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Free Sewing Projects to Keep You and Your Home Warm

Keep Warm Without Pushing the Thermostat

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Heating costs keep going up and no one wants to bump up the thermostat but everyone wants to be warm and comfortable. These free projects will help you stay toasty without heating the entire room... a great way to save on heating costs! Sewing these items rather than buying them can save you a bundle if you use tricks to Save Money by Sewing.

1. Free Pattern & Directions to Sew a Bitter Cold Face Warmer

Fleece Face Warmer
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
This face warmer is the perfect safe solution for those times that a scarf would be a dangerous accessory, such as snowmobile riding.... and it only takes scraps of fleece to sew!

2. An Easy to Make Warm and Practical Fleece Shawl

Warm and Practical Fleece Shawl with Pockets
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Need a way to stay warm that doesn't involve being bundled in layers of sweaters? This free project may be the perfect answer!

3. Draft Snake

Free directions for making your own draft stoppers to keep the winter cold out and the heated air in.

4. Sew a Fleece Blanket with Cotton Quilting Charm

Sew a Fleece Blanket with Cotton Quilting Charm
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
This blanket makes a quick gift or home accessory. It utilizes the warmth and comfort of fleece yet has the charm of a cotton quilt.

5. Free Pattern & Directions to Sew a Bitter Cold Face Warmer

The worst of winter means breathing some very cold air unless you use a scarf. A scarf is not safe when operating machinery so a face warmer is the best way to protect you from breathing that cold air.

6. Sew Custom Curtains

Create curtains in heavy fabric to insulate your windows.

7. How To Sew Expensive Looking Professional Lined Drapes In A Day

Sew lined drapes to insulate your windows and prevent damaging your fabric. You'll find directions by Jennifer Thoden here.

8. How to Sew a Fleece Blanket

Is there any thing more comforting than snuggling up with a cozy blanket to watch television or read a book? Here is a very simple blanket to make with fleece fabric.

9. Sew A Hooded Scarf Sewing Project

This simple to sew hood is also a scarf so you're always warm.

10. Free Pattern to Sew a Fabric Dish or Dish Insulator

Sew an Insulated Casserole Dish
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Keep your food warm even if the room isn't by having an insulator around it.

11. Sew A Floor Pillow to Keep Your Feet Warm

Sew a pillow for your feet with this free pattern.
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Cold floors equals cold feet unless you have a barrier between your feet and the floor. This pillow is ALWAYS under my computer desk to keep my feet warm.
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