It’s about that time when we all realize that our dream of making personalized elaborate gifts for everyone on our list may not happen. Even though our hearts are in the right place, there is only so much time between now and the big day. In the midst of the chaos that inevitably happens around the holidays, I have to resist the urge to buy everyone slippers at the mall.
We’ve got this! We’ve got sewing skills and we are going to make handmade gifts if it’s the last thing we do! To help your gift-making motivation, I’ve put together a collection of my favorite quick-to-sew gifts that are perfect for almost anyone on your list.
The Dopp Kit is my personal tried-and-true gift for any occasion. For the winter holidays, I like to add a little bag of cookies or some handmade beauty products inside to turn the gift from “thoughtful” to “you really love me, don’t you?” This
The Village Haberdashery recently shared this oh-so-easy
I’m so glad that we’ve collectively decided to withhold from all those non-sewers out there that the tote bag is the easiest item to sew. Thanks to the tote bag, we will always be the “thoughtful one that sews” at every gift exchange. With endless possibilities and customizations, the tote bag will always be there to save the day. Try this
Finally, here’s a tip from the quilter’s bag of tricks: Hot pads are the perfect stash-busting gift. All you need is a few squares of fabric and a bit of binding to make these gifts that everyone will love. Check out Make it, Love it’s
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