13 Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas

Looking for things to make and sew for holiday gift giving? Here’s a roundup of 13 homemade holiday gift ideas to get you started!

Make your own Hot Pads (with Pockets!)

Pattern and instructions from Ameronnie designs > 

Kreative Kymona - Snow Season bag image

Make a Fun and Easy Cotton Tote

Detailed instructions from Kreative Kymona >

FREE TUTORIAL: Reversible Crossbody Hobo Bag

Make a Reversible Hobo Bag​

Free hobo bag tutorial on my blog >

Quilt-as-You-Go Christmas Stockings

Instructions from Riley Blake Designs >

Santas Belt Table Runner FREE PATTERN

Santa’s Belt Table Runner

Tutorial on my blog > 

Quick & Easy Cord Keeper tutorial

Cord Keepers

These are quick, easy and a great way to use scraps and keep all the technology cords in order! CLICK HERE >

FREE TUTORIAL: Button Up Neck Wrap

Make Button Up Neck Warmers

Click here for directions >

DIY Dog Leash using Fabric Scraps - Free Tutorial

Make Dog Leashes from Scraps!

Click here for directions >

How to make a Pillowcase - Quick & Easy Burrito Method

Make fun Pillowcases!

Find the tutorial with video here >

wine bag sewing tutorial

Love to embroider?

Bev at Flamingo Toes has a great Joy to the World Christmas Embroidery Hoop pattern here >

Whip up these cute fabric bowl catch-alls in no time!

Click here for instructions >


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🧵 Tara Reed

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2 responses to “13 Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas”

  1. I am a beginner at sewing. You have some great tutorials. Will enjoy this

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      Tara Reed

      welcome to the wonderful world of fabric and sewing! 🙂

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