Did you know that September is National Sewing Month? I’ve been sewing for 25 years now – my mom made me go to sewing camp at age 10. I resented it at the time, but now I’m so glad. It’s such a great skill to have! If you haven’t joined the ranks of those of us who sew, I highly recommend it. Get started at a local class or by purchasing a beginner book.
To celebrate National Sewing Month, I raked through my Pinterest boards and found my favorite sewn accessories to share. One I really love is this diaper tote from Taylor Made. The scallops are so pretty with the various fabrics mixed together. This is just one example of a sew accessory, but I’ve put together a collection of several more ranging from hats to pillows to coffee coozies. Click through the jump to see them!
Folded Leaf Pillow 1 of 11Larissa makes the process of sewing leaves and piping onto a pillow easier with her complete tutorial.
Learn more at MMMCrafts
Mason Jars 2 of 11These precious ornaments were made by stamping onto muslin, then using watercolors to highlight before sewing.
Find out how at Crescendoh
Woodland Hats 3 of 11These cute little hats require you to work with knit fabric that has some stretch.
Get the patterns at Moth & Sparrow
Fat Quarter Clutch 4 of 11You'll need three fat quarters and basic sewing supplies to make this simple purse.
Find the pattern at Sew Mama Sew
Bunting Tablecloth 5 of 11Make a plain tablecloth fancy by sewing on bright and colorful pennant flags.
Get the how-to at Seasons Gredings
Coffee Coozies 6 of 11Fun coffee holders with sewn appliques make great gifts.
Get the how-to at Better Homes & Gardens
Camera Bag 7 of 11The fabric for this project is pre-printed with the camera pattern - you just have to sew it together.
Find the how-to at Happy Sew Lucky
Circus Pillow 8 of 11This easy-to-follow tutorial shows you how to make a ticket pillow using fleece and felt.
Find out how at How Joyful
Coin Tray 9 of 11This tray is stamped and then quilted, which adds a cool touch to the finished piece.
See how it was made at Celtic Thistle Stitches
Hamster Softie 10 of 11This fun little guy is sewn with fleece, then you stuff to make him come alive.
Download the pattern at Misusu
Etch-A-Sketch 11 of 11This iPad cover was made with a few colors of fleece.
See the tutorial at Smashed Peas and Carrots
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