Posts Tagged ‘gifts for crafters’

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Asymmetric Cowl

Staying warm and stylish at the same time can be a bit of a challenge. It seems that cold weather and fashion never go hand and hand…until now. Elderflower has created a pattern for an Asymmetic Cowl that is inspired by the series The Hunger Games. This cowl is perfect for a friend or family […]

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 Holiday Gift Guide: Kindling Bundle

Is there an outdoorsy person in your life? You know the type, the kind that can climb Mt. Everest and wrestle a bear at the same time? Sure they can wrestle a bear but can they build a decent fire? Why not help them along with Rackycoo’s Kindling Bundle. This gift is easy to put […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kitty Coasters

Do you have a cat lover in your life? Maybe a crazy cat lady that lives down the street? If so, this is the perfect holiday gift for them! They may think they have everything with fluffy’s face on it, but do they have anything with fluffy’s “other side”? Bethntim shares her pattern for Kitty’s […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Wooden Chain

Christmas Eve is finally here and you have plans to stay up all night waiting for Santa. Why not use that time wisely and craft him a gift! Sure, he loves cookies and milk, but he would really love a Wooden Chain to attach to his suit. Magpirate’s tutorial will give you step by step […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Upcycled Car Trash Bag

Is there someone in your life that is just fanatic about their car? It could be 10 years old and it still looks new. I am not one of those people, but if you know someone like that, why no make them an Upcycled Car Trash Bag for their sweet ride. CraftADDchick takes a mattress […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Grey & Plum Button Wreath

I am obsessed with wreaths. I have one on my door for each season or holiday. I also have them around the house…my craft room, bedroom and kitchen. I love wreaths that are unusual and express creativity. Mistress Jennie takes us step by step in creating a beautiful one of a kind Grey and Plum […]

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: Hostess Gift

If you are anything like me, you have a few gifts set aside for those “just in case” moments. You know, just in case someone stops by, just in case you got invited to the party of the century or just in case you are meeting his parents for the first time and want to […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Mini Book Jewelry

Calling all bibliophiles! It’s time to share your favorite books with the ones you love. Why not give them an extra treat by crafting Mini Book Jewelry of their favorite book. You can give them the real book and a charm to go with it. My Ruby Slippers shows you how make little book charms […]

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: Family Birthday Calendar

I forget everything! I can’t even remember what year I got married and remembering birthdays…hopeless! I am hoping that someone sees this post and makes me a Family Birthday Calendar. It is a stylish way to remember friends and family’s birthday and other important events. The best part is that I don’t have to transfer […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Net Scrubbie

Do you have all your big holiday crafting done but are looking for a few last minute gifts? Why not crochet this tiny little scrubbie by pinkleo. This would be great paired with a homemade soap or as part of a spa basket. We have other stress free gift ideas for those close to you […]