Posts tagged: "gift roundups"

  1. Make-in-a-Day Gifts to Sew for Christmas

    Posted by on December 10, 2013

    When your sewing machine is Santa’s workshop, stitching quick and easy patterns makes the elf work run smoothly—and with elf-appropriate cheer. So in this post we’re sharing 12 ideas for gifts you can sew in just one day or less. Whether you’ve got time to spare or next to no time at all, you’ll find [...]


  2. Quirky Question: your traditions (+ roundup)

    Posted by on December 6, 2013

    Thanks for joining us for Knit and Crochet Friday! You’re just in time for the Quirky Question—where questions are just for fun, answers are always welcome, and you could win a free eBook. Left: From Knitting Circles around Mittens and More by Antje Gillingham You know, it’s holiday crunch time: just 19 days until Christmas! [...]


  3. What’s a guy to buy? Perfectly paired gift ideas for quilters

    Posted by on December 5, 2013

    It’s a wonderful feeling to receive the perfect holiday gift. But often, it’s even more satisfying to give the perfect gift. If you have a loved one who’s all heart—but all thumbs when it comes to choosing holiday gifts for you—we’re here to help them wow you this year! Today we’re putting on our elf [...]


  4. 5 instant gifts for quilters: quilt calendars

    Posted by on December 3, 2013

    When the holidays arrive, quilting friends often face a common question: what do you get for the quilter who has it all? No matter how many fabrics, books, tools, and gadgets a quilter owns, there’s always one thing she seldom stops searching for and occasionally runs out of: inspiration. Below you’ll find 5 quick, affordable, [...]


  5. Focus on fun! Easy sewing gifts for kids (+ sale)

    Posted by on November 18, 2013

    Can you believe that the gift-giving season is almost here? Are you starting to panic because you promised yourself you were going to give handmade gifts this year and haven’t even started (see my hand waving frantically)? Have you resigned yourself to shopping by keyboard (more hand waving)? “Little Horses” from Felting for Kids Take [...]


  6. Even MORE quick Christmas quilts: part II

    Posted by on November 5, 2013

    We’re starting to feel the Christmas spirit—are you? Here in the office, everyone’s buzzing about decorating, giftmaking, and party planning (remember last year’s office party?). Some staffers are really on the ball; they’ve already been to the sewing machine and back! Author liaison Cathy stitched up this beautiful tree skirt from Simply Modern Christmas. There’s [...]


  7. Sew Gifts!

    Posted by on October 15, 2013

    When the holidays come around, it can be hard to make time for ourselves (and for our sewing machines). That’s what makes sewing gifts for others so appealing. We get to stitch love and friendship into fun, practical gifts that recipients can use and cherish—and that we can thoroughly enjoy making. Here’s how Mary Green [...]


  8. 2014 quilt calendars are here! (+ giveaway and sale)

    Posted by on August 15, 2013

    Happy New Year! This week we’re releasing our annual trio of quilt calendars for the new year on the way—three beautiful wall calendars featuring the best quilts of today. Back in 2001, a single quilt calendar was what we offered, but over the years demand has skyrocketed. Turns out quilters love keeping track of their [...]


  9. For them—for you!: Christmas sewing ideas

    Posted by on July 8, 2013

    Why does “Christmas in July” come around each year, just like any other holiday? For many, August and September are packed with back-to-school activity. October and November have their own holidays to keep us busy. And all of a sudden—BAM!—it’s December. How’d that happen?!? July is an opportune time to start stitching in anticipation of [...]


  10. Gifts for true gems: birthday quilts

    Posted by on June 6, 2013

    Have you ever been flat-out stumped trying to choose a birthday gift? Maybe you’re getting a gift for a person who seems to have everything. Perhaps you know someone well but don’t quite have a handle on their personal style. Or maybe, just maybe, you’ve got giftees who are very, um, particular when it comes [...]