DIY: Stitched Wrapping Paper

Even if you’re only a beginner at sewing, you can create this pretty handmade alternative to brown wrapping paper. Make gift-giving really special with this simple DIY. Show the recipient you really care with a personal touch. 


  • colorful thread
  • brown wrapping paper
  • scissors
  • sewing machine


Step 1: Cut your wrapping paper to the desired size. Select your thread colors.

Stitched Wrapping Paper

Step 2: Thread your sewing machine. I used white for the bobin to create more texture.

Stitched Wrapping Paper

Step 3: Put your paper under your sewing foot and start sewing in any design you like! Try swirving lines, straight lines, swirls, and curls. No rules!

Stitched Wrapping Paper

Step 4: Repeat this process with another color or two.

Stitched Wrapping Paper

Step 5: Use your wrappinng paper to wrap your presents!

Stitched Wrapping Paper

Want more creative gift wrap ideas?

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