Make your own Easter basket & more sewing tutorials perfect for Spring

Make your own Easter basket & more sewing tutorials perfect for Spring

We’ve chosen 7 fun and creative DIY sewing tutorials for you to get stuck into this Spring, including an easter basket in time for April.

Snap a photo of your finished projects and share with us on social media!

1. For the animal lovers

DIY felt fox purse 

The great thing about felt is that it’s an easy-to-use material for amateur sewers,

and since this design relies mostly on simple shapes, it’s a great starter project for beginners.

Try it out:

2. For picnic planners

DIY re-useable sandwich bag 

These practical sandwich bags use laminated cotton for the exterior, and can be styled however you like. This project isn’t just a breeze to complete, but is better for the planet than a throwaway item because you can use the finished product again and again.

Make yours:

3. For staying safe in style

DIY fabric face mask 

With Covid-19 restrictions still in place across most of the country, face masks could be a staple part of our everyday wardrobe for some time yet. The benefits of making your own is that you can choose materials that are most comfortable for you as an individual, and create bespoke designs that exist nowhere else.

Get started:


4. For day-trippers

 DIY pleather duffle bag

For those that have already started planning Spring days out, a day-trip bag that is just big enough for the essentials is a must-have. We think this one is the perfect size!

We’ve suggested pleather (plastic leather) as a cheaper, easier and more environmentally friendly alternative than real leather, but your design choices are up to you. Go wild!

Try it out:

5. For coffee addicts

DIY reusable photo coffee cozy 

This is probably the simplest project on our list, but the most unique. We’d never seen this idea until we came across A Beautiful Mess’ blog, but have tried it for ourselves and the result is a brilliant gift for friends and family. 

One of the best things about the project is that it’s perfect for using up scraps of fabric leftover from previous projects. 

Take a look:

6. For the work-from-homers

DIY mousepad 

Like most of the country, we’ve been working mostly from home at Sewbox HQ and loved it when we came across this project. Your home office doesn’t have to be filled with bland colours - why not pick your favourite fabric from our huge collection and spruce up your workspace?

Make your own:

7. For Easter chocoholics!

DIY fabric easter basket 

This finished product is a perfect way to entertain the kids for a couple of hours, or to decorate the house in time for Easter. Mix and match fabrics from our collection at!

Get started:

Susan Stevenson
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