Christmas Sewing Projects That Are Perfect For Beginner Sewists
There are so many easy Christmas gifts you can sew for the Holiday Season. Everyone loves getting beautiful, practical gifts that have a personal touch. A handmade gift is such a great gift, your presents will be the best gifts under the Christmas tree.
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Christmas Gift Ideas
Below are some free tutorials, patterns, and sew alongs for making beautiful handmade gifts for your friends and family. Make your gifts with Christmas fabric, scraps from your sewing stash, or personalized fabric chosen just for that special person.
1. T Shirt Memory Pillows
This project is super easy and will get your kids involved creatively while using math skills. The side benefit is it will up your recycling game, clean out your closet, and add to your home decor. Let’s get started with how to make an easy T-Shirt pillow.
There is no pattern for this cute DIY sewing project. Find a T-shirt that you love, don’t wear anymore, and want to keep as a memento.
The written free tutorial can be found at How To Make An Easy T-Shirt Pillow.
2. Wine Gift Bags
Wine as a hostess gift is a pretty easy option. You can make your wine gifting personalized with a cute wine gift bag.
These are the fastest Christmas gifts to sew. You can make them up with fabric scraps or purchase quilting cotton using a special print. It is easy to whip these up in a jiffy, so they are perfect for last minute gift ideas, perfect for everyone on your wine gift list.
You can purchase completed bags and pre-cut bag kits in my Etsy Shop – Sewing With Sandi.
View YouTube video How To Make A Wine Bag tutorial for step by step instructions and the dimensions for this free pattern.
3. Holiday Table Runner
This table runner is a fun gift that you can personalize for any season, dinner party, or dining event. Not only as Christmas gifts; baby showers, birthday parties, New Years, golf outings, and any event at any time. It immediately sets the tone for the celebration and is the perfect gift for people who love to host parties.
You can view the step by step instructions on making a double sided table runner in my YouTube video below.
4. Minky Scarf
We love making scarves as gifts. If you live anywhere that is cold, you need several to keep you warm and stylish. Minky is a soft fuzzy fabric perfect for making soft fuzzy scarves.
Follow my free, step by step easy tutorial on making a DIY Minky Scarf for the fashionista on your gift giving list.
5. Personalized Tote Bag
I have been teaching this tote bag pattern to beginner sewists for many years. It covers all the sewing basics, like stitching a straight line and matching up seams. As a happy bonus, it is adorable and a great Christmas gift. Your fabric choices make this gift uniquely you and easily customizable for everyone in your whole family.
You can view my digital Tote Bag pattern in my Etsy Shop. For a nominal pattern fee, you can have the pattern downloaded and be sewing Christmas gifts in minutes.
6. Perfect Pajama Pants
Another beginner sewist project I have been teaching for years is how to make pajama pants. It is a little more involved than some of the other projects, but everyone loves pjs. Once you decide on the basic size, there is very little fitting — they are supposed to be loose.
My four part Perfect Pajama Pants class was perfected after years of in-person teaching. Now you can access step by step video instructions to walk you through each stage of making your own pair of perfect pajama pants. You may not want to give them away!
Sewing Christmas Gifts For Friends And Family
As you can see, I love Christmas sewing projects. Everyone loves to receive handmade gifts and starting a little early takes the stress off your Christmas sewing list. These six easy Christmas gifts you can sew are just a few gift ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Let these gift ideas by your inspiration for all your Christmas sewing projects.
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