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61 Easy Sewing Projects from Santa

These sewing projects for kids are the perfect DIY gifts for Christmas!

By: Annie Rosean, Editor,
61 Easy Sewing Projects from Santa

Is your budget bumming you out this Christmas? Just because you’re pulling your belt a little tighter that doesn’t rule out the potential for a truly magical holiday for your kids. 61 Homemade Christmas Gifts: Easy Sewing Projects from Santa is your guide to a budget-friendly holiday. Say no to overpriced, department store junk and learn how to make a toy, piece of clothing, or other gift for your child that is built to last.

Everyone knows parents help Santa out with presents; this collection of homemade Christmas gifts lets you take a more hands-on approach to gift-giving this year. Not only is it fiscally responsible to make a toy instead of buying one, it’s fun! Let go of the stress this season and enjoy creating homemade Christmas gifts the kids will love.

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DIY Baby Toys and Gifts

Round Quilted Play Mat

Possibly one of the simplest groups to give to because they can’t speak, sewing for babies also involves easy sewing projects. Don’t spend a ton of time on large garments or elaborate toys. Sew something small with guaranteed cute-appeal from this collection. Whether you’re learning how to make a toy for the little one or creating an adorable onesie, these homemade gifts are sure to please.

How to Make a Toy

Sock Sloth Plushie Pattern

If you’re going to delve into toy making, it’s best to start with easy sewing projects. You know the technique and you’re good at it. Let’s leave the wood and metal out of these DIY toys for now. Learning how to make a toy from the samples below will save you time and money this year. Don’t overthink it; take the "Santa’s elves" approach and choose an easy and quick sewing project for your homemade gifts this year.

Homemade Clothing Patterns for Kids

Girl's Faux Shearling Vest Pattern

You remember it growing up; styles change constantly. It’s hard to keep your wallet and brain up with the latest fashion. Really, there’s no formula to creating clothing that will fit the latest trend, your budget, and hold your kids’ interests for a long time. Your best bet to wearable, homemade, Christmas gifts is to create classic clothing. These pieces are timeless. Whether your child is just leaving toddlerhood or a too-cool teen, homemade Christmas gifts like these are a sure bet.

What's the best Christmas present you've ever received? Let us know below in the comments!

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