The Short List: 7 How to Sew Shorts You’ll Love


Wearing shorts is one of my top five favorite fashion choices for the summer. I love being able to feel the sun and the air on my legs without all the extra responsibility of a skirt. I don’t have to worry about wind or crossing my legs just right. I can just enjoy the summer […]

Citrus Sweet: Build Your Color Confidence

Citrus Sweet: Build Your Color Confidence

Freshly cut grass, saltwater, and sunscreen are just a few of the scents of summer. Even better than the scents, though, are tastes. When I’m on the beach, I like to enjoy a tall glass of freshly squeezed lemonade. Even if you don’t have a chance to lounge around in the sun, you can get […]

8 4th of July Sewing Projects You Should Probably Make

4th of July Sewing Projects You Should Probably Make

Where did the time ago? It feels like a minute ago we were putting up our Christmas trees and now we’re already celebrating the 4th of July. Is it time travel? Witchcraft? No, just life. As many of our faithful fans and friends know, at AllFreeSewing we’re all about celebrating the holidays with the help […]

Ahoy, Sailor! Simple Quilt Patterns for the High Seas


Nothing says “summer” like a day on the high seas. Forget beach vacations: we’re talking cruise ships, motorboats, even a fishing dinghy. Quilters are always looking for simple quilt patterns that suit their interests, and for all the sailors out there, your time has come. Today, FaveQuilts is honoring everyone who would rather get sea […]

On the Road Again: The Best Crafts to Sew for Traveling

Car Book Holder DIY

With summer coming to a close, it’s time to squeeze in those last trips and vacations. As a college student, the summer before my senior year of high school was an important travel time for me because it was when I visited various universities. No matter where you’re traveling, it’s always good to be prepared. […]

Sewn Retro Vintage Dress Patterns to Die For

Vintage Dress Patterns

Ok, maybe you don’t want to die for these patterns, after all, in the expanse of time they haven’t. AllFreeSewing has noticed that classic patterns outlive any hot trend we see. What is it about timeless patterns that always draws our attention? Just like you, many of us here at AllFreeSewing can’t help but ohh […]

The Top Five Sweetest Summer Dresses to Sew

Super Easy Summer Dress

If you’re like me, you check the weather multiple times everyday. I check it when I wake up, and I check it less than an hour later before I get dressed and leave for class or work. And I most certainly do not go to sleep without checking tomorrow’s weather at least once. This probably […]

The Nautical List: This Summer’s Best Nautical Crafts to Sew

Sailor Dress

With winter comes the Naughty and Nice Lists, and with summer comes The Nautical List. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the waves are crashing, and it’s time for everyone to take to the seven seas. Okay, so maybe not everyone. But even if you won’t be boarding the S.S. Summer Sailor, you […]

Fun in the Sun! Summer Sewing Projects & Must Makes


Summer is almost here and with the arrival of the new season it’s time to prep for pool parties and beach days. Finally we can do away with the heavy winter coats and scarves and shift focus to bathing suits, beach totes and toys. Whether you’re looking to create summer sewing projects for the kids […]

Cinema Saturdays: How to Make a Baby Sun Hat

Now that summer is in full swing, you are probably spending as much time as you can outside with your little ones. Days at the pool or beach are fun, but spending all day in the sun can be harmful for your toddler. Protect your little bundle of joy from the harmful rays of the […]