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10 Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

These 10 handmade Mother's Day gift ideas are perfect for such a special occasion. All tutorials are easy to follow with photos that show the steps. Gift giving means something different for everyone. Each of us has our own gift giving style, so to speak. Mine has evolved over the years. It started out as physically shopping in a real store back in the days before the internet. It was time-consuming and tiring so almost always I got the first thing I saw. Not a lot of thought went into it. After that I went through the gift card phase. Talk about easy but oh so impersonal. Thankfully that didn’t last long. Now I try to take a little more time and think about what I’m doing. I shop online because I can truly find the perfect thing instead of settling for something I don’t really like. I also give handmade gifts…either from my kitchen or my sewing room. I think a handmade gift speaks volumes. When you take the time to make something personal, it is truly special. No one has time to do that for every gift given…but I’ve put together 10 handmade Mother’s Day gift ideas in case you want to give it a try. Some require sewing but some do not. Take a look and I’ll see you at the end.

DIY Lavender Sugar Scrub with custom printable tag | the perfect handmade gift!Lavender Sugar Scrub with custom printable tag

No Sew Tea Towel Pillow Cover | On Sutton PlaceNo Sew Tea Towel Pillow Cover

DIY No Sew Linen Napkins | On Sutton PlaceDIY No Sew Linen Napkins

Easy tutorial on how to make a tea towel apron. Straight line sewing that anyone can do! Would make a great gift for anyone who loves to cook!How to Make A Tea Towel Apron

Repurposed Shirt Pillow CoverDIY Repurposed Shirt Pillow Cover

DIY Date Wall Art | On Sutton PlaceDIY Date Wall Art

DIY Grain Sack Tray | Use any fabric that goes with your decor to make this easy table top tray.  This is super simple with  photos and step by step directions!DIY Grain Sack Tray

Tutorials for three burlap table runners from On Sutton Place. Tutorials for 3 Burlap Table Runners

Envelope Pillow Cover Tutorial | Easy directions with lots of pics! | On Sutton PlaceEnvelope Pillow Cover Tutorial

You might be thinking that pillow covers aren’t the most exciting gift. I tend to agree…but here’s a little story. My mom is in the latter stages of dementia. She still knows me and has a good quality of life but doesn’t go out at all. She spends most of her time in a little sitting room. A few years ago for Mother’s Day, I gave her a new lampshade and pillow covers for her room. I can’t tell you how happy she was. They brightened up the room and she had something new to look at. It was such a good day and even if she can’t remember it, I can.

Easy Tea Towel Tutorial | step by step directions! | onsuttonplace.comEasy Tea Towel Sewing Tutorial

Bonus! An extra idea that’s easy and quick.

Ready to frame Motherhood free printables | the perfect Mother's Day handmade gift!Motherhood Free Printables – ready to frame

I hope you’ve been inspired to give a handmade gift. If not for Mother’s Day, then some other time. The thing about giving handmade is that it not only makes the recipient feel wonderful, it makes you feel sort of wonderful too. We can all use a little of that now and then. 

If you want some home baked gift ideas, visit my Quick Bread category. Little loaves of bread make such an amazing gift. For wrapping and presentation ideas, click HERE.

Easy Quick Bread Recipes from On Sutton Place

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