If you’re searching for a make for a special little person, we’ve got you covered! Our roundup of homemade gifts for kids are sure to impress. From sweet handmade outfits to cuddly soft toys, these DIY gifts for children have instant hand-me-down appeal and are guaranteed to stand the test of time. 

Lovely layettes by Debbie Bliss

When it comes to cute kidswear, Debbie Bliss has you covered! These layettes include a variety of patterns for garments and accessories that grown-ups will love as much as littles. Knitted in sumptuously soft Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino yarn, these sets are so snuggly you’ll be lusting after one in your size! If you’re searching for DIY Christmas gifts for kids, these are an ideal option!

Super cute scrunchies

Kids will go crazy for these handmade scrunchies. Make them in their favourite colour for bonus points! If sewing is more up your street, this stylish DIY scrunchie tutorial will show you how to create the cutest hair ties, step by step!  

Perfect pencil cases

A pencil case makes the perfect present for children, whatever the occasion. We’ve got a pattern for every interest – from cute critters to roaring rockets! A word of warning: every student in the class will be asking you to make them one too!

Amazing alphabet cross stitches

Help kids learn their ABCs with a cool cross stitch! This is an ideal present idea for younger children.

Sleepover essentials

Pack off littles to their sleepovers with a bagful of gorgeous handmade accessories!

Personalised presents

If you’re struggling for a gift that’s both personal and practical, an initial design is a great bet! Kids will love putting these special accessories in pride of place in their bedroom. 

Snuggly soft toys

From out-of-this-world aliens and an oversized octopus to beautiful bears and cuddly bunnies, soft toys make a wonderful gift for children big and small! Put some time into making one of these beauties, and kids will hold it dear for many years to come.

Let the fabric do the talking

Sometimes it’s less about the pattern and more about the materials! These fabulous fabrics by Windham Fabrics are absolutely adorable and lend themselves wonderfully to makes for children. Use them to create a simple zip-up pouch that kids can use to store a whole host of trinkets and secret supplies!