Giving handmade gifts to an adult, who can appreciate the quality, and the love that was put into it is one thing. Handing a handmade gift over to a child is a completely different story altogether! If you are looking to hand out handmade gifts to any child or children on your Christmas list this year, you should try some of the free sewing patterns in this list. With toys like Angry Birds plushies, play food, and pillow pets, these hand made gifts are sure to be well received.
Angry Birds Plushies – Make the entire collection of Angry Birds plushies or just a few! Most kids and some adults would love these video game inspired birds as a Christmas gift! Enlarge or shrink the pattern if you would like to change the size of these super soft plushies. To make an even better gift try creating some of the pigs from the game. How fun would it be to make your own real life Angry Birds setup.
Angry Birds Fleece Throw – Here is another great free sewing pattern. This sewing pattern is for an Angry Birds fleece blanket. This is a great way to keep the little gamer in your life happy and warm this holiday season and all throughout the winter. To gift this blanket, fold in half long ways, then tightly roll it up. Secure it with a cute wide ribbon.
Super Hero Cape – This great pattern is sure to produce a superhero cape that will be a huge hit this Christmas. This is great for any child with an active imagination! Easy to customize, and very adorable. You will love this free sewing pattern. I would even be willing to bet that there are a few adults on your list that would love their own cape too!
Crayon Roll – Crayons are a great stocking stuffer as they are, but store them in these neat crayon rolls and they are even better. These crayon rolls are easy to make and easy to customize. Use fabric that will suit the child that you are giving it to. Character fabric is great for this project. Add to a gift bag filled with coloring books that the child would like.
Felt Food – Any chef to be loves to get all kinds of fake foods. Fake food made out of felt is a great alternative to plastic painted food toys. My son would play with these for hours. This site has 46 or more free sewing patterns for felt food! You could give a very special gift this year by giving a bunch of these foods to a special child! Give them in a shopping bag or toy buggy for added fun.
Pillow Pet – You’ve heard the annoying song and probably have already purchased at least one of the commercial brand of this product. This free sewing pattern will teach you how to make a custom pillow pet style pillow that any child would love to get! Imagine how elite your recipient will feel knowing that noone else will have the same pillow pet as them!
Remember that even though it is the thought that counts, it is also important to gift things that people will like. Make sure that you get to know the likes of the recipient so you can customize and create a speical gift for them that they will love.