With Mother’s Day just around the corner, now is the time to begin thinking about the perfect gift to make for your mom or any of the women in your life. Nothing says “I Love You” like handmade. And, if you create a gift you’re able to customize every last detail to the person you care about — imagine what an impression that will make on them! Get inspired with a variety of ideas for bringing that perfect present to life.
Explore more than 10 unique Mother’s Day quilts, from mini quilts to handbags to bed-sized beauties, that the women in your life will love!
Mother’s Day pillows
Scrappy Patchwork Pillow via Craftsy member SherriQuilts
How about a fast, easy patchwork pillow for mom? This 16″ x 16″ pillow is the perfect size for using as decor on a bed or a sofa. Make the pillow using scraps from your stash or use some of mom’s favorite colors to customize it just for her. This pattern comes with full color illustrations and gives directions for making an envelope style pillow closure for the back. Bind your pillow with prepared binding or make the pillow without binding.
Mother’s Day mug rugs
Mum/Mom Mug Rug Pattern via Craftsy member The Patchsmith
How about a personalized “Mom” or “Mum” mug rug? This 5″ x 9″ finished mug rug features a unique strip appliqué method, and can be completed in just a short amount of time. The pattern has been updated to include both the “Mom” and “Mum” options.
Pansies Basket for Mom Mug Rug by Craftsy member 2strings
Give the beauty of delicate pansies to your favorite lady. This gorgeous mug rug would be a great fit for gracing her desk or coffee table, and provide an ideal resting spot for a drink and a small snack. Better yet, the fusible web appliqué with raw edge stitching makes construction quick and simple.
Get the Pansies Basket for Mom Mug Rug.
Mother’s Day placemats and napkins
Any mom will love this pop of color: the perfect finishing touch for kitchen and dining room tables—or even patio furniture! Crated by Lynda Milligan, this Craftsy exclusive design is a quick way to incorporate beautiful Kaffe Classics prints into any home decor. This quilt kit includes the pattern and fabric for four placemats and matching napkins, and is sure to add life to your mom’s table setting!
Mother’s Day table runner
Simple Table Runner via SherriQuilts
Mom will love a beautiful spring table runner, and this Simple Table Runner pattern comes with the option for two different sizes. Use extra Jelly Roll strips or fabric from your scrap bin to piece this simple yet classic table runner design for Mom.
Mother’s Day wall hangings
MOM-ISMs quilt pattern via Craftsy member ratherbee166886
This wall quilt pattern is a terrific way to show off the memories you have with your favorite woman. Have a blast collecting “Mom-ism” quotes from friends and family, and piecing them with your favorite photo to create a one of a kind family heirloom.
Mom Cave Wall Hanging via Craftsy member SHDesigns
This adorable wall hanging is the perfect touch for your favorite lady’s craft room! With finished measurements of 18″ x 28″, this quilt has a rod pocket along the upper edge of the back, and is machine quilted. Each appliqué is embellished with embroidery stitches and buttons.
Mother’s Day cosmetic case
Quilted Cosmetic Case/Ditty Bag Pattern via Craftsy member Sherri Noel
Mom will love this quilted cosmetic case or ditty bag which finishes at 8″ x 3″ x 4″ and is perfect for use as a cosmetic bag, small toiletry case, pencil pouch, sewing kit, baby necessities bag, or even an electronic cord bag. This pattern is designed for a confident beginner and does have a zipper you will need to add.
Mother’s Day small quilted bag
Sew Together Bag via Craftsy member Sew Demented
The Sew Together Bag makes a perfect gift for Mom. This pouch, which finishes at 10″ x 5″ x 5″, features three interior zipper pockets and four other interior pocket sections. It’s all held together with a long zipper, which also forms the bag handles. Make this for Mom to store her sewing supplies or cosmetics. The possibilities are endless with this great quilted bag.
Mother’s Day business card holder
Business Card Holder via Craftsy member Jodi Nelson
If Mom carries cards in her purse, how about making her this simple yet stylish business card holder. Finished and folded, this cute case measures 2 1/2″ x 4″. This card holder also makes the perfect way to present a gift card to Mom…then she can use it to carry cards after! And better yet, this pattern is FREE!
Mother’s Day quilts
Photo via A Quilting Life
How about a wonderful quilt for Mom for Mother’s Day? Finishing at 50″ x 50″ this “Bucket List” scrappy quilt is perfect for a wall hanging or for decorating Mom’s kitchen table. Use your scraps for the star blocks, and make the coordinating blocks using Mom’s favorite color.
Give the gift of whimsy and wonder! This Park Bench pattern, featuring selections from Robert Kaufman’s Botanics collection, was designed by Jaybird Quilts. The quilt kit includes the Park Bench pattern and all of the fabric needed to create the quilt top, background and binding. Your favorite lady will love the color this quilt brings to her home!
Create the exquisite scene-stealer your mom has been waiting for! The Shimmer Quilt designed by Patti Carey combines gorgeous color with undeniable glamour. This quilt kit comes complete with the pattern and all of fabric needed to create this beautiful piece! Featuring Northcott’s Shimmer collection, the nature-inspired textures and metallic accents sparkle throughout this quilt, creating a lustrous look you won’t find elsewhere.