Homemade Gift Ideas…for Home!

We’ve come to the end of the fourth week of our third annual Christmas in July Make Along, which means it must be time for a roundup! Today I’m sharing over 20 free homemade gift ideas for home. This roundup includes crochet, knitting patterns, and sewing patterns for blankets, pillows, and more to decorate your own home or that of anyone on your handmade holiday gift list.

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20+ Homemade Gift Ideas for Home

Are you ready to start making gifts for the homemade holidays? Today’s roundup includes 20+ free crochet, knitting, and sewing patterns for handmade gift ideas for the home. You can use these projects to decorate your own place for the holidays, or to gift to friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers. Find your next project in this collection of pillows, blankets, and more for the home!

This pattern is part of the Christmas in July Make Along, with 31 days of free crochet, knitting, and sewing patterns and crafts tutorials by 27 bloggers, along with your chance to win a prize from one of our favorite companies — AndeanSun Yarns, Clover USA, Crosscut Sewing Co., Eucalan, Hooked for Life, Hummingbird Lane Fabrics, Knitter’s Pride, and Kraemer Yarns. Get all the Christmas in July Make Along details here and don’t forget to enter the giveaway by Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern.

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12 Crochet Patterns

These 12 free crochet patterns for home include decorations, pillows, blankets, a bedrunner, and a potholder.

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  • Cassette Afghan by Coco Crochet Lee for WeCrochet: This retro blanket is a great gift for a music lover or anyone nostalgic for late twentieth century technology.
  • Sandstone Throw by Rich Textures Crochet: This blanket works up faster in bulky yarn and includes a video tutorial.
  • Litrik Pillow Cover by Pattern Paradise: This multi-color pillow pattern includes a tutorial for the special stitches.
  • Diamond Quilt C2C Graphghan by Moogly: This colorful blanket pattern includes written and charted instructions.

5 Knitting Patterns

These 5 free knitting patterns for home include a candle cozy, a stocking, 2 blankets, and a mug rug. Shown from left to right.

  • Snowflake Candle Cozy by A Box of Twine: This beginner-friendly stranded colorwork pattern makes a great gift when paired with scented or handmade candles.
  • Love Light Gleams Stocking by Marly Bird: This pattern will be released as part of a Stocking Make Along.
  • Moonstone Plaid Blanket by Two of Wands: This beginner-friendly throw pattern can be easily customized with different colors to fit any home.
  • Geometric Eyelet Throw by SeeLoveShare: This pattern links to a video tutorial for the special stitch.
  • Holiday Mug Rugs by Briana K Designs: This pattern includes 3 different options for holiday-themed mug rugs.

3 Sewing Patterns

3 Sewing Patterns

These free sewing patterns for home include a tablet holder, pin cushion, and pillow. Shown from left to right.

  • Easy Beanbag Tablet Holder by Creatively Beth: This simple sewing pattern makes a great gift for kids, teens, and adults.
  • Faux Quilted Stenciled Pin Cushion by Ann Butler: This multi-craft project makes a great gift for your favorite sewist or quilter.
  • Rag Pillow by Inspired Quilting by Lea Louise: This simple sewing project is a great way to use up scrap fabric.

Still looking for more homemade gift idea inspiration? Check out these roundups for even more handmade gift ideas for home!

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