15 Free Crafty Patterns

Earlier this spring, Craftsy, the online social crafting site which offers up online video classes, workshops and projects (for sewing, knitting, quilting, etc) launched a pattern section, a free place for indie designers to sell their patterns.  And in that section there are about 20 free patterns under each category ranging from crocheting to sewing.  Kind of a cool idea to pull makers in and to give back at the same time.  Click through the thumbnails below to see ten (faves) of their 100+ free patterns to choose from.

  • Sew Baggage Tags 1 of 14
    Sew Baggage Tags
    Make a modern luggage tag with this free tutorial and pattern.
    By Soubelles at
  • A Cosmetics Pouch 2 of 14
    A Cosmetics Pouch
    A perfect pattern to start sewing bags using zippers and hardware.
    By SoChick! Handbags for
  • Pants to Messenger Bag 3 of 14
    Pants to Messenger Bag
    Recycle an old pair of pants into a messenger bag.
    By tutorial girl for
  • Super Easy Wallet Pattern 4 of 14
    Super Easy Wallet Pattern
    Make a wallet with this simple sewing pattern and how-to.
    By Soubelles for
  • Little Gnome Cross-Stitch 5 of 14
    Little Gnome Cross-Stitch
    Decorate your iPhone with an adorable little gnome pattern. By MaterialEvShop.
  • Patchwork Wheel Quilt Block Tutorial Pattern 6 of 14
    Patchwork Wheel Quilt Block Tutorial Pattern
    A pattern that dates back as far as the 1930's.
    By Don't Call Me Betsy from
  • Crochet a Shawl 7 of 14
    Crochet a Shawl
    A quick and fun crochet project. By The Blue Brick.
  • Cute Giraffe Hat Pattern 8 of 14
    Cute Giraffe Hat Pattern

    jkwdesigns by JuliaStitches for
  • Remembrance tatted ring Pattern 9 of 14
    Remembrance tatted ring Pattern
    Make a lovely gift with this easy beginner tatting pattern.
    Yarnplayer by Marilee Rockley for
  • Flourishing Heart Pillow/Pincushion Pattern 10 of 14
    Flourishing Heart Pillow/Pincushion Pattern
    Embroider an adorable pincushion. By Kim Jamieson-Hi.
  • Ocean Tranquility Afghan 11 of 14
    Ocean Tranquility Afghan
    A beautiful beginner afghan.
    By Anastacia Knits for
  • Ball Flowers 12 of 14
    Ball Flowers
    A simple pattern for colourful crochet balls.
    Amigurumi Patterns from K and J Dolls by Sayjai for
  • Mug Coaster Cozy 13 of 14
    Mug Coaster Cozy
    Keep the coffee toasty with this adorable mug coaster cozy pattern.
    By Micah Makes for
  • Bountiful Bouquet of Flowers 14 of 14
    Bountiful Bouquet of Flowers
    Make your own bouquet of crafty flowers.
    By Melanie Padron for

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Jan is the co-founder of Poppytalk, a blog about the beautiful, the decayed and the handmade and Poppytalk Handmade, an online curated marketplace. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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