Ideas for DIY Gifts

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We like to make items as part of our gift giving, so I thought I'd put together a nice little round up of DIY gifts to help you find some inspiration.  Now you can put a little extra love and magic into your gift giving. With all these ideas, there's sure to be something for everyone.

Ideas for DIY Gifts

Just click the link or the photo to get to more information about each project listed below.

Woodworking DIY Gifts

Table Caddy

I absolutely LOVE this wooden table caddy.  This is a great tutorial from

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Serving Tray

This Rustic Serving Tray is so stunning I just had to include it.  The tutorial can be found on and seems to be fairly straight forward and simple to follow.  There's great pictures, as well!

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Kids DIY Gifts

Baby Leggings

I found this on  Scroll down to the link to download the pattern. There is no tutorial, however, so you'll need to be an intermediate sewist and know the basics of reading a pattern.

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Fishing Rod & Fish Set

This is a great tutorial from to make for a three or four year old.  Very cute and functional for any child on your list.

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Sewing DIY Gifts

Reusable Microwavable Popcorn Bag

This is a great gift idea for a teenager or college student to make themselves a snack after school from Easy sewing directions and photos to give examples.

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Double Sided Cloth Napkins

This is a tutorial of my own.  It's an easy DIY step-by-step guide to double-sided, durable cloth napkins.

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Reversible Table Runner

Having a reversible runner is such a great idea!  I can't believe I hadn't thought of it.  While I've made a runner or two in the past, I've never considered making it multi-season.  You can find the full tutorial at

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Reading Pillow

This is a great gift for someone who loves to read.  This is from

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Crochet and Knitting DIY GIfts

Free Patterns

Click this link to get to free crochet and knitting patterns with gift ideas from Darn Good Yarn.

Darn Good Tutorials
Darn Good Tutorials

from: Darn Good Yarn

If you're looking for some more great DIY gifts, check out my post on 6 Easy Sewing Projects to Prepare for Baby.

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