November 7 ~ Gifts for Pet Lovers
|Do you have someone who loves animals on your holiday list? Do you have a favorite pet who needs something special this holiday season? We have lots of tutorials for you today, and don’t forget to check out the related tutorial links for previous round-ups and more…
(We’re admittedly heavy on ideas for dogs today!– Please share any additional tutorial links you found in 2012 for cats, birds, etc., in the comments…)
|Adjustable Dog Collar
Ilse shows you how to make an easy and cute Adjustable Dog Collar at Sew It Love It.
Boxed Cushions like these from Amanda Brown for Design*Sponge make perfect, cozy spots for family pets.
|Pocket Pet Fleece Hammock
Make a Pocket Pet Fleece Hammock for your small “pocket pet” with this tutorial from Weeks Ringle at Craft Nectar.
Summer shows you how to whip up a custom Dog Leash at Summer Thinks.
|Kimono Dog Harness
Jill Myslinski’s Kimono Dog Harness (Acorn Market blog for Sew,Mama,Sew!) was a hit this year!
Do you want to make some fun Dog Toys as stocking stuffers? Ilse gives you tips at Sew It Love It.
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.
|Reversible Jumbo Tote Bag
Joann’s Reversible Jumbo Tote Bag will hold a ton! The tote features upholstery fabrics and two designs (with two handle options as well). Find the how-to at Craft Passion.
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||Kristin’s choice||Gabrien’s choice|
Jamie’s Hot Cocoa recipe at My Baking Addiction would make the perfect accompaniment for long winter walks with the dog!
|Holiday Gift Tags
We have more Holiday Gift Tags! Today’s download features Christmas and Chanukah tags from Helen at Orange You Lucky.
Comment on today’s post for a chance to win one of these prizes!
Intertwined is a sewing cooperative of five refugee women living in Knoxville, TN. The women have been sewing together for about a year and meet three days a week to sew and learn English, finances, and design as they adapt to life in America. The creativity of sewing and patchwork empowers the women and helps them process the turbulent events they experienced in their home countries. Intertwined recently opened their Etsy shop. Nearly all of the materials the members sew with are donated which means a significant portion of the profits go directly to the sewists’ families.
Intertwined is giving away two 18″ patchwork pillow covers, valued at $40 each, in colors customizable by the recipient.
Handmade by refugee women living in Knoxville, TN! Just in time for fall… These autumn patchwork and quilted pillow covers incorporate new and vintage fabrics from our extensive collection of donated materials. Also available in your own custom color choice.
The Original Dog Tarot: Divine the Canine Mind! (US Winners Only)
Author: Heidi Schulman
Publisher: Potter Style
Want to know why your dog shreds your slippers but ignores his designer toys? Does your pooch really want a puppy for companionship, or are you delusional? The Original Dog Tarot is an entertaining, tongue-in-jowl deck of tarot cards and accompanying book affectionately written for dog lovers who want to divine their canine’s mind. The 30 cards are a takeoff on the traditional tarot; they’re divided into the Major Barkana and Minor Barkana. Each card offers advice for both canines and the humans in their lives. You don’t have to be familiar with traditional tarot to use this deck. It is a witty and wise stand-alone oracle for anyone who has given up mastering the techniques of The Dog Whisperer.
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