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Gifts to Sew


These ideas for gifts to sew will make birthdays, Christmas and holidays a little easier on the budget and a lot more thoughtful. We've separated two sections with easy to sew presents and ones that are just a little harder but still very doable. You can make any of these ideas unique by picking out special fabric that will match the personality of the recipient.




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Easy Presents to Sew

Felt Bookmark

Fleece Blanket

fleece blanket no sew

Sewing Kit in a Jar

sewing kit in jar


ipod Holder

ipod holder

Bottle Bag- think bubble bath, sparkling cider, etc.

bottle bag sewn

Dinner Placemat- with matching Cloth dinner Napkins

dinner placemat

Neck Pillow

sewn neck pillow

Binder Cover- fill the inside with dividers, zipped pencil case and new pencils
binder cover

Sew an envelope to place a gift card in!



Need an easy hand sewing project?
Felt Patterns!
felt sewing patterns

A Little Harder Sewn Gifts

Zipper Bag-fill your sewn gift with cosmetics, pencils, treats, money, etc.

zipper bag

Cloth Basket- fill with theme goodies, baking, bath stuff or a hobby.

basket sewn


Cloth Tray- great for filling with homemade treats and goodies.

cloth tray basket

Table Runner


Tablecloth
- buy holiday fabric or fabric to match their decor.

tablecloth sewn

Quilt- pick the size you are comfortable sewing. It could be a lap quilt or a larger quilt. Pick fabric to match the recipient's personality.

sew a quilt

Wall Hanging- to match their room decor.

wall hanging

More Sewing Gifts Help

Here are 10 Easy Christmas gift ideas.

Don't see what you had in mind? There are 100 more tutorials on our kids sewing projects index.

How about sewing your own goodie bags for a party?

goodie bags to sew

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