Make room for these inspiring 4th of July sewing projects in time for the Independence Day festivities. Much like Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Halloween, the holiday is better appreciated with on-theme decor and costumes. This list of 4th of July fabric crafts is just what you need to decorate or wear for patriotic flair. Feel the spirit of July Fourth with 4th of July sewing projects you proudly made!
4th of July Sewing Projects You'll Be Proud To DIY!
1. Easy Bandana DIY Table Runner
Make an instant 4th of July table runner from bandanas in as fast as a couple of minutes. If you have pieces of white, red, and blue bandanas, you can make a new table runner right on the big day. You can be a sewing hero in time to save the festivities of the day!
2. Fun & Easy 4th Of July Napkin Rings
Jazz up your dining table with this vibrant set of DIY napkin rings! With a few pieces of felt, you can create a lot of napkin rings! You may want to replace the buttons with other material, just make sure you stick with 4th of July colors!
3. DIY Kitchen Towel
Don't spare even your kitchen from a 4th of July dress up. Make DIY kitchen towels to make you feel the spirit of the holiday in every corner of the house. A simple red, white, and blue kitchen towel can make a difference!
4. DIY Flag Outfits
For last-minute 4th of July outfits, give this DIY Flag shirt a go! You can temporarily do a no-sew or you can sew the ribbons if you want it long-lasting. For a Mom and baby girl flag shirt, add bows and ribbons for a cute mom and daughter matching outfit. Leave off the ribbons and bows for Daddy and son.
5. Little Girl's DIY Cute Headband
You can match this cute headband fabric craft to your 4th of July OOTD. This headband may seem intricate but don't be intimidated by the looks of it. It's easy as pie! We're pretty sure your little daughter will love to strut around in this fancy headband!
6. Baby's Fab July 4th-Inspired Tutu Skirt
Your little baby may not make it to the big parade, but she can parade around the yard. Make this easy 4th of July American flag-inspired tutu skirt for your little cutie! You'll hear some oohs and ahhs from doting guests for sure.
7. Patriotic DIY Pillow Case
You'll love how these pillows would look on your porch or outdoor furniture in time for your 4th of July BBQ. The colors definitely scream USA on the 4th of July! This needs more of your gathering skills. If you don't know how to gather fabric yet, we have an easy how-to here.
8. DIY Independence Day-Inspired Bag
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Tote bags are fun and easy sewing projects for summer. For the 4th of July, make one in honor of the occasion. This tote bag sewing project will put your quilting skills to the test. For a basic quilting tutorial, you may click here.
9. Adorable DIY Dress For 4th Of July
We just can't help dressing up for the 4th of July holidays. This year, take on this adorable dress project for your girls. It's an easy-sew pillowcase dress in a red, white, and blue color combination. It will be awesome to see your girls in matching pretty and frilly 4th of July-themed dresses.
10. 4th of July Ribbon-Made Fireworks Shirt
This is why we sewing buffs never throw sewing scraps away. You never know when they will come in handy. Just like this selection of ribbon pieces! Put all those ribbons to good use by making a unique fireworks design on a plain tee. Who would think this rocking piece is only made from sewing scraps?
11. DIY Festive Star Bunting
For a 4th of July take on a garland for the mantel, this DIY festive star bunting couldn't be more perfect. If you have white, red, and blue fabric scraps, put them to good use now. What's best about this craft is you can reuse it next year, since it's sturdier than paper bunting.
Make this 4th of July-inspired tank top to keep cool on the big busy day. Learn how to in this video from Rachel Dixon:
From 4th of July table centerpieces to homemade 4th of July decorations, you shouldn't miss out on these sewing projects. The spirit of the holiday is definitely in the air with 4th of July! You still have time to pull off any of these 4th of July sewing projects, so head for your sewing room now!
Which among these 4th of July sewing projects will make it to the big day? Tell us your plans for them in the comments section below!
Editor’s Note – This article was originally posted on June 28, 2016, and has since been updated for quality and relevancy.