10 Easy DIY Gifts to Sew {This Christmas}

Ready to make the best DIY Christmas presents you've ever seen? Than these 10 free how-tos will be just right for you! These colorful tutorials are meant for hobby sewists like me, so they are simple, clear and easy to follow - meaning really easy, like step-by-step and lots of photos!

 

10 Easy DIY Gifts to Sew {This Christmas}

And they are so cute I loved making them! {Yes, all of them!} Now it's your turn to choose your favorite:



1) Colorful Christmas ornaments 



 Colorful Christmas Felt Lights ornaments

Let's start with a standard Christmas one: it's cute colorful ornaments you can give to a friend of yours, to decorate their Christmas tree. Especially useful if there are small children in the house - these decorations are unbreakable, soft, and lightweight. Perfect to allow your toddler rearrange the Christmas tree, again and again (now you'll probably not even want to give them away as gift, right?) A  free tutorial with step-by-step photos here, and a free PDF Pattern at this link:



Click here to get the free PDF pattern on Craftsy.


2) Colorful DIY Felt Coasters {really easy}


diy coasters to make from felt

These easy felt coasters will be an eye-catcher at any party, and make a perfect homemade Christmas gift! A tutorial with step-by-step directions here.



3) Polka dot zipper pouch


zipper pouch with free pattern
A cute zipper pouch tutorial - a perfect beginner sewing project. Easy and quick to sew, this will be a great holiday gift - just think of all the color combinations you can choose! A tutorial with step-by-step directions here and a free PDF Pattern at this link:



Click here to get the free PDF pattern on Craftsy.

  

4) A soft baby toy


a soft baby ball tutorial with free template


Speaking of kids, this is a present to make for even younger ones: babies. This soft toy for a baby can be made in a really short time. Easy to make, this step-by-step tutorial will take you through your first sewing project! A tutorial with step-by-step directions here and a free PDF Pattern at this link:



Click here to get the free PDF pattern on Craftsy.




5) Felt fish for kids

felt fish with corn stuffing - DIY toys for kids

Searching for easy to make toys for kids? You've found one: make felt fish with corn stuffing and your kids will have a blast playing a fun throwing game! Find your tutorial with step-by-step directions here.



6) A cute bucket hat


bucket hat for kids - tutorial and free pattern

​What if someone told you there's an easy step-by-step tutorial to make the cutest bucket hat for your kid? So cute you'll never want to get a different one! Get your free pattern and updated how-to here {It's appropriate for beginner sewists, too!}

 

7) DIY Bandana bib for babies


free pattern and tutorial for baby bandana bibs

​A step-by-step bandana bib tutorial with a free pattern, quite simple and easy to make. It will be made in no time and save you some money along the way. Who knows, you might just create an all-time favorite bib for your toddler! A tutorial with step-by-step directions here and a free PDF Pattern at this link:

Click here to get the free PDF pattern on Craftsy.



8) Easy DIY pajama pants for toddlers


Simple and soft {and warm} pajama pants for toddlers
​Make pajama pants for your toddler! An an easy step-by-step tutorial for you with plenty of photos. These pajama pants can be made really quickly! Get your tutorial with step-by-step directions here. {Beginner sewist? Go for it, it's easy.}



9) Cute Felt Playfood for Kids



7 of my favorite free felt play food TUTORIALS for home-made felt fruit and vegetables
Have a look at 7 of my favorite free felt play food TUTORIALS for home-made felt fruit and vegetables. (And several tips on how to choose the right felt...)


10) Button Snake for Kids


diy button snake for kids

This colorful felt button snake is made in a moment, requiring really little sewing skills. It's one of the all-time favorite toys among toddlers for learning buttoning and fine motor skills through play. Easy and fast to make - a perfect gift! A tutorial with step-by-step directions here.


These easy-to-sew patterns make great little projects! I hope you have found a favorite for you to make this Christmas.


 Happy sewing!


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Or feel free to check out some of my PDF patterns on Craftsy. Many of them are free! They are all linked to my free tutorials on the blog, so it will be super easy for you to use them to sew something cute for yourself or your loved ones. Or ...go straight to one of my currently most popular PDF patterns - the gift bag pattern. 6 formats and sizes for all your gifts! 

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