Posts tagged: "gift roundups"

  1. 
Back-to-school sewing (+ sale on 4 fun books!)

    Posted by on August 10, 2015

    Heading back to school, no matter if it’s to fifth grade or freshman year of college, is always both a bit exciting and a bit daunting. Give the kids in your life an extra special send-off by making them a gift that’s just as practical as it is heartfelt. To kick-off your back-to-school savings with […]


  2. Your stash = savings: Christmas gifts for $15, $5, less (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 16, 2015

    How many people would you love to delight with a handmade gift this coming Christmas? Does your gift list start out long, only to get shortened after you factor in the time and money it takes to go handmade? Let’s keep it real: the art of handmade gift giving lies in efficiency—in both time and […]


  3. Holiday gifts: start knitting now! (yarn giveaway)

    Posted by on July 15, 2015

    Don’t believe that time flies? Here’s a convincing argument: there are only 23 weeks until Christmas. Eep! How many Christmas knitting projects can you complete in a week? July means it’s time to make a list of your Christmas craft ideas and start working (or sprinting) toward the goal. Check out these roundups of holiday […]


  4. 3 quick-to-make quilts for dads AND grads

    Posted by on May 12, 2015

    School’s winding down and summer’s drawing near—it’s time to celebrate dads and grads! Do you want to shower a special dad or grad with a handmade quilt this year? Or maybe you know a dad and a grad who need spoiling. That’s a lot of quiltmaking ahead…isn’t it? Not when you have that special something […]


  5. Sewing gifts for mom: 24 quick-to-make projects

    Posted by on May 7, 2015

    Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10. Still deciding on a special gift for Mom? With only three days left until her big day, it’s times like these when your sewing skills sure do come in handy! Today we’ve rounded up some fun Mother’s Day gifts that you can sew—and you can complete most of them […]


  6. 7 super-quick crafts for Valentine’s Day (yes, that quick)

    Posted by on February 12, 2015

    Valentine’s Day is only two days away—but there’s still time to give your valentine a gift with a handmade touch! Simply register or log in to our Freebies page and get access to how-tos for all 7 fast, fun valentine crafts below. We’re proud to point out that these projects were made just for you, […]


  7. 6 Valentine’s Day gift ideas to knit and crochet

    Posted by on February 6, 2015

    Looking for last-minute homemade gifts to make for Valentine’s Day? Here are 6 quick and easy Valentine’s Day gifts you can knit or crochet! Whether for friends or family, these knit and crochet valentine patterns are sure to please, while showing how much you care. Valentine Knitting Patterns Make a sweet hat for a niece, […]


  8. 8 heart quilt-block patterns for Valentine’s Day

    Posted by on January 22, 2015

    Cupid is ready to draw his bow and take aim; who do you want his arrow to tag this year? Whether you want to spoil your main squeeze, a family member, or a special friend this Valentine’s Day—or simply decorate for the occasion—a quilt featuring a heart quilt-block pattern will send a meaningful message straight […]


  9. 7 days to Christmas! 9 make-in-a-day (or less) projects

    Posted by on December 18, 2014

    Quilt detail from Here Comes Winter One week until Christmas: who’s left on your nice list? You want to make them something from the heart…but is there enough time left? With a little quick-sew magic, the answer is yes! Below you’ll find nine projects to put together in just a few hours. Projects are from […]


  10. 12 last-minute Christmas gifts to knit or crochet

    Posted by on December 12, 2014

    There are only 12 days until Christmas! How are your handmade gifts coming along? If you’re crunched for time and still want to give something handmade, here’s a roundup of last-minute handmade Christmas gifts. With six quick, easy crochet projects and six quick-knit projects, you can make one every day between now and Christmas. Don’t […]