The notion that making things is harder than buying them is so overrated. Take sewing for example. Though it may seem faster to just purchase the things you need at home, creating them is actually not that hard and would even let you save a few bucks!
In fact, there are projects that would not even take 10 minutes to complete. Time is definitely not an issue and you can let your creativity shine through. Wanna know these incredibly simple sewing projects that would only take less than 10 minutes of your time? Read on and be amazed with how easy they are.
1. Linen tea towels
Sewing homemade linen tea towels would probably one of the simplest projects you’ll ever find in this list. All you need are beautifully patterned linen and your sewing machine. Fold the edges and press them using a flat iron. Let the sewing machine do its magic and voila, linen towels for tea time in less than 10 minutes. The clip below will show you how to exactly do it.
2. Hair scrunchies
Girls are always in search of scrunchies to tie their hair. You know it’s going to be a really tough task when they look for the ever-reliable hair tie. The problem is, they always seem to get lost! It’s a good thing you can make one in less than 10 minutes. And by making them, you can choose the right pattern to match your outfit, too! Press play on the video below for the simple and easy steps on how to make them.
3. Tote bag
Ready for a picnic? Don’t forget your essentials! Bringing a small bag can be impractical, especially when the whole family is with you. Instead of buying expensive tote bags meant to carry all of your stuff, why not create one? Get a cloth with a pattern of your choice and sew away. It is simple, cheap and totally personalized, too. Check out the tutorial below for this amazing project.
Buying pillowcases that will match you favorite blanket or bed cover can be difficult, especially when you can’t buy your preferred pattern in sets. Instead of purchasing a set, why not make your own and save a lot of money? Choose your pattern and make as many pillowcases as you would like. It will not take 10 minutes to create them anyway. Just click on the video below for the detailed steps.
5. Floral hankies
Having a hanky ready is a must, especially for ladies who are into field work and are always out there to seize the day. Grab a hanky that matches your outfit of the day. No need to buy them, just make them! They are incredibly easy to do and will not take too much of your beauty rest. Watch the video below for the steps on how to do them.
6. Ric Rac Dish Towels
Dish towels may be made for dirty work, but that does not mean they can’t be pretty. Add a colorful pattern to your white dish cloths by sewing ric-rac patterns that match your house theme. This project is very easy, but also a small change that can make your kitchen stand out even better.
7. Kids’ belts
Bought a pair of pants bigger than your kiddo’s actual size? There is an easy remedy to that and one that you can do in a few minutes. With only a small strip of beautifully patterned or plain fabric, 1.5 inch D rings and some fusible fleece to make your belt sturdier, you can now create the perfect belts for your kids. Click this link to know more.
8. Patterned face masks
The pandemic has forced us to stay indoors and be wary of the air we breathe especially when around other people. Masks have become a normal part of our daily routine and a part of our get-up, too. Instead of the plain masks we wear, spice them up with amazing patterns that you can match with your clothes. You can practically make one in less than 10 minutes! Check out this link for more details.
9. Seatbelt pillows
Although traveling is not as advisable for kids these days, there will always be moments when they are required to stay in the car for long drives. Make the trip even more comfortable with the use of seatbelt pillows. You’ll be surprised how easy they are to make. Click this link for more details.
10. Hand warmers
With the winter season almost here, we will surely need more things to keep us all warm. These simple hand warmers are going to be really useful. Thank goodness they are easy to sew. Follow the instructions in this link and make your own set.
Isn’t that too easy to be true? But they really are that simple and you can always make them even right now. Try them out and share this incredible list to your family and friends!
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