This dress is what lovely, frilly, twirly little girl dreams are made of! Created to embody hope for the art and creativity that comes after a storm, the Nightingale dress is the perfect frock for any flight of fancy.
This instant-download PDF pattern is designed to be used with lightweight fabrics and elastic to create a beautiful dress that also feels great to wear. *Please note, this is not a physical product. It is an instant-download PDF sewing pattern and instructions to make the dress pictured.**
The Nightingale Dress PDF Sewing Pattern includes:
- A professionally-designed, fully-illustrated printable PDF guide that walks you how to make this dress step by step.
- An instant downloadable zip file with separate PDF patterns for sizes 2T, 3T, 4T, 5T & 6, 7, 8 10, 12, 14 girls so you can print at home and get sewing within minutes!
- A list of preferred tools and tips for sewing
- Fast, one-on one email support to help make your project a success
- No fussy techniques here! All my patterns are designed to use a basic sewing machine. You will learn easy techniques using simple stitches that will help you create a beautiful and sturdy garment that will hold up to wear, washing, and play. My detailed instructions walk you through each step in a way that beginners can understand! If you get stuck, I'm here to help!
- Lifetime updates
- Free pattern extensions - when I release new extensions to this pattern (i.e. new lengths, sleeve options, etc,) you get them free!
What our pattern testers said about this pattern:
"This was a joy to make, the instructions were clear and concise and the diagrams easy to follow. My granddaughter loves the dress and said it was pretty like a princess dress and ‘cool’. It’s really feminine and girly any little girl would look like a princess in it"
- Sonia T.
"The Nightingale dress is a dress that any girl would be delighted to wear! The pattern is very versatile and, depending on your choice of fabric, this dress can be as simple or as elegant as you wish it to be. It comes together fairly quickly with easily followed instructions in a variety of sizes. Give it your own personal touch my adding decorative stitches or embroidery."
- Carol M.
"I loved that the pattern can be printed one size at a time and you don't have to try and figure out multiple sizes on one sheet. I love the space and flexibility to customize some of the details on the dress like monograms and borders!"
- Ashley R.
"This pattern was a joy to work with. I had some questions but Molly was quick to clear up any confusion...My little girl loves how twirly the dress turned out. The ruffles are an added cute factor. I was able to complete the entire project in less than a day. I’d give the whole experience 5 stars!!!"
- Karolyn B.
"The pattern pieces were easy to print and put together and nicely labeled. Love the style of the dress in that my girl is very prissy and loves the frilly dresses! I love that you can also modify it (sleeves or no sleeves and decorative trim)."
- Nadia B.
"This is a beautifully designed dress. I love that all of the seams are enclosed from a construction point of view. The ruffles create a soft look that my daughter loved. The illustrations are well done and easy to interpret."
- MaryAnne K.
"I liked that it is a really cute, finished product. My model's mom was so excited to get such a cute dress for her little one."
- Beth B.