Gift giving for kids can be tough — especially when you want your present to stand out amongst the crowd! With these DIYs, you'll do just that.
1. Add a Little Whimsy to Their Walls
This cute narwhal design couldn't be easier to make. Hoop up and stitch it yourself, or give the DIY kit to an aspiring embroidery artist so they can make it all on their own!
2. Stitch a BEARY Cute Hoop
Celebrate the bear cub in your life with a needle painting! It's the perfect gift for any kiddo to hang in his room, but you'll want to start stitching early — this technique can be a bit time-consuming than your average stitches .
3. Make Some Magic
This unicorn cross-stitch is oh-so-dreamy to help your little one get the perfect night's sleep. It's super beginner-friendly too, so you can bust it out even if you're running short on time.
4. Bust Out a Boho Bird
With these bright colors and poppin' texture, there's no way your kid won't love hanging this around the house. Best part: there's sooo much room for creative freedom, so you can customize it to truly fit their personality.
5. Say Buh-Bye to Drab Denim
Calling all machine embroiderers! Show off your child's style with a one-of-a-kind jacket. Just don't be surprised when they went to wear it on the reg!
6. Stitch Up Sweet Dreams
This pattern is too. freaking. cute. It's an adorable addition to any nursery, and you only need to know two stitches — meaning no one needs to be an embroidery extraordinaire to pull this one off.
7. Make the Most Colorful Mandala
The beauty of this project is you can start from square one and, by the time you're done, you'll know 20 stitches! It's also a colorful, geometric design that's just begging to be gifted. Get the kit and start stitchin'!
8. Mess With Monsters
Break out your embroidery machine and make a totally cool appliqué monster. Stitch that little friend so it pokes out of his pocket (or make it front and center on a T-shirt) and he'll have a scary good time!
9. Pick Out Some Patches
Patches are another fun way to add personality to your kid's jackets, jeans or backpack. And making one by hand is a piece of cake — just iron on some adhesive to the back of your embroidery to stiffen the fabric and prevent fraying.
10. Fox Up Their Friends
Every child loves stuffed animals, but who says you can't make one yourself? This tutorial shows you how to whip them up in four different sizes, so you can make an entire fox family all in your machine embroidery hoop.
11. Sleep in Style
Monogrammed jammies are the gift to give any child. They're cute, one-of-a-kind and actually make kids excited for bedtime. Triple win!
12. Craft a Dog-Gone Good Gift
Okay, who wouldn't want to get this cross stitch on their birthday? Stitch one for your little, then go on and make one for yourself.