12 Handmade Gifts

Posted On December 14, 2010

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There’s 11 days till Christmas, but still plenty of time left to try any of these. =)

1. Checkout  HipGirlClips for easy gifts to accompany those Christmas cards. Great for the girls at the office. (Ribbon Bow Tutorial)

2. (10 Free Tote Bag Patterns and Tutorials)

3. How about an apron for your mom, sister, or roommate? Well SkiptomyLou has a collection of cute apron patterns. I particularly like the Reversible Scalloped Half Aprons. (10 Free Apron Patterns)

4. If you don’t mind playing with fire, SimplyVintagegirl can show you how to make a very pretty gift. (Tutorial: How to Make Lovely Fabric Flowers)

5. (D.I.Y Fingerless Gloves)

6. (How to sew a hooded scarf or scoodie!)

7. There’s no doubt that fur is in this winter season and PS I Made This has a tutorial to show you how you can get in on the trend. (Fur Bootie)

8. (DIY: Skinny Ties)

9. (to make: marble magnets)

10. If you have some time and want to try something different, glass etching can be what you are looking for. MakeItLoveIt has clear instructions on what you need to personalize glassware. (Glass Etching)

11. So what if you’re not artsy crafty? Why not try your hands in the kitchen. No one ever said gifts couldn’t come as sweet treats. (Homemade Chocolate-Dipped Marshmallows)

12. Going to a holiday party? Now won’t this be a great party favor . . . Skittles Vodka! Taste the rainbow! Haha, I always wanted to try this. (Skittles Vodka Tutorial)

Edit:
I saw this ornament tutorial and had to add it to the list! (D.I.Y Bunny Ornaments, Soda Can Ornaments, and StarBucks Snowflake )

Also here is a basic sewing guide from ReadyMade. (Sew Far, Sew Good)