20+ Fast and Easy Things to Sew for Summer – Free Sewing Patterns and Tutorials

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Get ready for summer with these 20+ free sewing patterns! You are going to need all of these warm weather essentials including summer beach bags, beach and pool towel projects, a BBQ apron, summer skirt, and more. Sewing a beautiful new project helps me keep a smile on my face through some of those long days that can get busy, busy, busy. Remember to smile, and know that I am grateful for you and you inspire me! Now let’s check out these fun summer sewing projects!



Sew the Ultimate Pool Chair Cover with a pillow and so much more!




Make this DIY Easy Fish Shaped Drawstring Backpack – the Fishpack!


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Come learn how to sew adorable pin cushions that look just like orange and lemon slices!


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I’m ready to go to the beach! I already have my beach house, lol! You can have one too❤️ Click over to grab the Free Beach House Quilt Block Pattern.


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Get ready for summer with this fun and easy to sew beach towel backpack combo!


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I think these Rope Handled Totes are one of my favorite bags I’ve ever made. They aren’t huge, not too small, just right.


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Make a collection of little tee shirt summer dresses in almost no time…come see how!




Does your sewing machine do machine embroidery and have a 5×7 hoop? Then you have to sew up these In The Hoop Sunglass Cases with my free embroidery design!




My camp chair bags always come with handy bags to carry them in…that rip in a snap! Sew up a new Camp Chair Bag that will last and make your life a little easier .




Make a Quick and Easy Summer Skirt, for easy, breezy summer days!




Sew together a Cute Pouch with a Cross Body Strap that’s perfect for a quick summer getaway!


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Let’s make some cute board shorts for summer…it’s so easy. Click over to get the free pattern!



This Gorgeous and Unique Ipanema bag is perfect for a day at the beach or even a night away from home.


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Here Comes the Sun with this Free Mini Quilt Pattern ‘Sunshine’ by Jennifer Heynen!


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Trust me, this Amazing Puppet Theater is going to give your kiddos hours of fun this summer.




Make it summer all the time with this adorable free felt cactus sewing pattern. It’s my favorite DIY succulent ever!




Summertime means party time! Be ready with this Fabulous and Fun Quilted Party Pennant.



This Little Ruffle Skirt Pattern makes a skirt or a skort (skirt with little shorts underneath) in sizes 12 months through 7/8. Grab it and let’s get sewing!



Cute… check! Useful… check! Easy… check! I think these Fish Laundry Bags are a success!



Cooking BBQ can be messy – sew a Full Coverage Apron to keep clean and look great!



You can sew an Easy Summer Blanket like this with any quilt top (or fabric), some flannel fabric for the back, and yarn or embroidery thread to tie it.


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Sew Cute Kids’ Pajama Pants with my free and easy pattern! And guess what? No hemming!



Come get this Adorable Flip Flop Embroidery design that I created for Hatch Embroidery!



You will enjoy every minute of sewing this Wild Summer Creature – easy paper piecing tutorial for a butterfly mini quilt. Click over to get started!


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