14+ quick Christmas gifts to sew in an hour or a weekend?  See our ideas!

Only two more weekends until Christmas day–how’s your gift sewing going?

If you’re looking for quick Christmas presents to sew, wrap, and put under the tree before the big day arrives, you’ve come to the right place!  We’ve rounded up more than a dozen little gifts that we’re guessing you can make in a few hours—and won’t your gift recipients feel special getting something handmade from you?



For the stitcher in your life

Random Strips Pinnies by Carrie Nelson, from Pin Pals


Cute and quick gift tags

Gift Tags by Gail Pan, from Christmas Patchwork Loves Embroidery


Sweet wool stitcheries

Needle Book and Scissors Holder by Lisa Bongean, from Wool, Needle & Thread


Practical and pretty!

Sewing-Machine Mat by Sherri Noel, from Text It!


For the tree trimmers

Penny Rug Ornaments by Stacy West, from Christmas at Buttermilk Basin


For lovers of all things vintage

Ball Jar Wall Hanging by Stacy West, from The Best of Buttermilk Basin


For a hostess gift

Wine Zip by Terry Atkinson, from Simple, Fun & Quickly Done


For the organizer

Zip ‘n Go Bag by Terry Atkinson, from Follow Your Heart


For welcoming friends & family

Chalk Talk Bowl Fillers by Debbie Busby, from Bowl Me Over


For the book lover

Book Weight by Robin Kingsley, from Snow Happy


For the tea drinkers

Buttoned Napkin Holders by Terry Atkinson, from Simple, Fun & Quickly Done


For scrap lovers–use up scraps!

Penny Stack, Scrappy Star, and Wooly Snowman by Kim Diehl, from Simple Christmas Tidings


For those who toast (with wine, nog, grog or more)

Christmastide Coasters by Jo Morton, from Moda All-Stars:  Merry Makers


For the person who Just. Wants. Gift. Cards!

Special Delivery Gift-Card Holder by Karla Eisenach, from Moda All-Stars: Merry Makers

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7 Comments (leave a comment)

  • Thank you so much for all the wonderful ideas you present to us quilters. So many of these ideas I would never have thought of – particularly the Special Delivery Gift-Card Holder. Thanks again for all you do for us quilters!

    —Ann West on December 10, 2019
  • Wonderful ideas! Thank you and Merry Christmas!

    —Gail Kling on December 10, 2019
  • Great ideas! Thank you and Merry Christmas!

    —Gail Kling on December 10, 2019
  • Thanks for the wonderful ideas for quick gifts. Thanks for considering me for the book.

    —Martha Followill on December 13, 2019
  • I love the book weight idea. That is just the answer for cook books. The book never wants to stay open. Lots of other cute ideas. this would make great idea book to own.

    —Linda Christianson on December 13, 2019
  • wonderful ideas, I could see making these to share with family and friends.

    —Debbie on December 13, 2019
  • I’m a quilt-along newbie – but this one looks like fun!

    —Karen on January 11, 2020

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