|Let your imagination run wild with today’s gift ideas!|
Jessica from Running With Scissors says that these amazing Dinosaur (or Dragon!) Tails are perfect for both boys and girls!
|Dress Up Wings
These Dress Up Wings are perfect for flying around the house. (We made some and they’re a huge hit with our resident owl!) Eri from Llevo el Invierno designed the wings and shares the tutorial at Prudent Baby.
Katie from Sweet Emma Jean shows you how to make these French Macarons. She has tons of additional patterns for sale in her shop, with a felt set for the macarons too.
Virginia’s Winter Carolers are lots of fun for the holiday season. Find the free pattern at Gingercake.
|Warm Winter Hat
Christine knows how to keep her kiddos warm and cozy. Learn how to make this Warm Winter Hat at From An Igloo.
Bag a Day
There are so many beautiful bags to love out there… We’re sharing one bag tutorial every day this month for you to sew and give.
Mo from Lime Gardenias designed these Lego Totes for building on the go! Find the tutorial here exclusively at Sew,Mama,Sew!
Related tutorials you might just love: Gifts for Elementary Kids, Gifts for Preschool Kids, Gifts for Imaginative Friends, Gifts: Laugh, Gifts: Play, Mini-Tent Pattern & Tutorial, Child’s Teepee-Style Tent
|Red Fox Print
Sass & Peril prints and screenprinted pillows are both cute and modern. We love the Red Fox Print!
Here are just a few fabrics perfect for some of today’s projects. Click on the fabric images to visit the Sew,Mama,Sew! shop:
|Kristin’s choice||Gabrien’s choice||Irene’s choice|
|Peppermint Stick White Chocolate Marshmallows
Melissa and Kellie show you how to make these easy Peppermint Stick White Chocolate Marshmallows at Icing Designs. There’s also a link in the post to some fun marshmallow snowmen!
|Letter to Santa + Wish List
Download your free Letter to Santa + Wish List, featured items in a Vintage Rudolph Collection, at The Tomkat Studio.
Comment on today’s post for a chance to win one of these books!
Author: Suzuko Koseki
Publisher: Roost Books
Whether you are at home or out enjoying a walk on a wooded path, you can add a touch of color and comfort to your daily routines with one or more of the twenty-six projects featured here. By using the patchwork placemats to enliven your dining experience or by taking the hexagon patchwork bag on a picnic in a meadow, you never have to stray too far from the comfort of patchwork. The simple and traditional patchwork styles used in this book are paired with retro fabrics and contemporary designs to create everyday items.
Authors: Karla Eisenach, Lisa Burnett, Susan Kendrick
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Make every room in your house feel more like home
* 35 beginner-friendly projects, including quilts, pillows, table linens, and accessories– Many can be made in a day or less.
* Fresh, modern ideas for making things pretty and practical.
* Bring Sweetwater’s popular signature style to all your sewing and craft projects.
* Learn simple, creative techniques for decorating with appliqué, stenciling, stamping, and embroidery.
Author: Susan Breier
Publisher: Martingale & Co.
Wind, wrap, and sew fabric strips into fantastic containers! Start with a plate shape to learn the technique. Then experiment with four basic container styles to create round, oval, square, and other shapes.
* Create purses, baskets, and bowls in an endless variety of sizes, shapes, and colors.
* Simply wrap fabric strips around cotton clothesline, coil into the desired shape, and secure with machine stitching.
* Special sections on lids, handles, and embellishments offer unlimited options for your own variations.
Author: Laura Bethmann
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Discover how to use found natural materials – such as leaves, flowers, feathers, vegetables, fruits, shells, weeds, and wood grain – to print on any surface, from paper and fabric to ceramics, wood, and walls. Simple step-by-step instructions coupled with beautiful photos make it easy and fun to learn the basic techniques. In no time at all, crafters of any experience level will be creating original nature prints on everything from headboards to stationery to jewelry.
14 ~ Passion for Growing
13 ~ Passion for Decorating
12 ~ Passion for Jewelry
11 ~ Passion for Art
10 ~ Passion for Travel
9 ~ Passion for Cooking + Baking
8 ~ Passion for Exploration + Adventure
7 ~ Passion for Teaching + Learning
6 ~ Passion for Sewing
5 ~ Passion for Organization
4 ~ Passion for Relaxation
3 ~ Passion for Clothes
2 ~ Passion for Play
1 ~ Passion for Accessories
We respect the copyright of all crafters. All photos are used with permission from the artist.