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8 Hand Embroidery Projects You Can Make As Gifts

8 Hand Embroidery Projects You Can Make As Gifts

Handmade gifts are some of my favorite gifts to give and receive. I love thinking up something special for someone special and then spending time working on it for them. It might not be a lot of money in supplies, but the time and skill put into it makes it extra special. No one else will have a handmade gift quite like the one you can make.

This year I've giving my family handmade gifts too. I started early (in September) and spent a few weeks stitching away. I don't want to give too much away, because if they're reading this, I don't want to ruin the surprise.

If you're looking for an easy DIY project to make for someone on your gift list this year, then check out these tutorials. Over the past few years I've been adding DIY project tutorials to my blog so you can make lovely handmade gifts too.

Here's 8 of my favorite DIY project tutorials for hand embroidery gifts that you can make.

mint beanie embroidered with winter greenery next to embroidery thread and an embroidery hoop

How to Stitch An Embroidered Beanie

Keep your head warm and stylish this winter. Learn how to embroider a knit beanie hat with this simple and easy DIY tutorial. This quick stitch project is something you can easily finish in an afternoon and have ready to wear the next day. Give this DIY project a try.

embroidered photo frame held in a hand

How to Make An Embroidered Photo Frame

Why use a regular frame when you can embroider one? Follow this simple step-by-step tutorial to learn how to make your own. This create keepsake is sure to turn heads make for a memorable display. Create this DIY project.

embroidered necklace surrounded by craft supplies

How to Make An Embroidered Necklace

Thinking of making embroidered jewelry? This embroidery tutorial is a simple and fun way to create an embroidered floral necklace. Find the DIY Project here.

black t-shirt with thread doodle embroidery surrounded by embroidery supplies

How to Embroidery Your Shirt with Doodles

Want to liven up a shirt without following a pattern? Then this doodle shirt embroidery tutorial is perfect for you. Enjoy the free-form stitching and thread doodle away. This easy tutorial offers a variety of stitches for you to go wild and doodle on your clothes. Get started with this DIY project here.

How to Make Embroidered Patches

Want to add patches to your project? I have two DIY tutorials that will show you how. Learn how to make an embroidered felt patch and also how to turn an embroidery into an iron on patch.

embroidered bow scrunchie with leaves surrounded by thread and scisors

How to Make An Embroidered Bow Scrunchie

Scrunchies are back in! Add an embroidered bow to yours with this easy DIY tutorial. This is a fun and easy way to liven up a hari accessory. This tutorial will walk you through step by step. Get started with this DIY project here.

Woman wearing a purple tie dye sweat shirt with plants embroidered around the collar.

How to Embroider A Sweatshirt

Looking to jazz up a sweatshirt. Try this tutorial for embroidering your sweatshirt neckline. This is a delightful way to breathe new life into an old sweatshirt or cover up stains. Give this DIY project tutorial a try.

yellow rectangular clutch embroidered with colorful mushroom surrounded by leaves

How to Embroider A Clutch

This tutorial will show you how to make a simple zipper clutch embroidered with mushrooms. It's an easy tutorial even if you're not familiar with embroidery or sewing. Give this DIY project a try here.

Looking for even more DIY embroidery projects?

Check out the MCreativeJ blog!


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