Craft Projects For The Car

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Here are several crafty projects you can sew to organize and accessorize the inside of your vehicle.

Caddy Organizer: This straps to the headrest and along the back of the seat, finished size is approx. 13″ wide x 21″ high (strap is adjustable). Also see this car-seat pocket organizer (pdf).

Seatbelt Sleeves: Helps protect your neck from being scratched against by a seatbelt. Super easy project made with a bit of fabric and strips of velcro.

Air Freshener: Made with scraps of felt and filled with dried lavender, hung by a pretty piece of ribbon.

Hanging Trash Bag: Pretty bag that hangs from the back of a headrest. Features a quick release clip for easy removal and adjusting.

Backseat Organizer: Top fits under the headrest and bottom is held in place with elastic straps.

Car Seat Cover: Learn how to make simple seat covers with fake fur fabric. Free pdf download.

Caddy: Made to fit in a cup holder and features pockets to hold goodies, uses a recycled can and fabric.

Craft Caddy: Nice organizer made with fat quarters and clear vinyl. Fits Plenty of pouches to keep your crafts supplies organized!

Visor CD Holder: Keep your CDs organized and at your fingertips with this project. Also see Instructables for a similar tutorial.

Seatbelt Sleeve: Circles of fleece are sewn together then a strip of velcro added.

Steering Wheel Cover: (knitting pattern) Made to fit a steering wheel circumference of 46″ but there are instructions to customize for other sizes.

Hanging Tote: Features a handy umbrella pocket underneath. Hangs on the back of the seat.

Seat Protector: You’ll need laminated fabric, tissue paper (for making pattern), velcro, quilt binding (for straps), edges finished with double fold bias tape.

Full Seat Cover: This is made hammock style which helps protect a pet from falling to the floor (with sudden stops).

Seat Belt Cozy: (crochet) It’s basically a potholder shape that’s then folded around the belt and buttons closed (on two ends).

Recovering Door Panels: If things are looking a little shabby, here’s a nifty idea to freshen up inner panels with decorative fabric.

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Published: January 19, 2008
Updated: October 3, 2012

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