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Surprising Top 100 Sewing Project Ideas of 2014: Free Skirt Patterns, Dress Patterns, and More

By: Annie Rosean, Editor of

Truthfully, we shouldn't be surprised. When it comes to free sewing project ideas, this collection of tutorials is unbelievable. Filled with everything from easy beginner sewing projects to scrap fabric projects, "Surprising Top 100 Sewing Project Ideas of 2014: Free Skirt Patterns, Dress Patterns, and More" has everything under the sun. Discover obvious classics that you should have started long ago like a baby dress pattern or a fabric flower tutorial. There are also unexpected sewing project ideas that include an innovative tutorial on how to make potholders and an unbelievable handful of no-sew projects in this roundup. "Surprising Top 100 Sewing Project Ideas of 2014: Free Skirt Patterns, Dress Patterns, and More" offers exciting insight into what the AllFreeSewing readers loved when it came to scrap fabric projects and heavier yardage tutorials in 2014. See if you spot a favorite by browsing through these eye-catching sewing project ideas.

Surprising Top 100 Sewing Project Ideas of 2014: Free Skirt Patterns, Dress Patterns, and More Table of Contents

Kitchen Sewing Projects

How to Sew Clothes for Your Closet

Sewing Project Ideas While Out and About

Sewing for Baby

Home Spun DIY Home Decor

Life-Saving Basic Sewing Projects


Kitchen Sewing Projects


Free Apron Patterns

Simple Vintage Apron10 Minute Free Apron Pattern

  1. Easy Ruffle Apron
  2. Adjustable Kitchen Apron
  3. Easy 15 Minute Apron
  4. Simple Vintage Apron
  5. 10 Minute Free Apron Pattern
  6. Adult Bib Apron
  7. Beginner's Vintage Apron

DIY Kitchen Decor

Grandma's Secret Recipe Pot HoldersCasserole Tote

  1. Hanging Dishtowels
  2. Scrapbuster Potholder
  3. Casserole and Pie Carrier
  4. Grandma's Secret Recipe Pot Holders
  5. Dishtowel Potholder Tutorial
  6. Insulated Casserole Carrier
  7. Placemat Casserole Carrier
  8. Casserole Tote
  9. 2 Hour Stack and Slash Table Runner

How to Sew Clothes for Your Closet

Eye-Catching Dress Patterns

30 Minute Sheath DressThe Day Date Dress

  1. Effortless Caftan Dress
  2. 30 Minute 4 Seam Caftan
  3. Vintage Sheet to Maxi Dress
  4. Super Easy Summer Dress
  5. The SoHo Maxi Dress Tutorial
  6. Simple Maxi Dress
  7. The Day Date Dress
  8. How to Sew a Drawstring Halter Dress
  9. DIY Little Black Dress
  10. 30 Minute Sheath Dress
  11. Draped Maxi Dress
  12. The New Woman's Flapper Dress
  13. Fit for Pemberley Dress
  14. Coral Dress
  15. Grecian Sundress
  16. Strapless Ruffled Maxi Dress

Free Dress Patterns for Girls & Babies

The Elsa Dress

  1. Layered Dress for Girls
  2. Vintage Heirloom Dress
  3. The Elsa Dress
  4. Itty Bitty Baby Dress Pattern
  5. Simple Baby Dress
  6. A Real Pillowcase Dress
  7. Thirty Minute Timeless Princess Dress Tutorial
  8. Easy Breezy Summer Dress for Girls
  9. Secretariat Inspired Dress

Free Skirt Patterns

Anthropologie Ruffled Skirt TutorialThe Pinwheel Skirt

  1. Elastic Waistband Skirt
  2. Simple 15 Minute Skirt
  3. Anthropologie Ruffled Skirt Tutorial
  4. 5 Minute Skirt
  5. The Perfect Peggy Skirt
  6. Dirndl Skirt
  7. The Domesticated Skirt
  8. DIY Denim Skirt
  9. Elizabeth Taylor's Favorite Lace Skirt
  10. The Pinwheel Skirt
  11. DIY Maxi Skirt
  12. 6 Step Skirt
  13. Unstoppable Pencil Skirt
  14. Anthropologie Work Skirt

Top of the Charts

Comfy Drape Top

  1. Comfy Drape Top
  2. 5 Minute Halter Top

Sewing Clothes for Comfort

How to Make Slippers From JeansSimple Shirred Waist Shorts

  1. How to Make Perfect Fitting Pajama Bottoms
  2. How to Make Slippers From Jeans
  3. Simple Shirred Waist Shorts
  4. Cozy Slippers Tutorial

Sewing Project Ideas While Out and About

Darling DIY Accessories

Lightweight Infinity Scarf

  1. Tattered Flowers for Embellishment
  2. Lightweight Infinity Scarf
  3. Ribbon Flower Pin
  4. Super Easy Lanyard and Key Chain Wristlet
  5. Ruffly Flower Tutorial
  6. Bias Fabric Flowers Tutorial

Sewing a Bag for You

Twenty Minute ToteGathered Clutch

  1. One Hour Bag
  2. Twenty Minute Tote
  3. Gathered Clutch
  4. 5 Step Market Tote
  5. Adorable Fabric Purse
  6. Blossom Shoulder Bag
  7. Cute Japanese Coin Purse
  8. Canvas Beach Bag
  9. Buttercup Bag
  10. Fat Quarter Bag
  11. Patchwork Tote
  12. A Handibag From A Pillowcase
  13. Big n Beautiful Betty Bag

Sewing for Baby

Greeter DeterrentMake a Baby Quilt

  1. Travel Diaper Changing Pad Pattern
  2. Fleece Baby Car Seat Tutorial
  3. Greeter Deterrent
  4. Monogram Taggie
  5. Car Seat Swaddle Blanket
  6. Make a Baby Quilt
  7. Super Simple Burp Cloth
  8. Burp Cloth Tutorial

Home Spun DIY Home Decor

Felt Flower TutorialStarflower Block Tutorial

  1. Patterned Pillow Cover in Minutes
  2. Felt Flower Tutorial
  3. DIY No Sew Pillows
  4. Starflower Block Tutorial
  5. Scrappy Flora Easy Quilt Tutorial

Life-Saving Basic Sewing Projects

Sewing Tips

No Knot, No TailLetting Out Pants

  1. Letting Out Pants
  2. No Knot, No Tail
  3. Make Your Own Pattern

Craft Organizers for Yourself

Denim Fabric Basket Tutorial

  1. Basic Purse Organizer
  2. Make a Bedside Organizer
  3. Denim Fabric Basket Tutorial
  4. Fabric Storage Boxes


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