Free Sewing Patterns

Secret Garden Trapunto Quilt – Free Pattern

Learn how to make this fun and very cute "Secret Garden" quilt using fusible applique and easy trapunto techniques. This quilt is a little challenging to put together, but will look amazing using your favorite charm pack and jelly roll fabrics. Find the free quilt...

More Creative Fabric Dyeing and Fabric Painting

In part one of Creative Fabric Dyeing and Fabric Painting, Traci Bautista shared some ideas for fabric painting and also gave an overview of how to use Tulip Tie-Dyes. In this second part of the tutorial, she continues with additional ideas for over-dyeing fabric....

Fabric Feathers – Free Sewing Tutorial

Fabric embellishments are fun to make and can be used to dress up all your creative sewing projects. This tutorial shows you an easy technique for making these fabric feathers using fusible interfacing. Find the free sewing tutorial...

Mini Bookshelf Quilt – Free Quilting Tutorial

Bookshelf quilts are fun to make and this tutorial shows you how to make a bookshelf quilt using a strip piecing technique which makes this a quick and easy quilt to put together. To make a quilt that is more personal, you could also scan the spines of your favorite...

Plenty of Pockets Tote Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial

This tote bag has lots of convenient pockets which makes it the perfect bag for holding all your everyday things when you're on the road. Use a twin or double needle to do the decorative stitching on this project. Find the free tote bag pattern...

Splashes of Color Quilt – Free Quilt Pattern

This quick-to-sew bed-size quilt pattern is easy to make using simple pieced blocks. Make a block or two each day, and soon you'll have enough for the stunning, borderless quilt top. Use soft colored batik fabric, or mix them with some pretty coordinating prints to...

Stuffed Fabric Turtles – Free Sewing Pattern

Your little ones will love these cute stuffed fabric turtles. They are soft and plump using fiberfil to stuff the parts, and are perfect for little hands. This sewing project might be challenging for a beginner sewer, but the tutorial shows you step-by-step how to...

Handmade Jewelry: Upcycled Jeans Cuff Tutorial

We all love upcycling our old stuff, and of course we also love handmade jewelry, and this creative tutorial shows you how easy it is to combine the two to make this awesome wrist cuff out of a piece of denim jeans. Although some of the techniques in the tutorial are...

Wedding Quilt – Free Quilt Pattern

This brightly colored modern quilt design is not quite what comes to mind when thinking about wedding quilts. However this quilt is easy to make and goes together quickly using a simple strip piecing technique. Choose your favorite quilting fabrics and a plain white...

Learn how to print on fabric using an inkjet printer

Printing on fabric using an inkjet printer is not as difficult as you might think and is a fun and creative way to incorporate photos and images into all your sewing projects. You can of course print your own photos on fabric, but if you love to create your own...

Mini Hexagon – Free Quilt Tutorial

This wee hexagon quilt is a great stash-busting project as well as a wonderful opportunity to learn about setting in seams. Unlike many quilt tops involving hexagons, this one is machine pieced rather than hand sewn. Once you get the hang of the technique, it goes...

Gypsy Caravan – Free Quilt Pattern

The stained-glass window motif on this quilt deepens as it tumbles towards the center where the bright splash of citrus green gives the feeling of bright light pouring through. Find the free quilt pattern...

How to turn fabric scraps into Fabric

In this free tutorial learn a creative technique for using up your fabric scraps to make fabric. Using water soluble stabilizer you'll learn how to use up even the teeny tiny bits of fabric and thread that you would normally throw out. You'll never want to part with...

Steampunk Sublime – Free Quilt Pattern

This quilt is entirely fused together using Wonder-Under fusible web. No needle or thread is used until the actual quilting begins. Find the free quilt pattern...

Fast Flowers Quilt – Free Quilt Tutorial

Fussy-cut printed fabric panels to make a fast and easy twin-bed quilt. Use a combination of prints - florals, rickrack, dots, and tone-on-tones—to add an extra splash of style. Find the free quilt pattern...

Easter Quilt as You Go Table Runner – Free Quilting Tutorial

This super easy quilt as you go table runner can be made in one day, and is small enough to tuck away until next year. Add a few cute Easter inspired appliques, and you have a project done that can be used during the holiday. Use your fabric stash, scraps, or even a...

Three Lemons Art Quilt – Free Quilt Pattern

This art quilt pattern goes together easily for beginners. Working from a photo, learn how to create a painterly still-life wall quilt from fabric. Although the instructions are specific to the lemon still life, they can easily be adapted for use with any still life...

Gypsy Romance Boho Shoulder Bag – Free Sewing Pattern

What are gypsies often known for? Traveling. And what do you need for traveling? A beautiful bag. This soft and slouchy boho bag blends seven different fabric designs into the ultimate dramatic statement: color, pattern and texture combine from all sides. Lightweight...

Surface Design Tutorial: How to make plexiglass monoprints

Learn how to make monoprints using plexiglass, and discover tips and tricks and uggestions for using the monoprints such as making ghost prints and digital prints. Although the tutorial is demonstrated using paper to transfer the designs, you can also use fabric in...

Free eBook – Printmaking Techniques

Printing designs and patterns on fabric is a fun and creative way to make unique and unusual fabric. In this free eBook learn how to work with cyanotype, collographs using a brayer and some block printing inks, monoprints using permanent gelli plate, how to make...