Month: November 2013

November 26 ~ One Gift for All

Make one type of gift for lots of people on your list with today’s ideas. (For example a circle scarf, stick horse, rice bags, etc.) You’ll be more productive and your list of must-makes will dwindle in a hurry. Many of these are great family presents too. One for all, and all for a happy holiday season!

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Trapunto Snowflake Pillows

Maya Donenfeld of maya*made, author of Reinvention: Sewing with Rescued Materials, has always impressed us with her designs. We’re so happy to have her here today with a special project for the season ahead. Find your own way to “minimalistic bliss” and learn a new sewing technique as you go with Maya’s Snowflake Pillows…

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November 11 ~ Gifts for Boys

Today’s gift ideas focus on boys but they’d also all be great for girls. A little later this month we’ll share ideas for men too! Don’t miss the related tutorial links as there are lots of fun picks perfect for boys throughout our Handmade Holidays posts.

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Modern BOM Sew-Along: Finishing Your Quilt

Designer Alyssa Lichner of Pile o’ Fabric is back for the final post in our Modern BOM series. We know some of you have been eagerly waiting for this post! Today Alyssa shows you how she finished her quilt, including tips for binding, quilting and more. We can’t wait to see your quilts. The extra-large blocks in our second Modern BOM make such an impact when placed together in the final quilt!…

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November 7 ~ Gifts for Travelers

Destination Christmas! Today’s gifts are for the travelers… Each of these ideas help make holiday journeys a little easier, whether you’re heading across the neighborhood with a casserole or across the country with your luggage. Happy travels! (Cherry Cheesecake in a Jar will make for cheery traveling, right?!)

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