15 Handmade Baby Shower Gifts to Sew: Free Sewing Patterns

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 hats, blankets, diaper caddies and pouches, baskets, and more. These easy baby gifts to sew are perfect to have on hand for baby showers, new-mom gifts, and holidays.

Patchwork Bib and Burp Cloth Set

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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!

Cute Diaper Clutch with a Big Pocket in the Front

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Fast and easy, this is the best go-to handmade baby shower gift. The big pocket baby pouch is perfect to keep a few diapers and wipes on the go. 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.

Soft Baby Hat Pattern

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This cute baby hat made out of soft knit fabric comes with a fitted top and a cuff that can be rolled up for more cuteness. There is a top knot version too! The free baby hat sewing pattern is from Coral + Co.

Knot Bow Headband

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The Knot Bow Headband Pattern from Coral + Co is simple to make and looks adorable in pictures.

Free Fabric Doll Pattern

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No list of free baby sewing patterns is complete without a handmade doll! The Katy fabric doll is the perfect gift for a baby or toddler. This free pattern has beautiful long hair that is braid able. Isn’t it adorable?

Baby Lovey Blanket with Fleece and Ruffles

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This small blanket has ruffled cotton fabric on one side and soft minky on the other. It’s a lovely comfort blanket that looks super cute in photos too! The baby lovey sewing tutorial is from 2 Little Hooligans.

DIY Baby Swaddle Blanket

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Coral + Co.’s easy Baby Swaddle Blanket Pattern sews up quickly in 10 minutes. This is perfect for anyone who wants to make a quick gift for a new baby. Many store bought swaddle blankets are never quite big enough to get a good swaddle, by making your own you can make one large enough for baby to grow and still wrap them up tight.

Organizing Bins that are Just the Right Size for Diapers

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This fold up basket pattern makes an organizing bin for the changing table that is the perfect size to hold baby diapers. Fill it with baby care items and it’s a darling gift basket.

Washcloth Teddy Bear

These washcloth teddy bears are a no-sew project that you can include in your handmade gift basket. It’s a charming way to give a new mom some extra washcloths.

Easy Puff Quilt Tutorial

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Make this easy and comfy quilt that looks like of lots of fluffy little pillows. The free Pillow Quilt Tutorial would be adorable sewn with scraps from your scrap bin.

Hand Quilted Wholecloth Baby Quilt

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Hand quilting is very easy to do. Sandwich a layer of quilt batting in between two pieces of cotton fabric. Then use embroidery floss or pearl cotton to sew around elements on the fabric. Learn more about this simple but impressive technique.

The Fastest Baby Quilt Ever

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Perfect for a first quilt, this super fast baby quilt tutorial utilizes pre-sewn patchwork fabric. The complete tutorial includes preparing the quilt sandwich, quilting, and sewing on the binding.

Snappy Tote Easy Diaper Clutch

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The snappy Tote diaper clutch is super easy to sew. Not just that, but it is also fat quarter friendly. This diaper clutch is an ideal sewing project for beginners and will look so cute in darling baby fabrics or modern fabrics to match the recipient’s taste.

The Miracle Caddy Organizer

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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.

Baby Heart Log Cabin Quilt Pattern

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The baby heart log cabin quilt is easy to sew and quilt on a domestic sewing machine. It uses low volume neutral fabrics mixed with one bold color for a modern-traditional quilt perfect for a boy or a girl.

More Baby Quilt Patterns

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