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 list, 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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    Free Sewing Patterns From Robert Kaufman Fabrics

    A woman holding two homemade bags

    Robert Kaufman

    Robert Kaufman has 1,700+ free sewing patterns available that famous pattern designers and sewing bloggers have created using his fabric. Though these are meant to show off 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.

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    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. These are some gorgeous pieces designed by some talented designers and you won't want to miss out on them.

    If you're crafty besides sewing, Purl Soho also has free patterns and tutorials for crochet, embroidery, weaving, and more.

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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, coasters, scarves, and sewing kits. There are so many projects here that you won't be able to deliver your eyes. These sewing patterns are for the beginner all the way up to the advanced. Art Gallery also has a huge selection of free quilt projects in just about every design imaginable.

    To download any of these free patterns, just click on the thumbnail to open the PDF file that includes the instructions and pattern.

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    Mood's Free Sewing Patterns

    A woman wearing a sewn dress in a garden


    Mood has 57 pages full of free sewing patterns that mainly feature clothing for women. There are jackets, skirts, dresses, pants, and lingerie 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. You can share the pieces you've made on social media and get a chance to have your creation featured on their website.

    Are you a beginner? Mood has set aside some of their basic sewing patterns so beginners can start with something basic. There are pants, dresses, shirts, coats, tops, leggings, tanks, and a lot of other beginner-friendly projects.