Posts Tagged ‘gifts for children’

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Danish Heart Basket

You can never go wrong with giving a gift card. They are practical and easy. Instead of giving just a card, create a wrapping that is fun, can be filled with other treats and be reused again and again. Kittykill shares her tutorial for a Danish Heart Basket that not only makes a perfect holder […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Whitman’s Sampler

Are you looking for a clever way to give a gift card or holiday cash? Why not take a page out of Jenxx’s book and create a felt Whitman’s Sampler for fun packaging. This gift isn’t just a box to hold cash, you can make little felt treats for kid’s to play with. Create a […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Stencil Shirt

Do you have a fashion diva in your circle? What do you get a person who has great taste but also has everything they need? Why not make them a Stencil Shirt with their favorite image or quote. EdelC shares her tutorial for creating a one of a kind gift that is sure to please […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Sock Snake

No need to be scared of this cute Sock Snake. He just wants to give you a hug. Roler shares her tutorial for this fun loving Sock Snake that would be a great gift for kids and animals. It is a wonderful project to work on with children. You can use their old socks and […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Fabric Origami Cicadas

I don’t want to bug ya, but if you have a person who loves crawly things, then this gift is for them. Fabric Origami Cicadas are a fun surprise in stockings or advent calendars. You could start a new tradition; hide them in the tree or around the house for surprise fortunes or little gifts. […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Fabric Flower Hairpin

All of your Christmas gifts are wrapped and under the tree. Now you just have to finish getting stocking stuffers. Why not do a little scrap busting and make one of a kind Fabric Flower Hairpins. Acadian Driftwood shows you how to create cute hairpins that are the perfect size for stocking stuffers. Use your […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Hula Hoop

Hula Hoops are where it’s at! They are fun, super cool and offer easy exercise. Instead of buying a cheap one that has no flair, why not customize your Hula Hoop with I Sew Cute’s tutorial. You can use holiday themed duct tape to really get into the jolly spirit! Make a one for each […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Felt Basket

I love the idea of alternative wrapping ideas. Why do you have to stick with the usual paper wrap or bag? Why not make the wrapping part of the gift? LimeRiot‘s tutorial for a Little Felt Basket is perfect for a small bouquet of flowers, jewelry or candy. How cute would this be for some […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Hippogriff

Happy Harry Potter Christmas! Every HP fan on your holiday list will head over broom for their very own Hippogriff. They can hang this wonderful creature from the tree or keep it next to them for a little extra protection. Pottermouth’s tutorial requires no magical spells or potions but you will need a needle and […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Exploding Needle Box

No need to worry, no boxes were destroyed or fingers loss making this Exploding Needle Box. There were lots of happy faces when it was given as a gift. Calabaza’s tutorial for an Exploding Needle Box is a great way to wrap up all of your crafty presents. It can be used over and over […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Japanese Shibori Dyeing

Looking for a fun project to do with family and friends when they come into town? Why not have a day of Japanese Shibori Dyeing. AlwaysInMyRoom has an excellent tutorial on this time honored tradition. You can teach the kids about this traditional dyeing technique while making last minute gifts. No two pieces will be […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Bunny Travel Pillow

Traveling during the holiday season can cause a lot of stress to you and to your little one. One way you can diminish that stress is to make everyone their very own Bunny Travel Pillow. Artisan82’s tutorial is perfect for creating a family of bunnies. No more stress, everyone gets a bunny travel pillow and […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Baby Wrap Headbands

Did you know that babies are very concerned about fashion? It’s a fact! They are always up on the latest styles. Jillybeans is very happy to help the wee ones become fashion plates with her tutorial for a Baby Wrap Headband. Customize the headband to match an outfit and let the fashion show begin. This […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Elf Sweater

A cold elf is a cranky elf and a cranky elf means no holiday cheer in your house. The only legal way to keep that elf quiet is to knit the poor little guy a sweater. Pottemouth shares her pattern for an Elf Sweater that will sure to put a smile on that Christmas imp’s […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: A Dinky Donkey

Everyone has a favorite stuffed animal from their childhood. Mine was a little mouse with a bow on its tail. I carried that thing everywhere. I loved that mouse. Why not create a special friend for your little one with Pottermouth‘s pattern for a Dinky Donkey. This little lady can take your child on magical […]