Need some ideas of where to start or what to make next the at Sewing Class? Check out the following projects!
Beginner: Good First Project!
Next Step Beginner: Good first project for an adult or next project for a child
Advanced Beginner: A few projects under your belt and ready for some new techniques
Roll It Up Pillowcase (Beginner)
Finished size is 20×30″, fits a standard-size bed pillow.
Materials for one Pillowcase
3/8 yard fabric for band
7/8 yard fabric for pillowcase body
(optional) 1.5 yards lace, piping, other trim
Sewing an accurate seam allowance
Applique Tote Bag (Next Step Beginner)
This lined tote bag measures 13″ long and 12″ wide. It’s perfect for a library bag, teachers gift, trick or treat bag or everyday tote. Applique and trim are optional, but good skill builders!
1/2 yard Exterior Fabric
1/2 yard Lining (inside) Fabric
1/2 yard Fusible Fleece (45″ wide)
1-2 yards Webbing (1″ – 1.5″ wide)
1/2 yard trim (rickrack, etc.) optional
Steam-a-Seam 2 lite (piece large enough for desired applique)
Reverse image line drawing of desired applique
Fusible, Machine Sewn Applique (optional)
Applying trim (optional)
Working with Fusible Interfacing
Making bag lining