Girls Gifts to Sew
With Christmas just weeks away we know that you will all be looking for gifts you can quickly sew up for loved ones. We’ve curated a little selection of free diy ideas for sewing up gifts for girls from around the blogosphere.
Sew up a little Play Tent
DIY Play Tents are a great idea for little girls, you could sew this up with some lovely floral fabric (we’re imagining a pretty liberty style fabric!), or for tom boys make it cowboy and indian style – there are some great cowboy prints available online!
We found this great tutorial here on The Feminist Housewife
Girls Headband DIY
This is a great use of scrap material left over from your dressmaking or quilting projects. Really easy to sew up and we’ve found this great tutorial over on Alice and Lois
Girls Dress and Blouse Tutorial
These pretty dresses and blouses are from the Martha Stewart website – step by step instructions for creating these lovely gifts for a little girl.
DIY Gathered Skirt Tutorial
How about a little skirt to match the top! This tutorial from Dana Made It shows you how (so simple) and there’s also a free video tutorial if you find it easier to learn this way.
Felt Piggy Bank
This is a great little gift to sew up for little ones, perfect for saving their tooth fairy money or a few coins! This would make a lovely stocking filler too. We found the tutorial and template over on the blog Dream a Little Bigger.
DIY Fabric Shoes!
What little girl (or parent) would fail to be impressed by a pair of beautiful hand sewn ballet shoes – this is not a free tutorial but a download from Shoeology on Etsy! We think they are stunning and would make a wonderful gift to sew up for a little girl! There are free patterns for sewing up ballet shoes available – worth searching if you do not have a budget for this fab pattern.
Coin Purse Tutorial
These fun little padded coin purses would be perfect for a stocking filler gift – find the free tutorial to make them here – you can adapt the shape to make them into little gadget protectors too, for ipods, phones etc, just change the dimensions and zip size.
Fabric Phone / Ipod Charging Station
Lots of young girls now have gadgets that need charging, this gift would work well to accompany a lucky child getting a phone or ipod for Christmas! Find the details of how to make this charging station here.
If you are after more ideas take a look through our Pinterest board which we’ll be adding to with all the great ideas for gifts to sew for girls, we find!