10 Baby Gifts You Can Sew!

Baby Gifts You Can Sew
Is there anything more precious than a baby shower? Handmade gifts garner awwws like nothing else and become beloved mementos long after baby has outgrown them. If you’re handy with a sewing machine, creating a keepsake baby gift is simple. These ten handmade gifts for baby can be sewn up in a jiffy and will be loved and appreciated by everyone from the new mama to great-grandma to babylove!

Upcycled Knit Baby Washcloths

This project is so simple! An old cotton sweater and a piece of flannel combined to create a set of soft and luxurious washcloths for baby’s first bathtime.
[Things For Boys]

Handmade Stackable Baby Rings

Remember the colorful baby ring stackers? Try sewing this adorable fabric version for a soft handmade toy for baby!
[Rust and Sunshine]

Handmade Leather Baby Shoes

Baby shoes are a classic baby shower gift, aren’t they? These beautiful leather booties are simple to sew and will be perfect to go along with all the little outfits baby receives!
[Fine and Feathered]

Vintage Sheet Christening Gown

Baby’s christening is a momentous occasion. What could be better than baby wearing this special made-with-love gown, sewn from vintage eyelet sheets?
[My Poppet]

DIY Handmade Baby Crinkle Toy

Every baby loves noise-making toys, and soft, crinkly fabric toys are on every new mom’s wish list for her tiny one. This handsewn version features an iron-on anchor, a monogram, and a recycled wipe bag sandwiched between the fabric layers to give it that crinkle!
[Prudent Baby]

DIY Handmade Gender Neutral Baby Layette

Sweet baby layettes are the perfect gift for any shower. Sew a hoodie and mittens for the next little one headed your way,
and maybe add in a personalized onesie for extra sweetness!
[Skirt As Top]

DIY Sunshine Felt Baby Mobile

Sew this happy little felt mobile (printable template included!) to hang on the wall of a tiny one and add a bit sunshine to her earliest days!
[Things For Boys]


Handmade Hot Air Balloons

Bright motifs hung from the ceiling are a hot trend in nursery decor, and if the new small person’s bedroom theme is up in the clouds, these fabric hot air balloons will be the perfection addition!
[Fabric Paper Glue]

DIY Baby Fox Rattle

Want a twist on the classic baby rattle idea? Sew the new baby this absolutely adorable baby fox rattle! This pattern has a printable template and is simple for even a novice seamstress.
[Curious and Catcat]

DIY Baby Changing Mat

Every new parent is in need of a simple way to tote a couple diapers and a few wipes in either a diaper bag, purse or satchel. This tutorial for a diaper/wipe clutch is easy to follow and sews up quickly.
[Sisters, Sisters]

Sew your new baby friend any of these sweet keepsake gifts and your gift is sure to be a hit at the baby shower!

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  1. 3

    Lovely round up! Thanks for including some of my projects. My SIL is due any day, so I must get to work on something for the little one!

  2. 4

    Wow! Such creative and cute ideas – I’m looking for gifts for a soon-to-be-mama, will definitely use one of these ideas. Thank you!
    Tarquin @ Him, Her and Them

  3. 5

    What you did are cute stuff. Those are really useful. Thumbs up! I really adore stuff which are personally made. They just show how much effort you put in making them.