20+ Things to Sew With Pockets – all free!

Don’t you love sewing projects with pockets? They are the most useful and functional things to sew ever. Here are more than 20 free sewing projects for you and they all have pockets!


There’s something that is happening to me as I grow older… I LOVE pockets! Probably because I’m less likely to lose something if I can put it in a pocket. 🙂

Side story: my favorite pants are yoga capris that have pockets in the legs! I would wear them every day and everywhere if I could because when I have them on I never lose my phone – it’s in my leg pocket, he he!

So if you love pockets as much as I do, you want every single project to have a pocket or two. Check out all these free sewing patterns with pockets:

This Pocket Pod Basket Pattern will help you organize things in every room in the house! I love these storage pods in my sewing room for notions and tools. They make great craft containers and look adorable on a peg board, in the living room, and on a bedroom nightstand. I think I’ll make another one to use in my car.


Organize your car or closet with hanging pockets like these.


Sew the Big Pocket Baby Clutch for yourself or as a new-momma gift.


This easy journaling bookmark has a pocket for a pen and a pencil.


Organize a messy bedroom with some bedside pockets.


This cute phone wallet has pockets for cards and change!


The free card kitty sewing pattern is great for the young and the young at heart!


There’s a spot for everything in the Tote with Many Pockets.


Here’s a DIY Pencil Pocket for a 3-ring Binder.


Need pockets in the car? Sew a Car Diddy Bag!


Fill some little pockets in this Tiny Bag Pattern.


My free Jewelry Travel Organizer pattern has 2 zipper pockets plus spots for your rings and earrings.


My Japanese Knock Off Patchwork Bag is reversible – so you can have pockets on the outside or inside.


With clear vinyl pockets, the Peek-a-Boo pouch is easy to sew and lets you see what’s inside.


The Fold and Stitch Wallet has pockets for cards and coins too!


Clip this easy to sew pocket on anything you like – it’s a Clippie Zippie!


Pockets in the kitchen? Yes please! A Patchwork Potholder with Pockets.


This easy clutch bag has a pocket for your phone and a zipper pocket for your money and cards!


There’s a pocket for each pencil in this pretty pencil roll.


Magically put pockets on the wall with my DIY Hanging Organizer pattern.


Or sew up Hanging Storage Baskets if you want horizontal pockets on your wall.

Didn’t find that special project? Check out all my free sewing patterns for more!

Happy sewing!

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