8 Special Presents to Sew: Gift Ideas They'll Love

No matter the occasion or the recipient, you'll find easy sewing gifts to make using this ingenious collection!

By: Editors,
Updated September 26, 2018
8 Special Presents to Sew Gift Ideas Theyll Love

Making sewn gifts is always rewarding. Seeing your friends' faces light up when you get them exactly what they want is a feeling unparalleled by any other in the world. The only way to make giving gifts even better is making the gifts yourself! Whether you're looking to sew gifts, ideas for special presents, or simply inspiration, this collection of 8 Special Presents to Sew delivers it all. With gifts to satisfy everyone from tea enthusiasts to fashionistas, this collection of easy sewing gifts to make has everything you could need to make a heartfelt present.

We all know that handmade gifts count more than anything store bought, and since they'll usually save you some money, it's a win-win situation! Our fun DIY gifts are great for teachers, neighbors, a party hostess, or friends. These sewn gifts are useful and fun: a combination we seek in all gifts, right? For holidays (DIY Christmas gift ideas are always appreciated!), birthdays, thank-you's, and every other time it's appropriate to celebrate someone in your life, check out these free sewing gift patterns! Remember: sewn gifts make for special presents no one will soon forget!

We've collected a few of our favorite ideas from the 100 Free Sewing Tutorials 2012 collection to bring you a small sample. Here you'll find creative Christmas gifts you can make, lovely DIY gift ideas, and (of course!) free sewing gift patterns. So, if you liked the projects found in this collection, check out the entire list where you'll find a gift for any occasion, a present for every person in your life, and even a few patterns to keep for yourself!

8 Sewn Gifts: Free Sewing Gift Patterns

  • Winter Warmers

    This is one of those sewing project ideas that is absurdly easy to make and may very well change your life. You can heat these little bags up and have them tuck the warmer into their mittens on especially cold days.

  • Scrappy Make up Pouch

    Here's a different take on a Scrappy Make up Pouch. Give your make up bag a bit of personality by adding a printed image on the front. With so many patterns to sew purses out there, this out stands out!

  • Coffee Cozy With Button

    Shield your hand from your hot coffee cup in style. Instead of using the disposable cozies, make this reusable Coffee Cozy With Button. It's a cute sewing project that you'll use every day!

  • How to Make a Gathered Fabric Flower

    It's easier than ever to make your own fabric flowers with this tutorial that teaches you How to Make a Gathered Fabric Flower. Make fabric flowers for your hair, your clothes, or just to have around the house!

  • Lace Angels

    Make these lace angels from bits and pieces of extra lace trim. You can wear one as a pin or hang one from your Christmas tree! Use this easy DIY Christmas craft to make a heavenly Christmas gift.

  • Pattern Weights

    When you're using a sewing pattern you need something to hold it in place. These ingenious Pattern Weights are the answer to your sewing struggles! You don't need much fabric to make them, and they're super easy to create. Here's a free sewing pattern for a useful craft.

  • Happy Cup Mug Rug Pattern

    Mug rugs are the latest craze in fashionable kitchenware. Start your collection of mug rug patterns and quilted patterns today with this ultra-cute Happy Cup Mug Rug Pattern. You'll never worry about unsightly coffee stains again!

What's the best gift you've ever sewn? Let us know below in the comments!

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