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It’s June and it’s starting to get hot! Which is why today I want to share with you some of my favorite cool summer sewing projects that are easy enough for beginners, but fun and useful enough for more experienced sewists!
I love summer sewing projects because they usually require less fabric than winter projects and they are so light, airy and colorful!
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The best cool summer sewing projects
Summer Bucket Hat Tutorial And Free Sewing Pattern
Everyone needs a good summer hat to protect themselves. I love that this summer bucket hat can be folded up to put in a bag for travelling. Oh, and there's a free sewing pattern for it, too!
Cool Summer Ice Pop Holder
These ice pop holders are really fast to make and I love that they're made out of neoprene to protect little fingers!
How to sew splash balls from an old bathing suit
Cut up an old bathing suit to make these simple DIY splash balls! So much fun for playing in the pool, at the beach, or even in your backyard!
How To Make a Beach Bag Towel Tote - Easy Beach Bag
I'm a big fan of teaching kids responsability, and one step that I loved taking with them was to have them prepare their own beach bags with everything they need. This easy beach bag tote is made from a summery beach towel!
Tutorial + FREE Swim Cap Pattern for Kids & Adults
Most pools require you wear a swim cap. This one is fast and easy to stitch up and the FREE pattern is for adults and kids both!
Sew a Sunglasses Case with a Free Pattern
How to Make a Cap Sleeve T shirt (without a pattern!)
Garment sewing CAN be easy with this super simple cap sleeve T-shirt tutorial! You don't need a pattern, just a shirt to use as a cutting guide, and even beginners can handle the two lines of stitching required.
Upcycled Denim Bean Bag Game
I love summer games and and repurposing. And this upcycled denim bean bag game is even portable so you can bring it wherever you go this summer!
Refashion shorts into a DIY skirt with godets
Got shorts or pants that you don't love? Cut up the legs and insert triangular pieces of fabric for an awesome refashioned DIY skirt with godets!
Summer Tote Bag – Free Pdf Pattern
I love that this tote bag has inside pockets so you can keep your phone and money easy to reach!
Tutorial: Sew your own Beach Umbrella Carry Bag
Protect yourself from the hot summer sun! This DIY beach umbrella carry bag makes it easy to bring your umbrella with you even to the furthest parts of the beach!
Sew Pom Pom Shorts with Free Pattern!
Love these short-shorts with pom pom trim!
How to Hand Sew a Scrunchie for your Hair
I hate feeling hair on my neck when it's hot. You can hand sew a scrunchie (or use a sewing machine) in just a few minutes to help you keep cool!
Free large beach bag pattern with pockets
Another great beach bag pattern. I love those rope handles and the fact that it has a zip pocket so you don't have to worry about your keys falling out into the sand!
Free Template! How to make a circle skirt with directional fabric
Circle skirts are so fun to wear and twirl in, and are fresh and cool to wear in the summer. Check out my free template for sizes baby and up, plus tips on how to sew a circle skirt with directional fabric.
What could be easier than this quick and simple drawstring backpack? Perfect for throwing a few things in to head out to the pool!
How to sew a refashioned DIY lace t-shirt top
This summer top is so easy to sew with a simple square of white lace.
How to make a DIY beach cover up dress
What a simple idea for a comfy beach cover up dress. Just pop it on over your bathing suit and go! Also love the mini pompom trim on the sleeves!
Tutorial: Make a box pleated skirt from jeans and sheets
Add a rectangle of fabric (mine's from an old sheet!) to an old pair of jeans for a comfortable and fun box-pleated skirt for summer!
Free Swing Dress Tutorial With Stylish Fabric
This dress is so light and airy, perfect for summer!
Refashioning for kids: turn old pants into shorts
This is one of the most basic refashioning projects ever, but perhaps the most useful, too! Every year I take stock of my son's pants with ripped knees, and turn them into shorts for the summer!
How to Sew a Wrap Top- Beginner friendly sewing project
This wrap top is made from simple rectangular pieces and is great for beginners!
Refashion tutorial: Turn pants into a skirt
And another simple refashion that I love for outgrown kid pants: turn them into a skirt!
How to Sew Pool Chair Covers... that have lots of pockets and fold into a bag!
Take a regular beach towel and add some straps and easy pockets for the best pool chair cover!
A Flowy and Flowery T-Shirt Dress Refashion
What an adorable summer refashion project! Turn a T-shirt into a cute tunic/dress with frilly sleeves!
Felt Watermelon Zip Pouch Tutorial
What says summer more than watermelon?! This is perfect for carrying all your lip gloss, keys and coins!
How to embellish with slashed t-shirt reverse applique
Got a T-shirt with some logos or stains to cover up? This slashed jersey effect is easy with a cool effect!
How to cover up logos on clothes with applique stripes
Another great tutorial for covering up logos and stains on T-shirts. Cut some strips of jersey fabric for a fun ombre look. Read for the trick to making the strips fit perfectly onto the shirt!
Lago Tank Digital Sewing Pattern (PDF)
A perfect free classic tank top sewing pattern.
No-Show Socks FREE Sewing Pattern. Get ready for Summer!
Who wants to wear thick socks in the summer? These sweet lace no-show socks are perfect for your summer ballerina shoes!
How to sew a Waterproof Picnic Blanket from upcycled umbrellas
This 100% repurposed picnic blanket is sewn from an old sheet and a surprising waterproof material: upcycled umbrellas!
How to Make a Water Bottle Carrier
And, while you're getting your things ready for a picnic, don't forget this DIY water bottle carrier!
The Super Simple Dress-Skirt
If you have a summer dress that doesn't fit you right up top, just cut off the top and add some elastic to make a longer skirt! Such an easy refashion!
Hot summer means ice-cold summer drinks. Which means condensation. Protect your furniture with these summery citrus coasters!
confessions of a refashionista + t(ie)-shirt cardigan
This tutorial shows how to transform a long-sleeve T-shirt into a unique short-sleeved cardigan with an upcycled necktie and vintage button!
Which of these cool summer sewing projects will you get started on first? 😄
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