Free Sewing Patterns

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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1 Yard Magic: 50 Free Sewing Patterns You Can Make with Only a Yard of Fabric
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1 Yard Magic: 50 Free Sewing Patterns You Can Make with Only a Yard of Fabric

Is your fabric stash not very big? Don’t worry! With just a yard of fabric, there are so many things you can sew! Start with quick and easy sewing projects like a simple pillowcase, kitchen apron, and pretty tote bags….

21 Trendy Accessories to Sew for Your Tech-Happy Friends: Free Sewing Patterns
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21 Trendy Accessories to Sew for Your Tech-Happy Friends: Free Sewing Patterns

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 21 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!

Sell out at the Craft Fair: 23 Free Sewing Patterns for Lots of Table Traffic
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Sell out at the Craft Fair: 23 Free Sewing Patterns for Lots of Table Traffic

Grow your business, free yourself from a humdrum 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. Many people shopping at craft fairs…

30 Free Sewing Patterns to Declutter and Organize Your Craft Room
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30 Free Sewing Patterns to Declutter and Organize Your Craft Room

Sewing and crafting are more productive in an organized space. Pretty handmade accessories can make organizing more fun so you’ll do it more often. Here are 30 sewing projects to keep your sewing and craft supplies clean, neat, and organized….

21 Handmade Gifts To Sew For a Friend Facing Health Challenges
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21 Handmade Gifts To Sew For a Friend Facing Health Challenges

Is someone you care about someone struggling through a difficult time? Handmade gifts are a great way to cheer someone up and show you care. I’ve put together a list of 15 easy craft and sewing ideas that are perfect…

30 Free Table Runner Patterns Designed to Impress Your Pickiest Guests
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30 Free Table Runner Patterns Designed to Impress Your Pickiest Guests

Looking for free table runner patterns? I gathered all my favorites in one place – here you’ll find free sewing patterns for table runners for fall, winter, spring, and summer! Create a table runner to decorate your table for any…

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…

35 Free Ideas for Turning Your Fabric Scraps into Adorable Projects!
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35 Free Ideas for Turning Your Fabric Scraps into Adorable Projects!

Is your scrap pile growing? Turn your fabric scraps into useful items and gifts! Sewing fun (especially making quilts) can lead to piles of leftover fabric pieces. Your scraps hold potential – they are ingredients for new creations. Give your…

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 for Beautiful Things People Actually Use
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30 Free Sewing Patterns for Beautiful Things People Actually Use

Check out these easy sewing tutorials for baskets, organizing caddies, pretty machine covers, and more! Use your sewing machine to make something that will help and inspire others. Sewing is not only a passion of mine… it’s also an essential…

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…

Crafty Containers: 25 Free Sewing Patterns for Organizing Your Life
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Crafty Containers: 25 Free Sewing Patterns for Organizing Your Life

Is it time for spring organizing? Head to your sewing room first! These clever organizers and caddies for your home and car can help free you from clutter. Free sewing patterns for these DIY projects for pouches, bins, bags, 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…

Gnome Bottle Cover and Gift Bag Free Sewing Pattern
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Gnome Bottle Cover and Gift Bag Free Sewing Pattern

This is the year of the gnome, I believe! They are everywhere and I’ve loved sewing up gnomes for all over the house. Here’s adorable gnome bottle cover pattern with a drawstring gift bag on the inside. It’s perfect for…

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.

14 Pretty Pencil Pouch Sewing Patterns – All Free
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14 Pretty Pencil Pouch Sewing Patterns – All Free

If you’re looking for free patterns for DIY pencil cases or pen pouches for your binder, bag or backpack, you’ve come to the right place. Each link includes a free tutorial with easy sewing instructions even beginner sewists can follow. Keep reading for some cute and stylish storage solutions.

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.

Easy Panel Quilt with Irish Chain Blocks – Free Pattern!
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Easy Panel Quilt with Irish Chain Blocks – Free Pattern!

Have you ever bought panel fabrics at the quilt store because they are so cute or beautiful and then you need ideas for sewing them into a quilt? Look no further! I fell for these darling Halloween fabrics that included a panel with rectangular images, and then I designed an Irish chain quilt that perfectly complimented the panel. Each panel image is framed to set it apart. This also gives you some flexibility in case your panel pieces are not the same size as these.

AND this free quilt pattern uses strip piecing for the small parts to help it go together super fast!

How to Sew a Bench Pillow – free bench cushion sewing tutorial: with piping
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How to Sew a Bench Pillow – free bench cushion sewing tutorial: with piping

Sew up a pretty bench pillow to make your entryway or window bench prettier and more inviting! Read on for my free tutorial for sewing a 16’’ x 38’’ bench pillow complete with DIY piping. I’ll share my secrets for making your pillow smooth, plump, and pretty, plus where to find all of the fabrics and materials that I used.

Adorable Canvas Tote Bag with Pockets – Free Sewing Pattern!
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Adorable Canvas Tote Bag with Pockets – Free Sewing Pattern!

Sew an adorable canvas tote bag with two exterior pockets using economical cotton canvas and pretty quilting cotton for the straps. This bag is so easy to sew, and since the canvas is durable enough to carry anything on its own, you don’t need to add a lining.

How to Sew Chair Pockets for a Classroom!
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How to Sew Chair Pockets for a Classroom!

I must admit that I was a little wary of this project when Cadie’s teacher first asked me, but it turned out to be really fun and a lot easier than I expected. So if your kid’s kindergarten or first grade teacher ever asks you about making chair pockets for the class, say yes – I’ll show you how!

How to Make a Cute Tie Scrunchie: DIY Sewing Tutorial
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How to Make a Cute Tie Scrunchie: DIY Sewing Tutorial

Scrunchies are a fun and easy sewing project that is perfect for using up scraps of all kinds. It’s also a great way to introduce girls to sewing – within just a few minutes they’ll have something fun to wear and a few new skills, too!

Cage Comforters: Sewing for Furry Friends
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Cage Comforters: Sewing for Furry Friends

Did you know that animal shelters often use small quilts or blankets (called cage comforters) in the animals’ cages to provide a soft bed and a sense of security? It’s a great way to use up leftover pieces of fabric and batting and make something to help our furry friends at the shelters. It’s kinda funny how I learned about this project…

Sew a DIY Wristlet Key Fob – fast and easy gift idea!
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Sew a DIY Wristlet Key Fob – fast and easy gift idea!

You can sew a cute wrist strap key fob with my fast and easy sewing tutorial.

Of all the DIY projects I’ve sewn and gifted to people, wristlet keychain fobs are the ones that people ask for again and again! This year the assistant principal at my daughter’s elementary school was not very subtle when she repeated several times that the wrist lanyard I gifted her a couple years ago was getting old.

How to Sew Easy Baskets with 10″ Squares – Layer Cake Leftover Project!
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How to Sew Easy Baskets with 10″ Squares – Layer Cake Leftover Project!

I love sewing projects that use pre-cut fabrics but I often have a handful of leftovers pieces that I’m not sure what to do with. That’s why I designed this easy basket that you can sew with 10’’ layer cake squares! It’s a fast and easy to sew fabric basket that’s reversible too.

Easy Fat Quarter Tea Towels – Sewing Tutorial
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Easy Fat Quarter Tea Towels – Sewing Tutorial

What’s a tea towel? Can you use it in your messy real life kitchen? I think you should be able to. So last year I made my own version using some of my favorite fat quarters (only because they come pre-cut to the perfect size) and I love them! The two layers of cotton are not too thick, which I really like, plus the more I wash them the softer and more absorbent they become. Not to mention that I get to brighten up my kitchen with beautiful fabric!