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Fabric and Sewing Crafts

Try your hand at sewing or teach someone else to sew using these free, easy projects. There are also some simple no-sew projects you can try!
  1. Making Stuffed Animals
  2. Making Stuffed Animals
  3. No-Sew Fleece Projects
  4. No-Sew Fleece Projects
  5. Pillow Patterns (0)
  6. Sewn Fleece Projects
  7. Sewn Fleece Projects
  8. Simple Dolls to Sew
  9. Simple Dolls to Sew
  10. Wearables and Accessories
  11. Wearables and Accessories

Alphabet Lacing Cards
Learn how to use craft foam to create letters of the alphabet that you can use as lacing cards.

Bandana Backpack
See a full color photo of this fun craft!

Blue Jean 'Pocket' Book Craft
Connie in New York explains how she transformed pockets cut from a pair of jeans into a cute purse.

Bottle Holder Tote Bag Craft
TC recycled an over-sized pair of blue jeans into a tote bag to hold a bottle. She then painted the tote bags with lovely designs.

Alphabet Lacing Cards
Learn how to use craft foam to create letters of the alphabet that you can use as lacing cards.

Bandana Backpack
See a full color photo of this fun craft!

Cell Phone Pouch
Check out this fun project that Belva submitted. She explain how she made this cute cell phone holder using felt and a few other supplies.

Chris' Graduation Quilt
See a picture of the photo and t-shirt scrapbook quilt I made for my son for his high school graduation.

Easy Tote Bag Pattern
Check out this free tote bag pattern. Follow these directions and learn how to sew your own easy tote bags. It is so easy everyone can help.

Cool Neck Scarf
You can quickly sew up several of these scarves which are great for cooling yourself on a hot day.

Cute Dolls Book
One look through this book of dolls and you will want to make them all! These aren't your typical, cute dolls. The dolls in thise book are funky and unique, just like the lay-out of the book itself.

Fabric Frankenstein Craft
Maria Mercedes explains how you can turn an old blanket or sheet and pillow into an adorable Frankenstein monster decoration.

Bottle Holder Tote Bag Craft
TC recycled an over-sized pair of blue jeans into a tote bag to hold a bottle. She then painted the tote bags with lovely designs.

Felt Trick-or-Treat Bag How-To
Follow these directions and learn how to sew your own easy trick-or-treat bags. It is so easy everyone can help.

Freezer Pop Sleeve Craft
ind out how to create this fun and useful sleeve to slip onto a freezer pop to protect little fingers against the cold.

Cell Phone Pouch
Check out this fun project that Belva submitted. She explain how she made this cute cell phone holder using felt and a few other supplies.

Fabric Checkbook Cover
Sew a fabric checkbook cover as a gift or for your own pocketbook.

Fabric Pumpkin Craft
CALALAY explains how to make a neat pumpkin decoration out of fabric.

Fabric Sit-Upons
From your About.com guide, make this handy cushion that is perfect for sitting outside on damp days.

How to Make a Bean Bag
Follow these instructions to learn how to make bean bags. This is a great, simple sewing project!

Sock Owl Craft
Laurel Sweney explains how she made this adorable owl out of a pair of slipper socks.

Chris' Graduation Quilt
See a picture of the photo and t-shirt scrapbook quilt I made for my son for his high school graduation.

Fringed Plush Ghost Doll
Make this simple ghost doll using fleece and felt! An easy sewing project submitted by Kimberly Cook.

Greeting Card Lacing Toy Craft
From your Guide, practice basic sewing skills with these simple lacing cards.

Holiday Glitter Panel
Find out how to make a unique wall hanging using glitter paint and fabric, submitted by Sharon.

Pajama Bag Craft
Instructions to make a handy pajama bag out of a pillow case. Great simple sewing project, submitted by Melissa.

In-jean-uity
This book has great projects for transforming dull demins into some pretty cool stuff using your 'injeanuity'.

Jingle Bell Mitt
Instructions for making jingle bell mitts to play music.

Joey's T-Shirt Gradution Quilt
See a picture of the photo and memory scrapbook quilt I made for my son Joey for his high school graduation.

Katie's Graduation Quilt
I thought I would share a picture of the quilt I made for my daughter as a graduation gift.

Make Spectacular Books
Read my review about this vook Fabulous Fabric, Skewer & Folded Books written by Sue Astroth.

Miniature Stuffed Polar Bear
This little bear requires patience to create. It is made using two basic sewing stitches (the ladder stitch and the back stitch) and requires a five to six inch square piece of good quality white felt or thin imitation suede fabric for each bear.

Pizza Pin Cushion
From your About.com guide, make this easy pin cusion using the little tables thay come in your delivery pizza boxes.

Quiet-Time Busy Books
By following the directions in this book, you can create your fun books and even your own page designs.

Sewing Cards
From your About.com guide, make these lacing cards for the youngest kids using a coloring book cover.

Recycled Blue Jean Tote Bag
See a full color photo of this fun craft!

Sea Monster Glove Puppet Craft
Kathryn explains how she transformed an orphaned glove into a fun puppet.

Sew A BBQ Apron
Summer Barbecues, Father's Day, birthday gifts, what ever your reason an apron is always useful! Free, full directions here.

Sew a Chef's Hat
Use this free pattern along with the directions to make your own chef's hat.

Sock Doll
From your About.com Guide - Make this easy doll using a plain white sock!

Styrofoam Lacing Table Toy
Instructions to make a lacing toy using a styrofoam meat tray, submitted by Beth.

Sew a Nail Pouch
This is a simple project that the kids maybe able to make themselves.

Easy Tote Bag Pattern
Check out this free tote bag pattern. Follow these directions and learn how to sew your own easy tote bags. It is so easy everyone can help.

Sew a Poncho
They say that fashion repeats itself and although a poncho is not a new fashion, it has come back into vogue.

Sewing Projects Index
From Debbie, your About.com guide to Sewing, find many free sewing projects.

Shoulder Pad Bat Craft
Karen explains how you can create a bat by recycling a shoulder pad.

Simple Soft Doll
Free instructions for making a simple soft doll - submitted by Spagli.

Stretchy Book Covers
Book covers are required on most school books. Paper is great and economical but it usually ends up torn and falling off the book.

Cool Neck Scarf
You can quickly sew up several of these scarves which are great for cooling yourself on a hot day.

Yo-Yo Clown Doll
Use your fabric scraps to make yo-yos, then transform those yo-yos in to a fun clown.

Dolly Hugs
Dolly Hugs is designed to "hug" the child that holds her. Her arms will wrap around the child's neck and her face will press against the child's cheek, bestowing a little kiss.

Waterproof Picnic Blanket How-To Video
Protect yourself, and your food, from damp ground during a picnic. We'll show you how to make a waterproof picnic blanket that will keep you comfortable and dry.

Free 8 Inch Baby Pattern
This doll is easy to make and oh so lovable! She is also just the right size for little ones to play with or how about a baby for one of your larger dolls. We have made her in leftover flannel scraps, but you can make her in any material you like.

Cute Dolls Book
One look through this book of dolls and you will want to make them all! These aren't your typical, cute dolls. The dolls in thise book are funky and unique, just like the lay-out of the book itself.

Gingerbread Doll
This doll can be used as a child's toy if all is embroidered, including the eyes or as a pillow/decoration if using wiggle eyes, beads and other small trims.

Gingerbread Man
This can be either a fun little gingerbread doll or a soothing wheat bag.

Hooded Hound Coat
Sew a coat for your favorite puppy.

Making a Fabric Windsock
This simple sewing project can be made using a sewing machine or by hand sewing.

Molly Scarecrow
This is a cute little scarecrow face you can make into a pin. Some sewing is required.

Paw Protector and Dog Boot Instructions
Make little shoes for a dog using simple sewing techniques.

Fabric Checkbook Cover
Sew a fabric checkbook cover as a gift or for your own pocketbook.

Fabric Frankenstein Craft
Maria Mercedes explains how you can turn an old blanket or sheet and pillow into an adorable Frankenstein monster decoration.

Fabric Pumpkin Craft
CALALAY explains how to make a neat pumpkin decoration out of fabric.

Fabric Sit-Upons
From your About.com guide, make this handy cushion that is perfect for sitting outside on damp days.

Fringed Plush Ghost Doll
Make this simple ghost doll using fleece and felt! An easy sewing project submitted by Kimberly Cook.

Sock Owl Craft
Laurel Sweney explains how she made this adorable owl out of a pair of slipper socks.

Greeting Card Lacing Toy Craft
From your Guide, practice basic sewing skills with these simple lacing cards.

Holiday Glitter Panel
Find out how to make a unique wall hanging using glitter paint and fabric, submitted by Sharon.

In-jean-uity
This book has great projects for transforming dull demins into some pretty cool stuff using your 'injeanuity'.

Jingle Bell Mitt
Instructions for making jingle bell mitts to play music.

Joey's T-Shirt Gradution Quilt
See a picture of the photo and memory scrapbook quilt I made for my son Joey for his high school graduation.

Katie's Graduation Quilt
I thought I would share a picture of the quilt I made for my daughter as a graduation gift.

Make Spectacular Books
Read my review about this vook Fabulous Fabric, Skewer & Folded Books written by Sue Astroth.

Miniature Stuffed Polar Bear
This little bear requires patience to create. It is made using two basic sewing stitches (the ladder stitch and the back stitch) and requires a five to six inch square piece of good quality white felt or thin imitation suede fabric for each bear.

Pizza Pin Cushion
From your About.com guide, make this easy pin cusion using the little tables thay come in your delivery pizza boxes.

Quiet-Time Busy Books
By following the directions in this book, you can create your fun books and even your own page designs.

Recycled Blue Jean Tote Bag
See a full color photo of this fun craft!

Sea Monster Glove Puppet Craft
Kathryn explains how she transformed an orphaned glove into a fun puppet.

Sew A BBQ Apron
Summer Barbecues, Father's Day, birthday gifts, what ever your reason an apron is always useful! Free, full directions here.

Sew a Chef's Hat
Use this free pattern along with the directions to make your own chef's hat.

Sew a Nail Pouch
This is a simple project that the kids maybe able to make themselves.

Sew a Poncho
They say that fashion repeats itself and although a poncho is not a new fashion, it has come back into vogue.

Sewing Projects Index
From Debbie, your About.com guide to Sewing, find many free sewing projects.

Shoulder Pad Bat Craft
Karen explains how you can create a bat by recycling a shoulder pad.

Simple Soft Doll
Free instructions for making a simple soft doll - submitted by Spagli.

Stretchy Book Covers
Book covers are required on most school books. Paper is great and economical but it usually ends up torn and falling off the book.

Yo-Yo Clown Doll
Use your fabric scraps to make yo-yos, then transform those yo-yos in to a fun clown.

Waterproof Picnic Blanket How-To Video
Protect yourself, and your food, from damp ground during a picnic. We'll show you how to make a waterproof picnic blanket that will keep you comfortable and dry.

Dolly Hugs
Dolly Hugs is designed to "hug" the child that holds her. Her arms will wrap around the child's neck and her face will press against the child's cheek, bestowing a little kiss.

Free 8 Inch Baby Pattern
This doll is easy to make and oh so lovable! She is also just the right size for little ones to play with or how about a baby for one of your larger dolls. We have made her in leftover flannel scraps, but you can make her in any material you like.

Gingerbread Doll
This doll can be used as a child's toy if all is embroidered, including the eyes or as a pillow/decoration if using wiggle eyes, beads and other small trims.

Gingerbread Man
This can be either a fun little gingerbread doll or a soothing wheat bag.

Hooded Hound Coat
Sew a coat for your favorite puppy.

Making a Fabric Windsock
This simple sewing project can be made using a sewing machine or by hand sewing.

Molly Scarecrow
This is a cute little scarecrow face you can make into a pin. Some sewing is required.

Paw Protector and Dog Boot Instructions
Make little shoes for a dog using simple sewing techniques.

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