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30 DIY Christmas gifts to sew for kids (free patterns)

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We are all counting down the days to Christmas, and now is the perfect time for Holiday sewing projects. If you are looking for cute and easy DIY Christmas gifts to sew for kids, we hope you will like this collection of 25+ free patterns and tutorials.

For me, the kids are at the top of my priority list, and I always enjoy making cute little things for them.

DIY Christmas Gifts To Sew For Kids

I found some great free patterns and tutorials for kids homemade Christmas gifts you can sew – from cozy pajamas for Christmas morning and cute stuffed animals to fancy dresses and pretty headbands – and I am thrilled to share them with you!

Most of these clever and creative ideas are easy Christmas sewing projects for beginners, and every one of them is free and includes step-by-step instructions and photos.

So, check out this list of more than 25 DIY Christmas gift ideas for kids – I hope you’ll enjoy it and find inspiration for your Christmas sewing projects!

30 easy DIY Christmas gifts to sew for kids – free patterns and tutorials


1. Girl & boy fabric dolls from Make it & Love it

Girl & boy fabric dolls

2. Free Christmas plush sewing patterns from Fluffmonger

Free Christmas plush sewing patterns

3. DIY Loch Ness monster tutorial from We lived happily ever after

DIY Loch Ness monster tutorial

4. Hula hoop tent tutorial from A Beautiful Mess

Hula hoop tent tutorial

5. Kid’s Sleeping Bag Pattern & Tutorial from Crazy Little Projects

Kid’s Sleeping Bag Pattern

6. Kids Bean Bag Chair from Project Nursery

Kids Bean Bag Chair

7. Zip-It-Up pencil pouch from Craft Passion

Zip-It-Up pencil pouch

8. Ruffled scrunchie tutorial from I Can Sew This

ruffled scrunchie tutorial

9. Moon Kitty Headband from Choly Knight

Moon Kitty Headband

10. Audrey Cape tutorial from Simple Simon and Co

Audrey Cape tutorial

11. DIY Cotton Headband Tutorial from Anjurisa

DIY Cotton Headband Tutorial - How To Make A Headband Out Of Fabric

12. Free princess tulle dress pattern and tutorial from I Can Sew This

Free princess tulle dress pattern

13. Cat backpack – free pattern from Sew Much Ado

Free cat backpack pattern

14. Free fingerless gloves pattern from Fleece Fun

Fingerless gloves pattern

15. Fingerless fleece monster gloves tutorial from Tally’s Treasury

Fingerless fleece monster gloves

16. DIY leg warmers tutorial from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

DIY leg warmers tutorial

17. How to make a leotard for little dancers from Treasurie

For more tips on sewing with spandex and another leotard tutorial, visit the Made Everyday blog.

How to Make a Leotard | Sew Along with Leotard #4

18. DIY red tutu skirt trimmed with gold ribbon from I Can Sew This

red tutu skirt trimmed with gold ribbon

19. Boys vest pattern and tutorial from Me Sew Crazy

Free Vest Pattern

20. Free hooded raglan sweatshirt pattern from Brindille & Twig

Free hooded raglan sweatshirt pattern

21. Ruffled baby blanket tutorial from Sweet Red Poppy

Ruffled baby blanket tutorial

22. DIY fabric bows from I Can Sew This

DIY fabric bows

23. Play Pants with bonus Christmas tree applique from Felicity Sewing Patterns

Play Pants with bonus Christmas tree applique

24. DIY Children’s Holiday Apron from Crafting Cheerfully

25. Baby bib tutorial from Purl Soho

baby bib tutorial

26. Ruffle Christmas tree top from Twiggy Nest

Ruffle Christmas tree top

27. Free baby sleeping bag pattern from Small Dream Factory

Free baby sleeping bag pattern

28. Reindeer hooded towel from Crazy Little Projects

Reindeer hooded towel

29. DIY elf and santa hat from Lia Griffith

 DIY elf and santa hat

30. DIY pajama pants gift sets – tutorial from Melly Sews

DIY pajama pants gift sets

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