Stitch Craft Create Gifts 2013 is the perfect resource to use to create all of your holiday gifts! With projects involving sewing, paper, jewelry, yarn and more, you'll find a perfect handmade gift for everyone on your list.
In this special edition of Stitch Craft Create Gifts, you’ll find dozens of project ideas and immeasurable inspiration for creating your own seasonal memories in the craft room. Whether your hobby of choice involves stitching, yarn goods, paper craft, upcycling or even a little of everything, you’re sure to find something that excites your creative spirit. And if you find yourself dog-earing a whole list of must-make gifts, be sure to read Marlene Blessing's advice for “A Stress-Free Handcrafted Holiday” on page 8. Using a simple list-based planning guide, she helps crafters avoid the frustration of trying to tackle an overwhelming list of handmade gifts.
When it’s time to wrap your gifts and place them under the tree, skip the boring store-bought bags and tissue, and instead, opt for a few of the unique ideas we’ve compiled in our “Creative Giving” section. Among our offerings are DIY wrapping paper, gift toppers, stitched wine bags and stamped tags; each idea can be adapted easily for use in any season or for any occasion throughout the year. As you peruse this keepsake issue, be sure to grab a notepad and pencil and jot down thoughts as you read; you’ll undoubtedly be bursting with ideas by the time you’re through!