Picking up a needle for the first time can be intimidating. I'm here to let you know that sewing isn't all that difficult, and with a few stitches you can make some great styles. Here are some easy sewing projects for the first-timers out there.
Recycle a pillowcase to make a sweet skirt. This is the easiest skirt to make because it's practically already made for you. The top of the pillowcase already has a drawstring casing and the sides are already sewn.
This popular bag is made from the booty of a pair of jeans. Known as the ‘booty bag’, it already comes with lots of pockets to hold just about everything. This is a great way to recycle old pants or shorts into something new and chic. Follow these simple directions to make your own ‘booty bag’.
Anime hats are cute ways to keep your head warm. There are so many different faces and expressions to make, your hat is sure to look original.
An old wool sweater is a terrible thing to waste. Why not turn it into a pair of mittens you can design any way you want? Find out how to make a cozy pair of mittens in a snap.
Socks get holes in them all the time. They also have a great ability to lose their match. Making a wristband puts these lone and torn socks to good use.
How do you make a halter top? Just take your t-shirt to a daring new level. This halter top gives your shirt a more feminine shape, and only takes a few minutes to complete.
There are so many cute cloth placemats at the thrift store that don't quite complete a full set. Put these to good use. Making a purse out of a placemat takes just a few minutes.
These capri’s are so simple to make, you may never buy another pair. Minimal sewing experience is required for this project.
You don't need stitching skills to make these fun and easy fashions. Turn a T-shirt into a tank top, craft cozy wrap, make fingerless gloves from a pair of sleeves and more.