeves give the dress such a romantic feel. You can also go for simple sleeves if you need something smart, and you have two hem lengths to choose from.
Sizing: UK 6-22/24
The Melilot Johanne Dress is a classic and feminine wrap dress with short sleeves that could be your TNT pattern in the making.
We love this design because you can opt for a wrap closure with buttons or a faux wrap with a zipper on the side. You can also choose if you want a lining or not, so everyone is happy!
Sizing: UK 6-24
The Sew House Seven Wildwood Wrap Dress is perfect for the office, parties, weddings or when you just feel like wearing a dress.
It is a true wrap dress with a detached belt, that has a cool, sleek silhouette. The beauty of this dress is created by the drape of the shawl collar and enhanced by the waist and shoulder pleats.
Sizing: UK 6-22 and UK 20/22-38
Format: Paper and PDF
The Sew Over It Eve Dress is a versatile wrap style with endless potential. With two stunning variations creating completely different looks, there’s so much fun to be had with this pattern! Whether you go boho romantic for summer garden parties or sleek and elegant for every day, the Eve Dress will keep you dressed up in style.
Sizing: UK 6 – 20 and UK 18 – 30
And if wrap dresses aren’t your thing, we’ve got a few ideas for incorporating wrap styles into your handmade wardrobe…
Jumpsuits with wrap details
Sizing: UK 6 – 28 / Format: Paper and PDF
Sizing: UK 8 – 24 / Format: PDF
Knit tops with wrap details
Sizing: UK 6 – 24 or UK 16 – 34 / Format: Paper (UK 6 – 24) and PDF
Sizing: UK 8 – 18/20 and UK 14 – 32 / Format: Paper
Skirts with wrap details
Sizing: UK 8 – 26/28 / Format: PDF
Sizing: UK 6 – 12 or 14 – 20 / Format: Paper
Trousers with wrap details
Sizing: UK 6 – 14/16 and UK 18 – 30 / Format: PDF
Sizing: UK 6 – 18 / Format: Paper (UK 6/8 – 14) and PDF
Coats with wrap details
Sizing: UK 6 – 24 with A/B and C/D cups or UK 16 – 34 with C/D and E/F cups / Format: PDF
Sizing: UK 8 – 18 or UK 18/20 – 28/30 / Format: Paper