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SewCanShe has free sewing patterns for all the most popular projects. Here you’ll find sewing projects for all skill levels, and most have a pdf download available. All the tutorials include easy step-by-step instructions and printable templates if you will need them. Whether you love to quilt, sew for kids, or sew for yourself, I hope you enjoy my patterns!

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25 Handmade Gifts You Can Make to Show Love and Support
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25 Handmade Gifts You Can Make to Show Love and Support

Every one of us experiences hardship from time to time. Some people I know don’t seem to ever catch a break! It’s nice to be able to make meaningful gifts for friends who are struggling (on the inside and out)….

15 Free Pencil Pouch Patterns to Sew for Back to School
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15 Free Pencil Pouch Patterns to Sew for Back to School

Looking for free sewing patterns for adorable pencil pouches? Look no further! Below, you’ll find links to tutorials with clear instructions, perfect for beginners. These pouches aren’t just for pencils – they can hold sewing supplies, sunglasses, or anything else…

Conquer the Clutter! 35 Free Stylish Sewing Patterns for Controlling Your Space
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Conquer the Clutter! 35 Free Stylish Sewing Patterns for Controlling Your Space

These patterns are clever solutions for getting a handle on all your spaces. From your home to your car, I think you’ll find something perfect for your taste. Each link is for free patterns for DIY pouches, bins, bags, and…

35 Free Table Runner Patterns To Sew for Every Reason and Season
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35 Free Table Runner Patterns To Sew for Every Reason and Season

Are you looking for some amazing free table runner patterns? Here are some of my favorites for every season and any occasion! Each of these table runner tutorials includes downloadable templates (if needed) and step-by-step instructions. A handmade table runner…

Conquer Craft Room Chaos! 35 FREE Sewing Patterns to Organize Your Stash
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Conquer Craft Room Chaos! 35 FREE Sewing Patterns to Organize Your Stash

Ever feel like you spend more time hunting for supplies than actually crafting? An organized space can seriously boost your sewing and crafting mood! Plus, making some pretty storage solutions yourself adds a fun twist to organizing, and who doesn’t…

25 Free Japanese-Inspired Sewing Patterns to Take You Around the World Without Leaving Your Sewing Machine
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25 Free Japanese-Inspired Sewing Patterns to Take You Around the World Without Leaving Your Sewing Machine

We all love the beautiful bags, quilts, and embroidery projects made in Japan! The Japanese fabric company Lecien gave me permission to share a few of their patterns here on the SewCanShe blog. In addition to those, I’ve gathered up…

25 Fun Summer Sewing Projects: All Free!
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25 Fun Summer Sewing Projects: All Free!

Get ready for summer with these 25 free sewing patterns! You’ll need all of these warm-weather essentials, including summer beach bags, beach and pool towel projects, a BBQ apron, a summer skirt, and more. Sewing a beautiful new project helps…

15 Handmade Gifts to Sew For Neighbors and Teachers: All Free Patterns
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15 Handmade Gifts to Sew For Neighbors and Teachers: All Free Patterns

We all have essential workers in our lives: teachers, first responders, kind neighbors and treasured friends. What will you give these important people when it’s time to show your appreciation? Here are 15 free neighbor or teacher gifts to sew…

15 Sewing Patterns for Dogs: Adorable DIY Collars and Clothes to Make for Your Furry Friend
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15 Sewing Patterns for Dogs: Adorable DIY Collars and Clothes to Make for Your Furry Friend

Does your fur baby have a custom wardrobe? They should! Use these 15 sewing patterns for dogs to make collars and clothes for your pet to wear without breaking the bank. Most of these dog sewing patterns are free, but…

A Stitch in Time: 25 Sewing Projects Grandma Would Make for You
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A Stitch in Time: 25 Sewing Projects Grandma Would Make for You

Remember Grandma at her sewing machine, crafting something just for you? Or the cozy quilts that became family legends, or the soft pillowcases that smelled faintly of lavender? Maybe you had embroidered tea towels or a perfectly-fitting apron for those…

Father’s Day Gift Guide for Sewists: 25 Free Sewing Patterns that are Perfect for Dad!
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Father’s Day Gift Guide for Sewists: 25 Free Sewing Patterns that are Perfect for Dad!

Need ideas for a handmade gift for Dad this year? Sometimes it can be hard to know what to make him with all the tote bags, quilts, clothing, and home decor sewing projects that seem designed for women. Look no…

Craft Fair Money Makers: 25 Free Sewing Patterns to Make & Sell for Profit
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Craft Fair Money Makers: 25 Free Sewing Patterns to Make & Sell for Profit

Grow your business, free yourself from a boring job, and use your scraps to make more fabric money. These free patterns are great for beginners using a sewing machine or sewing and embroidery machine. By keeping the cost of supplies…

Sew Your Own Style! 20 Free Wallet Patterns to Match Your Unique Personality
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Sew Your Own Style! 20 Free Wallet Patterns to Match Your Unique Personality

Find out how easy it is to sew your own wallet with these 20 free sewing patterns! I love sewing wallets to carry cards, cash, my phone, and sometimes other items. No matter what kind of wallet you want to…

The Card Kitty: playing card holder for card games – free sewing Pattern
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The Card Kitty: playing card holder for card games – free sewing Pattern

Sew a DIY card holder that makes it easy to see your cards, and easy to play! This easy sewing project makes card games possible for little people and big people who have trouble with a handful of cards. We especially love it for games like Phase 10 where you need to look at a lot of cards at once.

How to Sew the Car Ditty Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial
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How to Sew the Car Ditty Bag – Free Sewing Tutorial

Keep everything you need handy – and organized – in the car with this sweet little bag! Mine holds my phone (and the cords, lol), a couple pens, and anything else I want to toss in there quick while I’m driving. From the front you can see it has all the features that we noticed on this month’s Pinterest Un-Tutorial. But there’s more…

The 15 Best Mother’s Day Gifts to Craft or Sew Last Minute!
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The 15 Best Mother’s Day Gifts to Craft or Sew Last Minute!

Are you looking for Mother’s Day gift ideas for your very special mom this year? For moms who already have everything, the best gift is something unique and handmade by YOU! Any mother will appreciate the thought and effort you…

Easy Peasy: 25 Drawstring Bag Patterns You Can Make in a Day!
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Easy Peasy: 25 Drawstring Bag Patterns You Can Make in a Day!

Drawstring bags are an easy and fun sewing project for sewers at all levels. A drawstring closure is simple to sew and usually requires no extra notions such as zippers, snaps, or buttons. Projects with drawstrings include backpacks, gift bags,…

30 Free Sewing Patterns That Are Perfect For an Absolute Beginner
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30 Free Sewing Patterns That Are Perfect For an Absolute Beginner

Did you know that people who sew are happier, less stressed, and save money? Join the community of people who sew and learn for yourself. Here are 30 free sewing patterns with easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorials and free templates (if needed)….

20 Cute Accessories to Sew for Your Devices: Handmade and Hi-Tech Hand-in-Hand
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20 Cute Accessories to Sew for Your Devices: Handmade and Hi-Tech Hand-in-Hand

I love my electronic devices and I LOVE sewing. Put them together and what do you get? The handmade connection! ha ha ha… Below are 20 free sewing patterns and tutorials for things you can make to hold, carry, store,…

How to Sew a Wash Bag for Underwear and more – free sewing tutorial
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How to Sew a Wash Bag for Underwear and more – free sewing tutorial

This mesh laundry bag will help you keep fabric face masks (and other items) separate and wash them safely in your washing machine. Just toss them in the bag and then toss the bag in your washer.

This project is easy to sew and I have lots of tips to ensure that anyone can do it!

35 Free Crafty Ideas For Upcycling Unwanted Stuff Into Cute and Useful Items
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35 Free Crafty Ideas For Upcycling Unwanted Stuff Into Cute and Useful Items

Don’t you detest throwing things away when they might still be useful? Making new things out of old saves money, is good for the environment, and helps us preserve precious memories. Here are 35 fun and easy ideas for upcycled…

Organize Everything: 17 Free Sewing Patterns to Make With Clear Vinyl
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Organize Everything: 17 Free Sewing Patterns to Make With Clear Vinyl

These sewing projects are ‘clear’-ly the best because they all have see-through features using clear vinyl. You can sew so many fun things using inexpensive (or upcycled free) clear vinyl! If you haven’t tried using vinyl on your sewing machine,…

The Best 25 Free Sewing Patterns For A Beautiful Kitchen
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The Best 25 Free Sewing Patterns For A Beautiful Kitchen

Why is it that kitchen accessories need to be replaced so often? I guess I shouldn’t complain because I love to sew cute things for my kitchen. Out with the old aprons, potholders, and dishtowels and in with pretty new…

30 Free Sewing Patterns With Foam Stabilizer For Professional Results
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30 Free Sewing Patterns With Foam Stabilizer For Professional Results

I love using flexible foam stabilizers in my sewing projects! This new(ish) sewing notion gives bags, baskets, pouches, and other items such a professional look. And it’s often just the right thing to make your purse or basket nice and…

25 Free Bunny Sewing Patterns To Sew For Easter!
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25 Free Bunny Sewing Patterns To Sew For Easter!

It’s Bunny Sewing Time! I don’t know about you, but I love sewing for Easter. Here’s not one bunny sewing pattern, but 20 free sewing patterns with a bunny to inspire you to sew for Easter – or anytime! There are bunny bags, bunny softies, bunny applique designs, and more.

A Quilter’s Art: 14 Enchanting Pieces of Japanese Handcraft
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A Quilter’s Art: 14 Enchanting Pieces of Japanese Handcraft

In the late 19th century, Western-style quilting was introduced to Japan by American and European missionaries and teachers. Japanese fiber artists were interested in the patchwork and applique quilting styles created by the female missionaries and wives of American and…

20 Spring Sewing Ideas Using Ribbon and Trim!
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20 Spring Sewing Ideas Using Ribbon and Trim!

Ribbons and trims are a delightful way to bring a touch of whimsy and color to all your spring sewing projects. Traditionally, springtime brings renewal, vibrant colors, and new beginnings. Let fringe, ribbon, pom poms, and ricrac mirror the bright…

12 Quilt Coat Patterns to Sew the Trend Everyone’s Talking About
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12 Quilt Coat Patterns to Sew the Trend Everyone’s Talking About

You need to see these quilt coat patterns! Why? Quilt coats are having their moment. For years, beautiful quilted coats were only worn by avid quilters who needed an excuse to make a new quilt. But now, young fashionistas (including…

21 Valentine’s Sewing Ideas to Make Someone’s Heart Flutter
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21 Valentine’s Sewing Ideas to Make Someone’s Heart Flutter

The day of love is quickly approaching! Everyone knows that a handmade gift always means more. Here are 18 free sewing ideas for making Valentine’s Day-themed gifts and home decor. Sew something pretty for Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day Heart Garland…

The Amazing A-Frame Organizer with cut out handles: free sewing pattern
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The Amazing A-Frame Organizer with cut out handles: free sewing pattern

The Amazing A-Frame Organizer with cut-out handles and pleated pockets is going to change your life! Which room do you need it in? Your sewing room, living room, kids’ play room, bathroom, baby’s room? Yes, yes, yes, and yes. And if your fat quarters are on the slightly generous side, you might even be able to make this free sewing project with fat quarters!

Here’s My Heart Potholder Pattern for Heart-Shaped Oven Mitts
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Here’s My Heart Potholder Pattern for Heart-Shaped Oven Mitts

Put some love in your kitchen with my heart potholder pattern. It’s fat-quarter-friendly. These easy-to-sew hot pads make great gifts for teachers, neighbors, friends, and your Valentine! Say I love you with a pair of beautiful hot pads that will…

woman raising hem on pants
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Skip the Tailor: Learn How to Hem Your Own Pants

Want to learn how to hem pants even if you don’t have sewing skills? Here are insider tips and step by step instructions showing how to hem your pants when you don’t want to, or can’t pay to have your pants hemmed.

How to Make Folded Fabric Coasters and Pot Holders: Easy Sewing Pattern
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How to Make Folded Fabric Coasters and Pot Holders: Easy Sewing Pattern

Sew up some cute coasters to protect your furniture and use up fabric scraps! This free sewing tutorial also includes a matching potholder pattern. This sewing project is easy for any beginner and makes great holiday gifts. The folded fabric…

How to Sew A Vinyl Project Pouch: Free Step-By-Step Pattern
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How to Sew A Vinyl Project Pouch: Free Step-By-Step Pattern

Sew an easy Project Pouch with my free sewing pattern! This zippered bag with a vinyl front is perfect for organizing your hand sewing work, unfinished quilt blocks, or embroidery project to take on the go. My quilted handle technique…

How to Make a Fabric Gift Box: Free Sewing Pattern
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How to Make a Fabric Gift Box: Free Sewing Pattern

Sew holiday or birthday gift boxes using fabric from your stash! These adorable gift boxes have a fold-over lid that closes with a snap. They are easy to sew using just cotton fabric and flexible foam stabilizer to make them…

Bow Tie Dog Bandana Pattern: Free PDF Template
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Bow Tie Dog Bandana Pattern: Free PDF Template

Make your dog the cutest pooch at the dog park with a bow-tie bandana that you sewed yourself using this free dog bandana pattern! This sewing tutorial comes with a free printable pattern template with three different bandana sizes and…

Free Oven Mitt Pattern: Fat Quarter Friendly Too!
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Free Oven Mitt Pattern: Fat Quarter Friendly Too!

Learn how to sew an oven mitt with my free oven mitt sewing pattern! This quilted oven mitt makes a thoughtful gift for someone who loves to cook or someone (like me) who tends to get burned when they use…

Autumn Leaves Fall Table Runner: Free Sewing Pattern
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Autumn Leaves Fall Table Runner: Free Sewing Pattern

Sew a beautiful fall table runner with applique leaves! This free Autumn Leaves Table Runner Pattern includes all the applique files and instructions you need to sew a beautiful handmade table runner for your Thanksgiving table. UPDATE: This blog post…

How to Sew a DIY Car Trash Can – Free Sewing Pattern
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How to Sew a DIY Car Trash Can – Free Sewing Pattern

Make your own DIY car trash can using my free sewing pattern! This easy to sew trash bin has an adjustable strap so it can be placed near the center console, around a headrest, or you can even loop it…

How to Make a DIY Sewing Machine Cover – Free Pattern!
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How to Make a DIY Sewing Machine Cover – Free Pattern!

Make your own sewing machine cover using my free sewing pattern! This easy to sew sewing machine cover pattern uses cotton fabric and flexible foam stabilizer to make a cover that is as beautiful as it is functional. I’ll show…

Wine Bottle Cover Sewing Pattern with an Optional Gnome Top!
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Wine Bottle Cover Sewing Pattern with an Optional Gnome Top!

Here’s adorable wine bottle bag pattern with a gnome topper in case you love gnomes like I do! . It’s perfect for sharing holiday cheer and for holiday decorating too. This blog post has been converted to an optional PDF…

How to Sew a Fleece Scarf with a Cell Phone Pocket – Free Sewing Pattern
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How to Sew a Fleece Scarf with a Cell Phone Pocket – Free Sewing Pattern

Learn how to sew a scarf with a cell phone pocket so you won’t need to carry a wallet! This free sewing pattern uses fleece fabric to make the ultimate gift for anyone with a cell phone. It’s perfect for…

Free and Festive Christmas Quilt Patterns
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Free and Festive Christmas Quilt Patterns

<img src=”https://sewcanshe.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/PicMonkeyImage28529.jpg” alt=”PicMonkey Image (5).jpg”> Get ready to fill your home with the spirit of Christmas in quilts! Here are my favorite Christmas quilt patterns to brighten your season and your sewing space, and all of them are free. Quilts…

Oh Holy Night Christmas Quilt – Free Star Quilt Pattern
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Oh Holy Night Christmas Quilt – Free Star Quilt Pattern

Bring the sprit of Christmas into your home with a beautiful quilted wall hanging! Use my free quilt pattern to make a small Christmas quilt with a pieced star and the words ‘Oh holy night…’ in appliqué letters. The finished…

How to Sew a Basic Face Mask (with adjustable elastics)
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How to Sew a Basic Face Mask (with adjustable elastics)

I’m so excited to make a new batch of face masks that have adjustable ear loops! The masks that I sewed 6-9 months ago really need replacing and this time I was able to find the perfect ear loops with an adjuster that are soft and comfortable, plus they ensure a good fit. I changed the template that I used for cutting out my face mask fabric (to account for sewn-in ties), so I’m sharing a new template with you that includes 5 different sizes from child small all the way up to adult extra large.

16 Fabulous Sewing Ideas for Fall – free sewing patterns and tutorials
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16 Fabulous Sewing Ideas for Fall – free sewing patterns and tutorials

If you’re looking for all the best free sewing projects for fall you’ve found them! Keep reading for free patterns to sew for your furry friend, some cute fall outfit patterns, a sweet plaid bag, cozy patchwork quilt, easy infinity…

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Closet Organizer Sewing Pattern with lots of pockets – Free

Sew an organizer covered with pockets that you can hang in your closet! This easy sewing project is great for organizing sewing and craft supplies, fashion accessories, bathroom necessities, gift wrappings, and more. There are pockets on both sides plus a big interior pocket so every bit of space is used. I’ll show you easy step by step instructions for sewing this organizer and putting it to use in your home. Get sew organized today.

Easy Peasy Lunch Bag Sewing Pattern – Free
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Easy Peasy Lunch Bag Sewing Pattern – Free

At my daughter Chloe’s high school (can you believe my baby started high school???), the lunch lines are so long that she has been skipping lunch! She’s always starving by the time she gets home because she doesn’t want to carry a big lunch bag as well as her heavy backpack – poor girl!

25 DIY Christmas Gifts To Start Sewing Now
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25 DIY Christmas Gifts To Start Sewing Now

Cute Christmas decorations and things to sew can be fun and easy projects to do this time of year. Quilts, wall decor, ornaments, advent calendars, stockings and garlands make the holidays festive, and make sweet handmade gifts. Find free printable patterns with each tutorial to inspire your gift giving, sewing and decorating below.