Need ideas for creative homemade baby shower gifts? Try these free patterns for blankets, booties and more!
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Baby Blankets and Baby Afghans
A baby blanket is a labor of love; it's the ultimate baby shower gift.
If you plan to give a baby blanket or afghan as a gift, be sure to give yourself plenty of time to finish it before the shower date.
Pictured here: a crochet lace baby blanket which was made using Bernat Softee baby yarn.
Another favorite which is not pictured is this quick, easy baby blanket. As far as blankets go, it works up super fast, and anyone (for example, you!) could make it successfully. It's a... beginner-friendly pattern utilizing only basic crochet stitches.
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Baby booties make the perfect baby shower gift. They're quick to make, and they're affordable projects; they don't require much of an expenditure for materials.
Pictured here: golden slippers baby booties, which are a fab unisex design.
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Keep the new arrival's head toasty and warm with a cozy baby hat. Here are some free patterns you can use for making baby hats:
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Baby bibs are also quick to make, and it's one thing that new moms can never have too many of. The more bibs the better! Bibs make thoughtful baby shower gifts, and they're always appreciated and appropriate.
Pictured here: A solid shells baby bib designed by Sandi Marshall. If you'd like to make one of these bibs, the free crochet pattern is available through our web site.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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A handmade baby sweater is a fantastic option if you're looking for a substantial, and unique, gift idea. It can be a challenge to find nice store-bought baby sweaters; also, baby sweaters are small enough that they don't involve an unreasonable time commitment.
If you're looking for an easy project, the beginner's crocheted baby cardigan is a great pattern to try.
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Diaper cakes really allow you to showcase your creativity. Need instructions for how to make a diaper cake? Dana Hinders guides you through the process with a step by step diaper cake tutorial.