Hard to believe Christmas is less than six weeks away. These tips and gift ideas will help you get ready!
To help you get started on your holiday stitching, we’re providing some links to blogs that may be of interest. Each link will go to a blog post where you will find tutorials, tips, and links to Bonnie’s designs!
Being organized is key to success. Otherwise, you can’t find what you need and what should be enjoyable becomes troublesome.
Bonnie has a great blog (and video) on planning for holiday sewing. By producing kits of your fabrics, threads, and accessories, you can sit down and stitch.
Stitching on T-shirts, Sweatshirts, or a Denim Jacket
Embroidering on clothing allows us to customize the gift to the recipient. Get a refresher on stitching on knits, like t-shirts and sweatshirts.
If you are stitching on denim, there are some things to take into consideration. Prevent a wardrobe malfunction by using the right stabilizer and adding interfacing.
Fabric baskets make good use of scraps and are perfect for filling with gifts and baked goods. Find out how easy it is here.
Aprons are so much fun to make and wear. You can make one for each of your cookie testers and
another for your head cookie baker.
If there are people in your life that have gone above and beyond this year, you can make a card as thanks for being an angel.
Make a reading pillow and include a copy of The Night Before Christmas. When I make another one, I will make the pocket shorter.
Anticipation is half of the fun and this Countdown to Christmas project keeps track of time.
Zip bags make great gifts and gift holders.
Another great hostess gift is kitchen towels. See how to make the back pretty, too.
Ornaments and Gift Tags
Ornaments are so easy to make with the freestanding applique technique.
They also make lovely gift tags.
What will you make?
Sew Inspired by Bonnie