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Free patterns and lessons for clothing items. Use our patterns and tutorials to create and customize your own patterns. Text and images © Christina Sherrod of CraftAndFabricLinks unless otherwise noted.

Clothing Sewing Patterns & Lessons

Clothing Tips

Learn to alter an existing pair of pants to create low slung pj's, or turn a sweatshirt pattern into a robe pattern - and add pockets! Use your scraps to make a snuggly polar fleece scarf or insulated soles for hiking boots. Add applique to tee shirts to create a custom look. Use quilt cottons or soft flannels to create a reversible chemo hat. Learn how to sew with elastic. Replair bling or broken swim bra hooks. Learn how to properly install ribbing. It's all available in the patterns below.

5 minute dress
5 Minute Dress

Use pre smocked & hemmed fabric to create a sun dress.

replace broken hook
Replace Bra Hook

Replace broken plastic hook with durable, metal hook. Bra or swim top.

attaching elastic

Learn how to attach elastic: waistband and swim suit.

free pajama pattern

Quick & easy elastic waist. Learn to custom fit and alter style: skinny leg, flare, long, crop or cuffed.

St. Pat's Applique
St. Patrick's Day

Use applique and fabric paints. "Kiss Me I'm Irish" is on the shirt back. Patterns for shamrocks and letters included.

drawstring pants instructions
Drawstring PJ's

Learn how to alter pants or a pants pattern to create a nice, low-slung look. Add a drawstring for a more current style.

make a robe

Use an existing sweatshirt or tee shirt pattern to create a robe pattern - complete with pockets!

school spirit shirt
School Spirit

Create a school spirit shirt from existing tee shirt. No sewing required!

match plaids
Match Plaids

Learn to match plaids perfectly.

repair bling

Care and repair of bling.

tee shirt bling pattern
Cowboy Bling

Adorable cowboy boots bling pattern. Provided by One Boy One Girl

ribbing instructions

When attached correctly, ribbing is beautifully finished inside & out.

applique clothing
Clothing Applique

Cut shapes from fabric, attach to fusible web, and iron to clothing.

reversible chemo hat
Chemo Cap

Reversible chemo hat. Quick and easy pattern. Make from cool cotton or soft flannel. Donated by Sew About Quilts

insulated shoe insert pattern
Insulated Soles

Add comfort to your feet! These insulated shoe inserts keep heat or cold out, making your feet more comfortable. Plus, the batting adds a bit of cushion.

polar fleece scarf pattern
Polar Fleece Scarf

Use your polar fleece scraps to create this warm and snuggly scarf. Patchwork style with border. Easy to make!

super hero cape
Super Hero Cape

Sew or no-sew super hero cape. Add your child's name or initial.

quilt block apron pattern

Large selection of apron patterns.

craft accessories
Craft Accessories

Visit our craft section for projects and lessons on jewelry, hair bows and other accessories.