Free sewing patterns

Here you’ll find free sewing patterns from Elizabeth Made This. There’s free sewing patterns for beginners, upcycling patterns, free sewing projects, and free sewing tutorials that’ll help you get sewing and save money at the same time.

diy hair towel wrap

How to make a hair towel wrap with this free pattern

I’ve got a dead easy project for my curly headed sisters: how to make a hair towel wrap. I will be the first person to admit that I’ve not always loved my curls. Growing up in a super hot, humid climate did not endear my curls to me. As I’ve gotten older, and actually found …

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drawstring backpack with water bottle and soccer ball

Sew an Easy DIY drawstring backpack

It’s back to school for my kids this week, and I’m sharing some super simple sewing projects like this easy DIY drawstring backpack. Soccer season is right around the corner for us and getting my 3 boys ready for practices and games during the week can get hectic. We try to keep everyone’s stuff in …

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Skirt Refashion: a free apron pattern for you

Today I’m walking you through an easy skirt refashion. So often I find fun skirts at the thrift store that I love but wouldn’t wear. Maybe the colors are a little too loud or making it fit me would be more complicated than it’s worth. Ah, but the PRINTS! Sometimes you can’t walk away from …

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How to Embroider on a Regular Sewing Machine

Can you actually embroider on a regular sewing machine?  I think it’s a giant myth in the sewing world that you need a big fancy embroidery machine to tackle basic embroidery.  Embroidery is such a nice thing to add to any sewing project to add a little bit extra personality beyond whatever it is that …

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