All Love Notions Sewing Patterns are digital downloads, you may print them at home or send to a copy shop. A physical pattern will not be mailed to you.
The inaugural Love Notions pattern is the Everyday Playdress. For almost ten years the Everyday Playdress has been a bestseller in my custom clothing shop. It’s simple, fun and great for everyday wear! Designed to be sewn with knits, this pattern is perfect for the beginner and advanced sewist alike. Two dress versions are included: the standard playdress and the crossover playdress, as well as long and short sleeve options. Take your dress to the next level by mixing and matching prints. The Everyday Playdress is made using knit fabrics. If you’re new or not comfortable sewing with knits- this is the perfect first pattern for you.
Print at home for US letter & A4 paper, trimless format with layers
Large format file for copy shop printing. This file will print on one A0 (33″ x 46″) size sheet. Be sure to instruct your printer to print actual size in black and white on their cheapest paper. We recommend PDFPlotting for printing the large format files.
A projector file is also included for those using projector technology
The Everyday Playdress pdf instant downloadable pdf pattern contains:
The Everyday Playdress Pattern contains two dress styles and two sleeve lengths.
2 pages of inspiration photos from pattern testers.
Included is a print chart to only print the pages you need for your style choice.
In addition to the print-at-home file, an A0-sized large format file for copy shop printing is also included
A projector file is included for those using projector technology
8 pages of bright and clear step by step color photos.
Optimized for most tablets with links to each part of the pattern. Print only the pattern pieces and use a tablet or computer to read the instructions to save on ink and paper!
This pattern has the ability to print just desired size(s) and in addition, features trimless pattern assembly! Open the PDF in Adobe, select the layer thumbnail on the left-hand menu and then select the size(s) to print. See this tutorial for more information.
Designed for both letter and A4 paper printing.
Because we value work at home business, feel free to use this pattern in your home sewing businesses.
Size chart & fabric requirements
File updated 7/2/2020 to include new sizing: 12/18mth-16. All pieces changed.
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I have always loved play dresses and legging for my girls- cute and comfortable for them to really live in, so I was so excited to find a pattern in that style. Super simple construction and it works up quickly. Well written pattern that gives great results.
If you sew for girls, buy this pattern! With various style modifications, I’ve made six versions in the last couple of years.
Her patterns consistently fit well and are of completely professional quality. I have no hesitation recommending her
patterns to anyone.
Our favorite playdress, versatile, good fit, and perfect for gifts
Victoria (verified owner) –
Such an adorable dress and another great pattern from Love Notions!
I plan on making these as gifts for my nieces as my daughter only needs so many but the pattern is so easy and fun that I just want to keep making more!
Andrea (verified owner) –
This pattern is a staple in my dds closet! love the fit and options to mix and match fabrics.
So cute. Simple buy adorable. As always the instructions are well written and easy to follow.
IRENE GORDON –
Have made this so many times for my grandchildren and they love it. No zips buttons just pull it on and this they like. Sad because they are 9 and 7 now and growing out of the pattern sizes.
LESLEY GRAHAM (verified owner) –
I made this for my granddaughter, utlilising the mash-up; I used the Skater skirt in woven as she loves ‘twirly’ skirts, also added pockets in the seams, and made the crossover top in a UV reactive jersey. It all worked beautifully and the pattern was so very easy to follow. I’ll use this pattern again!
alexruthe (verified owner) –
I’ve made 3 of these now for my daughter and they are some of her favourite dresses. Quick to see up and great fit.
Becky Hubbard (verified owner) –
I love this pattern for my girls. So cute and easy to sew up, and I like the options for either the plain bodice or the crossover bodice.
mommurri08 (verified owner) –
Such a cute and easy dress! I’ve made several for my granddaughters!
Diane (verified owner) –
I LOVE THIS PATTERN, I USE IT ALL THE TIME FOR MY GRANDDAUGHTERS, IT IS A QUICK SEW, AND LOOKS GREAT EVERY TIME. THE CROSSOVER GIVES IT A LITTLE BIT SOMETHING EXTRA. GREAT PATTERN.
Renee Shepherd (verified owner) –
Such a great pattern. My six year old granddaughter loves hers!
Connie Trefzger (verified owner) –
I just recently made this for my youngest granddaughter. It turned out beautifully and was quick and easy to make.
jlyofmo (verified owner) –
This is perfect for toddlers and little girls for play dresses!! Pair with leggings or shorts underneath and they are ready to go climb the stairs or a tree! 😊
Directions were easy to follow, love this dress
karilynpittman (verified owner) –
My granddaughters like this dress for school. I
Like the easy to sew neckline!
CJ (verified owner) –
I made the ‘basic’ view, it was such a quick sew and fit my granddaughter perfectly. I have more planned, up next will be the crossover version.