PatternPile is a resource for finding practical and fun-to-sew patterns for accessories to wear and use at home. Beginner to intermediate sewing projects for bags, hats, holidays, and household soft goods.
A free sewing tutorial by Sylvain Bergeron for Bernina A simple mesh beach or pool bag (swimming lessons?) that is large enough for a beach towel, some sunscreen, a pair of sunglasses, maybe a phone, and a book. This drawstring mesh beach or pool bag is easy and quick to sew. This bag was constructed with a polyester mesh fabric AND rip stop nylon fabric. An alternative to rip-stop fabric would be canvas, sparkle vinyl, laminated fabric, oilcloth, or any sturdy, durable
A free sewing DIY from Kim Conner of Seven Thirty Three Kim Conner made this large capacity beach towel tote with inside pockets using a 28″ x 60″ beach towel and some nylon webbing for handles. This beach bag is big enough that Kim can carry five towels, water, snacks, cover-ups, her camera, and some sunscreen – and still not fill this bag! You can also insert a zipper into your beach bag with the free video tutorial from Wawak Sewing. This is an easy and economical sewing
Watch this free sewing video that shows us how to sew this great double-pocket wet and dry pouch made with PUL fabric. Store wet or soiled kitchen linens, mama pads, nursing pads, burp pads, wet diapers, wet swimsuits, and more in a wet/dry bag. Archy Strange from BubbleBubs at Etsy takes you from the very first step of this pouch project to the very last. This free tutorial also offers some sewing tips for nice neat zipper ends. These zippered pouches make great sew-and-se
A free sewing video from ArtsAndCrafts4you demonstrating how to easily create and sew a nice nautical beach bag with its own towel and knotted rope handles. This bag is also lovely for beach-combing, boating, and the pool! Fill a beach bag you’ve made with a magazine, sunscreen, flip flops, and a paperback to give as a nice summer gift. Or give a beach bag to a child with sand molds from your local dollar store to make sandcastles, a small bucket, and some shovels for play. S
The brilliant Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl shares her free quilting tutorial for her gorgeous Patriotic Tote Bag. This is a large capacity tote that you can use all summer long to carry and store everything you need for the day. The quilted pinwheels along the top give it a celebratory feel and the bright red and white chevron fabric print across the body of the bag a modern style. Blend the two looks together and you get this wonderful summer bag. The finished Patriotic Tot
A Free Sewing Project by Amber of Crazy Little Projects Sew this fun citrus summer tote bag together for days at the park, pool, or beach. Amber, from Crazy Little Projects shows us how she put her tote together using canvas duck fabric prints in a fresh melon or tangerine color! Like a splash of orange juice on a sunny day! The inclusion of interfacing is optional when you sew with canvas or cotton duck as it is already quite sturdy. If you need a stiffer, or more structur