Cute Summer Dresses You Can Totally Make Yourself

Cute Summer Dresses You Can Totally Make Yourself

Dabney Frake
Jun 25, 2016
(Image credit: Merrick's Art)

Warmer weather means light and airy clothing made with playful patterns and bright colors; they signal easy days of relaxation and comfort. If you have some extra time this summer between going to the beach or reading a novel, try your hand at making one of these DIY dresses. They're fun and add a bright spot to your wardrobe.

Above, a pleated palm leaf print dress that's perfect for the beach. Tutorial from Merrick's Art.

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An off-the-shoulder pattern from A Pair & A Spare.

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I love the triangle cutouts on each side of this light blue chambray dress, made by Lindsay Woodward using a pattern.

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According to Craftsy, a beginner can sew this tank dress.

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The black and white geometric print totally makes this sleeveless knit dress from Create | Enjoy.

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Jess of The Sewing Rabbit shared this swing dress, which can be made in a couple of hours.

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Once you make this maxi dress from Closet Case Files, you'll never want to take it off. It looks so cool and comfortable.

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