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Does someone on your gift list live for music? Make the perfect gifts with today’s Rock features…

Make It

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Meream from Bored & Crafty shares this nifty Piano Shoulder Bag Tutorial.
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Melissa kicked off a whole series of “Crafting Through the ’80’s” with her iPod Case Tutorial at Crafting with Cat Hair.
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Charity from blueprints shows you two variations of her scrappy Rock a Bye Baby Bibs (acoustic guitar “Baby Unplugged” & stratocaster “Wired for Sound”) with PDF pattern downloads.
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Rock as you walk or run with Ashley’s Arm Band Pouch from Make It and Love It. You can use it for an iPod, keys, cell phone, debit card, inhaler, etc.
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Our Ponytail Scarves from Elizabeth make us think of a cute, ’50’s-style rock & roll!
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Charity from blueprints also shares this great Play Microphone Tutorial (made from an empty serger spool!). Montage image on main page is Charity’s daughter & the mic!

You might also enjoy these related tutorials from the SMS archives: Music Lovers, iPod/Camera Cozy, Tech Gifts, Artists

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:

Beth’s choice Amy’s choice Kristin’s choice
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Buy It

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Hine’s Touch-Tone iPhone 3G case No.6 sold but you can cross your fingers for No.7, or perhaps a Camera Case Case is more your style? Hine hand-stitches all of her unique designs.

Mix It

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Leela shows you How to Make Lollipops in just 30 minutes (!) at She Simmers.

Print It

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Tim very generously shares this set of Gnome Paper Toys on his Fantastic Toys blog (gnome bowling pictured here). Tim also recently posted a Felt Christmas Ornament Tutorial on his blog so be sure to browse around. Find more Fantastic Toy work on the Fantastic Toy site, Etsy (check out the Christmas Collection!) and Fantastic Toy blog.

Win It

Tweet #handmadeholidays anytime this week for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to Sew,Mama,Sew!

Comment in today’s post for a chance to win one of these prizes. The winners will be announced on Friday. Visit our prize list to see some of the other great giveaways this month.

If you fell in love with the “Buy It” from Downstairs Designs in yesterday’s post, but haven’t made your purchase yet, throw your name in the hat to win this generous gift certificate! Jennifer makes beautiful pillows, linen bags, wallets and matching cell phone holders.

By Sarah Neuburger

(Chronicle Books, $16.95, ISBN: 9780811869645, ISBN: 10 0811869644)

From the Publisher:

The Small Object Thumbprint Notecard Set — With this mini stationery kit, it’s okay to be all thumbs! Just add your thumb to the ink pad, stickers, and step-by-step instructions provided and turn these notecards into one-of-a-kind works of art with a host of charming thumbprint characters giving life to the scenes on each card. This sweet little set is ideal for all kinds of correspondence, from children’s birthdays to grown-up greetings.

Take advantage of Chronicle Books’ annual Friends & Family Holiday Sale–35% off plus FREE ground shipping on all orders from their website. Use the promo code FRIENDS at checkout.

More Handmade Holiday Ideas (& don’t miss our Handmade Holidays photo pool!)
19 ~ Organize
18 ~ Write
17 ~ Tote
16 ~ Frame
15 ~ Celebrate
14 ~ Shop
13 ~ Go
12 ~ Clean & Tidy
11 ~ Pamper
10 ~ Craft
9 ~ Play
8 ~ Deck the Halls
7 ~ Exercise
6 ~ Sit Back & Relax
5 ~ Read
4 ~ Go Green
3 ~ Sleep
2 ~ Adorn
1 ~ Wear

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