August 7 ~ Back to School Pattern: Molly Peasant Dress

on August 6 | in Products, Sewing Inspiration | by | with 165 Comments

Far Far Away Dress

Sis Boom Molly Peasant Dress by Amanda, little cumulus

Amanda’s eye-catching photos and beautiful projects always deserve a second glance. We especially love her version of Sis Boom’s Molly Peasant Dress, a PDF pattern you can purchase, download and start sewing up right away!

Amanda writes, “I absolutely love this pattern and have made it several times over. One thing that I love about the pattern is that the skirt length is totally up to the sewist, and the measurement chart that comes with it is extremely helpful. This pattern is also how I learned how to zig-zag finish raw edges, which I now use on every single piece of clothing I make.”

Molly Dress PDF PatternPattern Info:The Molly peasant is a classic, feminine style that is universally loved for its sweet simplicity. From comfort seeking babies to fashion conscious pre-teens, all will swoon over this deliriously happy frock. It is perfect for the pool or school, but can be dressed up for formal occasions. Peasants are a wardrobe stable for Jennifer’s niece Sophie, who even wears them camping at the lake. The bodice features a delicate neckline and empire styling. With options for long sleeves, short sleeves, bell sleeves, and any length you desire, the design possibilities are endless.

WIN THIS PATTERN! Sis Boom Patterns generously donated this pattern for some Back to School fun! Comment below for a chance to win. We’ll randomly select and announce the winner on Monday.

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165 Responses to August 7 ~ Back to School Pattern: Molly Peasant Dress

  1. jes says:

    love the far away fabric used on the first image of the dress. I completely want to duplicate it for my little gal just in infant size.

  2. Jen says:

    So, so adorable!

  3. Christi G. says:

    Keep the bigger girl patterns coming!

  4. Rita says:

    Sweet! Love it!

  5. Sandra says:

    This pattern is soo cute, and looks so easy and versatile. I’d love to win it.

  6. Teresa says:

    LOVE IT! And I have a couple of nieces whom I think would love it too! :)

  7. Robyn says:

    I love this dress! Can I make it in my size too!?

  8. Barb says:

    So cute! My girls will love this!

  9. Caroline says:

    Love it!

  10. Lori says:

    This is so cute! All three of my girls would look great in it!

  11. Are you trying to double torture us? Not only do you feature an adorable pattern but you use the even more adorable Heather Ross fabric…I might just have to stop reading because I don’t know if I can take this self inflicted pain any longer!!!

  12. linda allen says:

    I can’t wait I am going to order the pattern, if I win, you can give to someone else.

    thanks again

  13. linda allen says:

    adore the pattern, no girls, but have a great niece I am dying to sew for.

    thanks

  14. Ann says:

    This dress is adorable and I know some very special little girls who would love to wear it!

  15. Lori Lawrence says:

    What an adorable dress!

  16. Gill says:

    I love this pattern!
    Gill

  17. Mary says:

    What a sweet dress! I would love to make this for my little girl.

  18. Jessica says:

    Love this pattern, and love the use of fabric in the sample!

  19. tracy says:

    I love peasant dresses on my girls!! I’d love to win this pattern; thanks for the chance!

  20. Mama Lusco says:

    Peasants are so versatile. Love these!

  21. bruinbr says:

    This is too adorable! I would love to make this for my daughter!

  22. Becky says:

    I love this dress! I’d love to win the pattern!

  23. queenbeaz says:

    You’ve got to love a good peasant dress. They’re so cute and feminine!

  24. Kristina says:

    Looks like this would be great for all ages. Love it!

  25. Kim says:

    I have been wanting to make this for my daughter. This would be the perfect first day of school dress.

  26. Audrey B says:

    What a beautiful dress! And this looks like a great pattern for my 3 girls!!! I’d love to make it!!

  27. Kristy says:

    So cute, I’d love to win!

  28. sandra says:

    Would love to win as 2 small grands would love this dress

  29. Lori says:

    I love peasant dresses because girls of all ages love to wear them, and they can have totally different styles depending on the fabrics used.

  30. Bianca says:

    Its so hard to find things for older girls. I love it!

  31. Jennifer says:

    Another adorable pattern! I’d love to win it to make for my little girl!

  32. Julie says:

    So adorable! I just love sewing for girls….

  33. I have 6 grandaughters from age 4 to 15. The little ones are easy, but the 10 and 15 yr old was trying me. This is an excellant pattern for all ages. My 15 yr old saw this and said she would love it. Thanks for having a contest.

  34. Paloma says:

    What a great versatile pattern!

  35. Ruth Burns says:

    This dress would cover a whle bunch of little people in my life– my daughter, new nieces, and some of the foster children I work with!

  36. michele says:

    such a sweet pattern! thanks for the giveaway!

  37. Julie says:

    I really need to broaden my horizons with dresses with sleeves. I have two girls and I love to make them matching dresses. (For as long as they’ll let me that is!) So far, they have just been sundresses for the summer…

  38. Jennifer says:

    very pretty!

  39. Kathryn says:

    I finally have a girl so now I need to make her some dresses! I love this one especially because of the simplicity and versatility.

  40. Jill says:

    I love this dress! A friend made me one, and I’ll be so sad when my daughter outgrows it. I would love to be able to make more!

  41. Laura M. says:

    So adorable! I know several little girls who would love this!

  42. KatKeen says:

    I would love this pattern as Im new to the sewing world and cant seem to figure out how to make this type of dress. Its adorable and I would LOVE making a few for my daughters! Thanks :0

  43. Super cute pattern. I’ve never sewn a Sis Boom pattern it would be a great chance to try one out!

  44. Suzie says:

    This is a lovely and sweet dress. It also looks relatively easy to make.

  45. Tracy says:

    I really like the gathered sleeves and neckline. It looks very comfortable for little girls to wear.

  46. Catherine says:

    such a lovely pattern!

  47. Kathy says:

    I have two wee nieces who would look adorable in this dress! Love all of the options possible.

  48. Katrina says:

    super cute pattern!

  49. I have 4 little granddaughters waiting for a back to school dress. They will love this. I would love to win a pattern.

  50. ~Helena~ says:

    Super cute dress, have to put that pattern on my wish list.

  51. Coleen says:

    Yes Please! It would look so cute in that new alexander henry fabric.

  52. Stacy says:

    I love Sis Boom & I would love this pattern for my little 2 year old girl to wear! Sure hope I win! :-) Thanks so much!

  53. SarahB says:

    This pattern would be perfect for the next dress I have planned for my girls! I’d love to win!

  54. Amy Woods says:

    I’d love to win this pattern! The dress is darling, and would make a great addition to the clothes I’m making my niece for school.

  55. wendy says:

    what a sweet pattern!!

  56. Super cute! I just started sewing recently and think this would be perfect for my 9 and 10 year old daughters.

  57. sarahgkeel says:

    This pattern is so cute! I love patterns that are adjustable (like with the skirt length!) so I can make them over and over again, espeically as my daughter grows. Adorable!

  58. Tiffani Baum says:

    What a great pattern. I can see this in so many different types of fabric! Would love to win this one!!!

  59. Lillian says:

    Another great dress that I can make for my gorgeous niece. Would love to make a similar dress in contrast materials.

  60. Cynthia says:

    I have six granddaughters who would love this little dress. I can picture all of them in matching dresses!

  61. Megan says:

    So cute! I would love to make one for my daughter’s first day if preschool.

  62. Sakura says:

    Such a cute pattern! Would love to make it for my 2 little girls!

  63. Shelly says:

    So cute! It’s true how the peasant styling is perfect for everyone and it’s so customizable. This dress would be great on my toddler!

  64. April says:

    This pattern is great! Such a cute dress. It would look so good on my daughter.

  65. Katie says:

    Another sweet pattern
    Kate

  66. Jasmine says:

    Oh so cute…love it, AND it looks easy! What a great combo :).

  67. Marsel says:

    This would be a great autumn dress for my daughter…here in Georgia, the autumn months are still quite warm, so cotton fabric in autumn colors would work wonderfully!

  68. Lynn Poulin says:

    What a sweet pattern–I would love to add it to my pattern stash!

  69. Michelle says:

    This is a cute style and would be wearable with pants in the Fall if I did it now while the weather is warm.

  70. Emily says:

    This is such a classic style. I’ve made a version of this, but without the cute empire waist detail. I’d love to try the bell sleeves version. This could be for every season!

  71. Melissa says:

    I love the simplicity and comfort of this!

  72. heather b says:

    Very cute!

  73. Wendy says:

    Another cute one; and I love that it has larger sizes, too!

  74. miktha says:

    this pattern look adorable, I love to wn it.
    thank you very much…

  75. My granddaughter Chloe would love this dress. She starts Kindergarten this school year.

  76. Dawn A. says:

    I have been contemplating this pattern for a long time and would love to win! Thanks :)

  77. Robin Ensign says:

    I love this pattern! Would love to win a copy.

  78. Stephanie says:

    I’d love to make this for my kids. I’ve been eyeing this style for some time now.

  79. Norma says:

    I’ve been looking for a good basic peasant dress pattern for my daughter. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction

  80. Can’t go wrong with a nice easy gathered style dress. I need to make my girls a few of these. They will be nice in the fall with a sweater and some tights as well.

  81. Andrea P. says:

    I’d love to try this pattern. I actually have a similar dress that I wear all the time. Thanks for the giveaway!

  82. Another adorable dress pattern! Looks like fun to make too!

  83. Natacha says:

    This dress looks pretty and very versatile.

  84. Alyssa says:

    I love that dress!! Not to mention the gorgeous Heather Ross fabric!!

  85. Mary says:

    I have 2 little girls, 5 and 4 and this would be a perfect pattern to keep as a wardrobe staple!

  86. Julianne says:

    What a beautiful dress (and a cute little model!) I’d love to make one of those!

  87. Katarina says:

    This would be fab as beachwear.

  88. Melanie says:

    Love it! You could make this with so many variations.

  89. Jen Higgins says:

    What a cute pattern. I love peasant dresses!

  90. Karen says:

    I might need to buy this one. It is so cute and versatile!

  91. Robin E. says:

    Ooooo, me like. Simple, yet lots of options and lots of possibilities.

  92. Jess Snethen says:

    very cute! would love to have this!

  93. Devon says:

    Love this! I have got to try an e-pattern, just as soon as I get more ink for my printer!

  94. Kelly Stockstill says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! I hope I win!

  95. Chris says:

    I love making peasant dresses- they come together so quickly, and are SO cute on!

  96. Another pattern that would work for my 7 year old or my 3 year old!

  97. Trisha says:

    My girls love peasant dresses like this!

  98. mamabear says:

    very cute!

  99. Charity says:

    Such a sweet dress!

  100. DianeY says:

    Really cute-the fabric definitely makes the dress!

  101. stacy says:

    Another great pattern, I have made another Sis Boom pattern and love the detail and instructions, thanks for a chance to win!

  102. Megan says:

    So cute! I love the simplicity of this dress and how easy it seems to really personalize it for the wearer. My almost-three-year-old would look adorable in many versions of it!

  103. I’d love to win this pattern! With seven daughters finding a good pattern that can be used with all of them is treasure.

  104. MichelleRenee says:

    I’ve been wanting to try this out for my daughter. So cute for BTS.

  105. JenR says:

    Very cute! Love the empire styling of this!

  106. nopinkhere says:

    It sounds very flexible! I love patterns with lots of options so that I don’t HAVE to make the same thing again if I don’t want to.

  107. Sara says:

    A great peasant dress pattern is a must -this one looks pretty and adaptable. :)

  108. Laura J. says:

    This is a very cute pattern and my 9 year old would look great in it!

  109. Teresa Peschke says:

    Oh I would love to have this pattern!

  110. Emily says:

    Very nice. I like how versatile it is!

  111. Alyssa L. says:

    Super cute!

  112. Melissa says:

    Would love a chance to win this pattern.

  113. Kristin says:

    It’s so beautiful! I could see making several of these dresses with various differences each.

  114. cheri says:

    very cute dress!!

  115. Caroline says:

    Super cute dress! Love all of the different options for it too!!

  116. love it!

  117. Julie W says:

    Cute pattern! Love peasant dresses!!

  118. Kate says:

    Looks great!

  119. drainl says:

    Great pattern! Lots of sizes too – I love PDF patterns. They’re so perfect for re-using!

  120. Sonickasalisbury says:

    So cute! It looks fast and easy, too!

  121. Noel Melin says:

    so cute! this would look adorable on my twin girls!

  122. kelli says:

    I love this one too! You guys are picking great giveaways!

  123. Laree says:

    That is seriously cute!

  124. Myra says:

    That is really versatile!

  125. briana says:

    Aww My daughter would cute in this one

  126. tanya frisina says:

    oh so cute! thankyou, tanya x

  127. Kimberly says:

    I love this one too!

  128. Lovely, simple dress!

  129. Mary Read says:

    Another adorable pattern! Thanks for so many opportunities to win!

  130. Kristy says:

    I would love to make this dress!

  131. Sara says:

    I like the unicorns!!

  132. Kirsten says:

    Love the ease and simplicity of this dress. Adorable!!

  133. Valerie says:

    I love peasent tops–they are so comfortable and grow a little with the wearer.

  134. Em says:

    What a lovely pattern! I like how the length is adjustable and it can be made for a wide range of sizes!

  135. Cute! Cute! Cute!

  136. Jody says:

    Very Cute!

  137. Jennifer says:

    What a cute dress! The unicorns add the finishing touch. : )

  138. Mama Urchin says:

    so cute in that Far, Far, Away fabric

  139. Jeanne W. says:

    Sweet dress! I’m loving the peasant style…reminds me of being a girl in the 60’s. I think my 10-year-old granddaughter would like this, too. Thanks for your generous giveaway!

  140. Lori says:

    This dress would work perfectly for both of my girls. Very cute.

  141. Milica says:

    So cute! I love downloadable patterns for the instant sewing gratification they offer!

  142. Shelby says:

    What great dresses! My girls would live in them! So would I if I could. Thanks for the chance to win!

  143. Michelle Flynn says:

    Would love to win this pattern!

  144. Another super cute pattern that I’d like to have in me size (since I have no girls!)

  145. sequink says:

    Back to school time already?!!? Gotta get crackin’! (sigh).

  146. Elle says:

    Love love love this dress! Looks like a very versitile pattern.

  147. Bron says:

    Oh I SEW..would love a copy of this pattern. thanks for the giveaway.

  148. Octavia says:

    Aww cute would it be to have matching mommy/daughter outfits. I can’t believe I just said that. :)

  149. Tonia says:

    This is such a sweet pretty dress, I wish they had it in my size.

  150. My little molly would love it!

  151. stephanie says:

    love this pattern! count me in!

  152. Deb Cameron says:

    Love the use of the fabric, if only I could be that brave :-)

  153. Larri says:

    Love this dress!

  154. Jess says:

    Oh gosh! This is so cute! My little girl is just getting to be big enough for all these fun patterns!

  155. Trisha says:

    What a great pattern!! I like that you can make a dress, tunic or a shirt!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

  156. Amy S says:

    Adorable pattern!

  157. This pattern looks great and I love any new information that improves my beginner sewing skills!

  158. Jill B says:

    Beautiful dress! I’d love this pattern.

  159. sy says:

    the pattern is lovely, it fits so nicely, i love the fabrics too.

  160. priti says:

    I generally dont chance to win anything owing to the fact that I live in India……………so because of postage issues I never win anything:(
    But I am not losing hope:)
    So here I am…………..the pattern is lovely & I would love to make it for my little girl:)
    thanx

  161. Sivje Parish says:

    I would LOVE to win this pattern. It looks darling and I think my girly would look wonderful in it. Thank you for the chance to win.

  162. gina Snyder says:

    Love, love this pattern! And absolutely love Sis Boom! Thanks so much for doing this giveaway!

    Hugs,
    Gina

  163. galen says:

    oh yes please! i’d love to win a pattern (a serger even more, alas I live in Canada…wait I mean YEAH I live in Canada, boo the serger has voltage issues :)

  164. Amy Craven says:

    Adorable! I really love the unicorn fabric. This pattern looks easy and versatile.

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