Looking for Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas – here’s a roundup of 7 things to sew for teachers with fabric scraps you have at home. Whether you’re a crafting enthusiast or a beginner with a passion for DIY gifts, this roundup is tailored just for you.
Enjoy the preview video below and then find links to each project for more in-depth tutorials. These thoughtful and practical sewing projects will be used and appreciated by teachers, bus drivers, school staff and more and most of them can be sewn with fabric scraps you already have, making them budget friendly (and who doesn’t want that?)
I have a lot of friends who are teachers so I know that most have more than their fair share of “World’s Best Teacher” mugs and keychains. When my son was in school I tried to come up with ideas that would show my appreciation AND be something they would use. This list of 7 things you can sew from scraps has been approved by my teacher-friends and are sure to be a hit with the teachers in your life. (Most are great for anyone you want to give a gift to so don’t limit yourself!)
Below are links to an in-depth tutorial for each of the 7 ideas.
Which will you try first? Let me know in the comments!
FREE TUTORIAL: How to Sew Key Fobs
Learn how easy it is to sew your own Key Fobs. Step-by-step Instructions and video tutorial. Great gifts or things to sew and sell
If you’re tired of searching your bags for your lip balm this easy lip balm holder sewing pattern should be your project. 🎥 Video tutorial & written directions – great for fabric scraps, gifts to sew and things to sew and sell
The Easy Way to Sew a Mug Rug – Sewing for Beginners
Beginner’s sewing project: How to sew mug rug, or an oversized coaster. Step-by-step and video tutorial using the Quilt as you Go method featuring Tara Reed’s Happy at Home fabric from Riley Blake Designs
How to Sew a Cute and Simple Drawstring Bag from Fabric Scraps
Learn how to sew simple drawstring bags from fabric scraps in 10 minutes or less – great for gift bags, storage bags and more. Video tutorial features Happy at Home fabric by Tara Reed for Riley Blake Designs.