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5 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Sewing Month

September is National Sewing Month, and we’re ready to celebrate all month long! Want to join in on the fun? Here are a few ways to ignite your creativity for a September full of new sewing projects.

Celebrate National Sewing Month on Craftsy!

1. Give a handmade gift

gift wrapped in fabric

You don’t need a special occasion to make something meaningful for someone you love. Whether it’s a simple tote bag or a customized garment, a personalized gift means the most. Try these simple sewing projects — there’s something for everyone on this list!

2. Plan a charity sewing project

Handmade NICU Smocks for Charity

Share your sewing with those in need this month. Need a few ideas? Consider these charitable organizations, join our blogger’s NICU smock sew-along or gather your sewing friends to help out a local non-profit.

3. Learn something new — for free!

Sewing Freebies on Craftsy

Play one of our free mini-classes while sewing or let it run in the background while cooking or doing chores. Or, try one of our free downloadable guides, which you can read on the go!

4. Treat your equipment well

Three Irons Ready to be Cleaned

Make your sewing supplies last longer and work better with a good deep clean! Find out how to clean your iron, sewing machine and, while you’re at it, your whole sewing room. By the time you’re done, you’ll be sewing better and faster.

5. Discover your next project

Sewing Patterns Collage

The best way to celebrate National Sewing Month is to simply sew! Get started on a new project with patterns (some free) from the world’s best independent designers right here on Craftsy.

Celebrate with us all month long!

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Louise Martin

Five items on the list, five great ideas! Monday I’m calling the hospital to find out what to sew. Thanks, Craftsy!

Debbie Williams

I love everything about this blog; it’s very creative, fun and helpful. I’m looking forward to celebrating National Sewing Month!

Ndagire Sarah Louise

I love sewing and knitting. That is why am a member with Craftsy. Louise


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