60 Popular Baby Shower Homemade Presents


Homemade presents for baby showers are easier than you think!  Here are 60 incredible free patterns all with pictured tutorials on how to make the perfect gift for any newborn or baby shower gifts.

60 Popular Baby Shower Homemade Presents1

These homemade gift ideas for babies include adorable gift baskets, nursery decor, diaper gifts, quite books, newborn clothing including soft shoes, diaper bags, baby bibs, and even baby blankets.  You will certainly impress any new mama with any one of these amazing homemade presents!

Basket of Baby To-Go Pouches Tutorial

Homemade Presents

1.  Basket of Baby To-Go Pouches Tutorial ~ Help a new mother feel not-so-overwhelmed with this useful and beautiful baby shower gift.  Each pouch contains different items which correspond to their contents which include those on-the-go essentials like diapers, wipes, a new onesie, pouches of formula and baby food, etc.

Yo-Yo Baby Crib Mobile

2. Yo-Yo Baby Crib Mobile ~ I love anything that’s a little outside of ordinary.  This Yo-Yo crib mobile is a fantastic gift for a new mom.  You could match it to the exact nursery colors and she’ll have something hanging in the baby’s room that is unlike anyone else’s.

Baby Homemade Presents

3.  PBK Transportation Art Knock Off ~ Pottery Barn Kids Transportation Art is $69 each or $207 for the set. Yikes! So here is how to make a Knock Off set that only cost $6.

4.  Nursery Alphabet Art Tutorial ~ This alphabet art is a knock of from a version at Restoration Hardware that retails for over $300!  This easy tutorial shows you how to DIY.  Great for a baby shower gift!

5.  New Baby Subway Art Canvas Tutorial ~ This homemade gift is a lovely way to welcome a new arrival to the world.  Personalize this gift with you favorite fonts featuring the date, time weight, etc.  It would be perfect for an after-the-birth baby shower.  You could also use this same technique for a wedding gift with their name, date, and place.

homemade baby gift ideas

6.  Camera Lens Pal Tutorial ~ A fun way to get your little one to look at the camera.  I would suggest using black and white and bold color stuffed animal.

7.  Baby Shower Mini Album Tutorial ~ Gifts like this are sure to be treasured for years to come.  Follow this tutorial for a beautiful girl mini album, or change up the colors for a boy.  You could even do green or yellow for a gender neutral book.

DIY Diaper Cake Tutorial

Cute Diaper Gift Ideas

8.  DIY Diaper Cake Tutorial ~ A great tutorial on how to build your own diaper cake.  Perfect for a centerpiece at a baby shower, this gift doubles as party decor.  Embellish with baby toys and blankets.

Cute Diaper Gift Ideas

9.  Diaper Babies Tutorial~ Whip up a set of these adorable swaddled babies, all wrapped up in baby washcloths & sock hats as your next baby shower gift idea! Put these together with pacifiers, baby bibs, rattles and more and you will have a precious gift for a precious baby.

10.  Onesie Cupcakes Tutorial ~ If you are giving onesies at a baby shower, why not present them as cupcakes in a cute basket?  Complete them with hair bow “toppings”.

Baby Home Made Gifts

Bundled Home Made Gifts

11.  Sushi Baby Shower Gift~ A fun and creative way to display useful baby items for your next baby shower gift.  This “sushi plate” is made up of essentials like washcloths, socks, onesies and more.

12.  Container Calendar Paper Craft ~  Collect all your special dates, reminder and mementos each month all within this cute little container calendar. At the end of year, you can remove the mementos (put them in a scrapbook etc.) & then reuse the CONTAINER CALENDAR year after year!!  A fun gift idea for a January birthday.

Baby Shower Bouquet How-To

13.  Baby Shower Bouquet How-To ~ This bouquet not only lasts longer than real flowers, but can double as the centerpiece at the shower.  Check out the tutorial for how to assemble these flowers using baby sock, bibs and washcloths.

Baby Hair Bow Patterns

Baby Hair Bow Patterns

14. 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.

Quiet Book Patterns

Quiet Book Patterns

15.  Color Fabric Quiet Book  ~ I hope you enjoy making this color fabric book for your little one. The directions are very general, but the photos explain a lot.  Here are all the photos for the pages.

16.  Close Your Clothes Quite Book ~  Not only is this quiet book a great activity for kids, but it will hold sentimental value when you use the old clothing they have grown out of.  A sweet and sentimental gift.

17.  How-To Felt Quiet Book ~ Amy not only shows you her darling quiet book, but gives you links to the supply list and free printable templates!  Everything you need to make a quiet book for yourself or as a gift.

Infant and Baby Shoe Patterns

18.  Felt Baby Shoe Free Template~ These little hand-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.

19.  Kimono Baby Shoe Pattern ~ Use this tutorial and free PDF pattern to make these adorable kimono baby shoes for a 0-6 month old.  Great for a baby shower gift, or to give after the baby is born.

20.  Ballet Baby Shoes Pattern ~ How to make custom ballet slippers for your baby girl or for a friends baby shower.

Knit Baby Booties Free Pattern

21. Knit Baby Booties {Free Pattern} ~ Download a free pattern for these adorable knit baby booties.  The perfect gift for a baby shower or just a special token to spoil the little one you love.

Handmade Baby Onesies

Baby Clothing Patterns

22. Monthly Onesies Photo Op ~ Not only is this baby shower gift thoughtful and fun, but it gives the new mommy a great photo reminder.  She can take a quick snapshot of baby wearing a new onesie each month and watch how quickly they change and grow.  * Update: blog link is no longer available, but here’s another tutorial you may love from The Melrose Family. You may even want to include a 12-opening frame or ready-made scrapbook page for her to put the pictures in.  You can print out the 12 month iron-ons here on Tip Junkie.

23.  Handmade Onesies~ These personalized, one-of-a-kind onesies make a great baby shower gift idea for the guest-of-honor. Family, friends and neighbors who are expecting or who have new arrivals will appreciate the unique handmade gift.

Baby Gown from Adult T-Shirt {Free Printable Pattern}

24. Baby Gown from Adult T-Shirt {Free Printable Pattern} ~ A great way to use that old college t-shirt or your favorite concert souvenir.  You could make this for a best friend’s baby shower using a shirt with her favorite boy band or tv show growing up.

Knit Baby Hats and Matching Blanket Tutorial

25. Knit Baby Hats and Matching Blanket Tutorial ~ These sweet little hats are stretchy and comfortable for any new baby.  You could easily make a boy version by substituting an animals or a monogram for the flower.  Wrap it together with a coordinating blanket and you’ve got a fabulous baby shower gift.

Blessing / Confirmation Dress Pattern

26. Blessing / Confirmation Dress Pattern ~ Make this special day even more memorable with a handmade blessing or confirmation dress.  Use an existing dress to help create your own pattern.

Baby Shower Gift Set

27. Twin Boy and Girl Onesies ~ Fabric appliques turn plain white onesies into the perfect baby gift.  This set with a ruffle bib and coordinating tie are a fun mix for a set of boy/girl twins.  See the full tutorial and download the applique pattern.

28.  Baby Shower Gift Set with Tutu  ~ Easy tutu, burp cloth, ballet flats, hair rose, and hairbow holder.  Although the total gift costs under $10, anyone is sure to love the personalized attention to details that goes into this great gift.

Homemade Diaper Bags

Homemade Diaper Bags

29.  Amy Butlers Diaper Bag with Changing Pad and Storage Case ~ For the Stylin’ Mom and Baby on the go! This hip and functional diaper bag design helps to keep everything under control. It’s easy access design even keeps your cell phone right where you can reach it.

30.  DIY Diaper Bag with Divider ~ You can carry your stuff and baby’s stuff, all in one bag. It’s a big one, measuring about 19? long, 12? tall and 6? wide.

All In One Diaper and Wipes Holder

31.   Wet Bag Tutorial for Cloth Diaper Use ~ If you use cloth diapers for your baby, you might want a wet bag for on-the-go diaper changes.  If you are giving a gift to a mother using cloth, then this is the perfect gift.

32. All In One Diaper and Wipes Holder ~ This all in one bag has a zippered pouch to hold diapers and diaper rash cream and a separate compartment with opening to access your wipes easily.  To make it even more handy, there is an additional zippered pouch in the back that is perfect for personal items like car keys or necessities like an extra pacifier.

33.  Duo Pocket Changing Pad Clutch~ This cute and stylish pocket changing pad clutch is a perfect gift for a new mom. It has separate compartments for diapers and wipes plus it rolls out to become a changing pad.

Baby Toy Patterns

Baby Toy Patterns

34.  Stuffed Football with Ribbon Tags ~ For the manly baby, a football with the ribbon tags all babies love, instead of a boring old blanket.  Sure to be a hit for dads everywhere {wink}!  Great for a baby shower too.

35.  Baby Ribbon Balls Pattern ~ I used the free sewing pattern to make a soft ball and then I modified it and inserted folded ribbon in between each section of the material.  It’s perfect for younger babies so they can hold them easily.

36.   Sock Monkey Snuggle Square ~ With just a few simple sewing steps, you will have this adorable Sock Monkey Snuggle Square made in no time. This snuggly is perfect for a boy or girl and it makes a great gift for the holidays or birthdays.

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

Homemade Sensory Toy

38.  Giraffe Crinkly Sensory Toy ~ Take inspiration from a baby shower registry to create your own homemade gifts for babies. This toy can also easily be monogrammed for an added personalized touch.

39.  Washcloth Hand Puppets {Free Pattern} ~ Puppets for bath time! Take your older washcloths that are still usable and make them into something great! So far the favorite seems to be the shark.

Baby Bib Tutorials

Baby Bib Tutorials

40.  Baby Apron Sewing Tutorial ~ These baby aprons cover more area than a standard bib and are cuter too!  Check out the tutorial and make some for the new Mom to be as a fun shower gift.

41.  Funky baby Bibs Pattern ~ These darling bibs can get a little pricey when you buy them from a boutique.  With this free pattern it’s easy to make your own, plus a homemade gift is always more meaningful.  Go for it!

42.  Appliqued Baby Bib Free Pattern ~ These baby bibs are boutique quality – a gift any new mother would love.  Tutorial includes applique instructions, as well as free printable PDF patterns.

How To Make Burp Clothes

43.  Silhouette Burp Cloth Tutorial ~ Quickly and easily make these adorable burp cloths to give as a baby gift to an expecting mom. These can also be personalized with the new baby’s name or monogram.

44.  How To Make Easy Burp Clothes ~ Some cloth diapers and grosgrain ribbong make this a simple {and useful} gift for a new mom-to-be.  Make a whole bunch to have on hand for your next baby shower.

45.  Easy Baby Burpies ~ A new mommy can never have too many burpies handy.  But there’s no reason they can’t be beautiful.  Use cloth diapers and some fab fabric to make these as a gift for your next baby shower.

46.  “Burp” Burp Cloth Tutorial ~ These “burp” cloths are sure to bring a smile to any new mom’s face.  Print out the template for your letters for free!

New Baby Kit {Free Patterns}

47. New Baby Kit {Free Patterns} ~ This is the perfect baby shower gift.  Jordan make them all as a set, and gives you the links where you can find a tutorial for each individual item.  The set includes bibs, burp cloths, a blanket and changing pad.  She also links to a pattern for a nursing cover and pacifier leashes if you are so inclined.

Free Sewing Patterns for Baby

Free Sewing Patterns

48.  Baby Snuggler Tutorial ~ How to make a baby snuggler so you can microwave for 1 minute and contour around baby’s side to help him sleep.

49.  Fabric Binky Bag Tutorial ~ A little homemade goodie to attach to a baby shower gift.  This bag ties to a crib or rocking chair so you always have a place to set the pacifier and don’t have to dig around when it’s time to find it again.

50.  Infant Car seat Cover {Tutorial} ~ A free pattern for sewing a carseat blanket that attaches to the handle.  A cute and useful baby shower gift.

Free Baby Sewing Patterns

51.  Crib Toy/Book Holder Tutorial ~ Here is a quick tutorial for a little hangy thingy for your child’s crib…fill it with books, toys, or binkies to keep them happy after naps. (or before…)

52.  DIY Laundry Hamper {Tutorial} ~ Check out this super fabulous laundry hamper.  It’s cute enough you may actually look forward to doing laundry.  OK, probably not, but still!  It folds up and the liner is removable

Free Sewing Patterns for Baby

53.  DIY Pouch Baby Sling Tutorial ~ This baby pouch is not adjustable like a ring sling, but instead is fitted for the wearer.  The original post also provides a link where you can get measuring instructions and the sewing pattern.

54.  Baby Ring Sling Tutorial ~ This baby sling makes for a fantastic baby shower gift, plus you can save a bundle of cash by sewing it yourself.  See how with the easy DIY tutorial.

55. How-To Make A Nursing Cover ~ Create a cute and stylish nursing cover for the new mom using this easy to follow tutorial.  Using just a yard of fabric it is inexpensive and requiring limited sewing skills it is a gift that almost anyone can create.

Pictured Baby Blanket Tutorials

Pictured Baby Blanket Tutorials

56. Baby Life Blanket Tutorial ~  “Eat. Play, Sleep. Repeat.”  Funny, yet so true.  The tutorial for the baby life quilt includes pictured instructions, as well as a printable pdf of the letters for you to applique on.  Great for a baby shower gift!

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

58.  Heirloom Cut Chenille Baby Quilt ~ The blanket is 45″x45″, a generous size for using as a play mat and transitioning to a nap or lap blanket when baby is older.

59.  Rainbow Bunting Baby Quilt Tutorial ~ There are probably a million possibilities for color combinations for this quilt.  Think of all the buntings you could come up with!

Homemade Baby Blankets Patterns

60.  Luxe Lovey for Baby Tutorial ~ A cute, portable, baby-sized blanket that the mother is supposed to sleep a couple nights with the lovey to imbue it with her scent, then give it to baby so that baby will be comforted by it when mommy is in the other room sleeping.

61.  Baby Floor Play Mat Pattern ~ 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!

Travel Play Mat with Hidden Storage {Free Pattern}

62.  Travel Play Mat with Hidden Storage {Free Pattern} ~ This convenient play mat can double as a changing pad, plus it has a hidden pocket for storing wipes, diapers and other necessities.  Plus it’s affordable – the total cost for this project is only $6!

60 Popular Baby Shower Homemade Presents

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  1. Beautiful present ideas for baby birthday and all the things which you have mentioned in this blog are very useful for baby.

  2. What a great round-up of lovely gift ideas! I have a baby shower to attend in a few weeks. This post is so helpful. Thanks so much for sharing all this inspiration!

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