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20 Simple Sewing Projects That Any Beginner Can Make

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Looking for simple sewing projects? Look no further!

We’ve got these 20 simple sewing projects that any beginner can make.

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20 Simple Sewing Projects That Any Beginner Can Make

Amazingly Simple Sewing Projects for Beginners

Making crafts from sewing is fun and easy! There are many simple and unique sewing projects available for those who are just getting started with sewing.

Even a very beginner in sewing can create a beautiful product to use as a gift, for decorations, or for whatever it is that can fill your heart’s content. Continue reading and fill your heart and desire with these 20 simple sewing projects that any beginner can make.

Have fun!

1. Mermaid Tail Blanket

An easy and magical DIY sewing project that sure to give joy to your young ones. Not only will your kids love it, but create one yourself and rediscover your passion for kids stuff!

2. Homemade Pillows

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Homemade Pillows Photo by DIY Projects

You can have this 30-minute project as part of your outdoor or indoor décor. Create this DIY homemade pillows and add comfort and design to your couch, beds, and to your home in general.

How great is that?

3. Personalized Tote Bags

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Personalized Tote Bags Photo by DIY Projects

Showcase your creativity in making this easy sewing project. Not only is this project so handy and useful, it is a great DIY idea to carry all of your crafts items or even just your lunch box.

4. DIY T-Shirt Kimono

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DIY T-shirt Kimono Photo by DIY Projects

This is a perfect DIY project to upcycle some extra large shirt that is no longer in use. Rummage some of your old, oversized t-shirts and discover that you can definitely put it to good use!

5. DIY Ear Warmer


Give warmth with an extra love for your friends and loved ones with this super easy DIY sewing project. This is not complicated to make at all and can be made as a gift for every person you know to keep them warm.

6. Oxblood Leather Clutch


This pretty and chic DIY sewing idea is a must for every fashionista out there. Give yourself a treat with this chic accessory that will go perfect with your outfit for the day!

7. Cloth Napkins


Got any fabric scraps lying around that are no longer in use? Decide today to go green and eco-friendly as you transform these scraps into useful and stylish napkins for your table-setting.

8. Extra Long Lumbar Pillow


A table runner used for a DIY extra long lumbar pillow?! What a transformation, but why not, right?

This DIY sewing project is so elegant to look at and will be handy in among your beddings, must try for you!

9. Duck Canvas Tote


An adorable sewing project, this DIY idea can be created in different colors and sizes. If you love to play with measurements, try this project and get the perfect size just right for what you need.

10. Knee Patch


Flatter your pants by putting this leather heart patch on your knees. Make use of colorful fabric scraps and transform a useless pair of torn pants into an awesome pair of jeans with this DIY knee patch.

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11. Easy Circle Skirt


Create this simple circle skirt with every color and swirl into summer’s warm weather. This DIY sewing idea is so simple and so magical that with just a couple of sewing strokes you can come up with a brand new wardrobe!

12. DIY Leather Tote


Never run out of tote! This time, create one that’s made out of leather and you’ll never go wrong with your classy look!

13. Crochet Trim Seam


Add some lace insert to your tank top to achieve some extra room and earn some extra style points. This DIY sewing idea is so brilliant and so chic that the wearer will have to be mistaken for a model!

14. Button Lunch Bags


Add some glamor to your lunch bag and dress it up with colors. They are so easy to make, this DIY sewing project will soon be one of your favorites that you can’t stop sewing!

15. Crinkle Baby Toy


Attending a baby shower soon, or do you yourself need a new sewing idea for your little one? Prepare this DIY sewing gift for an adorable little baby that will sure to be a crinkly hit.

16. DIY Zipper Pouch


A convenient bag to organize all of your little trinkets. This awesomely amazing DIY idea will surely be seen in one of your totes or handbags, carrying all of your necessities — from lipsticks to an extra pair of hoop earrings!

17. Pot Holders


Spruce your kitchen with some colorful pot holders. No need to visit the nearest grocery or department store to by a set of brand new pot holders, since you can create one right here, right now!

18. Circle Zip Earbud Pouch


Do you ever experience that annoying problem with tangled earphones? That won’t be a problem any longer once you keep it tidy with this circle zip earbud pouch.

19. DIY Cable Knit Lampshade


Give your lampshade that comfy feel with this easy DIY sweater inspired lampshade. Don’t throw away those old sweaters yet as they may just be the perfect material for this sewing project!

20. DIY Notebook Tea Cloth


If you are this school year’s teacher’s pet and is looking for a perfect gift to give your teacher, then this could be it. Create this classy and adorable DIY teacloth that looks like a page from your notebook and you’ll be your teacher’s forever pet!

Want another simple sewing project? Let’s learn it by watching this video from Needlepointers:

You’ll never go wrong with these easy sewing projects for gifts. Anything made by your own two hands and with sincerity is always a wonder and much better present to be given.

You may also want to liven up your own home with these inexpensive ideas, instead of going to a store to spend more money. Be wise and creative with these simple sewing projects!

Which simple sewing project will you try? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on July 19, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.


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