60+ Homemade Stocking Stuffers to Sew This Christmas
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If the holidays are approaching and you still have no idea what to fill your family's stockings with, look no further than our collection of 60 Homemade Stocking Stuffers to Sew This Christmas! This page is full of DIY stocking stuffers for everyone on your list, most of which can be sewn up in an afternoon or less.
In this collection, you'll find pretty stocking stuffers for her, whether that be your mom, your sister, or even yourself. We've got the guys in your family covered, too, with our bountiful selection of DIY stocking stuffers for him. Plus, we've got handmade stocking stuffers for boys and girls alike. They're sure to love any of these toys and accessories. And don't forget baby! These baby stocking stuffers will be super useful for new moms.
Whoever you're sewing for, these easy stocking stuffer ideas will not disappoint. With tons of quick and easy sewing patterns to choose from, you'll rest assured that whichever gift you choose to make will be received with surprise and joy. Put a smile on everyone's face this year with these DIY Christmas stocking stuffers.
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The Best Stocking Stuffers for Kids
Here you'll find the very best stocking stuffers for kids! Whether you've got a little boy in need of a new toy or a little girl who would love some age-appropriate fashion accessories, none of these DIY stocking stuffers will disappoint come Christmas morning. Light up your little ones' holidays with one of these quick and easy stocking stuffer ideas!
- Fancy Fabric Flower Headband
This headband pattern is the ultimate sewing project for scrap busting and can be made in under an hour.. The tutorial includes a free printable pattern so you can create picture-perfect blossoms every time.
- Fabric Wrap Bracelets
These bracelets are fun because they're a great way to use up those scraps from other sewing projects. You bought those fabrics because you loved them, so why not wear them? Not to mention, they're very giftable and don't take a lot of time to make.
- DIY Plush Corgi
If you know a child who loves corgis, then this DIY stuffed animal needs a spot on your project list! The easy sewing project won't take long to make and is just too cute to miss.
- Fabric Lollipop Sewing Pattern
This DIY lollipop pattern will clean out your stash of mismatched fabrics, because all you need are a few scraps to fashion a darling pinwheel design. For that reason, every lollipop is unique!
- DIY Laminated Sticker Album
Protect your walls and furniture against unwanted stickers with this DIY sticker album! The tutorial shows you how to laminate fabric scraps and sew them together with a fun zig-zag stitch to create a book your kids can decorate freely.
- Rainbow DMC Stitchable Cuff Pattern
This faux leather cuff has pre-punched holes so that you won't have to give this easy DIY bracelet an absurd level of attention. Sew brilliant rainbow stripes while you catch up on Netflix or chat with your friends on the phone, then stick it in a stocking. Done!
- Cute Constellations Zippered Pouch Pattern
This felt DIY zippered pouch is embroidered with brilliant white floss so that the star patterns are sure to shine wherever they go. The interior is also lined with cotton, which will give the design a dual print and prolong the life of your embroidery stitches.
- Star Wars-Inspired DIY Felt Stormtrooper Pattern
Flexible, squishy, and soft, this felt doll tutorial would make an out-of-this-world snuggle buddy. And it's the perfect size to stick in a stocking!
- Bunny Die Cut DIY Sleeping Mask
Make this adorable sleep mask pattern for your daughter or granddaughter this Christmas! Using fleece, quilted cotton, and felt, this kids' sleep mask pattern will be the coziest accessory she owns.
- Pentagon Magnetic DIY Picture Frame
This DIY magnetic picture frame uses printable pentagon fabric strips as a circular perimeter for any photo. With magnets hidden between two layers of pentagons, this finished project is as lovely from the front as it is from the back.
- DIY Fabric Wallet
Make this DIY bifold wallet a sophisticated fabric for yourself, or use a fun printed fabric for a kid! It's big enough to hold all of your items, yet small enough to fit in a handbag.
- Quilted Patchwork Play Balls
These play balls are adorable, easy to make, and sure to create hours of fun. Use a variety of cute, brightly colored scrap fabrics that will capture the attention of your child.
- Fabric Flower Headband Pattern
Create an adorable wardrobe staple with just a little bit of fabric and a few extra minutes. Just follow the simple step-by-step instructions to learn how to create a headband that will save you money and look cute to boot!
- Hair Scrunchies with Variations
Hair scrunchies are back, and they couldn't be easier to make! Make one to match each of your child's outfits with only a piece of fabric and a few inches of elastic.
- Felt Gift Card Envelope
Giving a gift card can seem a bit unexciting, but it's easy to fancy it up by creating its own little felt envelope. This is a really simple sewing project, perfect for beginners, and it can be made in any color and theme.
DIY Baby Stocking Stuffers
You can't forget about baby! This section of stocking stuffers for babies includes cute baby hats, rattles, teething rings, onesies, and more. If he or she is too young to appreciate some of these ideas, Mom will definitely love them anyway. You can't go wrong with a bib or a set of burp cloths! Fill baby's stocking with one of these great baby stocking stuffers this year.
- Perfectly Absorbent Baby Bibs
These absolutely darling baby bibs are made to easily absorb messes, making them so much more dependable than cheap bibs from the store. Simply draft a pattern from an already existing bib and you'll have a cute custom bib that new moms (and babies!) will love.
- The Best Burp Cloths
These are the best burp cloths you'll ever use! The shape and material make a huge difference in absorbency and ease of use.
- Ruffle Baby Bib
This pretty ruffled bib would make a great stocking stuffer for a baby. It's a quick and easy sew thanks to the step-by-step tutorial and pictures that clearly explain the process.
- Baby Bow Turban Beanie Sewing Pattern
This hat is made from soft knit fabric and will fit your baby perfectly. The bow is optional, but what baby girl wouldn't look precious with a huge bow on her beanie?
- Plush Rattle Sewing Pattern
If you're looking for the perfect DIY stocking stuffer for your baby or grandbaby, then you'll love this adorable rattle pattern. Complete with printable templates, this is a quick and simple gift.
- Super Simple Burp Cloth
This super-simple burp cloth pattern is an easy project, even for someone brand-new to sewing. Because you'll be making the cloth yourself, it's budget-friendly, so you can make several burp cloths while still keeping the cost low.
- Stylish Waterproof Diaper Clutch
This DIY baby changing mat has just enough space for a diaper or two and a container of wet wipes, and it's also easy to clean. This easy sewing pattern would make a great stocking stuffer for both baby and mom!
- Homemade Bunny Ears Teething Ring Tutorial
Since it's made by hand, you can rest assured that this DIY teething ring is only made from baby-safe materials, like organic felt, organic wool, and beeswax-coated wooden rings. In addition to being totally safe for baby, this pattern is also super-cute!
- Colorful Pacifier Clips
You'll never have to search for a dropped pacifier again with these handy clips. The pattern is totally free and allows you to choose whatever fabric you would like, making the clips gender-neutral. Start working on yours today to gift this Christmas!
- Ridiculously Easy State Pride Baby Onesie
Make this onesie for the newborn in your life so that he or she never forgets where home is! Personalize both the front and the back with this simple applique process for the ultimate customized baby outfit.
- Baby Mary Jane Shoes
Your baby's new shoes will be the envy of every mother on the block! You won't regret taking the time to sew up a pair of these adorable Mary Janes for your little one.
- Baby Changing Mat Clutch
This free clutch pattern for new moms is so cute that it barely looks like it's used to change poopy diapers! It's a changing platform and a free clutch pattern in one.
- Sunshiney DIY Baby Toys
This insanely adorable tutorial shows you exactly how to make a sunshine to light up your little one's day in just an hour or so. These toys are easy to make and will be treasured for a very long time. Plus, the soft fabric and ribbons make them extra safe.
- Oversized Bow DIY Baby Headband
This easy sewing project will show you how to sew a headband in a half hour or less. It's budget friendly and easy to make. This pastel headwrap is so darn cute, you’ll want to make one in every color!
- Quilted Burp Cloth
Make this staple baby gift even more special by following this quilted burp cloth tutorial!
- Baby Bib Tutorial & Pattern
The beauty of this project is that it makes a great baby shower gift and that it's incredibly inexpensive to make. Now your little one can have a waddle of jolly little penguins to accompany him during meal time while keeping his clothes sauce, cereal, and mess-free!
- The Fastest Burp Cloth Tutorial
For sewists, there's no need to buy a burp cloth from the store when you can make your own version in just a few minutes for far less money. Make this burp cloth sewing pattern for your own little one or as a stocking stuffer.
- Toddler Bow Headband Sewing Pattern
You don't have to be an expert seamstress for this undertaking, because it's about as simple and easy as they come. With just a small amount of fabric and about 30 minutes, you can create this lovely little bow that will look absolutely darling on your little darling.
- Baby Towel and Washcloth Set
You'll love how easy this project is to make, and your child will love the comfort it provides. If you're looking for baby sewing projects, use this sewing tutorial to make a towel and a special matching washcloth.
- Cute Baby Bib with Bias Tape
The tutorial shows you how to sew bias tape, which will add an extra touch of cuteness to your new bib. Choose your own colors and use this pattern to make bibs for little boys and little girls alike.
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DIY Stocking Stuffers for Him
Whether you need an idea for your dad, father-in-law, husband, or brother, you can't go wrong with these stocking stuffers for men. From bow ties to wallets, this collection of DIY stocking stuffers for him truly has it all! The special man or men in your life will appreciate any of these DIY Christmas gift ideas.
- DIY Bow Tie Pattern
A great DIY stocking stuffer idea, this sewing pattern for men comes with a printable template for creating your bow tie. It can be made with quilting cotton or more luxurious fabrics like satin, silk, or linen.
- Professional Leather DIY Card Holder
With this easy DIY wallet tutorial, you can make an elegant—but low-cost—card holder with minimal effort. Plus, when people ask where you got your classy new wallet, you can say you made it yourself!
- DIY Wallet
This how to make a wallet tutorial would be a great sewing project to stick in your husband's or dad's stocking. This wallet idea is masculine, quick, and easy to customize.
- Gentleman's iPhone Case
This sturdy iPhone DIY case is made from your choice of felt or leather. It's constructed to keep the phone safe and snug with the help of a thick thread.
- Monogrammed DIY Glasses Case
This monogrammed glasses case would be an amazing gift to give as a stocking stuffer. Easily cut and sewn from stylish felt, this gift is easily personalized.
- Men's Shoe Bag
Follow this tutorial to learn how to sew a bag that will make a practical, thoughtful gift for the man in your life. Your father, husband, or brother will be able to protect his clothes and shoes with this bag when he travels for business or pleasure.
- Sports Supporter Lanyard
This tutorial shares how to make a simple lanyard that can be worn for keys, work security passes, or season tickets. It's a great gift for Christmas and is the perfect size to fit in a stocking!
- Necktie DIY Phone Case
Take one of Dad’s old ties or find a vintage necktie at a thrift store and turn it into this phone case! It’s a perfect Christmas gift idea that Dad can use every day and he will appreciate your thriftiness.
- DIY Business Card Wallet Tutorial
This super-simple DIY business card wallet is the perfect project if you're a beginner at sewing. This wallet is ultra-slim, super-simple to make, and above all, convenient to carry.
- The Man Cowl
Cowl scarves are super trendy, useful, and most importantly, warm and cozy. With just a few stitches, you've got The Man Cowl—great for his winter wardrobe!
Homemade Stocking Stuffers for Her
Last but certainly not least, we want to show you our fantastic list of stocking stuffers for her. Teenage girls and women will be absolutely delighted to discover one of these crafty Christmas gifts in their stockings this year! From clutches and pouches to tech and beauty accessories, this section has got all the ideas you'll ever need when it comes to girls' stocking stuffers.
- Check and Plaid Cross Stitch Bookmarks
These beautiful bookmarks are inspired by seasonal fabrics, including plaid, houndstooth, and a trendy favorite, buffalo check. These cozy bookmarks will make reading in the crisp winter weather even better!
- DIY Laptop Sleeve Pattern
With this laptop sleeve sewing pattern, you can create a holiday gift for the technophile in your life or a simple and stylish case for your own computer. After all, you can never have too many sewn accessories, especially when it comes to transporting your valuables in style.
- Easy Foldover Clutch Tutorial
This free purse tutorial is a fantastic way to use your leftover precuts and is a great gift idea for Christmas. The girly pinks and reds used in this project bring to mind vintage bags from the 1950s, meaning you can make the Grace Kelly-approved clutch you've always wanted.
- DIY Reusable Makeup Remover Pads
Smears of black and brown can make your washcloths look shabby and dirty, even when they're clean. So make your own reversible makeup pads that'll hide your makeup stains. Genius!
- Waxed Canvas Gift Pouch
This small gift pouch is easy and satisfying to sew. It's the perfect project to use up scraps, and the waxed canvas and snap closure add modern style. The pouch is just the right size for gift cards or jewelry.
- 5 Minute Lip Balm Carrier
This 5-minute project will cost just pennies to make. Use any sort of material that won't fray and you can churn out a dozen of these in an hour. Add the least expensive hardware that you can find and you can afford to put them all in stockings!
- DIY Kate Spade Key Fob
This DIY Kate Spade-inspired project is a quick and easy sewing project that you can finish in an hour or less. These easy sewing projects are great DIY gift ideas for the fashionista in your life, and they make fun stocking stuffers that teens will love.
- Coastal Coasters Tutorial
These are super simple to make and can be a great way to use up your fabric scraps leftover from other projects. These cute coasters sew up very quickly and only require basic sewing skills to make.
- 20 Minute Makeup Bag Sewing Tutorial
This sweet little bag has a multitude of uses, from a makeup bag to a travel bag to an adorable little clutch. This project sews up very quickly and makes a lovely handmade gift idea perfect for Christmas.
- Sassy Sleep Mask
Sew up this simple sleep mask and catch some ZZZs without interruption. This would be a great project to sew for anyone who travels, has kids, or sleeps lightly.
- Buttons and Charm DIY Fabric Coffee Sleeves
Be eco-friendly, stylish, and cozy with these coffee sleeves! They're a cinch to sew and are even modeled after an old coffee sleeve for a guaranteed fit. Customize your giftable coffee accessory with two different fabrics.
- Layered Leaves Felt Earrings Pattern
Soft, comfortable, trendy, and customizable, DIY fabric jewelry is the best kind of jewelry. This no-sew DIY earrings tutorial layers two colors of felt on top of one another and fastens them through a hole punch with an earring hook.
- No-Sew DIY Leather Tassel Keychain
An instant fix to any lackluster bag is to add a fabulous, eye-catching keychain to it. If you're looking to add a vogue aesthetic to your aspiring fashionista's look, you simply must make one of these tassel keychains!
- Adorable DIY Ear Warmers
Don't throw away your old clothes—bring them back to life in a whole new way! These cute ear warmers will really come in handy during the winter.
- Hand Sanitizer Holder
This free easy sewing pattern makes for a great gift, especially for teachers. The small amount of work that goes into this handmade accessory adds an enormous amount of elegance to your overall look.
- Emergency Zippered Pouch
The emergency zippered pouch is the perfect sized handy bag to store first aid supplies. Use the pouch to hold band aids or as a gift card holder. You can learn how to sew a zippered bag from this simple tutorial. Cute, easy and quick!
- Eiffel Tower Smart Phone Cover
Thick felt provides good protection for your phone and is easy to work with, so you can quickly create several covers to give away as gifts. Use this free gadget cover pattern to express your personality and style.
- Coin Purse Key Chain
This cute coin purse pattern has a zippered pocket for your money or credit cards as well as a key fob. It makes a great gift as well!
- Tribal Sunglasses Pouch
Make a stylish case to hold your favorite accessory. All you'll need is a little bit of your favorite patterned fabric and a drawstring, and you're ready to sew a case that will draw everyone's attention.
- Cute Coffee Sleeve
Keep your coffee warm all throughout the holiday season! This perfect stocking stuffer idea creatively uses a cardboard coffee sleeve template as a pattern, making it just about the cheapest DIY gift this holiday season.
- Quilted iPad Sleeve
This tutorial will show you have to make an iPad case out of quilted cotton, which is not only adorable, but also soft and plump enough to protect your iPad from damage while on the go. Choose any quilted cotton fabric that you like to customize your sleeve.
- Scrappy DIY Keychain
If you’re always digging around in your purse searching for lost keys, this project is perfect for you. These keychains make great unique homemade gifts.
- Dreaming Diva Sleep Mask Sewing Pattern
You deserve nothing but the best, and this cute sewn accessory gives sewists both the simplicity and style they crave in crafty projects. Cute crafts like this make great gifts, and you can even finish the mask off with a cute eyelash embellishment.
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