It’s that time of the year when we share our favorite Christmas gift ideas for friends, family, and loved ones! We have 60+ Christmas sewing projects for all skill levels. You will find everything from small gifts to home decor, clothes, and other practical gifts here! So grab your sewing kit and get started.

1. DIY Antler Napkins

In a few simple steps you can make these DIY Antler napkins. They are a fun way to decorate your holiday table and can be used for many years!

Image shows a DIY antler napkin with a mug with hot cocoa and marshmallows inside.
You won’t believe how easy to make they are.

2. DIY Tea Towel Apron

Sew an apron for the holidays – even for the beginning sewer. It’s a great gift, especially for bakers!

Image shows a dIY apron with cooking items next to it.
This is the perfect gift for people who love to cook and bake!

3. Christmas Wine Bottle Tote

When it comes to giving handmade gifts during the holiday, a quilted wine bottle tote bag is a great way to jazz up a bottle of wine or champagne.

Image shows a quilted wine bottle tote bag with christmas decorations.
We love gifting presents that can be used several times!

4. Sheer Pocket Drawstring Fabric Gift Bag Tutorial

Fabric gift bags are so useful! Make and give one to your friends and family. This one has a sheer front pocket perfect for holding the gift tag.

Image shows two gift bags in red and green with gift tags.
No matter what you’re gifting, make sure the bag holding the present is also nice!

5. Zippered Pouch Tutorial

Make this simple zippered pouch to give to friends and family this holiday season. It’s practical, pretty, and reusable!

Image shows a zippered pouch wiht a phone and sunglasses inside.
There are so many uses for this gift.

6. Christmas Potholder Towels Craft

These DIY Christmas Potholder towels will make a useful and personal Christmas gift! These double up as towels and the tutorial is so easy to follow.

Image shows a woman holding a tray of cookies using a DIY pot holder.
The Christmas theme makes it even more festive.

7. Anthropologie Inspired Stocking

This Anthropologie Inspired Stocking is a fun quick project. Make stockings for everyone in the family!

Image shows a stocking with a christmas theme.
So pretty!

8. DIY Appliqué Gift Bag

Here are two cute patterns you can try to make applique gift bags! Follow the step by step instructions and in no time you’ll have your own to give!

Image shows a DIY applique gift bag with a ribbon.
So festive and easy to make!

9. How to Make a Cowl Scarf Sewing Tutorial

There is nothing cozier than a warm cowl scarf. You can make it to the person’s favorite color or print and we’re sure they’ll love it! via Happiest Camper.

Image shows a cowl scarf with christmas decorations.
Keep your loved ones warm with a handmade scarf!

10. How To Sew a Minky Baby Blanket

This sewing tutorial is easy and turns out so cute and cuddly. It’s great for a baby gift or for a small child. via Happiest Camper.

Image shows a minky baby blanket with baby toy keys.
Such a fluffy gift.


Use this free stocking pattern to make the best diy Christmas stockings for the entire family. The best part is that they’re reversible so you can match them to your Christmas decor for years. via Apple Green Cottage.

Imge shows three christmas stockings in different colors.
Get into the Christmas spirit with these stockings.


Make a cute diy Christmas pillow sham with a flange following this free tutorial and use the free applique templates via Apple Green Cottage.

Image shows a DIY christmas pillow.
Make pillows for everyone in your family!


This easy mini Christmas stocking sewing pattern is perfect for using up fabric scraps and for filling with holiday treats, gift cards, and other small items. via Sew Can She.

Image shows three stockings hanging from a wall.
Perfect for the holiday season.

Make a cookie plate crumb catcher to keep your Christmas cookie plate company and catch any stray crumbs that fall! via The Crafty Quilter.

Image shows a cookie plate crumb catcher with a cookie plate on top of it.
No more crumbs on the table!


See how to make coasters using this easy tutorial. If you want to make easy and beautiful diy fabric coasters in less than half an hour, here’s how! No matter your skill leve. via AppleGreen Cottage.

Image shows various coasters with several designs.
What design will you use for your coasters?

16. Easy Reading Pillow

With only 2 yards of fabric and an hour at your sewing machine and you’ll be in Reading Pillow heaven. This is an ideal gift for kids of all ages and adults as well. via Village Bound Quilts.

Image shows a reading pillow with books next to it.
We love how versatile this idea is.


Make matching pajamas for the whole family and bags to gift them in with this easy sewing tutorial. via Melly Sews.

Image shows a family wearing matching pajamas.
Who wouldn’t love matching pjs?!


Sew a scarf with a cell phone pocket! It’s perfect for winter walks, sporting events, festivals, sightseeing, Christmas caroling, waiting at the bus stop, or any outdoor fun. via Sew Can She.

Image shows a man wearing a fleece scarf with a cell phone pocket.
Isn’t this gift so practical?

19. How to Make a Dog Bone Christmas Stocking

Don’t let your furry friend out of the Christmas fun! Make a dog bone Christmas stocking to hang from the Christmas tree. via Sew Very Crafty.

Image shows a dog bone christmas ornament.
This Christmas ornament is just so original.


Easy DIY sewing project on how to make self-binding cloth napkins for your friend’s and family’s table setting decor. It’s such an easy craft! via Crafty For Home.

Image shows four cloth napkins.
Here’s another practical gift.


If you have a bunch of fabric scraps, turn them into something beautiful for Christmas. The best part about these fabric bookmarks is that you can use all scraps, and they are super fast to make. via Quilters Candy.

Image shows a hand with a book and fabic bookmarks.
A perfect gift for readers!

22. Fabric origami pouch tutorial and video

Let’s make a fabric origami pouch that is just perfect for the Christmas season. They start with two squares of fabric and after a few folds and a few seams, you get this sweet pouch to give to friends and family. via The Crafty Quilter.

Image shows two pouches made with scrap fabric.
So beautiful and practical presents!

23. How to Make Fabric Slippers with Free Pattern

Homemade flannel slippers, what could be cozier? Let’s learn how to make fabric slippers! via Pretty Prudent.

Image showsa pair of handmade slippers.
There’s nothing better than warm slippers during the winter season.

25. TUTORIAL: Sew a super-cute raindrop with our FREE softie pattern

This adorable little raindrop is a great gift for kids. Just get the free pattern, grab your favorite fabric, and get sewing! via We Are Scout.

Cute raindrop softie beign held by a child.
What an adorable present!


Let’s sew a super cute pillow animal using a free pattern! The best part about this gift is that they are pillow covers, so they can be washed as often as needed. via Sew Can She.

Purple handmade puppy pillow on the floor.
Make the cutest puppy ever.

27. Big chef & Little chef aprons: Free pattern

If you know a kid that likes cooking and baking, then a handmade apron is a great gift option! You can also make another one for adults so they can be matching. via Straight Grain.

Kid wearing an apron holding a wooden spoon and a larger apron hanging from the wall.
Make this present for your little chefs!

28. Drawstring Patchwork Toy Bag

Grab your scraps of pretty fabric that you have around, a pillowcase and bits of 2 old shirts to make original, one-of-a-kind bags! via Sum of Their Stories.

Image shows a drawstring patchwork toy bag with a puppy drawing on it.
Isn’t this so creative and cute?

29. Pocket Reading Pillow Sewing Pattern

Know an avid reader? Then this pocket pillow gift will be simply perfect for them! Follow this tutorial and get the free template to make your own and gift it away. via Polka Dot Chair.

Pocket reading pillow with books in the pocket and next to it. text says "read"
Promote reading with this sewing project!


Create personalized fabric bowl covers for decorating side dishes, potlucks and barbecues in style! Make your own customized DIY bowl covers with this easy and quick sewing tutorial and then give them to your friends that love cooking. via The Seaman Mom.

Fabric bowl covers in different colors.
So colorful.

31. Free Padded iPad Case Sewing Pattern

This Padded iPad Case Sewing pattern is simple to sew and features a back zippered pocket. Best of all, it’s padded! Adding a thin layer of padding helps to give your iPad or Tablet just a little bit of extra protection. Perfect for kids, students, or literally anyone that has an iPad. via Polkadot Chair.

Ipad cover with straps and an ipad on top of it.
A fun way to protect an iPad.


Here’s a super easy sewing DIY that can be used for makeup, cash, business cards, etc., plus they’re super durable and only takes 30 minutes! via Paper & Stitch.

Sewn leather pouches with makeup items next to them.
A great gift for makeup lovers!

33. Weekender Bag – Sewing Tutorial

Here’s a great gift for Christmas! It’s a spacious weekend bag with an inside pocket, a leather shoulder strap, and just enough room for a quick getaway. via Delia Creates.

Weekend bag with flowery fabric next to shoes and a thraded bag with a plant inside.
A great present for people who often take trips.


Try this reversible bag pattern for your next gift exchange or work holiday party. They’ll love using it for shopping, carrying books, or anything that needs to be moved around. via She Can Sew.

Cute shopping bag with rope handles on a log.
Such a cute shopping bag!

35. Fabric Key Chain Tutorial

Make a simple fabric keychain that is completely adorable! It’s a great opportunity to use the fabric scraps you have around. via Jedi Craft Girl.

Fabric key chains in different styles next to each other.
A very useful small gift.


This is probably the cutest gift ever! It’s a power bank cover that looks like a juice box. Make one with your friend’s favorite flavor and give it to them on their birthday or Christmas! via Handmade Charlotte.

Power bank case with pineapple and cherry design and an iPhone with a charging cable next to it.
This is a lovely gift.

37. Free pot holder pattern

If you want to gift a useful but still ordinary present, give a pot holder! Just follow the step-by-step tutorial shared at Ohoh Deco.

Two pot holders shaped like clouds with wooden spoons next to them.
Another great present for chefs.


This travel shaving kit free pattern is perfect handmade gift for that special fella in your life! With handy compartments and a sleek design you can easily personalize it with fabric that reflects his personality. via Fleece Fun.

Travel shaving kit with towels and washing products.
Make this travel shaving kit for husband or dad.

39. Dad’s Travel Bag Sewing Pattern

Create a fun travel bag for dad with this canvas and leather dopp kit sewing tutorial. It’ll become their favorite bag to take on their work trips. via Polkadot Chair.

Travel bag with shoes behind it.
Here’s another great present for dads and husbands.

40. Easy Flannel Throw Blankets

Who doesn’t love flannels? This is the perfect winter present, a flannel blanket for every family member. via Girl Inspired.

Throw flannel blankets on top of each other in different designs.
There are so many designs to choose from.

41. How to Sew a Twisted Headband: Two Ways

Learn how to sew a twisted headband two different ways. Use knit fabric for a quick and easy sewing project that makes a great gift! via Heather Handmade.

Twisted headbands on a pink background with lavender plants next to them.
Easy gift idea!

42. DIY Slippers with Fleece Fabric

Learn how to make DIY slippers out of fleece fabric. Add pompoms or tassels to this one-seam sewing project. It’s a quick and easy gift. via Heather Handmade.

Kid wearing pink sewn slippers.
Make these warm slippers for all your loved ones!


Lavender sachets are one the best handmade gifts to share. They can be made to match anyone’s style from modern to vintage, and they are the perfect way to use up small fabric scraps or your favorite fat quarter. via Kimberly Layton.

Lavender sachets with string to tie them together.
Aren’t these lavender sachets so cute?

44. Owl Pouch for Ear Buds (Free Pattern)

Felt crafts like this owl ear bud case are easy to sew and can be made in a single afternoon. This is a good project if you know someone who loves anything owl-themed! via Empress of Dirt.

Owl-shaped pouch for ear buds and ear buds next to it.
What a lovely owl!

45. Quilted Wine Tote Sewing Tutorial

Have wine lover friend? Then why not give this wine tote bag tutorial a try? They are sure to love it! It’s a perfect gift for a housewarming, hostess, or holiday gift. via Needle and Spatula.

Two quilted wine totes in different designs.
Choose your favorite fabric!


These snuggly mouse slippers are literally the best handmade gift ever. They are made of wool blend felt on the outside, making them super cozy. via Make It & Love It.

Mouse slippers on the floor.
Aww, mouse slippers are so cute.

47. Fabric Scrap Bookmarks

Do you have lots of fabric scraps? Here’s a fun way to combine all of them to make a fabric scrap bookmark in just a few steps. via The Crafty Mummy.

Fabric scrap bookmarks with different designs and colors next to each other.
A lovely gift for those who like reading.

48. mail organizer tutorial

Know someone who needs help getting organized (or maybe it’s yourself!), then make a mail organizer to stop mail from piling up on the kitchen counters. It’s completely adorable, customizable to match your kitchen, and easy to make. via Noodlehead.

Mail organizer hanging from a wall.
Help a special someone stay organized.


Here’s a DIY gift that is great for kids in the winter – reheatable hand-warmers to pop in their pockets on the way to school. So cozy! via Rae Ann Kelly.

Hand warmers stacked on top of each other with designs and nice text.
Another perfect gift for the winter season.

50. Kate Spade Inspired Key Fobs

These Kate Spade Inspired DIY Key Fobs are quick to sew up, (you can totally do this as a beginner project) and they are so sweet! via Flamingo Toes.

Kate Spade inspired keychains next to each other.
Kate Spade-inspired anything is always a great idea.

51. Felt Flower Sachets

Try this simple tutorial to make felt flower sachets that are a great present for any special occasion, like Christmas, Mother’s day, or house warmings. So colorful and easy to make. via Purl Soho.

4 different flower sachets with dried flowers outside of them.
Make any smell you’d like.


If you know someone who loves travel, help their travels easier with this beautiful jewelry organizer that you can sew with just 3 fat quarters! via Sew Can She.

Travele jewelry puch with beautiful design.
So practical and beautiful!

53. Quick & Easy DIY Sunglasses Case Pattern

This holiday break sew up a cute little DIY sunglasses case in 3 easy steps. It’s great to throw in your purse or beach bag and take on the go! via Crazy Little Projects.

Sunglasses cases with different patterns and sunglasses out of them.
What an original way to protect glasses.

54. DIY Lace Cuff Watch

This lace cuff watch takes less than $10 and 10 minutes to make, isn’t that so great?! Amazing gifts don’t need to be done in hours! via Downhome Inspiration.

Pink lace cuff watch around a wrist.
These are one of the most thoughtful gifts.

55. How To Make A Multi-Pocket Gardening Apron

For those who love gardening, they’ll absolutely fall in love with this gardener’s apron. it has two rows of multi-sized pockets and it’s adjustable. It can also be used for crafting and baking. via Sew Can Do.

Multi-pocket gardening apron
One of the best gifts for gardeners.

56. Journal Pen Holder

This journal pen holder is a simple diy fabric craft idea that will make a great gift! Keep a pen right where you need it when the memories or funny stories come along! via Made To Be a Momma.

Pen holder with a pink pen inside and on top of a purple notebook and other school supplies.
Great sewing gifts for a little girl.

57. Girl’s A-line Pullover Dress, Free Pattern size (4 to 10)

Download the pattern to make a simple girl’s A-line pullover dress from sizes 4 to 10 using beautiful knit fabric! via Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom.

Little girl with a sewn pullover dress and a scarf standing outside.
What an amazing gift!

58. DIY Car Seat Protector!

This car seat protector is a great idea for any new who wants to keep their car looking clean! via Sprinkle Some Fun.

Little girl sitting inside a car with a car seat protector.
Here’s a gift with good use.


Transform an unsightly office chair into something with panache with a custom-fit DIY slipcover! Such a beautiful gift! via Positively Splendid.

Office chair slipcover with yellow patterns.
We love practical gifts.

60. Fabric Gift Bag Tutorial

Learn how to make a traditional-style fabric gift bag with this simple step-by-step tutorial from DIY Tutorial Ideas.

Gift bag with a heart pattern.
This is our favorite last-minute gift for Christmas eve.

61. Cast Iron Skillet Handle Cover Tutorial

Here’s a great present for anyone that loves skillets! We know how hot they get, which is why this cast iron skillet handle cover is SO useful. via Mary Martha Mama.

Hand holding a cast iron skillet handle cover.
A simple idea for a beginner sewing enthusiast.

62. Homemade Heating Pad [Hot & Cold Rice Pack]

Heating pads are so practical and have many uses, so it doesn’t matter who you’re giving this homemade heating pad to, we’re sure it’ll be greatly appreciated. via Mary Martha Mama.

Homemade heating pads on top of each other with polka dot designs.
Here’s a great project for any sewing lover.

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