Sewing Projects to Make and Sell - Things to Make and Sell On Etsy
Looking for some ways to make extra money this year and know how to sew? When it comes to top-selling items on Etsy, sewing projects are definitely some of the best sellers, especially at Christmas time. Learn how to make some extra cash by leveraging those sewing skills and have fun while doing it. Have no idea where to start? Well, we made that easy for you by putting together a list of 50 easy DIY sewing projects to make and sell.
Whether you have your own online shop, are an Etsy newbie or sell your sewing wares elsewhere, you can certainly find some awesome new things to sew here. From quick DIY farmhouse home decor ideas to creative fashion and wearables to some adorable and marketable gift ideas to sew, you are sure to find some cool new things to sew here. These are projects I’ve tried and tested making and selling, and these are the cutest, most profitable sewing items I could find. I you love to sew and make money doing it, these fabric crafts are sure to please. All complete with instructions, tutorials and photos, plus lots of cool tips, you are ready to get busy to sell before Christmas. Don’t let the holidays limit you, though. Most of these are top sellers all year round. Want to find some crafts to make and sell while you are at it? Try these 75 Top Selling Crafts to Make and Sell, too.
Get warm and cozy with this adorable mermaid tail blanket from Sew Much Ado. The instructions are so easy to follow that you won’t have a hard time even if you’re a beginner sewer. I can’t wait to download the free patterns and get started!
I just love how stylish this zipper pencil pouch is! And with only 10 steps, you will be able to re-create this simple DIY. Adding bling into the zipper is also a brilliant idea. Head on over to Positively Splendid to learn more and gather inspiration.
Would you believe that this stylish and classy crossbody bag is made from a kitchen towel and faux leather? But look at how cute this turned out. Definitely a charmer! I just love the yellow plaid and I think this would be the perfect bag to use in the summer. Find out the details at A Kailo Chic Life.
Another super simple project to make and sell. These cute and chic baby bandana bibs are so easy to make that you only need minimal sewing skills. They make an adorable gift for baby showers and mama-to-be. Read the full tutorial on Hello Wonderful for the complete instructions.
This is one of my favorite things to sew, ever. I just love being able to choose hundreds of different looks for these, so it allows for the making of them not to get old. Fabric scraps work great for this sewing project you can sell on Etsy or other shops. You just need fabric, insulated liner and some velcro to make these. There is a video sewing tutorial and step by step instructions for making these DIY koozie drink covers for cans or bottles. Super cute use of leftover fabric pieces, no? My dad and brothers love these and want more every year at Christmas. Yours may, too!
Keep out dust and crumbs from the mixer bowl by sewing this cute cover. If you have fat quarters lying around, then you are off to a good start. This is a genius idea so even if you are a bit new to sewing, I am pretty sure this is a project that you can handle.
Now, I am really keen on trying this project simply because it looks so cool and I just love tote bags. The instructions are not difficult at all so its perfect for sewing novices like me. I just adore the contrasting handle and whole package, actually. Perfect gift for mom, too!
Want a stylish leather iPad protector but don’t want to splurge? Well, you can create your own with the easy and simple step-by-step instructions from Brit + Co. It’s a gorgeous piece that you can create without breaking the bank. This project idea only requires super basic sewing skills so getting started will surely be a breeze.
Got fabric scraps from your sewing stash? The portable first aid kit is a terrific sewing project that you can make and sell from using fabric scraps. It looks super cute and super functional too. I love the little compartments and pockets for the band-aids and other stuff. It’s an easy and inexpensive DIY that can make for a perfect gift as well.