15 Great DIY Christmas Gifts for Infants 0 to 12 months

These are the easiest home made infant gifts to make for Christmas.  You’ll love these pictured instructions and full tutorials on how to make these adorable home made infant gifts.  The homemade gifts to make include a sweater, pajamas, hats, booties, blankets and toys.

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Easiest Infant Gifts to Make

DIY Gifts for Newborn

1.  Santa Hat {crochet pattern} ~  This santa hat is so precious!  The pattern is easy to follow and perfect for a crochet beginner.

Footed Pajama Pattern

2. Tutorial for Union Suit PJ’s –  These Union Suit PJ’s are so ADORABLE!  Every little baby needs one of these.  Their little bottoms will look so cute!  You can get your pattern from tracing an old sleeper.  {wink!}  Did I mention there’s a zipper opening?  So much better and easier than snaps!

Baby Booties {free pattern}

3.  Bitty Booties {free pattern} ~ These little sewn baby booties are so precious.  And don’t be intimidated – they are super easy to make with the free printable templates.  Use ric rac or bows to add trim for a professional finish.

Baby Headband

4.  Box Fold Felt Flower Headband ~ Beautiful box fold felt flowers make a sweet headband for a baby girl, but change up the headband and it works for girls of all ages.  The felt flowers can also be used to make pins, accent throw pillows, or dress up an old shirt.  The gifting possibilities are endless.

Home Made Infant Gifts

Crochet pattern for Lace Sweater

5. Lace Picot & Sweater {crochet} ~ Could this lace picot and sweater be more darling?!  It’s absolutely precious.  The full pictured tutorial with pattern will show you how to make a size 6-12 months sweater.

Lovey Satin Luxe Blanket

6.  Satin Luxe Blanket ~  This lovey blanket is not only a cute and portable baby-sized blanket it is also comforting for baby.  The mother is supposed to sleep a couple of nights with the lovey to imbue it with her scent, and then give it to baby so that baby will be comforted by it when mommy is in the other room sleeping, or away for an hour or two. So it’s soft and cuddly and portable, and smells like mom–perfect!

DIY Baby Blanket

7.  Chevron Chenille Baby BlanketMake a blanket with handcut zigzag chenille on the back! This baby blanket is absolutely darling and perfect for baby to snuggle in!

Crochet Baby Cloche

8.  Baby Cloche Tutorial ~ This adorable cloche will not only keep babies head warm, but keep them fashionable.  The large flower is all girl.  The free patterns is for 0-3, 3-6, and 6-12 months.

Easy Baby Afghan

9. Baby Afghan {crochet} ~ This beautiful baby afghan is a perfect project for the beginner crocheter.  It’s “quick to work up” and just plain gorgeous.  It looks so soft and inviting.  Who wouldn’t want to snuggle in it?!

Homemade Infant Toys

Soft Taggy Toy Pattern

10. Soft Rattle Tutorial ~  A simple, easy and quick soft rattle toy that anyone can make (regardless of their sewing skills).

Baby Gifts to Make
11. Baby Toy Blanket with Velcro Loops ~ The baby blanket has a pocket for small books or a toy and little velcro loops around the edges which prevents the toys from falling onto the floor.  Perfect for airplane rides, restaurants, church, etc.

DIY Baby Floor Play Mat

12.  Baby Floor Play Mat {tutorial} ~ Amanda shows you how to make this baby floor play mat, perfect for tummy time.  You can customize it with whatever toys and accessories you choose.  She also included rubber grips on the bottom so it stays in place – smart!

Baby Toy

13.  Diaper Wipe Container Toy ~  This idea is genius.  You know how much kids love to pull wipes out of the container one by one?  Well, with this toys, they do the same thing, only this time it’s with colorful fabric.  {score}

DIY Baby Toy

14.  Stuffed Fabric Turtle {free pattern} ~ Here are pictured instructions on how to sew toy turtles.  The plumpness and softness of the turtles make them perfect for little hands to grasp.  They would make the most fabulous homemade gift.

DIY Baby Blocks

15.  Love Language Baby Blocks ~ These adorable baby blocks actually spell out L-O-V-E in sign language.  Baby can play and learn at the same time.  How fabulous is that?!

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