Sew up some sweet softies for all the special people in your life! Or make a few to snuggle with yourself!

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Dump Truck Softie
This adorable dump truck by Stephanie at Swoodson Says uses recycled bottle caps for the wheels. Such a unique idea!


Dolphin Plush
Sew a dolphin plush (or a whole pod!) inspired by the pink dolphins of the Amazon. Pattern designed by Choly Knight.


Ladybug Softie
Sew a sweet and simple ladybug softie for your favorite little bugs with this pattern from Fleece is Fun.


Patchwork Crab 
This cute little crab designed by Abby of While She Naps is a perfect scrapbuster!


Maz Kanata
Star Wars fans will be delighted with this Maz Kanata softie by Mollie of Wild Olive.


Monkey and Blankie Softie
Sewn from felt or fleece, this monkey softie (by Alicia of Felt With Love Designs) makes a an excellent baby gift for any new babies this christmas.


Koala Softie
Sew a koala mom and baby from this simple pattern by Trixi at Coloured Buttons.


Seastar Pillow
Another scrap buster, this seastar pillow by Angela of Handmade in the Heartland is perfect for some larger scraps and would look great in any ocean themed room!

Related tutorials you might enjoy: Sweet Softies 2015, Monster Twins Pattern, and Baby’s First Christmas 2015

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Make Table Runners: 10 Delicious Quilts to Sew

Author: C&T Publishing (Compiler)
Publisher: C&T Publishing

Dress up your table with 10 colorful table runners from top designers! Whether you prefer appliqué or patchwork, traditional or modern, fancy florals or geometric designs, you’re sure to find something you’ll love in this value-packed booklet. And with table toppers quick enough to make in a weekend, you can switch up your decor any time you feel like it!

Check out our 2015 Handmade Holidays list for more fun, creative ideas.

Here are our 2016 themes:

November 26: Luxe Gifts
November 25: Gifts for Crafters
November 24: Gifts for Fitness Lovers
November 23: Wonderful Wreaths
November 22: Gifts for Design Lovers
November 21: Bags to Make and Give
November 20: Lacey Christmas
November 19: Gifts for Artists
November 18: Scrap Busters
November 17: Gifts for the Dapper Gentleman
November 16: Gifts for the Girl Boss
November 15: Easy to Ship Gifts
November 14: Table Runners
November 13: Gifts for the Cook
November 12: Gifts for the Entertainer
November 11: Quick and Easy Gifts
November 10: Gifts for Book Lovers
November 9: Heirloom Gifts
November 8: Fast Projects for the Holidays
November 7: Gifts for Babies and New Parents
November 6: Gifts for Geeks
November 5: Stitched and Sewn Stocking Stuffers
November 4: Gifts for Playtime
November 3: Gifts for Four-Legged Friends
November 2: Gifts for Travelers
November 1: Gifts for Students

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