November 6 ~ Gifts for Geeks

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Channel your inner geek with today’s fun ideas from Angela of We’ve got a little pop culture, binary code and more. (Tetris cake! Rubik’s Cube ottoman! Paper pieced Lego Star Wars quilt!) Have fun…

Today’s Guest Curator: Angela from

Angela Bowman loves to help people be creative and strives to offer meaningful ways to make something unique. She shares sewing projects, DIY craft ideas and creative business tips on her blog. Don’t miss her Watercolor Patchwork project in the Gifts 2013 issue of Stitch Craft Create magazine!

Make It

QR Code Cross Stitch
Learn how to make a QR Code Cross Stitch with Angela’s PDF tutorial at

Comic Book Hero Paper Piecing Patterns
Find lots of free Comic Book Hero Paper Piecing Patterns designed by Lilja at Liljabs. Turn them into a pillow, quilt, bag or more!

Ron Swanson Quilt
You can join any time to sew in the Ron Swanson Along with Monica of Happy Zombie. Monica writes, “The Ron Swanson Along is a perpetual online activity. And now that the holidays are upon us, maybe one’s fabric/color choices could reflect the season? How about a Thanksgiving-Ron in yellow, oranges, red, purple and browns; or a Hanukkah-Ron in blues and whites; or a Christmas-Ron in whites, greens and reds? Have fun making your own Ron no matter when you start it. Just Swanson it.”

Police Box Wristlet
Do you know a big Doctor Who fan? Make Erin’s Police Box Wristlet at Dog Under My Desk.

LEGO Star Wars Quilt
All of the patterns for Kristy’s fabulous LEGO Star Wars Quilt are available for free in her Craftsy shop. Find the link and more photos of the quilt at Quiet Play.

Yoda Purse
Crafty Staci designed this fun and easy Yoda Purse.

Rubik’s Cube Ottoman
The Rubik’s Cube Ottoman is just one part in a series of Rubik’s Cube-inspired projects by Caroline at Obsessively Stitching!

Make some Feltycuffs with Alex’s tutorial at Lola Nova, and you might instantly feel more powerful.

Avengers Cross Stitch
Jacqueline has a free Avengers Cross Stitch pattern at weelittlestitches, just for you.

Related tutorials you might enjoy: Passion for Pop Culture

Mix It

Tetris Cake
The Tetris Cake from Steph at Raspberri Cupcakes incorporates square macarons (and there’s even a cake gif).

8-bit Heart Cookies
Francois shows you how to make 8-bit Heart Cookies at Sweet Explorations, with an 8-bit Heart template.

Print It

Star Wars Snowflakes
Anthony of Anthony Herrera Designs has lots of Star Wars Snowflake designs you can download, print and cut!

Binary Code Wrapping Paper
Wrap your handmade gifts in “I Love You” Binary Code Wrapping Paper from Ashley at 7th House on the Left.

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 a $25 gift certificate to Fashionable Fabrics! Fashionable Fabrics is a unique fashion fabric boutique for all of your designer fashion fabric needs.

Mollie Makes Woodland Friends: More Handmade Projects for the Home
(US Winners Only)

Publisher: Interweave

The latest book from the Mollie Makes team takes its inspiration from woodland creatures. Ten of our favorite crafty contributors have put together over 18 exclusive projects featuring crafty foxes, cute and cuddly mice, wise old owls and any other forest-dweller you can imagine! There are ideas for home accessories, toys, gifts and cards, covering a wide range of techniques including sewing, crochet, embroidery, papercrafts and more. Whether you are a knitter or a felter, or fancy trying out some crochet, stitching or paper-cutting for the first time, there is something in here for you. Each project is accompanied by clear step-by-step photography and stylish photography, with hints and tips direct from the makers. So dig out your very best vintage fabrics, most colorful yarns and threads, clear the kitchen table and prepare to be inspired.

1, 2, 3 Quilt: Shape Up Your Skills with 24 Stylish Projects
(US Winners Only)

Author: Ellen Luckett Baker
Publisher: Chronicle Books

In this follow-up to 1, 2, 3 Sew, expert seamstress and craft blogger Ellen Luckett Baker shares her fun building-block approach to quilting. Organized by quilting shapes— squares, triangles, hexagons, circles, flowers, stars and diamonds— this easy-to-follow guide provides a simple way to master the elements of quilt design. Twenty-four projects progress in difficulty, allowing readers to develop technical skills as they work through the book. From the minimal Argyle Apron to the stylish Hexagon Handbag and more intricate Star Quilt, these modern, bright designs will appeal to beginning and intermediate quilters alike.

Adventures in Yarn Farming: Four Seasons on a New England Fiber Farm
(US Winners Only)

Author: Barbara Parry
Publisher: Roost Books

Barbara Parry’s Springdelle Farm revolves around the sheep, llamas and goats that contribute to her signature farm yarns. Follow Barbara through a year on the farm— from lambing and caring for her flock to shearing and preparing fiber for yarn— and get an insider’s view of life on a fiber farm, all told through the eyes of a veteran shepherdess and textile artisan. Along the way, discover techniques for spinning and dyeing natural fibers and patterns from top knitwear designers.

Date Keeper— Modern Quilts
(US Winners Only)

Record all the milestones of your life in this beautiful calendar from C&T Publishing and keep them at your fingertips forever. The Date Keeper weekly perpetual calendar helps you remember important birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and special occasions. There’s even room for your family tree. Featuring 60 spectacular modern quilts, this heirloom-quality, spiral-bound album will last a lifetime.

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 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

We respect the copyright of all crafters. All photos are used with permission from the artist.

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352 Responses to November 6 ~ Gifts for Geeks

  1. Toni in MD says:

    Love the binary wrapping paper!


  2. Evelyn in CA says:

    My nephew would like the ottoman.

  3. Loree says:

    have a lot of boys in the house that like star wars. thought the blanket was a good idea. liked the Yoda purse.

  4. Loreee says:

    like the star wars blanket and the Yoda purse!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Rebecca says:

    Love the Rubik’s Cube ottoman!

    Rebecca in North Carolina.

  6. Kelly says:

    police box wristlet! Love it!

  7. ruby t--nm says:

    Look out here comes Ron Swanson.

  8. Debby J says:

    The Tardis wristlet! Will make this for my daughter who is a devoted Dr Who fan! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Kim in IL says:

    Oh man, don’t make me choose just one! That Star Wars Lego quilt is so cool and beautifully designed!

  10. Whitney M in SC says:

    Love the avengers cross stitch! And I might have to make the doctor who clutch just for me 🙂

  11. Jacklynn Grimm says:

    The super hero geek in me loves the Avengers cross stitch – too cool! thanks for the give away!

  12. kbo says:

    Fun Lego Quilt

  13. Eleanor in NC says:

    Love the Avengers crosstitch!

  14. Kristina says:

    Love, love, love that Doctor Who wristlet…. that one is for me!

  15. Katie in MD says:

    Cute geeky gifts!

  16. allison says:

    Love the gift ideas

  17. allison says:

    Love the Dr. Who wristlet!

  18. Amorette in OR says:

    The Rubik ottoman would be a blast to have around, and looks fun to make. The printable of the storm troopers is fantastic.

  19. Laura says:

    Wonder woman wristlets for the laboring mama! Laura Ca.

  20. Gene Black says:

    Ahhh,…the geeky coolness of these items. I love giving handmade.

  21. You had me at “Star Wars Snowflakes.”

  22. Carol P. says:

    As always, great projects.

  23. Sylvia says:

    Love the ottoman…..very clever

  24. Stacia in TN says:

    I know so many nerds who would love so many of these things!

  25. Courtney says:

    I can’t wait to try these

  26. Courtney says:

    Ooooo I love that Rubix cube

  27. Emily in NY says:

    There is definitely a superman quilt in my future!

  28. Sarah in WI says:

    Love all of these!

  29. Christina in FL says:

    Yoda Purse!!! Yes!

  30. crystal says:

    great ideas!

  31. Heather in VA says:

    My jaw dropped further and further with each project! These are totally awesome one and all! I’ll probably start with the Call Box wristlet though. Squeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

  32. Gretchen says:

    This may be my favorite category! Excellent gift ideas for my friends.

  33. Bobbie says:

    Oh my! I have a few on my list that would go gaga over some of these… I think I will be paperpiecing and cutting snowflakes and….

  34. Colleen says:

    I wish someone in my family could sew and would make me the tardis wristlet. sigh. I do have a tardis sewing case

  35. elsa says:

    Love all these ideas ~ I’ve always wanted to make a Ron Swanson quilt (or Robert Smith).
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  36. jenny in In says:

    i love how personal geeky sewing can get!

  37. Silvia says:

    Amazing stuff! I love the Doctor Who wristlet, Star Wars quilt and Yoda bag. And that Tetris cake!
    You can bet those snowflakes & wrapping paper will be making an appearance this Christmas…

  38. Jeannie D says:

    Love the little Yoda bag!

  39. Shannon in wa says:

    The geeky food has me in gleeful stitches

  40. Miranda in California says:

    I love the Geekery! Would love to win any of those fabulous prizes!

  41. Samantha in VA says:

    oh. my. goodness. The coolness is making my hyperventilate…………

  42. Shawn (MI, USA) says:

    Thanks for the chance at the giveaways.

  43. Deborah says:

    That Tetris cake is pretty fun!

    Deborah (Michigan)
    Pink Scissors Design on Etsy

  44. Martha says:

    Tetris cake is fantastic. My husband would love it!

  45. Amy says:

    I love all of these things. I’ve been struggling with what to get my husband and I think any one of these things would be awesome!

  46. Terry Druga says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! Love these gift posts. I’ve got to decide which to make for my family members!

  47. I love all of these today! I am such a geek. 🙂

  48. Elizabeth in IL says:

    I love handmade ideas and tutorials! I look forward to this each year!!

  49. Sonia F says:

    Cute ideas! Thanks for the giveaway!

  50. Sharla G says:

    That Star Wars quilt is to die for! <3

  51. Sharla in TX says:

    That Star Wars quilt is to die for!!!! <3

  52. Cal says:

    So wonderfully geeky! Love the creativity of all these crafters that come up with these projects. I need to bake that Tetris cake!

  53. Karrie Smith says:

    So many great ideas! Thanks for the chance to win! (MIch)

  54. Amy C says:

    This is a fab post full of great ideas. I’m in the UK !

  55. I love the Avengers cross stitch. I would really like to win the Mollie Makes book.

  56. Kim in OR says:

    That Avengers cross stitch is making me think I need to take up the hobby!

  57. Kim McM in PA says:

    What does it say about me that I know someone (quite a few someones, actually) who would like every single item on today’s post? These are amazing and creative and I am going to go check out the Dr Who wristlet right now.

  58. Sarah M in Vermont says:

    Oh, I WILL be making the TARDIS wristlet for my daughter. It will match the TARDIS dress we made for Halloween.

  59. DebbieKL says:

    Super cute! The binary wrapping paper would be a hit at work.

  60. kate in RI says:

    i see a lego starwars quilt in my future…

  61. Carrie P. says:

    what fun projects. I think non-geeks would like them too.

  62. modernmanson says:

    OMG! I have so many geeks in my life. I love the Super Hero Paper Piecing. AWESOME!

  63. modernmanson says:

    OMG I have so many geeks in my life. The Super Hero Paper Piecing is AWESOME!

  64. Beth T. in OR says:

    I will certainly be cutting up some of those Star Wars snowflakes. Brilliant.

    I really appreciate the creativity and generosity that goes into sharing so many fantastic ideas and tutorials for free. I hope your kindness comes back to you, many fold.

  65. Sarah in NC says:

    Thanks for the giveaways! I love these recommendations!

  66. Michelle in B.C. Canada says:

    Love that tetris cake!

  67. Cat b says:

    The lego Star Wars quilt is amazing and would be awesome to make!

  68. I have to make at least 4 Police Box wristlets. Like immediately.

  69. kim t. says:

    love that tetris cake!

  70. Judy in OR says:

    Love the Rubiks cube ottoman it brings back many memories of trying to figure out the solution.

  71. Esther F. says:

    Oh my word, I want to make all of these geek projects for myself!
    Me myself and I! Great giveaway again too,
    Esther ( the Netherlands, Europe)
    esthersipatchandquilt at yahoo dot com
    ipatchandquilt dot wordpress dot com

  72. Wendy in VA says:

    Love the cookies and the wrapping paper!

  73. Sara A. in DC says:

    I enjoy the wristlet…

  74. db says:

    Between the Star Wars snowflakes, the Star Wars Quilt and the rubik’s cube ottoman – what else could a geek want!

  75. ShelleyC says:

    I love all these! Finally geeky gifts that won’t break the bank! I’m making all my christmas gifts this year, and we have a lot of geeky family! (CA)

  76. amber in ny says:

    I’d love to cuddle up in a Ron Swanson quilt!

  77. Sarah in SD says:

    I love them all! Thanks for the giveaway!

  78. Sarah in SD says:

    I love them all! Thanks for the giveaway!

  79. Sara in California says:

    I’m torn between my geeky loves: Doctor Who and Star Wars. Nope, can’t decide. I love them all!

  80. dangermom says:

    These are the best yet! My 10yo girl would love the Lego quilt.

  81. Julie says:

    Excellent! Always love weelittlestitches patterns!

  82. Jennifer N. in CA says:

    I wish I had either more time or more sewing experience under my belt. These are clever and wonderful Thank you for sharing.

  83. Holly says:

    My son would love the Star Wars quilt, and snowflakes!

  84. K-Dee in TX says:

    I love the QR code that is cross stitched. I might have to make a pillow.

  85. Ali M says:

    I don’t know if I’m too late – almost everybody on my shopping list is geeky, so I have to get some of that wrapping paper! Ali in the US

  86. Judi Duncan says:

    cute cute cute from California

  87. Christi in MI says:

    I NEED those super hero cuffs. I will wear them on days when I need my super hero strength to get through.

  88. SammieEB says:

    I LOVE the Lego Star Wars quilt idea..might have to save it until my little boy is old enough to appreciate it! ???? Although if I start now, it might be ready by the time he’s finished…hmm…????

  89. Karen's Sew Hub - Georgia says:

    Love the tetris cake!

  90. Kristin in WA says:

    Very impressive! I think I must not be a geek, though. 😉

  91. beth says:

    the doctor who clutch is super cute

  92. Alyssa S says:

    What neat ideas! My boy will love the star wars snowflakes
    (In MN)

  93. Lucy in TX says:

    The Star Wars Snowflake is just awesome, and I love both the Wonder Woman items!

  94. Molly in Oregon says:

    So many wonderful Christmas ideas. My fav is the lego quilt and the yoda purse.

  95. annette in Me says:

    These are so cool. The wristlet! Such creative people….

  96. Theresa says:

    cute ideas

  97. Love the binary wrapping paper!

  98. Odette says:

    oh ! I do have a few geeks in my family ! the problem will be to choose which gift goes to who !

  99. Sarah in ME says:

    I want the Star Wars quilt!!

  100. JLVerde says:

    Love that rubik’s cube ottoman and the Yoda purse.

  101. Jess says:

    Ok, I don’t know whether to thank you or be mad at you for letting me know there’s a Lego Star Wars quilt pattern out there. That thing is awesome, but oh so time-consuming I bet! 🙂

    DEFINITELY making the Police Box wristlet, though. Maybe, like, 15 of them!

  102. Nancy M says:

    Gotta show my son and daughter-in-law these!
    Nancy – GA

  103. Gypsy in MD says:

    I love these items! I’m trying to think of an excuse to make that cake and those cookies. 🙂

  104. Wow! There are some incredibly creative people out there!

  105. Rachel says:

    in MN.
    What a great collection of ideas!

  106. Nikki from Ohio says:

    I looooooove all of these patterns!! I want to make them for myself!

  107. Leanne in PA says:

    My nephews would LOVE the Star Wars quilt!! How clever! Ooooo, that Barbara Parry book is on the top of my To Read List. Thank you for the opportunity!

  108. Suzanne says:

    I must love a lot of geeks because I just opened all the tabs. Thanks for the giveaways as well. I look forward to this series each day.

  109. Terri says:

    Love all the Star Wars love!!! : )

  110. Sherri in MA says:

    That Ron Swanson is everywhere! Lol

  111. Charlotte in GA says:

    The Star Wars quilt is awesome! Well, everything on this page is! Thanks for sharing today!

  112. Aurélie says:

    This is just amazing! In particular the Star Wars snowflakes, think it would make some friends pretty interested in crafting this year :-)!

  113. Miranda says:

    Those Star Wars snowflakes are incredible!

  114. Xenia says:

    Those are really fun projects. I’ve seen most of them, as I’m very interested in geek-related crafts, but it is still great to see all this geek awesomeness. Thank you for the giveaway!

  115. Jenn J in OR says:

    So many fun projects!

  116. usairdoll in usa says:

    My sister loves Dr. Who and the wristlet would be the perfect gift. She would also love the Star Wars snowflake!

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


  117. Melanie in WA says:

    Love the Star Wars quilt!

  118. Deanna says:

    I love the TARDIS pouch. My daughter made the Star Wars snowflake last year and they turned out great. .

  119. Shannon (in MD) says:

    I love that Tetris cake!

  120. Hmm, I need to get on designing bitmap quilt –and a cross stitch qr code on a business card would be quite amazing! Plenty of great possibilities! Also, I think I know a few kids who will be getting felt cuffs for christmas (considering that I know one 4-year-old who uses toilet paper rolls for cuffs!)

  121. Heidi from MA says:

    This whole post is amazing.
    The cross stitch, the selection of crafts so everyone can make something..
    I’m impressed!

  122. MC in Canada says:

    ooh all of a sudden I am picturing my living room with a rubik’s cube ottoman…

  123. Jen S in Oregon says:

    These projects are so different! I like the variety of projects in this year’s Holiday of Gifts Guide. Great selection of books too. Thanks.

  124. Anna in TX says:

    What great finds!!! Know at least 2 youngsters that would love a Lego Star Wars Quilt!

  125. Lydia in WA says:

    Have to make the Star Wars snowflakes, they are the lol BEST!

  126. Donna in Fl. says:

    This is the day I have waited for. Geek Day. I have a high schooler Geek granddaughter and her younger sister Geek-in-training. I can tell you they are proud of their status. I especially like the Binary wrapping paper. It could be used any time of the year to tellthem that I love them.I plan on making some for Christmas gifts. Great idea.

  127. Cathie D says:

    OK what fun “eye candy” as well as great ideas…I would love to do that Yoda purse one day and the Star Wars quilt and the Dr Who police box….well I can dream?

  128. Jen in CA
    I’m in love with the 8-bit heart cookies! I’ll definitely be making some for my husband.

  129. Genevieve says:

    Ha haa! I love these!

  130. I am a geek! I love all of these geek-ish things!

  131. Kari in WA says:

    Totally diggin’ the Ron Swanson quilt! That. Is. Awesome,

  132. Joelle in Nebraska says:

    the lego star wars quilt is pure awesomeness!

  133. Julia in NJ says:

    I can’t wait for the first snow day so I can make those Star Wars snowflakes with my daughter. What a well curated list! Nicely done!

  134. Rebecca says:

    This is a great post!

  135. Lisamarie in CT says:

    The rubicks cube ottoman just made it onto my Christmas to-do list!

  136. Carol in CA says:

    The Star Wars snowflakes are great!

  137. Abbi says:

    I love your line-up of prizes today!
    Abbi in MN

  138. Diane in NM says:

    Love the Lego Star Wars quilt and the Tetris cake. The rubies cube ottoman is pretty cool, too. Thanks!

  139. Kenzie in GA says:

    I have people on my list that would love all of these gifts!

  140. Lisamarie in CT says:

    I’m adding that awesome rubicks cube ottoman to my Christmas to-do list!

  141. Kenzie says:

    Awesome stuff!

  142. Amber in CA says:

    I know what my Dr. Who fan friend is getting for Christmas! Her son might even get a matching wallet!

  143. Mandi in CO says:

    I want to make that Tetris cake!

  144. Sam in Texas says:

    Great ideas for all the geeks in my life!

  145. Love that Doctor Who Wristlet! I pinned it for a future project. 🙂

  146. Kathryn says:

    That Star Wars quilt is awesome! I may have to try my hand at paper piecing.

  147. Beth B says:

    Great projects! Thanks for the chance to win.

  148. Anita says:

    Lots for geeks to love !

  149. hilary from MN says:

    The avengers cross stich is wonderful may have to put that on my to make list.

  150. Sandy in Ohio says:

    As a citizen of Time magazine’s “nerdiest” state I love these geek gift ideas!

  151. craftytammie says:

    so much fun! Love the avengers cross stitch!

  152. Deanna says:

    My husband was commenting about QR codes today – that tutorial is great! And I’m a big fan of the Rubik’s Cube.

  153. These are perfect for several people on my list. Off to explore comic book paper piecing right now.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  154. Greeblygreebly in WA state says:

    Oh my gosh, I need that Doctor Who wristlet like I need air! So cute!

  155. Emi in IN says:

    Love the cake!

  156. Jennifer in RI says:

    Great post. Awesome giveaway. Thank you.

  157. Emi in IN says:

    Tetris Cake = Amazing!

  158. Laurie in MA says:

    Star Wars snowflakes? I’m getting my scissors.

  159. caroline says:

    I love the techy & starwars stuff. I’d love to be a winner

  160. Sara says:

    They are all so darling! (I’m in NY.)

  161. Bethany says:

    Oh, my, the TARDIS (Police Box) wristlet is fantastic!

  162. leanne in AK says:

    yup, those are right up my alley

  163. kay holm says:

    i have a geek husband and I made him a tardis mug rug for his birthday. now my daughter wants one. thanks for the great ideas.

  164. Jen in MN says:

    I like the tetris cake!

  165. Samantha says:

    Amazing collection! My son probably just passed the age for that Lego Star Wars quilt, but there’s plenty of stuff for me.. hehe

  166. Jess in IN says:

    I have 2 black ottomans for my boys’ room that must be turned into rubix cubes ASAP

  167. Penni says:

    Great ideas!! 🙂

  168. upstatelisa says:

    so fun!!! I may have to make the Dr. Who wristlet for my daughter who is a big Dr. Who fan!!!

  169. Allison in MA says:

    Every idea is so cool! I want to make them all.

  170. Samantha says:

    Love the Wonder Woman quilt block!

  171. Kara in OR says:

    I think these are my favorite ideas yet

  172. Ella says:

    So much geeky goodness!

  173. kat says:

    way too much cool stuff to try! paperpieceing has been on my list of to-do’s, now it’s a MUST-DO!

  174. Meriel A says:

    I HAVE to make that Star Wars quilt for my little brothers. <3

  175. KeriCan in CA says:

    The cuffs are great – so many possibilities!

  176. Brittany in NM says:

    I LOVED this post and got a BUNCH of great ideas 😉

  177. Grace in LA says:

    Love the Star Wars quilt! Thanks for all the great ideas.

  178. Laurie in MA says:

    I love the avengers cross stitch. I need to start sewing for the holidays asap.

  179. Laura in MD says:

    I love these ideas! I have so many people on my list who would love them!

  180. Georgie says:

    Oh, I’m pinning a lot of these! Thanks so much!

  181. connie J says:

    The Yoda bag is awesome!!!! Can’t wait to make it for my niece!… This is why I LOVE handmade holidays 🙂

  182. Thanks for including my LEGO Star Wars quilt in the round up! What great company it’s in! Fab geek gift picks!

  183. I forgot to put I live in Kentucky by my name.

  184. Megan says:

    Love the geeky goodness

  185. Squee! I love all of these ideas! Definitely going to be making many of them!

  186. Lynn Grate says:

    I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the T.A.R.D.I.S. tutorial! ~Lynn in IN

  187. yvette says:

    who would want to make a Wonder Woman quilt?……ME! Love it

  188. Kylie C in OR says:

    The TARDIS wristlet is adorable, this is another great roundup- thanks!

  189. beth says:

    Love the Star Wars snowflakes!

  190. Theresa says:

    The Tardis wristlet and the Star Wtrs lego quilt are now high on my to-do list. My children and I are happy to be geeks when there is cool stuff like this to make!

  191. Rachel Bates says:

    my geeks will rejoice

  192. jackie in IN says:

    another bunch of great gift ideas!!!!! and great books too, thanks!!!!!

  193. Amanda says:

    Another awesome day! I have a few uses for that binary paper!

  194. Kat in CA says:

    Oh, so many geeky lovlies!

  195. Tamie says:

    Love the Binary Wrapping Paper…

  196. Allison in WA says:

    Love all the great gift ideas!

  197. The Yoda purse is very cute!

  198. Margaret says:

    I have a little jedi who would love the snowflakes.

  199. Julielorene from Ontario says:

    Very unique gift ideas that are very cool.

  200. Ellen from OH says:

    My daughter is a big Doctor Who fan and would love the wristlet! Thanks for the gift idea!

  201. Mary H in CO says:

    Love those cookies!

  202. Beth says:

    Love that cake!

  203. Xeo in MD says:

    I never thought of doing a qr code cross stitch project. Clever!

  204. Patty d says:

    There is a tardis wristlets in my future!

  205. Lee says:

    I love the Star Wars quilt. Lots of great ideas for my holiday list! thank you!
    Love the 123 quilt and Molly makes – thanks for the giveaway! Lee – MI USA

  206. Jane S. says:

    I like everything in this post! EVERYTHING. It just kept getting better and better as I scrolled down. Great selection of stuff. 🙂

  207. monica says:

    Love the geek stuff! So cute!

  208. Christine in ohio says:

    What fun!

  209. anna dorothy says:

    I know a star wars fan i want to make some snowflakes for. 🙂

  210. The tetris cake kills me. I love it.

    Thank you for hosting an awesome giveaway and look forward to tomorrow’s ideas.

  211. Maria, IL says:

    That Tetris cake looks so yummy!!!

  212. Tracy in MO says:

    Love these ideas!

  213. Allison says:

    I know someone who would love a TARDIS wristlet! Thanks for this roundup.

  214. Amber in UT says:

    My son would love the starwars quilt.

  215. Becky in FL says:

    That tetris cake is so cute. And looks pretty edible too. Deliciously so …

  216. elizabeth in seattle wa says:

    Ooh! I work with a bunch of engineers and can’t wait to make up some of these projects.

    Would love to win the Molly Makes book–crossing fingers. So cute1

  217. Cricket says:

    Wow, that Star Wars quilt is a work of love! I’m not sure I could do all those. I’m really tempted to try the Twilight Sparkle block, though.
    Cricket in Maine

  218. Amanda in MD says:

    Some adorable gift ideas!

  219. Stephanie S in WA says:

    Love the wrist cuffs! So many possibilities.

  220. Karen in Indiana says:

    Love those paper piecing patterns!

  221. Beth says:

    I LOVE DR. WHO! So happy to see a tardis included in your geek section!
    beth in virginia

  222. Susan K says:

    With three sons – one of them a Star Wars fan and one a Dr Who fan and computer geek – I’ve found presents for each of them. And I’ll have to try the Tetris cake for sure!

  223. Lauren says:

    Cute stuff.

  224. Mary in MN says:

    Not my style, but that Yoda purse is pretty darn cute!

  225. Kerry in WA says:

    Fun ideas!

  226. Mom C says:

    So fun. I can really see me making a tetris cake, among other things. Thanks.

  227. Julia Dale says:

    Best. Post. Ever. I am dying over these projects! DYING!

  228. Therese says:

    My grandson loves lego starwars! and he is getting old enough for marvel comics, too. Such fun!

  229. Mandi says:

    Coming from a big family of geeks, I guarantee I will be making multiple Legi Star Wars quilts and Dr Who wristlets. I can’t wait to get started!

  230. krystina says:

    Oooo a Mollie Makes book!

  231. Stacy S says:

    Feltycuffs- cute!

  232. Maggie in KY says:

    I heart Ron Swanson!

  233. Ellen says:

    That Police Box wristlet will “make” my daughter’s Christmas and also make me a hero! What a clever idea. Thank you!


  234. marthaeliza says:

    In a perfect world, all snowflakes would be Star Wars, and all gifts would be wrapped in binary paper. Or maybe Klingon wrapping paper, though perhaps “I Love You” doesn’t translate well.

  235. Tammy in MI says:

    Looks good!

  236. Deb H. in PA says:

    I wonder if my granddaughter would like the Yoda purse????

  237. Carmen says:

    I really like the Felty Cuffs

  238. Thanks for the chance! Love that Whovians are represented 😀

  239. Mama Lusco says:

    My BFF would love the Police Box clutch. Thank you!

  240. Erin says:

    That Doctor Who wristlet is awesome – thank you for the link!

  241. Shruti says:

    Wonderful collection. Here’s a link to a quilt I made for my “Steve Jobs” fan brother!!!

  242. darci says:

    those snowflakes are so cool, and i cant believe they are free!!!!

  243. Robynn in CA says:

    Love that ottoman. Will have to put two on my christmas list to make. Wonderful.

  244. LynnH says:

    The felt wrist cuffs are a nice project for the kid’s dress up box. Thanks!

  245. Jane in PA says:

    Oh…these books all look SO good!

  246. Alida in VA says:

    OMG, the tetris cake is a wonderful idea!! 🙂 I knew many of the other “make it” thing already but I never thought about a cake 😉 thanks for the idea!

  247. Serena says:

    Love the TARDIS wristlet. I know someone who’d appreciate it (me…)!

  248. megan in GA says:

    I love the Star Wars snowflakes!

  249. Jennifer in NY says:

    I don’t know if I will ever use it, but I like the comic book hero paper piecing tutorial.

  250. Jo in MA says:

    Best roundup yet! So many things to make and covet 🙂

  251. Diann says:

    Oh my goodness….I see a starwars Hawaiian quilt in the offing!!! Or, at least a pillow top or two.

    And thanks for the chance at winning! 🙂

  252. Julie says:

    Mollie Makes Woodland Friends looks like a blast!

  253. Mary Ann in SC says:

    Fun geeky ideas

  254. Tasha in MO says:

    Ahh! Such cool stuff. Loving the Star Wars things.

  255. Lindsie says:

    btw – my state is Idaho.

  256. Lindsie says:

    Oh my heck! I am totally making some of these for Christmas. Thanks Angela!

  257. Marsha in PA says:

    Star Wars snowflakes!!!! Binary wrapping paper!!!! Who says Geeky Klaus isn’t real?

  258. Cassandra Jones says:

    Oh, Ron Swanson is my husbands hero. That quilt is the best.

  259. Rebecca N in MO says:

    Oh these are the coolest gifts to make!! I think I know someone for each one of those you’ve shared!!!

    Thanks for the chance on the gift wins… they’re wonderful, too!

  260. VickiT says:

    Awesome tutorials today. I see a number of them that are perfect for my family.
    I neglected to do this in my past comments this week, but I am in the US – IL

    Thanks for another great day of fun things to make and the awesome prizes.

  261. Kristen in GA says:

    This post makes me want to start cross stitching! Such cute stuff!

  262. Rebeckah says:

    I pined these to make!

  263. Nupur in GA says:

    Cute, Cute! The felty cuffs would be be an adorable addition to any dress-up box.

  264. Audrey in PA says:

    A true Geek themed post!! Love it!

  265. Jenny in CA says:

    Can someone wrap me up in that Swanson Quilt? Please and thank you.

  266. My favorite one in the series yet! I love the Lego Star Wars quilt, it’s brilliant!

  267. Angela in WA says:

    I know exactly who needs a Police Box Wristlet for Christmas! Thank you again for a wonderful collection.

  268. Jennifer in NC says:

    I love the Star Wars quilt… it just says “happy boy” like nothing else I have seen.
    What a great idea!

  269. consuelo says:

    I love the avengers assemble cross stitch pattern.

  270. Sally says:

    So many great ideas for the geeks in me and the family. Can’t wait to make them.

  271. I have a house full of geeks! Love that Tardis wristle!

  272. Lesley says:

    I like those cookies. I’ve been working with pixilated hearts.

  273. Gill says:

    I love the Yoda purse!!

  274. Amy in IL says:

    I love the Yoda purse for my daughter. Such fun ideas. I also might need a couple of those wrist bands so I can be more powerful.

  275. Robin E. in AZ says:

    I love all things geeky, and so do many of the people I love. Great projects today!

  276. I have a friend who made Star Wars snowflakes last year – such a fun geek holiday touch : )

  277. annette says:

    The police box and the star wars snowflakes are totally awesome!

  278. Jessie from NM says:

    Adventures in yarn farming?! That sounds amazing!

  279. Krista in Tennessee says:

    Oooh. I love these ideas! Can’t wait to get crafting.

  280. Heidi WA State says:

    Wow! These are all so fun!! I especially love the Ron Swanson quilt, who wouldnt want to cuddle up with that!

  281. jessicac says:

    I might need to whip up some felty cuffs this morning.. to help me tackle my day!

  282. Annie in CA says:

    That Avenger’s cross stitch is so cute! I may have to make that for someone this year.

  283. Cheryl says:

    I love all of the geeky presents! I made a pi quilt for my husband who is an engineer (nerd) just like me 🙂

  284. Karen says:

    Some of these are real cute. I know a couple folks who would appreciate the binary code wrapping paper.

  285. Tabitha Klucking says:

    I have several friends who’d LOVE a Dr. Who wristlet. Thanks for the pattern link!

  286. Margo in WA says:

    I love both of those cross-stitch patterns! What cute ideas.

  287. Kristin in CA says:

    oh my, I can envision that Tetris cake being adapted to Candy Crush!

  288. Jenn in GA says:

    Loving the paper piecing projects!

  289. SS in NH says:

    Love the binary wrapping paper!

  290. Laura in CT says:

    These projects speak to me and my nerdiness!

  291. Sarah in AZ says:

    I must be a geek because I like all of these!

  292. Melanie in AZ says:

    I love the Tardis purse!

  293. Nicole Martinez says:

    OMG Im such a geek almost love everything on this post

  294. Elizabeth says:

    The Rubik’s Cube Ottoman is very cool!

  295. Taryn says:

    Thank you again for a wonderful giveaway!

  296. Beth in MI says:

    So much geek love! Love all of these ideas!

  297. Beth in Michigan says:

    Love the Dr Who wristlet! I know some Dr Who fans who would love it!

  298. Hannah says:

    Love the star wars quilt!!!

  299. SavvyGirlDeborah in NYC says:

    Gifts for geeks! What fun.

  300. Kristin H says:

    Oh my goodness! I think I’m going to have to make everything listed today!

  301. Sam says:

    Love the star wars crafts. Can’t wait to make something fun for my brother for x-mas!

  302. Dawn L says:

    Love, love, love, love these geek projects!!!

  303. Gillian in OR says:

    This is an amazingly curated day! The 8 bit heart cookies are so funny… I might make them for my “Ready Player 1” book club meeting…

  304. Miet says:

    I’m not big on Star Wars at all, but those snowflakes are pretty cool.

  305. Anya says:

    Ha ha! A Ron Swanson quilt! That is too funny. But I need to make the Star Wars quilt for my son and the police box wristlet for me! Thanks for making me laugh:)

  306. Mary in NH says:

    I want to make all of these, even though I’m one of only a few geeks in my family. I think the Avengers Cross stitch is in my immediate future. 🙂

  307. Flicsha in Nebraska says:

    Thank for the how to for the Take and play car carrier on Sister , Sister. I have a little boy in my life that will love it.

  308. christina in VT says:

    Wow — star wars snowflakes!

  309. Jaime B (Colorado) says:

    LOVE those Star Wars snowflakes – and that wristlet is definitely going to need to happen. 🙂

  310. sangeetha says:

    that tetris cake looks delicious. but back to the original, love the little embroidery.

  311. Emilyplays in WA says:

    Vader snowflakes! This is quite the fun list!

  312. What a great sample of projects. I so want to make the tardis bag ~Shanna in Oregon

  313. Kelie says:

    Great roundup! I think the Super Mario Brother’s QAL should be added to this list….you could easily make one of the characters/blocks into a pillow for your game lover! (I’m from TN)

  314. RON SWANSON QUILT. I’m totally geeking out. I might just die. SW Lego quilt!! If only I had limitless amounts of free time. My kids would have the best Christmas EVAR.

  315. Sonicka says:

    Fun stuff! If I was I quilter, I’d make the Lego Star Wars quilt for my husband!

  316. Kristi in AZ says:

    Sure are some really great gift ideas today. Love the Yoda purse! Thanks

  317. Julie in IN says:

    My daughter will LOVE the police bos wristlet! Very excited to find something to make for her.

  318. Sonja in AL says:

    Oh my gracious! Those Star Wars snowflakes!

  319. Cindi from GA says:

    Great ideas!. Love Handmade Holidays. Thanks for putting it together.

  320. Kaesey says:

    The binary code wrapping paper cracks me up!

  321. Kristal in Utah says:

    Really cute ideas – my kids would like them all!

  322. Amy says:

    Hahaha! Love this list. And even better, the husband loved this list, too ;-). Thanks!

  323. I love that TARDIS wristlet! So cute.

  324. Ramona M. from MI says:

    Wow! Such cool ideas for all us geeks out there.

  325. Anya says:

    Wonderful ideas! Anya in PA

  326. wendy says:

    I can think of lots of people on my gift list that would love this entire list!

  327. Caitlyn says:

    What great projects! The geek in me is thrilled to get started on them! -Caitlyn, FL

  328. Cherri says:

    The Rubik’s ottoman is great & so is the Dr Who clutch.

  329. Java Jane (NC) says:

    You guys are amazing! I keep sending links to the blog off. The Police Box wristlet and Star Wars snowflakes completely rock!

  330. Marge says:

    My Doctor Who friends are going to have a good Christmas! Thanks for sharing.

  331. Bobby says:

    I’m in love with the cross stitches!

  332. Binary wrapping paper is cool. Wonder if there is some binary fabric at Spoonflower?….

  333. Debbie says:

    Clever ideas!

  334. Steph in NE says:

    My son would love that Star Wars quilt but it would take me forever. . .maybe if I start now I’ll finish by next Christmas!

  335. Elli in Wisconsin says:

    I love those Star Wars snowflakes!!!!

  336. Catherine says:

    Oh man, do I have enough time to make a Star Wars quilt before Christmas?!?!

    This is such an incredible roundup. I have a new Star Wars fan in the house, so I would love to do the quilt, but will at least definitely do the snowflakes.

    Thanks for sharing!

  337. Patricia S in MI says:

    Great ideas! I know a couple geeks that would love some of these suggestions.
    Lovin’ the Star Wars snowflakes! Thanks!

  338. Anke says:

    Great series! Love it!

  339. Alicia says:

    Love the Tetris Cake!

  340. Anna in Ohio says:

    Great prizes! And I love the Parks & Rec quilt!

  341. KarenH in OK says:

    The Police Box wristlet would be a BIG hit with several people I know.

  342. Dana in MA says:

    I know someone who would be beyond thrilled if I made them a Star Wars quilt. That is amazing!!

  343. LOVE the QR Crosstitch! Thanks for the list – these are amazing! 🙂

  344. Lindsay in Iowa says:

    So much fun! I wonder if I am capable of doing the Star Wars quilt. I’ve only made one quilt before, but my son would love it sooooo much! I should try a block and see how it goes!

  345. Kate in MO says:

    My husband is a geek so this was a cool collection to see.

  346. Love the Rubik’s ottoman (and the Tetris cake) !!

  347. I think there’s some degree of geek in all of us!

  348. It’s awesome to see Lilja and Kristy, two fabulous Fandom In Stitches designers, represented here! Way to go ladies!

  349. Samina in FL says:

    My son is just getting into Star Wars, so I think we’ll be cutting up some of the snowflakes for him. Those are so neat – thanks for sharing!

  350. Debora Kerr says:

    I have so many “geeky” friends who would love these items!
    Debora in Virginia

  351. Laura in Washington says:

    I love the holiday series you organize each year. I am always so inspired looking at all the posibilities. Thank you to all that make this possible!

  352. Penny G says:

    The Ron Swanson quilt is amazing.

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