Free Sewing Patterns

How to Miter a Hem for Tablecloths and Placemats

Mitered corners reduce the bulk on the folded seams and allow the edges to meet evenly resulting in a neat and tidy finish. Making a mitered hem is easier than you think and in this video you’ll learn how to miter, sew and finish the corners of tablecloths and placemats.

How to Make a Magic Pillowcase

In this video tutorial, join Jennifer Bosworth of Shabby Fabricsr as she shows you how to make a Magic Pillowcase using the “burrito” method. Using this sewing technique, you don’t see any seams. Jenifer also has suggestions for gifting and doing French Seams.

How to Sew an Envelope Pillow Cover

Learn all the steps you need to know to make and sew your own envelope pillow case cover. Pillow cases are easy to make and are a perfect sewing project for beginners.

50+ Free Tote Bag Patterns

Tote bags are the perfect bag for times when you need to carry lots of stuff. These types of bags can be made in different sizes to suit different purposes – such as for carrying your groceries, for travel, or for storing your sewing projects. Tote bags are generally easy to make and can be …

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21 Free Clutch Purse Patterns

Clutch purses are quick and easy to make, and plain clutches can be dressed up using fabric manipulation techniques, or other types of creative embellishment. These free clutch purse sewing patterns are cute and functional and perfect for everyday use as a grab-and-go purse for running errands, or for storing and organizing small items. Pin …

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15 Free Drawstring Bag Patterns

Drawstring bags and pouches are quick and easy to sew and are the ideal sewing project for beginners. These types of bags can be made in a variety of sizes and are perfect for storing and organizing all sorts of small items such as sewing supplies and sewing projects, for wrapping gifts, and even for …

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6 Free Travel Bag Patterns

These free travel bag patterns are perfect for carrying and organizing your things whether traveling, or simply going to sewing retreats and classes. Travel Craft Bag Traveling in Circles Tote Laminated Toiletry Travel Bag   Travel Purse The Weekender Carnaby Carry All Bag  

12 Free Market Bag Patterns

Go green with reusable grocery bags! These bags are convenient for shopping, are helpful to the environment, easy to make, and can be washed. Use some pretty outdoor fabric for a sturdy bag that also looks great, and make several – because one is never enough! Singlet Style Shopping Bag Spring Market Tote Artful Eco …

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10 Free Leather Bag Patterns

Learn how to make your own leather totes and bags with these free leather tote patterns. You’ll be surprised at just how easy it is to work with these simple leather sewing patterns. Trendy Faux Leather Handbag Leather Purse DIY Faux Leather Bag   Simple Leather Bag Leather and Gold Bag Leather Tote   Four …

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Tea Light & Candle Plate Pincushions – Free Sewing Tutorial

Don’t you just love pincushions? If you sew, then you know you can never have enough of them and it’s always fun to make your own in different styles. These unusual pincushions use the base of a candle plate as a holder which gives them charming simplicity. Find the free sewing pattern here

Dresden Petal Handbag – Free Sewing Pattern

This handbag is easy and fun to make using a dresden petal pattern. The bag can be made using your favorite coordinated fat quarters or even from fabric scraps. Line it with fusible fleece and add some simple machine quilting. Find the free handbag pattern here

Free eBook: Quilted Bag Patterns

This collection of handmade and quilted fabric bags includes beautiful designs for everyone. Each bag is a small quilt masterpiece and styles include evening bags, purses, messenger and market bags. You’ll also find some great ideas for making your own fabric using creative surface design, embellishing and sewing techniques. Find the free eBook here

Cropped Jacket – Free Sewing Tutorial

This classic cropped jacket is easy to make and looks great made up in coordinating fabrics. Wear it with jeans for a casual look, or over a dress for a classy look. Find the free sewing tutorial here