25 Simple Sewing Projects – All Free


simple and easy things to sew

Its amazing how a few scraps and a little bit of time can turn into a simple sewing masterpiece! Here are some of my very favorite simple sewing projects that take so little time and make handy little items that you will use everyday! Check out these free patterns today… These projects are just right for beginners learning how to sew!


This handy dandy pouch is so simple to sew! This long and skinny drawstring bag is the perfect size for your sunglasses, toothbrush and toothpaste, makeup brushes, pencils or anything else alike. Sew yourself one!

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This Olson mask pattern is not only simple and easy to sew, but it is also useful, especially during flu seasons. When you get to sew one of this for yourself, you might want to make for your family members too! It will protect you and your family!


Keep your Olson mask in this wash bag for face masks. Once you finished using your mask, put them in this mesh laundry bag and then toss it in the washer.


Organize your stuff with these cute organizing baskets. These cute baskets are so easy, fast, and fun to make! You are definitely going to make lots more!

Sewing for kids is fun and this easy peasy drawstring backpack is a winner for all ages.


Sew your little pooch an adjustable pet collar! This pet collar is also great for other pets like cats, iguanas, llamas, you name it! Your pet will look extra adorable with this on. 😉


Walk with your dog with this stylish and colorful DIY pet leash! Super easy and simple to sew!


When you plan parties, meetings or even social gatherings, make sure not to forget the giveaways. A great giveaway idea is a mug with some packets of hot cocoa. Of course, you would want to put your giveaways in a cute little bag for your guests. This hot cocoa bags is what you need!

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Making crochet is another exciting hobby! Sew yourself a case for crochet hooks so that you won’t lose your little tools. You can make this handy little fold-over case to fit so many different items.

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This lay flat shoe storage bag is what you need when you travel (I know you’re looking forward to traveling again). 😉 You’ll will never have to worry again about your clothes getting dirty because of your shoes.


The world needs more love and kindness. Share what you have and put them in these cute Bit O’ Kindness pouches. The person who’ll receive this will definitely feel extra special. Click the link to learn how to sew it.

You’ll love this simple Japanese inspired messenger bag. You won’t be able to stop making these easy bags once you learn how to sew them with just one yard of fabric. Make this easy messenger bag your next sewing project.


This is another wonderful sewing project! Sew up a cute little bag to fit inside your purse. This felt purse organizer has two exterior pockets with pleats and two pockets on the inside too.


Perfect lunch comes with a perfect lunchbox! This easy peasy lunchbox is so pretty and compact. You won’t feel weary to bring this cute lunchbox.


No pockets on your pants, skirt, or dress? No worries! This cellphone wallet with card pockets is what you need! It’s an amazing purse with a body strap. So stylish!

Sew a pretty Burlap & Lace Pencil roll for your favorite artist!

Make my super-quick DIY bookmark pen holders, these are so handy!

Transform a colorful beach towel into a fun and easy to sew beach towel backpack!

Do you use pattern weights? These little babies will save you so much time! Come whip some up today…

Whip up some fast and easy pincushions with adorable baby pompoms!

This comfy cage comforter took only about 5 minutes to make…come see!

Make some pretty kitchen towels that won’t fall off the handle!

Sew your own un-paper towels that you can use over and over again!

Come make this super easy, super gorgeous bag that is soooo fast to sew.

Sew up this fast and easy pouch that snaps shut and is just right for holding the basics!

My tiny zipper bags are perfect for cards, coins, a small sewing kit or first aid kit!

Happy sewing!



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