Boleros & Shrugs

One way to make a prom dress or gown more modest is to wear a coverup – a shrug, bolero, or jacket. These are very easy to sew.

Enjoy the following FREE bolero patterns and shrug patterns!

Simple Bolero Pattern

A simple bolero that's easy to sew

  Skill level: Very Easy (Beginner)

Pattern Pieces: Two

Completion time:  30 minutes or less

Fit: Loose and forgiving

Sleek Shrug Pattern

Sleek shrug pattern
Skill level: Very Easy (Beginner)

Pattern Pieces: One (rectangle)

Completion time:  about 10 minutes

Fit: Tight to the body 

One-seam (Cap Sleeve) Shrug Pattern

Skill level: Very Easy (Beginner)

Pattern Pieces: One (curved)

Completion time:  about 15 minutes

Fit: Loose