November 14 ~ Gifts for Babies
|Don’t you just love to sew for babies and their appreciative parents?! Share some handmade love with today’s fun ideas…|
Abby Glassenberg from While She Naps designed this darling Baby Butterfly toy here at Sew,Mama,Sew!
Rachel Measham-Pywell from Four Wise Monkeys joined us here at Sew,Mama,Sew! with this sweet Basic Bib tutorial. Rachel shows you how to add appliqué, ribbon, rick rack, etc. for lots of looks with one pattern.
We think the technique in this Scribble Initial T-Shirt tutorial from Aesthetic Nest would be cute on onesies!
Make Beauregard Bear with Jennifer Paganelli and Carla Hegeman Crim of Sis Boom! Jennifer regularly shares gorgeous fabric collections and is the author of this year’s Happy Home: Twenty Sewing and Craft Projects to Pretty Up Your Home.
Sew up a Trio of Baby Hats with this easy tutorial at Zaaberry!
Create lots of Butterfly Blocks with this tutorial at Red Pepper Quilts, and turn the blocks into a pretty Butterfly Block Quilt for Baby!
Bag a Day
There are so many beautiful bags to love out there… We’re sharing one bag tutorial every day this month for you to sew and give.
Shannon from Sewing Barefoot writes, “This Diaper Clutch is a must for mamas on the go. It’s big enough for a few diapers and wipes but small enough to toss into a purse or small bag when you leave the house.”
Here are just a few fabrics perfect for some of today’s projects. Click on the fabric images to visit the Sew,Mama,Sew! shop:
|Beth’s choice||Liz’s choice||Kristin’s choice|
|Salted Bourbon Caramels
This one is for the parents of the babies! Give these Salted Bourbon Caramels from Making Life Delicious!
|Holiday Gift Tags
Anne Marie shares 18 fun Holiday Gift Tags at Buttoned Up!
Comment on today’s post for a chance to win one of these prizes!
Tip: If you’re hoping to win a prize that notes “US Winners Only,” include your state in your name (i.e. Beth in WA) so we can confirm residence and avoid any disappointment on your end. Shipping range is determined by the generous companies and artisans that donate Handmade Holidays prizes.
Little Stitches: 100+ Sweet Embroidery Designs 12 Projects (US Winners Only)
Author: Aneela Hoey
Publisher: C&T Publishing
Choose from more than 100 original embroidery designs, hand-drawn with a modern take on retro style. Aneela Hoey’s illustrations are printed on transfer paper to use and reuse— Tear out the page, trim out the design, iron it down, and stitch away! Learn 11 easy decorative stitches plus techniques for adding texture. Embroider these charming images on 12 whimsical and practical projects, perfect for keepsakes or gifts. Projects include a baby quilt, cushion covers, cozies for jars and tissue boxes, and more.
Andrea Sabean is the Artisan in the Woods! She writes, “I am passionate about sharing the joy of all things handmade! I love to create items that bring that warm handmade-just-for-me feeling to whoever owns them. In keeping with the age-old traditions of sewing when every scrap was used and old pieces were re-made or re-sewn until the fabric wore out, I love to bring new life and purpose to old fabrics, and to make projects using every scrap of both new and old materials. I also love to honor the imagination and creativity of children by bringing their drawings to life!” Andrea creates custom creatures inspired by children’s designs.
Artisan in the Woods is giving away a handmade, custom Create-a-Creature! (Prize value: $65) Andrea writes, “When you send me a drawing I work hard to create a soft, cuddly friend that matches their vision as closely as possible. Recipients of these fuzzy friends have been amazed to see their drawings come to life-– right down to the tiny details! These creatures are a good size (at least 16″ tall or wide) so they make great huggable companions. I also return the original drawing to you laminated, with the name of the creator (your child!) and the creature’s birthdate, as a keepsake.”
13 ~ Gifts for Hostesses
12 ~ Gifts for Crafters
11 ~ Gifts for Big Kids
10 ~ Gifts for Whimsical Friends
9 ~ Deck the Halls
8 ~ Gifts for Cooks
7 ~ Gifts for Pet Lovers
6 ~ Gifts for Moms + Grandmas
5 ~ Gifts for Tweens + Teens
4 ~ Gifts for Organizers
3 ~ Gifts for Travelers
2 ~ Deck the Halls
1 ~ Gifts for Little Kids
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