74 Easy Sewing Projects You Should Try

1. Sweater Beanie: Recycle your sweater into some cozy new accessories like this beanie.
2. Skinny Jeans: Update those old bootcut jeans lurking in your closet by turning them into skinny jeans. (via Brit + Co)
3. Cable Knit Lampshade: Get your room all comfy with this sweater-inspired lampshade. (via Farm Fresh Therapy)
4. Lavender Heat Packs: Heat packs make an easy gift for a neighbor, friend or teacher. They’re a great way to use up fabric strips and they smell soooo good. (via Lil Mrs Tori)
5. Black Faux Leather Clutch: This black faux leather clutch costs less than $5 to make and can be sewn in under an hour. Talk about the perfect afternoon sewing project. (via The Felted Fox)
6. Baby Headbands: Perfect for the boho babe, these pretty headbands are the cutest thing ever. (via Brit + Co)

7. Fabric Keychains: The best DIY gift is something that everyone will actually use. These keychains are easy enough you can whip up a whole batch in just an hour. (via My So Called Crafty Life)
8. Tie-Dyed Gift Bags: Have fun dip dyeing these gift bags and then fill them with little treasures as a party favor or stocking stuffer. (via Shift Ctrl Art)
9. Flannel Scarves: Made with a rich, luxe flannel shirt, these are simple to sew but are sure to impress. (via Delia Creates)
10. Seat Cushions: Keep your outdoor seating classy with some colorful cushions. They are so easy to make that you can change ’em up every summer to keep them looking fresh. (via Brit + Co)
11. Credit Card Wallet: We love our purses, but sometimes it’s nice to just have something you can tuck in your back pocket when you’re running out to do errands. (via My So Called Green Life)
12. Fringe Purse: This cute leather fringe purse is a great first project for sewing newbies. It’s also the perfect size to hold makeup or money in your purse. (via A Beautiful Mess)
13. Easy Clutch: Treat yourself to this fierce little number and you’ll be set for chic accessories. (via Luri and Wilma)

14. Cozy Mittens: Make these adorable mittens from an old sweater. The only “trick” is to open your thumb a little to make your new mittens more roomy and comfy. (via Brit + Co)
15. Wallet Organizer: You won’t need a lot of fabric for these bad boys. Plus they sew up quickly, making them great gifts for holding stuff like iPhones, jump drives, memory cards, credit cards, business cards, cash, notes, memo pads, etc… (via LBG Studio)

16. Leather Tablet: Stylish, protective and tablet-friendly, leather is much easier to work with than you’d expect. (via Brit + Co)
17. Faux Fur Scarf: This faux fur scarf is lined with fleece and is a bit wider than a regular scarf. You’ll get that blanket scarf feeling but still look as glamorous as ever. (via Riva la Diva)
18. Quilted Box Pouch: Don’t let the zipper deter you from trying this little DIY — it’s really simple once you get the hang of it. Plus, these bags are amazing for all kinds of storage. (via Fort Worth Studios)
19. Reversible Tote: This tote is the ideal size for a grab-and-go bag. It is big enough to hold all your essentials, yet small enough for a quick trip to the store. (via Haberdashery Fun)

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20. Ruffled Hem: Make those sweaters last one more season by adding a ruffled hem to the bottom. Not only is it adorable, it will add a couple inches to the length. (via It’s Always Autumn)
21. Scrap Fabric Napkins: Be green, but also very stylish with these bright, colorful napkins made out of little fabric scraps you have around the house. (via Studio BeauVert)
22. Simple Leather Tote: Head to a thrift store and hunt down a leather skirt to make this project super cost effective. (via Kojo Designs)
23. Notebook Tea Cloths: Wouldn’t these just be the most adorable teacher’s gift? (via Say Yes)
24. Kimono: Cozy up with this easy-to-sew, modern take on a kimono. (via Francois et Moi)
25. Headwrap Bands: These are perfect for getting your hair out of your eyes at the gym or while running errands. They’re another easy-peasy craft you can make out of scraps you have laying around your craft space. (via Delia Creates)

26. Outdoor Pillows: Here are three options to decorate your outdoor space with big, colorful pillows. You actually probably have most of the items you need sitting around your house right
now. (via A Beautiful Mess)
26. Lumbar Pillow: Make this extra long lumbar pillow using, wait for it… a table runner! (via Liz Marie)
27. Lace Skirt: Recycle a pencil skirt by adding a feminine lace overlay. (via Pearls and Scissors)
28. Business Card Wallet: Quit losing your business cards at the bottom of your purse and make one of these cute little card holders. (via A Spoonful of Sugar)
29. Canvas Totes: Play around with the measurements to get the exact size you need. These bags would work great as a library tote, pool/beach bag, shopping bag or anything else you could possible use a giant tote for. (via The Sweeter Side of Mommyhood)
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30. Swing Dress: Loose and flowy, this bright dress is a breeze to whip together and we are obsessed with that color. (via Merrick’s Art)
31. Geometric Pouch: An easy intro to quilting, this pouch is perfect for keeping little things from getting lost in your purse. (via Sew Delicious)
32. Easy Blouse: Pick out any fabric you want and then add a couple quick seams to make a simply beautiful blouse. (via Marina Bebe)
33. Drawstring Travel Bag: Add some gold lettering for a super trendy bag to take to the beach this summer. Instead of iron-on lettering, just add the letters with a gold pen to make things easier. (via Sew DIY)

34. Easy Baby Blanket: Baby blankets are the best for snuggling your newborn. This tutorial is the easiest baby-blanket tutorial ever and it will make for a great shower gift. (via A Joyful Riot)
35. Leather iPad Case: Dress up your iPad in a super svelte, super DIY-able leather case. (via Almost Makes Perfect)
36. Book Clutch: Anyone else love the look of old books? Well, head to the thrift store for some old hardbacks and make these adorable zipper clutches. (via See Kate Sew)
37. Leather Passport Holder: This project comes together really quickly and would be an awesome bon voyage gift for someone who’s embarking on an epic adventure. (via Lovely Indeed)
38. Sequin Pillow: Keep your eye out for a sequined top or skirt you can recycle to make this glam throw pillow. (via Sister’s Suitcase)

39. Yoga Bag: You’ll be the most stylish girl at the gym with this colorful yoga mat bag. (via Brit + Co)
40. Gold-Dipped Tote Bag: We’re all about the gold-dipped look on this pretty tote bag. (via Brit + Co)
41. Sequin Heart Patch: Add some color to those monochromatic pieces in your wardrobe with a sparkly sequin patch or two. (via Swell Mayde)
42. Color Block Pillowcase: Changing the pillows on your bed can give your whole room a facelift. Major bonus: These fab color blocked pillows take less than an hour to make. (via The Red Thread)
43. Geometric Pillows: We think these fluffs are a must for your spring redecorating plans. Why be square when you can add eight sides and a bunch of tassels? (via Brit + Co)


Full Tutorials Projects HERE