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Holiday Sewing Projects

Sewing ideas for your holiday

Here is a round-up of some of our favourite projects to make and take with you on your holidays. 


Holiday Clothing Projects

Whether you're beach-bound, sightseeing or getting active on your holiday, be sure to pack a few easy-to-wear dresses to take you into the evening, t-shirts, casual trousers and shorts in your suitcase. Beach lovers will love a bikini cover-up too! Here are some great clothing projects for you to sew for the holiday season. 

Sew a sundress

Linen trousers for summer sewing project

Tubular Sundress

Fisherman's Trousers

Everyday Tunic  Shirred waist skirt project

Wear Anywhere Tunic from Purl Soho


Shirred Skirt from Melly Sews 

Wide leg pants

Frilly shorts pattern 

Easy Wide Leg Trousers from A Pair and A Spare

 Pinwheel Shorts from Grosgrain 


Travel Bags and Pouches

You know how much paraphernalia you have to pack even for a weekend break, so these useful bags and pouches will help keep everything under control in your bag or suitcase and when you're on the beach!

 Sew a washbag in laminated cotton  Sew a hairbrush travel case 

 Wipe Clean Washbag

 Hairbrush Travel Case

Pouch to make for holding a first aid kit

Wear and wash travel bag 

First Aid Pouch

Wear and Wash Travel Bag from Sew Lux

Tea bag holder

Beach bag sewing project 

Tea Bag Holder

Reversible Beach Bag 


On the Journey

You will find these accessories useful for the journey, whether it's by plane, train or car!

Sleep eye masks to sew Sew luggage tags

Sleep Masks from I Sew Free

Luggage Tags from Clover & Violet

Travel neck pillow

Car seat organiser to sew 

Travel Neck Pillow from The Cottage Mama

Car Seat Organiser from 8th Day Creations 

Things to Do on Holiday

Plenty of time to indulge in some embroidery or hand sewing on holiday so take your supplies in one of our useful travel cases, or why not make the kids some travel games for those lazy afternoons by the pool?

Sewing Travel Roll Travel sewing kit

Sewing Travel Roll

Travel Sewing Kit

Make a case to hold your EPP patchwork projects

 Take Along Games set to sew

English Paper Piecing Travel Case

Take-Along Games Set from Made Everyday 

 Take a look at our other free projects here.

Lots of free sewing tutorials