Homemade Baby Gifts to Make

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Homemade baby gifts are such fun to make! Lately it seems many of my friends and family have had babies or are expecting little ones, and I have had to really start thinking a lot about homemade baby gift ideas.

On this page I've started a collection of instructionals on how to make baby gifts of all sorts, from practical to pretty, but in all cases easy! So have a browse below, and do check back for more inspired gift ideas over the coming months!

Personalized "Likes Poster"

Create a personalized poster of all the things that the toddler or baby likes. This is a really unique and thoughtful gift and you can pick a color scheme to match the nursery.

Just type your message and our poster-generator will take care of the formatting for you.

Generate My Poster

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Eye Chart Nursery Art

Look closely at this eye chart and you'll see it has a secret message about new baby. Eye charts like this make really unique gifts, and you can make one in no time using our online eye chart maker.

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Baby hair clip with felt flower

These hair clips make wonderful homemade baby gifts. I think baby girls look so gorgeous with flowers in their hair!

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Free Applique Patterns and Instructions

On this page you'll find free applique patterns and designs so you can make a range of gorgeous homemade baby gift ideas for new arrivals, and it's easy to adapt for older kids too! With step-by-step instructions for how to applique a onesie, it really is a simple and inexpensive homemade baby gift to make!

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Homemade Toddler Toys

For a slightly older baby or toddler, why not make them this beautiful magnetic fishing game. Includes printable template and full instructions for how to make gorgeous fabric fishies and the magnetic worm on a rod to "catch" them with!

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How to Make a Tutu

Learn how to make a tutu the easy way using a loop of elastic and strips of tulle. A fabulously simple homemade baby or toddler gift idea that little Princesses are sure to love!

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Make Flash Cards for a Baby

These make a lovely gift, especially if you personalize some of them by using your own photos of baby and his family. I'll show you how to laminate your flash cards without any special equipment, so that they'll survive baby chewing on them :-)

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Diaper Wreath Instructions

Create a stylish and practical baby shower gift by rolling diapers and assembling them into a beautiful wreath.

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How to Make Diaper Cakes

Create a gorgeous three-tired cake out of diapers and muslin! Diaper cakes are easy to make, look fabulous, and are also really practical gifts that the new parents are sure to appreciate.

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Baby Sock Rose Bouquet

A sock rose bouquet is a beautiful and practical gift idea for a new Mom. Not only is it unique, it is useful too!

Watch my short video and learn how to make sock flowers for yourself. It only takes a few minutes per rose, and I am sure you will pick it up in no time!

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How to Make a Mobile

This colorful felt star mobile makes a great baby gift!

There's a free star template to trace around, and the whole project is really easy to hand sew.

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Making Soft Blocks for Babies

This is a fun project you can sew by hand (no sewing machine required), and the finished soft toy blocks make a lovely gift for a toddler.

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Baby Diaper Card Template

Download this free printable diaper card template and fold your own handmade baby card! For a friend or relative with a newborn, this card is the perfect way to say congratulations.

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Baby Card Ideas

Homemade baby card ideas for people in a rush!

This simple cloth-diaper design is super cute, and really easy to make.

All you need is a scrap of fabric to make a mini cloth-diaper, and some card or pretty paper to glue your diaper on to.

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Printable Baby Cards Gallery 1

Say congratulations with one of these free printable baby cards. Download in high-quality PDF format, then just print and fold... and voila, a cute card!

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Free Printable Baby Cards Gallery 2

More super-cute baby card designs!

Newborn Baby Poems

Not sure what to write in your card? Check out these poems for inspiration! This collection of short newborn baby poems are the sweetest! A lovely way to welcome a little bundle of joy into the world!

And if you are looking to make some homemade decorations for the nursery, here is a quick and easy no-sew method to make gorgeous decorative bunting There are some fabulously cute fabrics to purchase - I found some humpty dumpty fabric the other day that would work really well for this project!

decorative bunting

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Crochet Baby Toys

Learn how to crochet "Ozzie the Octopus" and other sweet baby toys with Michelle at www.learn-how-to-crochet.com.

I hope you enjoyed these tutorials! I am sure your friends and family will really appreciate the efforts you have gone to to make a baby gift just for their little one, and that you'll have lots of fun along the way too!

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Happy Gifting!


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