Organizing is fun when you have cute handmade accessories to help you! Check out these 21 free sewing projects with easy patterns and tutorials to help you organize your home.
You can easily keep your sewing and crafting supplies clean, neat and organized with these quick and easy projects, come see!
10″ Easy Peasy Baskets made with 10″ fabric squares
Sew an easy basket with 10 inch squares. This leftover layer cake sewing project uses pre-cut fabrics and is quick and easy to sew. Another wonderful thing about this basket is that it is also reversible. This sewing pattern is ideal for sewing beginners.
Miracle Caddy that holds everything
The Miracle Caddy will be the miracle of your messy craft room. It's a versatile organizer that also makes it easy to take all your supplies on the go. This free sewing pattern has dividers of different sizes to better organize your things. This cart has 10 pockets all around, making it ideal for teachers as well.
Free Tutorial to Easily Organize Pegboard Basket
Easily find all kinds of materials by putting them in a basket. This storage basket is an easy sewing pattern that you can try with any type of fabric, not to mention it's also suitable for fat quarters! The best part is that this cute basket has a little loop on the back so you can hang them on a pegboard if you want.]
Mini foldable basket model
If large baskets are too bulky, why not try this mini basket sewing pattern? This mini basket is an easy to sew foldable basket. It's reversible too! How cool is this? With just a bit of fabric and a bit of interfacing, you're ready to go.
DIY case for crochet hooks
Don't lose your hooks. Keep them organized in this DIY crochet hook case. It features a vinyl shield to protect them and prevent them from falling. This case has piping around the edges, which is easy to sew and hides any errors. If you don't crochet, it doesn't matter! This case can be used with pencils, brushes, markers and much more.
Colored pencil or brush roller from Pretty Burlap and Lace
This roll of colored pencils is super pretty and sophisticated. Using plain old burlap, muslin, lightweight cotton fabric and adding some vintage lace and a button, you can sew your own pencil case to hold your child's colored pencils. This tutorial is a fun sewing project that can also be made with regular quilting cotton.
Sewing pattern for cute quilted desk mugs from Fabricmutt
Making these cute quilted desk mugs is a great way to practice sewing circles. If you have some pretty fabric scraps, now is the time to use them. This free tutorial from Heidi Staples' Fabricmutt blog is a must-see.
Easy Tutorial on Ribbons and Vinyl Zipper Pouches
Easily view your belongings even when they are in a closed pouch with this vinyl zipper and ribbon pouch. This zipped pouch is super quick and easy to make and makes the perfect gift to give. It may seem intimidating to sew vinyl, but it’s not! Learn how to sew vinyl with this free sewing pattern.
Hanging organizer with pockets for your car or home
Let this hanging organizer be your next sewing project. This free tutorial will have you first sew each pocket separately before sewing them all together in a column and making your organizer as long as you want. You can also use fabric, mesh or vinyl for the front pockets if you wish. You can also add a grommet panel on top so you can hang it wherever you want.
Easy DIY Bookmark for Journaling
Looking for the perfect gift for your favorite book-loving friend? Sew your friend a DIY journal bookmark. This quick and easy project will help you always have a pen and pencil on hand when you want to write or draw. It's so simple and uses small leftovers.
Fat Quarter Friendly DIY Collapsible Basket Tutorial
If you liked the mini collapsible basket mentioned earlier, you might want to try making this medium sized version using 2 large quarters. This medium-sized foldable basket is easy to handle, quick to sew and wastes no fabric. And yes, this basket is also reversible. In this tutorial, learn what type of stabilizer and edge finishing method is best for you.
Hanging basket with fabric chalkboard label
Looking for another fat quarter friendly sewing project? This hanging storage basket is what you should try! This free tutorial is super simple! Making this cute basket will only take 2 quick quarters – one for the exterior and one for the lining. Also add chalkboard fabric to the front so you can put labels on to better organize your craft room.
Felt Purse Organizer
Organize your craft supplies in a purse with this free sewing felt purse organizer pattern. It has two exterior pockets with pleats for added dimension and two additional pockets on the side. Made with a double layer of felt, this organizer is durable and sturdy.
Free Boxy Pen Case Pattern
With different fabrics, make this pretty Zola pen case. This is a fun sewing project to do. Once unzipped, you can see all your stuff. Once zipped, the zipper snaps into place at the bottom of the case to form the handle.
DIY Heavy Duty Storage Bins
Save space and keep annoying moths and insects away from your belongings. Store your crafts in these sturdy storage totes. This free sewing pattern is available in 2 sizes. These totes are made from high quality quilted cotton fabric, heavy duty foam stabilizer, wide purse zipper, and window gauge vinyl.
Ironing board cover with convenient pockets
Yes, ironing can be part of crafting. That's why you need to make this ironing board cover so you can be more organized. Having a clean board makes pressing your fabric creations more fun. Sew a cover that fits your board perfectly with a few handy extra pockets to store your other pressing tools.
IKEA Cubby Baskets You Can Sew
Do you have even bigger things to store? Now you'll need these fabric storage baskets that fit perfectly into IKEA shelves and fold up when not in use. This 10″x10″x12″ basket is sturdy and reversible. Find out how to make it with this free tutorial.
DIY Hanging Organizers for Craft Room or Kitchen
Add useful decor to your craft room with these DIY hanging organizers. Semi-circle baskets can hold all sorts of things, and to make them sturdy, you can use canvas for the back or organizer, or add a stabilizer to hold whatever you put in them without sagging.
Cute DIY sewing machine cover (or Kitchenaid mixer cover)
Protect your sewing machine from damage so you can complete more sewing jobs. This DIY sewing machine cover protects your sewing machine so it lasts longer. It has rounded sides, 3 pockets and can be sewn with pre-quilted fabric or quilting fabric and a foam stabilizer.
Adorable square storage trays
A better way to organize drawers is to use these small four baskets. With just a little fabric and stabilizer, it's quick and easy to sew. Don't worry about loose linings, you can totally ditch them. Just see how to do it in this free tutorial.
Make a DIY sewing and cutting table
Of course, a DIY workshop wouldn't be complete without a big, beautiful table. This DIY sewing and cutting table is made with storage compartments underneath. You will love it!
If that's not enough, check out this roundup of 11 free sewing projects to make you more organized.
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