Summer Sewing Trends: The Projects We Know You Love & More


Every season brings a new round of sewing trends. This summer, we’re seeing tons of fabric baskets and fabric flowers popping up. We can’t blame you for loving these simple ideas. Not only are they easy and fun to make, they’re totally useful. We can all use the extra storage and organization these handy fabric baskets and boxes offer. And who doesn’t love easy fabric flower patterns? Embellish any of your otherwise ordinary clothing items with them or even attach them to head pieces to create a stylish hair accessory.

All of the ideas found on AllFreeSewing are chosen with the readers in mind. We’ve already featured some of these projects in our newsletter, Sewing It Up and since we’ve seen such a positive response, we know you’ll enjoy other similar ideas.


Fabric Baskets and Boxes

Denim Fabric Basket Tutorial: Use all those outgrown jeans to create these handy supply basket. You’ll learn how to make a fabric basket which you can use to organize almost anything! It’s a great refashioning project that’s really useful.

French Desk Set Basket Liner: Instead of letting magazines and table books clutter your home, make this lovely fabric basket and neatly organize your reading materials and other belongings. Once you know how to make a basket lining you can redecorate all of your baskets.

If you like these basket ideas, you’re going to love:


Easy Fabric Flower Patterns

Fabric Flower Tutorial: Use this tutorial to create lovely Daffodils that will brighten up your living space. Learn how to make fabric flowers with this step by step project. They’re cute and cheerful!


How to Make a Gathered Fabric Flower: It’s easier than ever to make your own fabric flowers with this tutorial. Make fabric flowers for your hair, your clothes, or just to have around the house.


For even more free fabric flower patterns, check out these other ideas:



What’s your favorite sewing trend this summer?





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