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Simple Sewing Projects: 16 Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners
This eBook will become your go-to gift making aid. Sewing projects for Christmas allows you to practice your creative passion but also cross a few things off your to-do list quickly. Stop worrying and start basking in the glory of procrastination.
Spring is in the air, and it's time to start craft projects for Easter! With inspiration from our Easter Sewing Projects eBook, you can complete 8 adorable, simple crafts for Easter with all those brightly colored fabrics you've been missing all winter!
With a special attention to edging on a shirt, this 1 Hour Power Shirt tutorial has all of the right elements for the sewist who's looking for something short and sweet. Made for those who prefer to go pattern-less in their sewing projects this tutorial involves drafting your own pattern from an existing top. From both the written and photo instructions you can learn how to sew a shirt that you know will fit your body and your tastes.
If you have 10 minutes to spare and are wondering what to do with burlap that's been around for a while, this DIY tray tutorial is for you. By making the 10 Minute Burlap Tray you're creating home decor that is totally unique to your house. Use this easy tray to hold fruit, coffee cups, or magazines. The printed fabric lining against the rough outer burlap makes for a tasteful contrast that will pleasantly surprise you every time you set eyes on this table topper.
Simple sewing projects that involve a retro-flair are definite winners. This 10 Minute Sixties-Inspired Bow will give you the mod touch you need to create top-notch, trendy items. Making bows from fabric is a skill you'll want to adopt if you have a frumpy top or dress that could use a little lift. Follow this vintage pattern to sew a simple bow for your clothing, and then consider making more. After all, at ten minutes a bow you'll have time to spare.
Cardigans are the ultimate finishing touch for any outfit. This 10 Minute Sweater to Cardigan Transformation will teach you how to turn a sweater into a cardigan, so you can have as many cardigans as you want without breaking the bank. Your unworn or thrift shop sweaters will magically become lightweight, stylish cardigans in just a few simple steps. You can wear your DIY cardigan to work, on a shopping excursion, or even on a date night. Upcycled clothing like this cardigan gives you a brand new wardrobe without spending a dime.
Fun crafts like this handy 10 Minute Teapot Coaster are a must. Not only do you get the joy of crafting from making these DIY coasters, but you produce a handy addition to your home decor that will protect the furniture from water stains. In these directions, you'll receive a teapot template to ensure that you have the correct shape. You'll also get tips on how to make coasters in the most effective way using your sewing machine. These are cute coasters to make and will only take 10 minutes.
Springtime means the kids will be out and about a lot more than usual. If you're looking for fun things to craft, this 10 Minute Toy Sling is an easy craft to make for your children. The sling can be made from new or scrap fabric to keep your kids' dolls and model airplanes close by when they are making the trek from one backyard to another. This shoulder sling is one of the best spring craft ideas around because it involves minimal sewing and it is very practical.
Whether you're coming to the triumphant finish of a long, arduous project or screaming in frustration after another lost bobbin, your sewing machine has been with you through it all. Give a little love back with one of these amazing 10 Tutorials for How to Make a Sewing Machine Cover. Every DIY sewing machine cover in this list will make a gorgeous, functional cover to keep your machine safe from dust and grime.
Get on-board the galactic trend with the 11 Minute Galaxy Skirt. If you're looking for a beginner-level skirt and have just over ten minutes to spare, this quick sewing tutorial is just perfect for you. All you need to sew your own shiny, metallic skirt is your choice of fabric and the elastic for the waistband. This skirt is made with the help of a sewing machine. Pair this with a solid black tee and get ready for a fun time that is out of this world.