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FREE Guides, Classes & Goodies for Stunning National Sewing Month Projects

It’s National Sewing Month, so we prepped, pressed and stitched together everything you need for a month-long celebration of your craft! Get ready to roll up your sleeves and start sewing because we’ve combined the best free classes, downloadable guides and more into a single post.

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What better way to delight in your projects than with free techniques, tips and tricks that help your skills shine? Simply click on any image for sweet stitching inspiration, and don’t forget to fill your stash with the best resource out there – the Craftsy Sewing Blog!

Download these free guides and take your stitching to the next level.

Success With Sewing Lingerie - Free Craftsy Guide

Success with Sewing Lingerie

Sew undergarments that make you say “Oo-la-la!” every time you wear them. This guide features over 30 pages of professional lingerie techniques and tips to help you create a sassy bra, pretty panties and a silky slip.


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Fitting Fundamentals for Sewers: Free Craftsy Guide

Fitting Fundamentals for Sewers

Make custom garments that fit and flatter! Written by four sewing experts, this 22-page guide combines photo tutorials and step-by-step instructions to help you achieve a custom fit from top to bottom.

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Sewing Stylish Pillows - Simplified!

Sewing Stylish Pillows  – Simplified!

Easily update your couch, bed, outdoor furniture and more with pretty, fashionable pillows. This guide gives exclusive, expert techniques on how to decorate any space with adorable pillows that reflect your unique style.

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Exercise your creativity in free mini-classes with no scheduling hassles.

Machine Savvy: Free Craftsy Sewing Class

Machine Savvy: Tips for Creative Sewing

Design wow-worthy projects with techniques that make your stitching more creative, beautiful and fun! Unlock your machine’s potential with tips you can use for sewing, quilting, embroidery and more.

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Mastering Zipper Techniques: Free Craftsy Class

Mastering Zipper Techniques

All sewers know zippers can be tricky, but our experts are here to help! Learn how to confidently and smoothly add a zipper to your next project with 5 HD-video lessons.

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Sew Ready: Machine Basics Class on Craftsy

Sew Ready: Machine Basics

Ditch the stress of common sewing problems by learning the in-and-outs of your machine. In this free class taught by expert sewer Amy Alan, you’ll learn basic techniques and discover how to troubleshoot broken needles, skipped stitches and more!

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Free Bag-Making Class

Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch

Are you looking for an easy, fun project you can complete without spending a fortune on fabric? This class is perfect for you! Sew two cute bags in no time at all with expert instructor Kristin Link’s techniques.

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Free Bag-Making Class on Craftsy

Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag

If you go bananas over bags, you’ll have to try the two fun projects in this class. Discover easy-to-follow instructions on how to make drawstrings, exterior pockets, decorative details and more for your new favorite carry-alls.

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Sewing Machine Feet - Free Craftsy Class

Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z

Solve the mystery of sewing machine feet with designer, patternmaker and instructor Steffani Lincecum. She’ll show you how to use 11 of the most common sewing feet and give helpful, easy tips for improving the accuracy and speed of your sewing.

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Discover more treats to sweeten up your sewing box.

Popular Free Sewing Patterns on Craftsy

Free Sewing Patterns

Explore hundreds of free patterns to find the perfect one for your next project. From pretty bags and travel totes to flowy skirts, baby clothes and more, these freebies are too good to pass up!

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Fabric Conversion Guide

Metric Conversion Guide for Sewing

Ditch the math with this handy metric conversion guide that helps you to convert fabric measurements, seam allowances and more. Download it to your computer or print out a copy to keep in your sewing space.

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Handmade Clothing Care Tag

Handmade Clothing Care Tag

Make sure your handmade gifts last a lifetime! These cute tags tell new owners how to wash and care for their latest wardrobe additions. Simply download, print and attach to garments, bags and more.

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National Sewing Month Infographic

And last but not least, enjoy this cute, informative graphic featuring tidbits of sewing history. Pin it today, or challenge your friends to some fun sewing trivia by sharing it now!

National Sewing Month Infographic

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5 Comments

Janete

Thank you for posting this information for us! I’m sure I’ll learn very important and useful tips from it. Very helpful, thanks again!

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Julie

sounds like fun thankyou

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Ro

Thanks so much for all of these helpful tips and patterns. 🙂

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Helen

The Metric Conversion Guide isn’t loading. Is there an alternate way to receive this?
Thanks! This is a great listing.

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