Today’s gift ideas are all about making a house a home. Help the coziness factor of friends’ and family’s homes with these rug, mat, door stop and draft excluder tutorials:
Rag Rug
Eren, from This Vintage Chica, learned how to make rag rugs from her Grammer Shirley when she was a little girl. She passes on her knowledge to you with this Rag Rug Tutorial.
Nine-Patch Door Stop
Elizabeth designed these patchwork door stops to share with you. For more on the door stops see her post on her blog, Oh, Fransson! There you can also download a full-color Nine-Patch Door Stop Tutorial PDF (in the upper, right-hand sidebar).
Simple Appliqué Bath Mat
Megan, from the scent of water, shows how to make a cute, appliqué addition to your bathing routine with this Simple Appliqué Bath Mat Tutorial.
Dog (or Snake) Draft Excluder
Abi shares how to stop drafts with her Dog (or Snake) Draft Excluder Tutorial via Crafty Crafty.
Recycled Bath Mat
Montessori by Hand‘s Meg shows how to repurpose with style in her Recycled Bath Mat Tutorial.

Pattern Recommendation

If you’d like to try a pattern, we suggest this one:

Feather Your Nest

Fabric Recommendations

Here are just a handful of fabrics we love for these projects:

Beth’s choice Kristin’s choice Lauren’s choice
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More Handmade Holiday ideas:
2 ~ Pincushions & Pins
1 ~ Aprons

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