45+ Quick & Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners

Sewing is a useful and rewarding skill. It is an easy craft to learn and comes in handy for many things. When you start learning to sew, you may want to jump in to a couple of simple, quick yet useful project you can have success with, and build your skills from there.

Quick & Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners. Sewing is a useful and rewarding skill. It is an easy craft to learn and comes in handy for many things. When you start learning to sew, you may want to jump in to a couple of simple, quick yet useful project you can have success with, and build your skills from there.

Here I’ve gathered up more than 45 quick and easy sewing projects that are perfect for beginners who are itching to get stitching. Whether you’re in the mood to make something warm and cozy like gloves or a scarf, or want to try your hand at upcycling some pieces of clothes you no longer wear, there must be something you want here. Read on and get a whole host of projects to keep you busy this summer!

Simple Sew Fabric Letters

Simple Sew Fabric Letters. Sew a set of cute letters with leftover fabrics around your home! They are perfect for babies, toddlers and preschool aged kids to star learning.

Sew a set of cute letters with leftover fabrics around your home! They are perfect for babies, toddlers and preschool aged kids to star learning. (Via twintalkblog)

DIY Insulated Beverage Holders

DIY Insulated Beverage Holders. Create an easy-to-make insulated beverage holder and keep your water cooler, longer. How fun are these DIY koozies made with cute fabrics! Perfect for summer!

Create an easy-to-make insulated beverage holder and keep your water cooler, longer. How fun are these DIY koozies made with cute fabrics! Perfect for summer! (Via positivelysplendid)

Easy Pencil Case

Easy Pencil Case. Make inexpensive fabric pencil cases from fabric scraps! They make great gifts for best friends or family members as a beginning of the school year gift.

Make inexpensive fabric pencil cases from fabric scraps! They make great gifts for best friends or family members as a beginning of the school year gift. (Via crazylittleprojects)

Cute Starfish Pillow

Cute Starfish Pillow. A fun and easy sewing project that you can complete in an afternoon! Definitely add a bright, cozy touch to your sofa or a little girl's bed!

A fun and easy sewing project that you can complete in an afternoon! Definitely add a bright, cozy touch to your sofa or a little girl’s bed! (Via handmadeintheheartland)

Easy Oven Mitt

Easy Oven Mitt. Another very easy and basic sewing project that almost anyone can do with a sewing machine and some sewing notions. Perfect handmade gifts for your mom.

Another very easy and basic sewing project that almost anyone can do with a sewing machine and some sewing notions. Perfect handmade gifts for your mom. (Via gingercake.typepad)

Fabric Heart Coasters

Fabric Heart Coasters. A cute addition to any table top decor for your home. Make a set to give as wonderful hostess gifts, or give them for birthdays, Valentines Day.

A cute addition to any table top decor for your home. Make a set to give as wonderful hostess gifts, or give them for birthdays, Valentines Day…(Via thirtyhandmadedays)

Ear Bud Pouch

Ear Bud Pouch. Free sewing pattern for a fabric ear bud pouch! This is so cute and would also be great given gifts for your friends.

Free sewing pattern for a fabric ear bud pouch! This is so cute and would also be great given gifts for your friends. (Via erinerickson)

Adorable Baby Apron

Adorable Baby Apron. Adorable, cute and easy to start with! This would be great gifts for newborns!

Adorable, cute and easy to start with! This would be great gifts for newborns! (Via craftinessisnotoptional)

Cute Sewing Shark Pencil Case

Cute Sewing Shark Pencil Case. Make this inexpensive, cute and easy to make shark pencil case for your kids during this back to school season!

Make this inexpensive, cute and easy to make shark pencil case for your kids during this back to school season!(Via patchworkposse)

Simple Sewing Pillow Cases

Simple Sewing  Pillow Cases. A pillowcase is an easy sewing project for beginners! You can make a set for your own or use as a gift a loved one.

A pillowcase is an easy sewing project for beginners! You can make a set for your own or use as a gift a loved one. (Via madeeveryday)

30 Minute Baby Blanket

30 Minute Baby Blanket. Only takes 30 minutes to make! Great for baby showers and presents for new moms.

Only takes 30 minutes to make! Great for baby showers and presents for new moms. (Via patchworkposse)

Sewing Business Card Wallet

Sewing Business Card Wallet. A business card wallet that is made by yourself can be a popular and personalize gift that keeps on giving!

A business card wallet that is made by yourself can be a popular and personalize gift that keeps on giving!(Via aspoonfulofsugardesigns)

DIY Fabric Feather Dishtowels

DIY Fabric Feather Dishtowels. An easy item to sew in several minutes. A perfect one to have in any kitchen!

An easy item to sew in several minutes. A perfect one to have in any kitchen! (Via flamingotoes)

Sewing Easter Pot Holders

Sewing Easter Pot Holders. Create these Easter Egg shaped potholders for yourself or to give as gifts! So cute and adorable!

Create these Easter Egg shaped potholders for yourself or to give as gifts! So cute and adorable! (Via missmarysews)

DIY Lace Shorts

DIY Lace Shorts. Refashion your old summer shorts with some lace trim for an extra feminine pair of bloomers.

Refashion your old summer shorts with some lace trim for an extra feminine pair of bloomers. (Via sincerelykinsey)

Button Lunch Bags

Button Lunch Bags. With a button and a little sewing skill, you can create this personalized and unique food carrier at home!

With a button and a little sewing skill, you can create this personalized and unique food carrier at home! (Via purlsoho)

Long Pom Pom Cowl

Long Pom Pom Cowl. Pom pom cowl, not only a beautiful scarf but also serves as a charming necklace.

Pom pom cowl, not only a beautiful scarf but also serves as a charming necklace. (Via purlsoho)

DIY Headband

DIY Headband. This can be a great project for beginners to practise thir sewing skills! Great handmade gift idea!

This can be a great project for beginners to practise thir sewing skills! Great handmade gift idea! (Via craftsnob)

Free Purse Patterns: Monogram Tote Bag Pattern

Free Purse Patterns: Monogram Tote Bag Pattern. Sewing your tote bag and finish off with an equally nice monogram!

Sewing your tote bag and finish off with an equally nice monogram! (Via sweettmakesthree)

Mondo Pom Trim Pillow

Mondo Pom Trim Pillow. Add giant pompoms to simple throw pillows with this tutorial!

Add giant pompoms to simple throw pillows with this tutorial! (Via livingwithpunks)

Quick and Easy Snack Baggie

Quick and Easy Snack Baggie. Sew quick and easy snack baggies in any size. Use them as eco-friendly gift wrap for parties!

Sew quick and easy snack baggies in any size. Use them as eco-friendly gift wrap for parties! (Via sewlicioushomedecor)

Sewing Kimono Jacket

Sewing Kimono Jacket. A sewing pattern and DIY fashion idea for you to start with your first sewing project!

A sewing pattern and DIY fashion idea for you to start with your first sewing project! (Via polkadotchair)

Hot Fudge Sundae Pin Cushion

Hot Fudge Sundae Pin Cushion. Sew these quick and easy pin cushions in any size with some of the leftover fabrics.

Sew these quick and easy pin cushions in any size with some of the leftover fabrics. (Via sewlicioushomedecor)

DIY Travel Seat Belt Pillows

DIY Travel Seat Belt Pillows. An quick and easy DIY tutorial for a seat belt pillow. This is a great thing to have for those long car rides.

An quick and easy DIY tutorial for a seat belt pillow. This is a great thing to have for those long car rides. (Via freshpaintabq)

DIY Elastic Waist Skirt

DIY Elastic Waist Skirt. DIY clothes for kids!

DIY clothes for kids! (Via dabblesandbabbles)

Easy Sewing Pajama Shorts for Summer

Easy Sewing Pajama Shorts for Summer. This is a beginner level sewing project. Perfect for lounging around in on a lazy Sunday!

This is a beginner level sewing project. Perfect for lounging around in on a lazy Sunday! (Via growingupgabel)

Sew a Soft Ball

Sew a Soft Ball. These easy to sew soft balls are an all-time favorite with babies and always turned out to be a great personal gift.

These easy to sew soft balls are an all-time favorite with babies and always turned out to be a great personal gift.(Via applegreencottage)

15 Minute Reversible Placemats

15 Minute Reversible Placemats. SO easy that kids could make them! Add a kind of homemade touch to your table!

SO easy that kids could make them! Add a kind of homemade touch to your table! (Via raegunramblings)

“Peek-A-Boo” Toy Sack

“Peek-A-Boo” Toy Sack. They make great upcycled and nostalgic gifts!(Via tonicoward)

Sewing Cord Keepers

Sewing Cord Keepers. An easy way to organize and store your electrical cords is to create your own cord keepers.

An easy way to organize and store your electrical cords is to create your own cord keepers. (Via frugalfamilyhome)

DIY Sewing Zipper Pouch

DIY Sewing Zipper Pouch. Great practice for zippers and fun and quick gifts to make!

Great practice for zippers and fun and quick gifts to make! (Via mellysews)

Large Hot Pad Tutorial

Large Hot Pad Tutorial. Make yourself a large hot pad to protect your counter and table. Quick and easy to make under an hour!

Make yourself a large hot pad to protect your counter and table. Quick and easy to make under an hour! (Via auntieemscrafts)

Traditional-style Fabric Gift Bags

Traditional-style Fabric Gift Bags. You can make a fabric gift bag with just basic sewing skills.

You can make a fabric gift bag with just basic sewing skills. (Via handmadiya)

DIY Microwavable Heating Pad

DIY Microwavable Heating Pad. Easy to sew heating pads can be made in less than an hour, and they make great homemade gifts!

Easy to sew heating pads can be made in less than an hour, and they make great homemade gifts! (Via thehappyhousewife)

Sew Pajama Pants

Sew Pajama Pants. Make these pajama pants in any size for any family members! A beginner level sewing project and perfect for lounging around in on a lazy Sunday!

Make these pajama pants in any size for any family members! A beginner level sewing project and perfect for lounging around in on a lazy Sunday! (Via mellysews)

30 Minute Drawstring Fabric Backpack

30 Minute Drawstring Fabric Backpack. A quick and simple sewing project for beginners. They make great bags for kids or adults.

A quick and simple sewing project for beginners. They make great bags for kids or adults. (Via hellowonderful)

DIY 5 Minute Cloth Napkin

DIY 5 Minute Cloth Napkin. Customize your dining table by making these easy 5 minute cloth napkins by youself. You can whip them up in no time and you'll love the result.

Customize your dining table by making these easy 5 minute cloth napkins by youself. You can whip them up in no time and you’ll love the result. (Via vivaveltoro)

DIY Vintage Style Pillow Cases

DIY Vintage Style Pillow Cases. An easy sewing project that even beginners can complete in hours!

An easy sewing project that even beginners can complete in hours! (Via town-n-country-livin)

DIY Arrow Floor Pouf

DIY Arrow Floor Pouf. Make your own floor pouf, customizing it with simple arrow patterns.

Make your own floor pouf, customizing it with simple arrow patterns. (Via twindragonflydesigns)

DIY Baby Hat Sewing Pattern

DIY Baby Hat Sewing Pattern. Sew a simple, cute hat using fine and delicate fabrics to keep a baby's head warm during the cold winter months.

Sew a simple, cute hat using fine and delicate fabrics to keep a baby’s head warm during the cold winter months. (Via coralandco)

Quilted Tablet Cover with Pocket

Quilted Tablet Cover with Pocket. A custom quilted tablet cover with pocket for your earbuds or charger. Nice sewing pattern idea!

A custom quilted tablet cover with pocket for your earbuds or charger. Nice sewing pattern idea! (Via so-sew-easy)

DIY Sewing Ipad Stand

DIY Sewing Ipad Stand. So cute and pretty and also to sew for beginners! It also makes great handmade given gifts!

So cute and pretty and also to sew for beginners! It also makes great handmade given gifts! (Via mypatchwork)

DIY Make-Up Brush Holder

DIY Make-Up Brush Holder. Create an easy and attractive way to enhance and organize your vanity by crafting a DIY makeup brush holder with fabrics. It is also easy to carry when traverl out.

Create an easy and attractive way to enhance and organize your vanity by crafting a DIY makeup brush holder with fabrics. It is also easy to carry when traverl out.(Via centsationalgirl)

Pocket Pillow Sewing Pattern

Pocket Pillow Sewing Pattern.

“On the Go” Reading Pillow! A cute gift idea… a pocket pillow project for kids. (Via polkadotchair)

Double Zipper Pouch

Double Zipper Pouch. Create a zipper pouch with two zippered sections!

Create a zipper pouch with two zippered sections! (Via sewmodernbags)

Sewing Cozy Pillow Bed

Sewing Cozy Pillow Bed. A great beginner sewing project! Perfect for reading, lounging, movie night, sleepovers and camping!

A great beginner sewing project! Perfect for reading, lounging, movie night, sleepovers and camping! (Via dabblesandbabbles)

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  • Ideas are good, but where are the instructions on how to make, and measurements for projects. I tried drilling down on some of the ideas and nothing happened. Beginners would have no idea on how to make these just from the pictures.

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