101 Handmade Baby Gift Tutorials

Creating handmade gifts for babies is the sweetest way to welcome those new little ones into the world!  Many baby gifts are small and simple so you don’t need a ton of time to make the cutest little hats, blankets and bibs!  You’ll find the perfect gift for your next baby shower on this list…trust me! 

I’ve gathered some beautiful gift ideas for newborns and toddlers.  These are seriously cute, cute, cute!  Don’t you love little dresses and overalls?  How come the mini version of everything looks so much better?  Each one of these is an easy-to-follow tutorial and most have great photos to help you along the way.  I love lots of photos!

Find a comfy chair and get ready for simply sweet ideas and cuteness overload!

  1. Top Knot Baby Hat – Prudent Baby
  2. Gauzy Swaddle Blanket – Dana Made It
  3. Chevron Chenille Baby Blanket – Aesthetic Nest
  4. Baby Sleep Sacks – Running With Scissors
  5. Infant Peasant Dress – Sew Much Ado
  6. Baby Flower Mobile – Create Loves
  7. Onesie Cupcakes – Little Birdie Secrets
  8. Brooksy-Boy Overalls – Sew Easy Being Green
  9. Ballerina Onesie – Bubbly Nature Creations
  10. Diaper Pouch Tutorial – Noodlehead
  11. Rockin’ Baby Gown – This Mama Makes Stuff
  12. Toddler Dish Towel Bathrobe – Obsessively Stitching
  13. Amigurumi Dragon – All About Ami
  14. Baby Wooden Blocks – Martha Stewart
  15. Ruffle Sandals – The Mother Huddle
  16. Little Man Shoes – Shwin & Shwin
  17. Stylish Baby Blanket – Sew4Home
  18. Pacifier Pockets – Make It and Love It
  19. Angry Birds Plush – Obsessively Stitching
  20. Fold Blankets Into Elephants – Baby Rabies
  21. Dog Bone Burp Cloths – Crafterhours
  22. Car Seat Cover – Calico
  23. Fly a Kite Sundress – The Ribbon Retreat
  24. Basic Newborn Pants – Made By Rae
  25. Striped Baby Blanket {crochet pattern} – Moogly Blog
  26. Quote Book {printable} – Kinderpendent
  27. Changing Pad & Wipes Holder – Cluck Cluck Sew
  28. The Bapron – Craftiness Is Not An Option
  29. Argyle Hoodie – Melly Sews
  30. Stuffed Animal Sleeping Bags – Flossie Teacakes
  31. Reversible Baby Bonnet – Sew Mama Sew
  32. Toddler Backpack – IndieTutes
  33. Stroller Bag – Made By Marzipan
  34. Diaper Strap – Calico
  35. Baby Sling Wrap {No Sew} – Make Baby Stuff
  36. Nursing Cover With Pocket – Sew4Home
  37. Kawaii Bento Bag – Zakka Inspired
  38. Baby Bib – Sew Funky
  39. Baby Sneakers – Made By Marzipan
  40. Messenger Bag – Zaaberry
  41. Burp Cloth – Prudent Baby
  42. Binky Leashes – Sew4Home
  43. T-Shirt Tutu – Someday Crafts
  44. Tea Towel Toddler Apron – Megan Nielsen Design
  45. Patchwork Crib Bumpers – Crafterhours
  46. Tag Blanket – Design, Dining & Diapers
  47. Oopsie Octopus – Moda Bake Shop
  48. Lovebird Tunic – Craftiness Is Not An Option
  49. Wild Thing Tote – Bloesem Kids
  50. Baby Tie Tutorial – Sei Lifestyle
  51. Cowl Neck Sweater Dress – Nap Time Crafters
  52. Bear Stuffie – Sew Mama Sew
  53. Snappy Toddler Dress – Prudent Baby
  54. Toy Box Plans – Make Baby Stuff
  55. Ruffle Bonnet – The Cottage Home
  56. Toddler Summer Dress – Delia Creates
  57. Baby Sunsuit – Made By Rae
  58. Tshirt Dress With Braided Collar – Make It and Love It
  59. Upcycled Baby Clothes Creature – Alisa Burke
  60. Long Sleeved Baby Bib – Fleeting Thing
  61. Easy Suspenders – Running With Scissors
  62. Custom Lunch Bag – Whip Up
  63. Knit Big Cuddly Bunny – The Purl Bee
  64. Paper Bag Pants – Shwin & Shwin
  65. Mini Lounger – Small & Friendly
  66. Pillowcase Dress – 402 Center Street Designs
  67. Waldorf Doll Tutorial – Make Baby Stuff
  68. Swaddle Blanket – Prudent Baby
  69. Toddler Quiet Book – Serving Pink Lemonade
  70. Wearable Baby Blanket – Make It and Love It
  71. Lego Belt for Boys – Delia Creates
  72. Minky & Satin Baby Blankets – Sew4Home
  73. Pot Holder Seatbelt Covers – Obsessively Stitching
  74. Pacifier Clip – Sew Mama Sew
  75. Reversible Baby Sunhat – Me Sew Crazy
  76. Onesie Summer Dress – Running With Scissors
  77. Seahorse Plushie – Lia’s Crafty Journey
  78. Easy Baby Pullover – The Purl Bee
  79. Anywhere Chair – Made By Marzipan
  80. Mila Baby Shoes – Fleeting Thing
  81. Crib and Toddler Bed Sheets – Made
  82. Knit Bear Hat – Martha Stewart
  83. Hooded Baby Towel – Prudent Baby
  84. Baby Bug Hat – Little Pink Monster
  85. Vinyl Pocket Bib – No Time to be Bored
  86. Blanket Stitch Burp Cloths – Simply Modern Mom
  87. Diaper Bag Tutorial – Sew Much Ado
  88. Hudson’s Bay Inspired Crib Blanket {knit} – The Purl Bee
  89. Faux Knee Patch Pants – Me Sew Crazy
  90. Knit Baby Hat & Blanket – Make It and Love It
  91. Ruffle Butt Onesie – Ucreate
  92. Bias Tape Bib – The Purl Bee
  93. Molly Monkey – mmmcrafts
  94. Tie Onesie – Crap I’ve Made
  95. Washcloth Puppets – Martha Stewart
  96. Creative Burp Cloths – Make and Takes
  97. Crochet Hair Bows – Happy Together
  98. Little Flower Child Sundress – Designed by Dawn Nicole
  99. Tiny Curtsy Skirt – Sewing In No Mans Land
  100. Ruffled Baby Legs – Finding My Aloha
  101. Ric Rac Receiving Blanket – Sew Much Ado

You can make all of your gifts for years from this list!  What do you think?  Did you decide you need to make a trip to the store or order a giant box of fabric?  I knew you would love these!

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Thanks so much for all your tweets, stumbles, Facebook likes and pins on my Handmade Gift Tutorials, Summer Sewing Tutorials and Free Printables {includes prints for nurseries} posts…you are the coolest crafty friends!  I hope you find lots of fabulous ideas here for gifts that will make you seem even craftier than you are…ha!

Handmade gifts make people feel special, don’t you think?  Do you have a favorite or two…or three?


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  1. says

    Great list! Thanks so much for sharing!! I pinned several of them.

    Having each link set to open in a new window would be awesome. :)

  2. says

    Thank you for all the ideas that I will be browsing. My niece is due in January 2014 and has requested handmade things for her little girl as that is what her mom who is deceased was known for. We have a great tradition of crafting in my family. All the ideas are very welcome.

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