20 Free Sewing Patterns to Make You Sew Happy It’s Spring

 It’s time to pack away those heavy winter blankets and welcome spring with new clothes, bags, closet organizers, pretty home decor, and things to take outside! These free sewing projects are designed to add color and style to your home and closet. Each project includes a link to a free pattern or tutorial. Feel the creative energy flow as you make something special today!

Floral Skirt

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This is the perfect season to turn your favorite floral fabric into a pretty skirt! You can make a simple elastic waist skirt in various sizes with just a couple of measurements. It’s easy to make and fun to wear!

Pretty Patchwork Dog Leash

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Take your dog for a walk and enjoy the sunshine! Did you know that it’s really easy to sew a dog leash and you can even use scraps? Learn how with this free dog leash tutorial.

Craft Project Bag

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Sew a project bag for a spring quilt retreat! This free bag pattern will help you sew the perfect tote for carrying sewing supplies, yarn and crochet or knitting needles, scrapbooking tools, or even diapers and baby items.

The Perfect DIY Wallet

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The interior of this wallet sewing pattern has 8 card slots (facing the center of the wallet so your cards won’t fall out), a zippered coin pocket, plus two pockets big enough for flat bills or a cell phone. There is also a vinyl pocket (with a snap) that is the right size for a phone or small notebook with paper. You’ll have to agree that this is the Perfect DIY Wallet Pattern!

Fabric Basket

This fabric basket pattern can be made into a lovely home decor item for your kitchen or a DIY Easter Basket!

Gardening Apron

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Create a durable apron with multiple pockets for gardening tools. This easy apron pattern is double-layer and has big pockets!

Lightweight Scarf 

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Use a soft fabric to make a scarf for cooler spring evenings. Here’s a tutorial for an easy infinity scarf that uses just one yard of fabric.

Picnic Blanket

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Sew a picnic blanket with a waterproof backing for spring outings. This free picnic blanket tutorial includes ties, too.

Spring Table Runner

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Create a pretty table runner with spring or Easter motifs for your dining table.

Sturdy Storage Totes

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Get your closets organized with some beautiful sturdy storage totes. This free pattern will help you make beautiful totes that can hold your winter clothes, extra blankets, bedding, towels, and more! There is a vinyl window on the front so you can see what’s inside.

Baby Romper

 Make a cute romper with a spring-themed print for a little one. This free kids’ romper pattern is easy to sew using cotton fabric and bias tape for the ties.

Bunny Tote Bag

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Sew a sturdy tote bag with a bunny applique to show your love for spring, or help little ones with egg hunting!

Spring Bow Headband

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Learn how to sew easy bow headbands using fabric and fold-over elastic. This sewing project is perfect for scraps, too. You could substitute regular 1” elastic in a pinch.

Ruffled Shrug

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Keep little shoulders warm until it’s true sundress weather! Here’s a free pattern for a girls’ ruffle shrug.

DIY Ruffled Apron

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Get ready to sew a beautiful ruffled apron with a gathered skirt and a pocket, too. The Ruffled Apron pattern is free when you sign up for the See Kate Sew newsletter.

Fabric Napkins

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Sew a set of cloth napkins for an eco-friendly addition to your dining table. Here’s an easy tutorial showing how to make cloth napkins in two different ways.

Spring Quilt

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Piece together a quilt with spring colors and patterns for cool nights. This rainbow patchwork quilt uses an easy pattern that you can sew up quickly.

Reusable Shopping Bags

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Sew some lightweight fabric bags for shopping for fresh produce and other groceries. Keep them in the car so you don’t forget to use them!

Sunshine Mini Quilt

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Brighten up any room with this darling mini quilt that brings in the sun!

Drawstring Backpack

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Learn how to sew a lightweight drawstring backpack perfect for hikes, soccer games, and other outdoor activities.

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