Let the bright colors of spring season inspire you to sew easy spring sewing projects. From spring accessories to clothing, I’ve some fresh ideas you can make for your family and friends. Enjoy Reading!
Inspiring Spring Sewing Projects for Beginners
Spring, for me, is the perfect time to decorate my home with bright and cheerful colors. When the spring arrives, my fingers are itching to sew and play with all the bright colored fabric. There are so many sewing projects to choose from and most of them don’t even require major sewing skills. So, dust off your sewing machine and let’s get some of these spring sewing projects rolling!
1. Envelope Pillow Tutorial
Spruce up your home a fresh spring style with this envelope pillow tutorial. This project will simply sew an envelope type of pillow case. It is easier to cut the fabric in one piece, then overlap the two ends for your opening before you sew the side seams.
2. Strawberry Pillows
This strawberry pillow tutorial is a perfect project for beginners! Making this kind of pillow might look intimidating. But, looks can be very deceiving! All you need to do to make the berry is to cut 2 pieces of fabric in equilateral triangle shapes, then sew all the side seams of these 2 fabrics to come up with one strawberry pillow.
3. Raindrop Softie Sewing Pattern
To make this raindrop softie, choose a rainbow fabric of any prints you like. The key here to make the perfect shape of the raindrop is to cut the fabric into 6 pieces.
4. Tassel Pillow Tutorial
Learn how to make colorful tassels on this tassel pillow tutorial. Using your colorful yarns, all you need to do is fold and knot the tassel. Once you finish all the tassels you need, sew them up on the right side of the pillow case.
Tip: Make sure to mark the distance of the tassels before you start sewing them.
5. Stylish Cat Bed
Instead of buying expensive pet beds, try this stylish cat bed for your super adorable pet. Choose a floral textile pattern fabric to match your spring home decor. Cut out two pieces of fabric (square or triangle, your choice). With the right sides together, lay them flat and then sew up the 3 sides only. Insert the loft batting and sew to close the last side.
6. Spring Placemats
Jazz up your family table with these gorgeous spring placemats. Cut two pieces of fabric into rectangles and overlap them facing the wrong sides together, then top stitch around the edges using a curve or zigzag stitch.
Tips: Top stitch using a curve or zigzag stitch to add style to your table set-up
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7. Spring Napkins
Spring is the perfect time to adorn our tables with bright and festive colorful napkins. These spring napkins are a great way to have a classy dinner at home. Use colorful fabric and ric rac ribbons. Use as many pins as needed so the ric rac would accurately line up at the edge.
8. Vintage Dresden Potholder Pattern
Add a touch of class to your kitchen with this vintage Dresden potholder pattern. Use fabric scraps to make the Dresden plate quilt. To make the dresden, you need to cut 12 pieces of fabric scraps, pentagon shape.
9. Vintage Inspired Spring Apron
Baking for spring holidays can be messy. Keep your spring outfit clean with this vintage-inspired spring apron! To make your pleats look neat, press the folds before you sew. For the raffles, gather the fabric before you sew them to the apron.
10. Reversible Placemats
If you are hosting a party this spring, these reversible placemats are perfect for you. Cut two pieces of fabric for front and back. Facing right sides together, sew around the edges and turn right side out. Top stitch with 1/4 inch space from the edge.
11. Spring Ribbons and Bows Table Runner
This spring ribbons and bows table runner is made from bright and stylish ribbons, fabrics, batting, and binding. This easy sewing project will complement all occasions in spring. Once done with the cutting of the fabric and sewing the seams, lay the ribbons on top of the fabric and pin them in place. Sew along the side of the ribbon with a straight stitch.
12. Apple Coasters
If you’re looking for great sewing crafts you can make with your kids, these apple coasters are perfect! Trace the pattern on the felts and cut out the shapes. Arrange the shapes to make the apple, pin them together, and sew with small running stitch.
13. Spring Kitchen Linens
These spring kitchen linens are so simple, but will certainly add some cheer to your kitchen this spring. You will only need a linen fabric and some of your fabric scraps. To make the bunny applique, find an image you like on google and use it as your pattern.
14. Easy Sew Easter Tote Bag
Easter is just around the corner, and this easy sew easter tote bag is the perfect sewing project to tote the Easter eggs you found. Make the pattern pieces and use crafting scissors when you cut the appliques. A polyester weave is the best fabric to use for this bag.
15. Block Zipper Pouch Tutorial
This block zipper pouch is one of the most versatile sewing projects around. Draw the pattern, put the pieces in order, and start sewing them one at a time.
Tip: Sew the block zipper first before you start with the sides. This is a lot easier.
16. Simple Felt Tote Bag
This simple felt tote bag tutorial requires the basic sewing stitches only: running and blanket stitch. Using a contrasting thread makes the bag look nicer.
17. Mini Messenger Bag Tutorial
This mini messenger bag consists of 3 pattern pieces: the front, back, and flap. Each piece should have 2 pieces cut out fabric. Before sewing the bag, make the bag strap first.
18. Handmade Bunny Purse
Make this handmade bunny purse for your kids to carry their Easter treats. For this project, you need the gray linen fabric, printed cotton fabric, fusible interfacing, and fusible fleece. Let your kids trace the pattern on the fabric and draw the bunny face.
19. Drawstring Bandanna Tote Bags
These drawstring bandanna tote bags are so easy to make. Just fold the top of the bandanna, about 1 and a half inch, to make the casing for your string.
20. Plush Flower Pots
Create an inviting atmosphere for spring with these plush flower pots. To make the flowers, you need to cut out small circles of fabric, hand stitch around the edge to make a small pouch and fill with fiber. When you finish all you need, assemble the stuffed circles by joining them up to form into a flower.
21. Bunny Bags Tutorial
When I came across these bunny bags, I got really excited to make it. You can either download the ear template or make your own. It is ideal you use 2 different fabrics for this bag. One for the outer fabric and one for the inner fabric.
22. Easy 10-Minute Garden Gloves
Spring is gardening season, and this easy 10-minute garden glove is a perfect companion while you work in your garden. Cut the sleeve of your old sweater and turn it inside out. Trace your hand using a fabric marking pen and sew the pattern along the line. Trim the gloves, turn inside out, and you’re ready for gardening.
23. Fabric Flower Carrier
This fabric flower carrier needs two wooden dowels with equal lengths to hold the fabric carrier. You can also make this project a reversible carrier. So, it is imperative to use 2 different fabrics. Using the leather piece can be optional.
24. Citrus Pincushion Tutorial
This citrus pincushion is also a great stash buster sewing project. Print the free template and trace it on your fabric. Cut out triangles of white felt fabric (as citrus slices) and sew them on the main body. Stuffed with lightweight fabric scraps to make the citrus pincushion.
25. Needle Keepers
This needle keeper is the best tool for keeping your sewing needle safe and organized. To make one, cut out two rectangular pieces of fabric and fold them in half. Blanket stitch around the edge and embellish with flowers.
26. Scrappy Spring Skirt
This scrappy spring skirt is definitely a pretty skirt made out of fabric scraps. It is vital that you have enough pieces of scrap fabrics. Take note that the fabrics don’t have to be cut into the same size. You can have strips, squares, and rectangles too. This is the best sewing project to clean out your scrap basket.
27. Baby Bonnet
Make this cute baby bonnet to protect the little ones from the direct heat of the sun. To make this baby bonnet, you need a lining fabric, an outer fabric, and a ribbon. When you sew all the seams together, leave the top open to make the casing for the back ribbon.
28. Easy Baby Blanket
If you’re having the newest addition to your family this spring, make this cute easy baby blanket. Use fabric scraps and cut out squares to form a large piece of fabric and sew them together.
29. Spring Baby Dress Pattern
If you want to sew a new spring dress for your little princess, this spring baby dress pattern would be perfect. This dress is designed for babies from 6 to 9 months. Download the pattern and complete the fabric pieces. Sewing the sleeves and neckline is pretty easy because all you need to do is gather these parts using an elastic. To make this dress stand out, embellish it with a fabric flower.
30. Fabric Easter Basket
This fabric easter basket is another great scrap buster project. This is an easy sewing project, but it requires patience to ravel the fabric around the piping, then hand stitch the coil to assemble the basket.
31. Easy 15-Minute Spring Skirt Tutorial
This pretty 15-minute spring skirt is a spring project all newbies will love. Cut the fabric into 2 pieces of rectangles, mark your measurement on the fabric, then sew the side seams. Use a serger to finish your seams. This would make a sweet addition to your spring wardrobe.
32. High-Waisted Sash Skirt Tutorial
This high-waisted sash skirt absolutely adorable! This is super easy if you already know how to gather the fabric. This skirt looks like it was made by a pro if you sew invisible zipper at the back. Make another strip of fabric for the sash.
33. Patchwork Travel Neck Pillow
If you have a friend or loved one who’s going on a trip this spring, you can make them this patchwork travel neck pillow. Recycle your fabric scraps to sew this neck pillow. First, you need to make a template of the pillow by cutting out a letter ‘C’. Then, lay the cut out square fabrics on the template, and use pins to connect each piece. Once you have completed the template, sew the pieces up.
For more easy spring sewing projects, you can watch this video from Melanie Ham:
Enjoy the spring season with bright colors and fun activities with these simple sewing projects. Let the emerging warmth inspire you to choose the perfect spring sewing projects you can make for yourself and loved ones. Your kids are sure to enjoy these fun crafts for spring! Enjoy… 🙂
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