The 10 Best Beginner Sewing Tutorials

Are you a sewing beginner? Do you have only the vaguest idea of what a bobbin is or how to tie a knot that won't come undone the second you've finished tying it? So these10 Beginner Sewing Tutorials are for you!

1. Apron

This pattern has only four pieces, three if you cheat and buy bias tape for the tie. Really, it is crazy-easy to make.

2. Placemats

You can also make cocktail napkins or fabric coasters using the same method. These also are a great gift idea for a friend, family member, host or hostess . . .

3. Hair Scrunchies

These scrunchies are especially “scrunched” – and especially adorable – not to mention, they are huge. You'll love them.

4. Hanging Dish Towel

With Mother’s Day and Teacher Appreciation Day right around the corner, you can whip up these colorful kitchen towels for all those worthy women.
Not only are they useful, but they can match the decor of your recipient by choosing your own fabric!

5. Toiletry Bag

Who doesn't need an extra large bag to hold their makeup, lotions, shampoos and other essentials?

6. Reversible Headbands

This is a great project for fabric scraps! Supplies: Fabric scraps (about 18″ long), elastic (about 6 inches of 1/2″ width), fusible interfacing.

7. Pillow Cases

Making pillowcases are fun, fast, and very easy to do. It’s a great project for beginners and kids!

8. Gift Card Holder

They're light enough to grab and go and compact enough to slide in your back pocket. They're also great way to personalize giving a gift card.

9. Purse

If you are not a pro at sewing and you like to dabble in textiles and crafting, than by all means, please enjoy this simple little project.

10. Throw Pillows

Sewing, cutting, packaging, printing - all these skills you'll need for this pillow project!