Just starting off on your sewing journey can be intimidating. It can be hard to find sewing projects that are appropriate for little to no skill level. That’s why we are going to show you The Best 30 Sewing Tutorials For Beginners! We’ve gathered up some of our favorite sewing projects that anyone can do. There is something for everyone. From scarves and hats to money-saving reusable projects and more. I have made each and every one of these projects and they are perfect for anyone just starting out. Many of these are things I use in my day-to-day life and I couldn’t imagine not having them. Sewing is one of my favorite things in the world, but it started off as a little bit of a struggle until I found a rhythm and a love for the way sewing was improving my life. At Beginner Sewing Projects, our hope is to bring you projects that are super fun to make while helping you grow your skills along the way. And it doesn’t matter if you have never sewn anything. Our step-by-step sewing tutorials with photos are meant to be your guide to a whole new world of fun. So, grab a cup of coffee, and let’s dive into these fun sewing projects!
Below is a basic list of sewing items you will need to sew these simple sewing projects. Remember that every sewing project has its own supply list that you should double-check for the supplies, but I wanted to give you a list of basic items you should have to be able to complete most of these projects. Honestly, unless you are just getting started you will have most of these items on hand unless you recently used them all up on another sewing project. So, sit back and enjoy these beginner sewing project tutorials!
Sewing Supplies You’ll Need:
- Matching Thread
- Sewing Clips
- Optional Rotary Cutter & Mat
- Thread nippers
- Sewing machine
- Measuring tape
The Best 30 Sewing Tutorials For Beginners
Keep all your beauty essentials in one place with this cute lined makeup bag! I added some quilting to the outside of mine and I think it gave it a great look!
Enjoy your favorite ice cream with this little cozy. Cute and works great!
Get into the holiday spirit with these foldable Christmas Tree napkins. These are so cute and they are perfect for your next holiday party. Fun to make with the kids as well.
Speaking of holidays, these fabric pumpkins are a fabulous addition to your Fall decor. I use them to accent my Thanksgiving decor and just brighten my spaces overall. People always ask me where I bought them and I love telling them that I made them!
Do you find yourself reaching for a towel often when you are cooking in the kitchen? This simple kitchen boa towel can be draped around your neck or arm so that you always have one within reach.
Next on our list of the best 30 sewing tutorials for beginners is this iPad Pillow Stand. We use tablets all the time in our home and this little stand is so handy. Great for watching movies, reading recipes, or online shopping.
Give your old denim some new life with this denim pouch. This simple sewing project is a great way to recycle fabrics and materials into a useful organizer. I added some extra decoration to mine and I love it.
My ears are the first thing to get cold in the winter. This fleece ear warmer is just what I need to stay nice and cozy. It is super simple to make and would make a nice gift!
I spent a lot of time in my garden in the early part of the year and this cute little half-apron with pockets was perfect for being out in the dirt. It would also work nicely in the kitchen. I love the organization it has built-in.
Now on this list of the 30 best sewing tutorials for beginners, we have this slide pen pouch. This is one of our most popular projects and for good reason. This pouch makes it easy to organize all your writing and drawing utensils in one place. Perfect for craft or office spaces.
If you have been wanting to make your own stuffed animals at home, this is a great tutorial! The included free pattern makes it easy to cut out your fabric shapes. My kids love it!
Make something for the furry member of your family. This bandana dog collar is super cute and you can make it for a fraction of the cost of buying one in-store. I love this print fabric too.
Know someone who is hard on their wallet? This simple sew wallet tutorial shows you how to make your own replacement for cheap. Works great and my husband has held up to his daily abuse.
Another must-have kitchen accessory is these hanging kitchen towels. They double as pot holders so you can go from the oven right to the table. And, they hang up out of the way so you can save your drawer space.
The next fun sewing project on our list of the best 30 sewing tutorials for beginners is this round potholder with a pocket. I want all my potholders to have pockets now as this one is so nice to use. You can never have too many potholders in your kitchen.
Need some extra organization on your bathroom counter or nightstand? This fabric tray works great! I made one for my husband to put his keys and wallet in and I have a few for my sewing accessories and my nighttime skincare items.
Is your couch looking a little bare? Or maybe the dog ate one of your pillows? Don't worry, we show you how to make a throw pillow the easy way. This really is a super simple project anyone can do. It's a great way to decorate your space without breaking the bank.
Time for a taco night! My family LOVES tacos so I came up with a great way to warm up the tortillas in this fabric tortilla warmer. It works so well. Make one for yourself and enjoy some perfectly warm tortillas.
Tired of your patterns moving around while you are trying to trace on your fabric? These DIY sewing pattern weights are just what you need. I use mine all the time and they are wonderful. Perfect beginner sewing project.
Next on this list of the best 30 sewing tutorials for beginners is a project I use every single day, This sunglasses case works well and keeps my expensive sunglasses scratch-free and protected. Plus, I made it out of this fun fabric. Personalize your own!
This reading pillow is a family favorite. My kids love to read and this pillow gives them a nice comfortable spot to lay and a pocket for their favorite book. Great for road trips too.
I'm all about some accessories and this knot bow scrunchie is amazing. If you've ever priced this in-store, you'll love this tutorial, I show you how to make them for much less than you can buy, But, they look and work great!
Another item you can never have too many of is coasters. The make a great gift and will save your surfaces from those dreaded water rings. Super easy to sew.
Are you expecting or know someone who is? This adorable rainbow baby quilt is a wonderful baby shower gift! This tutorial is easy to follow and you'll make something anyone would love.
My kids love helping in the kitchen so I thought I would make something just for them. This dishtowel kids apron is a great way to get your kids involved with your cooking and cleaning.
This is one of my most useful projects on this entire list of the 30 best sewing tutorials for beginners, These packing cubes are the perfect size for me and take a lot of stress out of packing for my next trip.
If you're like me, your instant pot gets sometimes daily use. Add some extra organization to yours with this cover! I made this out of placemats and it turned out so nice, Easy way to make your appliance more useful.
This festive sewing tutorial is perfect for spreading that liquid holiday cheer. Makes a great gift for anyone who loves wine this time of year.
As we near the end of this list, I wanted to bring you a sewing tutorial to add some sanity back into your life. This easy-to-sew plastic bag dispenser is a better way to store all your plastic bags than just stuffing them under the sink.
For the last tutorial on our list of the 30 best sewing tutorials for beginners, I wanted to show you something that could save you money on something you use every day, Simple and cute, these reusable kitchen sponges are a nice alternative to the disposable store kind. Easy to sew and easy on your budget.
We hope you enjoyed this list of the best 30 sewing projects for beginners! There are so many great projects to choose from, you’ll have a while before you make everything on the list. Be sure to let us know in the comments which ones are your favorites! I hope these projects propel your forward on your sewing journey and provide lots of inspiration for your own creativity!
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