Quick Handmade Gifts from WeAllSew

We’re celebrating the winter holidays by highlighting our favorite free sewing projects and tutorials each week through the month of December.

This week we continue our holiday series by sharing free sewing projects that make perfect quick handmade gifts.

Folded Fabric Ornament Tutorial from WeAllSew

Folded Fabric Ornament Tutorial from WeAllSew

Use the BERNINA Circular embroidery attachment to help stitch together a quick holiday ornament. You can make one in about a half hour following the Folded Fabric Ornament tutorial here.

quick and easy chanukah gift bag

These gift bags really live up to their name! Use scraps of fabric and a bit of ribbon trim, and fill with a small gift or holiday treats. Learn how to stitch a Quick and Easy Gift Bag here.

Leather sunglass case tutorial from WeAllSew

This is one of those gifts that’s both useful and loved! Create a luxurious leather case for a pair of glasses (and get some great tips for sewing with leather along the way) in this Leather Eyeglass Case tutorial.


Holiday Mug Rug Tutorial from WeAllSew

Is there someone on your last-minute gift list that loves coffee or tea? Raid your fabric stash basket to create this sweet Holiday Mug Rug!

Scissors case tutorial from WeAllSew

This scissors case can easily be stitched together in less than an hour! Customize with embroidery or trim to create a personalized gift. Find the free pattern and tutorial for the Scissors Case here.

DIY Bow Ties

Create a very personal gift with this simple bow tie pattern. With just one pattern piece and a few basic supplies, you can sew up some bow ties for the entire wedding party in no time. Click here to find the Bow Tie tutorial.

Rope Bowl Tutorial: finished

Rope bowls are a fun, easy, and quick project with tons of uses! The possibilities make these bowls great gift ideas. Make a set of different sizes, fill one with treats or small gifts, or create a rope bowl with special colors to match home decor. Get the Rope Bowl tutorial here.


Adding a bit of machine embroidery can turn any plain gift into a beloved one. Learn how to embroidery a bitsy baby onesie the easy way here!

Handmade Heating-Cooling Pad Tutorial

These quick-to-stitch pads can be used as a soothing heating pad or an icy cold pad! Learn how to make a handmade heating/cooling pad here.


Hand Look Quilted Wallet

A handmade wallet is a worthwhile gift to make yourself as it’s something likely to be used every single day. Click here to find the simple to make Quilted Wallet tutorial.

Mini Scissors Case Tutorial

Not only is this little scissors case super cute, it’s super quick to make (and makes a great gift for friends that sew!). Find out how to make a Mini Scissors Case With Needle Minder here.

This easy to make DIY Cosmetic Zipper Pouch makes the perfect gift! The zip pouch is perfect for holding just about anything from cosmetics to art or sewing supplies!

This simple apron is easy to customize with fabric prints, trims, or even with the addition of embroidery. The All-Purpose Apron is incredibly fast and easy to stitch together!


Create a quick set of sweet coasters with fabric strips and scraps, tie them up with a bow and you have a nice, quick gift! Find the Scrappy Coaster Set tutorial here.

Quick and Easy Leather Gifts Slider

Here are three projects that you can whip up in no time at all that will still let the recipient know that you took the time to make them something special. Learn how to make a cord keeper, earbud holder, or bookmark with the Quick and Easy Handmade Leather Gifts tutorial.

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