Sewing Projects With One Yard Of Fabric

Sewing Projects With One Yard Of Fabric

Sewing Projects With One Yard Of Fabric – A yard of fabric! Everyone is talking about this easy sew-your-stash sewing trend, and for good reason. To make room for the new fabric!

With quick and easy projects like simple pillowcases, kitchen aprons, and cute tote bags, learning to sew or sew in piles couldn’t be easier.

Sewing Projects With One Yard Of Fabric

For those who have never sewn before, 1 yard of cut fabric is affordable, easy to find, and enough to make one project. And best of all, you only need basic sewing skills and tools – a sewing machine, scissors (or rotary cutter and mat), and coordinating thread. Pins or sewing clips can also help.

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Here are 50 of my favorite One Yard Wonder sewing ideas. Some patterns call for several pieces of fabric that add up to one yard. For example, one yard for the outside of the bag and one yard for the lining.

If all you have (or want to use) is a yard of fabric, feel free to cut the entire project with the same fabric. So good! You can use fabric scraps for small pieces (like a pocket) to add interest. Don’t miss my 20 Easy Fat Quarter Bundle Sewing Projects.

To help you find a sewing project you’ll love, these patterns and tutorials that only require 1 yard of fabric are first divided into categories. Within the categories, the easiest projects are listed first. This is for all beginner sewists!

A lightweight cotton fabric (such as quilting cotton) is easier to sew. So is heavy cotton fabric like canvas, duck and home decor fabrics. Almost all these projects are designed for cotton. You can even use leftover fabric from a quilt!

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Straight seams make you an infinity scarf in a beautiful cotton fabric. This is a perfect free pattern for a beginner. Sew one for yourself and one to give to a friend.

Remember this style from the 1980s? This little romper pattern only uses one yard of fabric and is super easy to make! The free PDF sample download includes 12 months of sizes – 6.

Sew some short skirts (or skirts) with this free downloadable pattern for cotton fabric. You can mix and match many different prints or use just one for a simple look.

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Leggings are the easiest pants to sew. Get started with this free leggings pattern for toddlers.

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Sometimes our fur babies need a coat to stay warm. If your dog isn’t too big, you can even sew a dog coat under a yard of fabric! This free pattern includes a video tutorial showing how to measure around the dog’s waist and neck.

The One Yard Magic Messenger Bag is the perfect sewing project for a beginner. This could be your first DIY bag!

The One Yard Magic Hobo Bag pattern is just as easy. Do you have 1 yard for this in your fabric stash?

Here’s another unlined bag pattern that works best with a heavy upholstery weight fabric (this fabric looks like linen, but it’s polyester). The easy tote pattern also includes a free (optional) bunny applique.

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Learn how to make easy drawstring bags with less than a yard of fabric. You’ll love this tutorial, which can be sewn with coordinating fabrics or just one.

My rope handle tote pattern is very quick to sew because you don’t need to make handles or straps. Even the rope is trendy!

Sew together a handy travel pouch with a cross body strap perfect for traveling. There are 3 interior pockets in 3 different sizes – room for everything you need!

Sew adorable and useful drawstring laundry bags in the shape of fish! This easy sewing tutorial includes free pattern templates. Start now with just one yard of fabric. I used this pattern to make a backpack!

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Mix and match with this One Yard Magic Bag pattern: 1 yard for one bag or 2 yards for 2 bags with a different lining.

Learn how to sew a quilted tote. The quilting stitches are optional, but I hope you don’t skip them!

The Chubby Lunch Tote is a medium skill level bag that can be used to hold much more than just lunch.

Sew a roomy bag perfect for carrying balls of yarn and even your knitting or sewing projects! A yarn project bag makes a great gift.

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Sew yourself (or a friend) the Ariel Tote Pattern with a unique knit strap and cell phone pocket on the inside!

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This hobo bag style purse pattern is easier to make than you think! I wanted to keep it simple enough that it wouldn’t take more than a day to sew, yet still have all the features I want in an everyday purse.

Sew a small purse in the cutest shape everyone wants right now – a baguette bag! This purse may be small but you can still pack everything you need.

I put a small zipper pouch inside this small clutch bag to keep your cash, coins, cards and keys safe. There is also a perfect place for your phone.

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Sew a triple zipper bag pattern with 3 zippered compartments! This is an intermediate level pattern. If you’re new to sewing zipper bags, I suggest trying my free designer zipper bag video course first.

Sew the clamshell bag pattern however you like! Nothing fancy, this zipper bag is perfect for holding supplies, cosmetics or small items when you travel. But if you add external pockets and handles it becomes a darling handbag.

One yard of fabric will give you 4 coordinating cloth napkins. This easy tutorial shows 2 different ways to sew hems. These cloth napkins elevate your table.

You can never have too much fabric – or a soup bowl cozy. A fat quarter makes 1 and a yard makes 4!

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If you are using non-directional fabric, you can make this cute pillow with 1 yard of fabric or buy 1/2 yard for the front and 1/2 yard for the back.

Sew a beautiful fall table runner with applique leaves! This free Autumn Leaves Table Runner pattern includes all the appliqué files and instructions you need to sew a beautiful handmade table runner for your Thanksgiving table.

This easy oven mitt pattern uses cotton fabric and insulated batting to make oven mitts that are as cute as they are functional.

Sew a beautiful square basket perfect for keeping, giving, organizing your home, and showing off to all your friends!

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With just half a yard of fabric, you can make 1 easy shoe storage bag and with 1 yard you can make 2 sets. These are perfect for protecting shoes from everything else in your bag – or keeping everything else safe. From your shoes, lol!

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Organize everything with this darling rectangular fabric basket that’s so sturdy it can stand on its own!

Sewing chair pockets (or seat bags) for an elementary school classroom turned out to be a lot of fun, and I only needed one yard for each pocket.

Be ready for anything you need by sewing this smart organizer with pockets and hanging loops.

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Keep all your bags organized with my free purse organizer sewing pattern! This handy organizer has pockets all over and is perfect for holding all the little things that fit in your purse.

This easy to hang-up family organizer has 5 pockets to help you keep all your things where you need them and find them easily.

Sew a double-sided pouch to help you organize your cosmetics, sewing and craft supplies, art supplies, travel essentials, and more! This is an intermediate level sewing pattern.

My car diddy bag holds my phone (and cords, lol), a couple pens, and something I like to quickly toss while driving. What do you put in it?

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A car trash bin is easy to sew so it can be placed near the center console of your car, around the headrest, or you can even loop it through the door handle. Plastic snaps hold the removable bag in place so you can keep everything clean and easy to take out the trash!

This pattern is for a cute messenger bag that fits on the front of a bike – perfect for kids or kids-at-heart!

Handmade gifts are the best, aren’t they? Here’s a cute diaper clutch that you can whip up quickly when a friend has a baby. Just toss in some diapers and wipes and you’ve got the most thoughtful baby shower gift ever!

Did you know that animal shelters often use small quilts or blankets (called cage comforters) to provide soft bedding and a sense of security in animal cages? Sew one to donate today!

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Learn how to sew owls! This easy owl stitch pattern can be made in 3 sizes or more by changing the pattern template. Takes the biggest one

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