Jersey dress pattern

This pattern was made in collaboration with Peppermint Magazine for Issue 30 of the magazine.

Pattern is available for free download.

Garment details

The Jersey Dress is a simple and modern sweater dress with a comfortable and relaxed fit. It features raglan sleeves and in-seam pockets, along with neck band, hem band and sleeve cuffs.

You can sew the dress with a standard sewing machine or an overlocker (more information on sewing with knits can be found on p. 7 of the instruction booklet).


This pattern is suitable for beginners and beyond.

By working through this pattern, you will gain confidence in:

  • Sewing with knits

  • Sewing straight seams

  • Sewing curved seams

  • Attaching ribbing

  • Sewing in-seam pockets

Suggested Fabrics

This dress is designed to be sewn with mid-weight knit fabrics with at least 20% stretch (you can find more details on how to check the stretch content of your fabric on p. 7 of the instruction booklet).

Consider using: French terry, sweater fleece or jersey. Cuffs, hem band and neckline can be cut from ribbed fabric, or from your main fabric - depending on the look you would like to achieve.


  • Coordinating thread


The pattern is available in sizes AU 8 - 16 and is nested, to make it easier for you to grade between sizes.

Digital product details

The pattern is suitable for printing on both A4 and US letter sized paper. A copy shop version is also included in the file.

Print at home pattern: 30 pages

Print shop version: 2 x A0 pages

The pattern includes embedded layers. This means that you can select only the size/s you would like to print.

For more information about digital products, please see the digital product policy here.

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