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Free Sewing Patterns

Vinyl Zip Pouch – Free Sewing Pattern

Vinyl and laminated fabrics are handy for so many different types of sewing projects such as fun tote bags, rain gear, book covers, purses and more! The trouble with laminated fabrics is that fabric choice is limited. However laminating your own fabric is easy and...

How to Tattoo a Denim Jacket

This creative upcycling tutorial shows you how to take a pre-loved (or new) white denim jacket, draw on it, create a resist, dye it, and then turn it into a “tattooed” work of wearable art. Although the design on this jacket is not specifically a zentangle, you could...

Two Toned Tote – Free Sewing Tutorial

Learn how to dress up a plain tote bag with this easy sewing tutorial. Add a double ruffle down the front for some textured embellishment, and box the bottom corners of the bag for a simple style change. Supplies 1 yard main fabric 1 yard coordinating fabric 1/2 yard...

Zentangle Quilt – Free Quilting Tutorial

Do you love to zentangle? Do you love to quilt? Combine them both and you get a unique and fun concept in quilting. Although the official zentangle is made by doodling hand-drawn lines on paper, this free tutorial demonstrates a method of making a zentangle inspired...

Simple Lined Tote – Free Sewing Pattern

Tote bags are perfect for carrying all sorts of things – you can never have enough of them. It’s fun and easy to make them particularly using upcycled fabrics. This tote bag was lined with a vintage sheet. Find the free tote bag pattern...

Paper Pieced Cosmetic Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial

This little cosmetic bag makes the perfect gift – it’s visually impressive, and the paper/foundation piecing means it’s easy to get precise results. Because it’s small, it doesn’t take too long to make it, and you could even do the paper piecing by hand in the evening...

Learn Thread Painting With These Free Tutorials

Thread painting is a free motion sewing technique for creating stitched shapes and designs, and for adding detail or stitched embellishment to any fabric surface. Learning how to thread paint is not as difficult as you might think, and provides you with creative tools...

Family Tree Quilted Pillow – Free Quilting Tutorial

With its beautiful colorways, this quilted pillow is perfect for fall – and spring projects. This pillow is made using machine piecing, applique, fussy-cutting, and free motion quilting. Choose from either cotton or wool fabric to make the applique pieces. Supplies...

Pretty Bird Quick Trip Diaper Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial

This diaper bag is perfect to grab and go for short jaunts out and about. With pockets inside and outside, it’s big enough to hold the essentials, and to protect against splashes and spills, use PUL waterproof lining for the inside of the bag. Supplies 1-1/2 yards of...

Angela’s Diaper Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial

This fun diaper bag is made from one charm pack and one layer cake - that’s it! No other yardage required ... just some interfacing and fusible fleece. Supplies 1 Charm pack 1 Layer cake Fusible fleece Peltex Heavy-weight fusible interfacing Wide ribbon Find the free...

Grab Bags – Free Sewing Pattern

Use a bevy of bright and lively fabrics for this go-everywhere bag. Pockets on the inside are great for holding your phone, keys, and other necessities. Find the free bag pattern...

Free eBook: Image Transfer Techniques

There are many different ways to transfer images to fabric and other surfaces for use in art quilting and mixed media art, as well as memory quilts and photo quilts. This free eBook by Cloth Paper Scissors provides various other methods of transferring your images...

Classic Evening Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial

These little evening bags make great accessories, as you can construct them in any fabric to match your holiday ensemble, whether it’s funky or elegant, artsy or casual. Add surface design elements to dress up your bag, or go without and keep it simple and speedy....

Parisian Windows Quilt – Free Quilt Pattern

This fun quilt is made with only one log cabin block using two types of fabric combinations which makes it super easy to sew. This quilt would look great in any color combination and is the perfect way to mix and match your favorite fabric coordinates. Find the free...

Modern Rainbow Baby Quilt – Free Quilt Pattern

This baby quilt is perfect for the simple and modern mama, and works beautifully for both girls and boys. If you have trouble getting perfect corners, try paper piecing. Sorry, this pattern is no longer available however please continue to browse our pattern directory...

Raw-edge Layer Cake Quilt – Free Quilting Tutorial

This raw edge quilt is a quick and easy quilt to put together and is a perfect project for a beginner. Prepare the 10″ quilt sandwiches then sew the quilt blocks together with a 1/2″ seam. The seams are then clipped to give some great "cuddle-up" texture. Find the...

Head Over Heels Quilt – Free Quilting Tutorial

This "love"ly quilt is the perfect snuggling size for a newborn. The heart-shaped blocks are easily pieced together using 5" charm squares on a background of solid fabric. Finish with some hand quilting for a touch of old world charm. Find the free quilt pattern...

Free eBook: Creating Applique Quilts

There are many different ways to applique, and this free eBook – Creating Applique Quilts – shows you several creative ways to apply applique to quilts including fusible applique, free motion applique, reverse applique, and machine applique. Download the free eBook...

Hooked Hexagons Quilt Block – Free Quilting Tutorial

Learn how to make this creative quilt block in either 12-1/2" which is perfect for using up your favorite fat quarters, or in 10" which is perfect for using a layer cake. Make your quilt blocks then join them together to make your new favorite quilt. Find the free...

Metro Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial

Looking for a bag that looks a little manly? It's easier than you think using fabric that has a guy look and feel to it, and trimmed with a ribbon fabric technique. This bag has lots of pockets for organizing and a big man-type strap. Find the free bag pattern...

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