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Mother’s Day Projects to Sew, Make & Give

Looking for Mother’s Day projects to make and give to the moms in your life? These five gift ideas are great Mother’s Day projects that you can make for any mom–even for yourself!

  1. Vintage Kitchen Towels with Embroidery

Grab this kit and you’ll have all you need to create handmade tea towels embroidered with 12-wt cotton thread. The kit comes with embroidery designs you can easily transfer to the towels for a vintage look. What a great Mother’s Day project!

Mother's Day gifts to sew

  1. Pillowcase for a Cure

Know a mom who is a breast cancer survivor? Make her a pillow that’s comfortable and empowering for Mother’s Day. Here’s a  kit that contains all you need to make it from start to finish. Find the free instructions for the pillowcase here.

Mother's Day projects to sew 3. Heart Mug Rug

Make a mug rug or place mat set in the shape of a heart! This Mother’s Day project is a great gift for moms and teachers as we head into the last days of school.

Mother's Day projects to sew

  1. Gift Card Holder

Personalize a gift card to a spa or favorite store by making a quick-and-easy gift card holder. All you need is a bit of felt and the perfect embroidery design. Metallic thread is really fun for this! If you don’t have an embroidery machine, add a hand embroidered monogram using 12-wt cotton Petites. Find all the how-tos here to make this super simple Mother’s Day project.

Mother's Day projects to sew


  1. Cheers to your favorite mom!

No time to sew? Grab one of these wine glass/stopper sets for a quick gift for a sewing mom. And make this wine bottle bag to add even more to the gift.

Mother's Day projects to sew

What are your favorite Mother’s Day projects to make and give?


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I am the Director of Content for Sulky of America. The former Editor in Chief of Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines, I hosted Sew it All TV on PBS for nine seasons. I've appeared on It's Sew Easy on PBS, DIY Network's Uncommon Threads, Hallmark's Marie Osmond Show, MacPhee Workshop and more! Come sew with me!