March is National Craft Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing our best crafting projects from WeAllSew! From crafting a necklace or a bracelet, decorating your home, or even creating a gift for a friend, these are our favorite things to craft with a sewing machine. As a bonus, we’ve got a fun crafting-themed prize package for you, scroll to the bottom of the post to find out how to enter!
Jewelry to Craft With Your Sewing Machine
Do you have scraps of ribbons and trims in your crafting stash? Use them with some bright threads and fun stitches to make simple Lace Ribbon Cuff bracelets with this tutorial.
These little leather bracelets are so simple to make, you’ll want to create a whole batch! Use decorative threads and stitches to Sew Leather Bracelets with this tutorial at WeAllSew.
Make a personalized gift with a monogrammed wooden necklace! Use your embroidery machine or create hand stitches with a large needle and embroidery floss. Learn how with the Monogrammed Necklaces on Wood tutorial here.
Home Decor to Craft With Your Sewing Machine
Make a hanging basket to display plants on your porch or in your home. Follow along with the Canvas Plant Hanging Basket tutorial at WeAllSew to make your own.
Re-purpose worn out or vintage linens into handy doorstops, paperweights for your desktop, or pattern weights for sewing. Learn How to Make Weights from Vintage Linens with this how-to.
If you’ve got some cotton rope and pretty threads, you’re half way to creating these fun to make rope bowls! Find out exactly how to create your own Rope Bowl here.
Create a fun garland featuring bright fabric shapes and decorative stitches to brighten any dull corner of your home. Learn how to Create a Daring Garland here at WeAllSew.
These hot handle or pot lid grabbers are simple to make and add a pop of color to your kitchen. Visit the Circle Potholder tutorial here to learn how to make your own.
Gifts to Craft With Your Sewing Machine
Use your sewing machine (or even hand stitches) to craft one-of-a-kind note cards for family and friends. Find out How to Create Embroidered Note Cards in this tutorial here at WeAllSew.
Did you play with shrink plastic as a kid? You can use shrink plastic to create your own buttons, custom pin heads, and sewing charms that make perfect gifts! Click over to the Shrink Plastic Sewing Notions post to find out more.
Make sweet personalized gift tags, labels, and cards by combining stamps, paper, bits of trim and fabric scraps. Learn How to Use Stamp Sets for Sewing Projects here.
This mini scissors case is stitched together quickly with a few scraps of fabric and a bit of batting, and holds a small pair of scissors or thread snips along with a place to stick needles and pins. Get the free pattern to make the Mini Scissors Case with Needle Minder here.
Kids Stuff to Craft With Your Sewing Machine
Does your kid need to keep track of lunch money? Here’s a fun zippered pouch that looks like lunch! Get the DIY Lunch Money Wallet here from WeAllSew.
Reward your kids with custom-made patches to celebrate special accomplishments. Find out how to make Embroidered Merit Patches here.
How sweet (literally!) is this fun donut pillow! Made with cozy fleece and colorful pompom sprinkles, it’s definitely going to be a favorite for any kid. Get the DIY Donut Pillow tutorial here.
Make snack time fun with this unique little place mat, complete with a pocket for utensils. Add your own special message, a name, or a monogram with stitches. Find the You Are Loved Snack Mat tutorial here at WeAllSew.
Fast and easy to stitch together, this colorful string of pennants is sure to bring smiles to any celebration (birthday, holiday, or any special occasion). Visit the String of Pennants tutorial here to find the free pattern and instructions.
National Craft Month Giveaway!
This contest is now closed. Congratulations to WeAllSew fan @loboquilter, our National Craft Month Giveaway winner! Thanks to all who entered.
One lucky WeAllSew reader will win this fun package featuring BERNINA red craft notions and accessories! You could win one Stash N Store red and white craft organizer, one pair of Karen Kay Buckley Perfect Curved Scissor snips, one Zirkel magnetic red pincushion, and one handy BERNINA tote bag to stash your crafting supplies!
All you have to do is post a comment below and answer the question, “How do you incorporate sewing with crafts?” The the giveaway is open through Friday, March 8.
The giveaway is open to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. One comment per fan. Comment must be submitted to the WeAllSew.com blog by Friday, March 8, 2019 at 11:59 PM Central Time. Winner will be chosen randomly. Winner will be notified by email and will have 48 hours to contact to claim the prize.