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30 Craft Organizers: Sewing Organizer Patterns for the New Year


Updated January 05, 2016
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Craft Organizers

30 Craft Organizers: Sewing Organizer Patterns
for the New Year
Table of Contents

Featured Project: How to Make a Bedside Organizer Video Tutorial
Sewing for Home: Closet Organizers and More
DIY Jewelry Organizers
Purse Organizer Ideas and Shopping Organizers
Travel Organizer Pattern Ideas for Road Trips


After a hectic holiday season, one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is a promise to get organized. Start the New Year off right with these sewing organizer patterns! From closet organizers to DIY jewelry organizers, to travel organizer pattern ideas and more, this guide is the perfect way to get your life back in order after the madness of family visits and the mess of the holidays. Be ready for any occasion and tidy up with this amazing list of handmade organizer patterns, including closet organizers, purse pouches, jewelry cases, car caddies, and a special video tutorial for a bedside organizer.


Featured Project: How to Make a Bedside Organizer Video Tutorial


Take a look at this brilliant video from Maureen Wilson for Made by Marzipan. With this video, you can learn how to make do it yourself bedroom organizers for kids and adults alike. These book storage pouches are the perfect accessories for your children’s beds because they can simply reach down, select a few books, and slide them back in when they have finished reading! Sewing organizer patterns like this one are versatile; it could be a bedskirt, shoe organizer, or a toy organizer too!



  1. Click here to read the full instuctions for How to Make a Bedside Organizer!



Sewing for Home: Closet Organizers and More


The ideas for closet organizers and home organization in this section make will help you simplify your lifestyle by cleaning up unwanted clutter and sorting the mess of socks, shoes and clothes scattered across your floor. For the living room, try the sofa caddy and the French Desk Set Basket Liner for tasteful cleanliness when company arrives. These craft organizer patterns are the best way to ensure that this year will be completely stress-free.

Door OrganizerMail Organizer Tutorial

  1. Door Organizer: Keep items neatly in one place so you don't forget them on the way out the door!
  2. Mail Organizer Tutorial: Sort your mail into important bills and fun cards.
  3. French Desk Set Basket Liner: A classy way to stay organized.
  4. Sofa Caddy: The remote will never be lost again!

Magnificent Magnetic Pockets

  1. Bed Pockets Tutorial: Store books, shoes, toys and more in these handy bed pockets.
  2. Craft Storage Case – It’s time for you to finally get organized, and exploring craft organizer patterns is just the way to clean up that craft clutter.
  3. Embroidered Recipe Card Holder – Hold onto grandma’s recipes and your own originals with the help of this sewing organizer pattern.
  4. Felt Cell Phone Envelope – Don’t deal with losing your cell phone around the house; this DIY phone case is just what you need.
  5. Hanging Makeup Roll – If you love interesting sewing projects, you’ll love this DIY makeup organizer. It’s easy to make and completely convenient.
  6. Magnificent Magnetic Pockets – For sewing organization patterns that keep your pins and needles out of harm’s way, this is your project.


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DIY Jewelry Organizers


Nothing is quite so frustrating as finding your favorite necklace tangled up in a huge knot of jewelry. End that irritation by making a DIY jewelry organizer. These sewing organizer patterns are perfect for your bathroom or for travel. The two jewelry roll ideas in this section are especially perfect for travel because you can toss all of your favorite accessories in your suitcase without worrying about tangling and breakage. Learn how to make a travel jewelry case for your next trip so that you can look fabulous everywhere you go!

Hanging Jewelry HolderAlmost No Sew Ring Display Case

  1. Hanging Jewelry Holder: This lovely hanging holder is big enough that you can see every piece of jewelry!
  2. Jewelry Roll Tutorial: Roll this up and toss it in your suitcase.
  3. Weekend in the City Jewelry Roll: This is perfect for a weekend vacation in the glamorous city lights.


Jewelry Roll Tutorial   

  1. Almost No Sew Ring Display Case – With a name like “no sew”, you know this simple sewing project is easy.
  2. How to Make a Travel Jewelry Case: Bring your favorite accessories with you on your next vacation and keep them safe.


Purse Organizer Ideas and Shopping Organizers


Whether you’re just running to the grocery store or taking a whole day for some retail therapy, the sewing organizer patterns in this section are essential for any shopping goddess. You’ll find organizers for make-up, a handy coupon organizer, and a DIY coin purse that will transform your next shopping trip into a relaxing leisure activity. Stay organized and on track without worrying about digging around for your money, phone or makeup as you shop. These free patterns for purse organizers will become your go-to gifts and handy helpers.

15 Minute Organizer and Makeup PurseCart Caddy Tutorial

  1. 15 Minute Organizer Make Up Purse: You'll never lose your mascara in the far corner of your purse with this great organizer.
  2. Cart Caddy Tutorial: This is perfect for sorting coupons, cellphones and more in the supermarket.
  3. Coin Purse Tutorial: Don't go digging for change; pull out this coin purse and be prepared.
  4. Basic Purse Organizer: You can create as many pockets as you need by following this purse organizer tutorial.


Colorful Card Holder

  1. Colorful Card Holder: Sewing organizer patterns like this one is extremely useful if you carry tons of cards. Don't hold up the grocery line any more looking for your credit cards, try this simple sewing pattern.
  2. Roll-Up Shopping Bag: This grocery bag is crazy easy to store when you are not using it.
  3. How to Make a Grocery Cart Liner: Make a liner for your grocery cart and keep your groceries safe.


Travel Organizer Pattern Ideas for Road Trips


Family trips are such a hassle, and the car ends up being a wreck afterward. Indeed, kids in the back seat are a recipe for disaster. With the craft organizer patterns listed here, you can sew a car organizer for kids and keep them occupied throughout long car trips. Learn how to make a car organizer like the Travel Activity Packs below and prevent frustrating repetitions of “Are we there yet?” and the constant bickering between siblings. Plus, the travel sewing case allows you to bring along some entertaining projects for yourself. Leave boredom in the dust with these great car organizer tutorials!

 Retro Travel BagCool Car Caddy Straps onto Head Rest


  1. Retro Travel Bag: This is the go-to travel tote for any vintage vixen!
  2. Cool Car Caddy Straps onto Head Rest: Strap this to the back of any seat in the car for some serious entertainment.
  3. Travel Activity Packs: Occupy your kids for hours with these amazing travel activity packs. They'll help you stay organized too!
  4. Fun Car Caddy: Everything has its place, even in the car. Put books, toys and games in these to avoid  clutter.
  5. Car Book Holder DIY - Rather than damage your books and audio books in your car with muddy feet, make this organizer pattern.

Crayon Storage Roll-Up

  1. Car Craft Caddy: Instead of having your kids rely on digital games, store some activities in this craft organizer.
  2. Cosmetic Bag: Add this cosmetic bag to your list of travel organizer pattern ideas.
  3. Crayon Storage Roll-Up: No need to worry about those crayons all over the car thanks to this DIY organizer.


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My Sewing Room needs the most organization.

"Whole House" I was in a car accident 3 years ago and after 5 surgeries I still can't walk without assist, LOL! My hubby has been taking care of me and the house !

My sewing/sitting room needs the most in the way of organization. I live in a small house so every square inch needs to count. Still working on that.

Although is is not a room technically, it is my attached garage that needs the most organization.

My sewing room that I can't sew in because I can barely walk through the rooms. It is disorganized, crowded and a hardly functional. I need to sew just for sanity's sake. Oh how much joy I would have if I were productive again.

My garage needs the most organization! We are working on it now and are determined to get my husband's car in there!

My bedroom needs the most organizing.

EVERY ROOM! We homeschool our 5 kids and books supplies toys, clothes all of it are in a mess of chaotic disorganization. We also travel and craft often so we could use any HELP we can get!

Very good ideas

Such great ideas for scraps. Thank you.


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