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Great Sewing Christmas Gifts Ideas For Everyone On Your List

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about sewing Christmas gifts. But where do you begin? There are so many options! How can you possibly choose one project when there are so many amazing ideas out there? You need a little help narrowing down your choices. That’s why I’ve created this list of 28 Christmas sewing projects from my site that will make great gifts for everyone on your list this year. 

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced seamstress, there’s something on this list that will inspire you. These projects range from easy and quick to challenging and complex, but they’re all beautiful gifts that anyone would be happy to receive as a present. 

There are a lot of wonderful Christmas sewing ideas here for various levels of expertise. This collection of sewing patterns and tutorials includes everything from simple stocking stuffers and ornaments to full-sized quilts and clothes. And because many of these projects use only small amounts of fabric, they won’t break the bank either! So grab your favorite fabrics and get started today with one of these great holiday gift ideas!

Great Sewing Christmas Gifts Ideas

Sewing Christmas Gifts For Kids

Christmas is the time of year when you get to enjoy giving gifts. But one problem many people face is how to make fun and creative presents for their kids.

Here are a few suggestions that can help you come up with some amazing Christmas presents for your children and grandchildren this year that will not only keep them happy but also give them hours of fun playing with these gifts! It’s important that your children know how special they are to you. You want them to feel loved and appreciated. So why not take the stress out of getting their presents ready by making something fun and unique?

Make A Beautiful Outfit For A Barbie Doll


Making clothes for Barbie dolls is a lot of fun, but there are so many patterns and it can be hard to find the right one. I created this tutorial to help people out with that. My step-by-step tutorial with lots of photos and even a video will show you how to make the top and skirt so even beginners can create this cute outfit for a Barbie doll using these free patterns. The top has kimono sleeves, and a collar and can be tied at the front or back. The skirt is gathered around the waist.

DIY Barbie doll clothes patterns

How To Make 18-inch Doll Clothes Out Of Socks


Learn how to sew clothes for 18-inch dolls with just one pair of socks. This sewing tutorial shows you how to create tights, a beanie, and a hoodie out of a pair of knee-high socks. It is perfect if you want cute outfits without spending money on expensive doll clothing. These items are sure to fit any 18-inch doll – let me show you the process step by step so that YOU can make an awesome fall outfit for your own little girl’s favorite toy! 

How To Make American Girl Doll Clothes Out Of Socks

How to make a lovey blanket – a DIY bunny lovey


This lovey is the perfect gift for new moms and their babies! It’s soft, snuggly, and has an adorable plush bunny head. The sewing pattern is free to download – it’s easy enough that even beginners can make one! Plus, once your baby outgrows this blanket you can turn it into their first toy. The DIY lovey blanket helps babies feel safe no matter where they are.

How to make a lovey blanket - DIY bunny lovey

How To Sew A Headband DIY Free Sewing Pattern And Tutorial


Learn how to sew a headband with this easy sewing tutorial. Choose your favorite fabric and follow these simple steps and then get creative by putting your own spin on it. This is the perfect project for beginners, so don’t be afraid of giving it a try. The video includes instructions for three different headbands made from various fabrics. These are also ideal projects for upcycling old clothes you no longer wear or want anymore! Have fun making them! 

how to make stretchy headband

DIY Fabric Flowers Tutorial


These fabric flowers are so fun to make and you don’t need a lot of supplies. This tutorial will show you how to create these beautiful fabric flowers that can be used for embellishing any Christmas gifts you make for kids – headbands, clothing, and accessories. The best part is that this whole process takes less than 15 minutes! So grab your needle and thread today because this DIY is perfect for beginners of all ages.

How to make fabric flowers

Butterfly Applique Pillow Sewing Tutorial


Pillows are a great way to add comfort and style to a kids’ room. However, it can be challenging to come up with new ideas for pillow designs.

This sewing tutorial will show you how to make an easy appliqué pillow. There are many ways to create pillows, but this DIY project uses a unique technique that is done with the Cricut machine and different color fabric strips. The result is a unique design that’s sure to impress your kids.

Butterfly Applique Pillow Sewing Tutorial

Sewing Christmas Gifts For Moms

Christmas is coming and you want to make a special gift for your mom. But what? We all know that moms are the hardest people to buy gifts for because most of them already have everything they need. So how do we find that perfect gift?

Sewing Christmas gifts for your mom is not easy, but it’s the best way to show her how much you care about her. Making Christmas gifts for moms can be very rewarding if you choose the right project. Here are some ideas that I think would work well as gifts for Moms on Christmas day.

Fabric Christmas Tree Baby Bib: In The Hoop Embroidery Project


It’s Christmas time and if you’re thinking of a lasting, meaningful gift for new moms then making personalized baby bibs is the perfect option! It’s so much more meaningful than buying something at the store because you made it yourself with love! Once finished, this bib will be soft and absorbent, making it comfortable enough to wear. Plus, with its festive holiday design and bright colors, it’s sure to become one of the baby’s favorite accessories!

Fabric Christmas Tree Baby Bib

Quilted Christmas Table Runner


Make a gorgeous quilted Christmas table runner for your holiday home with this pinwheel quilt pattern idea. This pretty pattern is made out of cheerful colors and prints and will look great on your table. Use your favorite Christmas fabrics. This table runner makes a great gift and is ideal if you need to dress up a Christmas table. This is quite easy to make so would suit a beginner. As long as you know how to use your sewing machine and sew a straight line, you should be able to tackle this one.

How To Make A Quilted Christmas Table Runner

Bargello Christmas Table Runner


Bargello quilts are beautiful and intricate, but it seems they can be intimidating to make. 

The good news is that you don’t have to be an experienced quilter to create a bargello table runner. It’s easier than you think and doesn’t require any special skills or tools. We’ve put together this easy-to-follow guide for how to make a bargello table runner that shows you exactly how it’s done.  All you need is patience and some time on your hands because the process takes time, but the end result will leave everyone satisfied. 

Bargello Quilt Tutorial

Make This Placemat For Christmas: Foundation Paper Piecing Tutorial


Foundation paper piecing is a great way to make placemats that are easy and fun! You don’t need much fabric for this project. This tutorial includes step-by-step instructions with photos and videos so anyone can easily follow along. Make these placemats as gifts for the holidays or keep them all for yourself. Either way, they’ll look cute on your table this holiday season.

Foundation paper piecing tutorial

Zipper Pouch Tutorial


We all love organizing our stuff, but it seems like the most attractive and durable organizers are always super expensive. Why buy a $50 organizer when you can make your own for just a few dollars? This zippered pouch is perfect for holding makeup, pens, pencils, or anything else that needs to be organized. 

Follow this free pattern and tutorial to learn how to make this pretty little pouch yourself. The best part about making your own is that you can customize it any way you want! Add pockets inside of the lining if needed, and change out the zipper color – whatever works best for your needs!

How to sew a zipper pouch without dented corners

Trapunto Pillow


The trapunto quilting technique will make your pillows stand out. It’s an impressive way to finish off any pillow project you are working on. This tutorial will show you how to use this interesting quilting technique for your next project. Follow these steps and create something beautiful. This tutorial will walk you through how to master the trapunto quilting technique and create beautiful projects like this pillow top below.

Trapunto pillow

How To Make A Towel Wrap Cover-up And A Shower Cap


Here are two easy sewing projects from terry cloth towels. The first one is an adorable towel wrap cover-up and the second one is a hair-drying shower cap. Both projects don’t require any special skills or tools. Just follow my step-by-step video tutorial. I also have lots of tips about working with terry cloth.

How to make a towel wrap cover-up and a hair drying shower cap from terry towels –

How To Embroidery Flowers On Knits 


Embroidery is a great decorative technique and it’s not hard to learn. In this tutorial, I will show you how to refashion a plain cardigan and embroider flowers to brighten it up. I will focus on beginner embroidery tips. If you have a good embroidery machine you can embroider clothes and make something beautiful Christmas gifts and embellish whatever you want.

how to embroider flowers on knits

Mesh Laundry Bag


Washing delicate garments are difficult. It can be hard to keep them from tangling in the wash, and it’s frustrating when they snag on other items in the machine.

So why not make a bag that will protect your delicates during washing?

This tutorial will show you how to make an embroidered mesh laundry bag for washing lingerie, underwear, and socks safely in the washer without snags or tangles! The sturdy design ensures that these bags last through many loads of laundry. 

DIY mesh laundry bag in the hoop

Silk Pillowcase


If you are looking for a great Christmas gift idea, then this silk pillowcase tutorial is perfect for you.

This is the easiest way to create an amazing gift in just a few steps. You can use any fabric but I prefer to use natural silk. The most important thing is that it should be comfortable to sleep on.

Making your own pillowcase with French seams will take less than an hour of your time!  

How to sew a pillowcase with French seams

Fold and Stitch Wreath


Learn everything you need to know about making your own Fold and Stitch wreath. This is the perfect holiday craft. It will look beautiful on any door or wall during the winter season!

This simple technique can be used on many different types of projects. It’s also very versatile because you can change up the colors, fabrics, sizes, etc. It’s a fun and easy way of making something beautiful that will look beautiful on any door or wall during the winter season.

how to make a wreath with fabric or a round table topper

Sleep Mask


Sew a personalized sleep mask from 100% silk fabric. After all, we spend about 1/3 of our lives sleeping, so why shouldn’t our sleep accessories reflect that? You can download a free PDF pattern of the mask. These steps are only recommendations and you can adjust everything to your liking. For example, I put this fun embroidery on the mask, but it’s not necessary and you can embellish the mask as you want or just leave it plain. 

You don’t have to be a master seamstress in order to sew this project. We provide clear instructions with lots of images so even beginners can follow along easily.

DIY sleep mask from silk fabric

Beach Dress Cover-up


In this tutorial, we’ll be making a simple but stylish swimsuit cover-up that’s perfect for wearing over your favorite swimsuit at the pool or at the beach. The best part is that you don’t need any commercial pattern. You can draw the pattern lines right on your fabric and cut them out. It is very easy! Plus, if you want something custom-made like lace trimming around the neckline or waistband – go ahead and add it yourself. There are endless possibilities when designing your own clothes from scratch. 

how to sew beach cover up

Christmas Stocking Unicorn


In this tutorial, you will find detailed and hopefully easy-to-implement instructions on how to make a DIY Christmas stocking Unicorn. I think Christmas stockings can be anything you want, and it all depends on your imagination. You can come up with any style, change the color and fabrics, decorate them with crystals, or other things that give you inspiration – have fun! This is an unusual idea for those who are looking for something different as decorations on their mantelpiece during the festive season. 

Unicorn Christmas stocking

Easy And Quick To Sew Christmas Gifts

We all know that making something special for our loved ones is a great way to show them how much we care about them, but it can be hard to find the time. 

With these tutorials, you will learn how to sew simple yet beautiful gifts in no time at all! You’ll be able to create unique Christmas gifts without having to spend hours on end working on one project. In fact, most of these projects take less than an hour from start to finish! 

Super Easy DIY Scrunchie


Have you ever made a scrunchie? It’s a very useful thing – just an elastic band for hair, which is made from a variety of materials. In this sewing tutorial, I will show you how to make a super easy DIY scrunchie. Scrunchies are so easy and fun to make! You can use any fabric you like, but I recommend using high-quality soft material that won’t harm your hair. You can have (and probably need) scrunchies for different outfits, for different moods. Of course, you can simply buy them, but what you make yourself is always valued more and lasts longer, isn’t it?

How To Sew A Beanie 


Learn how to sew a beanie hat. DIY beanie is a great beginner sewing project. You can get it done in 30 minutes. And you can even make it without a pattern from the knit fabric of your choice. The best way to sew the DIY beanie hat is from jersey knit fabric, fleece, velvet, and lace. You can even use a boring old sweater or soft knitted dress. So if you want something unique and different than just another plain hat – follow our step-by-step tutorial on how to sew a beanie without a pattern.

How to sew a beanie hat - a new easy way

How To Sew A Simple Scarf


In this sewing tutorial, I will show you how to sew a scarf from wool flannel fabric. Fashion changes, but scarves are always relevant and at the same time practical and comfortable so it’s good to know how to sew a scarf easily, especially since it’s a very easy beginner sewing project. Also learn how to cut fabric straight, how to sew buttonholes, and how to sew on a button. 

How to sew a simple scarf

Owl Pincushion


Here is a step-by-step video sewing tutorial on how to make an owl pin cushion. Unusual sewing idea plus a free sewing pattern. It’s a really easy sewing project even for beginners without much sewing experience. Use this pin cushion while working on a sewing project to hold all your pins. 

Sewing is such a fun hobby, but it can also be very frustrating when pins get misplaced or needles go missing. With this simple project, all of those problems are solved. Plus, this pincushion doubles as an adorable decoration for your desk or craft room. It’s sure to bring some cheer into any space it inhabits. It’s also a great gift idea for friends and family members who love sewing or quilting.

Super Owl pincushion thread types and uses (2)

Tulle Christmas Tree


Try making a tulle Christmas tree – they look great on their own or in combination with another festive décor. Tulle trees are easy to make even if you’re not an experienced crafter so it won’t take much time or effort but will add a lot of charm to any room in the house. In this tutorial, I will show you how simple it is to create one of these adorable holiday decorations.

Tulle Christmas Tree

Sewing Christmas Gifts To Hang On A Tree

Here are some easy projects that will help you create fun, handmade ornaments to hang on your tree without too much hassle! You’ll easily fill up your tree with these cute DIYs! And it’s fun to make them together with your kids. I hope you enjoy these handmade ornaments as much as I do! They are quick to make and they add such a special touch to any Christmas tree.

How To Make Unique Christmas Ornaments


Looking to add a little something different and fun to a Christmas tree this year? These DIY ornaments are easy, inexpensive, and can be used as a great Christmas gift too! In bright pink with some sparkles, they will surely stand out from traditional ornaments. Click here for my step-by-step video tutorial that’s an easy craft project even for beginners. 

Unique DIY Christmas Ornaments

No Sew Christmas Ornaments


Making ornaments is one of the most popular DIY crafts around the holidays because it’s cheap, easy to do, and can be done without too much equipment. And if you are looking for an original craft idea for kids, then making these simple no-sew Christmas tree ornaments could be just what you need! This project requires only a few supplies so it won’t cost much money at all. Follow our step-by-step tutorial on how to make these cute little red ball ornaments using just fabric scraps.

No-Sew Fabric Christmas Ornament to Easily Personalize Your Tree

DIY Angel Christmas Ornament


In this tutorial, I will show you how to make DIY angel ornaments for a Christmas tree. It’s an easy DIY Christmas project. Nothing says “Christmas” better than an angel ornament! An angel is one of the main symbols of Christmas. No Christmas tree is complete without angel ornaments. They are the best DIY Christmas decorations. All materials can be found at your local store and they’re inexpensive too – perfect if you want to do some last-minute holiday crafting (or shopping!) Give them as gifts or add them to your home decor. 

Angel Ornament

Did you find this tutorial helpful? If so, save this pin (see below) on your sewing board so you can come to this tutorial later when you are ready for sewing Christmas gifts, and follow me on Pinterest for more tips, tutorials, and inspiration!

Great Sewing Christmas Gifts Ideas

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Debbie Land

Wednesday 3rd of November 2021

These are great but I need something for a 9 yr old boy. Help please

Olga Balasa

Wednesday 3rd of November 2021

My son when he was 9 wanted Lego, Lego and more Lego. At 11 I remember he wanted (and got) the Lego version of the aircraft carrier, and let me tell you, he killed a LOT of enemies with that thing, and he populated the flight deck with all his Lego figurines and machines! Things have changed now, kids want as far as I know mostly video games, latest consoles, latest gadgets, etc. Sorry, have no real insight into what a 9 year old wants now. Sorry ... Perhaps you can try asking in the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/224047158665045?

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