Although winter definitely has its downsides—hello, snow-shoveling and icy roads—the truth is that I usually spend the rest of the year thinking about how much I love all of the cute accessories that come along with it. You can’t exactly wear a hat and scarf in the middle of July (unless you’re willing to get more than a few weird looks), so while I’m not a huge fan of being cold all the time, this year I’ve decided to make the most of winter and really appreciate the cold-weather style before it’s spring again!
If you’re already feeling burned out and bummed about the cold and cloudy days, why not cheer yourself up with these 16 wintery free sewing patterns? You’ll learn how to sew the cutest accessories that double as protection from icy winds. These easy sewing tutorials are all you need to get started on a new set of winter gear—you’ll almost be sorry when spring rolls around!
How to Sew Mittens
Cold fingers are the worst. Mittens make for easy sewing projects that can be made from upcycled clothes.
Cashmere Mitten Pattern
Super Simple Sweater Mittens
Upcycled Embellished Mittens
Recycled Sweater Mitten Pattern
Muff Sewing Patterns
Muffs have been making a serious comeback lately, and no wonder—it’s an elegant way to keep your hands warm and they’re so easy to sew.
How to Make a Muff
How to Make a Faux Fur-Lined Muff
Winter Girl Easy Hat and Muff Pattern
Kids’ Hand Warmer Muff
Easy Scarf Patterns
A scarf is the perfect winter accessory! They can dress up any plain top, giving you total style with zero effort.
Thrifty Refashioned Infinity Scarf
Reversible Fleece Cowl Scarf
The Easy Infinity Scarf Tutorial
Sweater Into Infinity Scarf Tutorial
Winter Hat Sewing Patterns
No winter outfit would be complete without a cute, handmade hat! These four are all unique in their own ways but still super cute.
Wool Sweater Hat
Winter Ear Warmer Headband
Flapper Headband Ear Warmer Tutorial
Adorable Owl Fleece Hat