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This craft category is a huge collection of free sewing patterns of clothes and accessories! Seasonal DIY clothes with free sewing patterns ( summer clothes' sewing patterns, winter clothes' sewing patterns), DIY costumes with free sewing patterns ( Halloween costumes for kids, Halloween costumes for adults), accessory sewing tutorials (headbands,bag sewing patterns,jewelry sewing patterns), easy sewing patterns for beginners ( DIY clothes for beginners ), free sewing patterns of clothes for all ages ( kids' clothes sewing patterns, baby clothes sewing patterns, adult clothes sewing patterns ) ... and many more about sewing clothes and accessories!
No sew T-shirt infinity scarf
This beautiful creative infinity scarft is probably one of the easiest DIY Projects we have posted. Not only is it really easy, but it also only takes about 10 minutes to do. What could be better than that?
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Pineapple dawstring backpack for kids - sewing pattern
This super cute drawstring pineapple backpack is really fun for little ones, but it really works for anyone. You could even make the straps longer and keep it for yourself! And it is so much fun to make! Wouldn’t a pineapple sack make a fun gift for giving too? In this nice craft website you will find a full photo sewing tutorial and a free sewing pattern ! This pineapple bag isn't that difficult to sew as it seems, you can make one in minutes even if you are a beginner in sewing ! You can create other fruit and veggie drawstring bags with this nice technique as well ( imagine a strawberry, or a carrot bag ! )
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DIY Quick and easy bow bracelets
Bows are so pretty and bows as bracelets look even prettier! Pysselbolaget created these lovely bow bracelets and we simply LOVE THEM! It is a beautiful bow , but as a bracelet... how unexpected, beautiful and fun! You'll make a statement with this bow bracelet and because this is such an easy and fun DIY you can make one for a friend too. It's the perfect bracelet to wear during special occasions such as weddings, christmas or new years eve. DIY it today!
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DIY Yoda costume ( free pattern and sewing tutorial )
Create your own baby Yoda : make a super comfy Yoda costume for your kids ! This lovely fleece Yoda costume by Fleece Fun could be made in an hour or two. Adorable and simple! By sewing costumes , you can really let your imagination go crazy and create something over the top, Make this quick and easy Yoda costume that would be great for Halloween , but are also fun for any day dress-up play. Get the step-by-step costume making tutorial and the free Yoda costume pattern at fleecefun.com and create your very own adorable Yoda costume now:
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Shirred fabric flowers from old T-shirts
These little knit scrap flowers are simple.  Like 2 minutes simple.  Okay, maybe 4 minutes because you have to load your bobbin with elastic thread. Okay, realistically, maybe 10 minutes.  Haha!  But whatever it takes, they are easier than trying to manipulate the fabric yourself.
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DIY Eros (Cupid) costume - mythological costume
DIY Halloween costumes are so much more fun than buying one in! Steal the show at your party with this laugh out loud, entertainingly funny and super adorable Halloween Eros ( Cupid ) costume by Make It & Love It ! Isn't is super adorable? In classical mythology, Cupid is the god of desire, love, attraction and affection. He is often portrayed as chubby little kid with a bow and a torch. ( He is also known in Latin as Amor or Eros in Greek mythology ). Cupid is winged, allegedly because lovers are flighty and likely to change their minds, and boyish because love is irrational. His symbols are the arrow and torch , "because love wounds and inflames the heart."
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How to sew a half circle skirt - free sewing pattern and tutorial
Today Melissa will going to teach you how to sew a half circle skirt! The beauty of these skirts is that they are so FAST to make and you can draft your OWN pattern!! Once you have the pattern made, you can whip one out in about an hour flat.  These are made from summery fabrics but they would also be adorable made from wool or chambray for fall or winter.  Perhaps our favorite thing about this half circle skirt (besides the fact that  it's absolutely gorgeous) though are how quickly they come together.  These are a quick sew, and they don’t require a lot of fabric either.  It’s really nice to have a stylish delicate but also funky skirt that both your daughter and you can feel good about.
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DIY slipper boots from old sweaters
What's better on a chilly autumn/winter day than a DIY cozy upcycled slipper?  Jen from Home Sweet Soul will show you how to create your own cute and cozy slipper boots from an old sweater - and it couldn't be easier. You don't even need a sewing machine! We think these would make excellent Christmas presents for basically anyone on your list! You can make these cozy upcycled slippers with any types of sweaters from knitted - to cotton fabrics.
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DIY Cat patchwork coin purse - free sewing pattern
Look at this super adorable patchwork kitty cat coin purse! If you love sewing and a have a few nice but small fabric piece this kitty cat purse sewing project is a perfect choice for you!  This gorgeous DIY cat shaped coin purse is a nice way to use up fabric scraps and create a beautiful and useful wallet for you or your friends/family! With this step-by-step tutorialsewing one patchwork kitty cat coin purse will be a piece of cake! (Well, it's not the easiest sewing project because of it's small size, but absolutely not as difficult as it seems!) The size of the Kitty Coin Purse is just nice to keep some coins and small notes.
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Fabric Mary Jane baby shoes (free sewing pattern )
Today The Cottage Mama shares with you this super adorable free fabric Mary Jane baby shoes pattern ! At thecottagemama.com you will find a written sewing tutorial on these super cute Mary Jane baby shoes and a free pattern available in size 6 – 12 month. ( This is a simple, hand-drawn sewing pattern so you can easily adjust the size for your baby's feet ) . With this adorable and easy sewing project you can use your quilting cottons as well! Read this tutorial by The Cottage Mama and sew a sweet pair of baby shoes for a sweet little baby:
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DIY Circus clown and bear piggyback costume (sewing tutorial)
Oh. My. Word. We haven’t laughed so much at a costume,maybe EVER! Want to give this DIY Circus clown and bear piggyback costume a whirl?  Almost everything you need can come from stuff you have around the house.  And if you don’t have some of the items needed…..head to the thrift store! Put your DIY Circus clown and bear piggyback costume on with a white button up shirt and cinch up your suspenders to help hold the pants up.  Add some face paint, a red nose, and hat….and you’re ready to go!
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DIY Carrot costume - costume for kids (free sewing pattern)
We just love fun costume ideas! We know your average 10/11/12-year-old kid isn’t going to beg you to be a carrot for Haloween this year….but it’s a fun DIY costume idea for babies, toddlers, or even high school aged kids who are past dressing up like super heroes and princesses but want something a little more unique and kind of hilarious to wear! Or hey, this would be an awesome adult costume too!
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Textile beads from fabric scraps
Are you looking for a (fabric) scrapbuster craft idea? Dou you like unique and gorgeous jewelries? Try the textile beads! You can upcycle any old clothes/leftower fabrics to create these beads and for a more unique look you can combine them with real beads and other decorative elements! This textile bead necklace can be a perfect gift for any ocassion or you can spice up your outfit with this accessory in an inexpensive way (even if you have metal allergy). Of course you can create other accessories with this fun  and easy technique!
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DIY Black cat Halloween costume for kids
Do you need a simple – but super cute – kids costume for Halloween or the next dress up party ? With items you probably already have in your home, you can make this easy DIY kids’ black cat costume in less than an hour. You can make an adorable black cat costume from a black jacket, black jeggings, and a furry scarf in minutes! Along with some pink felt, a headband, a glue gun, and a plastic duo-tang you can create a super sweet kitten headband of your own as well. And the best is in this super easy diy halloween costume is: you don’t have to worry about sneezing!
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DIY Tinkerbell costume for kids (sewing tutorial)
If your girl is super CRAZY about fairies and Tinkerbell make this gorgeous Tinkerbell fairy costume for her with the help of this nice costume making tutorial ! The costume itself needs a little sewing experience, but you can change the sewn parts with normal clothes or a no-sewn tulle skirt. You can also use fleece or felt because it doesn't fray at the edges. And even if you already have a costume for this year Halloween consider creating one of these for your dress-up box . ( Everything purchased for this costumes was under $3 a yard! )
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DIY Mermaid costume with seashell top - sewing tutorial
Are you looking for a lovely and quick to sew mermaid costume for your little mermaid ? Cassidy has the perfect method and very clear instructions, that we bet any one of you could create,and they look so polished and perfect for imaginative play! We love that she shares her shop secrets! Are you ready to give these a shot? We would recommend at least basic sewing skills already. It should take you about an hour or so for the tail, maybe 30-40 minutes for the seashells. Read through all the instructions first: it’ll go much faster for you if you have an idea where you’re going!
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DIY Cactus summer hat
It's hard to find the perfect hat for the summer , so take the matter into your own hands and make your own! This DIY Painted cactus sun hat by Studio DIY is just perfect for those hot summer days! It’s super simple, and we can assure you you’ll get plenty of compliments. And this DIY Cactus summer hat doesn’t involve any paint: just yarn, and yarn poms! You can whip this DIY Cactus summer hat right up and be on your way out the door in under an hour! Get the tutorial and create your very own DIY Cactus summer hat :
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DIY Wool blanket coat
You can make this super easy blanket coat with a simple wool blanket and a belt you might already have around the house! Do you have some beautiful and warm wool blankets? Make one personalized stylish poncho out of them!  This brilliant craft idea will work well also with fleece and other non-fraying fabrics. This quick winter/autumn sewing fashion project is a perfect choice for beginners because it's really easy to sew! You can use any cozy winter/autumn blankets (even fun colorful IKEA fleece blankets) to create one unique jacket for yourself or for the kids! These quick blanket coats also perfect for camping or going outside to the garden because
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Granny costume - Halloween costume for kids with sewing pattern
For this year's Halloween or dress up party create a costume that will make you laugh every time when you look at it! The granny costume from Little red riding hood!  There’s just something about that teeny little baby face with all that curly white hair and some reading glasses on a chain. And, well, that granny cap and dress/apron combo finish it off perfectly! If you haven't got sewing machine or sewing skills you  can make this super cute and fun granny costume with combined ordinary girly  clothes and a yarn wig!
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DIY Swan costume with tulle skirt (Bjork swan dress)
Do you remember that time Bjork showed up to the Oscars in that swan dress and everyone on tv and fashion magazines flipped out? We do. And we loved it! At first glance this costume making tutorial may looks crazy, but it’s actually a pretty simple step-by-step .To make this beautiful swan dress you will need white cotton fabric ( or an unused white stocking / yoga pants ),10-15 yards of tulle ,elastic, wire & cutters, stuffing, black and orange fabric scraps ( felt ),tape measure and scissors.
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DIY Simple summer ruffle shorts - free sewing pattern
We love every detail of these summer ruffle shorts so we're very excited to share this brilliant sewing tutorial with you today. She wanted the summer shorts to be a nice length, but still look somewhat girly. We think the ruffles do that perfectly! These ruffle summer shorts have pockets for collecting treasures and an elastic waistband. Since they are made of a lightweight fabric they are also nice and cool for summer weather. Perhaps our favorite thing about these shorts though are how quickly they come together.  These are a quick sew, and they don’t require a lot of fabric either.  It’s really nice to have a pair of shorts that both your daughter and you can feel good about.
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DIY Giant fabric butterfly wings - butterfly costume
We are so excited to share this gorgeous DIY butterfly costume with you! Ashley was determined to do something a little more unique than a regular butterfly costume and something more fun than the standard wire mesh wings! Check out this step-by-step costume making tutorial and learn how to make your very own gorgeous butterfly costume with felt floral antennae in no time! You can find wide varieties of butterfly wing patterns >> here <<
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DIY fleece dino hat (with sewing pattern)
For this year winter or halloween/ dress up party sew this adorable and warm fleece dino hat. In this nice craft website you can find the sewing pattern and a nice detailed sewing tutorial. Fleece is a perfect material if you are a beginner in sewing because it doesn't fray, that means no finishing seams! This hat is super cute, the dino look is perfect for a little boy and it should keep his head and ears warm this winter.
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DIY Christmas tree sweater with lights - funny Christmas party outfit
By following along The Country Chic Cottage's step-by-step tutorial you can make a super funny and unique Christmas sweater with lights for any ugly Christmas sweater party that you are attending. This DIY Christmas tree sweater is actually a really quick and easy craft idea and you will absolutely love the results. You can even add battery operated Christmas lights to really light up the night. Are you ready to get started? Read the tutorial and make your own not-so-ugly Christmas sweater:
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DIY easy raincloud costume for kids (no-sew)
Do you love unique,fun , and super easy kids costumes? For this year's Halloween or dress up party try this fun rain cloud costume that is soo easy it doesn't involves sewing at all! You can make this fun handmade rain cloud costume for the kids literally in minutes with a little poliester batting and felt! You can make a raincloud costume with dark clothes imitating thunderstorm but this costume also will be very nice in a cute rainbow-sky blue version! If you are the type to wait til last minute, this  costume will be the perfect choice for you because it came together in under 2 hours!
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Adorable DIY macaron coin purse
Look at these sweet little macaron coin purses! Aren't they super adorable? The space inside the macaron coin purses is quite limited but good enough to place some small jewelries like ear rings, rings; may be to keep some small coins, folded money; a place to keep small piece of note that wrote your shopping list and reminder etc. Or, simply use it as a key chain or hanging ornament. If you can find a small circle mirror of about 1″ to 1 1/4″, glue it on the back plate and turn this macaron coin purse into a small cosmetic mirror. In this nice step-by-step sewing tutorial you can learn how to sew one cute macaron purse for yourself or for your friends!
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Cute DIY hedgehog costume with felt - costume for kids
Baby hedgehogs . Could they be cuter? This DIY hedgehog costume may look complicated but it's really not! She made her own hoodie and sweatpants but you can buy any cream/tan colored hoodie from the store and save yourself a lot of work. This costume making tutorial will show you how to embellish an existing hoodie. If you don't sew you can always use a hot glue gun! For this project you will need at least 1/2 yard of each of these colors of fleece : cream, tan, and brown.
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Easy DIY Fabric flower keychain (bag charm) - upcycling craft
Looking for a fabulous fabric flower to add to your fashion accessories ? Create this beautiful little fabric flower keychain ( or bag charm ) from an old flannel shirt ( or any other unused clothes or fabric scraps ) in minutes! Fabric flowers are fun to make and can be used in many different ways. This lovely puffy fabric flower keychain is budget friendly and only takes 5-10 minutes to make. Leave the sewing machine behind, DIY Gifts and Crafts Ideas will show you how to hand sew this gorgeous flower , so it's a perfect beginner sewing project for anyone – even if you’ve never tried sewing before!
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