Sewing & Quilting Patterns

Fleece Hat & Scarf Patterns

Fleece Hat with Ear Flaps

Reversible Fleece Beanie Hat
(Please note that the child size for these 2 patterns is good for elementary grades, and the adult is really an adult small.  The adult size fits a 9 year old really well.) 
Fleece Hats, with a pattern for fleece pompoms at the bottom of the page; here's a video to show you how they're made!  These would be great for all ages.

Scarf with Pockets
Infinity Scarf

No-Sew Patterns:
No-Sew Hat pattern, with coordinating No-Sew Delicate Ruffled Scarf, and No-Sew Color Block Scarf.

Additional Notes:
Hats: Here's a basic head sizing chart from Crafty Yarn Council, and a more detailed one from Iowa State University.
Scarves: For fleece scarves, please use this guide:
     Jr./Sr. high and adult - about 7' (84")
    4th - 6th grade - about 6' (72")
    1st - 3rd grade - about 5' (60")

Cancer Hats

Head Huggers has a large assortment of hat patterns for sewing, knitting and crocheting.
Gail Brown’s Creative Kindness Beret can be made in a variety of fabrics.
Brimming With Love has links to several patterns.
Reversible Chemo Cap.
Fleece Beret
McCall's has some hat patterns that would work well: 6521, 4116 & 9551. 
Kwik Sew has 3481 & 3699.  Check out local fabric stores for sales.

Lap Robes & Baby Quilts

The size is similar, the purpose is different, and the basic difference between them is color, theme, and who you're making them for!

If you’re new to quilting, you may find Quilting Basics helpful.  It includes a list of the equipment, tools, and supplies you’ll need.  Here's some more Basic Lessons for Quilting:
Choosing Fabric                                                    Borders
Square Up Your Block                                         Pillowcase Style Finishing
Sashing                                                                   Quilting

Here’s some basic quilt patterns, with examples and variations if you want to ‘play’:
Tilting Windmills Quilt
Wonky 9 Patch Quilt
Alternating Squares Baby Quilt
Staggered Squares Baby Quilt

Disappearing 9 Patch Baby Quilt

All People Quilt also has a lot of patterns.


Shawls / Wraps

Shawls / Wraps: they can be either long rectangular (2'-2.5' wide and 4'-5' long) or triangular (about 5’-6’ on the long edge)

Tote Bags

Here's a basic tote bag pattern, with some extras to embellish it.  These have been updated, and the Tote Bag Extras I & II have been consolidated into one file.
Tote Bag
Tote Bag Extras


Pillowcase Patterns

Here is an easy pattern to use from the 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge:
Basic Pillowcase Pattern

And if you’re feeling a little more adventurous, here’s a slightly more challenging pattern.  Please only use this one if you’re more comfortable with sewing!
Roll It Up Pattern
Here’s a video for the Roll It Up pillowcase!

Baby Hats

Baby hat patterns for knit fabric from Tie Dye Diva:
Free Baby Knot Hat Pattern and Tutorial

Free Tie-Top Beanie Pattern

Fleece baby hat patterns from Fleece Fun:
Halloween Hat Pack

Halloween Hat Pack 2
These are really cute, although they may be a little large for infants.  There are several different types of ears to use.