Personalized Christmas Gifts For A More Festive Holiday Season

DIY ideas you can easily embroider to make your present even more special


The festive season is almost upon us once again, so it is time to turn our attention towards those all-important gifts for family and friends. There is nothing quite like a handmade personalized gift. It is a fun way to get creative! Embroidery is a wonderful method for adding an element of artistry and aesthetic brilliance to fabric.

Have you started planning your gifts yet? DIY gifts can take a long time to prepare, especially if you want to use a personal or unique design. Hatch Embroidery Software is a great tool to help you through the process of creating stunning embroidered Christmas gifts.
Need some festive holiday ideas? We found a great selection of DIY gifts for you. Add embroidery to give these fantastic gifts another dimension using Hatch Embroidery Digitizer or personalize them further with embroidered lettering or monogramming using Hatch Embroidery Customizer.

Christmas Stockings

These lovely country style stockings by are so easy to make. They will look great on the mantelpiece Christmas morning especially if you embroider the kids’ names on them too!


We found this simple, yet very effective gift idea at Wrap a red (or green) cushion like a present! Enhance the festive spirit by adding some lettering to the ribbon with Hatch Embroidery Customizer.

Oven Mittens

Create the perfect gift for the best cook in the world! These oven mittens from are sure to cheer everyone up in the kitchen. Great for baking yummy Christmas desserts. Find some great recipes by Martha Stewart here.

Zippered Clutch

Let’s face it, a girl simply cannot have enough of these handy little clutches. They are very versatile and can be used to store make-up, sewing supplies, receipts, any small items really. You can find an easy to follow tutorial at Don’t forget to add embroidery to it to make it more fun! Hatch Embroidery Digitizer comes with already digitized designs that you can modify or you can import your own designs.

Hand Warmers

Show the ones you love how much you care by making these easy hand warmer pads for them. They can be slipped into the coat pockets to warm their hands on a very cold winter day. We found these little cuties at and cannot wait to make them!

iPad Case

Do you know someone who needs one of these cases by In this electronic age we all do! It is super easy to make and embroidery lends itself so much to it. Add the monogram of that special person to make it even more personal using Hatch Embroidery Customizer.

Quilted Snowman Pillow

Calling all quilters! We simply love this adorable snowman pillow from It is a great pre-Christmas project and the result will put a smile on everybody’s face. Some festive wording will make it the perfect Christmas present.

Fabric Gift Bag

Forgot to buy a gift bag? Not a problem, now you can make your own! This inspirational idea comes from together with a pattern and instructions. It is original and if you embroider it, also very special.

Happy Embroidering!

Bernadett and the Hatch Team

Hatch Embroidery Software is designed for busy hobbyists who love embroidery and want to create their own designs with the benefits of modern technology. This user-friendly software allows you to customize and print your own embroidery designs quickly and simply, enabling you to push your creative boundaries as you bring your original ideas to life.

Learn how to work with images and lettering, and experiment with color and texture for professional looking embroidery designs every time, created by you in the comfort of your own home!