The 15 Best Mother’s Day Gifts to Craft or Sew Last Minute!

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Are you looking for Mother’s Day gift ideas for your very special mom this year? For moms who already have everything, the best gift is something unique and handmade by YOU!

Any mother will appreciate the thought and effort you put into a handmade gift. Here are some fast and easy sewing and craft projects to make a cherished gift that will melt your mom’s heart.

Free Printable Mother’s Day Cards

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For the quickest last-minute gift ever, print mom a beautiful Mother’s Day card. These beautiful free printable cards are from Alice & Lois.

A Journal With a Pretty Fabric Cover

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Journaling helps us remember the good times and learn from hard times. Make her a journal with a pretty fabric cover and ribbon ties. To make it even more special, write a personal note inside!

Sew a Mother’s Day Card with Scrap Fabric Flowers

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These beautiful cardstock and fabric cards are much easier to make than you might think! You don’t even have to know how to sew a straight line. Learn how to sew scrappy Mother’s Day Cards.

Pretty Jewelry Bowls from Air-Dry Clay

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Have you tried air dry clay? This fun material is easy to use for all kinds of crafts. Learn how to make pretty painted jewelry bowls.

The Easiest Basket

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This easy fabric basket pattern is perfect for beginners. Sew a fabric bin for mom to organize her desk.

A Soft Minky Blanket For Comfort and Warmth

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You might not be a quiltmaker, but anyone can make an easy blanket! This easy-to-follow tutorial from Heather Handmade shows you how to make a double-layer minky blanket in any size you want.

Free Printable Sew Thankful Note Cards

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If your mom loves to sew, she will really appreciate a personalized ‘Sew Thankful for you’ note card. These free printable notecards are some of my favorites any time of the year!

Button Fridge Magnets

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A cute button with a magnet glued to the back makes a sweet gift to hold kids’ drawings on the fridge. This easy tutorial shows how to make magnets with covered buttons, but any big button will work great!

Stylish Infinity Scarf from Cotton Fabric

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I love infinity scarves so much that I couldn’t decide which tutorial to share for Mother’s Day… I’m going to share both!

This first infinity scarf tutorial can made using 1 yard of any cotton fabric, but works best with lightweight fabrics like poplin and batiste. It has one seam and hemmed edges.

Elegant Mason Jar Vase

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Give mom hand-picked flowers in a beautiful mason jar vase! This easy idea could be made with kids and materials found around the house.

Soft and Light Infinity Scarf with Double Gauze

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This second no-sew infinity scarf tutorial requires double gauze fabric, and that’s why it turns out so soft with frayed edges. It feels like a cloud around your neck!

Mosaic Flower Pots

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Mosaic flower pots can be made using small tiles, buttons, beads, gems, broken pieces of porcelain, and more. Learn how to make an easy flower pot gift that you can give with a living plant to last all year.

A Pretty Apron from One Yard of Fabric

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If your mom loves to cook, then make her handmade gifts to use everyday in the kitchen. Here are some fun kitchen accessories that you can quickly make for her as a loving gift.

Sew an easy beautiful apron with this free diy apron pattern that only uses one yard of fabric! Aprons are a perfect beginner sewing projects because you’ll make a gift that your mom can use every day. This pattern is great because it is simple and beautiful, any mom would be proud to receive this as a gift.

Raw Stone Earrings

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I can’t think of a more beautiful gift that would be as easy as these raw stone earrings. You only need a few materials and they look so expensive and chic! Use the birthstones of her children to make them extra special.

Rice-Filled Neck Warmers

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Ever wonder why moms can get a bit salty? Stress! Sew your mom an all-natural neck warmers to help relax her tired neck and shoulder muscles. You will be her favorite child.

Couch or Armchair Caddy

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Make mom’s life easier with this easy-to-sew couch caddy. It will help keep all her essential items handy so she won’t have to get up while watching her favorite show!

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