8 Easy & Stylish No-Sew DIYs for Home

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso

Not everyone is into sewing. Perhaps you forgot the technique your grandmother passed down, didn’t make it to that Girl Scouts meeting, or simply don’t have the time to sit down and stitch something up. That doesn’t mean you have to forfeit playing with fabric though, there are plenty of no-sew DIYs that fool the eye, such as these creative projects below:

Photo: Paper & Stitch

Small Area Rug

Using a bedsheet and cardboard template, you can create this woven boho rug for any room of the house. Project by: A Beautiful Mess


Pillow Cover

Give your favorite pillow an instant facelift with any fabric of your choice. Project by: Yellow Brick Home


Leather Wall Pockets

We’re kind of obsessed with these DIY catch-all pockets that add function and personality to an entryway, empty hall, or office space. Project by: Jungalow 


Linen Napkins

Crafting custom-made napkins with a frayed accent is easier than you’d think. Project by: Monsters Circus



These project plans show you how to easily construct a small stool with little time and money. Project by: Build Basic



Give a blank set of curtains a bold makeover with thick strips of fabric and fusible webbing. Take note that the fabric is not permanently secured and can be removed. Project by: The Yellow Cape Cod


Faux Fur Chair

This simple chair upgrade is the epitome of drab to fab. Project by: Creative Fashion Blog


Hot Pads

Create a stylish and protective hot plate with this simple tutorial. Use the tie-dye method with vibrant colors, a monochromatic scheme, or keep it minimal with no pigment. Project by: Paper & Stitch

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso
Dani is House One’s assistant editor. As a Norwalk, CT native, Dani graduated from UConn with a BA in Digital Media and Design. This millennial longs for the days of All That, Tamagotchis, and Dunkaroos. When she’s not working, she’s hanging outdoors, playing with her dogs, or watching makeup tutorials on YouTube.

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