From Fall home decor projects to napkins to pillows, here are more than 25 cute things to sew for Thanksgiving and Fall.
I love Thanksgiving, but I always feel bad that it gets stuck in between two large Holidays. Apparently, it’s the middle child of Autumn celebrations.
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Each year, I try to make an effort to celebrate Thanksgiving on a personal level, but I also make sure that it is celebrated in my home.
Thanksgiving and Fall Sewing Projects
I love to craft and sew. If you do, too, you might like some of these projects that are perfect for quick and easy sewing for Fall or Thanksgiving.
On this list of Thanksgiving sewing projects, you’ll find everything from items to sew for your holiday table to the perfect gift for your Thanksgiving host.
Fall Home Decor Sewing Projects
1- Thanksgiving Advent Calendar @ Polka Dot Chair. I know that the term Advent is reserved specifically for the Christmas Holidays. But I took a bit of artistic license and created the 12 days of Thanksgiving. Each day leading up to Thanksgiving featured a unique activity to build gratitude. You can find the tutorial for the countdown calendar and the Thanksgiving activity ideas in the post.
2- Candy Corn Pillows @ Positively Splendid. Who says that candy corn is just for Halloween? Add a bit of festive spirit to your living room with these cute Candy Corn Pillows.
3- Pumpkin Pillow @ Ameroonie Designs. This pumpkin pillow is cute and oh-so-simple to make. It uses a bit of felt and chenille to give it texture.
4- Patchwork Pumpkin Pillow. If you love to quilt, then I think you’ll really enjoy this simple pieced pumpkin pillow pattern.
5- Fall Leaf Pillow @ Tatertots and Jello. This cute pillow uses a placemat as a cheater way to finish it super fast!
6- Sweater Pumpkins @ Confessions of a Plate Addict. What a great way to repurpose an old sweater.
7- Fabric Pumpkins: If you’re looking for a fabric pumpkin tutorial, I suggest this one at Flamingo Toes.
8- Give Thanks Pillow @ Dear Lillie. This pillow is made using a paint drop cloth. It gives it a great texture, and it’s inexpensive to make.
Aprons, Napkins & Things to Sew for Your Thanksgiving Table
9. Hostess Apron Pattern- Polka Dot Chair. Welcome your guests in style with this fun apron made from Liberty of London Fabrics.
10. Quilt Block Hot Pad- Ameroonie Designs. These hot pads feature the striking design of a simple quilt block in solid colors and make great hostess gifts.
11. Merry Go Round Hot Pads: These round potholders are a fun take on a simple hot pad. Make a set to give as a hostess gift.
12- Thankful Apron Tutorial @ Fleece Fun – This free apron pattern at Fleece Fun features a fun ribbon tie and piping detail.
13- Rise and Shine Dish Towel @ Make it Do This sweet dish towel at Make it Do would make a wonderful hostess gift.
14- Fall Mini Quilt/ Table Runner @ Diary of A Quilter. Amy always knows the best ways to combine prints and patterns. This mini table runner is so cute, and you’ll want to leave it on display from September to the end of Autumn.
15-Fall Leaves at Purl Bee These leaves are gorgeous and would be perfect to use as coasters on your Thanksgiving table.
16- Ruffled Burlap Table Runner Tutorial @ Sew Much Ado. The ruffle detail on this table runner gives it an extra bit of texture, which would look fabulous on a table.
17- Linen Thanksgiving Napkins at Purl Bee. If you stitch up a set of these dinner napkins, you can use them year after year. The ombre effect of the colors is absolutely stunning and would be beautiful on any dining room table.
18- Skinny Simple Table Runner @ Polka Dot Chair. This project was not designed for Thanksgiving or Fall but could easily be adapted with different fabrics.
19- Fat Quarter Napkin Tutorial. Create a set of napkins for your Thanksgiving table using this free tutorial. The napkins have rounded corners and bias binding around the edge. A fun way to use a Fat Quarter bundle.
Cute Thanksgiving Craft Projects
20- Thankful Embroidery Hoop Pattern – Cutesy Crafts for Polka Dot Chair. This beautiful embroidery would be a nice addition to your Fall wall decor throughout the month of November.
21- Embroidery Hoop Turkey @ Gwenny Penny. How cute would this turkey be on a kid’s table?
22- Turkey Embroidery Hoop Art @ Fresh Poppy Design. This is another simple and adorable idea for a Turkey embroidery project.
23- Gobble Gobble Kids Turkey T-Shirt @ Cottage Home. Stitch up something cute for your kids to wear to Thanksgiving dinner with this free tutorial at the Cottage Mama.
24- Candy Corn Autumn Yarn Wreath. Wrap yarn around a simple styrofoam wreath form to create a beautiful textured autumn wreath.
25- Wool Felt Pumpkin Banner Tutorial & Pattern. This autumn pumpkin banner is the perfect fall sewing project and one that is easy to display since it’s lightweight and easy to hang. You can get the full tutorial on our blog!
26- Autumn Leaf Garland Tutorial. Add a touch of texture and pattern to your Fall and Autumn decor with this simple leaf garland. Learn how to make one with our free Fabric Leaf Sewing Pattern. This project is a great one to make with fabric scraps that you may have leftover from another Autumn sewing project.