Free Sewing Patterns

Modern Sewing Projects from Your Favorite Designers

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This is a collection of free sewing patterns that have been written by professional pattern and fabric designers or bloggers who really know what they're doing. They'll provide you with the confidence you need to start your next sewing project.

There's a little bit of every type of sewing pattern in here including clothing for women, men, and kids, fun accessories like bags and scarves, items for the home, holiday items, and some quilt patterns.

Each pattern download includes full color photos, written directions, a material lists, cutting directions, and pattern pieces. Since they are written by professionals, you know that these sewing patterns are going to turn out great.

If you're looking for more free patterns to help you create, check out these free woodworking patterns and free printables for recipe cards, calendars for your homecanning jar labels, and free vintage labels.

  • 01 of 06

    Free Sewing Patterns from Robert Kaufman Fabrics

    A woman holding two homemade bags

     Robert Kaufman

    Robert Kaufman has 900+ free sewing patterns available that famous pattern designers and sewing bloggers have created using his fabric. Though these are meant to show of Robert Kaufman fabric, you can download them and use them to create your next project in any fabric you like.

    You'll find patterns for quilts, pillows, table runners, duvet covers, bags, purses, floor cushions, baby clothes, baskets, napkins, Christmas tree skirts, backpacks, placemats, hats, women's clothing, and much more.

    You can sort the patterns by type, style, size, and skill level or enter a search term to find your next project.

  • 02 of 06

    Purl Soho's Free Sewing Patterns

    The back of a cross-back apron

    Purl Soho 

    Purl Soho has a great collection of modern sewing projects that include napkins, pouches, wraps, bags, quilts, skirts, shorts, necklaces, hats, aprons, stockings, tops, kids' clothes, slippers, garland, softies, ornaments, and hundreds more.

    These aren't just patterns either, they are full tutorials with color photos and downloadable pattern pieces.

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    Art Gallery's Free Sewing Patterns

    A pillow cushion sewing pattern

     Art Gallery Fabrics

    You'll find page after page of free sewing patterns from Art Gallery Fabrics. The free sewing patterns include bags, table runners, backpacks, clutches, totes, pillows, placemats, dresses, book covers, skirts, sleep masks, caftans, coaster, scarves, and sewing kits.

    Art Gallery also has a huge selection of free quilt projects in just about every design imaginable.

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    Free Sewing Patterns from Amy Butler Design

    A free yoga bag pattern from Amy Butler

     Amy Butler

    You'll find some really fun and colorful free sewing projects from the fabric and pattern designer Amy Butler.

    There are free patterns for quilts, pillows, picnic blankets, jeans, wall art, duvet covers, yoga bags, clutches, scarves, and even necklaces.

    The free Amy Butler sewing patterns are downloaded as a PDF file and contain instructions as well as pattern pieces.

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    Craftsy's Free Sewing Patterns

    A fabric basket holding sewing supplies.
    Craftsy

    Craftsy is traditionally a website where you can purchase online classes, kits, and supplies but they have a library of over 2,000 free sewing patterns with no purchase required.

    You can filter the patterns by skill level, technique, recipient, type of clothing, type of accessories, kind of home sewing project, and type of toy pattern. This makes it easy to find the pattern you're looking for.

    Each pattern has a skill level attached to it so you know exactly if it's one you should try. The download the pattern includes finished dimensions, a description, materials list, cutting directions, sewing directions, pattern pieces, and tips.

    You can also view other people's finished projects and read comments from other sewists and the designer. 

    Note: You'll need to create an account at Crafsty to download their free sewing patterns but it is free to do so.

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    Mood's Free Sewing Patterns

    A woman wearing a sewn dress in a garden

     Mood

    Mood has 13 pages full of free sewing patterns that mainly features clothing for women. There are jackets, skirts, dresses, and pants just to name a few. They run from casual to professional and many can be dressed up or down depending on what look you are going for.

    You'll need to sign up with your name and email to download these free sewing patterns. You'll be emailed a full PDF pattern with all the pattern pieces and you can refer back to their blog posts on how to construct the garments.