Everyone’s Irish on St. Paddy’s Day, so sew these charming St Patrick’s Day decorations to get in on the fun and excitement of the holiday!
St Patrick’s Day Decorations: Your Next Sewing Project
Sew These Cozy Decors and Craft Projects in Time for St. Paddy’s Day
Valentine’s Day is already over, and it’s now time to move on to the next holiday—St. Patrick’s Day! St. Paddy’s Day is fast approaching so I want to share with you these adorable St Patrick’s Day decorations and crafts you can start sewing today!
Time flies so fast, and I want to make sure I get to enjoy sewing projects for every occasion. This St. Patrick’s Day, I made it sure I’ll have a good head start since it’s only a few more weeks away.
I’ve collected the best and easy DIY St Patrick’s Day decorations to get you celebrating your lucky day. I can see you’re excited about decorating your home, and I’m sure you’ll have fun making these lucky crafts.
Adding a splash of green into your home will get you celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in two shakes of a lamb’s tail, so to speak. Check out these St Patricks Day decoration DIY ideas to get started!
1. Lucky Shamrock Coin Bags
St. Patrick’s Day is near and it’s the perfect time to make lucky green treat ideas. This year, you can make these lucky shamrock coin bags for your kids and their friends.
The tutorial is very easy, you can whip this up in a jiffy. You can also customize the design by adding the glittery green leaf.
You and your kids will love it—the real and chocolate coins and other goodies with your kids for sure!
2. Lucky St. Patrick’s Day Pillow Tutorial
Get ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and decorate your home with the Irish feel. This lucky St. Patrick’s Day pillow tutorial would make a great addition to your St. Patrick’s Day decorations.
The tutorial will show you how to create a simple yet adorable pattern for a throw pillow. If you have green fabric scraps from your last sewing projects, you can make use of them on this pillow.
3. St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Table Runner
Give your dining table a decorative makeover with this shamrock table runner for St. Patrick’s Day. The table runner would be great for the holiday feast, especially your charming table decorations.
With six different fabrics, you can design the pattern you like. This table runner could be easy and inexpensive if you don’t mind the time and are all too happy with your creation to care.
4. Felt Shamrocks Tutorial
You can use them as an embellishment for wreaths and other crafts. You can also add a wee bit of this shamrock felt or two to some hair ties and gift them to your kids or wear them yourself!
5. St. Patrick’s Day Easy Hand Towel
This St. Patrick’s Day easy hand towel would make an adorable addition to your kitchen during St. Patrick’s Day. The tutorial is super fast, you can make this pretty towel in no time.
It’s super easy—a simple Dollar Store craft and a fabric scrap project rolled into one. Give a dollar-worth towel a makeover for St. Patrick’s Day with green ribbons and fabric scrap applique.
6. DIY St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Placemats
Give your dishes a decorative place to put on with these St. Patrick’s Day shamrock placemats. To make these shamrock placemats, follow the simple tutorial and pattern to keep it neat and clean.
Take particular notes on serging the edges using a 3-thread overlock and using basting spray on your leaf clover applique for a nice finish. These placemats should be a fun addition to a great holiday family meal.
7. Lucky and Blessed Burlap Banner Tutorial
Make this lucky and blessed burlap banner to show your Irish pride for St. Patrick’s Day. This cute decorative bunting is perfect for the St. Patrick’s Day party celebration.
You can also customize this sewing project and print “Happy St. Patrick’s day”, instead. This would absolutely look great on your front porch or mantle.
8. Lucky Shamrock St Patrick’s Day Wreath
Add charm to your front door with this lucky shamrock St. Patrick’s Day wreath. The tutorial is simple to follow and requires minimal sewing—hand-sewing to be specific.
You only have to sew the leaf clover decor pieces since it’s a burlap wreath with felt leaf clover accent. What can we say? We can’t help making a welcoming wreath different for each holiday.
9. DIY St. Patrick’s Day Favor Bags
Let your kids create their own lucky bag with these St. Patrick’s Day favor bags. They’re quite the same with the lucky shamrock bag you’ve seen above, but the drawstring and use gold glitters for the leaf make it distinctively different.
These bags are also a perfect giveaway or as prizes for the leprechaun treasure hunt. With delicious gold chocolate coins in it, I’m sure anyone would feel lucky with these adorable favor bags.
10. Single Irish Chain Table Quilt
This lovely single Irish chain quilt project is the perfect sewing project if you’re throwing an outdoor party for St. Patrick’s Day. It would make a lovely picnic blanket, or you can use it as a table cover.
If you have quite a stash of green fabric scraps, now is the time to take them out for a quilting challenge. Yes, quilting is a bit challenging but the pattern is so easy, I’m sure you’ll get the hang of it and you’ll love it, too.
11. St. Patrick’s Day Felt Pocket Tissue Holder
I really love these cute St. Patrick’s Day felt pocket tissue holders. The tissue holder tutorial is perfect for beginners, plus it’s both functional and decorative—a truly cool and practical accessory to have handy.
It comes in two designs but it’s easily customizable, you can design it however you want. Only, don’t stray from things Irish and green and still have a little of those on your design.
12. St. Patrick’s Day Table Topper
You’ll love the way this St. Patrick’s Day table topper adds “spring cheer” to your table. The pattern of this table topper looks like a frame with a green thick border.
It is a perfect centerpiece for a square or rectangular table. It’s a foolproof tutorial—you can finish it in less than an hour.
13. Simple Lucky Pillow
Here’s another version of St. Patrick’s Day lucky pillow I’m pretty sure you’ll love. This simple lucky pillow may be for beginners, but everyone would certainly love to sew one or two for their living room.
I sure had fun making this lovely lucky pillow and had so much love for the couple sitting on my sofa. I felt luckier for them, and I’m on the roll to make some more.
14. Scrappy Shamrock
If you have a few more green fabric scraps from the previous holiday sewing projects, you just got luckier. It’s another perfect time to make use of those.
This scrappy shamrock project would make a perfect ornament for your St. Patrick’s Day decorations. Whether in a basket on your countertop or on a bowl as a table centerpiece, they will fit right in.
15. St. Patrick’s Day Mug Rug
I’m sure you’ll pull it off just in time to make a perfect addition to your St. Patrick’s Day decoration. Whatever our choice of drink, you’ll love placing your mug on top of this rug.
16. St. Patrick’s Day Tea Towels
If you’re looking for the simplest St. Patrick’s Day projects without shamrock or Leprechaun applique, you can make this embroidered St. Patrick’s Day tea towel.
Decorating your kitchen with this towel will make everyone know it’s for St. Patrick’s Day even without the iconic symbols. Of course, you have to have hints of green here and there on your design.
17. St. Patrick’s Day Snappy Bags
With all the snow and ice outside, I’m sure you’re already craving for the spring season. These St. Patrick’s Day snappy bags will get yourself ready for the St. Patrick’s Day and feel the spring season at the same time.
Pick a St. Patrick’s-themed fabric that’s sturdy and easy to work with, and may I suggest linen or canvas? You can also work with soft synthetic fabrics and any cheap fabric for interfacing.
You can always adjust the size as you make more of it. These bags make an ideal giveaway for the occasion.
18. Handmade St. Patrick’s Day T-Shirt Patch
Stitch this handmade St. Patrick’s Day T-shirt patch on your kids’ plain T-shirts for their holiday festive get-up. It’s so cute you’re kids will be ready for St. Patrick’s Day in a snap.
It’s also quick and easy to make, you can even let your kids help you. You can make one for yourself, too.
19. Mini Shamrock Banner
If you enjoy making crafts with felts, this mini shamrock banner for St. Patrick’s Day is worth a try. It’s an easy sewing project, you will only need the simple embroidery stitches.
The cute shamrock designs are sure to bring the luck of the Irish to anyone’s home. The tutorial provides easy-to-follow instructions so you can create this banner in an hour or so.
20. Leprechaun Pants Treat Bag
These leprechaun pants treat bags are ideal for St. Patrick’s Day. They’re super cute and so easy to make.
While scrolling the tutorial of these leprechaun pants treat bags, my daughter saw the picture on my screen, and she’s excited to make these, too! I have a feeling these bags would make a pretty whimsical decor in my home.
21. Easy Shamrock Door Decoration
Greet your guest this St. Patrick’s Day by hanging this lucky shamrock decoration on your door. This easy shamrock door decoration is a great alternative for wreaths.
The tutorial will show you how to piece the fabric together to create a simple design. Your friends will give their nod of approval and an inquiry on its creative process.
22. Felt St. Patrick’s Day ‘Pot of Gold’ Plushie
If you’re looking for more green and gold ornaments for your St. Patrick’s Day decorations, you can add this felt St. Patrick’s Day ‘pot of gold’ plushie.
It’s so adorable, fancy, and too cute for words. I have a feeling this ‘pot of gold’ plushie will be a mainstay in your living room for the whole spring season.
23. Shamrock Greenwork Pillow
If you have an old green throw pillow, you can upcycle it into this shamrock green pillow. Before the green holiday and the spring season arrive, make your home feel the cheer of spring with this pillow.
The pillow may look intimidating, but the design is absolutely friendly for beginners. Basic hand sewing, simple machine stitches, and a beginner’s embroidery pattern are all you need.
24. Irish Themed Owl Shamrock
This Irish themed owl shamrock would make an ideal gift for your loved ones. It’s an adorable addition to your green-themed decoration.
You can recreate this design by following a similar owl pillow tutorial.
25. St. Patrick’s Day Little Blessings Shabby Fabrics Quilt
This St. Patrick’s Day little blessing Shabby Fabrics quilt patterns will give a smile to anyone’s face. It’s another sewing project that’s quick and easy to make.
The perfect decoration to hang on your wall or your door. You can also gift this as a gift for a special friend.
26. Faux Boys’ Tie
Have fun with a little mischief over this faux boys’ tie on St. Paddy’s Day. It’s properly adorable, I’m making a pair myself for the boys.
27. Lucky Leg Warmers
It can get chilly still outdoors in many areas on St. Patrick’s, so this sewing project couldn’t be any more perfect for your little ones. Get some women’s knee socks (preferably green striped knee socks) and take it away with this super easy tutorial.
Quilt projects for St. Patrick’s Day decorations are also fun to make. You can watch this video from Missouri star quilt company for St. Patrick’s Day quilting projects:
These easy sewing projects will put a smile on everyone’s face as they celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. It’s always fun to decorate, dress up, or throw a theme party that will bring the luck of the Irish to our homes.
These St. Patrick’s Day home decorations are the perfect crafts to whip up a little luck for the St. Paddy’s Day celebration. Enjoy!
Which project for St. Patrick’s Day decoration do you want to make first? Let us know by leaving your comment below! Looking for easy sewing projects for beginners? Check these easy and amazing sewing projects for beginners!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.