17 Sewing Gifts You Can Make in a Day
There’s nothing like giving a handmade gift to someone you care about. It shows that ‘special someone’ that you’ve taken time out of your busy life to make something that’s one of a kind and just for them.
These sewing patterns will help give you some great ideas for your next special occasion.
Handmade gifts don’t need to take weeks to make. These 17 sewing gifts can easily be made in only one day.
Geometric Fabric Scrap Zipper Clutch
Do you have a ton of leftover pieces of fabric that are too small to turn into something wearable, but too pretty to throw away? Well, do we have a great solution for that! Turn them into this gorgeous patchwork clutch!
Via Lana Red Studio
On the Go Organizer
Who doesn’t love in life-bright colored fabric, pens and notebooks and organization and sewing! Put it all together and what do you get? An On the Go Organizer.
Handmade Heathered Kimono
The process of creating this kimono is super simple (no pattern needed!), but it does require a bit of sewing (not expert sewing, but beginner sewing).
Via Francois Et Moi
Super Easy Sewn Blanket
Looking for a quick sewing project that packs a colorful punch? This Super Easy Sewn Blanket for Beginners is it! It’s modern elegance in six simple stripes.
Via Purl Soho
These reading pillows make great gifts and can be easily personalized using the recipient’s favorite fabrics or colors. If you’re looking for a fun handmade gift, you might want to consider this project.
Via Polkadot Chair
Pom Pom Burp Cloth
When it’s time to get a new baby gift for a friend, we like to include some burp cloths because they are so ridiculously easy to make and honestly, you can never have too many.
Via Mary Martha Mama
Envelope Clutch Purse
Would you like to learn how to make a fold over clutch purse? This tutorial is suitable for beginners… straight line sewing, no zips!
Via We Are Scout
Fabric Drawstring Basket
Here’s a great tutorial for a darling drawstring fabric basket! How great would a few of these be for storing toys?
Pajama Pants Gift Sets
Learn how to sew these cozy looking pajama pants that come with a coordinating drawstring bag.
Via Melly Sews
Weekender Duffle Bag
Sewing this dapper Weekender Duffle taps right into the excitement of getaways and travel. It’s just as fun to make as finding a last-minute deal, and with every seam, you imagine all the places this awesome bag will travel!
Via Purl Soho
Knit Receiving Blankets
We love receiving blankets, especially the knit variety. They’re stretchy and soft and cozy and even a little absorbent.
Via Make It Love It
Duck Canvas Tote
These pretty but sturdy totes take less than an hour from start to finish and couldn’t be easier to stitch up.
Easy Beach Poncho
Learn how to make this DIY Beach Poncho with pom pom trim. This project is ideal for beginner sewers because no pattern is necessary. Basically, you just fold your fabric in half and cut out 2 circles.
Via Gina Michele
Easy Sew Tote Bag
You can never have too many tote bags – they’re always super handy. Learn how to make this easy sew tote bag now.
Pom Pom Placemat Clutch
Would you guess that this adorable clutch purse is actually made from a placemat? Learn how to make your own clutch with this easy tutorial.
Via Riva La Diva
Portable Tissue Holder
Tissues are one of those items that you always need around, especially on the road. So we thought–why not carry them around in style? And if it’s something you prefer not to travel with, it looks just as chic on a desk or table!
This adjustable apron has a straightforward construction, and it fits almost any body because of its nifty adjustable neck and tie.
Via Purl Soho
Making someone a creative gift doesn’t need to be hard. We hope you’ve found a fun and easy sewing project to make for your next special occasion.
If you’re looking for more great sewing projects, check out this great book for using your favorite pieces of scrap materials – Half Yard Gifts: Easy sewing projects using left-over pieces of fabric