5 Cute Baby Gifts to Sew – Free Tutorials

In this post we share some brilliant ideas and free tutrials for sewing up a gift for a new baby.

These free tutorials will mean you never have to buy an overpriced gift for a baby again!  Instead you can enjoy the time spent making a unique gift for a new mum!  Little fabric baby shoes and a matching bib will not take long to sew up and make a really special gift set, especially if you personalise them with the new baby’s initials.


Baby Gifts –  Sewing Tutorials

free baby shoes booties tutorial

Fabric Baby Shoes Tutorial – It’s a fact that no baby needs shoes, however that does not mean they can’t have some gorgeous ones to show off with, once you have the pattern you can make a pair to match every outfit!  The pattern is available to download for free here – Baby Shoes Tutorial from Michael Miller fabrics.  the shoes shown above were found here on Beck and Lundy using this free pattern.

nappy and baby wipes case tutorial

No new parent should ever be more than a foot away from a pack of baby wipes and a spare nappy!  Here is the perfect solution for a new mother (or father!) to stash in their bag – theres a great free tutorial for sewing up this nappy and baby wipes case here from blog Capital B.  Super quick to make up and you can use up some fabric from your stash!

Nappy Change Mat patternNappy change mat free tutorial

This nappy changing mat pattern is great, it folds up and also has pockets – you just need some waterproof / vinyl fabric for obvious reasons!  Free Nappy Change mat tutorial

monster bibs 1

Sew up a little monster bib!  This free bib tutorial could be adapted and personalised, we like these because they are unisex so could be sewn up in advance of the birth!

washcloth tutorial

These baby washcloths were made by Noodlehead – “So I cut out a couple different sized washcloths, just 7″ and 9″ squares with rounded corners, slap on some bias tape and you’re done.” You could make these with matching fabric from one of the other baby gift  projects!  Noodlehead has some gorgeous patterns to purchase, so beware of temptation when you visit!



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