Nothing makes me want to hunker down with the sewing machine more than warm, cozy nights and holiday jingles. I’ve rounded up 21 perfect holiday sewing projects from the Pretty Prudent archives that will hopefully inspire you to whip our your sewing machine and get creative.
Let’s start with some perfect holiday sewing projects for home decor.
This garland is actually a no-sew project, ha! Learn How to Make a Fabric Tassel Garland (No Sew!) in any color you like to jazz up your mantle, or make a mini one to hang on the tree.
Jacinda’s Ruffled Tree Skirt is one of my absolute faves. It’s not as hard as it looks, and it looks so good!
These Pretty Potholders inspired about 1,000 people to make their own and send us pics! This is a really fun sewing project to master.
The Simple Snuggly Baby Blanket is an oldie-but-goodie, that’ll make any baby happy.
Learn How to Make a Wine Gift Bag and deliver your libations in style.
These Fabric Bow Napkin Rings would look pretty in any color combo on your holiday table.
As would these Reversible Napkin Rings (one side for Thanksgiving, one for Hanukkah?).
Next let’s look at some perfect holiday sewing projects for clothing and accessories.
Our tutorial on How to Make Fabric Slippers (with Free Pattern) is one of our most popular of all time! It’s really satisfying to make these, and so cozy too.
Learn How to Sew a Bow Tie and give them to all the cute little boys in your life (and girls who like bow ties too!)
Then make something simple and sweet for yourself by learning Adorable DIY Ear Warmers.
Many a child would adore an extra fancy, fuzzy Pink Princess Cape under the tree.
Our Layer Cake Skirt has been made in hundreds of different color combos – we think a holiday version would be adorable!
How cute is baby Quinn? Make all the babies in your life just as cute with our tutorial for this DIY Reversible Baby Bonnet with Free Pattern.
One of our faves, and readers too, is Colleen’s amazing Fox Scarf with Free Pattern. It’s like a stole, but cuter!
Now how about we sew up some cute little gifts?
Start with our Fat Quarter Apron – this is a fan favorite and you can make it out of one fat quarter! Here’s Jacinda’s holiday version (so pretty!) and here’s the original tutorial: Fat Quarter Apron Tutorial!
Make a simple but stunning quilted Christmas Stocking with Free Pattern to match your holiday decor.
This winter hand muff is so cute (and would make a little girl feel so fancy).
A set of DIY Wood Stump Coasters in my stocking would make me smile.
Whip up a bunch of key fobs and give them to everyone you know on top of their gift tied into the bow! Get the easy-peasy tutorial here: How to Make a Key Fob.
I love wearing a french pouf, and so does Scarlet. Learn How to Make a French Pouf from a T-Shirt.
Grab your sewing machine and some crayons and learn How to Sew a Crayon Roll for all the coloring enthusiasts in your life.
Happy sewing! Follow us on Pinterest for more perfect holiday sewing tutorials.