Friday, November 12, 2010

Christmas Gift Ideas??

What is everyone making for Christmas Gifts???

This year i really want to make some handmade Christmas Gifts for the Girls in my life....
Mums, Grandmas, Aunts, Sisters, Friends....
BUT, I have been really struggling with what to make?? I have been searching blog land..for some inspiration... and i thought i would share with you...some of the great tutorials i found....

 

 

 

 


 
 

 


 

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There are lots of websites for Crafty Handmade Gifts....



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Let me know what your making this year for Christmas....... and i spose if i cant decide... there is always an apron or a Quilt!! xx

15 comments:

  1. Wow, great ideas! Thanks for doing some searching for me. =)

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  2. PS...I'm not able to open the gathered clutch tutorial...can you post a link?

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  3. Isnt't that Sew Mama Sew roundup great?

    I have started my "to-do" list as well, and it includes the kids' art ornaments from my site for the grandparents (and for us), yarn wreaths from the Take Heart blog, ballerina totes I am making up for my daughters, goddaughter and nieces, covered notebooks for the teachers, a covered photo album of our trip for the hubby, a quilt for my kids....I think I may have bit off a bit too much!

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  4. I'm making pot holders for all the women in my family - Film In the Fridge had some pretty ones the other day. Useful for them and fun for me to do!

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  5. I LOVE LOVE LOVE all of these. Thanks, Rebecca! Now I have to decide which ones to make! I want to make the gathered clutch and ruffled tote for myself! Ha

    Okay, I have to tell myself it's the season of giving! I will save those patterns for after Christmas to make for myself. :)

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  6. Love these, thanks for sharing! I'd also recommend MetroFlats.com gift cards this christmas. I got a few for some friends.

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  7. All of these are great ideas. Don't forget to use your curlicue pattern to make runners, wall hangings etc. In Christmas fabrics they would make great baubles.

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  8. I'm making, among other things, a lot of mug rugs!

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  9. Thank you so much for linking my coasters! What a fun surprise for me to see!

    (Those coasters in the photo are actually supposed to be a holiday gift this year, if I can get the matching dish towel done!)

    And--I am making a few quilted pillows out of Christmas fabric for some of the people on my list :)

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  10. Thanks for the ideas. Now we have to have a christmas craft night. I bought some fabric today to make an apron, but that's as far as I got :) Those glasses cases look like a good idea for my parents!

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  11. These are some wonderful ideas! I am feeling overwhelmed at the minute, thinking of all the Christmas gifts that I want to make...but most of them aren't even started yet!

    I am making some simple dishtowels with a strip of fabric sewn attached. I did finish an Oliver +S outfit for my niece. I'm planning to make pajamas for my nephew, a travel tote for my mom....and the list goes on. I need to make myself a schedule, I suppose :-(

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  12. Thanks for the inspiration Becky. I'm sewing some cushion covers and getting my mother-in-laws quilt finished finally.

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  13. Thanks for posting this! I'm definitely going to try to make most (if not all) of my Christmas gifts this year. I'm planning on a few gathered clutches, a bunch of felt ornaments, and most likely some potholders, placemats, coasters as well. Oh, and one big ol' quilt for my little brother :)

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  14. I Love that reversible beach bag!

    Last year I had the kids help paint wooden die cut snowflakes and cover them in glitter glue. We put them in cellophane bags and gave them to neighbors, teachers, friends and family.

    I have no plans yet for this year. Christmas seems to have snuck up on me.

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  15. hi everyone... the gathered clutch tutorial link wasnt working before... but it should be now... xx

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