How to Sew a Simple Turtleneck Sweater Dress – Comicat Creations

Sew a Turtleneck Sweater Dress Sewing Tutorial

Learn how to sew this simple classic turtleneck in this free step-by-step sewing tutorial – no pattern needed! You can make it in a dress length, or shirt length. This project requires a heavy sweater knit for a warm top for winter, or use a lighter/medium weight knit to make a top that’s great for layering… a versatile and comfortable garment.  Since an existing long-sleeve shirt is used as a template, you can sew it any size you’d like, from petite to plus size women’s or even a child/kid sized turtle neck. In Comicat Creations‘ video we will learn how to cut and sew the bodice, learn how to make a sleeve pattern, cut, and sew the sleeves, how to cut and stitch the turtleneck, and how to hem the edges. Monika also offers tips for sewing with stretch knit fabric.


  • 2 yards of a stretch knit fabric (although if you’re making a shirt length or kids size, you’ll use less)
  • long sleeve shirt that fits you (or the person you’re sewing for) to use as a template (don’t worry, it won’t get cut up or destroyed)
  • tracing or tissue paper for making the sleeve pattern

Watch the free tutorial now:

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