DIY denim gift ideas

Xmas tree decorated with denim handmade shapes

Handmade gifts are always the best! They keep the warmth of the maker’s heart. Any crafter is always looking for some designs to make something adorable and easy. Take a look at some DIY denim gift ideas I have here for eco-friendly and inexpensive projects to make.

Tree decorations

Xmas tree decorations DIY

Christmas tree decorations handmade with denim? Why not! Easy and quick sewing project, they can be decorated in endless ways! Let your imagination go wild! Printable pattern and sewing tutorial is here >>>

Reusable gift wrapping

Reusable gift bags made from old jeans

Cute and super eco-friendly – reusable gift bags. Reuse, reduce, recycle! Free tutorial is here >>>

Makeup bag

Makeup bags made from old jeans

Makeup bags or stash pouches, all ladies love them. A useful gift can serve a man too – maybe he wants to store his small electronic devices and chargers, may be some cosmetics or vaping bottles. Free tutorial is here >>>

Pet bed / Floor cushion

Pet bed made with reverse patchwork technique

With this reverse patchwork technique many home accessories can be made – floor cushions, pet beds, foot stools and sofa pillows. Learn the tricks here >>>

Market bag

Shopper bag/ market bag/ reverse seams tote

Another useful gift – a trendy looking shopper bag. Very easy to make, good sewing projects for beginners. It has no lining but all the raw seams are on the outer. Check out the free tutorial here >>>

Pencil case

pencil cases from denim scraps

A stocking filler for all who uses pens and pencils. Zipper pencil case is a great little gift for kids and teens. See how to make it >>>

Cushion covers

Denim sofa cushions

Make some decorative cushions to gift to those who loves changes of their home style. Or to those who appreciates handmade. Check out some ideas here >>>

Key pouch / coin purse

Zipper pouches free tutorial to DIY handy gift

Handy stocking filler for all ages and genders! It can be used as a key pouch, card wallet or coin purse. You can decorate it in many different styles depending on who it is for. Go to free tutorial >>>


Owl doorstop

The idea behind this cute owl doorstop is that is has a zipper and can be removed and washed. Those are rare! Learn how to make it >>>

Wood carrier

Log / wood carrier

Totally irreplaceable item for those who have a wood burner. Super durable and very convenient to bring in and keep the logs inside. And an absolute doddle to make >>>

Carry bag

Carry bag for umbrella or yoga mat eco-friendly gift

You can recycle old jeans into a carry bag for a sun umbrella or a yoga mat. Surely some eco-thinkers will appreciate such gift! Full instructions are here >>>

Hair scrunchie

Hair scrunchie diy fashion gift

Believe it or not, hair scrunchies actually can be also made from denim. Choose some soft thin jeans and make it >>>

Love heart key-chain

DIY denim hearts key chain cute gift

Everyone’s favourite – easy and adorable heart key-chain ring. Instructions and printable pattern is here >>>

Here you go, I hope you have found some interesting ideas to make this Xmas for your friends and family. And don’t forget your precious self – you deserve a little gift too 🙂

Have a lovely Xmas and a very creative year!

Last minute DIY gifts

Handmade gifts are always the best. They keep a bit of the warmth of the maker’s heart. In this post I have gathered a small collection of easy to make and inexpensive gifts. Those can be made last minute because they don’t take long.

The DIY gift and stocking filler ideas here are also very suitable for eco-thinkers and zero-waste carers. They can be made with denim scraps and mainly don’t require buying more than what you already have in your craft stash.

Make up bag

Instructions are here >>>

Hair scrunchie

Quick tutorial is here >>>

Pencil case

Tutorial is in the end of the page here >>>

Throw pillow

Sofa cushions are explained here >>>

Yoga mat carry bag

Free tutorial is here >>>

Handy little pouch

Tutorial is here >>>

Key chain ring or a bag charm

Printable pattern and tutorial >>>

Washable door stop

Free printable pattern >>>

Reusable giftbags

Easy tutorial is here >>>

Handmade handbag

If you are thinking of something larger and more special, may be a handbag could be good idea?

Shop patterns >>>

Sewing pattern

If you are stuck for a gift to someone who loves to sew, think about gifting them a sewing pattern. Once you purchase the pattern, you will receive the files to your email and then you can forward it to the recipient or you can also print it and gift on paper.

Browse more patterns >>> or buy patterns via ETSY >>>