Free Sewing Patterns from Designers

Free Modern Sewing Projects from Your Favorite Designers

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...MORE 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.

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    A woman holding a bag.
    Robert Kaufman

    Robert Kaufman has 600+ 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, place mats, hats, women's clothing, and much, much more.

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    An apron with wooden spoons in the pocket.
    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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    A woman wearing a skirt.
    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, place mats, 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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    A woman wearing a top she sewed.
    Sew Mama Sew

    Sew Mama Sew is a wonderful sewing blog and they have an archive of over 700 free sewing patterns.

    You can sort the sewing patterns by tags so you can get the projects that you're interested in. These include sewing projects for the home, kids, women, holidays, and more.

    Many pattern designers promote their upcmoning sewing books by releasing free patterns here.

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    Screen shot by Stacy Fisher

    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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    A fabric basket holding sewing supplies.

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

    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.