We all know busy people, with too much to do and too little time to get it done. In fact, we may just fit in this category! Here are some fun gifts for your multi-tasking friends and family members.

Make It

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Laura from Paint in My Hair has a great Undercover Crate Tutorial, to help everyone get and stay organized.
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Give multi-taskers a way to visually spread out all of those lists! We love this simple Bulletin Board Tutorial from maya*made.
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Jennifer from JCasa*handmade has a PDF Kidlet Wall Pocket-Tidy Tote Tutorial (with over 40 photos!) to help you make a bunch for the busy families in your life.
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Meg’s Post Office Bag Tutorial via elsie marley is the perfect thing for your letters and packages. It will help you keep track of it all!
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You’ll want to make one of these for everyone this holiday season! Enjoy Patricia’s Recycled To-Do List Holder Tutorial via A Little Hut.

Don’t miss these related tutorials from the SMS archives: Fabric Boxes, Drawstring Bags and Gifts for Organization.

Here are just a handful of fabrics we love for some of these projects. Click on the fabric images to visit the Sew,Mama,Sew! shop:

Lara’s choice Kristin’s choice Meg’s choice
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Buy It

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Mia has a beautiful selection of cards, calendars, notebooks and tags. We love both styles of her 2009 Calendars in the Story by Mia shop.

Mix It

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Megan from Not Martha gives great tips for making the cutest little Pie in a Jar.

Share It

Holidays at Home and the Handmade Holidays photo pool!

Win It

Portabello Pixie Sewing Patterns

Sandi Henderson, the brilliant designer behind Portabellopixie, was kind enough to contribute one each of her wonderful (and crazy popular!) new sewing patterns. These patterns are very easy to follow with lots of excellent graphics. We’re very pleased to be carrying them in the shop. Check out Sandi’s blog for some wonderful tutorials and sewing inspiration. Today we’re giving away both the Analise pattern and the Ruffle Pants patterns to one lucky winner. Comment below to enter. See our Handmade Holidays 2008 Prize List to see what else we’re giving away this month.

More Handmade Holiday Ideas
12 ~ Sports Fans
11 ~ Bookworms
10 ~ Elementary Kids
9 ~ Snow Fiends
8 ~ Teachers
7 ~ Holidays at Home
6 ~ Pet Lovers
5 ~ Crafters
4 ~ Music Lovers
3 ~ Babies & Toddlers
2 ~ Travelers
1 ~ Tweens & Teens

We respect the copyright of all crafters. All links and photos from blogs on our Handmade Holidays posts are used with permission.