Beginner sewing projects by Vikisews patterns

Beginner sewing projects by Vikisews patterns

If you’ve just started learning how to sew and almost all projects seem impossible to pull off, Vikisews is the place to go as we have a great many simple patterns to sew for beginners. We provide super detailed photo instructions so that you are able to learn the basics of sewing just by following them step by step. Each workbook has a section that describes how to print out a pattern and assemble it, recommendations on which fabric to choose, and comprehensive instructions on how to sew using a pattern and adjust it to get a perfect fit. Let’s explore some sewing ideas for beginners, so you can get inspired and start right away.

The easiest way to start is to choose patterns for knits. It’s because you can manage to make a T-shirt or a tank top in a day. The result will surely make you happy and encourage you to try your hand at other easy sewing projects.

1) Check out the following knit patterns -from Tshirts, tops and sweatshirts to dresses, trousers and shorts.

Gella T-shirt

Effortless chic in a loose silhouette with a tapered hem. Sew up this T-shirt in just 4 hours with comfy knits and lightweight fabrics.

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Ilma T-shirt

Casual comfort in a loose fit with raglan sleeves and above-elbow length. Sew this T-shirt in just 4 hours - among the fastest and easiest.

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Alya T-shirt

A basic tee with a loose fit and straight silhouette, featuring a crew neck. Alya is your comfy go-to, mid-hip length. Sew in a day.

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Rory Tank Top

A close-fitting tank top with a low round neckline. Sew it up in just 2 hours.

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Veronica Tank Top

Sleek and tight-fitting, Veronica boasts a rounded halter neckline finished with bands around the neck and armholes.

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Lali Long Sleeve Top

Close-fitting with an accentuated waist and raw-edged neckline, Lali is a knit beauty below hip length. Sew this up in just 2 hours—among the fastest and easiest.

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Laura Long Sleeve Top

Chic and close-fitting, Laura features asymmetrical binding and long sleeves for a stylish finish. Sew it up in just a day.

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Alison Dress

A close-fitting, flared-hem dress with thumbhole sleeves, raw edges, and a low neckline. Sew up this ankle-length beauty in a day.

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Mavia Dress

Straight-cut and loose-fitting, Mavia offers comfort with a neckband finish. Sew it up in just 4 hours - among the fastest and easiest.

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Ruta Sweater

Comfy, loose-fitting sweater with an extended shoulder line and boatneck, perfect for a mid-hip look. Sew in a day.

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Ruta Pants

Drapey and comfy, these straight-cut pants feature side pockets and an elasticated waistband. Sew in a day.

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Tammy Shorts

Straight-cut shorts with an elasticated waistband, front patch pockets, and decorative topstitching. Mid-hip length, sewn up in 3 hours—among the fastest and easiest.

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Nuala Sweatshirt

A shaped, loose-fitting sweatshirt with oversized faux raglan sleeves. Ribbing at neckline, above-hip length. Sew in 4 hours—among the fastest and easiest.

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Meg Sweatshirt

Meg impresses with shaped princess seams, dropped shoulders, and ribbed details. Below-hip length for a cozy vibe. Sew it up in a day.

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Amina Hoodie

An oversized hoodie with built-in pockets and a voluminous hood. Perfect for a comfy and casual look. Sewn up in a day.

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2) If you’d like to try sewing with woven fabrics, here are some easy beginner sewing projects:

Sewing a dress for beginners won’t be a challenge if you try making one of these patterns: 

Annelle Dress

A semi-fitted, above-knee dress with a trapeze silhouette and wide straps. Sew in a day.

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Nevia Dress

Loose-fitting and flared, Nevia offers a low V-neckline and high slits. Finish it in just one day.

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Lynne Dress

Sleeveless and close-fitting, Lynne highlights the waist with darts. An above-knee stunner, can be sewn up in a day.

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If you prefer skirts, you might appreciate these designs, also suitable for woven fabrics:

Sirena Skirt

A trapeze silhouette skirt with elastic shirring, creating a flattering ankle-length style. Sew up in just half a day—among the fastest and easiest.

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Annette Dress

Semi-fitted with no waistband and midi length, Annette has waist darts and a neatly finished slit. Sew it up in a day.

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They will perfectly match these beginner-friendly blouse patterns:

Siobhan Blouse

A relaxed-fit blouse with a notched collar and drop-shoulder sleeves. Button it up for a chic look. You can finish it in a day.

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Laima Blouse

Semi-fitted and wrap-style, Laima features a deep V-neckline and tie belts. Sew in a day.

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If you’re looking to try sewing trousers, lightweight Mara pants will be a great start. 

Mara Pants

Wide-leg and voluminous, Mara offers comfort with functional pockets. Below ankle-length. Sew this up in just a day.

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3) It will be a good idea to start your sewing journey with patterns for children. They usually don’t need fitting and require little fabric. We have sewing patterns for babies and teens — sizes range from newborns to teens, 158 cm (62.25”) in height.

Melody Dress

Melody is an empire-waist dress with a semi-fitted bodice and a voluminous skirt. Finish it up in a day.

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4) And, of course, there are some simple sewing patterns for men. Sew your significant other a Mark T-shirt and James pants to make him happy and improve your skills.

Marc T-shirt

A loose-fitting men's tee with dropped shoulders and a crew neck. Knit fabric perfection, hip-length. Sew in a day.

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James Pants

Semi-fitted with gathered hems, James showcases cargo pockets and knee tucks. Ankle-length with decorative details, sewn up in a day.

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There are even more beginner-friendly sewing patterns available at Vikisews. Go to the “For beginners” section and choose the design you like. We are sure that our detailed instructions will make learning how to sew for beginners smooth sailing. But if you still happen to have any questions, you are always welcome to drop us an email – we’ll do our best to help you.

Happy sewing!