Quick Homemade Gifts You Can Sew For Mother’s Day

Nothing says I love you like homemade, right? But what if you’re short of time?! We thought it would be a good idea to round up some of our most popular tutorials to help you sew up some quick homemade gifts for Mother’s Day this year!

Quick Handmade Gifts for Mother's Day
1) Sew up our free A Hot Water Bottle Cover!

Keep those toes toasty and save on your heating bills too! Sew up this hot water bottle cover in an hour or two using our free hot water bottle cover pattern & tutorial

Sew A Hot Water Bottle Cover

2) Sew A Makeup Bag – Make The Ella Pouch

Who doesn’t love to receive a handmade zipper pouch? They are so useful!

The Ella Pouch is BIG – perfect to use as a makeup bag, to store craft supplies and more!

Grab the free pattern & tutorial for this large zipper pouch over here

free Makeup bag pattern and sewing tutorial
3) Sew up 15 Minute Fabric Trays

Perfect for beginners, these fabric trays are the perfect speedy sew… These fabric trays come in 3 sizes and only take around 15 minutes to make!

Use fabric mum will love, or even upcycle something you already have.

This project is also a great way to use up those pretty scraps you’ve been hoarding

quick handmade gift idea

4) Make some reusable cotton pads

If mum is eco-consious AND you’re short on time then I’m sure she’d appreciate some pretty reusable cotton pads to help reduce her waste & look good on her dresser….

This is a great little scrap buster too…

Check out the free tutorial and grab the templates over here

Sew reusable cotton pads
5) Sew a clear vinyl pouch

Is mum crafty? These clear vinyl pouches are perfect for organising craft supplies, sewing notions, stationery and much more!

They take a couple of hours to make and can be customised to showcase your fave fabrics inside and out!

Grab the free pattern here

PVC vinyl zipper pouch tutorial
6) Make a key-fob in just 5 minutes

Making key fobs is a perfect small project to bust those scraps and sew something super useful too!

Find the tutorial over here

Key fob tutorial
7) Make a notebook cover

Does mum love stationery? Or maybe she’s a reader and wants to protect her beloved library on the move?

Sew up our book cover – any size – in super speedy time!

Find the tutorial over here

Fabric Notebook Cover Tutorial
8) Make a sleep mask

Sometimes you just need to block out the light and our eye mask can be used in the bath or in bed! Just switch out the fabrics accordingly…

To make it even quicker, just leave out the binding!

Find the tutorial over here

Free sleep mask template
9) Sew a pretty lace edge zip makeup bag

Perfectly sized to fit in a handbag, this pretty bag is perfect to hold treasures whilst on the go and is a simple enough sew.

You could whip this one up in an hour or two without breaking a sweat

Grab the pattern & tutorial over here

lace edge zip make up bag tutorial

We really hope this post has been helpful and offered a sprinkling of inspiration to make something handmade this Mother’s Day.

Please do let us know if you make any of these projects – we love to hear from you!

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