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Free Sewing Projects For the Home

We may strive to have our homes as beautiful as the ones in magazines, but if you live life in your home, keeping it picture perfect can seem impossible. Using free patterns to sew items to decorate your home allows you to make durable items in the colors, sizes and fabrics of your choice... some times more then once. I usually make two and put one away for later... you know... later as in after the kids smear chocolate on it.

Free Sewing Patterns for Christmas Decorating
Everyone wants a beautiful home for the holidays that is warm and welcoming. Use these free sewing patterns to make your home perfect for the holidays!

Sew a Pillowcase - Standard, Queen, King or Travel Pillow
A pillowcase is an essential and very easy to make your own. Save money and have the color or print you want by making your own pillowcase.

Fabric Dishes, Dish Insulators, Dish Carriers
These free patterns for casserole carries and fabric dishes are not just great things to have in your kitchen, they make wonderful gifts! Investigate a dozen free patterns that are bound to be your gift giving solutions for anyone who cooks.

Bedside Organizer for Electronics, Books and More
A bedside organizer is a perfect get well gift as well as a great way to keep things close at hand in a room that doesn't have a night stand. This free pattern will have you making them for everyone you know.

Sew a Wastebasket for your Car
A wastebasket made out of fabric is the perfect solution to have a place for the trash in your car and a waste basket that will stay in place! This free pattern will have you making more than one for great gifts.

Secure Your Grill Cover from the Wind
Make your own grill cover or buy one, but make sure the wind is not going to steal it by adding this simple to sew tie down method.

Free Pattern to Sew a Mug Cozy - Keep you Coffee and Cocoa Warm!
Who wants a cold cup of coffee? This mug cozy is a great way to keep the contents of your mug warm even when you get side tracked and forget about that wonderful cup of coffee or cocoa.

Simple to Sew Log Firewood Carrier
No need to break the bank for something that is used to carry in your firewood! This free pattern will guide you through every simple and easy step to sew your own log carrier... for a LOT less than it would cost you to buy one!

Free Sewing Patterns and Directions to Sew Blankets
These free blanket patterns fit all ages. A blanket is a welcome gift for a new born infant throughout life to a senior citizen. The higher fuel costs go, the more a warm blanket is appreciated. A blanket that is homemade holds special meaning and is bound to become a cherished possession.

Free Pattern and Directions to Sew Your Own Stand Mixer or Blender Cover
Sew a mixer cover to keep your stand mixer dust free and clean between uses. This free pattern will guide you through everything you need to know to sew a stand mixer cover.

Sew Your Own Fitted Sheets
I have et to find a store bought "fitted" sheet that actually fits when I am trying to make my beds. Making my own fitted sheets assures that the sheets fit.

Burlap Bulletin Board Decorating Ideas
Have you your hand at making a burlap covered bulletin board? If you have you know just how versatile these bulletin boards can be. This page shares some of the ways to make this board even more versatile and with creativity you can make this bulletin board do anything!

Make a Burlap Covered Bulletin Board
Keep the colors you want and have a bulleting board that is the size you want by making your own bulletin board. These easy to follow, step by step directions will guide you through the process.

Free Directions to Sew a Round Bolster Pillow
These free directions will guide you through every step to make your own bolster shaped throw pillow, in any size and any color fabric.

Free Bedroom Sewing Patterns amd Projects
Use these free sewing patterns to sew your own bed room blankets, duvet covers, bed skirts, curtains, pillows and blankets to create the room you want instead of what is available at the stores.

Sew Straight, Even Curtains and Truly Square Pillows
Have you ever sewn curtains that are not even when you hung them? Have you sewn a square or rectangle pillow and had it turn out lopsided? The solution for that problem is actually easy and starts at the beginning of your sewing process. Learn how to eliminate uneven curtains and lopsided squares with the tips you'll find here.

Free Sewing Pattern for a Bolster Pillow with Candy Wrapper Style Pillow Cover
A bolster pillow offers you many possibilities. This free sewing pattern and directions will guide you through sewing a removable cover for a bolster pillow with ends on the pillow like a twisted candy wrapper. A great way to add to your throw pillow collection with a varied shape.

Free Pillow Pattern for a Round Pillow with a Gathered and Button Center
This free pillow pattern guides you through everything you need to sew a round pillow that has straight sides, a gathered front center and a covered button in the center of the pillow to bring it all together.

Make Your Own Wood Stove or Fireplace Accessories
Wood stoves and fireplaces are a wonderful way to heat your home when the power is out or to supplement other heating sources. Wood is usually much less expensive than other heating fuels and these free sewing patterns will help you save even more by making your own log carriers, pot holders and oven mitts.

Sew Your Own Curtains And Window Treatments
Sewing curtains and window treatments is an economical way to cover your windows and a great way yo learn basic sewing techniques. Measuring, pressing and straight sewing is the basis for almost all curtains and drapes.

Free Directions to Sew Your Own Strong Durable Log Carrier Bag for Firewood
Follow these free step by step directions to sew a strong durable firewood carrier. This carrier is a bag design with easy to carry handles sewn into the strong webbing straps. Make them as gifts or for your own use to bring in firewood and logs for your wood stove or fireplace.

Free Ironing Board Pattern
No need to buy a new ironing board cover when you can easily sew yourself a new ironing board cover that will be better than any ironing board cover you can buy. These step by step directions will guide you through sewing an ironing board cover this is custom made for your ironing board whether it is a small, large or extra wide ironing board.

Sewing Projects that Use Grandmothers and Mothers Handkerchiefs?
This mailbag question - "I have lots of my grandmothers and mothers handkerchiefs of all kinds and fabrics. What are some projects that I could use them for to pass on to children and grandchildren?" There is plenty that can be made and ways to use these handkerchiefs... learn about them here.

Make a Special Pillow with this Free Envelope Flap Pillow Pattern
Make a pillow the colors and way you want a pillow to be by following this free sewing pattern to make a pillow that has a flap like an envelope for design detail. These free directions will guide you through making a pillow that is the pillow you want to make, in the colors and design that you want it to be.

Free Sewing Patterns to Sew Protection from Hot Dishes
Save up your scraps of fabric, your old towels and blankets to create potholders that match your curtains and aprons by sewing the free potholder, over mitts and table protectors provided here.

Sources to Buy Extra Wide Fabric -- Extra Wide Fabric for Bedding, Quilts,...
Many sewing projects require wide fabric that is no accessible at every fabric store. Your choices are to use seams to join pieces of fabric to have a wide enough piece, many times buying way more fabric than you need in order to match prints on the fabric or you can settle on an extra wide fabric. There is a money saving alternative to buying...

How to Upholster a Cushion Cover
Use foam to make a cushion for your picnic bench or any purpose with the step by step instructions you will find here.

Exploring and Using Fabric Bowls
If you've become addicted to making fabric boxes and bowls, as I have, here you'll find a few of the variations I have done. As well as how to create a centerpiece using stale rolls, a fabric bowl and dried baby's breath. Find more here!

Sew A Kitchen Gift Basket as a Housewarming Gift or for Any Occasion
A kitchen is one of the most used rooms in a home. Even a well established kitchen can always use some new stuff to spruce it up. Find out the theme or colors of the kitchen you want to make a gift basket for and then everything will fall into place.

Free Directions to Sew a Custom Tablecloth
You'll find free directions to sew a custom round, square, oval or rectangle tablecloth here.

Sew Your Own Pillowcases
I had never even heard of housewife pillowcases until I searched for the best pillowcase directions I could find. You'll find a vast assortment of free directions to suit any learning style here.

Easter Egg Pillows - Free Sewing Pattern and Directions to Decorate for Easter
Use this free sewing pattern to sew Easter egg pillows to decorate your home. Follow the suggestions to decorate your home or yard with Easter egg pillows that can be used year after year. Add a pocket so your Easter egg pillows can be part of the Easter egg hunts that everyone enjoys on Easter. A simple sewing project that allows your...

Free Pattern to Sew a Bunny Door Stop
This free sewing pattern will make a wonderful doorstop that is unmistakably a bunny. Use different colors and crafty decorations to make it an Easter Bunny or a wild field bunny. The choices are yours but it's bound to be adorable.

Sew a Basket Liner
We all have them... baskets from a Christmas gift you don't want to just throw away, or baskets that were too cute to leave at the store. Now you can sew a basket liner and put these baskets into every day use. Recycle baskets to create a special gift basket by lining a basket. What ever you do, the basket will get used with a liner in place.

Free Pattern and Directions to Sew a Basketball Pillow
What basketball fanatic wouldn't like a pillow that resembles a basketball? How about decorating a boy's room with a basketball that's safe in the house? Find a free pattern and directions to create your own basketball pillow here.

Padded Pan Handle Pot Holder -- Hand Protection from Hot Pot Handles
Follow these free sewing directions to sew your own padded pan handle potholder that will protect your hand from the heat of an uninsulated pot handle.

Thanksgiving and Halloween Pumpkin Pillow Decoration
Follow this free sewing pattern to make your own Halloween and Thanksgiving Decorations. This free pillow pattern and directions is available in two sizes and makes a decoration that can be used for both holidays.

Free Sewing Patterns to Sew Protection from Hot Dishes
Save up your scraps of fabric, your old towels and blankets to create potholders that match your curtains and aprons by sewing the free potholder, over mitts and table protectors provided here.

All About Sewing Your Own Flags
Sewing your own flag is a rewarding experience. Learn what you need to express your self, sew a family heirloom or learn about Betsy Ross and why she became famous for her flag sewing achievements.

How to Sew a Simple Throw Pillow Cover
A simple way to change the look of a room is to change the cover on pillows. You'll find free directions to sew a simple pillow cover here.

Sew a Scallop Edges Curtain Valance
Sew a scallop edged curtain valance with these free step by step directions. Save money and sew the curtains you want instead of your limited selection at the store.

A Potholder That Doubles as an Oven Mitt
An easy to sew, free pattern and directions to sew a pot holder that doubles as an oven mitt with easy to follow step by step directions can be found here.

How To Sew Expensive Looking Professional Lined Drapes In A Day
Learn how to sew simple and beautiful drapes with illustrated, step-by-step instructions. Jennifer Thoden shares her directions for making simple lined drapes with illustrations here.

Free Directions to Sew an Oven Mitt
Free Pattern and Directions to Sew an Oven Mitt You'll find free directions to sew your own oven mitt here. Save money and have a mitt that matches your kitchen by sewing your own oven mitt. free pattern directions sew oven mitt match kitchen how to make

Potporri Pie! - - A Pie Made with Fabric and Potpourri
A free pattern and directions for making a Potpourri pie from fabric and potpourri.

Free Directions to Sew a Welcome Spring Yard Flag
Learn how to sew a flag for your yard and the possibilities are endless. These techniques make it possible to make any flag for your yard.

Hanging Hand Towel with Ties
A hanging hand towel is the best way to always have the towel where you can find it. You'll find free directions and a pattern to sew a tie on hanging hand towel here.

Welcome Spring Yard Flag
Full directions with templates for letters and bright spring flowers. Use this pattern or learn the techniques to make a yard flag.

Sew a Valentine's Day Flag
Spread the mood of the holiday into your yard and bring a smile to people who pass by your home, as well as those who came and go through your home, by decorating your yard with a Valentines Day Flag. Full directions and a free pattern can be found here.

Sew a Basket Liner for Any Basket
Baskets can be an inexpensive home decorating item, but do you know that they basket is made of safe materials? Keep contents in a basket safe and clean by sewing a liner for any basket. You'll find free directions to sew a basket liner for a round, sloped sided basket here.

Sew a Basket Liner for a Rectangle Basket
Baskets can be an inexpensive home decorating item, but do you know that they basket is made of safe materials? Keep contents in a basket safe and clean by sewing a liner for any basket. You'll find free directions to sew a basket liner for a round, sloped sided basket here.

Sew a Yo-Yo Doily
Seems like a simple deal until you start to join them. Read my solution to join yo-yos here.

Sew Your Own Cloth Napkins with Mitered Corners
Complete free directions for sewing your own cloth napkins with mitered corners can be found here.

How to Sew a Basic Curtain Panel
A straight simple curtain panel is an easy project if you take things one step at a time. Learn how to sew a basic straight curtain panel here.

Sew an Armchair Sewing Organizer
Keep your hand sewing for relaxing and have every thing you need at hand by sewing this handy arm chair sewing organizer.

Armchair Organizer or Remote Control Holder
Keep remote controls and other paraphernalia organized and where you can find them by sewing an armchair organizer to match your decor. You'll find step by step directions here.

Calculate Fabric Needs to Sew Simple Panel Curtains
Calculating the amount of fabric you need to buy when you want to make curtains is the second step... measuring and deciding what you want is the first. Learn more about calculating the amount of fabric you need to purchase to make your own curtains here.

Free Pattern and Directions to Sew a Clothes Pin Bag
You'll find free directions to make your own pattern and clothes pin bag, that will last for years. Mine lasted 5 years left outside all the time, even through winters.

Free Pillow Patterns
Find a photo and links to every thing you need to sew the free pillow patterns available on this site.

Free Step By Step Directions to Add a Ruffle to a Pillow
A ruffle added to the edge of a pillow changes the entire look of a pillow. You'll find free directions to show you how to add a ruffle to a pillow here.

Kitchen Sewing Projects
This index of free sewing projects and patterns to make things for your kitchen will have you sewing great gifts and help you make everything for your own kitchen. Browse and see all the possibilities.

Sew an Embellished Pillow Front With Fabric Flowers
This embellished pillow front is done by shadow appliqué of artificial fabric flowers. A diffused amount of color adds a subtle touch.

Free Directions to Sew a Pillow Cover with a Zipper Back
Adding a zipper to a pillow cover gives you the versatility to remove the pillow cover to wash the cover and preserve the pillow form. Find free directions to sew a pillow cover with a zipper in the back of the pillow cover here.

Bed Linens Decorate the Bathroom
Have you ever had a set of bedding that you just couldn't part with? I had a set my grandmother had given me many years ago. See how I put them to use in the bathroom!

Back Seat Vehicle Organizer
Use these free directions to create your own organizer to keep back seat clutter under control. Full photos and step by step directions can be found here.

Home Decorating
Index of articles about pillows, dust ruffles, duvet covers and more to meet your home decorating needs. Includes a basketball pillow and a football pillow.

Sew a Fleece Blanket with Cotton Quilting Charm
You'll find free directions to sew a cotton and fleece fabric blanket, that can add color and patterns to your home decorating here. Two sizes are provided to sew a baby blanket, doll blanket, pet blanket or couch throw.

How to Make the Base Pattern Pieces to Sew a Pet Bed
This free pattern is easy to make when you follow these free step by step directions to create the free sewing pattern to sew a pet bed. Use this free sewing pattern to create a comfortable spot for you cat or small dog to leave their hair instead of them leaving it on the couch. You'll find a free pattern and directions here.

Fleece Blanket with Cotton Quilt Charm
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. The smaller version of the instructions below is adored by our cat for her favorite spot to lounge.

Free Sewing Projects and Patterns for Re-Usable, Useful, Everyday Items
We need to preserve the earth we have... and we can with many sewing techniques and environmentally friendly sewing projects. Prevent fabric from filling the landfill!

Free Sewing Pattern to Sew a Toilet Paper Roll with Cover Straight Sides

Free Sewing Pattern to Sew a Fabric Toilet Paper Roll Cover
An extra roll of toilet paper is a necessity in any bathroom. Having that roll covered makes it home decor friendly but still findable when the need arises. Use this free pattern to sew your own toilet paper roll cover in any fabric you choose to match your bathroom rather than be stuck with a purchased toilet paper roll cover that doesn't match...

Sew Your Own Custom Bed Skirt-Dust Ruffle for Long Beds & Non Standard Bed Sizes

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A Custom Bed Cover by Painting Fabric
Create your own fabric print by using fabric paint to transform a bed sheet. In this example we created two bed covers for a college dorm room. Full instructions are provided here.

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