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25 DIY Christmas outfit ideas for kids (free sewing patterns & tutorials)

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We’re all counting down the days to Christmas, but it’s not too late for some Christmas sewing! If you’re searching the web for cute and stylish DIY Christmas outfit ideas for kids, take a look at this collection of 25 free sewing tutorials and patterns.

For me, the kids are at the top of my priority list, and I love to sew cute things for them. I already made two Christmassy red tulle skirts for my two daughters, but nothing yet for my son… Then I thought there should be a lot more DIY Christmas clothes for kids ideas out there on the internet, and I was right!

DIY Christmas outfit ideas for kids

I found some amazing free sewing patterns and tutorials for kids’ DIY Christmas wearables – from cozy pajamas for Christmas morning, fun elf shoes, Santa hats, to fancy dresses or adorable Holiday shirts and skirts – and I’m thrilled to share them with you!

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

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

DIY Christmas outfit ideas for kids + free sewing patterns and tutorials

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

Play Pants with bonus Christmas tree applique

2. DIY Children’s Holiday Apron from Crafting Cheerfully

3. DIY red pompom tulle circle skirt tutorial from I Can Sew This

DIY Christmas tulle circle skirt

4. Christmas Baby Bib from So Sew Easy

Christmas Baby Bib

5. Easy Elf Hat – free tutorial from the Sewing Pixies

Easy Elf Hat

6. Christmas dress tutorial with a free pattern in size 3T from Melly Sews

Christmas dress tutorial

7. Ruffle Christmas tree top from Twiggy Nest

Ruffle Christmas tree top

8. DIY red and gold tulle skirt from I Can Sew This

red and gold tulle skirt

9. Christmas Glitter Skirts from Felicity Sewing Patterns

Christmas Glitter Skirts

10. Poinsettia headband from Melly Sews

Poinsettia headband

11. Christmas Eve Pajama Pants tutorial- size infant to 8 years from My Cotton Creations

Christmas Eve Pajama Pants

12. Reindeer hooded towel from Crazy Little Projects

Reindeer hooded towel

13. Free Baby Christmas Dress Pattern – size 3-6M from The Stitching Scientist

Free Baby Christmas Dress Pattern

14. Candy cane stripe and pom pom skirt tutorial from Craftaholics Anonymous

Candy cane stripe and pom pom skirt

15. DIY elf and santa hat from Lia Griffith

 DIY elf and santa hat

16. Girl’s Holiday Ruffle Dress Tutorial from See Kate Sew

Girl’s Holiday Ruffle Dress

17. Christmas Knot Dress – free pattern in size 3T and tutorial from A Sprinkle of Joy

DIY Christmas Knot Dress

18. Very Merry Onesie from Making Lemonade Blog

Very Merry Onesie

19. Ribbon Christmas Tree Shirt from Huckleberry Love

Ribbon Christmas Tree Shirt

20. Santa Hat – free PDF pattern, sizes baby to adult from Fleece Fun

Santa Hat pattern

21. Embroidered Christmas Jumper from Life Sew Savory

 Embroidered Christmas Jumper

22. DIY Christmas Elf Hoodie from Wholesale Halloween Costumes

23. Holiday Pajamas Tutorial from The Crafting Chicks & Simple Simon and Company

Holiday Pajamas for kids

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

DIY pajama pants gift sets

25. DIY Holiday Dress from Shwin and Shwin

DIY Holiday Dress

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