Little Sewing Projects You Can Do in Your Spare Time

by Merissa on June 19, 2017

in Sewing Projects

Little sewing projects that you can make in less than an hour!

Little Sewing Projects In 1 Hour or Less

Are you looking for new projects to start in sewing, or maybe looking to get started? I wanted to share a list of little sewing projects that can be done in 1 hour or less. These are fun projects that don't take a lot of time to create. ( You may want to start by learning how to sew on a budget. Great tips on how not to break the piggy bank with your hobbies!)

There are so many free sewing patterns and free printable sewing patterns out there, waiting for you to grab them! If you use Pinterest that is a great place to find wonderful tutorials for pretty much anything you want to make as well. You can search things like quick sewing projects, sewing for beginners, just get creative in finding exactly what you want. But for now, enjoy this list of little sewing projects!

Kitchen and Dining Little Sewing Projects

"If you like to keep plastic bags you get at your local stores, then make this fun bag holder. It is very easy to make, and saves a lot of room storing those bags!"

Little House Living: Easy Bag Holder


"Get creative and find the fabric that fits your kitchen and sew up some stunning oven mitts.

Atelier Cherry: Oven Mitts


"This looks like it would be so complicated to make, but it is pretty simple to sew! I love the tiered ruffles, it really adds so much detail to the apron. Would make a wonderful gift for anyone who enjoys spending time in the kitchen."

My 3 Monsters: Tiered Ruffle Apron


"Looking for the perfect placemats and maybe you can't find them at the store! Think about making your own, below is a very easy tutorial on how to create your one-of-a-kind mats!"

Little House Living: Quick and Easy Placemats


Clothing Little Sewing Projects

"Have an old shirt laying around? If so think of creating a fun dress for your child to wear! If you don't have an old shirt think of looking for them at thrift stores or even garage sales."

It's Always Autumn: Upcycle DIY Nightgown


"Have a pair of riding boots you want to spruce up, then check out these boot socks. They can really add a lot to your outfit, and are very quick to make."

Infarrantly Creative: Boot Socks


Baby Little Sewing Projects

"Have a baby on the way or know someone who is expecting? If so think of making this baby sling to carry your baby in when you are trying to get things done around the home!"

Little House Living: Baby Sling


"This is a must for any baby, binky clips can really save you! You don't want your baby to drop their binky onto the floor and then have no way to wash it. This easily fastens to their clothes so you won't lose it!"

Viva Veltoro: DIY Binky Clip


"Looking for a quick and adorable baby quilt, then check out this triangle quilt! Get sewing and have your finished product in an hour or less."

See Kate Sew: 1 Hour Triangle Baby Quilt


Finished Towel Bib

"Wipe away food from your babies mouth with these adorable baby bibs. You use a towel to make them, so they are soft and gentle on your babies skin."

Little House Living: Towel Baby Bib


This and That

"Make this super quick chapstick holder to hook on your keychain. No more digging through your purse to find your chapstick."

Crazy Little Projects: Keychain Chapstick Holder


"These quilted coasters are a really fast and easy project. If you have some scraps leftover from a project, consider using the fabric for coasters. Mix and match prints."

Seasoned Homemaker: Quilted Coasters


"Have little ones, consider making them these adorable pillow beds. Great for movie night or slumber parties!"

It's Always Autumn: Pillow Beds


"Create a memory game for your child to play using fabric pieces. If they get dirty just wash them up!"

Begin with B: Memory Game


"Ever have your favorite pair of sunglasses get scratched and ruined? Well make this simple case to store your glasses in to protect them."

Crazy Little Projects: Sunglasses Case


Ten Minute Table Runner

"Now that you know how to make the ten minute table runner, I'm thinking this would be the perfect way to create a seasonal display for Christmas, Fall, Halloween, Valentines or any special occasion.  It only uses a small amount of fabric and a small amount of your time to create a big impact."

Little House Living: 10 Minute Table Runner


Do you have some favorite little sewing projects that you like to make with very little fabric or very little time?

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1 Victoria @DazzleWhileFrazzled June 22, 2017 at 8:26 pm

All great projects! I should make a sun glass cases to protect my cheapy glasses! Visiting from Funtastic Friday party.

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2 Priscilla June 23, 2017 at 1:57 pm

I just learned how to sew mitered corners today. Now I want to make a set of mix-n-match napkins with small pieces of fabric.

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