Don’t forget to tuck a little note of thanks in with any of these wonderful gifts for favorite teachers on your list. Your thoughtfulness will be appreciated!

Make It

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Jessica from How About Orange has a nice Easy Fabric Vase Cover Tutorial that elementary school kids could probably even help create for their teacher.
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Quenna from Blissful shares a Zippered Top Lunch Bag Tutorial for the teacher on your list (or the student?!).
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This would be perfect with our “Mix It” recipe today! Liz from Lady Harvatine has an easy Quilty Mug Tutorial for you to try.
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We’re sure teachers would love a gift made with this Reversible Journal Cover Tutorial from Lara at Kirin Notebook.

Don’t miss these related tutorials from the SMS archives: For the Table, Reading & Writing, For Your Purse or Pocket, Tote Bags and Lunch Bags.

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 Beth’s choice
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Buy It

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Diana has some beautiful crocheted washcloth “scrubbies” in her Cocoa Beans shop, in addition to dishcloths and more.

Mix It

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We think a little coffee card and a treat make a perfect teacher gift. Try this Orange Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti Recipe from Nook & Pantry for the treat!

Share It

Holidays at Home and the Handmade Holidays photo pool!

Win It

Interweave KNITS: Holiday Gifts 2008

From the Publisher:

The weather outside is frightful, but the knitting’s so delightful—so grab your yarn and needles and curl up with the third annual issue of Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts. From one-afternoon wonders to intricate treasures, there’s something to knit or craft for family and friends, other knitters, and even yourself. Learn easy techniques to dress up simple knitting, make luxury yarns go far, and get ideas for quick craft projects to share. And participate in our first-ever Count the Sheep Contest, featuring guest illustrator Franklin Habit, and win great prizes! Happy Holidays!

We know you’ve been oggling this one on the magazine stand. Now is your chance to win this special holiday knitting issue. There are some truly wonderful projects inside, which you can see on the Interweave site. Comment below to put your name in the pool. The winner will be announced Friday.

More Handmade Holiday Ideas
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.