Posts Tagged ‘gifts for teens’

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Fancy Flip Flops

Do you have a group of girlfriends that you need to make gifts for? Why not give them a home spa pedicure package. Add nail polish, nail files, lotion and other fun stuff to a bag. Don’t forget to add Fancy Flip Flops to the gift. Thanks to EdelC, those mistletoes will sparkle in a […]

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: Fascinators

Fancy holiday parties require fancy holiday hats. You know this is a rule, right? You can not show up to an engagement with just any hat. Cmarion3 shares her tutorial for a Fascinator that will have you and your friends looking fashionable and spreading holiday cheer. This little hat is the perfect gift for a […]

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: Sewing Machine Service

What do you get the person that has everything? How about instead of a gift, you can do something for them. I do not know one person who owns a sewing machine that doesn’t want or need it serviced from time to time. Hannnahmaree offers her tutorial for How to Service a Sewing Machine. It […]

Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Needle Minder

Holiday needlework can be a bit overwhelming. There is only so much our stitchy little fingers can take! We have a hard enough time remembering how many crosses to count, we can’t watch out for our needles too. AugustBell created the perfect gift for those stitchers in our life. A Needle Minder is a cute […]

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: 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: 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: 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: 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 […]