We have a lot of kitchen-related tutorials to choose from in our SMS archives. In addition to today’s fun, be sure to explore all six rounds of our Tutorial Contest from April, our Sewing for the Home tutorials and our Quilted Patchwork Hot Pads and Patchwork Kitchen Towels. For cooking-related gift sets you can look to last year’s Gift Compilations post. We have lots to offer for the cooks on our lists!

Make It

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Meg’s Tin Can Cover Tutorial from elsie marley can help you make a variety of lovely gifts. You could pair one special tin with some wooden spoons for a favorite cook.
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All you need is a crochet hook and some tulle to follow this Kitchen Scrubbie Tutorial from Penny at sewtakeahike.
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We think this Apron Tutorial (with a PDF pattern download) from Michelle at Cicada Studio would provide beautiful results with any number of fabric combinations.

Don’t miss these (additional!) related tutorials from the SMS archives: For the Kitchen, Placemats, For the Table and don’t forget the… Aprons!

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:

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

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You can find both small and large versions of some of our favorite spice kits at Purpose Design. The everyday kit would be great for folks on your holiday list who are just beginning to cook in earnest, and everyone could use a holiday kit at this time of the year. Place your order by December 3rd for shipping to the US!

Mix It

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Elise shows us How to Make Vanilla Extract via Simply Recipes. Make some for the bakers in your family!

Share It

Holidays at Home and the Handmade Holidays photo pool!

Win It

Oliver + S Sewing Patterns

Liesl at Oliver + S (and Disdressed) was kind enough to donate two wonderful patterns–2+2 Blouse and Pleated Skirt and Bedtime Story Pajamas. We love Oliver + S cute designs, wonderful patterns, and great packaging. (We carry them all in The Shop.) Plus, the new patterns go up to a size 8, which is a rare delight for those of you who still love to sew for your kids beyond toddlerhood. Check out the the Oliver + S blog for ideas and updates. We’ll give away one pattern to two different winners. Comment below!

2 + 2 Blouse and Skirt

Bedtime Story Pajamas

More Handmade Holiday Ideas
24 ~ Whimsical
23 ~ Fit Friends
22 ~ Eco-conscious
21 ~ Holidays at Home
20 ~ Gift Exchange
19 ~ Grandparents
18 ~ College Students
17 ~ Girlfriends
16 ~ Dads
15 ~ New Parents
14 ~ Holidays at Home
13 ~ Multi-taskers
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.