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O, Say Can You Sew: 25 Fourth of July Crafts

Get ready to celebrate Independence Day with this list of patriotic sewing patterns!

By: Anne Rosean, Editor,
O Say Can You Sew 25 Fourth of July Crafts

When the 4th of July rolls around this year, you'll be completely prepared. Thanks to these these 25 Fourth of July Crafts, your closet and home will absolutely shine with stars and stripes. From sewing tutorials teaching you how to sew pillows to full instructions on a patriotic baby hat, you'll face this year's fireworks with brand new DIY decor. Set your sewing machine to work on these patriotic sewing patterns and you'll enjoy a holiday filled with fun, simple sewing.

You probably have a lot of summer sewing to do already, but put these star-spangled, easy sewing projects at the top of your list! Definitely keep this list of 4th of July crafts handy in your sewing room—you're going to want to make all the super-cute 4th of July clothes for kids we have to offer. The little ones will be so adorable in their new American flag-themed outfits. Put your most patriotic foot forward with the rest of our Americana sewing projects, too! Your home could certainly use a dash of red, white, and blue.

Looking for more great Fourth of July crafts? Then don't miss this list of Firework Safety Tips + 4th of July Craft Ideas from our sister site, AllFreeHolidayCrafts!

4th of July Clothes for Kids

There's something magical about the Fourth of July for kids. The sense of unity, unbeatable food, and fireworks are immeasurably fun. Take advantage of these Fourth of July ideas to get your kids excited for the celebration. From this roundup, learn how to sew clothing and Fourth of July crafts that your kids can proudly wear leading up to the big day.

Stars and Stripes Dress for Girls

Learn how to make a dress for girls that can be adapted for any season with this tutorial. This easy-to-make dress will appeal to those eager to learn how to make clothes, because it takes you through all the steps.

American Flag Clothes Tutorial

Get in the 4th of July spirit with this spray paint tutorial roundup, or use the projects any time of the year for some patriotic fashion. Red and blue spray paint, dish towels, and plain tee shirts are a good place to start spraying!

America the Beautiful Skirt

Your little girl will look pretty and patriotic in this skirt. This pleated skirt features a wraparound look and lots of cute ruffles. With this easy sewing tutorial, you can make a skirt that's perfect for the Fourth of July.

4th of July Shirts

Use this simple holiday craft idea to make 4th of July shirts for yourself or your kids. This free sewing pattern shows you how to embellish a plain shirt to look like the flag. Design and make your own clothes that celebrate the nation's birthday by following this simple sewing tutorial.

Patriotic Pillowcase Dresses

Use our holiday craft ideas to make your own clothes! These patriotic pillowcase dresses are quick and easy, and they're perfect to wear to a 4th of July barbecue.

Red, White and Blue Dress

This is a quick project for baby that makes a perfect Fourth of July outfit. This simple sewing project is made out of a basic t-shirt and is embellished with ric-rac and ribbon. It's a cute dress that can be worn all summer long.

Star Spangled Toddler Cap

Instilling patriotic spirit in your little one can be as easy as sewing. Print out your free template and sew your child a hat full of red, white, and blue hues. Your toddler will look oh-so-cute sporting this adorable hat, and it's super easy to make.

Let Freedom Ring Dress

Dress your little girl up for the 4th of July in this patriotic dress. It's an easy sewing project that features tiers of red, white, and blue fabric. Learn how to sew a dress with this patriotic tutorial.

4th of July Halter

For Independence Day, make this special top for your daughter to wear. It's a cute outfit that's perfect for the holiday.

Fourth of July Fireworks Dress

Your girls will look cute and stay cool in this cute dress. This simple dress is an easy sewing project that has a ribbed knit bodice and a gathered skirt. Decorative touches like buttons and hem stitching make this dress festive.

4th of July DIY T-Shirt

Transform an ordinary shirt into this delightful and spirited top. Your little girl will be all set to twirl around with sparklers and be amazed by the loudness and brightness of the fireworks display. This sewing tutorial will show you how to refashion the sleeves to be puffy with two different printed fabrics.

Patriotic Sewing Patterns for Women

Fourth of July crafts aren't exclusively for children. You know when July hits every summer, you shuffle through your drawers for anything red, white, blue, starred, or striped. This year, take advantage of these tutorials on sewing clothes and create a customized outfit to wear to the big barbeque. You'll look and feel absolutely lovely underneath the fireworks thanks to these sewing tutorials.

Unstoppable Pencil Skirt

You'll feel like a million bucks when you wear this. If you're going to learn how to sew a skirt, it might as well make you feel great. Easy to read and aided with pictures, this simple skirt pattern will yield a piece that is sleek and timeless.

Pleated High Waist Skirt

There's no need to spend a lot of money to add something stylish to your wardrobe. Sew this skirt that will fit perfectly to your body. Check out the tutorial to see how to make a pleated skirt that you will absolutely love.

Nautical Tee Midi Dress Tutorial

Stay on the nautical trend this summer with this simple dress that's the perfect middle ground between daytime and evening wear. This tutorial comes with step-by-step images and a printable pattern for the dress bodice so that you don't have to draft your bodice by hand.

4th of July Decorative Crafts

Look no further for Fourth of July ideas for your home than this list. From this roundup of ideas you can learn how to sew pillows that pay tribute to the American flag. Mere additions to your home décor such as sewn bunting and DIY bags will add a subtle but perfect touch that celebrates Independence Day.

Grand Old Silverware Holder

This project is as simple as it gets when it comes to patriotic crafts. Follow along with this tutorial for a 4th of July craft you don't want to miss!

Seeing Stars Pillow Tutorial

Need instructions to sew a pillow? This festive sewing project is great for patriotic holidays or for sprucing up a child's room. Let this tutorial teach you how to make a pillow for a bed or couch.

Americana Denim Star Pillow

Learn how to sew a pillow and upcycle denim in the process! This is a beautiful patriotic sewing project that will look great in any home. Decorate your living room with this beautiful pillow, or use it as a holiday decoration for the Fourth of July.

DIY Patriotic Decor

A simple old window frame becomes the perfect piece of DIY decor with chicken wire and fabric scraps. Be inspired by this DIY country summertime decor!

Star Spangled Pillow

Oh say, can you sew? This is a great way to bump up the patriotism in your home. You don't need a national holiday for an excuse to sew a cushion like this one. In just a few simple steps, you can create this pillow and add it to the homemade cushions in your home.

4th of July Outdoor Pillows

Make these pillows to decorate for your 4th of July festivities and honor our founding fathers. This holiday craft idea will show you just how easy it is to make throw pillows.

American Flag Fabric Banner

Gussy up your home with patriotic crafts. This will infuse patriotism into whatever room you're looking to decorate. What's different about this DIY decor versus store-bought streamers is its charming simplicity!

All-American Tote

Show your patriotism on the 4th of July with this bag. This free tote bag pattern tutorial features an applique star, gingham straps, and a cute bow. Add some red, white, and blue to your outfit with this festive DIY tote bag.

How does your family celebrate the 4th of July? Let us know below in the comments!

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