There’s still lots of time to sew festive decorations for your home this Thanksgiving. Whether you’re hosting or attending, these 6 project will add a touch of fun to any room. For most of them, all you need are some basic sewing supplies to turn an easy-to-follow tutorial into decor you and your family can enjoy for years to come.

We love sewing projects to dress up our own table, but if you’re not hosting the big day, consider making something for your guest—the perfect companion to a home-baked pie.

DIY Felt Leaf Coasters

DIY Maple Leaf Coasters
via the Long Thread

These super easy-to-make coasters are also super cute. Like the trees outside, these felt leaves add a splash of color indoors. Put them on the table during Thanksgiving dinner and let guests take them home as a parting gift.

DIY Modern Give Thanks Pillow

DIY Simple Give Thanks Pillow
via Craftionary

This is a subtle approach to the holiday, and slightly modern, but also an effective reminder of what it’s all about. It would make a great hostess gift too.

DIY Felt Bunting

DIY Festive Thanksgiving Felt Leaf Bunting
via Celebrations

This bunting is not only festive and fun to look at, but it’s also an activity. Ask friends and family to jot down what they’re thankful for and pin each note to a leaf.

DIY Felt Pumpkins

DIY Mini Felt Pumpkins
via American Felt and Craft

These plush little guys would look great in the corner of the room where guests sip cider and play games.

DIY Acorns

Fabric Acorns
via Zemphira

These little acorns would look super cute on any table top. They look really fun to make too.

DIY Leaf Pillow

Fall Leaf Pillow
via Positively Splendid

All it takes is a contrasting topstitch to add a touch of festive modern to a room. Throw a couple of these on the couch for cozy comfortable decor.

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