Accessories are some of the best projects to make. They are perfect for sewers of all abilities, quick to make and a great way to update and refresh your wardrobe. Even better, there is little to no fitting required!

Sewdaily.com has published a free e-book with four fashionable accessory sewing patterns. The four projects are a great way to try new techniques, materials and processes. With this e-book you’ll be able to test out using water-soluble stabilizer, metallic thread, and silk as materials; or, try shirring, ruffled edges, appliqué and handsewing techniques.

 

Download the free e-book ‘How to Sew a Scarf, Choker and Apron Pattern’.

 

The following projects are featured in the free e-book:

Free Scarf Sewing Pattern
Waterfall Scarf by Tricia Waddell

This is the first of two sewn scarf patterns featuring silk as the delightful fabric of choice. Douppioni silk gets a creative texture treatment in this simple scarf sewing pattern featuring shirred and ruffled edges. The shirring is made by gathering the scarf both vertically and horizontally, allowing you to sculpt the ends in unique ways. Sewing scarves is a great way to express your creativity, just download this free eBook and enjoy the step by step instructions from the SewDaily.com experts.

 

 

 

Free Scarf Sewing Pattern
Mosaic Silk Scarf by Tricia Waddell

Play with fabric and metallic thread and explore the second of our scarf sewing patterns featuring silk fabric. Create a stunning evening scarf by combining two colors of silk Douppioni into a clever mosaic. Sew the mosaic squares to water-soluble stabilizer using metallic thread and you will have a unique accessory.

 

 

 

 

 

Free Apron Sewing Pattern
Zigzag Apron by Melanie Testa

Get tips for how to sew an apron using zigzag piecing, hand embroidery, and appliqué for an apron that is fun and functional. The wrap-around ties create flattering shaping for this one size-fits-all apron to make you the cutest cook in the kitchen. The embellishments and elements built into this design make it delightfully different than so many other apron patterns to sew.

 

 

 

 

 

Free Fashion Choker Pattern
Raw Edge Flower Choker by Erin Snethen

An elegant accent to any outfit, this choker features silk and sheer scraps in slightly varied hues. Add crystals, buttons, or beads for sparkling flower centers, then attach the flowers to a satin ribbon and let the ends drape elegantly down your back.

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