Sew and make easy gifts with these cut & sew patterns to make which include simple sewing projects including rick rack placemats, pom pom napkin rings, dish towels, bags, key chains and clothing.

Sewing Tutorials to Make

Tip Junkie has 426 Gifts to Sew patterns including over 1000 Homemade Christmas Gifts all with pictured tutorials to learn on how to make. You can always search there if you’re looking for more Simple Gifts with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

Simple Sewing Patterns

1.  Rick Rack Placemat & Napkin {how-to} ~ This fantastic placemat is perfect for a special birthday or any fun gathering.  I love the cheery colors of the fabric and the rick rack edges give it a touch of vintage.  And to make it super simple, the tutorial is a pictured step-by-step.

2.  Pom Pom Napkin Rings ~ Hand-stitch pom poms together to make these adorable napkin rings.  It's also great for beginning sewers, this easy project could be made with different colored pom poms for all seasons and holidays.

3. Rick Rack Dish Towels ~ These dish towels are so pretty, you will want to do the dishes.  NOT!  But it will at least help, right?  Or add this to a set of other kitchen goods for a bridal shower or wedding gift.

DIY Casserole Carrier

4.  Casserole Carrier {Sewing Tutorials} ~ This is a great pattern if you like to make and share casseroles! With this great step-by-step tutorial you'll be able to create this carrier even if your a sewing beginner! Make a couple and you have the perfect Christmas gifts!

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DIY Purse Pattern 5.  Carry All Trio of Patterns {Purses and Bags} ~  Check out this carry all trio of patterns! The pattern and tutorial make a purse, makeup bag and sunglasses holder! Perfect for every level of sewer because you can make just the easy makeup bag or all three! This trio would even make a fabulous gift!

DIY Gift Bag

6.  Drawstring Fabric Gift Bag Tutorial ~ These simple fabric bags are perfect for wrapping up a Christmas gift or party favor.  You could also use bright fabric and use this idea for birthday gifts.

Gifts to Sew

7. Little Boy Church Bag ~ Refashion a man's dress shirt and tie into a fun little boy bag that's perfect for church!  It's just the right size for carrying quiet activities in.

DIY Heat Pack

8.  Handmade Owl Heat Pack {free pattern} These adorable Owl Heat Packs not only make a terrific gift, but are very practical! Warm them up before bedtime to keep you toasty in bed. You can use your fabric scraps and the free pattern to make the pouches and fill with rice.

DIY Hooded Towel

9.  Owl Hooded Towel ~ Whooooooo loves hooded towels? This adorable hooded towel is perfect for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and kids of all ages. Make it for a boy or a girl. Easy step by step instructions.

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Gifts to Sew

10. Winnie the Pooh Shrug ~ This little wool shrug is absolutely darling!  It's also great for layering clothing during the cooler months.  Your little one will have a great versatile piece with this free pattern and tutorial.

Gifts to Sew

11. City Cowl {tutorial} ~ Make your own fashion statement with this adorable City Cowl.  Choose your fabric and/or print to fit any style you desire.  It's a simple gift idea.

12. Silver Quilted Mini-Skirt ~ This quilted mini-skirt is an excellent choice for a sporty and comfortable look.  You don't even have to quilt the fabric because it's ironing board fabric.  Get out!  Yes, it's flameproof too. Gifts to Sew 13.  How to Sew Cargo Pants ~ Sewing kids clothes is easier than you might think!  If you’re looking for a fun sewing project with great pictured instructions, here’s how to sew cargo pants for kids.

DIY Bow Tie

14.  Adjustable Bow Tie {tutorial} ~  This adjustable bow tie is adorable and perfect for your little man to wear to church, a fancy dinner or even a wedding! With this easy sewing tutorial you’ll learn how to make one or a few in your son’s style! Great for even the beginner seamstress!

Thanks Ladies. I just adore these homemade gift ideas! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps}

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