November 17 ~ Gifts for Hipsters

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Today you’re bound to find something fun for the hip person on your list. These are perfect for the relative with a great eye, the friend who shares fun finds and anyone with some extra flair to spare!

Make It

spacer Women’s Corsage Shirt
Ashley of Make It and Love It does an amazing job with her tutorial for the Corsage Shirt. Take a look at what you could make with $5 of knit and a little time.
spacer Zippered Laptop Sleeve
Add some panache to your laptop with this tutorial for an outstanding Zippered Laptop Sleeve from Char at Crap I’ve Made.
spacer Mod Mosaic Floor Pillow
Elizabeth at Oh, Fransson! shows us how to create a one-of-a-kind Mosaic Floor Pillow using scraps and a little sashing.
spacer Catch and Release Scarf
Some elastic thread and a plain length of fabric can be sewn into this gorgeous Catch and Release Scarf using Kelli’s tutorial at Pressure Foot.
spacer Crinkle Scarf
Disney of Ruffles and Stuff created this breezy Crinkle Scarf with a little creative twisting while drying. She also frayed some edges and added a few hand-sewn, beaded appliqués for a lovely scarf you won’t want to take off!
spacer Easy Media Pouch
With all the media devices we carry around, it would be nice to have a few of these Media Pouches handy. Cheryl of A Pretty Cool Life shows us an easy and fast way to sew some up to protect your favorite gadget.
spacer Smoldering Hues Shower Curtain
Jessi uses solids in a spectacular way and shows you how to make our own Smoldering Hues Shower Curtain on her blog, Sweetie Pie Bakery.
spacer Suit Coat Clutch
Re-purpose something old into something new with Linda’s Suit Coat Clutch tutorial at Craftaholics Anonymous.
spacer Big Bow
Here’s a fantastic Big Bow from Katie of Blue Eyed Freckle that easily adapts to a variety of projects for children and adults, to clothing and around the house.
spacer Rose Belt
Emily Sparks’ Rose Belt is a great gift for the chic as well as the casual dresser.

You might also enjoy these related tutorials from the SMS archives: Sparkle, Rock, Yoga Skirt, and Wear!

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:

Buy It

spacer Gramercy Park NYC Print from Matte Stephens
This 8.5″x11″ Matte Stephens Gramercy Park NYC Print will be appreciated by any modern design lover.
spacer Screen Printed Bicycle Glassware from Vital
We believe a set of these of these Screen Printed Bicycle Glasses from Vital Industries will immediately be put to daily use in anyone’s household.

Mix It

spacer Eggnog Fudge from RecipeGirl
Even if you’re not a fan of white chocolate, Lori of RecipeGirl insists that her recipe for  Eggnog Fudge will win you over!

Print It

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Robert Sabuda’s Printable Pop-Up Cards include simple lessons to make this form of art easy to accomplish.

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 books! Visit our prize lists to see some of the other great giveaways this month.

Stitch by Stitch

By Deborah Moebes
(F&W Media, $27.99, ISBN: 1440211612)

From the Publisher:

So, you love all that gorgeous designer fabric and you really want to make something with it. Or maybe you’ve taught yourself a little sewing know-how but have become frustrated. Whatever your background, Stitch by Stitch guides you through everything you need to know to start sewing and make it to the varsity level.

Inside Stitch by Stitch, you’ll learn essential sewing skills—everything from basic stitching and backtacking to creating gathers, making darts and using multi-sized patterns—while completing appealing projects. In the book’s unique format, skills and projects build upon each other so that you get instant gratification and motivation to progress.

Knit Green: 20 Projects and Ideas for Sustainability
By Joanne Seiff
(Wiley, $19.99, ISBN: 978-0-470-42679-1)

From the Publisher:

Knit Green offers tons of information and ideas on everything you need to be a more environmentally conscious knitter. From sourcing materials locally and using organic products, to supporting fair work and fair trade programs, Knit Green is a tremendous source of information to help you tailor your craft to your convictions.

Fashion-forward knitting and easy-to-digest essays come together to help you “green-up” your hobby and easily implement suggestions and strategies for sustainability in the context of knitting. You’ll get a full exploration of green avenues and product options, including organically -farmed fibers, non-animal yarns, alternative or recycled fibers and yarns, fair work and fair trade companies and programs, buying local, sustainable farming and energy in yarn production, and more. Plus, you’ll find more than 20 fashionable patterns that don’t sacrifice style for sustainability.

  • 20 projects for environmentally conscious knitting
  • Full exploration of green knitting product options
  • From the author of Fiber Gathering

From vegan options to eco-diversity, Knit Green gives you the tools you need to green-up not only your knitting, but your whole life!

Sewing Bits and Pieces: 35 Projects Using Fabric Scraps,
By Sandi Henderson
(Wiley, $16.99, ISBN: 978-0-470-53924-8)

From the Publisher:

Sewing with scraps is an economical way to make the most of your designer fabrics-as well as a fun way to use up a stash of your favorite leftovers for smaller projects. Michael Miller fabric designer Sandi Henderson holds to the adage “waste not, want not” to deliver a collection of innovative sewing projects that lets you make the most of bits and pieces of your beloved fabrics.

From a market skirt to a butterfly pin, from an embellished table cloth to hip hair accessories, Sewing Bits and Pieces gives you 35 sewing projects to make unique pieces that are perfect for gift-giving (or keeping for yourself)!

  • Features gorgeous full-color photography throughout
  • Detailed instructions walk you through each project
  • Sandi’s popular Portabello Pixie blog is read by thousands every day

Packed with tons of fun, innovative projects, Sewing Bits and Pieces will have you creating sewing masterpieces in no time.

1-year Subscription to Stitch Magazine
By Quilting Arts
(Interweave, $14.99)

From the Publisher:

The theme for Stitch Fall/Winter 2010 is THE FABRIC ISSUE, exploring sewing projects and techniques featuring a wide variety of exciting fabrics. This is your chance to pull out that specialty fabric you have been saving for just the right project! Features 40 projects for the fall season!

Green Grocery Bag Challenge

The Green Grocery Bag Challenge is a project to encourage sewists to wrap their holiday gifts in reusable cloth grocery bags, thus reducing the amount of wrapping paper entering the waste stream while simultaneously getting multi-use bags into the hands of consumers. Please include Mother Earth in your holiday plans. Read more here and join us on The Green Grocery Bag Challenge Facebook page where we’ll be posting wrapping ideas, sewing patterns and tips for reducing waste this holiday season.

More Handmade Holiday Ideas (& don’t miss our Handmade Holidays photo pool!)… Gift ideas for:

16 ~ Pet Lovers
15 ~ College Students
14 ~ Teachers
13 ~ Foodies
12 ~ Deck the Halls
11 ~ Sleepyheads
10 ~ Travelers
9 ~ Preschool Kids
8 ~ Outdoor Adventurers
7 ~ Tweens
6 ~ Crafters
5 ~ Deck the Halls
4 ~ Moms & Grandmas
3 ~ Babies & Toddlers
2 ~ Girlfriends
1 ~ Imaginative Friends

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

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708 Responses to November 17 ~ Gifts for Hipsters

  1. Wendy Robinson says:

    Love these ideas!

  2. Marguerite says:

    totally going to a thrift store to get an old suit jacket – that clutch rocks!

  3. cool ideas!

  4. Rebmara says:

    I must try the mosaic pillow, now to find the time to do it!

  5. Mel says:

    I’m obsessed with these tuts. thanks you so much!

  6. Jill Lock says:

    Might just have to do this scarf for all of my girlfriends! Sooooo cute! Love!! the name, too. :)

  7. Ariane says:

    Wow! Thanks for the great ideas!! Love them.

  8. Danielle says:

    Great ideas, thanks!

  9. Mama Gwen says:

    I’m going to make a boy version of the laptop pouch for my brother, thanks for the tutorial

  10. Brilliant ideas- can’t wait to try those scarves!

  11. missknitta says:

    Bookmarking the eggnog fudge recipe right now — what a wonderful holiday treat!

  12. KeriCan says:

    That is quite a shower curtain.

  13. marie beck says:

    oh wow, a whole subscription- <3

  14. Squeaks says:

    Who knew a shower curtain could be so stunning?!

  15. Jane says:

    love the floor pillow – might prefer to keep it for myself rather than give it away though!

  16. Jasmeen says:

    I’m impressed by the zippered laptop sleeve. And I would love to win the Stitch by Stitch book.

  17. Stacy says:

    That is one awesome shower curtain! Thanks for sharing!

  18. Betsy says:

    I’ve been looking for a good ruffle scarf tutorial!

  19. Dacia says:

    wow! I love them all!

  20. Jessica says:

    The Ruffle Shower Curtain Tutorial is a great addition! Who hasn’t swooned over that Anthro version for ages now?! I wanted to make one for my daughter’s dollhouse (I guess the miniature version seemed more in my price range. Haha), and now I have step-by-step instructions to complete the task. Great! And also that Egg Nog Fudge sounds irresistible…if only this nasty cold would pass sooner than later so I can get onto my holiday baking schedule!

  21. Ange Moore says:

    Too many lovely inspiring projects – I want to make them all! Now I just need a tutorial about making some more time in my day to fit all this in!!

  22. Julia says:

    Eggnog fudge – sounds amazing!

  23. Latrilla says:

    Oh my goodness! I have not been on the blog for awhile. I am so overwhelmed by the many projects to make. I have been so consumed with school that I have not made the time to sew. I REALLY need to make the time for sanity’s sake.

  24. Angela says:

    that angel pop up card is amazing!

  25. Ashley says:

    The Big Bow and Catch and Release scarf are fantastic!

  26. Kelly says:

    wow – so many great ideas!

  27. Chasley says:

    Wow, I love all the ideas for Hipsters. Can’t really pick a favorite because they are all so cute!

  28. Kimberly says:

    The rose belt is great, and so simple!

  29. ~Helena~ says:

    Love the rose belt, cute. The pop up card looks fun too.

  30. Annabel says:

    I love the zippered laptop clutch! bellgirlsblog [at] gmail [dot] com

  31. nilly says:

    i would love to win the knit green book.

  32. AbberJabber says:

    Sooo many cute ideas!!!

  33. SaraD says:

    Love the scarves.

  34. Colette says:

    so much to love on this post!!!

  35. julie green says:

    whoa. i just found, like, seven ideas for my sister. THANKS!

  36. That is the greatest idea for a suit jacket clutch!

  37. elana says:

    i’m drooling over the catch and release scarf…might have to go get fabric this weekend!

  38. Ana says:

    Love the shower curtain, but I gess my hubby would’t like to have it in our bathroom :)
    Tge clutch is a must do!

  39. Genevieve says:

    This is awesome! I love the ideas!!!

    Genevieve

  40. Jen S says:

    Oh how pretty!
    Yet again so many darling projects. These books are great and a few are on my wish list.

  41. erin says:

    Love the scarves!

  42. Lots of good stuff here…especially the scarf and the rose belt!

  43. C. Michele says:

    Eggnog Fudge! Wowie!

  44. Great ideas! I love how there is so many opportunities for one to tuck in.

  45. Katherine says:

    The mod pillow is my favorite here.

  46. Jennifer says:

    Best one YET!

  47. Missie says:

    I love the shower curtain. So cute and bright.

  48. These are all AMAZING!!! The mosaic pillow is awesome and I love a good scrap buster!

  49. katevet says:

    Love the Catch and Release Scarf!

  50. Kris says:

    love the scarves!

  51. Laura J says:

    love the colors in that print!!!

  52. Tracy says:

    Wow! I love hipsters!

  53. Kim says:

    some really nice scarves!

  54. Debra says:

    Beautiful pillow!

  55. Jen C. says:

    love the mosaic pillow!

  56. Kathleen says:

    The scarf would make a great leader gift for the girls scout troops. Oh, the possibilities with the corsage tee…

  57. Chris Aiton says:

    so loving those scarves and the pillows!

  58. Cass says:

    Love the media pouches!

  59. Annwen says:

    Great ideas! Thank you for sharing :)

  60. Beth T says:

    The suitcoat clutch makes me wish I had one of my dad’s suit jackets. Very sweet.

  61. Alexus1325 says:

    OMNOMNOMNOM! Eggnog fudge! I wanna try making fudge, and that makes it even MORE worthwhile!

  62. JennE says:

    Groovy stuff for tweens

  63. Meghan says:

    So many great ideas! thanks a ton!

  64. Saskia says:

    Gotta make some media pouches!

  65. Laura W. says:

    Gorgeous laptop sleeve! Thanks for the wonderful ideas!

  66. gillian says:

    Stitch magazine looks like fun…and also I like today’s projects! The suit coat clutch is hot.

  67. Samantha says:

    Beautiful!

  68. Kristi says:

    Cute projects! Thanks!

  69. Betsy M says:

    Yum! Eggnog fudge – my hubby is going to LOVE this.

  70. QSOgirl says:

    Fabulous ideas!!! Wow, so many cool projects to do….

  71. Cinnamon says:

    Rose belt, eggnog fudge, the scarves…love

  72. SheilaC says:

    Love that floor pillow!

    SheilaC

  73. BreannaS says:

    So many great ideas it’s impossible to pick just one.

  74. I’m going to have to make that laptop pouch!

  75. jackie says:

    lots of great ideas!

  76. Deb Cameron says:

    Loving that corsage shirt, fab idea and so simple!

  77. denise says:

    Fun to Kelli featured. She photographed our son’s wedding…she’s amazing! I LOVE all your prizes with Stitch by Stitch being a favorite!

  78. Marcia W. says:

    I like the women’s corsage top.

  79. Holly says:

    I’ve been drooling over that laptop case for some time, but haven’t made it because I think I’d be disappointed with anything that wasn’t that grey and yellow color scheme.

  80. Cortney says:

    I love the scarf and the shower curtain!

  81. Linnet says:

    My favorite is Mod Mosaic Floor Pillow. My living room could use an update.

  82. So wonderful. I love the zippered laptop case. So many friends with laptops – now I know what i can make them :-) Thanks so much

  83. Kayla says:

    These are some great ideas…I may have to make a few for myself!;)

  84. Jennifer says:

    I’ve meant to make a laptop case for years now… and I love that rose belt. I think my sister would too!

  85. Jess says:

    Super cute! What great ideas you guys come up with :-)

  86. Would love to win the Stitch by Stitch book.

  87. Nicole in VT says:

    That shower curtain is awesome!!!

  88. Rebecca says:

    Love the clutch and the belt!

  89. Veronica G. says:

    I’m SO making the flower belt what an awesome idea!!!!!!

  90. Katiegirl says:

    I love that corsage shirt, and the scarf!!

  91. Claudia says:

    What a wonderful idea! Fabulous handmade gifts! And a giveaway as well…..I LOVE this!!!
    Kind regards from Germany sends
    Claudia

  92. Jennifer Cheek-Payan says:

    I love the scarf & the laptop sleeve projects! Thanks so much for the tutes & inspiration!

  93. The eggnog fudge sounds devine. I’m always left out on the fudge-y goodness since I don’t eat actual chocolate – the caffeine doesn’t agree with me – but this sounds right up my alley!

  94. Rachel says:

    Such great ideas. I love the zippered laptop sleeve. Will definitely be taking a closer look at that! Thanks!

  95. i like this stuff, does that make me a hipster?

  96. Karen says:

    I LOVE the catch and release scarf! I just wish I had more time to sew!

  97. Robyn says:

    Great ideas!

  98. Kate says:

    Fun project ideas, thanks for sharing! I like the media pouches and the tshirt and…

  99. Nichole says:

    Awesome gift ideas, but I especially love the scarves !

  100. Heidi Myers says:

    I am definitely going to make that laptop sleeave

  101. Wow! That Rose Belt is gorgeous! I want one for myself. Thank you for sharing.

  102. Jansie says:

    Excellent BIG BOW! Very awesome.

  103. MamaK says:

    Eggnog fudge? Oh my!

  104. Rochelle says:

    On my way to the fabric store this am to get some voile for that catch and release scarf!!

  105. Kristen says:

    I guess I am a hipster, because I love ALL of those tutorials!! Especially the shower curtain!

  106. Ing says:

    pretty scarf!

  107. Marie says:

    Love the ideas!

  108. Ida says:

    Love all of these gift ideas and the books would be so useful for me this Christmas!

  109. Love, love, LOVE the Catch and Release Scarf! I could think of about half a dozen girlfriends that would love one – oh yeah, me too!

  110. Amy Schroeder says:

    These are fun ideas. Thanks!

  111. Lina says:

    I think this is my favorite category yet! Probably because this is the one I fall into the most so I’m seeing lots of good ideas for myself here too.

  112. KT says:

    What fun projects! I might have to make some of these for me!

  113. Elizabeth says:

    Mmmmmmm…eggnog fudge sounds awesome!!!

  114. Southern Gal says:

    Eggnog fudge? Really? That’s amazing. Love the ideas.

  115. Shannon says:

    The Catch and Release Scarf is beautiful!

  116. Stitchybritt says:

    Oh that Knit Green book looks pretty damn good!

    Also, I have seen that shower curtain before – Anthropologie me thinks! This version would definitely be more cost effective.

  117. Eggnog fudge??!!! YUM YUM YUM!!!

  118. cate says:

    wow! the suit coat clutch is inspired!

  119. katia says:

    Love, love, love the belt!So easy to make too!

  120. Devon says:

    I love that rose belt! I am making one for me this Christmas!

  121. bruinbr says:

    I have had the Mod Mosaic Pillow on my to do list forever! Thanks for the push to get started!

  122. Mama24Monkeys says:

    Great floor pillow…I think I need a quilt to go with it!
    kbsteuber at yahoo dot com

  123. Rachel says:

    Wow, lots of great stuff. I’ll be making the catch and release scarf and the eggnog fudge. Yum!

  124. carrot cake says:

    The Mod Mosaic Floor Pillow is amazing! Truly a work of art.

  125. Jennifer DeVries says:

    Thanks for introducing me to so many cool new blogs, along with all the gift ideas!

  126. mummy_chelle says:

    Those media pouches are cute and i cna see them being popular stocking stuffers this year. How adorable is that shower curtain?!

  127. Katrina Hertzer says:

    love the shower curtain & glasses!

  128. kirstenmanning says:

    I love the scarves. I really love Stitch magazine, I’d love a subscription!!

  129. alisha says:

    Love the suit coat clutch. Definitely going to be looking for an appropriate coat to cut up at the thrift shops.

  130. Anna says:

    That crinkle scarf and the shower curtain? Great ideas!!

  131. Tracey says:

    Egg Nog fudge. I’ll take that!

  132. Jennifer says:

    love it. love it. love it!

  133. o0o0o! I am definitely going to make that EggNog fudge! Yum!

  134. Dianne McLean says:

    My nieces would love some of these hip projects.

  135. Freeda says:

    Wow!! Great tutorials.. The bow and the clutch are too good…

  136. Milica says:

    I love them all! I can knock out a big part of my gift list here!

  137. Tabitha says:

    So…guess I’m a hipster. I love everything up there! I am definitely going to make myself that cute laptop sleeve though. Mama needs a fun Christmas present too. ;)

  138. Bonnie says:

    OMGoodness! Such cute ideas! My brain is already on overload from all of the things I want to sew for gifts this year… I better get started!

  139. Jen says:

    That shower curtain is DARLING! Wow…! Let’s just say that if it were made by me it would probably STAY with me.

  140. Michelle says:

    I love the magazine Stitches!!! I am totally going to make the roll up jewerly case featured in the magazine that you have a pic posted of. I also love how they used Ikea fabric for the cover shot, I love all Ikea fabrics. I bought some a few months ago and still haven’t found the right project for it yet. I just like looking at it so much, hehehe.

  141. Julie says:

    I like the simple idea of the media case! Great idea for Christmas with my odd and end of fabrics that I love but don’t have a lot left of!

  142. stacy says:

    i think i have somebody on my list for every idea you posted!

  143. Melissa says:

    I want to win the Stitch magazine subscription! Pretty please!

  144. Molly DeFazio says:

    I love the suit clutch. I love almost any project that starts with my buying the material/fabric/context at a thrift store! Thanks for this great post!

  145. Sarah L. says:

    The clutch is fabulous. And the shirt so easy! Why would you ever go to a *store*?

  146. Kristy says:

    love the scarf!

  147. Rebecca says:

    LOVE the mosaic pillow!!

  148. Jeannette says:

    Loved that shirt tutorial!! (And feeling so ‘duh!’–can’t wait to try it)

  149. rebecca says:

    love the shower curtain.

  150. Brenda says:

    I have a friend that would love receiving the catch and release scarf. I will be checking it out.

  151. Megan says:

    I love that shirt!

  152. bess says:

    that shower curtain is fabulous!

  153. kate C. says:

    The clutch is very cool!
    And the laptop sleeve also!

  154. Jill says:

    So many fun things to make. I love the fudge idea too! Yummy!

  155. Jennifer says:

    I’m going to make the catch and release scarf!

  156. Rina says:

    I love the scarves!

  157. Judy says:

    Am so enjoying each day of Handmade Holidays!

  158. Julie says:

    i’ve been wanting stitch by stitch!

  159. eggnog fudge??!! My life just got better.

  160. Hannah says:

    I don’t know that I’d really consider myself a hipster (at all), but I want every single one of these things (I’ve even had that exact Gramercy Park print on my wist for months)! I’m bookmarking this whole page to start crafting for myself as soon as the holidays are over.

  161. kelli says:

    I must be super hip because I am so in love with ALL of these projects…I may have given myself away as not hip here with my comment, but I am definitely inspired now!

  162. Mary Margaret says:

    These are some of my favorite ideas so far! How do y’all do it? Thanks!

  163. Amy says:

    Loving the laptop sleeve.

  164. Beth says:

    This is my favorite “gifts for” so far. I love everything on this page… right down to the giveaways! Yea, giveaways! I think I’ll be working on these all year!

  165. Rachel says:

    Love the Mosaic floor pillow. It’s going on the list of things to make… for me.

  166. Emiko says:

    That eggnog fudge sounds delicious! So many great ideas – where to start first?

  167. Well now you’re just adding projects to the list of things I want for me… I’m supposed to be thinking of others.

  168. Adrienne says:

    The media pouch would make a great stocking stuffer for so many people!

  169. DL Harmon says:

    Hmmm, hoping for that 1 year subscription but would love any of them!

  170. Kristy says:

    I wish I were a hipster with a crafty friend. *sigh*

  171. elizabeth s. says:

    Eggnog fudge, yum.

  172. Deanna says:

    The pillow gets my “favorite” vote.

  173. Kathy says:

    Lots of amazing ideas.

  174. JennX says:

    I know some hipsters- really I do!

  175. Lucie says:

    The catch and release scarf is absolutely beautiful.

  176. Kristin says:

    Wow, that shower curtain is completely amazing!! It’s definitely going on my ever growing list of “to makes”

  177. Collette says:

    you ladies are genius. i’m so enjoying all you share and I love, love how your ‘make it, buy it, mix it, print it and win it’ on each post. clever! happy, happy here. i no longer have a laptop as mine was stolen but rest assured i will be making a cover for the next one i own rather than buying one. pardon my excitement but the sewing bug has bitten me and i’m like a kid in a lollie shop with all the possibilities.

  178. Kate Sequeira says:

    Interested in Stitch by Stitch for helpful information and Knitting Green. I think I would use them both!

  179. Lesa says:

    This is a great little list of fun tutorials! Thanks for the inspiration and of course the great prize list too! I’m loving the rose belt and had actually come across that tutorial just in time to grab the beautiful brown velvet remnant in the sale bin at Joanns with purpose! :-)

  180. Emory says:

    I love all of these tutorials! Thank you for the links.

  181. Mandy says:

    I am going to make that suit clutch!! Love love love

  182. Amy says:

    Great ideas!

  183. Tish says:

    Such great ideas!

  184. Emily S says:

    I’m so incredibly in love with that shower curtain. Need to make it now!

  185. Sandy says:

    Lots of great ideas today!

  186. Melissa B. says:

    Great ideas!

  187. Beth Mc says:

    Mmmm fudge… and Stitch magazine!

  188. Kelli says:

    Awesome floor pillow!

  189. jesse says:

    That catch and release scarf is too cool!

  190. Michelle H says:

    pretty shower curtain!

  191. dorothy says:

    I might have to make myself one of the catch and release scarves…

  192. kim says:

    nice ideas!!!

  193. Renae says:

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE the laptop sleeve!

  194. Rachel B says:

    I love that laptop sleeve and the sewing with scraps book . . . now if I can just start on my projects!

  195. Shauna says:

    I love the floor pillow, but it’s the subscription to Stitch that has me drooling!

  196. Leah says:

    those are some neat projects

  197. Jaclyn says:

    I love the suit coat clutch. Must dig through the closet…

  198. Kat says:

    And it just keeps on coming… Such great tutorials this year.

  199. Becky says:

    I like the scarf. Perfect for the girlfriend gift swap.

  200. Tracy L says:

    coat clutch = awesome!

  201. Ramona says:

    So many great things today. Don’t know what I like better.

  202. Acequiamadre says:

    More great ideas!

  203. Jennifer says:

    The belt is so cute!

  204. I love the floor pillow. It screams Oh Frannsonn!

  205. Ana says:

    I HAVE to try the eggnog fudge recipe!!! Yummy :)

  206. Ana says:

    I HAVE to try the eggnog fudge recipe!!!

  207. Tiffany says:

    I love the corsage tee. I am going to have to try that. Thank you for all the gift ideas. These have been great posts!!

  208. Em says:

    I have just today picked up a whole lot of old clothes from a friend who is moving, and can’t wait to recycle the fabric. I know there is a suit in there, so that clutch has gone to the top of the list! The rose belt is so simple yet stylish – love it!

  209. Heidi says:

    I love them all!!

  210. Hmmm – I just recently made a laptop sleeve now I want to make this one…..Love the pop up pages!!!

  211. karen says:

    Love the floor pillow, everything that Elizabeth makes is devine!

  212. Jennifer says:

    Oh, snap, says the hipster. I used the laptop sleeve toot and it’s great. Everything else, I must make or buy. Great job, again.

  213. Mel says:

    I love the Catch and Release Scarf!

  214. Annie says:

    as always, everything looks wonderful!

  215. Jaimie says:

    loving the lap top clutch

  216. Rachel says:

    I could get a lot of use out of “sewing bits and pieces” as I can never bring myself to throw any scraps away! Looks great!

  217. Tanis says:

    these projects are great!

  218. Cory says:

    I love it all!!

  219. Janet K says:

    Great projects! I LOVE the pop-up cards by Robert Sabuto.

  220. christine says:

    loving it all but the scarf and pillow are too good to pass up. i am adding them to make-it list. thanks

  221. Natacha says:

    Oooh, I don’t even know which one I prefer, everything is either beautiful or ingenious.

  222. LMarie says:

    Thanks for the catch and release tutorial!

  223. Paula says:

    My hubby would LOVE the bicycle beer glass. It’s going on the list as a present for him.

  224. Rachel Locke says:

    Love the laptop cover, and the catch and release scarf!! Also gonna have to make some eggnog fudge.\
    Thanks again for all the great ideas.

  225. carrie says:

    That rose belt is darling!

  226. Abbie says:

    I’m all about making accessories for gifts! Love these ideas!

  227. Lizzie F. says:

    I love that suit coat clutch and the eggnog fudge looks AMAZING! Once again Sewmamasew, you rock my socks.

  228. Cindy B. says:

    fun projects, thanks

  229. Lindsey G says:

    love the laptop sleeve!

  230. Courtney says:

    That eggnog fudge looks gooooooood!

  231. jennee says:

    Love all the projects!

  232. Angie says:

    A laptop sleeve is a great idea.

  233. Celeste says:

    That floor pillow is so great!

  234. Jennie says:

    Oh my goodness I loved all of these!

  235. Paula says:

    Great ideas, thanks!

  236. Elizabeth says:

    The suit coat clutch is super! Thanks!

  237. Paige says:

    I’m in love with the shower curtain!

  238. Steph W says:

    Ooooh – I want to make them all!

  239. Elizabeth says:

    The suit coat clutch is inspiring!!

  240. Madeline says:

    Wow so many wonderful ideas!

  241. Cat says:

    I am going to be making some of this!!!

  242. Alex says:

    I’m going to add a button and elastic to the easy media pouch – my phone is begging for one!

  243. Amy says:

    such great ideas! more to add to my to do list!

  244. McKenzie says:

    I’m loving all these ideas!! Thanks so much for making it easier!

  245. Naomi says:

    just saw scarves like that in a shop yesterday and wanted to make one!

  246. Carmen says:

    Oooh – eggnog fudge. I gotta try that!

  247. mama lusco says:

    Cool ideas!

  248. Erin says:

    This is the best collection yet!

  249. TakiJ says:

    The Eggnog Fudge is on my “to make” list.

  250. Stephanie says:

    I would love to be a person who wears scarves, but I always feel like I can’t pull it off. Maybe I should have more, like the one above, then I might do a better job at it!

  251. Kirsten says:

    Great ideas!

  252. Holly says:

    Pick me! Pretty pretty pretty please!!!

  253. jessieaucoin says:

    apparently i’ma hipster since i love nearly all of these ideas!

  254. Julee says:

    I love the ruffle shower curtain! Gotta try that. Thanks for the all the great ideas.

  255. Katie wilson says:

    Love the ideas!!!!!!

  256. Steph G. says:

    Love these projects!

  257. Monica says:

    I love the suit coat clutch and the catch and release scarf. So cute!

  258. Katy says:

    Absolutely LOVE that scarf! Can’t wait to try that out for my teacher friends here at work!

  259. jeni says:

    That shower curtain is beautiful!! Too bad I don’t have a place to put it…:(

  260. Mel P says:

    *love* that rose belt – especially with all the long sweaters and tunics people are wearing now. And I also love all the book giveaways today, if only I could be so lucky as to win one!

  261. VickiT says:

    Wow. What great tutes again. That eggnog fudge looks amazing. Thank you for that one. And what great prizes. I’d love win any of those things. In fact, it would be hard to choose if I were given a choice of them all. Thank you for the opportunity to win any of those amazing prizes.

  262. Love the print so much. And I’m eager to try sewing the catch and release scarf.

  263. Stacy S. says:

    Love both the scarves, you can never have too many!

  264. Blossom says:

    Really cute stuff, especially the pillow!

  265. Chantal says:

    The suit coat clutch is my favorite. Hands down. Adorable.

  266. Christy A. says:

    I’m thinking those shower curtains would look just as good on the windows of my guest room…

  267. Michaela says:

    Wow- these are awesome ideas! Makes me wish I was a little bit hip…

  268. JDMcC says:

    GREAT tutorials! Bring on the cold weather, I’m locking myself in my sewing room! ;)

  269. Katie S says:

    Eggnog fudge AND a marvelous floor pillow? I’m in.

  270. Judy says:

    Love the laptop sleeve and mosiac pillow. Definitely have to try these projects. I’m so glad I found your website!

  271. Keri says:

    Such great ideas!

  272. Any of the books would be amazing!

  273. Carly says:

    great projects!

  274. Jennifer says:

    those bicycle glasses are too cute!

  275. Nicole Balazs says:

    sweet floor pillow!

  276. lindsay says:

    I love making fudge, and I can’t wait to try the eggnog fudge!

  277. Jessica says:

    love that clutch! Might need to snag a blazer at Goodwill’s 1/2 price day!

  278. Shawna says:

    The laptop clutch looks great.

  279. Kimberly says:

    Awesome. I look forward to seeing what you guys put up each day.

  280. kathyh says:

    I don’t normally consider myself a hip-ster, more eclectic.
    These ideas rock.

  281. Carrie says:

    I love the rose belt. It’s definitely needed in my winter wardrobe.

  282. Margaret says:

    LOVE the catch and release scarf…my daughter wears scarves almost every day and will love this!

  283. Beth says:

    So many amazing ideas, where do I begin. I love this group of ideas!!! Thanks for sharing.

  284. Shannon says:

    So many great ideas! Not sure where to start…:)

  285. desiree says:

    I love that adorable belt!

  286. Ladies! You have outdone yourselves-how is that possible?
    This is my favorite thing you have ever-ever done, and that
    is saying A LOT!
    I am soooo happy and can’t wait to get started!

    THANK YOU!

    ;)Elaine

  287. Tanya says:

    That shower curtain is amazing!

  288. rusty taylor says:

    I want to make everything! Thank you so much.I think those who provide those tutorials are so generous!

  289. Jen says:

    I need more hours in the day to make these cool things for gifts and for myself!

  290. Crystal says:

    I want to make the laptop sleeve for me! Thanks for sharing more treats!

  291. Java Jane says:

    Loved the tutorial for the catch and release scarf. The use of the elastic in the bobbin is darn clever!

  292. Amy says:

    Excellent projects! Plus, I’d love a subscription to Stitch magazine… it’s my favorite!!

  293. alcheme says:

    Great ideas, again!

  294. Morgan says:

    I’ve already read the tutes for the rose belt & the corsage shirt and started mentally going through my stash…

  295. Lisa E says:

    What a great collection!

  296. Amanda says:

    Very pretty scarves! And that shower curtain!

  297. LisaMarie says:

    Bits and Pieces! I’ve got so many bits and pieces of fabric – bins and bins of it. I can’t make myself get rid of them and I’m running out of ideas for making something with them. I love the suit coat pocketbook.

  298. Hannah says:

    Love the corsage shirt!

  299. Judi B says:

    I’m definitely going to be using the scarf ideas for myself and as gifts!

  300. Leah says:

    Love the laptop cover especially!

  301. Lauren says:

    I love the suit coat clutch! That is such a neat idea for finding a new use for an item that may be sitting in some of our husbands’ or fathers’ closets. Thanks for the ideas!

  302. Judy R says:

    Wow, I love every project you have today. Also, I bought the bicycle glasses for my brother last Christmas and they are a great purchase.

  303. Melissa says:

    Love the shower curtain! Thanks for the awesome book giveaways :)

  304. amber says:

    the floor pillow is the perfect way to use all my scraps from all my holiday present sewing that i am doing.

  305. Clumsy Knitter says:

    Great ideas–thanks!!!

  306. laura says:

    Ooooh! The laptop sleeve is now on my todo list :)

  307. Nancy says:

    Oh, my! That smoulding hues shower curtain would be a wonderful present – for me! And eggnog fudge. The thought of that combination is making me drool.

  308. megan says:

    Love the shower curtain! Am going to dig through my remnant box immediately!

  309. sofie says:

    I am IN LOVE with the shower curtain! Fingers crossed for the Stitch subscription. I love that magazine!

  310. Christine says:

    I love the floor pillow. I really am excited about a book that could give me ideas of things to do with all these scraps I have piling up!

  311. Sonja says:

    Love,Love,Love the shower curtain and the crinkled scarf! Cute ideas once again!

  312. Angela says:

    Great ideas! Thanks!

  313. Cindi C says:

    Another day with some terrific ideas! Thanks so much!

  314. Natalie says:

    LOVE today’s tutorials. Only problem is- I wasn’t thinking of gifts- I was thinking of myself!

  315. Andrea P. says:

    The catch and release scarf is gorgeous!

  316. Consuelo says:

    I really loved the ideas you posted, especially the rose belt. Thanks for the great resource.

  317. Muireann says:

    Just the inspiration I needed, thanks! And a prize would help too of course :)

  318. Heather says:

    Thanks for a compilation of good ideas for making and gift giving!

  319. Larissa says:

    The book giveaway looks great!

  320. T says:

    That fudge looks great!

  321. Amanda says:

    so many cool tutorials

  322. Cami says:

    Those are all adorable. I love the suit clutch! How perfect for holiday prep.

  323. Erin says:

    oooh – i bookmarked the fudge!! Love these books, too!

  324. DebbieKL says:

    The Mod Mosaic Floor Pillow is great! The curtain threw me – I thought it was a skirt. :)

  325. lanny says:

    This is exactly the inspiration I need for a present for my hipster sister. Thanks!

  326. stacey says:

    somany great ideas! my list just grew a lot longer!

  327. Jamie says:

    I like those easy media pouches. Cute.

  328. Melissa M says:

    Stitch by Stitch looks fun!

  329. Amber says:

    That’s ana amazing round-up of prizes. I’ll keep my fingers crossed that I’m one of the lucky ones.

  330. Lorrie Orr says:

    Love those scarves – especially the catch and release one.

  331. Katie says:

    I am SO making that suit-coat clutch. It’s way cool – finally have a use for those old suits I bought awhile back :). And that belt is so sweet!

  332. Christy says:

    love the scarf, love the shower curtain, need the subscription to Stitch!!!

  333. Louise says:

    That fudge sounds delicious!

  334. Sarah says:

    I want to make everything…wish I had all the time and materials!! Great ideas!

  335. Jocelyn says:

    I could really use that stitch by stitch book!

  336. marilyn podoll says:

    Do you think my husband will notice a sleeve missing from the suit he hasn’t worn in 30 years??? I am making that clutch

  337. Rita says:

    I love the suit coat clutch.

  338. Malia says:

    Does wanting all these gifts make me a hipster?

  339. Laura says:

    These are great projects!

  340. Jen says:

    That rose belt is calling my name!

  341. Morgan says:

    I think my favorite is the catch and release scarf…looks quite fabulous and I think even I could finish it!

  342. Mary Anne Fl. says:

    Love them all!

  343. I love stitch magazine – and its so hard to get where I live.

  344. Debra says:

    Wow…loving the coat clutch. So cute.

  345. Anya says:

    Great ideas! Thanks!

  346. TeriP says:

    That floor pillow really grabbed my attention.

  347. Candice Hope says:

    I have quite the line-up of handmade gifts to start. These are some great ideas too!

  348. Angela says:

    Love it all! Love the books and especially the magazine!

  349. Stacy says:

    I love the floor pillow.

  350. Courtney says:

    Love the laptop case and easy media cases!

  351. Erica says:

    This is a great batch of tutorials. Lots of fun and useful stuff. Thanks for the ideas!

  352. Marlana says:

    I want one of the catch and release scarves so bad. I could even use my handwoven fabric to make one!

  353. Melissa M. says:

    These are great and unique gift ideas! I want that laptop case for myself… and the year’s subscription to Stitch!

  354. Tricia says:

    I love the gathered scarf! I’m going to go make one right now!

  355. I love that shower curtain, and I have niece just so hip, that some of this has to be done for her, I’m thinking…

  356. Staci says:

    That shower curtain is the best thing I ever saw! Also quite intrigued with the fudge. . .

  357. Stephanie S says:

    So many great ideas today!!

  358. Cindy says:

    Great ideas, love the media pouches and shower curtain!

  359. Shalet says:

    Yay! Love it!

  360. Margaret says:

    I love all of these projects–I guess that makes me a hipster. ;-)

  361. Tabitha says:

    I love everything today. For myself too!

  362. Louby Lou says:

    MMmmmmmmmMmmmmm Eggnog fudge!! Yummy!!

  363. Tiffany says:

    That Catch and Release Scarf is so pretty, love the color.

  364. stephanie says:

    love the big bow … i need to make a pencil skirt so i can put the bow on it!

  365. Molly says:

    Love these tutorials – definitely want to make a mod pillow!

  366. Jennifer says:

    Think I’m going to go start on some media pouches. These ideas are perfect for my sis!

  367. Corrie says:

    I want to make all of these… for MYSELF! :)

  368. Shirley Clark says:

    I love the media pouches. I need one of those for myself. The books all look fantastic. I’ve really enjoyed seeing all of these ideas for Christmas and/or all year round.

  369. Andrew J says:

    I think I need to make some of those media pouches.

  370. Maya says:

    I think the Catch and Release Scarf is a great idea.

  371. Sherri S. says:

    Love these…the scarves are both gorgeous! Thanks

  372. Robin E. says:

    Great stuff today too!!! Enough to keep me sewing and crafting all next year.

  373. Alicia says:

    I love the suit coat purse! What a great use of an old item and super cute!

  374. Anita says:

    I love the print from NYC.

  375. Sonja says:

    Wonderful ideas! Thank you!

  376. Laura Reich says:

    I’ve made that scarf before. So fun and beautiful and SO easy to do.

  377. Jessica C says:

    I love every single one of these tutorials!

  378. Beth says:

    Fun projects! Love the pop up cards!

  379. susan mzf says:

    eggnog fudge, oh you’re killing me! yum!!!!

  380. Jessica says:

    I love the scraps pillow and that giant bow clutch. Very cute!

    justenoughstyle.blogspot.com

  381. Gina F says:

    Hipsters! I love the Smoldering Hues Shower Curtain–very fun!

  382. Lisa says:

    Very cute media pouches! My daughter would love those for her ever-expanding world of gadgets for herself and I know she’d have fun sewing these for her friends.

  383. rebecca says:

    I love that scarf… that would be perfect for my sister, and made out of Anna Maria Horner’s new voile prints… yep.

  384. Kate says:

    The eggnog fudge sounds good. Definitely on my baking list.

  385. Vanessa says:

    So many great ideas! I specially love the rose belt!

  386. Lauren says:

    Love these ideas!

  387. Liz says:

    The scarf and clutch are lovely!

  388. Lynn says:

    Love that scarf, good directions. thanks. Glad to see Disney too. I only discovered her just before she ended her blog.

  389. Melanie says:

    I have bookmarked all of these tutorials – so many great ideas! My to-make list is getting longer and longer every day. And I’ll definitely be making some eggnog fudge for my husband. Thanks!

  390. Lisa says:

    I love the laptop sleeve. I think it would be a great present for my college aged daughter.

  391. Holly U says:

    Love the ideas for recycling!

  392. jessica says:

    Love the suit clutch!

  393. Mel says:

    Wow – beautiful things today – thanks again!

  394. Beth Ellen says:

    I love the rose belt!

  395. Rosemamie says:

    Yay for the floor pillow pattern! My boys have been begging for those but I have been too stingy to buy them ;) Keep the great ideas coming!

  396. Kristin H says:

    I can’t wait to try the fudge, I love eggnog!

  397. Ana says:

    A one-year subscription to Stitch would be SA-WEET!!!!

  398. Jen says:

    Today’s list is just packed full of things I’d love to make, starting with that eggnog fudge! Thanks!

  399. Janelle says:

    My to do list keeps growing and growing!! Cute ideas, can’t wait to try some of them! :)

  400. Kimberly says:

    i love the media pouch. I hope I win Stitch by Stitch, that book is just what I need!

  401. Kimberly says:

    The zippered laptop sleeve is beautiful with that gathered center.

  402. Trillian says:

    I love the laptop sleeve! Apparently I have a new found love of ruching.

  403. Serena says:

    Wow, that laptop sleeve is gorgeous! And the ruffled shower curtain is amazing and a one-time project. ;)

  404. Ellen says:

    What a great line-up of funky gifts! I need to add some dash to my wardrobe and several of these are just the thing.

  405. Caryn says:

    Oh awesome! Would love to have the Stitch by Stitch book or the subscription to Stitch magazine. Can’t wait to start on some of these projects either. Thanks!

  406. yay for another great list of tutorials!

  407. Alex says:

    LOVE the catch and release scarf! this will make a great gift for my sisters! maybe i’ll even have time to make one for myself!

  408. Holly Walsh says:

    I must be a hipster – I love all those ideas! I’m making the rose belt and Catch & Release scarf for sure. Love the bicycle glasses too…

  409. Seanna Lea says:

    I loved the corsage shirt tutorial, but what really got to me was the eggnog fudge. I lost my recipe that I used ages ago, so I will have to check it out.

    And maybe I will make cranberry fudge to go with it!

  410. JJ says:

    Must try that eggnog fudge!

  411. Erika says:

    Great Simple Ideas!

  412. Sarah AJ says:

    I know *exactly* who I’m going to buy those bike pint glasses for. Awesome!

  413. Deidre says:

    More great ideas – thanks! A one year subscription to Stitch! Fingers crossed!

  414. Violet says:

    Great ideas! More, please!!! ;o)

  415. Cindy says:

    I’m going to make the fudge, YUM

  416. Becky says:

    The shower curtain is totally cute, although I can’t help but think that it would collect dust…

  417. Krystina says:

    This is so great! So many inspired projects for so many women in my life… I didn’t know they were hipsters!

  418. MelissaB says:

    I seriously can’t pick, I love everything you’ve shown today!

  419. Tierney Barden says:

    Wow! Another jam-packed day of goodies! The zippered laptop sleeve & the easy media pouches have shown up in perfect timing for my gift-making list. Thanks!

  420. Brooke says:

    Great tutorials today!

  421. Heidi Anderson says:

    Wow, I love all of these projects. I don’t know where to start! The tutorials you post are so easy to follow, even for a novice sewing like me. Thanks for the inspiration!

  422. i would love a subscription to stitch magazine!

  423. GM says:

    That eggnog fudge looks delicious!

  424. sook hyun says:

    this is my favorite gift guide post by far.. i love all the scarves!

  425. Lynda says:

    Oh my, this is the best list yet!

  426. Katie says:

    The suit coat clutch is absolutely darling!

  427. Christine says:

    I adore the shower curtain. Yep, my list are growing, too.

  428. Amy says:

    Lots of cute projects today! My list of things to make is growing! Yeah!

  429. Vale says:

    I’ve been wanting to make a laptop sleeve for a while, thanks for the tutorial!

  430. Heather says:

    Love the scarf! Cannot wait to make it for my sister.

  431. Mary says:

    Oh how I think it’s all so yummy!!

  432. jkeall says:

    Love the suit coat clutch! May have to make that one for myself!

  433. craftytammie says:

    love that shower curtain!! so chic!

  434. Nicole says:

    I’m loving the suit coat clutch!

  435. Leanna says:

    all of these are just too perfect! thanks!

  436. Ms. Fine says:

    I love the mod pillow. How did I miss this? I’d love a chance to win.

  437. Amy says:

    Wow! That laptop sleeve is fantastic.

  438. RedHen says:

    Oh! Must make the floor pillow and eggnog fudge! Thanks for sharing!

  439. I would love to win the subscription to stitch magazine! :)

  440. SewLindaAnn says:

    If I print off any more great recipes and pattern ideas I’m going to need additional bookcases! Thanks for all the great stuff.

  441. Danielle says:

    more great projects – thanks.

  442. Jennifer N says:

    I love the Handmade Holidays posts every day. Such fun and creative ideas. Thank you.

  443. Nikki Rainey says:

    What great gifts for my teenage nieces.

  444. Cherie says:

    What great ideas to jazz up a scarf. Creative.

  445. Idalia says:

    thanks for all the great ideas! you guys rock!!

  446. Lauranie says:

    I got TONS of off cuts from a St. Jude grab bag…Catch and Release scarves for EVERYONE!! :)

  447. Megan says:

    That eggnog fudge looks delicious! Now which scarf to make? Thank you!

  448. trina says:

    Fantastic ideas!

  449. Amber says:

    I like the shower curtain, very frilly & fun.

  450. Amy H says:

    Love love love! I will be coming back to this post repeatedly, for myself!

  451. Cherri says:

    LOVE the scarves!

  452. Jenn Lee says:

    I love the clutch! And the fudge!

  453. Mandy K Court says:

    SEW much fun!

  454. sara says:

    gah, the eggnog fudge…

  455. Barbara says:

    Oh, the bits and pieces book would be a winner; I HATE to throw away perfectly usable scraps!

  456. Shannon H says:

    I would love to make scarf for my sister and me! Thank you again for the wonderful giveaways and wonderful post!!

  457. Leigh Anne says:

    So many cute tutorials….my to do list grows!

  458. Gina.S says:

    Suit coat clutch, hadn’t thought of that one, great idea! :)

  459. Kathy says:

    I adore the fabric used to make the zippered laptop sleeve… just beautiful.

  460. Carmen says:

    Oooh, love these! I may have to try making the shower curtain!

  461. Andrea Ryan says:

    Cute cute stuff

  462. Katie says:

    What great ideas for the friend who has everything!

  463. jeanne reynen says:

    Oh boy–projects just for me! Thanks!

  464. linda says:

    Your gift ideas keep getting better and better each day. I love the scarf in today’s installment. Thanks for the giveaway.

  465. charmaine says:

    The scarf and the belt are perfect for my pre-teen who is certainly budding into a hipster! thank you thank you thank you

  466. Barbara says:

    I realy want to try making that catch and release scarf…and I might just keep it for myself!

  467. anna dorothy says:

    love that floor pillow and the laptop sleeve!

  468. Rebecca says:

    Great gifts and great tutorials. I was looking for a carrier for my phone and the media pouch looks like a winner!

  469. Julie says:

    I’m a hipster!

  470. Cari says:

    Love the scarves! I think I have a couple of people on my list that would like them.

  471. Sarah-E says:

    What a fun shower curtain!

  472. Joke says:

    I want that shower curtain! That is just soooo much fun, I would be happy to wake up every morning and run to the bathroom then :)

  473. Cameron H says:

    Cute projects! I love the coat-sleeve clutch. Adorable!

  474. SofiAlgarvia says:

    The zippered laptop sleeve is a must! I must sew one!

  475. Ooooo im going to have to try that belt!

  476. Michele says:

    So fabulous! I also want to make everything that is here on this post – especially the shirt!

  477. Heather L says:

    Wow…that catch and release scarf is beautiful!

  478. Megan P. says:

    I love this post!

  479. Katie B says:

    I love that corsage shirt!! I might have to make one for myself…

  480. Sharon T. says:

    Love the scarves!

  481. Sandra says:

    Robert Sabuda’s pop-up cards are amazing! The instructions are so clear that even I (paper craft challenged that I am) think I can make some of these. Okay, I have to go look at some of the sewing projects. Thanks!

  482. Clara says:

    I love the corsage shirt. I will have to try making it.

  483. Gill says:

    Wow – I love the shower curtain!
    Gill

  484. Sue says:

    More great ideas, books and mags.

  485. elsa says:

    love the zippered laptop sleeve and everything else too! and all the books look great too!

  486. Trisha says:

    These all look great, and I’d love to win the book!

  487. Kelly Irene says:

    I am loving the rose belt…that may need to be a gift for me!

  488. Erin P. says:

    That eggnog fudge looks AMAZING.

  489. Whitney says:

    I love this post! Sometimes I feel the projects on here are just not for me, but not today! I love these ideas and can’t wait to try them out, both for me and some great christmas gifts from friends!

    thanks!

  490. katie says:

    Wow, this is a great line-up! I think I would make everything listed here! Thanks for the great links!

  491. And the awesomeness just keeps going! Loved everything on this list…Never considered myself a “hipster,” but I’m okay with that title. :P

  492. Erin says:

    I love all of these ideas!! Does that mean I’m hip?!?! =-)

  493. Sonicka says:

    These are all fantastic! I see gifts for me!

  494. RaeLyn says:

    Today’s projects not only look fun to add flair, they also look EASY and QUICK! My kind of Christmas gifts, especially with time on a limit. Thanks!

  495. DEBBI says:

    i love the belt and the gadget cases!!

  496. Vikki says:

    Thanks for a great month of wonderful projects.

  497. jenn says:

    I have been looking forward to these gift posts every day! So exciting! Thank you thank you thank you.

  498. Christina says:

    Well, it’s official…. this has been my favorite list of tutorials so far!

  499. bfree says:

    Great Stuff!

  500. Kim Mears says:

    Love the laptop sleeve and the media pouches. Very useful!

  501. Melissa says:

    Great ideas!!!

  502. Anna says:

    Oo! The rose belt and the suit coat clutch are my favs!

  503. Jessica says:

    These are great, even for the non-hipster! Love that suit coat clutch!

  504. Jen says:

    I LOVE that mosaic floor pillow!

  505. All of today’s prizes rule! (Do kids still say that these days? Am I showing my age?) Media pouch has been added to my to do list as well. Love the “hipster” theme today!

  506. Julia says:

    Oh the joy in seeing all these great projects!! That shower curtain is FABULOUS!!

  507. Leesa says:

    Looks like some more great gift ideas. Eggnog fudge mmmmmmm. I have been eyeing that Knitting Green book for a while now.

  508. Debbie says:

    I want to make them all!! Now just have to find the time. . . Thanks for another bunch of great tutorials!

  509. perfect ideas! love every last one of them!

  510. Heather S says:

    Ok. Who on my list can make a few of these things for me this Christmas. Thanks for sharing the pop-up cards.

  511. Tricia says:

    I Really love those scarves.

  512. HP says:

    Thank you! Now this middle-aged non-hipster knows what to make for her neices!

  513. Lixa says:

    I really like the floor pillow!

  514. Sara K. says:

    I love all of those ideas… man I sure would love to have the subscription to Stitch Magazine… hope I win it!!

  515. MJ says:

    Thank you for the Bicycle glasses idea – those would be perfect for my BIL!!!!!

  516. Carmen says:

    A day devoted to hipsters — I love it! (Is it bad that all these projects really appeal to me?!) Thanks!

  517. Christina says:

    When is Matte Stephens finally going to design fabrics??!!

  518. Tiffany says:

    I must be a hipster, because I love all of these things!

  519. Liz says:

    The rose belt looks so cute yet simple to make. I also love the suit coat clutch.

  520. Laurie Anne says:

    That shower curtain is dynamite! and the rose belt is pretty…and those bicycle glasses would be perfect for my hubby….Thank you!

  521. Shira says:

    I loved the pouch :)

  522. kelly jo says:

    Super cute ideas for the college kids on my list!

  523. I am not a hipster but some of those I would love!

  524. sarahjane says:

    I love the floor pillow!

  525. Gina says:

    These are such lovely ideas! I want to start them all !

  526. Susanne says:

    I really love that Gramercy Park print — maybe I’ll have to treat myself!

  527. Donna B. says:

    Wow, those are awesome. The men’s wear clutch would have to be my favorite for sure.

  528. Cath says:

    wow ! I do love the bicycle glass ! And I’m definitely making the easy media pouches !! Thanks for this !

  529. jill blackburn says:

    My mom will love the rose belt!

  530. Mandy says:

    Oh man, I wish I was a scarf person! Those scarves are amazing!

  531. April says:

    I love all the clutches on this list! Great job!

  532. Ilove these!! Especially the rose belt. I’ll myself one!

  533. Deidra says:

    Oh, I would love to win a 1-yr subscription to Stitch magazine. Keep the great ideas coming.

  534. Erin says:

    I’ve made some scarves similar to the catch and release scarf, and they are super easy and fun to make!!

  535. tiffany says:

    Great group title! :)

  536. monica says:

    Love it! I hope to make the laptop pouch one of these days.

  537. Chrissy says:

    Oh, I so long to be hip. Maybe if I make some of these and give them out as presents my old friends from the east coast will think the influence of the west coast has finally accomplished that dream. :)

  538. Rebecca says:

    Oh, I want to make everything shown today… for myself!

  539. Woodbines says:

    I can’t wait to try the eggnog fudge!

  540. Marianne says:

    That laptop sleeve would make a great gift for someone I know! Thanks for all the great ideas!

  541. Anya says:

    The floor pillow is so fun!

  542. Andrea says:

    That clutch is very clever looking!

  543. Bradie says:

    What great projects! I am sad that I have not found this remarkable blog until this year! Thank you for all of the fabulous ideas.

  544. So much inspiration to be found in those pages…wow!

  545. Christy says:

    I am liking all the different clutch/bag/media ideas that you are sharing this year!

  546. Tong says:

    love the corsage shirt and the big bow on the clutch, very cute!

  547. Melissa says:

    Still loving the Knit Green book!

  548. Kati says:

    We make something similar to the media pouches, but I will be checking this one out too.

  549. Cayce says:

    love those scarves!

  550. Ellu says:

    Yes, you truly inspire me, as I would like to wes every single project you present today!

  551. Sophia Patterson says:

    I have put “Sewing Bits and Pieces” on my Christmas list. This book looks like fun! The easy media pouch looks like it could easily be adapted for the electronic readers that are so popular now.

  552. erikam says:

    These are all such cool ideas. I’m going to have to narrow down my list of things to do…

  553. Mandi says:

    I love both scarves and I’ve been looking for some fun scarves to make.

  554. Rachel says:

    Love all the ideas today!!

  555. BrendaDe says:

    great ideas! Thanks.

  556. Dani says:

    I LOVE the zippered laptop sleeve! And the coat clutch . . . . next time I find a really cheap coat, I’ll have to get it and make a clutch! Great idea! Any ideas of what to do with the rest of the coat?

  557. D'Lane says:

    I don’t know if I am a hipster, but I love that catch and release scarf!

  558. corinna says:

    WOW, I like the clutch made out of the mens jacket! WHat a great idea, I am going thrifting today!

  559. Trisha says:

    Love the corsage shirt and the rose belt, especially, but there are a bunch of projects here that would be great!

  560. Suzanne says:

    That suit coat clutch is perfect!

  561. Morgan says:

    Corsage shirt, mod pillow, suit coat clutch, yeah, some great stuff. Thanks!

  562. Sarah says:

    These are some very fun projects! I want to make some for myself!

  563. Kayci N. says:

    These will make great gifts for my sisters!

  564. Sara says:

    Love the rose belt and ruffle shirt;) The eggnog soap—yum!

  565. Wendy D. P. says:

    Beautiful scarves… thanks for all the wonderful ideas!

  566. rubygirl says:

    I’ve always thought those jcrew corsage shirts would be super easy to make! I can’t wait to make one!

  567. Bailey says:

    I know alot of people who would love the bike glasses!

  568. L says:

    I could definitely use some ideas of what to do with my fabric scraps!

  569. Kati says:

    I cannot even pick a favorite among these projects – they are all adorable!

  570. Chrissyb says:

    I love the catch and release scarf. That may be what all the girls get this year for Christmas. Keep those ideas coming!!! Thanks.

  571. Terri says:

    So much to choose to make!!! I love it all!!! I would love any of these!!! : )

  572. mamabird says:

    Interested in using all my scraps to actually make something!

  573. Kristin says:

    Fun stuff!

  574. Debbie says:

    I think these projects are great. The clutch from the suit sleeve it very clever.

  575. Lynne says:

    I love all of today’s projects! Fabulous! Thanks!

  576. Liz Taylor says:

    I know quite a few hipsters that would love these, including myself!

  577. Kelsey D says:

    I love the corsage shirt! super cute!

  578. Shawna says:

    I love every one! This is exactly what I’ve been looking for to make for presents, thank you!

  579. Susan C. says:

    I think this is my favorite list so far!

  580. Cecile says:

    Thank you for those great ideas. The laptop sleeve looks a lot like the gathered clutch from Noodlehead, they would do well together !
    Cecile

  581. Sara P. says:

    Yes, yes, and yes. Love them all!

  582. Terriaw says:

    great projects today! I want a few of these for myself, so I better get busy with my to-do list. I definitely need that ipod pouch to keep my earphones from getting tangled in my purse. LOVE that Gramercy Park print too!

  583. Sarah says:

    Thanks, for the shower curtain link. I’ve been hoping to make this for my bathroom soon!

  584. Tez says:

    I would LOVE to get the book of stitching with scraps. I love using up scraps and I have so much adhd when it comes to big projects that I get 90% finished and walk away for 2 weeks! AWK! Small projects are my saviour.

  585. Love the catch and release scarf. I bought a spool of elastic thread awhile back but haven’t had a chance to try it yet–looks like the perfect project!

  586. Tammy says:

    I love the scarves!

  587. Rachael says:

    Those bicycle glasses are great. Thanks!

  588. Kim says:

    That eggnog fudge looks so good! Thanks for another great list of ideas and a chance to win!!!

  589. Charlotte says:

    Another giveaway? Wow, you are amazing, thank you so much!

  590. Cricket says:

    Wow, this is my favorite day so far. (I never would have guessed I am a hipster!)I love the suit coat clutch, and I had completely forgotten about Elizabeth’s floor pillow. I think I need a better queue system!

  591. Laura says:

    These are all great, I’m going to make the rose belt and the corsage shirt!

  592. Holly says:

    That shower curtain is a hoot!

  593. LeeAnn says:

    I really love this Nov series you are doing! You really helped take the stress out of a DIY Christmas for me!

  594. Meeta says:

    Such hip ideas. I am having a hard time deciding which I want to make first. Thanks.

  595. virginia says:

    What great ideas to recycle some things.

  596. Karen Compton says:

    And the ideas just keep on coming. Thanks!

  597. Cherie says:

    I love Robert Sabuda and Sandi Henderson!

  598. Kristen says:

    Can’t wait to try that Eggnog Fudge recipe!

  599. Abbington says:

    I love this eclectic collection of tutes!

  600. Francoise says:

    Love the suit coat clutch!

  601. Patricia says:

    I’m so in love with those media pouches. I think I’m gonna make some of them for Xmas’s gifts.

    Thank you!

  602. Mary Lou says:

    I just got a new laptop. Maybe I need a new laptop sleeve to put it in. HMMM.

  603. rebecca says:

    Love the laptop sleeve.

  604. Michelle says:

    Oh, these are just great!

  605. Lally says:

    loving this series. (and the potential to win gifts). xo.

  606. Jenny says:

    Great ideas!

  607. Elizabeth says:

    Wow, this roundup might be the best yet! Catch and release scarf, here I come!

  608. Colleen says:

    A year to Stitch magazine! Woo -hoo – lots of other great stuff to! thanks for the chance to win!

  609. britt says:

    those projects all look super cool.

  610. Bonnie says:

    I have just the gauze to make the “Catch & Release” scarf!

  611. Greeblygreebly says:

    Well now you’ve broken my heart- I thought Gramercy Park was a fabric print. Can someone make that happen? Please, please, please?

  612. Deanne says:

    Interesting ideas today – I think they just made me feel old.

  613. Lynn says:

    What a great selection of ideas! Thanks!

  614. Greeblygreebly says:

    That floor pillow is definitely going on my to do list. And I guess a men’s sports coat will be going on my thrift store shopping list- how cute is that clutch? Is it wrong that I want to wear that shower curtain as a skirt?

  615. linda says:

    oo, the mod mosaic floor pillow looks fabulous! thanks for all the great ideas and links…

  616. Llamabean says:

    Love the suit coat clutch and my sister will love the rose belt!
    That Eggnog fudge looks lovely.

  617. Eleanor says:

    Great gorgeous ideas. Thank you!

  618. brittany says:

    ohh! that ruffled scarf would be perfect for several people on my list this year!

  619. Jomie says:

    Great ideas today!

  620. Taryn says:

    LOVE the knit flower shirt. And the shower curtain. And the gadget holder. And the books…

  621. Katie says:

    Those media pouches are such a great idea!

  622. Mary says:

    I love that mod pillow. It definitely makes me want to experiment with the improvisational piecing, which I’ve always been a little scared of.

  623. Tanya says:

    Stitch by stitch would be the ultimate book to help with my self-taught sewing lessons! X

  624. Shannon F. says:

    GREAT ideas!

  625. Olivia K says:

    Such fun things for my sister! She is such a hipster.

  626. Emily says:

    Great ideas!

  627. Julia says:

    What a fabulous shower curtain!

  628. Summer says:

    Such cute projects today!! I love the scarves and belt and pillow and…everything! And eggnog fudge–I’m intrigued!

  629. kate c. says:

    I don’t consider myself to be a hipster, but I dig every single item pictured! Alas, the making will have to wait until I’m done with gifts for everyone else. However, the upside of that is Christmas money for crafty goodness!

  630. patricia says:

    I am going to make the catch and release scarf for myself! Merry Christmas to me.

  631. beverly says:

    Great ideas! I love the scarves!

  632. Karen says:

    Gramercy Park NYC Print from Matte Stephens makes me happy. Beautiful!! <3

  633. Elizabeth says:

    looks like you guys had fun with this collection. I pretty much love it all!

  634. Renate says:

    As always great stuff! You guys are awesome.

  635. Delilah says:

    I would LOVE the magazine subscription. crossing my fingers…

  636. Eve Nicole says:

    I have a friend that would love either of the scarfs. Thanks for the tutorial.

  637. Christina says:

    Wow! I think I’m going to make almost every single one of these crafts. They are wonderful!

  638. Jennifer says:

    Wow – so many great ideas in today’s post!

  639. Terea says:

    LOVE that corsage shirt and the scarf!

  640. Megan says:

    I’m in love with everything on this post… and I wouldn’t consider myself a hipster. Awesome ideas! Thanks!

  641. liliana says:

    The crinkle scarf is really lovely! Maybe I’ll give one to myself…

  642. Addy says:

    Love these ideas! Can’t wait to try some!

  643. Love the scarfs so great!

  644. Theresa says:

    I like the look of the corsage shirt and the egg nog fudge!

  645. Becky says:

    You had me at egg nog fudge!

  646. Laura Lane says:

    Knit Green sounds interesting.

  647. Laura says:

    I think I just found my Holiday card for this year – those pop up cards are amazing!

  648. Louisa says:

    I love those scarves!

  649. Jennifer says:

    I’m dying to have the Bits and Pieces book! I think I’m also going to have to take a stab at creating the rose belt. Too cute!

  650. Andi says:

    I absolutely love that suit coat clutch (and many of the other projects too.) My “to-make” list just keeps on growing…..

  651. Julie Wolthuis says:

    Making a laptop sleeve is definitely on my list of things to do. I need to print Char’s tutorial and get to work!

  652. Valerie says:

    I really liked the scarves. Thanks for so many neat projects!

  653. Tara H. says:

    Super ideas, love the belt!

  654. Christy says:

    Adorable tutorials and finds!

  655. Elise says:

    I would love all of those books!!! Love all these ideas for the holidays not sure I have enough time in every day to get all done!

  656. Suzie says:

    Fantastic tutorials as always.

  657. Sarah says:

    There’s so much to make in today’s post, I don’t know where to begin! Thanks, SMS.

  658. Hilary says:

    LOVE the projects on this page and Love LOVe love the pop up cards. I have 3 sabuda pop up books and know a great number of people in my life who will find those cards charming over the next year.

  659. Gali says:

    the mosaic pillow is gorgeous!

  660. Kate F. says:

    A ruffle or a bow on an accessory is always fun!

  661. Pat says:

    This set of tutorials will take me on my way to completing my goal of a handmade holiday…..The laptop sleeve will reduce(using my handy photocopier) nicely to cover the new Ipad for my daughter, last years Ipods and phones will get a bit of the bling with the easy media pouches embellished using the bedazzler (that has set on my shelf for to long. Scarves and handbags playing double purpose as gift wrap will move me towards the finish line. A gentle hint that I too, might like a subscription to Stitch magazine and maybe a copy of Stitch to Stitch… I love my new daily routine, checking in with Sew Mama Sew before heading to work…
    Have a great day everyone…….

  662. KimT says:

    Love love love the Catch and Release scarf! What an awesome gift. It’s going on my to-make list!

  663. Von says:

    The media pouches are cute.

  664. Jenny says:

    mosaic floor pillow is definitely on my to do list

  665. Violeta Petrova says:

    I am defenitely making the Suit Coat Clutch. Thanks !!!

  666. Flower Petal says:

    I like that floor pillow!

    leekat6 at verizon dot net

  667. Silvia says:

    I love the Mosaic Floor Pillow!! It’s great!! :)

  668. Mhairi says:

    Love the scarf. I am a huge fan of Robert’s site. He does amazing pop-ups and easy to do with children.

  669. Alice S says:

    Eggnog fudge! Oh my, that sounds wonderful.

  670. Jill B says:

    I love the floor pillow!

  671. Debbie says:

    That Stitch by stitch book looks gorgeous.

  672. Brigette says:

    I like the media pouch and the suit coat clutch.

  673. Kerstin says:

    Love both of the scarves! And the ruffly shower curtain is to die for!

  674. Tara says:

    So so so soooo many wonderful ideas today – my mind is spinning!! Wow!

  675. Andreia says:

    All these sewing projects are amazing! I loved the scarves! And the pop-up cards are also beautiful! Thanks for sharing so many wonderful ideas.

  676. melissa says:

    Wouldn’t refer to myself as hip, but I am definitely making one of those rose belts for myself anyway. Love it!

  677. Papgena says:

    I have to try one of the scarfs!!!

  678. wendy says:

    Wow, your on-going giveaway is fantastic, I would so love to win a book.

  679. Sara says:

    I really love the simplicity of the catch and release scarf and the possible variations I’m already dreaming up. Great selection of Make-it’s today.

  680. empirewaist says:

    Ooooh! My favorite post yet! What fabulous inspirations!!! Thank you!

  681. Sarah McGrath says:

    Great gift ideas once again!

  682. Jen B says:

    So many things to make, so little time!

  683. Erika says:

    What a wonderful rose belt! My daughter will love it – a great gift for christmas! :-)

  684. LizW says:

    Love the catch & release scarf – my sister in laws are going to love them too! thank you!

  685. laurel says:

    Wow, these are all great! A huge thank you to everyone to put the time in to making these tutorials. And thank you Sew Mama Sew for pulling them all together!

  686. Louise says:

    Lovely things again

  687. Laurie says:

    That shower curtain is amazing! I showed my 9 and 7 yo daughters and they squealed! Add that to my queue!

  688. Johanna says:

    Now, I don’t consider myself hip but every little tutorial is something I have to make for myself. Thank you for sharing, I love them!

  689. melly says:

    I love all the beautiful scarves, and that Rose belt is gorgeous.

  690. Catherine says:

    imagining the possibilities with that big bow!

  691. Natalie says:

    Ooooh brilliant, love the shower curtain, the laptop cover, the fudge, the cards…. Oh everything!

  692. Suzie says:

    I love these ideas! Really love the suit clutch – what a brilliant idea!!!!

  693. Louana says:

    Oh wow, what great tutorials! Where to begin?

  694. Deborah says:

    Love the rose belt!

    Deborah
    Homemaker Honey
    homemakerhoney @gmail .com

  695. Runa says:

    Woweee! Its my sister’s birthday next month and I must make her the rose belt by Emily. She’s a radio jockey at an FM station and it would be just perfect. Oh how I wish I could get the stitch magazine here in BOmbay. It would be such a nice gift to win :)

  696. Michelle says:

    i would love the knit green book!!

  697. Rebmara says:

    Wow, great projects! Maybe I should start making some laptopsleeves….

  698. JJ says:

    Ooooh – I so want to win Knit Green – fingers crossed!

  699. Lexi Lucas says:

    Gorgeous lap top case, off I go to do another Sew Mama project!

  700. Sade says:

    Love the catch & release scarf and the suit coat clutch.

  701. Melissa says:

    Ok, I saw so many wonderful tutorials and then I scrolled down to the eggnog fudge. Now all I can think about is eggnog fudge. I think I need eggnog fudge!!

  702. mori says:

    such great ideas! love em.

  703. Jo says:

    Some wonderful prizes there! :-)

  704. Cynthia says:

    Very cool floor pillow!

  705. Katy says:

    Love the catch and release scarf, I’ll definitely have to make one up asap! Also, the screen printed bicycle glasses will be the perfect gift for my father’s birthday. Thanks for the help! :)

  706. caroline k says:

    fun projects! thanks!

  707. Samurai Mom says:

    My showers all have doors, I need to make one of those shower curtains…remodel?

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