One big upside to learning how to sew is that you can create all kinds of useful things. DIY sewing projects are excellent ways to hone your skills and make awesome things in the process.
Here, we’ve found 10 DIY sewing projects that you can do to beautify your home. These are fairly easy sewing projects and those that you'll want to make time and time again.
Sturdy Fabric Basket
These handmade baskets are and easy to make and the original size is fat quarter friendly (the largest piece you need is 17×15 so pull out those big scraps)! They are made sturdy with a layer of Peltex, but can also be made soft using fusible fleece or batting. You could even very easily sew this entire project by hand with no problem.
Sewing your own curtains is not rocket science. You can easily make dozens of these in a variety of fabrics, colors and lengths!
Via Two Twenty One
Time for a new quick and easy, no-fail beginner sewing project you can make really fast. round felt coasters with just the easiest applique to sew. An eye-catcher at any party, and a perfect homemade present!
Bursting Buds Table Runner
Delve into your scrap tub and put those hoarded little treasures to good use.
This Bursting Buds Quilted Table Runner is a fun afternoon project and will add a burst of color to your home.
Wall Pocket Organizer
The pockets are roomy, and will even fit letter-sized pages to help you organize whatever you’d like! Using a heavy duck canvas fabric helps to create a sturdy organizer without the need for interfacing.
Via Sew Much Ado
Land of Nod-Inspired Shower Curtain
Give a plain white shower curtain a colorful and whimsical twist by sewing on colorful circles. Perfect for the kid in you or your actual kids!
Via Beckham + Belle
Bedside Pockets Organizer
This organizer is 41” wide and has 5 pockets. The pockets are all 10” tall – 3 of them are 10” wide and 2 are 5” wide. You can sew it with all one fabric or mix it up with different fabrics for each pocket.
Via Sew Can She
Color-Block Throw Pillows
Throw pillows are annoyingly expensive, so why not sew some of your own. A variety of color-block sewing patterns could be a fun way to bring in lots of colors that can tie in with the colors you already have in your room.
Arm Chair Remote Holder
With this easy-to-sew remote caddy, you'll never lose your remote control again! By choosing a fabric that complements your home decor, you can make an armchair remote holder that is both functional and aesthetically modern. So, stop digging around in the chair cushions and simplify your life with this armchair remote holder DIY.
With a small piece of fabric and a few plastic bags, you’ll be able to sew together a simple way to save energy and money this winter.
Did you like any of these DIY sewing projects for your home? Pick out your favorite sewing pattern and start today!