Do you ever get that feeling that you've forgotten someone on your Christmas list? Do you ever get invited last-minute to a Christmas party and don't have a gift to bring? Did you run out of time to order something for delivery? Are you aiming for a handmade Christmas, but don't have a lot of time left to make?
We're here to help with our top three ideas for last-minute handmade gifts for Christmas, and one last-minute no-sew gift that you don't even need to wrap!
1 - Do you need something quick? Make The Gentleman's Wallet
You can make this classic-styled bifold wallet in an afternoon, using minimal materials, and there's no hardware needed!
2 - Do you need a budget-friendly make? - Sew The Sling Bag
If you're working to a budget, why not try our free bag sewing pattern for a versatile, customisable Sling Bag. This is a beginner-level bag and also a quick sew, so perfect for those last-minute makes!
3 - Do you need something for a party - Make our Free DIY Wine Tote
First, you'll need to make our Super Simple Summer Tote, using our free blog tutorial from here: https://www.mrs-h.com/blog/super-simple-summer-tote-tutorial
Then, follow our tutorial on how to convert the Super Simple Summer Tote into a Wine Tote here: https://www.mrs-h.com/blog/convert-summer-tote-wine-tote/
Ta da! A quick and easy Wine Tote, perfect as a party gift! Don't forget to pop a couple of bottles of something lovely inside your bag!
4 - No time to sew? No problem! Buy a Gift Subscription to The Bag of the Month Club
If you've no time to sew, no time to shop, and no time to wrap, why not give a gift subscription to our Bag of the Month Club? The Bag of the Month Club is a bag sewing pattern club where members receive a mystery bag sewing pattern on the first day of each month.
The next Club will be the Spring 2020 season, for the months of January, February, March and April, and early-bird sign ups are happening right now! You can buy a Gift Subscription to the Club at www.bagomc.com for only $15 (usual club price $18) and your lucky gift recipient will get an email letting them know they've received a gift. You can even make it an anonymous gift, if you'd like.
We hope these help give you some ideas for your last-minute makes. If you're still stumped for quick last-minute handmade gift ideas, take a look at our Tutorials section through the menu at the top of the page. The Make Your Own section contains lots of great ideas for quick and free gifts you can sew!
What are your top tips for last-minute makes? Let us know in the comments below, or tell us about them in our Facebook Support Group!