Looking for easy sewing projects to sell or give as gifts? Look no further! These simple patterns are perfect for beginning sewers, and can be made in a variety of fabrics and styles. With just a few hours of work, you can create beautiful pieces that will be loved by all.
Gifts to Sew
This easy sew fabric gift card holder is the perfect way to dress up giving a gift card as a gift. Here’s how to make it! Giving gift cards as a gift is more popular than ever. It’s a great way to let someone you care about know that you’re thinking about them on a special occasion, but also allows them to pick out their own gift or to buy something they need.
Hi creative friends! Today we’re sharing this wine bag pattern and beginner sewing tutorial because well, who doesn’t appreciate being gifted a bottle of wine, especially at this time of year?
This homemade reusable rice heating pad is an excellent beginner sewing project and makes for a wonderful gift! It’s easy and inexpensive to make and is great at easing aches and pains!
Learn how to easily make buffalo plaid stockings with your Cricut Maker! Use a FREE Christmas stocking cut file to maker personalized farmhouse stockings using burlap and buffalo check patterned fabric.
And the stockings were hung by the chimney with care…” plays on a loop through my mind as my sewing machine hums with the delight of being used. I am staring at my new favorite fabric… buffalo check plaid… being turned into a personalized stocking in under 10 minutes.
Learn how to make a do-it-yourself (DIY) dino tail, or dragon tail, for kids with this free dinosaur tail tutorial and pattern. Perfect for boys and girls all year round. Add it to their toy dress-up bin! This is an easy sewing tutorial. Even beginners can make this!
If you’ve been considering a sleep mask, make this simple eye cover for sleep. Learn how it can improve sleep quality and help you get more restful sleep each night.
How to Sew a Cute Toiletry / Makeup Bag Travel Set. This set is easy to make and makes a great travel set for yourself… or as a gift!
Cut the yoga mat piece the size that you want your mouse pad.
Do you know what’s cooler than a colorful scrunchie? Learning how to make a scrunchie all by yourself! It’s easier than you might think, only takes a few simple sewing supplies, and is a great beginner sewing project.
With cold weather on it’s way, make a pair of simple rice filled hand warmers with a cover that you can remove for washing. Pop them in the microwave and then into your pockets before you set off on a walk or to watch the kids play football. They stay warm for quite some time so you can give your hands a warm up whenever you need to.
Pillows can be a great addition to your home decor, but they are expensive! Learn how to make a pillow out of a place mat in this easy tutorial.
After recently cleaning out my closets and organizing my seasonal clothes, I thought to add scented sachets to my drawers and storage baskets. Learn how to make your own lavender sachets to freshen up your home.
How to make a pillowcase: This easy step-by-step tutorial will show you how to make a quick and easy pillowcase using the “burrito method”.
Greetings to my cat-loving friends! Make a quick and easy Catnip toy with this super simple tutorial! It’s a purr-fect project for someone learning to sew and your cats will thank you too!
A reusable DIY bread bag is easy to make and great for storing your fresh homemade bread. The breathable material allows for airflow, keeping your bread fresher longer. These bags are a great no-waste option and make wonderful gifts for the bakers in your life!
These are perfect to make for your own kitchen or they’re a great gift idea too! If you’re like me, you’re thinking ahead to the holidays. Yes, I know it’s early, but if you want to make it a homemade Christmas, it’s good to get going as early as possible.
Pot holders make a fantastic addition to any kitchen. Whether you like to bake, meal prep, or anything in between, a pot holder is a super useful tool when dealing with anything hot in your kitchen.
Sewing is an essential life skill, and operating a sewing machine for basic repairs is as useful as knowing how to wash the dishes (or almost…)
And it’s so much fun, and so satisfying! Kids who love gadgets want to get their hands on the sewing machine (I plan to teach M as as soon as he’s responsible enough). Adults and teens should also be learning how to sew the basics – even if they can’t do patterns or complicated garments.
Free Bag Sewing Patterns
I adore cute reusable snack bags (and sandwich bags) for my daughter’s lunches. Nicely made ones with liner that helps with food freshness can be pricey though.
This is a free sewing pattern for beginners that uses very little fabric so it’s a great scrap buster. Make your own super cute fully lined, 2 zipper DIY coin purse with our free coin purse pattern. The handy split keyring lets you show off your love for the Star Wars Mandalorian series (especially Baby Yoda Grogu!) while being functional too.
If you’re looking for a coin purse pattern, check out this DIY coin purse tutorial. You won’t believe how easy it is to make a coin pouch of your own!