Moms and Grandmas are often so appreciative of handmade goodness! Spoil them with today’s gift ideas…Don’t forget to comment on each Handmade Holidays post for your chance to win prizes! We’ll announce our first winners next weekend: Gifts for Tweens + Teens, Gifts for Organizers, Gifts for Travelers, Deck the Halls + Gifts for Little Kids

Make It

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Moms and Grandmas might just love these pretty Patchwork Totes from Beth of Plum and June for Sew,Mama,Sew!
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Make a flattering Ruffled Wrap with Nicole’s tutorial and pattern-making tips at Sew,Mama,Sew! Nicole is the co-author, with Debra Immergut, of this year’s hit sewing book Improv Sewing: 101 Fast, Fearless Projects.
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Share the love with a LOVE Mini-Quilt from Kelly of kelbysews for Sew,Mama,Sew!
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Haley shows you how to make a whole set of fun and unique Modern Block Printed Napkins at The Zen of Making.
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Does Mom or Grandma love tea? Lisa and Sarah show you how to make a lovely Teapot Cozy at the aptly-named Time for Tea blog.
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Kate from Kate Conklin Designs shows you how to work with kids to create special pillows in this Sewing with Kids ~ Pillow + Cushion Design Tutorial at Sew,Mama,Sew! It’s a great project for Grandma!
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Make a handy Gardener’s Apron with Kristie from OCD: obsessive crafting disorder for Sew,Mama,Sew! This apron would also be great for craft sales, markets and garage sales, giving you easy proximity and access to cash and coins.

Bag a Day

There are so many beautiful bags to love out there… We’re sharing one bag tutorial every day this month for you to sew and give.

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This little Zipper Card Pouch from Joanne at Craft Passion would make a nice gift, especially with a gift card tucked inside!

Related tutorials you might just love: Passion for Accessories, Passion for Relaxation, Passion for Organization, Passion for Jewelry, Gifts for Moms + Grandmas

Here are just a few fabrics perfect for some of today’s projects. Click on the fabric images to visit the Sew,Mama,Sew! shop:

Kristin’s choice Beth’s choice Gabrien’s choice

Mix It

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Joy shares this yummy Pear Spice Cake with Walnut Praline Topping recipe at Joy the Baker.

Print It

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More Printable Gift Tags! These bright and cheery tags come in two colorways at Hey Look.

Win It

Comment on today’s post for a chance to win one of these prizes!

Eileen Roche is the founding editor and owner of Designs in Machine Embroidery magazine, and inventor of several products for the home machine embroiderer. The Designs in Machine Embroidery website includes free embroidery designs, newsletters, an online store and Eileen’s blog. Eileen also has a class on Craftsy for The Machine Embroidered Quilt.

Designs in Machine Embroidery is giving away several prize packages for Handmade Holidays! Giveaway #1 is a Perfect Alignment Laser PAL2. (Retail value: $89.99)

Martingale & Company is giving away a $30 eCertificate to use for any of their books and publications! You could choose:

Sew Merry and Bright (US Winners Only)

Author: Linda Lum DeBono
Publisher: That Patchwork Place

This handmade-holiday collection offers an exciting array of decorating ideas. Fill your sleigh with 21 projects, including wall hangings, place mats, ornaments, stockings, table runners, a tree skirt, an Advent calendar, and more.

Don’t miss our Handmade Holidays photo pool, and check out our 2011 Handmade Holidays list for more fabulous ideas.

5 ~ Gifts for Tweens + Teens
4 ~ Gifts for Organizers
3 ~ Gifts for Travelers
2 ~ Deck the Halls
1 ~ Gifts for Little Kids

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