The good weather is here and what better way to enjoy it than sewing in a relaxed way! For this reason, we propose 10 free sewing patterns to sew and wear this summer on the beach, in the pool, or at the campsite. Backpacks, shawls, dresses, T-shirts, bags… They are all simple and easy sewing projects to complete with the included step-by-step instructions. You just need the right fabrics for each project and the desire to create with your hands. Undoubtedly, the new fabrics in the spring-summer collection will make it difficult for you to choose the one you like the most. If you’re still wondering what to sew this season, here are some sewing project options to choose from. Discover your next project among these 10 free sewing patterns to download!
10 free sewing patterns
1. Beach bag and wash bag set
Sewing pattern for a large bag with a base and handles, very practical for a day at the beach or swimming pool. This project is very easy to make with our hard-wearing canvas fabrics. As well as the beach bag, the pattern includes instructions for sewing a small zipped wash bag, perfect for keeping small objects at the beach or pool.
2. Circular canvas backpack
Follow this pattern with detailed instructions to sew a circular backpack with cord fastening and an adjustable shoulder strap. We recommend Canvas, Canvas Slim, and Canvas Natur for making this backpack with your sewing machine. Of course, you can choose your favourite fabric from all the Katia Fabrics selection available.
3. Rectangular scarf with rolled hems
Sew the rectangular scarf with our new free pattern. It’s ideal for summer nights. With the help of our instructions, learn how easy it is to sew rolled hems on fine fabrics for a professional finish.
4. Short-sleeved t-shirt for children
Downloadable pattern in A4 PDF format to make a basic short sleeve t-shirt with the new panels ready to cut and sew in jersey fabric. Follow our step-by-step instructions to find out how sewing a children’s t-shirt is easier than you think. Enjoy sewing with the panels of T-shirts available in Little sizes (from 1 to 5 years old) and Kids sizes (from 5 to 12 years old).
5. Easy rectangular fabric shawl
Discover how easy it is to sew a shawl with our summer fabrics. Download the free pattern and follow the simple steps to make it. You will have it ready to wear in less than an hour. For this particular model, use fine, lightweight fabrics with a good drape like Sari, Panama, Bambula or Muslin.
6. Very easy basic backpack with cord fastening
Easy sewing pattern for making a basic backpack with cord fastening. If you are learning to sew, this is a spacious accessory that is easy to make. Beginners can choose their favorite material from the new Canvas Slim fabrics to make their first backpack with their own hands.
7. Protective laptop bag or cover with handles
Protect and carry your laptop or netbook comfortably with this protective bag made with your own hands. Follow the sewing pattern to create a laptop cover with handles, zip and various pockets inside to hold the charger and organize your stationery and documents. Use any variety of our canvas fabrics to make this bag extremely hard-wearing.
8. Women’s short sleeve dress
Sew an easy and fresh summer dress with the free pattern and step by step that you will find in our blog HERE. A pattern for sizes from 36 to 46. Sew this model in any of our summer fabrics, rustic cotton, poplin, bambula, muslin, panama, etc ..
9. Backpack with velcro fastening and outer pocket
Learn to sew a backpack with handles following the step-by-step instructions in this pattern. Add a zipped pocket to the outside of your backpack and a simple Velcro fastening. This is a perfect sewing project for carrying your laptop or tablet comfortably and well protected.
10. Travel organizer for the car
With this sewing pattern, make a practical canvas travel organizer for the car. A bag with pockets and compartments for organizing everything you need for any car journey. The bag holds and gives easy access to your baby’s wipes, bottles, and toys.