66 No-Sew Projects to Make Today (Mega Roundup!)
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66 No-Sew Projects to Make Today (Mega Roundup!)

We have a lot of ambition when it comes to sewing projects, but sometimes enthusiasm flags when the sewing machine jams and the thread gets tangled beyond recognition. So if you are sewing machine challenged or just want a simple DIY project that doesn’t involve needles and thread, we’ve got you covered. From style and fashion pieces to accessories and home decor, here are 66 incredible no-sew projects that will get those creative juices flowing.

1. Mini Felted Clutch: The contrasting lining makes this pouch extra charming. Its small size makes it an easy choice for those days when you don’t want to haul around your whole handbag. (via Francois et Moi)

2. No-Sew Passport Holder: We love passport holders as much as the next girl, and this easy, no-sew project is one that you can whip up quickly, easily and affordably. (via Adventures in Fashion)

3. Floral Apron: The gardeners and chefs in your life will love these customizable aprons. (via Sugar and Cloth)

4. Embellished Tops: Add insta-glam to an old sweater with nail polish, glue and studs. (via Tuts Plus)

5. Fabric Cake Flag: These pretty, bendable flags can easily be crafted out of recycled fabrics. Use them for a specific occasion, or have them handy for when guests come over. (via Poppytalk)

6. Fabric Wrapped Bed: Have an ugly bed that you want to hide? Try wrapping it in colorful fabric for a fun update. (via Ashley Ann Photography)

7. Recovered Lampshade: Instead of hunting all over for a new lampshade, just recover the one you already have with some pretty fabric that pulls the whole room together. (via Emily A. Clark)

8. Fabric Covered Message Board: This project is so easy, plus you can change out the fabric whenever you want to update your office space. (via Rain on a Tin Roof)

9. Fabric Wall Art: Add some color and texture to your gallery wall with these easy, fabric-covered canvases. (via Four Generations, One Roof)

10. Burlap-Embellished Throw Pillows: Why go to all the work of sewing a new pillowcase when you can just add some new decor in two minutes? (via The Happy Housie)

11. Drawstring Bag: Perfect for trinkets, jewlery or keeping business cards together, this little bag is super easy to make. (via The Happier Homemaker)

12. Polka Dot Infinity Scarf: Feed your scarf obsessions and add this fun and shiny scarf to your collection asap. (via Sugar and Cloth)

13. Tote Bag: We are firm believers that you can never have too many tote bags. This makes an awesome bag for those spur-of-the-moment beach trips. (via Homey Oh My)

14. No-Sew Dress: Make a cute dress out of an oversized skirt? Yes, please. (via Kier Couture)

15. No-Sew Clutch: We’re big fans of creating something that doesn’t cost a lot of time or money. Plus, projects like this clutch give you the chance to upcycle some of your belongings. (via By Wilma)

16. Heart Elbow Patches: Fake some elbow patches with these cute little hearts. (via A Night Owl)

17. Baby Bows: Grab some fabric scraps and make some pretty little bows for all the new babies in your life. (via Craftaholics Anonymous)

18. No-Sew Apron: Make this cute apron with an iron-on hem, and never let pesky stains ruin a skirt again. (via Scarves)

19. Multi-Strand Scarf: It kind of looks like a necklace, only it’ll keep you warm. You can make this scarf out of an old t-shirt. (via Rabbit Food for my Bunny Teeth)

20. No-Sew Pocket: Add a pretty pocket to your favorite t-shirt. (via Oh the Lovely Things)

21. Simple Circle Skirt: This simple DIY skirt gathers in all the right places. (via Sincerely Kinsey)

22. Scalloped Shorts: Make these pretty shorts with nothing but some scissors. Head to the thrift store for an easy and inexpensive gift idea. (via Candi Mandi)

23. Lace Insert: Update an old shirt with a pretty lace inset of any shape you like. (via Mr. Kate)

24. Peplum Skirt: Dress up an old skirt with a trendy peplum add-on that can be removed if you want the pencil skirt back.(via Tasha Delrae)

25. No-Sew Crop Top: Whether you’re headed to the beach for a summer vacation or off to the gym for a killer workout, you can make these tops out of old, baggy tees. (via Cotton and Curls)

26. Beach Bag: This hefty bag will keep you fully prepared for all your summer vacations. (via A Little Glass Box)

27. Studded Cuffs: Denim is the one item we just can’t get enough of. We are always on the hunt for new ways to spruce up our everyday basics. We’re diggin’ these shiny accents. (via Forever 21 Blog)

28. Open Back Sweater: All you need to know to make this cute sweater is how to cut a straight line. (via In Honor of Design)

29. Maternity Tunic: Make a super easy and chic maternity tunic in under 10 minutes. (via A Beautiful Mess)

30. Fabric Covered Box: Wrap up a bunch of these boxes to give away as gifts or use them to tidy up your desk or makeup drawer. (via Art Gallery Fabrics)

31. Sweater Circle Scarf: Instead of donating or throwing away those old shirts, turn three unusable sweaters into a totally chic circle scarf. (via Brit + Co)

32. No-Sew Teepee: Transform your playroom into the coolest place ever with this amazing, no-sew teepee. (via The Handmade Home)

33. Simple Phone Case: Just measure your phone and add glue for an easy case that will keep your screen scratch-free. (via Sellz Cute Things)

34. Burlap Utensil Holders: Perfect for a fall party or Thanksgiving, these burlap utensil holders are a festive way to dress up the table. (via I Heart Naptime)

35. High Low Skirt: Update an old skirt with a trendy high-low hem. You can use this tutorial on any skirt length, depending on the look you’re going for. (via A Beautiful Mess)

36. Baby Onesie: Turn a plain white onesie into modern, adorable cuteness with just a Sharpie and some creativity. How awesome is that constellation pattern? (via Delia Creates)

37. Customized Beanie: Treat your bestie to a creatively unique beanie that’ll keep her warm during those chilly months. (via Brit + Co)

38. No-Sew Curtains: Dress up a window with a pretty curtain made from a tablecloth. Get one with tassels, ruffles or scallops for instant detail that doesn’t require any sewing. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

38. Ribbon Lamp Shade: It’s amazing how the tiniest update, like adding ribbon to a lamp shade, can bring an old lamp back to life. (via In My Own Style)

40. Striped Drapes: If lack of a sewing machine has kept you from updating your curtains, try adding bold stripes with iron-on hem tape. (via The Yellow Cape Cod)

41. Button Up Infinity Scarf: Instead of sewing on the buttons, you can use a toothpick to secure them. Now that is what we call multifunctional. (via P.S. Heart)

42. No-Sew Clutch: Add a little edge to your wardrobe with a carry-anywhere leather clutch. Besides being budget-friendly, all you need to hold the bag together is fabric glue! (via Brit + Co)

43. Sequin Clutch: Upcycle that sparkly shirt you only wore once into a trendy sequin clutch without ever picking up needle and thread. (via Henry Happened)

44. Tassel Garland: We love the idea of being able to leave holiday decor up all year round, and this tassel garland adds some bright charm to any room in the house. (via Writing Chapter Three)

45. Table Runner: Easier and more affordable than making an entire tablecloth, table runners give you the option of mixing and matching colors and patterns for a gorgeous table. (via Ruffled)

46. Suede Purse: Just the right size for carrying around the essentials, you could make this bag out of suede or faux leather, depending on the look you’re going for. (via Sincerely Kinsey)

47. Belted Storage Totes: Give your storage totes some love… some love handles, that is! (via Brit + Co)

48. No-Sew Stamped Scarf: Dress up a scrap of fabric with some fun stamps and contrasting colors, and no one will ever guess you made it yourself. (via Design*Sponge)

49. DIY Cutout Shirt: Collars and cutouts are in, and this DIY is a simple way to get both looks without spending a dime. (via Plan B Anna Evers)

50. No-Sew Beanie: Repurpose an old sweater into a stylishly slouchy beanie. (via The Wonder Forest)

51. Tree Skirt: Create this easy Moroccan wedding blanket-inspired tree skirt with some fabric and trims. Your gifts will never look more stylish. (via Almost Makes Perfect)

52. Pencil Case: Send the kids back to school with some cool, new cases or make a bunch to give away as teacher’s gifts. (via Cheryl Style)

53. No-Sew Poncho: If you’ve ever wished you could just wear a blanket all day, then this is the tutorial for you. (via Brit + Co)

54. Leather Card Pouch: Make this pretty holder in only four easy steps. You can use it to hold business cards, money, lip gloss or any other essentials. (via Jou Jou My Love)

55. Leather Glasses Pouch: Protect your pretty sunglasses from the dangers in your purse with a classy leather case. (via See Kate Sew)

56. Market Tote Bag: Small enough to fit in any purse, this no-sew bag is strong enough to get all your groceries home. (via Martha Stewart)

57. Printed Shade: Send the right message with a cheerful, printed update to the shades in your kitchen or breakfast nook. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

58. Hobo Bag: A pillowcase already has all the stitching you need to create this easy and stylish tote bag. Just add a cross-body shoulder strap and it’s comfortable enough to carry around all day. (via Creme de la Craft)

59. No-Sew Pillows: All you need is an iron and some hem tape to make a collection of colorful throw pillows. (via 364 Living)

60. Lace Crowns: Perfect for a princess birthday party, make a bunch of these delicate lace crowns to hand out as favors. (via Little Inspiration)

61. Silhouette Pillows: Add some personality and color to your throw pillows with these fun silhouettes. (via Rachel Ray)

62. Sequin Camera Strap: Glam up your old camera strap with a strip of glittery sequins for a huge WOW factor. (via Sugar and Cloth)

63. No-Sew Laptop Case: You could make this cool sleeve for all your tech, from your laptop to your tablets. (via A Cup of Sparkle)

64. Bow Tie Toppers: Dress up your sweets for a formal occasion with this darling bow tie topper that can be made on the fly. (via A Subtle Revelry)

65. Sweater Wrap: Now you can wear your blankets and still look quite fashionable in this cozy, no-sew wrap. (via A Beautiful Mess)

66. Basic Tee Bling: Embellish your tees with a sequined collar for a cheap and easy way to take your basics from boring to blingin’. (via Brit + Co)

What are you favorite no-sew projects? Talk to us in the comments below!