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6 Sewing Projects for Christmas: How to Make Easy Last Minute Christmas Gifts
Serve Christmas Dinner with a fun twist this year with the Christmas Dinner Placemat. This little table accoutrement is so bright and festive. Plus, it will catch all those gravy spills at the kids' table! These are the perfect homemade placemats for kids, but adults will love them too. Simple crafts to do at home are such a life-saver during the holidays. Christmas can be as stressful as it is fun, so give yourself a break with this easy homemade placemat that will make Christmas dinner looks as great as it tastes.
The folded design of the Stashbusting Origami Christmas Mug Rug is elegant, understated, and adds a little festive flair to your countertop! The folding technique is so simple but looks incredibly intricate - so you can impress all your friends with your sewing skills. DIY home decor ideas at Christmas tend to focus on tree ornaments or themed table toppers, so this adorable (and functional) piece of kitchen or dining room decor is a nice, unexpected alternative! Plus, depending on the fabric that you choose, these great little mug rugs can be used year round. Adjust the size measurements to make placemats or trivets.
Learn how to make a Santa Claus that's compact and adorable. By using the Woodland Christmas Santas tutorial when decorating for Christmas, you'll infuse a rustic charm to your holiday home. Each Santa, albeit cone-shaped, is made from soft felt, making them easy to display and unbreakable if they should roll off of your mantel. Create a series of these woodland Santas for your home and a friend's. Perfect for the holidays and simple to make, you'll thank yourself for sewing these Father Christmases come December.
Make your Christmas table settings unforgettable with these Merry Berry Christmas Napkins. This tutorial shows you how to make napkins that are beautiful, simple, and full of Christmas cheer. The simple, tiny embroidered holly design is festive and pretty without being over the top. You can skip the embroidery for an even simpler look that makes these napkins appropriate to use all year. Your holiday dinner parties or family meals are sure to be a success with these gorgeous DIY napkins. Your guests will be stunned that you made them yourself.
Christmas scraps start collecting around mid-October, and by December they've completely taken over the scrap pile. The Spirit of Christmas Fabric Wreath is the solution! This piece of DIY Christmas decor will look so gorgeous on the front door or hanging from the mantle. Best of all, using scraps won't cost you a thing! DIY Christmas wreaths are such great projects during the holidays because they last forever, make great gifts, and aren't hard to put together. Give your front stoop a little holiday spirit with this adorable wreath.
Your homemade Christmas decorations just got so much cuter with these Scrappy Christmas Elves. Follow this tutorial to learn how to make little elf dolls out of your leftover fabric scraps and beads. These cute little elves will add a touch of quirky, festive fun to your holiday decor. You can personalize each elf with unique Christmas fabrics and draw a different face on each one. Kids will love playing with these adorable elves as they eagerly count down the days until Christmas.
These Denim Christmas Stockings are a great DIY Christmas craft. If you are looking for a new way to upcycle clothing this is a great place to start. Using old denim you can create something that the whole family will enjoy. It's a unique way to take those favorite, worn jeans and make them into a holiday keepsake. You will be amazed at how used denim will take your Christmas mantle to another level. Stay on budget this holiday season with recycled crafts like these Denim Christmas Stockings.
Christmas table decorations like these Peppermint Yo-Yo Placemats are a cute way to add festive cheer to your home during the holiday season. Follow this tutorial to learn how to make a placemat with a peppermint-inspired fabric yo-yo border. Fabric yo-yos are fun to make and add a level of sophistication to your DIY Christmas decorations. Use these DIY placemats for Christmas dinner or a holiday brunch. All of your guests will love the detail and won't believe you made them yourself.
Sewists and quilters who have piles and piles of scrap fabric that they need to get rid of are absolutely going to adore these No-Sew Quilt Balls for Christmas. This easy ornament tutorial shows you exactly how to make quirky little hanging balls that will look great on your tree and anywhere else in your home. This craft would make a fantastic and fun activity for the whole family this Christmas Eve, as well!
If you're looking for a DIY Christmas decoration that has a bit of a rustic flavor, these Simple No-Sew Fabric Angels are for you. They are so easy to put together and make for a great project to make with old scraps or rags that you have lying around the house. These beautiful ornaments will look gorgeous on a tree or on the mantel. They're a wonderful alternative to cutesy ornaments that really capture the spirit of the holidays.
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