25 Easy No-Sew Gifts Anyone Can Make!

Sometimes I want to make something as a gift or for my house that doesn’t require me to sit at my machine. In fact, some of these don’t even use fabric (but most of them do). And this list isn’t just projects just glue sticks and fray check. I made sure you would really appreciate some of the creativity in these no-sew tutorials. Let’s dig in!

No-Sew Fabric Pumpkins

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Fall is just around the corner, and can you believe how perfect these are? See the tutorial for these no-sew pumpkins at Craft Gossip. You’ll go, “Ah ha!” Then you’ll get out your stash and go nuts.

Washcloth Teddy Bear

These washcloth teddy bears are a delightful no-sew project! All you need is a washcloth, hair elastics, and ribbon.

No-Sew Table Runner

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Fall just begs for crafts, don’t you think? This beautiful table runner doesn’t require any stitches at all. Get out your favorite fabric and display it perfectly this season!

1 Minute No-Sew Infinity Scarf

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I love using a scarf to effortlessly level up my outfit. This no-sew infinity scarf requires just 1/2 yard of double-gauze fabric. Once you see how easy and beautiful the scarf is, you’ll make one in every color!

Fabric Luggage Tag

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I love to travel, and I love fabric! Use your favorite print to easily identify your luggage with these perfect bag tags from ModPodgeRocksBlog.com.

Scandinavian Stars

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Learn how to make a traditional Scandinavian Star using folded fabric. This fun and easy tutorial is great for using up your scraps. No machine sewing needed – just one stitch at the end to attach a string for hanging if you like.

Decorate a Canvas Bag

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Have you seen inexpensive canvas bags at the craft store? Well, now it’s time to decorate one to add your personal touch. Check out how to decorate your canvas bag with fabric in three easy steps.

Jute Net Demijohns with Bling

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Debi at Cameo Cottage Designs came up with this tutorial for these amazing bottles. Use your empty bottles for decoration, parties, or centerpieces!

No-Sew Mouse Pad/Rolling Mat

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This super easy mouse pad is a win in my book. You can also change the shape and size to easily customize it for your space. I think I’ll make mine into a gaming mat as a gift for my brother. Those things are expensive!

Fabric Scrap Washi Tape

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I love this fun idea from Duckadilly Fabrics! Turn your fabric scraps into your own beautiful washi tape. Learn how at Duckadilly.

Fabric Covered Button Magnets

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This is perfect for those tiny scraps of fabric that you’ve been saving because they feature something cute that you just can’t throw away! What an excellent way to hold kids’ drawings on the fridge! This easy tutorial shows how to make magnets using covered buttons.

Jute Flower

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Use this jute flower on cards, bags, decorations, and more! No sewing, and endless variations; a match made in heaven.

Portable Pressing Table from a TV Tray

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Grab a TV tray from the thrift store and turn it into a portable pressing table. It’s perfect right next to your sewing machine. Amy, at Diary of a Quilter, has an easy tutorial to show you how.

Fabric Rope

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Cintia, at My Poppet, has a great tutorial for making scraps into rope. Check it out and use it for lots of unique projects!

Rope Basket

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Speaking of rope, use hot glue to make a gorgeous rope basket! Learn how at Alice & Lois. You could even use your freshly twisted scrap rope for a colorful touch.

Pleated Lampshade

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Learn how to make a gorgeous origami-inspired pleated lampshade out of your favorite fabric. Floral or geometric are both great options over a table.

Faux Quilting

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It’s not a quilt to cuddle up with, but this no-sew quilt decoration from Suzy’s Artsy Crafty Sitcom is sure to add some wow to your space! Give it a try and tell me how you like it.

No-Sew Dog Bed

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This adorable DIY dog bed requires only fleece fabric and a few pillows. It’s easily washable and great for travel, too! Honestly, you had me at washable though.

Easy No-Sew Sock Gnomes

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I’m in love, and running to search my sock basket for some that I can turn into these sock gnomes.

Fabric Covered Berry Box

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Do you need a special gift box or storage basket? These fabric covered berry boxes would be perfect! Find the berry boxes that you’ll need on Amazon or in the big-box craft stores.

No-Sew Fabric Wall Art

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Make an art installation for your home or sewing room without a needle or thread. It’s a functional way to store your fat quarters; when you want to use those fat quarters for something else, just switch up your art for a new look! Learn how to make no-sew fabric wall art.

No-Sew Headband from a T-Shirt

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Make a simple hairband with just a T-shirt and scissors. The example shown was painted with fabric paint dots, but of course, that’s optional. This no-sew headband is soft and comfy.

Fleece Scarf

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This method for making a no-sew scarf is very popular. I’ve made these for everyone in our family. Using the recipient’s favorite sports-themed or character-themed fabric is especially fun.

Easy Fleece Blanket

Photo credit: It’s Always Autumn

Autumn, at It’s Always Autumn, shows 4 different ways to make no-sew fleece blankets, but my favorite is the classic tied fleece blanket.

Chunky Hand-Knit Blanket

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Use tube yarn (which is like a pre-made stuffed fabric tube) to hand-knit a cozy chunky blanket. This easy tutorial is free at It’s Always Autumn.

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