Category Archives: Gift ideas

Stitch in a pinch

Twisting the old adage: ” need is the mother of invention” to: “need is the mother of motivation” is what got this craft post in motion. Yesterday I had a random gift to give a friend. To my dismay I was totally out of generic wrapping paper. Somehow to give...
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Fluffy Time!

Hi All! Around the corner is that fluffy time of year: Halloween and Holidays! Plenty of time now to make decorations, costumes and gifts. Projects are keeping me busy these days, but I hope to add a some knick knacks on the site for you to consider making for the holidays...
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Here’s your hat!

Hats are great to wear as protection from the elements or a way to express character. It’s a fun kick to go on a department store outing and try on a bunch of hats for some laughs or to prepare for a dress up event. For a day out in...
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Time to tell Mom what you think of her

  Let Mom know she’s the greatest!   What can be a better gift than a personal handcrafted design? Look for ideas on this site to get your creative juices going. Make an appliqué with a message to attach to a notebook, tote, or send as a greeting. Have you...
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Design a tote

This week’s basic design project is an open tote. This fashion accessory can be a design classic or created to make a statement. A beautiful fabric can be the beginning inspiration for any tote, and there are many cool trims that can be considered for a tote strap. To further...
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