November 15 ~ Passion for Imagination

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Let your imagination run wild with today’s gift ideas!

Make It

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Jessica from Running With Scissors says that these amazing Dinosaur (or Dragon!) Tails are perfect for both boys and girls!
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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.
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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.
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Virginia’s Winter Carolers are lots of fun for the holiday season. Find the free pattern at Gingercake.
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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.

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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

Buy It

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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

Mix It

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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!

Print It

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Download your free Letter to Santa + Wish List, featured items in a Vintage Rudolph Collection, at The Tomkat Studio.

Win It

Tweet #handmadeholidays or tag us on Facebook this week for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate to Sew,Mama,Sew!

Comment on today’s post for a chance to win one of these books!

Natural Patchwork: 26 Stylish Projects Inspired by Flowers, Fabric & Home

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.

Sweetwater’s Simple Home: Sew Something Handmade for Every Room • 35 Projects

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.

It’s a Wrap: Sewing Fabric Purses, Baskets, and Bowls

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.

Hand Printing from Nature: Create Unique Prints for Fabric, Paper, and Other Surfaces Using Natural and Found Materials

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.

Don’t miss our Handmade Holidays photo pool, and check out our 2010 Handmade Holidays list for more fabulous ideas.

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.

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419 Responses to November 15 ~ Passion for Imagination

  1. Jen says:

    The dress up wings are great. Wonder if the fabric is cut and reinforced around the edges to prevent fraying, or whether it is all just cut and secured as is?

  2. Liz says:

    Ah, to be a kid…I want those wings for myself!

  3. Toni-Anne says:

    So many good things to do, the one that stands out for me is the Lego bag..made a few of them before but this is very comprehensive as it makes room for the accessories such as the base.

  4. Celeste says:

    Those wings!!!

  5. Nina says:

    Lego Totes are fantastic gift for little ones and my husband.;)

  6. mims says:

    love the dinosaur tail and the wings

  7. jodie says:

    My kids would love these.

  8. Deb Cameron says:

    I love, love, love the dino tails!!!!

  9. Nabiha says:

    Those dinosaur tails are sooo cute!

  10. Lindsay says:

    Great tutorials today! Could the felt macarons or the carolers be any cuter!

  11. Catherine says:

    I need to make a couple of those hats for my boys. They would love them! Thanks for another great roundup!

  12. Kami says:

    Love the wings!

  13. Mary Jo says:

    there is a little girl who wants a pink dinosaur for Christmas. Won’t she be suprised!

  14. Knititall says:

    Love the dino tails!

  15. Serena says:

    The dress up wings are amazing! I like the fox print very much.

  16. Sheila says:

    Oh goodness, those marshmallows look yummy!

  17. Ashley Williams says:

    I’m 24, I could probably pull off that dino hat…right?? Definitely in PINK though : )

  18. Stacy says:

    Very cute ideas! Thanks for sharing!

  19. KeriCan says:

    Those wings are so great!

  20. addie says:

    Hand printing from nature links amazing! Thanks for the giveaway.

  21. Erika says:

    Those peppermint stick marshmallows look delish!

  22. jessica marie says:

    I am actually thinking of making a box of play food for my friend’s daughter, and now I think I may have to make those peppermint stick marshmallows for christmas. 🙂

  23. Gillian says:

    This is my favorite day so far of Handmade Holidays. I’m definitely making some of today’s projects!

  24. Amanda says:

    I love the dino tails. I need to make one of those hats for my son!

  25. Katie says:

    The tail is always the best part of the costume!

  26. Penny says:

    OMgoodness there’s something there for every little person on my gift list. I love this time of year 🙂

  27. Sydney says:

    The wings are brilliant!

  28. Denise says:

    LOVE the carolers!!

  29. Erin says:

    Oh man – I want to make those dinosaur tails! Hilarious… 🙂

  30. Morgan says:

    Just pinned 3 of these projects…

  31. funda62 says:

    I’ve made several hats from the From an Igloo tutorial and I absolutely love them and so do my girls. So easy and fun to individualize.

  32. Those wings are amazing! My daughter would love those!

  33. Kylene Grell says:

    I will make those wings, if only I knew the right child for them.

  34. Samantha says:


  35. Jennifer Cheek-Payan says:

    OH wow – My son would love a Lego tote! I need to make one for him! Thansk so much for the tutes!

  36. kim says:

    love the dress up wings!!!

  37. Maureen says:

    Such fun ideas!

  38. Katie says:

    Wow! I love those little wings … Maybe I’ll make those for my niece!

  39. Garilyn says:

    Love the hat and lego tote! They are great ideas!

  40. Erin says:

    Those dress up wings have been on my “to-make” list ever since I saw them on Pinterest. They’re so pretty!

  41. Kelly Irene says:

    Would it be wrong if I made the dinosaur tail and wings for myself?! I love these projects!

  42. Kim McM says:

    So many good ideas! Which one do I make first!?

  43. Shaila says:

    The dragon tails are super fun! I wish I had them when I was a kid – I will definitely make one for my son 🙂

  44. Jenn says:

    I think I’m going to have three dragons running around the house on Christmas. What a fun idea.

  45. Prachi says:

    All the tutes look great – will surely try them out.

  46. Claudia says:

    What amazing prizes!
    Thank you for the chance to win.
    Kind regards from Germany

  47. Anna says:

    The tails and wings look like perfect additions to our dress up box!

  48. Mirjam says:

    Got to love a good dino tail! (oh, and the Sweetwater book, hint hint)

  49. Jen S says:

    Love these! The carolers look similar to some wooden vintage ornaments my grandmother used to own. I’m sure to be making these. The wings look nearly identical to one’s a friend sewed for her daughter owl Halloween costume.

  50. Katina says:

    And let your imagination soar!!! What fun things for children and for the “child” in every adult!

  51. Jennyroo says:

    Dress up is so great for kids and their imaginations. The fairy wings and the dinosaur tails would be adored by pretty much every boy and girl on my Christmas list, I think!

  52. Great ideas. Thanks!

  53. Meghan says:

    Awesome wings and tails!!

  54. Ginger says:

    These are so cute. Any child would love these.

  55. Wendy D. P. says:

    Adorable kiddo projects! So fun!

  56. jennifer says:

    Such cute iideas and the haat and ail together …. great

  57. Sam says:

    I needed a hat and there’s a pattern. Perfect!

  58. Lynn Hey says:

    The wings and tails are so stinking cute! Love the peppermint/marshmellow recipe.

  59. Sarah K says:

    Ha! I love those tails–one would perfect for my Babysaurus Wrecks!

  60. Meg says:

    Cool! The wings are so fun!

  61. Andrea says:

    Love the play food. I know my girls would love it.

  62. Marci Girl says:

    I want those marshmallows! Great tutorials as always!

  63. RobynK says:

    I love that people share these great ideas to make items for children :D.

  64. WandaFish says:

    I wish I could get away with a dinosaur tail and spiky hat! Just as well I have a small person to make for 🙂
    Such fun projects, thanks.

  65. DebbieKL says:

    This gives me a few ideas for my kiddos. Thanks!

  66. Whitney says:

    I love those owl wings! I wanted to make something just like that for myself for halloween! 🙂

  67. Silvia says:

    hehehe, the dinosaur tails are so funny!! 🙂

  68. Linda says:

    Such cute and clever things to make for kids! Wow. People are sure full of inspiration. And I’m coveting that “Simple Home” book. I’ll keep trying to win, so thank you very much for your generosity and giving me the chance to do that.

  69. Natétoile says:

    I love the dress up wings !
    So cute !!!

  70. Jessica says:

    Love the tails!

  71. Kylie C says:

    I love that red fox print- very dynamic.

  72. wendy says:

    Oh, I love all of today’s projects! Am I too old to go to work sporting a dinosaur tail??

  73. Sherry J says:

    I need to go home and make a caroler right now! thanks so much.

  74. kelly jo says:

    The peppermint sticks look so yummy!

  75. Annette says:

    We love dress up at our house!

  76. Rachel B. says:

    Love the wings and Carolers. Thanks for the great tutorials.

  77. Java Jane says:

    Amazing ideas. Your contributors are just too darn clever!

  78. Those macarons are adorable! They look so yummy, too!

  79. Bethany says:

    okay with four little ones these ideas are just AWESOME!

  80. Rebekah says:

    Great ideas!

  81. Danielle says:

    The first book looks like it will have some fun projects in it

  82. Whitner Kane says:

    Love the red fox print!

  83. Liz Devens says:

    I would love to make every single one of those tutorials for xmas presents!

  84. Kristen says:

    Those little wings are so cute!!

  85. amanda says:

    what a beautiful idea for stuffed carolers! thanks!

  86. Bobby says:

    I really love those wings. I need to make those marshmellow sticks and I am printing out the Santa lists as we speak. :0)

  87. Gill says:

    I love the warm winter hat and the wings!!

  88. ~Heather says:

    Those dino tails always make me smile!

  89. Pat says:

    Love the hats.

  90. Theresa says:

    The play food looks really fun.

  91. Ellen M. says:

    I’m not sure which are cuter – the carolers or the macarons!

  92. Ana says:

    Love the dino (or dragon!!!) tail ideia.

  93. Anne Marie says:

    Love the carolers.

  94. Nina says:

    Thank you for great tutorials!

  95. Sonja says:

    Love the carolers. The only thing wrong with the hand made holiday series is that there is only one of me and I only have 24 hours in my 7 days a week.

  96. Brie says:

    If only we could all have wings and a tail! Maybe now we can 🙂

  97. I need to try those peppermint stick white chocolate marshmallows – they look so yummy. Another winner page!

  98. Ann S says:

    Love the dress up wings!

  99. Andra Hanson says:

    Even at 33 years old I feel a need to own the dinosaur tail / spikey hat combo! Brilliant!

  100. Deb Cameron says:

    Great line up of gifts to make the kids!

  101. Amy says:

    love the peppermint stick marshmallows!

  102. Sarah McGrath says:

    Oh I love the dinosaur tails!

  103. mac says:

    Love the wings, tails and hat – gorgeous.

  104. Ellu says:

    oh, it’s a wrap – could be very useful to me.

  105. Sarah says:

    Dinosaur tails are awesome

  106. Robyn Meza says:

    Love the dinosaur tails! My boys would have so much fun running around in those.

  107. Stephanie says:

    The wings are great!

  108. Carmen says:

    Dragon tails are on the Christmas list for this mom!!

  109. bruinbr says:

    could those felt macarons be any cuter! LOVE it!

  110. Genevieve says:

    I love the wings!


  111. Allie says:

    Everything is so cute!! Where can I find the time to do it all??

  112. Joanne says:

    Those wings are awesome!

  113. Julia says:

    I WANT TO MAKE IT ALLL!!! and That fox print…beautiful! And I’d love to stir my cocoa with those yummy looking marshmallows 🙂

  114. Donita says:

    love the dinosaur tails, a great idea for my 4 yr old grandson!

  115. Maeve says:

    Oh my gosh, those wings are glorious! WOW! Thanks for the treats today!

  116. Marita H says:

    Those dinosaur tails and wings are so cute and inspiring!

  117. Tanis says:

    oh wow everything today is so great! off to make some dinosaur tails….fantastic!

  118. MissMary says:

    Utterly precious.

  119. BekahM says:

    The dinosaur tails would be a perfect addition to any child’s dress up box!

  120. Stacy says:

    The dress up wings are amazing!

  121. Connie Jagolinzer says:

    I am going to have to make my little dude a dino tail!!! So cute!

  122. Jana Sterling says:

    Love the wings. Must make some for myself:)

  123. Allison C says:

    That dinosaur tail rocks!

  124. Amy says:

    Great ideas! I know some kiddos who would love dino tails!

  125. stacey says:

    love those dragon tails and fairy wings!!

  126. Anya says:

    The winter hat is a must for my son!

  127. The dinosaur tails are hilarious!

  128. Liz says:

    that red fox is darling!

  129. Susan says:

    almost makes me wish my kiddos were little again…

  130. amber says:

    Wings are AMAZING!

  131. Summer says:

    Such cute ideas today!! Love the dino tail.

  132. Jenn says:

    Love those dino tails!

  133. Jackie says:

    I can just imagine my 3 grandson’s going wild with the dinosaur tails!1 Too too cute. ( of course I would need to make at least 4 as the 4th grandson is not walking as of yet, but he will shortly..

  134. Beth says:

    Love the wings and dino tails! MAkes me wish my kids were little again, they would have sooooo much fun with those. Think I need to try the carolers too. Adorable!

  135. kathyh says:

    The wings look like they are my next project.

  136. Elizabeth says:

    Those dress up wings are too cute! I love ’em!

  137. Tanja says:

    I am making those wings! And the macaroons-wow!

  138. Becky says:

    I MUST make that dino tail. I have no idea who I need to make it for but I must make it!!

  139. Jasmin says:

    The wings look great.

  140. Jill B says:

    I really want a lego tote! (for my son, of course).

  141. Kendra says:

    LOVE the dress-up wings! I might have to make some for myself 😉

  142. Gina says:

    Those winter carolers are the cutest!

  143. Melody says:

    Those wings are positively inspiring!

  144. Brianna says:

    The dino tail is adorable. I think the macarons are darling, too!

  145. Liz Taylor says:

    My fav today are the peppermint marshmellow sticks! so cute!

  146. Sandy says:

    What little girl wouldn’t love those dress up wings?!

  147. Deidre says:

    Love that lego tote bag! Thanks for the chance to win!

  148. Em says:

    Love the wings! And the play food! And the dinosaur hat! So many great projects today!

  149. Shelley says:

    The grandsons are totally getting a set of dinosaur tails!

  150. Sarah says:

    I really want a winter hat with spikes now…

  151. Those dress up clothes are adorable.

  152. Ramona says:

    Those carolers are wonderful. I can’t wait to make them. Also love the tail and wings. I think I will make some for the kids I work with. It will make their P.T. more fun.

  153. greta says:

    love the monster hat!

  154. caroline says:

    So many good things today 🙂

  155. Anita says:

    Dress up wings are great – good for Halloween too!

  156. mbmeadows says:

    I love the wings! My oldest would love to have those—looks like I have a birthday project on my hands for next summer!

  157. Brenda says:

    Loving the dress up items and the felt food!

  158. Kim T. says:


  159. julia says:

    can’t wait to make those wings!

  160. Alexandra O says:

    Those are great ideas, I have to make the dragon tails.

  161. kristin says:

    the wings are amazing!

  162. Miranda McKown says:

    My daughter would LOVE the dino tails and marshmallows!

  163. ~T~ says:

    Tail + hat + wings = Dragon!

  164. Steph says:

    Love the dinosaur tail–my son would also love it!

  165. Rosa in the Antipodes says:

    Hey, Dino tails! Brilliant!

  166. Amy says:

    Cute dino tails!

  167. I love the carolers! I’m making them, right now! LOL!

  168. Southern Gal says:

    I saw those dinosaur tails a while back and loved them! Some cute stuff here today.

  169. krystina says:

    SO many cute things to make in this post!

  170. Rebekah says:

    Oh, I know a little girl who would LOVE those wings!

  171. georgia says:

    I could make every single one of those things for christmas! Great list, y’all!

  172. Kaz says:

    Those carolers are awesome!

  173. Lisa Uotinen says:

    I LOVE the Carolers! I have a bunch of wool scraps that are finally going to be put to use on this project.

  174. beth says:

    Love the spikey hat! Great to have an every day item be so fun!

  175. Julia says:

    Those dress-up wings are gorgeous!

  176. Marie says:

    Fun hats – looks like a cute idea for those little nephews!

  177. Mare says:

    I want to make dress up wings for me. LOL =]

  178. Emmmylizzzy says:

    Those wings are to die for!

  179. Beth says:

    Oooooh…my mantle may be getting some caroler!

  180. Nina says:

    Little ones will be so happy with some of those ideas!

  181. Kristin says:

    Loving everything from today!

  182. laura reich says:

    The Logo Tote is fantastic.

  183. Jan says:

    Fabulous books. I feel inspired already.

  184. alcheme says:

    Very cute!

  185. Erin says:

    Love the wings!!! My little girl loves to dress up and would love those.

  186. Carol says:

    Peppermint stick marshmallows will be the treat this year!

  187. Jenelle says:

    These are really great ideas! I would love to make a few winter carolers. 🙂 Thanks for the giveaway!

  188. CathyC says:


  189. Emily says:

    Natural Patchwork and Hand Printing look so inspiring and he Lego tote would make a useful gift for my nephews.

  190. Love the winter Caroles

  191. Jenn says:

    Love the Warm Winter Hat! I may need to make one of those for my son. 🙂

  192. Melissa Ann says:

    Dinosaur hat + dinosaur hat… sigh… I may be super glad that my surprise baby turned out to be a boy!

  193. Andrea says:

    I love all of these ideas! I wish there were young kids on my list – I want to make those wings and tail!

  194. Julie W says:

    More fun ideas. Thanks!

  195. Hilary says:

    I love the dinosaur tails and wings.

  196. Nicole says:

    Those wings & dinosaur tails are so cute!

  197. Louby Lou says:

    One word – Marsssssshmalloooooooowssssssss

  198. Karen A says:

    Cute ideas for children.

  199. Erika says:

    the dress up wings are amazing!

  200. chibidani says:

    Those winter carolers are super cute, and I like the other stuff too!

  201. Katy says:

    Those tails are amazing!

  202. Brita says:

    The winter carolers are very cute and the felt macaroons look delicious.

  203. Regina says:

    The wings are too sweet!!

  204. Sherrie Wolfe says:

    Such great ideas! I love the hat! I might make one for me!

  205. jm says:

    I love that fox!

  206. Bianca says:

    im going to make myself a dinosaur tail and hat!

  207. Lalani says:

    LOVE the dino tails and hat.

  208. Brandy says:

    I love the Dinosaur Tails and the hat!

  209. marthaeliza says:

    I might have to make that winter hat for my hubbo. All those books are amazing!

  210. Wonderful ideas today! I think my daughter would like them all!

  211. Elizabeth L says:

    I have a little girl who would love the dress up wings.

  212. Elaine says:

    Wow – those dress up wings are just beautiful!

  213. Erin says:

    The dress up wings are beautiful!

  214. Munaiba says:

    This dinosaur tails and dress up wings are gorgeous!

  215. Anita says:

    Marshmallow treats look yummy.

  216. Casey C says:

    My kids would love the dinosaur tails. How fun.

  217. Aletta says:

    These dinosaurs tails, dress up wings and warm winter hats are very cute! I wish I had some little ones to make some of those cuties!

  218. Erin says:

    I’m planning a dress-up center Christmas gifts for my kiddos this year, so the dino tail and wings will be perfect additions!! Here’s to hoping I might win one of those great books. 🙂

  219. I like the idea of turning fabric into baskets!

  220. Grace says:

    Those dress up wings are just adorable. I think I might give it a go for my niece. Loving the daily Passion series!

  221. erin jewell says:


  222. Jess says:

    Adorable tutorials! Thank you.

  223. Lee says:

    I love the look of that lego tote!

  224. Chris says:

    The wings are so sweet! and the natural patchwork book looks great! thanks!

  225. Valerie says:

    Love the dino hat – super cute!

  226. Beth says:

    Oh, my! So many fun ideas … and not nearly enough time! Thanks for all this inspiration and for some great book giveaways.

  227. Carrie says:

    I have made those Dino tails and we LOVE them!

  228. sarahjane says:

    Natural Patchwork looks beautiful! Count me in!

  229. Mama Lusco says:

    Love the dinosaur hat!

  230. Kristin H says:

    I love the tails and wings!

  231. Brenda De says:

    love the dino tails! Thanks for the ideas!

  232. SewLindaAnn says:

    I wish I still had a young one to do a letter to Santa! I’ll have to settle for something fun like the caroler, it’s priceless!

  233. MarciaW says:

    The dino imagination outfits are too cute.

  234. Ingrid C says:

    Dinosaur tails!!!!! I love this season’s chocies!!

  235. Betsy says:

    I love Everything in this roundup.

  236. slacker says:

    w00t! dinosaurs!!!!!!!!!!!!

  237. Sarah says:

    Wow, I don’t even have any kids, but I love the fun ideas! I might just try out those cute little Winter Carolers!

  238. craftykaren says:

    These books all look so amazing. Natural Patchwork and It’s a Wrap really caught my eye.

  239. Michele says:

    Looks like there are some more great prizes! I kind of want to check out that lego bag pattern, too…

  240. Amy says:

    I love the dinosaur tails!! I will definitely be making these for my boys!!!

  241. Sherly says:

    such cute stuff today!

  242. Kirsten says:

    That hat is perfect for my dinosaur loving boy!!! Must make!

  243. Deb says:

    Oh I thought those macarons were real until I looked a little closer!!

  244. brunette says:

    the handprinting book looks lovely!

  245. eleanor says:

    Love those dress up wings!

  246. Sunny says:

    So many good things in this post.

  247. Betsy M says:

    Wow, those wings are great. My 3 yr old LOVES birds. This is perfect.

  248. Melissa says:

    Pretty sure I’m going to have to make that cute spiky hat for my son! Cute!

  249. Pauline says:

    Oh my, that lego tote is a must-make for my friend’s wee one who loves all things lego 🙂 Thanks for the tutorial!

  250. Galatina says:

    How sweet are the carolers!

  251. I love the wings! Must.make.wings…

  252. Mina says:

    I love those wings!

  253. Suzanne says:

    Which project to look at first?! they are all so great today. thank you for the lineup!

  254. Cat says:

    I’ve seen the dinosaurs tails around and loved them !!

  255. Andrea says:

    Tails and wings…perfect. Just have to add child for a great time!

  256. Hannah says:

    oh my golly, those wings are gorgeous!

  257. amanda says:

    Cute! Cute! Looks like this Gammie has some wings to make 🙂

  258. Lea says:

    Those wings look awesome!

  259. Emilia says:

    Oh imagination… How I love thee…let me count the ways

  260. Lisa G. says:

    I LOVE these ideas for my kids!!!!

  261. Kari E says:

    Love this one _ i’ve got to make the tail and wings for my little ones.

  262. Nicole says:

    The kiddos will be so excited with all these creative dress ups!

  263. Shawna says:

    love everything, especially the carolers and the wings!

  264. alexa says:

    I love the wings and the dino hat.

  265. Rachel B says:

    tweeted, tagged, and love this site.

  266. Mikaela says:

    Love the hat and the cookies!

  267. Anya says:

    Great ideas! Thanks!

  268. Peggy Grow says:

    The dino tail is the perfect gift to make for my nephew. I just finished sewing a felt T Rex for him! Thanks!

  269. Sharon Meek says:

    I love the dinosaur tails. I might even have to have one. LOL
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  270. joyfulT says:

    I’m Bookmarking the dinosaur tail for Halloween next year!

  271. Kristy says:

    Definitely making the wings!

  272. Heidi Anderson says:

    Great tutorials! I love the lego tote and wings! The Hand printing book looks amazing!

  273. Katharine says:

    The peppermint stick white chocolate marshmallows look delicious!

  274. Doris says:

    I am falling big-time for that dinosaur tail!

  275. April says:

    Ah, yes, peppermint stick white chocolate marshmallows. That’s exactly what I need today.

    Thank you for that.

  276. rusty taylor says:

    Oh my word! I wonder if my 17 yr. old son would love one of those dinosaur tales! They are fabulous! I need a 3 yr. old!

  277. Kati says:

    Love the play food….I’ve always wanted to make some…but it seems like a lot of work!

  278. Jess says:

    So adorable! I wish I had a reason to make some wings for myself!

  279. Colette says:

    Oh that letter to Santa print out is so sweet! Off to print it for my sweet girl!

  280. Cindi C says:

    I love the Dress Up wings. Too cute! and the dinosaur tails, such imaginations, love it.

  281. Courtney says:

    Great inspiration, as always! Thanks!

  282. Jamie B. says:

    Thanks again for more great ideas. Can’t wait to make the Lego bag and the caroler.

  283. Tabitha says:

    Oh my Gosh! They’re all so cute…can’t pick a favorite.

  284. Annie says:

    ohhhhhhh…I really like the Magic Beans fabric. Wouldn’t that make great curtains in a toddler’s room?

  285. Anne says:

    The printing from nature book looks interesting! Thanks for the ideas.

  286. Meg says:

    I love the dino tails!!

  287. ccherry says:

    Would love to have the Sweetwater book. The family lives in my community, they’re the kind ofof people you want for neighbors

  288. Jennifer Lynch Postma says:

    That hat is exactly what I need for my nephew! Thank you!

  289. bess says:

    WOW – those wings are amazing!

  290. MC says:

    TAILS! Can’t wait to make one.

  291. jen says:

    LOVE the Christmas carolers!!!!!!! I’m going to make some of those forsure as christmas present add ons!

  292. amber says:

    Those wings look like hours of fun. I’m also itching to flip through the patchwork book.

  293. Cory says:

    I Love all the projects today!! my son would flip if I made him the dino tail with matching dino hat! Hmmm…… I think he needs it for Christmas!

  294. Adrienne says:

    My favorite day so far! I want to make it all!!

  295. upstatelisa says:

    there are some wonderful projects today! I love the play food and the carolers! but the winter hat is cute too!

  296. Alli says:

    The winter carolers are adorable!

  297. Jennifer G. Miller says:

    Play food macarons! Amazing!~

  298. Suzanne says:

    I love those dress up wings.

  299. Shannon says:

    Cute Carolers! I love singing holiday songs 🙂

  300. liz says:

    Those are some wonderful gift ideas!

  301. Mary Cobb says:

    Oooo! I have my eye on that Hand Printing from Nature book 🙂

  302. Ernessa says:

    Cant wait to start on those carolers and the wings! Thanks!

  303. I’m going to want to try every one of today’s Make Its. I may need to figure out how to make more time.

  304. Jane S. says:

    Those kids with the dinosaur tails are so cute! Thank you for the great giveaway. 🙂

  305. Sarah B says:

    I really love those play wings. I will definitely be making a pair or two 🙂

  306. Brigette says:

    My little girl loves birds and would have fun if I made her some wings!

  307. Lisa Readman says:

    I love the dino tails and hats! My son would enjoy these.

  308. Becky says:

    Wow! The dinosaur tails and wings are amazing!!

  309. Mel says:

    LOVE the dress-up wings, and the winter hat!

  310. Jane says:

    My goodness those Dragon Tails are the cutest things I ever saw.

  311. Lorrie says:

    Those carolers are the sweetest things.

  312. DINOS! You guys make me happy again.

  313. Jennifer N says:

    Love these clever ideas. Thanks so much for sharing.

  314. Rhonda S. says:

    Those dinosaur tales are too cute and the dress-up wings are beautiful!

  315. Molly says:

    the winter carolers are adorable!

  316. Emily says:

    Those wings are so adorable. I think there is a crown tutorial somewhere also that might fit in this theme. Here it is at whipup Love these passion-for posts!

  317. Jess says:

    everything here is adorable! My daughter definitely needs those wings in a couple years. Thanks for all the great tutorials!

  318. Jessica H says:

    Those dress up wings are amazing!

  319. Kim N says:

    I love these projects! I do most of my sewing for my daughter who is a year and a half. 🙂

  320. lisa says:

    ok, the kids stuff keeps getting cuter and cuter. i’m done with christmas. now, i have to find some kids to make these cute tails and wings. birthday!! keep them coming SMS. love all the ideas!!!

  321. Michelle B says:

    I love the dragon tail and wings tutorials. Imagination toys are always so sweet!

  322. M Evans says:

    That hat is sooo cute!

  323. Rachael Spencer says:

    My kids are obsessed with legos. I’ll have to look into making the lego tote. I also am in love with the red fox print.

  324. Christina says:

    Today might be my favorite so far. What fun things for the kids!

  325. Mary VZ says:

    I love the owl wings!

  326. Melanie says:

    My daughter would love the wings! Thanks for the great ideas!

  327. Gina S. says:

    Those dino tails are just to cute!

  328. Jen says:

    Love those macaroons!

  329. Jennifer says:

    I still love those dress-up wings.

  330. Mandi says:

    Dinosaur tails – too cute!

  331. Laurie says:

    Wow! I love everything on this page!

  332. Vanessa says:

    I love the hat and the dino tail! You are providing such good ideas for Xmas presents!

  333. Holly says:

    Thanks for all the great ideas, y’all!

  334. Crystal says:

    Making the wings for my girls for xmas! Yeah!

  335. Hillary S. says:

    Those dress up wings are lovely.

  336. jessicac says:

    I have been eyeing those dress up wings for a while now… must make them. Thanks for all the chances this week!

  337. Jessica says:

    Those macaroons look almost real!

  338. Tera says:

    Dinosaur tails, owl wings, and dinosaur inspired hat oh my!!! It’s all fabulous!!!

  339. Jenn Lee says:

    I love that dinosaur hat. I want to make one for me!

  340. Becky says:

    love the dino tails and bird wings!
    beckymac1 at hotmail dot com

  341. Renee says:

    My kids are 14 and almost 12, but the dinosaur/dragon tails and bird wings are AWESOME! They may get some dress up stuff made for them. Thankfully they still like dress up. 🙂

  342. carriem says:

    Those dress up wings are so sweet!

  343. Cassandra says:

    What fun ideas. My son is just now getting old enough for legos. the bag is a great idea.

  344. Louise says:

    Great ideas for day 15 thanks

  345. Kristin says:

    Might have to reserve those wings for a future Halloween costume!

  346. HeartOSunshine says:

    The carolers are adorable!!

  347. tmv says:

    I can’t wait to make the wings for my goddaughter!!

  348. Kristie says:

    I love the dino hat and tail. Together they’d make a great costume. And the wings are fantastic. Beautiful.

  349. Natalija says:

    Those dressup wings look cool.

  350. Kristie says:

    I love the dino hat and tail. They could even be combined for an easy Halloween costume. Fantastic!

  351. kate C. says:

    I’ve been too busy at work to read all the handmade holidays yet this year, but I’m hoping to catch up when I’m on maternity leave starting in a few days/to a few weeks!

  352. Nat says:

    Wow; tail, wings & hat and you have a proper dragon dressing up set!

  353. Janelle says:

    Great ideas!!

  354. Allison says:

    I love the carolers!

  355. Jocelyn says:

    The Winter Carolers are so cute. Great book selections.

  356. Angela B. says:

    I am going to make a caroler this year for sure! Thanks for the chance to win!

  357. Joanne says:

    Love the dino tails!

  358. Bridget says:

    Wow – you continue to amaze me! A full 15 days of great ideas!

  359. Diana says:

    The dress up wings are beautiful!

  360. Annie says:

    looks super cool!

  361. Susan says:

    would love to win one of those books!

  362. Trina says:

    All the tutorials look fantastic!

  363. Deanne Johnson says:

    Perfect ideas for the little ones in my life.

  364. Addy says:

    I love those dragon tails!

  365. Heather says:

    Wow! Those dress up ideas are SO fun! Hmmm… How can I fit a dinosaur tail and owl wings into my schedule…

  366. Larissa says:

    Stupendous tutorials….by far my favorite and perfect for my gang! Can’t wait to start!!!

  367. natasha says:

    The lego tote is awesome, my son will love it.

  368. Rebecca says:

    Love, Love, LOVE these tutorials! Want to rush home right now and make some wings!

  369. Jess says:

    Love love love this post!!! I don’t even know where to start! My boys would LOVE the dino tails and winter hats. And I want one of those marshmallows : )

  370. Tammy says:

    The Simple Home book looks like a fun book to have!

  371. Love all the projects! One better than other 😀 I know two kids that will love the wings and the tail 😉

  372. Timmi says:

    oh I have to make those macaroons and maybe some real ones too!

  373. Lisa Zap says:

    Those winter carolers are adorable. They remind me of the Russian stacking dolls.

  374. Michelle says:

    The dress up wings are beautiful! Can’t wait to try the dino tales, too. 🙂

  375. Gretchen says:

    I hope my kids are not too big for these great gifts!

  376. Christina G. says:

    I am definitely making the hats and dinosaur tails for my boys! Love it!

  377. amy says:

    What a sweet Santa note! Also, I want that printing from nature book…

  378. Maile says:

    Love the warm winter hat! And I know I have some extra fleece around from making scarves.

  379. love the lego bag!!!

  380. Joanna H. says:

    My boys would love the spiky hat, and my husband would too!!

  381. Briana says:

    I love the tutorials today. My son would love the dino tail and my daughter would love the wings!

  382. jenn says:

    love the tails, and the hand printing from nature book looks like a lot of fun! Thanks!

  383. Love that dino hat!

  384. Georgia says:

    Great projects for little ones! My guys is a little small, but these are going on my list for future gifts! (aka pinterest) 🙂

  385. Lee Ann Bailey says:

    I can see adapting the warm winter hat into other animals, too. Thanks for the great idea!

  386. Cayce says:

    oh my, that fox is adorable!

  387. Emily says:

    My nephews and nieces just may be getting dinosaur tails and wings this year. 🙂

  388. ste says:

    Love the dragon tails!

  389. Barbara says:

    Those dress-up wings are adorable. Thanks for sharing!

  390. Melanie says:

    I know someone who would love the dinosaur tail!

  391. Margaret says:

    Those Winter Carolers are too cute!

  392. Marilize says:

    Loving the dino tails and the wings – so gorgeous 🙂


  393. Christina says:

    Gingercake! I thought those carolers looked familiar…

  394. Marianna says:

    I see a whole choir of carolers in my future!. Thanks.

  395. Ann says:

    Making wings tonight and hat tomorrow! Great post today.

  396. Liz says:

    So many great ideas!

  397. Hannah says:

    Love the dino tails so so much!!

  398. fun ideas! I love those wings!

  399. Melanie T says:

    I am making that hat! Love this. Thanks for the chance.

  400. beverly says:

    I love the wings! There are really some great ideas!

  401. Pat Upton says:

    Wish I had little ones again to make the wings and fabulous hat for! Someday…

  402. Rebekah says:

    love love love the dress-up wings!!

  403. linda says:

    Those Winter Carolers are the cutest!

  404. Angela N. says:

    Love the cute tails! The lego bag looks intriguing, gotta pull up that pattern! Thanks

  405. Stacy says:

    Love the dinosaur tail and the hat!

  406. Oooh Those carolers are too cute!!!!!! Love the bird wings as well

  407. Steph G. says:

    Those wings are gorgeous!

  408. The French Macarons out of felt look incredible – that is the kind I need!

  409. Sally says:

    These make lovely gift ideas for children, just what I’ve been looking for, Thank you!

  410. Debbie says:

    I think the carolers are cute!

  411. Louisa says:

    I just love the Dino Tail! It would be fun to make the spiky hat.

  412. Jennifer says:

    The dress up wings are so cute!

  413. Carmen says:

    I totally wish I had that dinosaur tail as a kid!

  414. Celia says:

    The Dress Up Wings are gorgeous!

  415. Julianne Ross says:

    The carolers are adorable! I’ll have fun with this one!

  416. Elizabeth R says:

    great books today!

  417. sangeetha says:

    Loved it !!

  418. Megan says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE the dinosaur tails and wings!

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