20+ Free Sewing Projects For Your Home

Here are more than 20 adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. They include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly. (You know how much I love simple and easy in sewing, right?) Craft ideas like these make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​


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Many of these projects are inexpensive scrap busters (napkins, patchwork vase, potholders), very handy for your household (think your own floor mop pads, grocery bag holders - easy and inexpensive DIY storage!). Some of them are so cute I could simply not resist them - and trust me, you won't be able to, either!

Get ready for cute and handy! Let's start with some of the most colorful projects:

1) Colorful Dinner Napkins

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
Mitered Corner Napkins by Lindsay Sews, photo by Ann Kelle

Use this free pattern and instructions to whip up a set of fun and festive mitered corner dinner napkins. Use your fat quarter fabric pieces! (If you are wondering - yes you can get these exact fabric prints, HERE on Amazon. Yey to colorful!)


2) Flower-Shaped Pillow

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
Flower Shaped Pillow by The Stitching Scientist
 
Springtime! Use this flower shaped pillow pattern to welcome spring into your home. A scrap-friendly and fun project!



3) The Best DIY Floor Mop Pad

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​

One of the most useful projects for the home I've ever tried out. Saves tons of money, and you only need scraps or old towels. Check it out here (tutorial)


4) Log-Cabin Hexi Potholders

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​

Sewing potholders is one of the best ways to use up fabric and batting scraps. A perfect log-cabin hexie you won't be able to resist. (At least I couldn't!)


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5) Adorable Tea Towel

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​

These tea towels would be fantastic for gifts for your loved ones, neighbors, or friends. Make a few, and show them off in your kitchen!



6) Wall Pocket Organizer

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
DIY Wall Pocket Organizer by Sew Much Ado

A great space saver, and a beautiful one - the gold on pink looks fabulous!



7) Little Napkin Rings

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
Cute Little Napkin Rings by Simple Love Quilts

Every table needs cute napkins with cute napkin rings on them!



 8) Upcycled Denim Tissue Box Cover

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
Upcycled Denim Tissue Box Cover by Creating My Way To Success

OMG, how cute is this tiny sofa! I want to make one... like right now!



9) Easy DIY Ironing Board Cover

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
Easy DIY Ironing Board Cover by Candice Ayala

Time for a new ironing cover for your old ironing board? Perfect timing! (And if you do it, make sure to use a super cute floral print like the one in the image. Love it!)


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10) Instavase Jar Wrapper

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
'Instavase' Jar Wrapper - Free Pattern by The Crafty Pod Shop

This little jar-wrapper looks like so much fun! It makes a great project when trying out paper-piecing for the first time.



11) DIY Fabric Shower Curtain

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
DIY Fabric Shower Curtain by Craftsy Blog

Spruce up your bathroom! Give your bathroom a completely new and fresh feeling by changing out your shower curtain.


12) Easy Colorful Coasters

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​

These easy felt coasters will be an eye-catcher at any party, and make a perfect last-minute homemade present!

13) Chair Cushion Tutorial

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
Chair cushion tutorial by MMM Crafts

Make your dining room a more comfortable place using this clear, step-by-step tutorial to make your own chair cushions.


14) Grommet Curtains

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
Angela Wolf's Grommet Curtains by Craftsy Pattern Collections

Make your own custom curtains. An easy-to-follow tutorial with a link to a video!


15) A Door Draft Stopper

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
A Door Draft Stopper by the Stitching Scientist

A DIY draft stopper will keep your home insulated and pretty at the same time. Make one, you might save big on heating bill!


16) DIY Doorstop

DIY Doorstop Tutorial by Vicky Myers Creations

Or, if you don't have any draft issues in your home, DIY a nice fabric doorstop like Vicky did. Cute and practical!

17) Grocery Bag Holder

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
Grocery Bag Holder by Easy Sewing For Beginners

A quick and easy sew for your pantry area. Make it as colorful as possible!


18) Piped Box Cushion Tutorial

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
Piped Box Cushion Tutorial by Tea And A Sewing Machine

It's easy to make a box cushion and this tutorial shows you how! You'll also learn how to make the piping, and also how to turn an ordinary cushion into a box shaped cushion.


19) Raindrops Pillow

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​
Raindrops Pillow Pattern by Abfabulies Designs

A great project for spring to freshen up your home!




20) Bedside Pockets Organizer

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​

These bed pockets not only add functionality to any bed but also make storage much more fun! (And your child will never lose that favorite softie again!)


21) Bursting-Buds Table Runner

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​

How cute is this spring table runner! A burst of color for your home.



22) Double-Sided Fabric Bunting

20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​


A fun and easy project to decorate your home - and brighten up a children's room!


I hope you've enjoyed the sewing projects showcased here. Craft ideas like these make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration. These items are easy to make, functional, and might turn out to be the perfect way to spruce up your home and make it ready for spring.

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20+ adorable, useful and free DIY sewing projects for every room in your home. Nearly all include a free sewing pattern and nearly all are beginner-friendly tutorials. They make super handy DIY gifts for friends, for housewarming parties, and for your own home decoration.​ Check them out!

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Happy sewing!



8 comments:

  1. What a great collection of sewing projects for the home! Thanks for including the grocery bag holder 😀

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    1. Thanks! Yours was one of those that are both handy and beautiful (love dot prints!). I could not resist adding it :)

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    1. Happy to hear that. So many fellow bloggers are creating awesome things, and these included in the post are among the best!

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  3. Gracias por todas las cosas preciosas y prácticas que nos regala. Yo he cogido unas cuantas que me hacían falta para hacer regalos. Saludos de Georgina.

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  4. Thanks so much for featuring my sofa tissue box cover. There are some great tutes here to browse through!!

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