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23 Most Wanted Sewn Gift Ideas for Christmas

Get your gift list crossed off early with these DIY Christmas gifts that you can start making today!

By: Ashley Jones, Editor,
Most Wanted Sewn Gift Ideas for Christmas

Christmas may be a few months away, but that's no reason to wait on knocking out your Christmas sewing! Get inspired with these sewn gift ideas for Christmas from some of our favorite bloggers. These DIY gift ideas are sure to be the most wanted this holiday season, and there's a little something for everyone. Most of these projects are also beginner-friendly, so if you're just learning how to sew, you'll find fun projects you can make as well.

From DIY designer projects for the fashionista in your life to easy DIY toys for kids of all ages, these gift ideas for sewing are perfect for everyone in your family. AllFreeSewing has also included some charming projects for Disney, Harry Potter, and superhero fans in your life, so there's a little something for everyone. Get ready to beat Santa at his own game with these DIY gift ideas to check off your Christmas list.

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DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

1.  Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom - Jamie's free dress pattern for girls has fun bell sleeves and fits girls size 3 to 12. It's the perfect dress to wear with tights for winter!

2.  Timeless Treasures - Abby's taggie blanket also comes with a fox softie, making it a great gift idea for toddlers.

3.  It's Always Autumn - Autumn's tutorial shows you how to create pjs for your little man from Daddy's old shirts!

4.  Make It-Love It - Ashley shows you how to make adorable diaper covers, so that your baby can stay warm and look fashionable.

5.  Empress of Dirt - Melissa's charming owl ear bud holder is perfect for tweens!

6.  The Real Thing with the Coake Family - KC's tutorial shows you how to create precious Christmas outfits for American Girl dolls.

7.  Crazy Little Projects - Amber's hooded towels can be customized with your child's favorite superhero!

Superhero Hooded Towel Tutorial

Easy Sewing Projects for Men

8.  CraftStylish - Jennifer's tool belt rolls up for easy storage and can be embroidered with size labels.

9.  Me Sew Crazy - Jessica shows you how to transform a plain belt into a personalized project that the kids can help make!

10.  Fleece Fun - If your guy is constantly on the go, then you don't want to miss this tutorial for making a messenger bag, courtesy of Alicia.

11.  The Homespun Heart - Monica's cozy quilt tutorial comes in his and her versions!

Handmade Stamped Belt DIY

DIY Designer Sewing Projects for Fashionistas

12. Kojo Designs - Kirstin's got you covered for the mommy-to-be in your life with this DIY Kate Spade diaper bag.

13.  Riva la Diva - Riva shows you how to create a gorgeous DIY cape for fall and winter that's inspired by Marc Jacobs.

14.  Making It with Danielle - Love Michael Kors? Danielle's bringing you a simple tutorial for making a fold over clutch.

15.  The Handmade is Better Blog - If you're searching for some DIY Vera Bradley, then don't miss Dana's tutorial for a nautical tote bag.

16.  A Pair & A Spare - Geneva's got what the fashionista in your life has been searching for: DIY Dolce & Gabbana.

DIY Marc Jacobs Bow Cape

Fun Fandom Sewing Projects

17.  Sew What Alicia - Alicia's tutorial shows you how to create a personalized t-shirt for any little Batman fans in your life.

18.  CholyKnight - You know what they say! Catch'em all with this Pokemon inspired pillow.

19.  Hey Let's Make Stuff - Cori shows you how to create fun capes for fans of Wonder Woman, Batman, and Superman.

20.  Amelie and Atticus - Who doesn't love Harry Potter? This Hogwarts-inspired quilt tutorial is perfect for bookworms.

21.  EnvatoTuts+ - Fans of Doctor Who will love Amanda's Adipose DIY plush toy.

22.  Fleece Fun - Angel's showing you how to recreate Belle's signature ball gown for your granddaughter with this tutorial!

23.  By Gum, By Golly - Tasha's tutorial for making a vintage-inspired skirt uses fun Doctor Who fabric.

Sewing with Doctor Who

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Best gift the sewing machine my folks gave me..used to sew my own clothes..that got me sewing again. Still have it, and use it.. more than 20 years old!

The best present I ever received was a craft kit for Christmas when I was a young girl about age 6. I have loved doing crafts and sewing ever since!

Leave The best present I ever received was a sewing machine from my mom. It gave me the opportunity to be creative and self sufficient by making things for myself and others.


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