18 Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners

18 Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners

If you are new to sewing and don’t know quite where to start, or maybe you need some new projects to work on in the evenings, then this post is for you. We’ve created a list of a bunch of free simple sewing projects that both beginners and novices alike can make.

1. Jewelry Travel Organizer

Jewelry Travel Organizer

Keep your jewelry organized, accessible and tangle-free with this stylish storage solution. (Tutorial via The Homesteady)

2. Zip Pouch

Zip Pouch

Sew a basic zip pouch from two supplies – canvas and a metal zipper. (Tutorial via Black Walnut Stitch)

3. Tiny Flower Pot Cozy

Tiny Succulent Flower Pot Cozy

Make these adorable, colorful, double sided fabric “sleeves” to cover plastic pots succulents. (Tutorial via Sotak Handmade)

4. Utensil Case

Utensil Case

Roll it up and you’re ready to go. Make lunchtime eco-friendly with this DIY silverware carrier. (Tutorial via We Can Make Anything)

5. Laptop Cover

Laptop Cover

Make an on-trend, satchel inspired laptop cover! Looks great & will protect your tech from damage. (Tutorial via The Crafty Gentleman)

6. Fabric Caddy/Bin

fabric caddy

This simple beginner sewing project allows you to make these pretty containers in any size. The hardest part is choosing the fabrics! (Tutorial via Garden Matter)

7. Mesh Beachcombing Bag

Mesh Beachcombing Bag

Sew a cinch bag perfect for beach toys and shells. (Tutorial via Lindsey Crafter)

8. Gardening Apron

Gardening Apron

Make your own gardening apron with handy pockets for keeping tools and supplies at your fingertips. (Tutorial via Satori Design For Living)

9. Fabric Clothespin Bag

Fabric Clothespin Bag

Sew your own self-lined fabric clothespin holder and hang your laundry outside in style! (Tutorial via Dans Lelake House)

10. Reusable Produce Bag

Reusable Produce Bag

Sew your own reusable produce bag for the farmer’s market & grocery store. (Tutorial via Dancing Threads RI)

11. Pineapple Pillow

Pineapple Pillow

This pineapple pillow is a fun way to bring summer to your decor. (Tutorial via Kojo Designs)

12. Lanyard


Never lose your keys again, thanks to this super easy lanyard. (Tutorial via Gen X Quilters)

13. Phone Wallet

Phone Wallet

Make this quick and simple DIY phone wallet to carry your phone wherever you go. (Tutorial via Crazy Little Projects)

14. 5 Minute Kleenex Holder

5 Minute Kleenex Holder

Don’t settle for plain Jane tissue packets; dress them up with this free sewing pattern. (Tutorial via Hello Creative Family)

15. Water Bottle Sling

Water Bottle Sling

Stay hydrated wherever you go with this DIY water bottle sling! (Tutorial via Happy Hour Projects)

16. EMOJI Keyrings

emoji keyrings

Beautify your keys with these cute Emoji keyrings. (Tutorial via Crafternoon Cabaret Club)

17. Sunglasses Case

Sunglasses Case

Make this super simple sunglasses case to protect your favorite sunglasses from scratches! (Tutorial via A Kailo Chic Life)

18. Heart Coffee Cozy

Heart Coffee Cozy

Skip the cardboard cozy at the coffee shop. This one is much cuter and is environmentally friendly too. (Tutorial via Simply Notable)

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