November 16 ~ Gifts for Grandparents

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It can be super-tricky to find just the right thing to give grandparents! Make something they’ll use and love with today’s great gift ideas… You can get kids in on the fun with some sewing projects of their own too.

Psst: Comment on any of the Week #2 posts by midnight tonight PST for your chance to win prizes. We’ll have a whole new prize list to share tomorrow, and lots more chances to win.

Today’s Guest Curator: Teresa from Dandelion Drift

Teresa has a fairly new Dandelion Drift blog to share all of the beautiful things she sews, from quilts to kid’s clothes and clothes for herself too! She also loves to bake.

Teresa has lots of fun getting to know people in the online sewing community and would love to have you stop by Dandelion Drift. Stop by for more from Teresa (check out her recent bird costume!) and have fun with her finds today.

Make It

Magnetic Washi Tape Bookmarks
These Magnetic Washi Tape Bookmarks from Christie at A Lemon Squeezy Home are so cute and easy! Brilliant.

Knitting + Crochet Pouch
Lisa’s Knitting + Crochet Pouch at A Spoonful of Sugar could be an extra-special gift with some yarn or needles tucked inside.

Slippers from a Felted Sweater
Make a pair for Grandma and Grandpa with this great Slippers from a Felted Sweater tutorial from Melly Sews.

Scalloped Sunglasses Case
Amy’s Scalloped Sunglasses Case at Positively Splendid works great for reading glasses too!

Travel Neck Pillow Cover
Do you have traveling grandparents in the family?! This Travel Neck Pillow Cover from Lisa at A Spoonful of Sugar will be a big hit on future journeys.

Pond & Scales Sashiko Placemats
We think most people would love a set of these beautiful Pond & Scales Sashiko Placemats from Doodle Stitching: Embroidery & Beyond here at Sew Mama Sew.

Overnight Travel Bag
Liesl has a free PDF pattern with instructions for this great Overnight Travel Bag at Liesl Made.

Scrappy Patchwork Quilt
Our Scrappy Patchwork Quilt from Beth of Plum and June for Sew Mama Sew is perfect for cozy nights reading by the fire.

Related tutorials you might enjoy: Gifts for Dads + Grandpas, Gifts for Moms + Grandmas

Mix It

Christmas Peppermint Candy Ricotta Cheesecake
Roxana’s favorite dessert is cheesecake, so you know her Christmas Peppermint Candy Ricotta Cheesecake at Roxana’s Home Baking is going to be good! She writes that this is a… “Velvety ricotta cheesecake mixed with crushed peppermint candy and topped with a layer of white chocolate ganache, Christmas candy and sprinkles.”

Print It

Gift Tags
We have Gift Tags here at Sew Mama Sew for all of your handmade gift giving needs! (Here’s the link to a second set of tags!)

Win It

Comment on today’s post for a chance to win one of these prizes!
Tip: If you’re hoping to win a prize that notes “US Winners Only,” include your state in your name (i.e. Beth in WA) so we can confirm residence and avoid any disappointment on your end. Shipping range is determined by the generous companies and artisans that donate Handmade Holidays prizes.

Win three beautiful Charmed Liebling patterns, winner’s choice! All of the Charmed Liebling bag, wallet, messenger and laptop bag designs are PDF patterns (and include permission to sell your finished products).

Mollie Makes Feathered Friends: Crochet, Knitting, Sewing, Felting, Papercraft and More
(US Winners Only)

Publisher: Interweave

This gorgeous new book from the team at Mollie Makes brings together ten designers and makers. Taking their inspiration from the natural world, they have come up with over twenty exclusive projects just for you, based around the ever-popular theme of birds. With ideas for handmade accessories, cards and gifts, this book is perfect for nature-lovers. It is full to bursting of ideas for using cute designs and pretty motifs in your craft projects. Includes a variety of crafts, with full instructions for knitting, crochet, sewing and papercraft projects, as well as ideas on how to turn your junk-shop finds into works of crafty art. Each project is accompanied by clear step-by-step instructions and beautiful photography, with hints and tips on personalising your makes, ensuring that everything you create is unique, just like you.

Doodle Stitching: Embroidery & Beyond
(International Shipping)

Author: Aimee Ray
Publisher: Lark Crafts

In her first two Doodle Stitching books, Aimee Ray proved that doodling isn’t just for paper anymore! Now she brings her irresistible art to a variety of embroidery techniques in a timeless resource for anyone with a needle and thread. Appealing to stitchers of all levels, the beautiful decorative stitches and techniques here include stumpwork, appliquΓ©, Shisha, cutwork and Sashiko. They’re all presented in Ray’s fresh, accessible and whimsical style, with more than 20 fun projects and extra motifs so readers can personalize their creations.

Fresh Designs Kids
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Publisher: Cooperative Press

Fresh Designs is a series of pattern books by emerging fiber arts designers from all over the world. In addition to KIDS, look for MITTENS & GLOVES, SHAWLS, SCARVES, SWEATERS, MEN, HATS, BAGS, TOYS and HOME, all either available now or coming soon from Cooperative Press.

Stitched Blooms
(International Shipping)

Author: Carina Envoldsen-Harris
Publisher: Lark Crafts

One part project book and one part resource guide, Stitched Blooms will be the go-to collection of floral embroidery motifs for today’s stitchers and crafters. Its 300 designs run the gamut from classic flowers to folk-art leaves and borders, and the accompanying CD offers yet more possibilities! Use them on the 20 featured projects, including a blouse, Swedish stuffed horse toy, cute girl’s skirt and more.

Don’t miss our Handmade Holidays photo pool, and check out our 2012 Handmade Holidays list for more fabulous ideas. Here are our 2013 themes:

November 15: Holiday Fun
November 14: Repurposed/Upcycled Gifts
November 13: Gifts for Book Lovers
November 12: Gifts for Girlfriends
November 11: Gifts for Boys
November 10: Eco-Friendly Gifts
November 9: Advent Calendars
November 8: Gifts for Make-Believe
November 7: Gifts for Travelers
November 6: Gifts for Geeks
November 5: Gifts for Babies + Toddlers
November 4: Holiday Party Clothes + Accessories
November 3: Gifts for Cooks
November 2: Gifts for Gadget Lovers
November 1: Gifts for Tweens

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258 Responses to November 16 ~ Gifts for Grandparents

  1. Jennifer in MA says:

    Those placemats are gorgeous! You guys make my creative juices flow!

  2. Knittng and crochet pouch = perfect for my aunt!

  3. Haley says:

    Love these ideas. Haley in Canada.

  4. Anna in WA says:

    I love those slippers! And I want someone to make the crochet pouch for me πŸ˜‰

  5. ruby t--nm says:

    Loving everything that is shown…the project bag and glasses cases are the best.
    Thank you

  6. Elizabeth in LA says:

    I like the washi tape bookmark idea… something the kidlet could make for the grandparents πŸ™‚

  7. Alicia says:

    Oooh…the neck pillow and bookmarks along with a compact reading light for a set! I need to get off my computer(phone) and get going on all these great ideas!

  8. Sarah Chase says:

    I love the placemats and should give them a try!

  9. Vicki H in KS says:

    Like the Weekender bag, but Grandma usually stays longer than a weekend.

  10. Vicki H in KS says:

    Like the Weekender bag, but grandma usually stays longer than just a weekend.

  11. Sandy K in MN says:

    My mom has to have that crochet pouch.

  12. Jo in MA says:

    Love the sashiko plaemats — I tried my hand at sashiko a few years ago and just loved it. Need an excuse to do more!

  13. Terry in IL says:

    Sashiko is a great technique … and those printable tags will be great for handmade gifts this year!

  14. Karen's Sew Hub - Georgia says:

    Bags are all the gifts in this house this year, I should probably get started….

  15. Karyn in HI says:

    Nothing like turning the pages of a book. Off to make some quick gifts.

  16. Jennifer in NC says:

    The Shasiko placemats are just beautiful. I love the blue and white!

  17. Kimberly in OR says:

    Love the magnetic bookmarks.

  18. Stephanie in TN says:

    My husband’s grandmother would enjoy the knitting pouch!

  19. Allison in WA says:

    I like the washi bookmarks

  20. Martha says:

    Love that travel bag! Thanks for the chance to win and for posting such thoughtful tutorials.

  21. Amorette in OR says:

    Those sashiko placemats are gorgeous, and the ricotta cheesecake would be the perfect thing to serve on them!

  22. Cindi in GA says:

    I love the travel bag…thanks for sharing.

  23. Erika says:

    Some great ideas for me πŸ™‚ Love it.

  24. Shannon in wa says:

    Those are sweet slippers….

  25. Gina S. Ia says:

    Love the over night bag!

  26. Nicole Martinez from NY says:

    Great Gifts!!!! My G-ma would love almost everything

  27. Jess in IN says:

    As always, so many awesome ideas!

  28. Jess says:

    Oh wow, I seriously LOVE that overnight weekend travel bag!!!

    Thanks for the tips!

    Jess in TN

  29. Mhairi (Aust) says:

    I love the crochet/knitting bag and the gift tags. Thanks for creating this list it is brilliant.

  30. Jolien says:

    Love the bag! πŸ™‚

  31. Karrie Smith says:

    Great ideas! I think my grandma would really love the neck pillow πŸ™‚ Thanks for the chance to win.

    karrie from MI

  32. Prachi says:

    Love the sashiko placemats.
    And the overnight travel bag is just the thing for me to try as I feel I am ready to take my sewing skills to the next level.

  33. Anitha says:

    lovely tutorials, glad that we care for our grandparents too

  34. Rachel in co says:

    Those washi bookmarks would be great for kids since mine seem to drop their books at least once or twice and knock the bookmarks out!

  35. Raelene says:

    Charmed Liebling patterns. LOVELY PATTERNS
    Stitched Blooms These look really good.

  36. Katrina H says:

    I love the sashiko placemats! great idea.

  37. Xenia says:

    A great inspirational list, I want some of these for myself though I’m far from being a grandmother πŸ™‚ My favourite today is the Travel Neck Pillow Cover, I will be making one for myself.

  38. Emilyplays in WA says:

    This is a great line-up. Love the washi tape bookmarks & the sweater slippers!

  39. Kari in WA says:

    You have some great ideas here! Thanks!

  40. Julie says:

    Another great list… usual!

  41. Kristin H says:

    Those placemats are beautiful!

  42. Maggie in ky says:

    Those gift tags are perfect since I’m making so many gifts this year.

  43. Deidre in Canada! says:

    Thanks for the great ideas — those slippers will be perfect!

  44. Carmen says:

    I love all of these ideas – especially the Overnight Travel Bag

  45. Hilary in MN says:

    does it make me old if i want a bunch of these things.

  46. Patricia in PA says:

    Super sweet, all! Thanks again for sharing.

  47. Nancy W in CA says:

    More great tutorials. Love the overnight bag!! Thanks for sharing.

  48. This could be my favorite treasury so far. I pinned several ideas to my Christmas Cheer board, including the bookmarks, eyeglass case, and knitting/crochet case. Cute!

  49. Sue D in MI says:

    Great tutorials! I love the knitting pouch and eye glasses case!

  50. kathyh in OR says:

    I love adding embroidery to items I make to make them extra special. I saw the sashiko placemats before and I think they would be a great project for one of my giftees.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  51. Linda Fleming in CA says:

    Lots of inspiration here for my mother-in-law!
    Joan would just love the magnetic bookmark, the knitting/crotchet bag and the neck pillow for her trips!

  52. Carrie P. says:

    these are great. I would like to make some for myself. :0)

  53. Shannon (in MD) says:

    Curious what ricotta does in a cheesecake–may have to give that one a try!

  54. Mandi in CO says:

    oh, those placemats!

  55. Kristin in VA says:

    Love those placemats…I think my grandma would really appreciate them!

  56. Kristina says:

    Love that scrappy quilt and overnight bag!

  57. Emilee says:

    Interested to try that cheesecake recipe! Would love to win the doodle stitching book!

  58. Kay Eyles says:

    Some great ideas here, thanks for the list. The cheesecake looks particularly yummy.

  59. Esther says:

    Lots of inspiration again on your blog! Wonderful!!!

  60. Beth in VA says:

    Grandparents do love quilts!

  61. Southern Gal says:

    I love the case for glasses. Thanks for sharing all this.

  62. Beth in Michigan says:

    Love the scrappy quilt, MUST make that cheesecake!

  63. Helen says:

    These makes are lovely, any grandparent would love them. Any non- grandparent would love them.

  64. Serena in CA says:

    Love the washi tape bookmarks!

  65. Kirsten says:

    My daughter just started a Waldorf school, and this knitting and crochet clutch is going to be a perfect gift for her.

  66. Wendy says:

    Like the knitting needle case.

  67. Debbie says:

    Wonderful ideas!

  68. Mary in MN says:

    Fresh Designs Kids looks like a great book.

  69. Robynn in CA says:

    Love those bookmarks and yes Grandma would love them too.

  70. Julielorene from Canada says:

    Wonderful ideas. Lovely prizes.

  71. Gill says:

    I love the overnight bag!!

  72. Meg from OR says:

    Love the place mats!

  73. jessicac says:

    Love the intricate sashiko placemats, and I think I have a sweater that needs felting for those cute slippers.

  74. Allison in TN says:

    The glasses cases are really cute! Thanks for the ideas and giveaway.

  75. Theresa says:

    Oh, i think i’m too late πŸ™

  76. Great ideas!

  77. A simple quilt and comfy slippers would be a nice combo gift.

  78. craftytammie says:

    I love that scalloped glasses case! (KS)

  79. Sarah M in Vermont says:

    Peppermint cheesecake is something my dad is sure to love!

  80. Robin E. in AZ says:

    That travel neck pillow is perfect not only for travel, but for afternoon naps in a recliner. I may now a grandparent or three that could us one… Thank you.

  81. Alida in VA says:

    Lovely ideas, thanks for sharing and thanks for the chance to win!

  82. Allison in MA says:

    I like those placemats

  83. lisamci says:

    I love the look of the doodle stitching book, that gives me a great idea for a grandparent gift!

  84. Cute!

  85. Anita says:

    The cheesecake looks good.

  86. Persia in IL says:

    Ooh those slippers…I might make them for me and not the grandparents!

  87. Colette says:

    Love the eyeglass holders.

  88. Jenny in In says:

    Love crafting for grandparents

  89. amentzer-vt says:

    I’m not a grandparent but I might just need the travel bag.

  90. Lizzie says:

    I love the cheesecake recipe too! But those eyeglass cases also look like they would be a hit!

  91. Amanda in MT says:

    I love all the projects!

  92. Thyssly says:

    Great ideas!

  93. Julia in WA says:

    The knitting and crochet pouch is perfect.

  94. Sarah says:

    Lots of sweet options today! The slippers are gorgeous

  95. Rebecca says:

    I love the printable tags.

  96. so many wonderful gifts today – with travelling grandparents there are heaps of choices – thanks for the chance to win Charmed Liebling patterns and the gorgeous stitched blooms book !

  97. Delia from VA says:

    Those slippers look cozy! They will be a big hit.

  98. DeborahGun says:

    Love Plum and June’s quilt pattern especially today πŸ™‚ (international reader)

  99. Abbi says:

    I love the slippers! They are so sweet looking. I think I will need to pin that post for inspiration later.

    Abbi in MN

  100. Sam E-B says:

    The washi tape magnetic bookmarks look great, and really easy too! πŸ™‚

  101. consuelo says:

    I really like that tutorial for felted slippers. Very practical and they look cozy too!

  102. Dorothy B in Az says:

    Thanks for the great ideas. Can’t decide which one to start making first.

  103. Sarah says:

    Ah! I’ve been playing with embroidery this past year… These books look lovely! Thanks for the giveaway! Sarah in WA

  104. Jim in NC says:

    The neck cushion and travel tote look like they’d be great gifts to make and give.

  105. Love the slippers!

  106. JAckie says:

    Great idea, excited to try this.

  107. Kristie says:

    I love the sashiko placemats. I really need to finish my sewing projects and move onto some more embroidery and sashiko. Thanks!

  108. Judith says:

    Hand stitching make any gift more special, and sashiko is particularly attractive. Thanks for the link to the lovely sashiko placemat pattern.

  109. Melwyk says:

    Beautiful placemats, and I also love the cuteness of the glasses case…but I might have to make these for myself πŸ˜‰

  110. Lisa in WV. I love all these project! Such great ideas!

  111. Ellen from OH says:

    I love the magnetic washi tape bookmarks – it would be an easy gift that the kids could make. Thanks for the inspiration!

  112. Joelle in Nebraska says:

    oooh, gonna have to try that Christmas Peppermint Candy Ricotta Cheesecake.

  113. Amy in IL says:

    Love the look of the placemats.

  114. Mama Lusco says:

    Love the sunglasses case. Thanks for the ideas!

  115. Margo in WA says:

    The travel pillow is a great idea!

  116. Jacklynn in WI says:

    The knitting pouch would be perfect for my knitting friends – how smart to have a tape measure right there where you need it! Thanks for the give away!

  117. Lauren in mi says:

    Great ideas thanks

  118. Wendy TC says:

    Thanks for the give away! Nice ideas to churn the imagination.

  119. Diane in NM says:

    Really cute ideas today. Thanks!

  120. Miranda in California says:

    I hope I get lucky this week! Such fun giveaways πŸ™‚

  121. I would love to make the place mats.
    November posts are my favorites!

  122. julie from FL says:

    I love the magnetic bookmark. What a nice idea!

  123. Cheryl says:

    I especially love the eye glass cases!

  124. Robyn Dunfield says:

    Love today’s post!! Grandparents are so hard to find gifts for so this is a great help! Thank you!

  125. Marissa in the US says:

    A travel neck pillow was just what I was looking for!

  126. I love those sashiko placemats!

  127. Amy in FL says:

    Thanks for introducing me to the overnight bag and Liesl Made.

  128. Samantha in VA says:

    Love that sunglasses case!

  129. Beth in MI says:

    Love the knitting/crochet pouch…may have to make one for myself!

  130. Audrey in PA says:

    Love that weekend travel bag!!!

  131. Nicki says:

    Love the travel pillow and bag!

  132. Laurie in MA says:

    The weekend bag is adorable!!!

  133. Kati in FL says:

    I love the flowers on the sunglasses cases. They would be fun on hair clips!

  134. Heidi in WA says:

    Great ideas! Love the place mat set!

  135. Ashley in Canada says:

    That cheesecake looks delish!

  136. Mickey Louth says:

    I really want to make that overnight bag!

  137. I’m really enjoying these posts. Such great ideas!

  138. Cathie D says:

    Love that weekend tote…maybe one for me too!
    thanks for the great ideas

  139. Beth says:

    I might make myself some of those cute slippers! ~Beth from IN

  140. Virginia in Florida says:

    Love the weekend bag, will be trying that one next week. Thanks for the great ideas every day.

  141. CJ in Canada says:

    My kids’ cruise taking grandma will love a pillow cover!

  142. Kara in OR says:

    those place mats are amazing

  143. Irene S says:

    Thanks for the great gift ideas!

  144. erica in OR says:

    I don’t know if it’s the weekend, so I have more capacity for inspiration, but so many of these ideas excite me. The scrappy quilt, the sashimi placemats (!), the scalloped eyeglass case. I want to get started on all of them.

  145. Lynn H says:

    Cute slippers!

  146. Shirley says:

    Everyday I wonder how you can maintain such a high standard, this has been a truly great gift. I think all the projects are great!

  147. Amanda in MD says:

    Cute stuff! These ideas are great for so many people.

  148. Sandy in Ohio says:

    I might have to make the placemats for myself!

  149. Becky in FL says:

    Sadly, all my grandparents have passed away. But there are a couple of items on this list that appeal to me. Does that mean I’m old? Or do I just have good taste?

  150. Heather says:

    I love the knitting pouch!

  151. janet in nj says:

    wonderful as always

  152. Julie says:

    The candy cane cheesecake looks delish!

  153. christina in VT says:

    I like the washi tape bookmarks – – clever.

  154. Barbara in Fl says:

    Love the neck pillow, want one for myself

  155. Lisamarie in CT says:

    Those sashiko placemats are lovely! I would love to make a set of those.

  156. Amy in OH says:

    Love the yummy cheesecake! Thanks for the giveaway! Amy @ gasudimack(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

  157. MaryEllen in ND says:

    Love the glasses cases. All are great inspiration!

  158. kristonlion says:

    oooh love them all! I want to make all these gifts for myself. especially the knitting pouch and glasses case. and i LOVE the slippers!

  159. Amy in Ca says:

    I love these ideas! Grandparents are hard to buy for!

  160. Kate says:

    I needed some inspiration for a grandma gift! Wondering whether to try a quilt – although I’ve never made one before…

  161. Wendy in OH says:

    Love the slippers!

  162. Tasha in MO says:

    That cheesecake looks divine.

  163. Stacy in WI says:

    The washi tape bookmarks are a great idea!

  164. Theresa says:

    so many cute ideas

  165. Doreen B says:

    Love the weekend bag! Want to make it soon.

  166. Erin M says:

    So many awesome ideas, I don’t think I need to go anywhere else for ideas for the next 5 years lol.

  167. Celeste says:

    That peppermint ricotta cheesecake looks amazing!

  168. Jocelyn says:

    Very nice gifts. Thanks for the ideas.

    Jocelyn in US

  169. Kim S. says:

    Love to see the Sashiko!

    -Kim in VA

  170. Sara in NY says:

    Oooo! I’ve been looking for a good pattern for covers for our travel pillows! Thanks!

  171. Annette says:

    All of these are great ideas! Thanks!

  172. Stacia in TN says:

    The peppermint cheesecake sounds AMAZING!

  173. Margaret in MA says:

    The sashiko placemats are gorgeous.

  174. Serena in TX says:

    The placemats are beautiful! Also that Peppermint cheesecake looks really pretty. I bet it’s pretty tasty too.

  175. Rosemary says:

    Another selection of great ideas πŸ™‚

  176. Vero Et in FL says:

    Love the placemats

  177. Molly in OR says:

    I am teaching my 7 year old daughter how to sew and she is insisting on making Christmas gifts this year (she doesn’t have to twist my arm too much). Thanks for the inspiration!

  178. MandiC says:

    The overnight travel bag looks awesome!

  179. jb in IN says:


  180. Anke from Germany says:

    I’m looking for a overnight bag since months. I should just Sew it on my own.

  181. Heidi says:

    Great quilt pattern!!

  182. Stefanie says:

    Really like the scrappy quilt πŸ™‚

  183. Nupur in GA says:

    Aww- so sweet. The scalloped sunglasses case is my favorite!

  184. Sarah in ME says:

    I absolutely love the place mats and would not be able to give them away…

  185. SS in NH says:

    That cheesecake looks YUMMY!

  186. usairdoll in ca says:

    Love the travel pillow and overnight bag, would be great for my trips when going to visit my grandson.

    Thank you for a super giveaway and a chance to win.


  187. Those travel pillows look awesome – don’t think I’d have every considered them as a thing that’d be makeable at home (I don’t know why not, though…).

  188. Tamie says:

    I really ought to give that weekend bag a try. So cute.

  189. Deb H. in PA says:

    There are some sweet gifts today!

  190. The cheesecake looks amazing!

  191. Libby says:

    The grandma in me will have to make that knitting and crochet pouch just for me! Love these!

  192. Anya says:

    The neck travel pillow cover would be so cozy in flannel!

  193. Lynn in NC says:

    That travel bag!!!

  194. Jane in PA says:

    what fun! love these ideas!

  195. Marge says:

    As my kid’s like to say, “Hey, guys, grandparents are humans too!” Great selection, thanks for sharing.

  196. Stephanie says:

    So many cute ideas!

  197. Catherine says:

    I’m going to check out those bookmarks for me … and LOVE the Stitched Blooms book. It looks so pretty.

  198. Amber K. In UT says:

    I love the knitting pouch and sunglasses case.

  199. Theresa says:

    Another beautiful list of ideas!

  200. Heather L says:

    Love the Sashiko placemats!

  201. Danielle in NY says:

    That cheesecake looks delicious!

  202. Ramona M. from MI says:

    I really like the weekend bag and the felted slippers are adorable.

  203. Ramona M. from MI says:

    I really like the overnight bag and the cute felted slippers.

  204. Karen Seitz says:

    This is an especially nice variety of projects today. Love the ideas.

  205. Tammy in MI says:

    I like the travel bag!

  206. Joanna NY says:

    They are all great ideas! Like the travel neck pillow… it would be good for my mother-in-law whenever we go for long rides. Thanks!

  207. Lee in MI says:

    I love the stitched placemats! thank you!

  208. Cherri in WI says:

    Love the slippers & neck pillow.

  209. Kristin says:

    these look like great grandparent gifts. and the cheesecake looks amazing!

  210. Miet says:

    I really like the travel bag!

  211. Kat H says:

    Wow, another great collection of ideas! I particularly love the knitting pouch, I may have to make that for a couple of family members for Christmas. πŸ™‚

  212. Paula says:

    Great ideas. I really love the placemats.

  213. Kari E WI says:

    Love the bag!

  214. Great round-up of projects, the glasses cases would really hit the mark for my family!

  215. Mary Ann in SC says:

    Rice bags for aches and pains are good too!

  216. Charlotte in GA says:

    Great ideas! Thanks for the chance to win!

  217. Liz K in OR says:

    Placemats! So beautiful, what a great gift idea

  218. Shawn in MI says:

    Thank you for the giveaways and for sharing everything.

  219. SonjaVic says:

    Grandparents are so hard to find the perfect gift. thank you for all the smashing ideas!

  220. That cheesecake looks amazing!

  221. Jamie B says:

    Love the overnight bag!

  222. Jane says:

    I love the project case

  223. brie says:

    Great ideas today. Love the slippers

  224. Amy in UK says:

    Yay for international shipping!!! Love the placemats – I wish I could stitch like that!!!

  225. I must make those placemats. Thank you!

  226. Erika says:

    I’m loving the sunglass case and the travel pillow ideas. Perfect for our grandparents.

  227. Melanie in AZ says:

    I think the neck pillows are a great idea – one more item on the to-make list! πŸ™‚

  228. Katie Strong in IL says:

    Great! Love all the chances to win! πŸ™‚

  229. Lesley says:

    Grandparents are tricky! Love the glasses case. I live in Oregon

  230. Adri H. says:

    Very sweet gifts today… the scalloped edge sunglasses case as well as the lovely sashiko place-mats are beautiful!

  231. Eleanor in NC says:

    I love the travel pillow cover!

  232. Java Jane (NC) says:

    The travel pillow is a great idea! Thanks.

  233. Tabitha Klucking says:

    Great ideas as usual!

  234. SamanthaRi says:

    Thanks for another set of great ideas!

  235. Natalie says:

    Oooh that cheesecake looks divine.. Also think I would rather like to make slippers like that for myself, isn’t that selfish!

  236. Maddy in TX says:

    My grandmother has become quite the world traveler since retirement. That travel pillow is great!

  237. Myra in FL says:

    Very cute stuff, love the sunglass case

  238. Diane in AZ says:

    I love the weekend travel bag!

  239. Judy in OR says:

    There are some great travel gift ideas and I think any of these gifts could be made for just about anyone that travels.

  240. Donna says:

    Thanks for doing this (love that overnight travel bag…and that cheesecake)! Would love to win one of the embroidery books.

  241. Tammie says:

    Tammie (ND). Thanks for the great gift ideas.

  242. Greeblygreebly in WA state says:

    I have been meaning to try my hand at Sashiko, it’s such a lovely form of embroidery and I love embroidery.

  243. Gen says:

    So many lovely things!

  244. Jenn in GA says:

    I love the placemats! White on blue is stunning.

  245. Jenn Rodriguez says:

    I really like the placemats!

  246. Sonja says:

    Once again, a wonderful line up of tutorials. Thank you ~ Sonja in AL

  247. Kristen in PA says:

    That cake looks amazing! I love the scalloped glasses case, too.

  248. Tricia in MA says:

    I love the magnets!

  249. Jenn says:

    So excited about the great tutorials! Love these holiday roundups! πŸ™‚

  250. Amber in NY says:

    Gorgeous placemats!

  251. karen in ga says:

    The cheesecake looks incredible!

  252. Megan in GA says:

    My grandparents travel a lot, so I love the travel craft ideas!

  253. Tera says:

    loving the overnight bag

  254. Bess in UT says:

    I love the little washi tape bookmarks and the gorgeous place mats!

  255. I know a couple of people who could use those cute cases for sunglasses.

  256. Carol P. says:

    Wish I had grandparents to gift to.

  257. Judi in VA says:

    Love so many of the ideas today. Slippers, placemats, glasses case & the scrappy quilt. Does it mean I should be a grandparent if I want the knitting pouch for myself?

  258. Anya says:

    Great ideas! Thanks for the chance! Anya in PA

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