Handmade baby presents are the best! I don’t know what is more fun – sewing them or gifting them. Here are lots of free sewing patterns and step-by-step tutorials for gifts such as baby quilts, diaper caddies and pouches, baskets, baby towels, and more for your baby sewing projects. Let the mommies know that you love them and their babies with these easy baby gifts to sew.
Gifts and Accessories for a New Baby Mama
Hooded towels are the perfect baby shower gifts! They are super easy to sew and beginner-friendly. In sewing this cute towel, the instructions let you add a coordinating fabric to the hood and if you have leftover fabrics, you can make an additional washcloth to match it.
Here’s a set of 3 perfect gifts for newborns: A baby bib, a burp cloth, and a big pocket baby clutch. This quick and easy patchwork baby bib and burp cloth set is made of regular quilting cotton and coordinating solid flannel fabrics. This free pattern is so soft and cuddly that the baby will love it. There is velcro instead of snaps so you don’t need extra tools. Every new mom needs plenty of bibs!
Here’s my go-to baby shower gift to sew. This big pocket baby pouch is perfect to keep a few diapers and wipes on the go. This sewing tutorial is fat quarter friendly too. If you have cute fabrics with designs of polar bears or seals, they are perfect for boys or girls, so you can make this gift ahead of time and be ready for a surprise party.
Gifts for Toddlers
No list of free baby sewing patterns is complete without a handmade doll! This Katy fabric doll is the perfect gift for a baby or toddler girl. This free pattern has beautiful, unruly, curly, dark hair that they can try to braid. Isn’t it adorable?
If you are looking for baby clothing patterns, don’t miss my free Baby Romper Pattern that comes in sizes 12 months – 6. You can use cotton or knit fabric. It’s a classic style that has come back! See all my other easy sewing patterns for clothes here.
This DIY puppy pillow pattern is made of stretchy fleece, hook and loop tape for the closure, and a big button to hold the pillow folded like in a “pet” form. This adorable pillow can be a pillow cover for any standard sized bed pillow. It’s easy to wash too.
Here’s a custom sheet made by Crystal from Ginger Dimples that you can use for your baby’s bed. This crib sheet is fun and exciting to sew.
Easy Baby Quilts
Perfect to give extra comfort, this baby heart log cabin quilt is made of 9 different fabrics. It has 13 baby heart log cabin blocks and 5 all-neutral log cabin blocks. Enjoy making this sewing pattern for your baby or for the baby of someone you know.
We love this jelly roll baby quilt sewing project shared with us by Karin of Leigh Laurel Studios. This fat quarter quilt pattern is just so adorable.
Isn’t this hand-quilted baby quilt so cute? It’s perfect for a cute baby! Handmade quilting around the animals and trees with pearl cotton, this sewing project is very easy.
Make your baby feel extra special with this baby lovey. This sewing tutorial is from Shannon’s blog 2 Little Hooligans. Use your sewing machine to turn lightweight fabric strips into ruffles and then sew them all together.
This adorable baby quilt pattern with sailboat blocks is super easy and fast to make. It is made with half-square triangles and quarter-square triangles. Your baby will have a wonderful ocean adventure with this baby blanket.
If you are looking for an easy sewing project for your baby or someone’s baby, this child’s play free quilt pattern is for you. Made with half-square triangles, you can use just two different fabrics or mix it up with lots of different scraps.
Here’s another quilt pattern you could try to sew as a gift to someone who’s about to become a new mom. This easy penta-pinwheel quilt is a fat quarter friendly project perfect for sewing beginners.
Gifts to Help Mom Get Organized
Sew a cute fold up basket to keep baby diapers. This fat quarter sized fold up basket uses 2 fat quarters of fabric and an 18” x 20” piece of Peltex.
Every parent needs to have this miracle caddy. It’s a wonderful multi-purpose organizer for baby and young kids stuff. This sewing pattern has dividers that are also easy to sew.
This Snappy Tote is super easy to sew. Not just that, but it is also fat quarter friendly. This diaper clutch is perfect to carry diapers wherever you go.
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