10 DIY Flower Girl Dresses | DIY Formula

10 DIY Flower Girl Dresses

The most important and memorable day in most of the lives of men and women is the day they get married. One way you can make a wedding day extra special is to handmake flower girl dresses for the little girls involved in your wedding. It will be a treasure they will cherish their whole lives, and you will have complete control of the design of the dresses. This list of tutorials will help you learn how to make your own DIY flower girl dress for that special day!

1. DIY No Sew Tutu Dress

If you’re looking for a quick and easy flower girl dress tutorial, this is the one to start with. You don’t need any sewing skills whatsoever to make a beautiful tutu dress that will be a highlight at the wedding. The basic supplies are an elastic band and strips of tulle; that and your hands are all you need to make this stunning dress! If you want more inspiration for a tutu dress, you can check out these cute DIY tutu designs.

Level of difficulty: Beginner
Duration: 1-2 hours
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2. DIY 50’s Style Dress

The traditional flower girl dress will never go out of style. Elegant, sweet, and simple, this DIY flower girl dress is the perfect dress for any wedding! There are quite a few steps and some advanced sewing involved, but the satisfaction of making a professional-looking flower girl dress is worth the effort!

Level of difficulty: Intermediate
Duration: 1-2 days
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3. DIY Flower Girl Frock

Another simple but adorable DIY flower girl dress is this frock. It uses packaged bias tape to bind the dress together at the shoulders, and cheery rick rack trim to hide the hem at the bottom of the dress. This flower girl dress would be perfect for a rustic or casual dress wedding!

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 2+ hours
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4. DIY Red & White Flower Girl Tutu Dress

By using a prefabricated crochet waistband, you can make a tutu dress is a short amount of time. This beautiful DIY flower girl dress is decorated with fabric flowers and contrasting tulle, which creates an intricate and stunning appearance. No one will guess you hot glued them to the dress!

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1-2 hours
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5. DIY Super Easy Flower Girl’s Dress

In just three easy steps you can make this super easy little girl’s dress! It uses a crochet tulle top for the bodice, which makes sewing a breeze. Glue some fabric rose petals in whatever design you wish to add some delicate features, and you’re done!

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1-2 hours
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6. DIY Simple Flower Girl Dress

If you’re not into the frills and tulle, this might be the perfect flower girl dress for you. It has a simple empire waist with a ruffled skirt and is lined for a more professional finish. The great thing about this dress is that it can be worn after the wedding, too!

Level of difficulty: Easy-Intermediate
Duration: 2-3 hours
Materials You Need:

  • Main fabric
  • Lining fabric
  • Pattern used in video
  • Zipper
  • Sewing machine

 

7. DIY Denim Flower Girl Dress

This adorable DIY flower girl dress is ideal for a country chic wedding. The top is made of upcycled overalls, and the skirt is lovely, billowy tulle. It is the perfect mixture of rustic charm and elegance. And since you use old overalls for the top, you’re helping the environment to boot!

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1-2 hours
Materials You Need:

  • Old overalls
  • Tulle of choice
  • Scissors
  • Sewing pins
  • Sewing machine

 

8. DIY Bubble Hem Dress

Bubble hems are super cute on little girls’ dresses, so why not make one for your flower girl? Elastic sewn around the hem makes the bubble hem an easy accomplishment. This tutorial uses a pattern, so some sewing skill is involved. But if you have basic skills, you’ll be able to whip this gorgeous dress up in no time.

Level of difficulty: Intermediate
Duration: 1-2 days
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9. DIY Flower Girl Tutu Dress with Lace

This is an easy, mostly no-sew project that will only take a couple hours to put together. The crochet top is held up by a beautiful lacy ribbon, which creates a lovely big bow in the back. Use different colored ribbons to tie in your wedding’s colors for a seamless design. Follow the tutorial below to learn how to make your own!

Level of difficulty: Easy-Intermediate
Duration: 2+ hours
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10. DIY Flower Girl Sundress

This is another casual but cute DIY flower girl dress that can be dressed up or down! It uses a simple pattern and is embellished with a cute homemade bow! You just need a basic familiarity with a sewing machine to complete the project. Choose a satin fabric for a more dressy look, or go with a pretty cotton fabric for a casual look.

Level of difficulty: Easy-Intermediate
Duration: 2+ hours
Materials You Need:

  • Paper for pattern
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machine
  • Yardstick
  • Main fabric of choice
  • Contrast fabric of choice
  • Sewing pins
  • Matching thread and needle
  • Iron and ironing board

 

Conclusion

Although flower girl dresses can look very intricate and complicated, it doesn’t have to be hard to sew one yourself. These tutorials are simple enough for the sewing novice to tackle without frustration, and your flower girls will feel like princesses in the dresses you make them! Do you have a favorite DIY flower girl dress project? Share your thoughts and suggestions below!

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