It’s here! It’s time for our 10th Annual Handmade Holidays series! We put together a great selection of gifts to make for students, plus an awesome giveaway too! Be inspired to make and give!

Make It

Earbuds Case
Keep those earbuds tangle free and easy to find with this earbud case by Melissa of The Polka Dot Chair.

Quilted Tablet Case
Make a custom quilted tablet case (designed by Shannon of Shannon Brinkley) for your student’s electronics.

I.D. Wallet
Help your favorite student keep their ID handy with this useful keychain designed by  “Elaine” of Ms. Elaineous.

Messenger Bag
Help your favorite student tote all of their essentials around with this great messenger bag by Amber of Crazy Little Projects.

Emoji Key Rings
Express yourself with these fun emoji key rings/backpack decorations designed by Hannah of The Crafternoon Cabaret Club.

Sunglasses Case
College students practically live in those sunnies! Make this sunglasses case (designed by Laura for Sew Mama Sew) to protect them when not in use.

Phone Wallet
This cute phone wallet (designed by Jilly for Sew Mama Sew) holds everything you need when running out the door and is still small enough to fit in the palm of your hand!

Instagram-Inspired Cross-Body Bag
Share your love Instagram with this statement bag (designed by Cheri for Sew Mama Sew), great for on-the-go essentials. 

Knit Book Covers
Protect the mounds of text books with these knit book covers designed by Teresa of Sew Mama Sew.

First Aid Kit
This zippered, fabric first aid kit (designed by Sherri for Sew Mama Sew), stocked with all the essentials, would be perfect to carry in a backpack or overnight bag!

Related tutorials you might enjoy: 3-Ring Binder Pouch Tutorial, Easy-Clean Lunch Bag Tutorial


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 shipping 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 that contribute prizes.

The Tunic Bible: One Pattern, Interchangeable Pieces, Ready-to-Wear Results!

Author: Sarah Gunn and Julie Starr
Publisher: C&T Publishing

It’s the only tunic pattern you’ll ever need! A graded bodice pattern with alternate neck plackets, collars, and sleeves provides many unique, ready-to-wear fashions. From everyday casual to preppy chic, boho, or glamorous, you’ll find the look that’s right for you. Well respected in the sewing industry for their pattern reviews and online garment challenges, Sarah Gunn and Julie Starr make the tunic accessible and exciting for those with basic sewing skills and beyond. Full size tear-out pattern included. Sizes XS-XXL.

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

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