Mother’s Day DIY Gift Guide

Mother’s Day DIY Gift Guide is the perfect occasion to honor and celebrate the women who have nurtured us. Show your appreciation for your mother or mother figure by making a heartfelt, homemade gift. Our DIY gift guide has tutorials for tote bags, satin pillowcases, oilcloth aprons, felt tulip bouquets, yoga mat bags, and many more. Whether you choose to make a sentimental keepsake or a practical item that aligns with her hobbies and interests, your mother will surely appreciate the thoughtfulness and effort put into making her a special gift. Let us know what gifts you make in the reviews at the bottom of this article!

How to Make a Burlap Heart Pillow

Want to give your mom a unique and decorative gift? Consider crafting a burlap heart pillow. Burlap is a versatile material that can be used for a variety of creative projects. Its loose weave makes it perfect for weaving in ribbon, such as grosgrain or satin, to create a beautiful design. Customize it with any color of canvas and ribbon to make it truly special, or you could even experiment with different shapes for other holidays!

How to Make a Cosmetic Bag With Brush Holder

Learn how to make a personalized cosmetic bag and brush holder for your mom or that special someone with this easy DIY tutorial. Using oilcloth fabric and ribbon, you can create a versatile bag that is the perfect size for storing all the essentials and compact enough to take with you on the go. With a simple yet elegant design, this makeup bag is simple to sew and assemble.

How to Make a Dip Dyed Tapestry

Dip dyed tapestries can be expensive when purchased online, but with this easy tutorial, you can make your own customized version. These tapestries can be created in any shape, color, or size, allowing you to tailor the design to your preferences.

How to Make a Felt Tulip Bouquet

Looking for a unique and timeless gift? Learn how to make stunning fabric tulips that will never wilt or fade. These no-sew flowers are an ideal present for any special occasion, especially Mother’s Day.

How to Make a Garden Apron

This beautiful garden apron is the perfect addition to mom’s outdoor activities, whether it’s gardening, home improvement, or preparing the pool for summer. Made from durable outdoor fabric, it’s both water and sun-resistant, making it the ideal accessory for her spring and summer projects.

How to Make a Hair Towel Wrap

Here is a gift mom would love! Did you know traditional shower towels are really abrasive on your hair? That’s because the piles on the towels act almost like little hooks that pull on the fibers of your hair and make them split and bunch up.

Here’s a super easy to make a towel wrap that will do less damage to your hair and will stay in place.

How to Make a Heating Pack

Show your mom some love by making her a personalized heating pack! You can design it in any shape you like, but for Mother’s Day, I’m sure mom would love a heart (bonus – the heart shape is perfect for treating cramps).

How to Make a Kitchen Laundry Bag

This tutorial will guide you through making a kitchen laundry bag that your mom will surely love. This laundry bag is perfect for the inside of your cabinets to collect dirty washcloths and towels. This bag can easily be made into any size to fit the needs of your space by simply changing the measurements. Follow these simple steps to create a practical and thoughtful gift for your mom this Mother’s Day.

How to Make a Mesh Beach Bag

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a beach bag using Phifertex Standard Solids and outdoor fabrics. Not only is it cute and waterproof, but it also allows sand and crumbs to pass through while keeping your belongings safe. Plus, it’s highly customizable, so you can choose any color combination and size you desire. They’re affordable to make and make for an excellent gift option.

How to Make a Portable Sun Shade

For moms who love spending time at the beach, we have the perfect gift: a portable sun shade. We made sure to keep the project cost-effective without compromising on stability or ease of use, so we opted for a PVC frame. PVC is readily available at hardware stores and the total cost for the project was only about $15.

How to Make a Reusable Microwave Popcorn Bag

Make mom’s day with a movie night and a sustainable popcorn gift! Making stovetop popcorn is a delicious treat, but it can be time-consuming and frustrating. Save time and effort with this reusable microwave popcorn bag!

This bag is an excellent gift for all popcorn lovers, and it’s an eco-friendly alternative to regular microwave popcorn. Simply wash it as needed and enjoy for years to come.

How to Make a Roll Up Pillowcase

Give the gift of comfort while mom sleeps with a brand-new satin charmeuse pillowcase made using this roll-up method. We recommend using charmeuse satin, which is less abrasive on hair than traditional cotton sheets. However, you can also use other materials like sheeting, broadcloth, cotton prints, or flannel. This DIY project is quick and easy to complete, taking only about 20 minutes to put together.

How to Make a Tote Bag with a Zipper

Create a personalized gift with this DIY tote bag tutorial! They’re versatile and can be tailored to any size! There are many ways to create tote bags, but this tutorial highlights a recessed zipper for added security. You can also add interior and exterior zippers or more pockets to suit your specific needs.

How to Make a Yoga Mat Bag

If your mom enjoys yoga, then this DIY yoga mat bag is the perfect gift for her. You know how awkward it can be to carry a yoga mat on its own, so let’s make a bag for it! This tutorial will show you how to make a yoga mat bag that has a zipper compartment, a pocket, and is fully lined. This is a thoughtful present for any yoga enthusiast, especially for Mother’s Day!

How to Make an Infinity Scarf

Create your mom a new, trendy infinity scarf! This trendy accessory can be worn year-round, depending on the weight of the fabric. They are super simple to make, so it’s a great project for beginner sewers and they make a great handmade gift!

How to Make an Oilcloth Apron

Aprons can be made from a variety of fabrics, but oilcloth is a fantastic option that is effortlessly cleaned and comes in an array of vibrant colors and patterns. An oilcloth apron is a thoughtful handmade gift that is both practical and stylish.

How to Make Fabric Wall Art

Surprise your mom this Mother’s Day with homemade fabric wall art! Not only is it budget-friendly, but it’s also a simple way to add a pop of color and pattern to your home décor. Whether you opt for a single canvas or create a gallery wall of fabric art, your mom is sure to love this thoughtful and creative present.

How to Make Oven Mitts

This Mother’s Day, why not show your appreciation for all the delicious meals your mom has cooked up for you by making her a new pair of oven mitts? You can select the perfect fabric and trim to match her kitchen décor or her personality. Or add some flair, like we did, by using a funky print!

How to Sew an Envelope Pillow with Piping

Add to mom’s growing pillow collection with some envelope throw pillows. They are super easy to make and the overlapping pieces on the back make taking the cover off easy, so she can switch up her décor whenever she feels like it. Plus, the best part is that there’s no hand sewing involved!

Wristlet Phone Wallet with Zipper Pocket

Impress your mom on her special day by making her a wristlet phone wallet. The latest version includes a zipper compartment to keep cards and cash more secure. This wristlet is perfect as a standalone accessory or can be thrown in a handbag for use as an everyday wallet.

Which DIY gifts would your mom love to receive?

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