Gifts that are meaningful and useful are the types of gifts I like to give, don't you? Handmade gifts check these two boxes and then some. Learn how to make over 20 homemade Christmas gifts for friends and family. From babies to grandparents, everyone loves homemade gifts.
Learn to make a strip quilt with this easy, step by step tutorial. This is a great project for beginner sewers or those who are more advanced and want a quick win. You can make a small doll blanket or a larger lap blanket.
Rope baskets are unique, versatile, and easy to make. Learn all the tips and tricks for making coiled roped baskets to give to friends and family. These make a great gift on their own or as the "wrapping" for other handmade gifts.
This crayon tote bag is a fun gift for a young child. Now, instead of being entertained by electronics, he can bring along his favorite coloring books and crayons. This bag looks complicated but actually comes together quite easily.
Reduce waste by making reusable gift bags to give to friends and family. These bags make wrapping gifts a cinch and the recipients are always thrilled to have a fabric gift bag they can use for their gift giving.
You don't have to spend a fortune to get matching custom stockings. Use this step by step tutorial to make matching canvas stockings with name plates. I love these because as we add new family members I can just make them a stocking and still have a row of matching stockings.
We use heat therapy pads all the time, especially in the winter. Of course, they're for things like sore necks but we heat them up and use them to warm toes on cold evenings too. Learn how to make heat therapy pads in just a few minutes with this easy tutorial.
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