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What Free Sewing Pattern Should You Make Next?

By: Kaylee Pope, Editor of

Find out which free sewing pattern you should make next!


Sometimes you just wake up in the morning and want to sew and sometimes you get the urge mid-day to create! The life of a sewist can be a tough one. One of the hardest parts? Picking a free sewing pattern to make! That’s why we are going to do that for you with What Free Sewing Pattern Should You Make Next?


Free Sewing Patterns 



Pick an answer and tally up your points. Just scroll down when you are done and we’ll have a project waiting for you!

1. First things first! How much time do you have?

  • Hurry it up! I only have an hour. (1)
  • Hello, staycation! It is just me and my machine all weekend. (2)
  • I’m just looking for something to make on a lazy afternoon. (3)
  • A few hours… if I don’t get interrupted. (4)

2. I feel like making something for…

  • No one in particular. I just want to sew! (1)
  • Me. Me. Me. (2)
  • My best friend. (3)
  • A little one. (4)

3. Alright, sewist. What supplies do you have on hand?

  • Help me get rid of these scraps. PLEASE! (1)
  • A lot of gorgeous fabric I have been dying to use. (2)
  • I have plenty of options. (3)
  • A few yards. Tops. (4)

4. What’s the next big event you are attending?

  • A dinner party and I could use a hostess gift. (1)
  • A wedding or formal affair. (2)
  • Um. I have lunch plans later? (3)
  • Another baby shower! (4)

5. Pick a fabric pattern!

  • Plaid! (1)
  • Midnight black! (2)
  • Does canvas count? (3)
  • Something adorable. (4)



Something Quick and EasySomething Quick and Easy! - 5 to 8 points

Sure, you might not have a lot of time in your life, but you still want to sew as much as you can. Try out one of these xx quick and easy sewing projects. It doesn’t matter if you only have a few hours, you can still make something great. Try the: One Hour Softie!




Free Dress PatternsIt’s Time to Dress Up! - 9-12 points

Alright, lady. We get it. You are the stylish friend! and that’s great because we have so many free dress patterns for you! Sew yourself something gorgeous with one of the dresses from 34 dress patterns. Make the: Floral Coral Dress.




Free Bag PatternsIt's In The Bag! - 13 - 16 points

Whether you are on the move or you just love to accessorize, you are the sewist that goes straight for the free purse patterns. We can’t blame you. Bags and Purses are so much fun to make! Make yourself a brand new accessory with one of the our free bag patterns. Try the: Twenty Minute Tote.




Lovely DIY Tulle SkirtSew for Baby! - 17-20 points

Whether you are in constant search of burp cloths or just want a beautiful baby, a baby sewing project is going to be your next sewing project.Try the: Dressed to the Nines Onesie.



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