The Dress Shop 8 Upgrade has been superseded
and replaced by the later Dress Shop 9 Upgrade.
Read about the changes to Dress Shop that come with version 8 below.

To purchase a current Dress Shop upgrade, click here.

Get the latest Dress Shop program and get more patterns, detailed construction articles, enhanced fit, and powerful new design tools. Now the custom fit clothes you can make with Dress Shop patterns will fit even better, be even more stylish, and allow you to inexpensively copy even the priciest designer clothes you see.

 Save money, have fun, and get the best fit ever!

Radically Improved Fit:

Every close-fit pattern in Dress Shop has been extensively reworked to provide better fit and easier construction. Pants patterns have been radically improved.  Fitted blouses and dresses, princess patterns, and all close-fit patterns are all truer to charts and provide better fit than ever before..

Detailed Sewing Instructions for every pattern:

Most patterns now comes with customized sewing instructions, including a 1-2 page summary, with links to more detailed, illustrated articles about each feature in your pattern. Read or print the guide as well as any article you might need.

New Patterns:

New Tools:

New Features and Options:



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All new pants patterns!

Midriff Panel Patterns!

Neckline Ruffles & Flounces

New waist treatments

Skirt Flounces


Peaked and Wrap Empires

Bow and Tie Necklines