Posts tagged: "gift roundups"

  1. Sew fast, so fun: 6 embroidery gifts to make year ’round

    Posted by on October 19, 2016

    We’ve learned a lot about embroidery since we started publishing books on the subject. What do we love about embroidery? It’s so easy to get started. Beginners turn pro real fast. It’s so easy to finish projects. No UFOs to be found. It’s so easy to embroider quick gifts. Oops! Forgot your bestie’s birthday is […]

  2. 🎁Help is here! Get ready for the gift-giving season 🎁 (+ sale)

    Posted by on August 22, 2016

    As soon as I typed the title for this post I instinctively ducked, knowing that somebody was going to want to throw something at me . I can’t lie, though! That season is coming up quickly! Wouldn’t it be nice to NOT be quilting that table runner for your sister or stuffing that pincushion for […]

  3. Win at gift giving all year long – sew many gifts! (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 18, 2016

    Get ready to be thanked, appreciated, admired, and hugged. Because when you sew gifts for others, gratitude is their return gift to you! If you like to sew gifts but sometimes wonder what to make for someone special—or if you’ve never sewn gifts before but would like to start—let the new book Sew Many Gifts […]

  4. Sew festive! Wrap up your Christmas list 🎅 with fun gifts to sew (sale)

    Posted by on November 16, 2015

    It happens to me every year. I have big plans to sew fun gifts for friends and family. Then the festive season hits, I run out of time, and it all goes down in flames! This year, I plan on making just a couple of low-stress projects. During the long Thanksgiving weekend I’m going to […]

  5. Countdown to Christmas: super-quick quilted gifts to make (+ sale)

    Posted by on October 26, 2015

    It’s still October. Halloween hasn’t even happened. It must be too early to start your quilted Christmas gifts…right? Well, we counted. The calendar shows only EIGHT more weekends until Christmas. Uh-oh! The time to finalize that gift list and start sewing is now. Who’s with us?? If you’re like us, your gift list gets crowded […]

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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]