12 Fast Sewing Projects

Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in Sewing | Comments


No time to for sewing? Need a quick gift for a party that starts in an hour?

Here are 12 patterns for fast sewing projects:

Woman in Sunglasses Modeling Blue Garment Against Tree

Photo via Fast & Fun Patterns

Fast & Fun Circle Jacket:

Looking for a last-minute wardrobe update? This circle jacket is flattering on all body types and is the perfect pattern for any drapey fabrics in your stash. Get the pattern.

Hands Shaping Heart and Modeling Houndstooth Fingerless Gloves

Photo via StudioCherie

Fast Fingerless Mitts:

Upcycle your shrunken and worn sweaters into fingerless mitts. They are guaranteed to keep your wrists warm while keeping your fingers free. Get the pattern.

Linen Fabric Bowls Containing Odds and Ends

Photo via Lena’s Patterns

Linen Fabric Bowls:

These bowls have dozens of uses! They’d be perfect for organizing your jewelry or just as decor. They can be made in two sizes. Get the pattern.

Woman Modeling Vest on Beach

Photo via Fast & Fun Patterns

Flip Over Vest:

I love a garment that can worn more than one way. This vest can be worn with a cowl-neck or folded back. There’s only one seam, and if you use boiled wool or fleece, you can also avoid finishing the edges. Get the pattern.

Colorful Crayon Holder Holding Colorful Crayons

Photo via Little Lizard King

Crayon Roll:

This handy little roll keeps crayons organized for on-the-go coloring. Customize it in your little Picasso’s favorite colors and patterns. Get the pattern.

Patriotic Pennant Bunting Hanging on Patio with Plants

Photo via Happy Dance Quilting

Patriotic Pennant Bunting:

Are you tired of the bunting trend yet? I’m not! They are so fast to whip up, you can make one for every holiday and party. Get the pattern.

Checkered Hanging Dishtowel with Red Quilt Top

Photo via The TipToe Fairy

Hanging Dish Towels:

This pattern will help you keep your dish towels right where you need them. They also make a great housewarming gift. Get the pattern.

Colorful Holder with Ribbons, Knitting Needles Tucked Inside

Photo via In the Fold

Knitting Needle Wrap:

If you’re a knitter, you know how important it is to keep your needles organized so you can find them when you need them. This super fast pattern will show you how to make a wrap for your double-pointed needles. Get the pattern.

Tea Holders Closed and Open with Tea Inside

Photo via Kindred Quilters

Tea Time Travels:

If you’re the type that likes to enjoy your tea on the go, this pattern is for you. Whip up a caddy to keep your tea bags neat and organized in your purse. Get the pattern.

Little Girl Modeling Colorful Pants with Ruffle on Bottom

Photo via Green Patterns

Ruffle Pants:

Sewing for kids is always fun. And every little girl deserves something with ruffles! These pants are fast to sew and can be made in sizes 2t-12. Get the pattern.

Mannequin Modeling Black Shirt, Colorful Skirt and Red Beads

Photo via Green Patterns 

Easiest Girls Skirt You’ll Ever Sew:

This skirt lives up to its name and will come together in under 20 minutes. How’s that for fast? It can be made in cotton fabrics for spring or heavier denim and corduroy for the cooler months. Get the pattern.

Little Girl Modeling Colorful Outfit

Photo via SquigglyTwigs Designs

Quick Pants:

One pattern gives you the option to make shorts, capris, pants or PJs for kiddos from 6 months up to a size 10. Add a ruffle or contrasting cuff for extra personality. Get the pattern.

Looking to speed up your sewing even more? Try the Craftsy class Sew Better, Sew Faster: Garment Industry Secrets to learn tricks of the trade!

What’s your favorite fast sewing project? Will you stitch any of these up this weekend?

Comments

  1. Sue Henry says:

    Great and fun patterns! I’m exited to try these out!